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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6 Must-Have Apps for Young Professionals

This week, we bring to you 5 apps recommended by the Forbes Coaches Council which you harness to keep your everyday routines organized and increase efficiency. From collaboration at work to staying updated with current affairs, the following 5 apps will add an element of convenience to your busy lifestyles. 1. News360 Delivers To Staying Current  I […]

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Embracing Innovation: Part 2

Innovation has become the currency of success among companies today. Often, companies that perform the best are the least consumed by imitation and emulation, but rather they focus on creating something new and leveraging on new technologies for efficiency. Innovation and its pressure on the labour market and workplace requires adaptability and resilience, behaviour that many workers […]

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Embracing Innovation: Part 1

Innovation has become the currency of success among companies today. Often, companies that perform the best are the least consumed by imitation and emulation, but rather they focus on creating something new and leveraging on new technologies for efficiency. Innovation and its pressure on the labour market and workplace requires adaptability and resilience, behaviour that many workers […]

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5 Steps to Manage Your Emotions

Cumulative stress can increase our vulnerability to emotional outbursts and breakdowns. Not only will displays of strong emotions at work have long term consequences on our image at work, the lack of competency in managing emotions well can also trigger more stress for us. How can we keep our emotions in check and learn to […]

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Can we talk ‘Business’ with Family?

Are you considering a career in a firm or organization where your family members have established a foothold in? Or even accepting an job offer extended by a relative who owns his or her own business? Although bringing family ties into business settings can be a potential source of disagreement or present a conflict of interest, […]

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5 New Jobs Polyglots can Consider

Proficient in another language? Or even multiple? Here are some career options you may wish to explore with your linguistic talent! According to Sean Kim from Lifehack.org and Robert Morello from Chron.com, the following career paths value multilingual talents. Who says bilingual or multilingual talents can only be translators and foreign language teachers? 1. Brand Specialist Recognized […]

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