Best web technologies and tools for 2015

Web has certainly come a long way in last few years. We have technologies and tools that have changed the way we develop web apps. As the technology keeps evolving, we will see more improvements in the coming year. In this article I am going…

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…

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…

Five ways to prepare for an appraisal conversation

​ Appraisal conversations, besides being the most anticipated, can leave one tongue-tied. But some amount of preparation and research can assuage employee anxiety, says ET. 1. Gather Data One of the problems with Indian appraisees is the sheer absence of data collection before appraisals, says…

Top ten strategic technologies & trends for 2014: Gartner

A strategic technology is something which has a direct impact on the organisation’s long-term plans, programs and initiatives. It may also be considered as an existing technology that has become suitable for a wider range of uses. It also offers opportunity for strategic business advantage…

Five hidden facts about CTC your employer won’t tell

​Campus placement is fashionable today. Students feel very proud and happy to share with others about their pay package. They think higher the pay package, higher will be their monthly salary. They just divide their package by 12 and calculate the monthly cash inflow and…

Eight questions candidates must ask in interview ?

Sakaar Anand, VP-HR, CA Technologies advises you on questions to ask at your next job interview! Candidates often wonder if it is actually right to question their prospective employer about the job. Will the employer like it or get offended? It is an important window for…