5 Basic Skills to Grow In Order to Become a (Better) Manager

Whether you are preparing yourself for your first managerial leap, or learning how to become a better manager, it remains beneficial to zoom in on the key areas of leadership and work on them along the way. According to Victor Lipman from Forbes.com, these are the five areas where it’s easy to stumble, but where […]

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5 Personality Tests That Help Companies Find The Right Fit

Recruiting teams or executives are looking for ways to ensure the candidate is the right fit, not only in professional competency but also in office culture and community. Many companies are turning to personality tests, which rely more on data than on gut feeling or instinct, to find the right employees. These tests can locate the […]

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How to Create, Nurture and Grow your Personal Brand

With greater competition in the job market these days, the importance of a strong, unique personal brand that speaks about who we are, what we have to offer and resonates with potential employers should not be understated. Taking ownership of your personal brand is a good way to manage your image and chart the course […]

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Successful Millennials Have These 7 Personality Traits

Being a successful young person is an uphill battle. But part of being “successful” is knowing your own potential, and being able to trust yourself enough to take risks–even when everyone around you insists that you would be wrong for doing so. Success, in itself, is not something you’re “born” with–even if you’re born into wealth. Success is a […]

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5 Ways Digital Technology Is Changing Your Job

The rise of digital has ramifications for every job, and the transition to a digital economy will carry its share of pain in terms of individual long term career planning. Jobs have been speculated to be replaced or supplanted by artificial intelligence — from truck drivers to journalists to doctors and even lawyers. At the […]

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Practising Good Listening in Client Meetings

If your job requires you to meet up with clients, you may initially find it difficult to stay focused and listen well. How can you be a better listener and in turn, offer solutions that are better tailored? In this week’s article, we would like to share with you a couple of pointers that Belle […]

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How to Plan Ahead at Work

You arrive at work Monday morning eager to write that report your boss has been waiting for but, by 10:15 a.m., you’ve already wasted 30 minutes tracking down a hard-to-find fact for a colleague and now your boss wants you to return a call for her. Suddenly the two hours you hoped to spend writing […]

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7 Dimensions of Self-Improvement

We all need to grow — not only to stay engaged in our work but also to keep up with our employers’ changing needs. And this is the perfect time of year to set personal development goals and start making progress on them. No matter what skills you’d like to improve, it’s important to know […]

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How to Recalibrate your Career and Life

You may be afraid to recognize and accept that your present job is under-rewarding you or even shortchanging your development, as the fear of losing a stable job might be greater than your desire for change. Why is it time to press the reset button in your career? What are some things you should bear […]

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How is the role of a HR professional changing?

The role of a HR professional is transforming at a fast pace and no longer is their function limited to operational duties. In organizations that strive towards resilience, agility and customer-orientation, HR professionals are expected to wear multiple hats. Dr. Dave Ulrich, author of Human Resource Champions and professor at University of Michigan, writes that HR […]

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