An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. ~As Benjamin Franklin has been known to say. Quite true but how do you see the returns on that investment? You may argue that knowledge is the reward in itself but one can, quite justifiably, question said knowledge if you have obtained an MS degree from, say, … Read more
Philosophers might talk about money not being able to buy happiness. But the highest paying jobs in India (and the world) continue to attract millions of wide-eyed employees year after year. So we kept philosophy aside and tried to dig out the best paying jobs with the highest salaries. We’ve avoided niche careers that require … Read more
To compensate for the rising salaries, there’s another aspect that’s been plunging for Indian professionals – the quality of work life. Achieving work life balance in India has become more difficult than ever. What is work life balance? What is causing it to get imbalanced? Does your current job offer it or are you heading … Read more
If stress management is a big issue in your professional life, here are a few tips on how to reduce stress at work.
While Biomedical engineering has been getting a lot of interest, the field of biomedical sciences remains largely esoteric and unexplored. In this post, guest blogger Tanmoy Ray talks about the discipline (and how it differs from biomedical engineering), the kind of jobs and salaries you can get, courses & degrees needed to crack into the … Read more
Irritants or awkward pause fillers might be doing more harm to your business communication skills than you know. You may not know it, but your colleagues might be controlling their urge to shut you up! As an ambitious professional seeking to carve out a niche for yourself in the higher echelons of the business world, … Read more
Even the best startups in India and abroad, that are now on the cusp of taking off on a growth trajectory venture capitalists love, have struggled with the fundamentals at some stage. The folks who bear the immediate brunt of these teething troubles are the startup employees. Those intrigued by the phenomenal growth prospects that … Read more
You can stop searching for self improvement tips and articles on blogs spread across the web. We’ve collated the best tips so you can focus your energy on executing them rather than hunting for them. It’s a long list that’ll also test whether you believe in tip number 29. Over to Rohit.
Whether you are learning about management styles or supply chain management or strategy frameworks, in business schools much of the learning comes from your peers, many of whom might have had considerable experience in different industries, roles and functions. The case studies and management games that professors use in the class provide a good platform … Read more
No matter what your qualifications and capabilities are, if you are a woman, the roadmap is more or less pre-defined for you. After marriage, you’d be expected to settle down. Which indirectly translates to – give up your career and take care of your husband and kids. Ranjini Shankar takes us through her thought process … Read more
It’s only a matter of time before working men and women will start facing the heat of a mid-life career crisis in their job. It’s seldom an overnight development that you can quickly put your finger on. Instead it starts creeping up slowly but surely. Office politics, burnout, ego clashes, loss of management trust, self … Read more
Learning German, French, Spanish, Japanese or any other language can give you an advantage that no technical or managerial skills can replace. The ability to connect and interact with colleagues, clients and friends from another culture is a huge ice-breaker. After completing my MBA, I worked for a German company (in India) for 5 years. … Read more