Are you a perfect match for your job?

The most important decision that we take in our lives is not whom we want to marry but, what we want to become; as in 90% cases, the former depends on later. Isn’t it? While deciding our career path, a number of questions start floating in mind. We struggle to know; what should we carry […]

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Start saying good bye to confusion

Jai, Veeru, and Priya were now completely adept at their college presentations. They had incorporated all the learning that they gained from their interactions with Guru into their presentations. The more success they were getting at college presentations, the more confused Priya was getting. “Should I take up a job or start this venture where […]

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How to make failure a launch pad for your dream job

“Are you saying that with continuous testing, we can improve our chances of getting a job?” Veeru asked. “Definitely yes. Reality is a great teacher if you let it speak itself. The recruiters who click on your profile and call you will tell you what they want if you ask them. They’ll show you what […]

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Don’t slip when the success is closest to you

He submitted his resignation to Hitler, who delivered a long monologue on how he had made Jai whatever he was today. And that he was happy to know that he was moving for better career prospects. Hitler wished him luck and both silently wished that they would never see each other again. Resigning was the […]

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The magic of saying Thank you!

“Once your interview is over, be sure to send a thank-you letter as soon as possible. If you have met more than one person and each person is a key contributor to the recruiting decision, then you should send a thank-you letter to each of them. These letters should be personalized for each individual and […]

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How to move on the right track during a job interview?

“The first few seconds of your interview meeting will set the tone for the interview. So when you meet the interviewer, look straight into his eyes, smile and say, ‘I was looking forward to meeting you.’ And you can set the ball rolling on a positive note,” Guru said. “Interviews usually run in three different […]

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Are you indeed ready for your next job?

“Traditional job hunting can be a frustrating experience. As you advance to each successive level in the recruitment processes, you risk being eliminated at every stage of the process. The lower down the hierarchy you begin, the more the chances of being eliminated as you have to pass through gatekeepers who may not have a […]

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Your worst boss can get you the best job

Guru smiled and continued, “Since we are on the topic of boss, tell me what you will say if I asked you this question : tell me about the worst boss you ever had.” “This is the biggest trap question for me!” exclaimed Jai. “How can I avoid saying anything negative?” Guru replied calmly, “Well, […]

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What is your attitude toward the job?

“I usually play safe. I don’t want the company or my clients to burn their hands in any deal that I make or any decision that I take,” Jai replied confidently. He remembered the time when he steadfastly refused to quote a higher cost saving estimate to a client, even when pressurized by Hitler. Guru […]

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