Career Tips

Angry Mail may make you wail !

Anger Like a Hot Coal !     Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. - Buddha   And if in Anger you send a mail, surely you will (later ) Wail ! So take a few deep breaths, walk around the office if you need to, or, better go out for a walk , be a little less angry and THEN draft your mail again if need be !
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The Shoes Salesman in Africa !

The Shoes Salesman ! A Shoes Company sent its Salesman to explore business in country in Africa.  The Salesman on his arrival walked down the road, and saw the people there who were mainly tribal. Walking barefoot with no shoes. And no Shoe Shop there either ! Disappointed at what he was seeing he sent a telegram to his boss, "EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO SELL FOOTWEAR HERE. NO ONE  EVEN KNOWS ABOUT SHOES ! The Boss asked him to return and instead sent his Star Salesman in his place. Walking down the same road, this Salesman saw the same things. Too…
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Social Media Recruitment-why you may NOT get the Job

Here is why : Digital Reputations and Networks and their use in what is known as " Social Media Recruitment " Interviewing has ALWAYS been a Two Way Street ! While before, this " Street "had manageable traffic, now it is exploding exponentially. The Social Media Networking we are doing as a matter of routine ( including while we are supposedly " on the job " ! ) , egged on by all the major Sites and the Media is responsible for the "Digital Dirt " we are spreading all over the Digital Highways. And this is the dirt being…
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Refer to your Referees !

Just off the phone from the  Managing Director of a Company . Interesting lesson learnt, so thought of sharing ! Hope it helps your Career along Right References Count ! We are working at a Senior Level position. Today was the second round of interview for one candidate of ours. Candidate knew someone ( say Mr. " X" )  in a Company ( say ABC Ltd. ) the MD had previously worked for. And in passing, ( to enhance his credibility, perhaps ? ) mentioned this to the MD. And reconfirmed  that he knows Mr. "X"  very well who is…
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