Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Career Tip

While creating your resume, give examples of accomplishments in previous jobs and be sure to elaborate on the same in your interview


Sunday, March 27, 2011

Career Tip


  • To motivate your team members, conduct award-giving functions to recognize their achievements. This will double their energy level.

  • Prepare a list of questions to ask the employer. Cover job duties and management styles but avoid asking about salary or benefits  

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Career Tip


  • It is not necessary for you to be the leader in solving every problem. You can help the group by bringing focus to the solutions
  • Be polite to your colleagues and handle your frustrations and anger carefully while at work. This will reduce your stress levels

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Career Tip


  • The image you will create with your resume must match the salary and responsibility level that you are aiming for.
  • Identify your challenges and prioritize accordingly. Formulate a plan as to how to address these issues and the time frames involved.. 

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Career Tip


  • When you reply to an e-mail, stick to the same subject and place your response at the top. Don't delete the content sent to you 

  • Volunteer for extra work carefully. You do not want to volunteer for the wrong things and end up being perceived as inefficient.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Career Tip


  • While conducting a meeting, keep in mind the goals and the objectives of the meeting and involve all participants in the process
  • Keep your personal life-personal. Your co-workers do not need to know about your family or personal attributes in great detail.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Career Tip


  • Resume Skills: Typically the more specific you can be in describing your duties in your resume the better, it is for employers.
  • For your introspection and analysis maintain a diary of issues or conflicts you have during the course of job hunting process

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Career Tip


  • Do not conduct personal business during your work-day. Your goal is to stay focussed on the task at hand in your organisation.
  • Don't let your guard down. No matter how friendly the interviewer is, you must always remember that he/she is not your friend

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Career Tip


  • Do use an email signature that includes your name, along with any contact information such as phone,fax, cell, website etc.
  • Send a thank you note after a phone interview or an informational conversation. Also remember to follow up at a later date

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Career Tip


  • Keep in constant touch with your boss about your performance. Ask about moving ahead and what you need to do to get ahead
  • For an interview, develop questions of your own that demonstrate your interest and knowledge in working with the company.