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Biography, Executive Leadership, Trends

Executive Biography: A 360-Degree Overview and How It Can Complement an Executive Resume

Executive hiring is a proactive process and it is seldom accomplished through the traditional hiring approach. You will rarely find an executive-level job posting making its way into an advertisement. Therefore, sending out copies of a thoughtfully developed resume across your network will not work; even a supporting document like a cover letter might not do the job for you. To provide a big picture of your career and journey, you need an Executive Biography. What is a bio? An executive biography is a descriptive document, primarily conveying the value you bring to the table. It is an amalgamation of…

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Career, Resume Writing, Trends

Why right now is a great time to work on your Resume and Career Goals

The Corona Virus (or Covid19) Pandemic has brought the whole world to its knees. Production has stopped, industries are at a standstill, and everyone is worried and scared. But it doesn’t mean we won’t bounce back! Governments are taking precautions and locking cities down. Most educated people are socially distancing themselves and it is only a matter of time before we, as a race, defeat the virus and get back to our normal lives. This time, the lock down phase, is when most of us are at home and keeping a distance from all kinds of social distractions. It’s a…

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Career, Communication, Job Hunting, Resume Writing, Trends

Your Writing Skills can show you a career path with Numerous Options & Opportunities

 “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing” – Benjamin Franklin In schools and colleges, teachers or professors often give topics to write something – essays, journals, or paragraphs. If we are able to express our thoughts and opinions fine through the writings, we score well and sometimes we even receive an appreciation. Our writings get published in school magazines, children paper editions, etc.  As a result of these reasons, we often think of enhancing our writing skills and have a feeling that a career in writing may not be a bad choice. Writing as a Profession. Writing…

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Arts, Career, Job Hunting, Resume Writing, Trends

Love to doodle? Create a career out of it!

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” – Confucius You have started it as hobby or interest to draw something without thinking about what you are doing. You used to mess around with pencils and draw figures from your imagination. Then, why not start treating this hobby as a business tool and think of building a solid career?? Doodling Doodling is a fun way to draw beautiful and original designs with cute and child-like characters or random and abstract patterns. Doodling is a great means to engage the mind in…

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Career, Job Hunting, Resume Writing, Trends

Beautiful Handwriting? Try a career in calligraphy

“The arts are not a way to make a living. They are very human way of making life more bearable.” – Kurt Vonnegut Good handwriting can create great impressions, it augments your personality and the person who is watching your writing gets stunned by how beautifully you can write. Maybe you have always received compliments about your handwriting, so why not consider those compliments seriously and think of starting a career in calligraphy?? What is Calligraphy? Calligraphy is the craft of fine handwriting, a visual art where the legibility of letters may be compromised in favour of visual extravagance. Calligraphy…

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Body Language, Interviews, Trends

Fake it till You Make it: Looking Like a CEO

Your resume is your ticket to the new job. But success at the interview table (and even at the new job later) depends on more than just the resume that you carry. Besides nonverbal cues like how we stand or how firm we shake another person’s hand, one of the biggest indicators of confidence and success is how we look. The way we dress, how we do our hair, how clean or dirty we look—these are all signs to other people demonstrating our capability. So how do we look as capable as humanly possible? We mimic, of course. But who do…

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Career, Career Switch, Interviews, Job Hunting, Trends, Work Life Balance

Design a Personal Development Plan today to move ahead in your career

A Personal Development Plan is a written account of self-reflection and improvement, which doubles up as a detailed action plan used to fulfill academic, personal, or career-based goals. A vital resource for students, young working professionals, mid-level seniors, as well as executive level professionals, it is capable of providing an objective sense of direction in taking one’s career forward in the form of steps needed to reach the eventual aim. It is thing that can be discovered as a part of most successful people’s careers as a blueprint of their success path and allows normal people to discover the trajectory…

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Career, Career Switch, Interviews, Job Hunting, Management Consulting, Trends, Women Careers

Five Skills you should Acquire to stay relevant in the age of Automation

Smart automation systems wading through deep pools of data, chatbots becoming more and more common, the map apps on phones leading us to our destinations. Clearly, the age of automation is here to change the landscape of the workplace. We are in the fourth industrial revolution and now there is no turning back. The world of work is changing fast and workers will have to change as well. Even though tech skills remain the most in demand, soft skills such as creativity, problem solving and critical thinking are growing in prominence to help expand the application of new technology. According…

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Career, Trends

India Employment Trends and Outlook – 2012

According to the 2012 Employment Survey by well-known HR Services firm Ma Fio Randstad, the sectors publishing most jobs in the country in 2012 are Healthcare, Hospitality and IT/ITeS. These three sectors will together create more than 7.31 lakh new jobs in the country, out of the total 1.6 million new jobs estimated to be created in the organized sector this year. The exact breakup of the top 3 sectors is as follows: Healthcare (273,571 jobs), Hospitality (230,213 jobs) and IT/ITES (227,328 jobs). Apart from these, the other sectors optimistic about hiring in the year 2012 are Non-machinery Manufacturing (such…

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