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Getting rejected from a job you’ve applied to is surely disheartening. However, instead of holding a grudge against the recruiters or planning to walk away, you can turn this situation into a fruitful opportunity. Rejection should not be the end of the road for you at the organization you’ve applied to. Here are some things to do next if you don’t land your dream job: Get Feedback Asking for feedback from recruiters is...
Coding is not rocket science. And contrary to popular opinion, we think it can be quite easy to learn. Why should you learn coding in the first place, you ask? There are several good reasons. Coding opens up many doors for you and can be a valuable skillset in the current job market. Here are five reasons why you should learn to code: Coding Skills Are in Demand Demand for coding-related jobs is at an all-time high. The world has become...
People on the hunt for jobs are often cautioned against having public social media accounts because it could affect their chances of being shortlisted. Some employers are also known to review candidates’ online presence during the hiring process. We live in an age where it is quite rare for someone not to be online. We also spend much of our time online, and our online profiles reflect some important things about our personalities....
Human Resources  (HR) is a fast-growing field with tons of rewarding opportunities . From performance management, selection, learning, development to succession planning and analytics, HR has the power to influence numerous aspects of the company. However, one of the primary duties of an HR professional is recruitment. You’ll have to go through tons of resumes, interview calls, offer meetings and negotiations to bring...
A job offers entails a salary package that includes benefits and other compensations. If pay offered doesn’t align with your skills and experience, it’s in your favor not to accept it. If you're confident that the offer is much less than what you'll be putting in, negotiate the salary . However, this isn't as simple as it may seem. Negotiation is a skill that takes preparation and planning. Here are some rules to follow:...
If you're a fresh graduate, you're probably already thinking about the next step ahead– securing a job . The current pandemic has changed the dynamics of the corporate sector and the healthcare industry is in constant need of skilled and ambitious front liners. If you’re looking for a job in healthcare, the first thing to do is highlight all your relevant skills, knowledge and experience in a resume. If you're not sure about...
While the future is fascinating and holds a lot of promising opportunities and technological advancements, it may not work out in favor of many industries. According to a study  conducted at Oxford a few years ago, 47 percent of the current jobs will cease to exist in the next few decades due to complete or partial automation. Here are a few jobs that we personally feel have no future.  Printing and Publishing Jobs in...
Let's be honest, in the very beginning of this pandemic, most of us loved working from home; in fact, some of us still do. Because between pajamas and the endless snacking, there wasn’t much room for hate in this lovely (read lazy) routine. But after almost a year of staying home, it’s clear to most of us that this sloppy routine isn't going to get us too far when it comes to our health and wellbeing. In fact, experts have...
Job interviews can be incredibly tricky. No two interviews are ever going to be the same, yet ironically, the sense of doom you feel before each is achingly familiar each time. But there are some common questions that almost all employers ask, and preparing for these can really help calm your nerves before you step into the interview room. Just make sure to answer these questions with confidence, no matter unconfident you actually feel....
You've probably wondered at some point why some of us are so much more successful than others? The real reason these people are so successful is because of their habits—the consistent routines they’ve constructed that result in higher productivity. They did not decide their future, but they did envision it. And they consistently worked towards it, developing useful habits along the way. Habit No. 1: Decide Exactly What You...
Do you feel stuck in your current job? You’re not alone. 84 percent  of the subjects of a survey conducted in the US and Canada said they too felt trapped in their jobs. This isn't an ideal situation for employees or the companies employing them. For companies, this disengagement that workers feel could mean lower productivity and poor performance. But more importantly, for employees, this means a strain on their mental...
If you've always despised getting ready in the morning for office, the previous year must have been working well for you. With no signs of COVID-19 receding, more and more companies adapt to the new normal and are successfully working from home. Research has shown that  5 million employees  in the U.S. have been working remotely. Not only does commuting to and from the office waste valuable time, but there are also countless...