Posts in Category: career

Overcoming office politics

  • 12th Feb 2018

– Take a look to identify the power environment.
– Create various relationships with people across the company.
– Remember that you are there for work, not to play around.
– Peace will come when you are in your skin and not be adapting all the time.
– If it is getting too much, you have the option to leave.

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Get your day to be productive with these morning habits

  • 19th Jan 2018

– Spend some time in meditation and exercise. It helps boost attention and lower stress.
– Think of all that you are grateful for.
– Writing down tasks will help you focus.
– Recite positive affirmations.
– Listen to upbeat music to chirp you up.
– Drink lemon water.

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Sales startup Mindtickle gets $27 mn

  • 14th Dec 2017

MindTickle, a sales-readiness startup, has raised $27 million and will use it for expansion and product innovation. It uses micro-learning, gamification and mobile with data to improve sales teams’ productivity. With its HQ in San Francisco and operations in India, it serves 1.5 lakh users in 100 companies.

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Gartner says AI will create 2.3 mn jobs by 2020

  • 14th Dec 2017

Research firm Gartner has said that though AI will eliminate about 1.8 million jobs by 2020, it will also see the addition of 2.3 million jobs. By 2020, the job dynamics will change with manufacturing losing the most and healthcare and education gaining. AI is not the same as automation, which is the cause of fear.

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Job titles aren’t a big deal, here’s why

  • 12th Dec 2017

– It doesn’t reflect the kind of lifestyle you lead.
– They closet your ambition.
– The office environment is more beneficial.
– You are more than just one title.
– They don’t show every part of your success.

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Soon, it will be easy for you to close accounts

  • 12th Feb 2018

Small savings scheme accounts are getting better closing flexibility as the government wants them to be more attractive. Provision of premature closing can be amended to allow withdrawal in case of medical or financial emergencies. Another feature would be to allow guardians to deposit for minors for all schemes.

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How to innovate your career

  • 19th Jan 2018

– Set a personal challenge for every new day.

– Think what you can do to make your career more enriching.

– It’s not always about moving up the ladder.

– What are the enjoyable elements of your life that you think can make your work more fulfilling.

– Don’t run after job titles but after skills.

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Things to do before the year ends

  • 14th Dec 2017

– Check for all that you’ve accomplished.
– Identify what you wish to do the next year and prioritise them.
– Be very realistic about what is achievable or not.

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How to approach a raise talk with your boss

  • 12th Dec 2017

– Prepare your boss for it.
– Is the business doing great for you to get a raise?
– Has it been a year since you’ve been in the role without significant change in your responsibilities.
– Can you back your request with stats?
– Is your request reasonable?
– What will you negotiate if you don’t get it?

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