Job interviews can be viewed as a complete assessment where hiring managers are constantly observing and evaluating every piece of information being presented to them. Keep in mind that this is the first time employers and potential candidates are actually meeting in person- and it is only during this brief interaction where the interviewer is […]
(Yes, we realize the irony of publishing a piece on unhealthy desk habits that was typed out by a writer hunched over a laptop at a desk ) Ramzan is the month of good habits and new beginnings – might as well use that as a motivation to break yourself of some bad work desk […]
Hiring a fresh graduate can be a tricky decision for hiring managers, and for good reason – for one, they have no prior experience working within an organization. This means there there is no criteria to evaluate their performance within a professional set-up. A combination of workplace inexperience and youthfulness may not quite suit well […]
How to get ahead in organisations – Rubina Jamal, CEO of Insolito Associates, draws upon her 25 years of experience to highlight critical decisions and steps one must take in the inexorable journey of career growth.
Bullies in the workplace may take a different shape from the ones we once saw in our childhood – swapping messy school uniforms for formal attire, some people can’t seem to help themselves from making their coworkers miserable from time-to-time. Consider the following instances: The Media Manager constantly cuts off and interrupts his colleagues during […]
Ramzan is just around the corner – right in the dead of summer. It’s going to be a tough month for many people fasting this year as the heat and humidity of the Pakistani summers combines with the increased load shedding to make work a daily challenge. It goes without saying though, that you can use this as an excuse for low productivity.
Work-life balance is something every employee aspires to, but what business is this of their employers? It’s now a well-established fact that the pursuit of this balance helps manage and reduce employee stress. This in turn raises their happiness levels, job satisfaction and ultimately, makes them more productive. That end goal is what every employer/company/manager […]
If you were to scroll down to my author bio here, you would find the perfect encapsulation of this topic. Long explanation: The “you can’t be a doctor without the right degree” argument has been long used and accepted as a scenario that does not lend itself to this discussion. By and large, however, your […]
Small businesses have the ability to take a certain degree of leverage when it comes to setting up workplace dynamics. The idea is to simply create a suitable environment which facilitates your business and employees in an effort to increase productivity and job satisfaction without having to rely on monetary investments. Flexibility within the workplace […]
It is only natural to consider that everyone deals with the job-searching process in their own way. After all, we are all unique in our approach towards different areas of problem solving and decision making, and this field is no exception. Job seekers around the world will almost always interpret the process in their own […]