Professional and Personal Growth

Image source:- tanveernaseer.com Tis the season of New Year’s Resolutions. Regardless of whether we skipped or staggered past the 2014 finish line, we all have an opportunity to set new goals for 2015. For me, 2014 was very full, in a good way. Here are my resolutions…

A Practical Guide to Being Better Than Your Boss

Time and time again, we’ve heard successful people make an interesting claim: hiring employees who are smarter than you is a great business practice.    Here’s Phil Libin, co-founder and CEO of Evernote: “Hiring people smarter than yourself is the long-term answer to your micromanagement…

How To Assess Your Performance Before Appraisals

​ Self-assessment is very crucial before appearing for your next appraisal. Here’s how you should go about it… Srilagna Saha, TimesJobs.com Bureau Another year; yet another round of appraisal! But are we prepared yet? Are we certain that we are ready to justify our achievements…

The Power Of Employee Referrals

​ Recruitment through employee referrals is an established method and will continue to be the most preferred medium for sourcing employees in large numbers. Apeksha Kaushik, TimesJobs.com Bureau Organisations often rely on employee referrals for identifying the top talents, according to recruitment managers. This is…

Ways To Negotiate For A Higher Salary

​ Overcome the fear of rejection and resentment and bring in self-confidence while asking for a higher salary. Neha Singh Verma, TimesJobs.com Bureau Salary negotiation happens either when an employee explores a new job opportunity, or during the yearly performance assessment meetings in the current…

5 ways to recover from career mistakes

​A mistake isn’t the end of the world — or career. “Multiple failures lead to a perception which is the basis of further failures — and that is, ‘you can’t succeed’,” says Raj Raghavan, country HR leader, Amazon India. It’s important then, to pick yourself…

How to get a job at Google

​ MOUNTAIN VIEW: Last June, in an interview with Adam Bryant of The New York Times, Laszlo Bock, the senior vice president of people operations for Google — i.e, the guy in charge of hiring for one of the world’s most successful companies — noted…

5 Salary Negotiation Mistakes To Avoid

​Don’t sell yourself short. Here’s how to get the salary and benefits you deserve. ​ ​ You polished your resume, aced the interviews, and landed the job. But what happens next? According to a CareerBuilder survey, 45% of employers are willing — and expect —…

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