Careers

The Power of Body Language at the Workplace – Are You Conveying it Right?

Often, the growth of your career depends on the impression and impact you’ve created on your superiors, colleagues and subordinates. Navigating this field of perceptions can be quite baffling, especially since every workplace is a melting pot of people having vastly varying cultural backgrounds and social mores. Packaging yourself, your personality, attitude and skills attractively so as to get your words and thoughts across without getting lost in translation is […]

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How to Make your LinkedIn Profile Work for you – 3 Minute Guide

LinkedIn has fast become the preferred platform for recruiters to search for potential employees. In some cases, outstanding individuals have been head hunted through this portal bypassing all other standard recruitment formalities. However, in order to get noticed by recruiters in the first place, and secondly, to make a mark on their memory when they are scrolling through long lists of equally distinguished candidates, your LinkedIn profile needs to be […]

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The Importance of Minutes taking: Learn on …

The Annual Sales Meeting of Pretso Champion & Co. was held from 12 to 14 April at Goa. There were 42 participants from 16 geographical locations. Multiple presentations were made including individual presentations, branch presentations, zone presentations and presentation for company as a whole. Hours of discussions, takeaways, strategy and plans were discussed. Everyone got back to their respective locations after the meeting concluded. How do you ensure that all […]

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References in Resume – All You Need to Know to get Recommended

You have built up a brilliant work profile and have aced the interview for your dream job. Congratulations! You’ve made it. Well, almost. Once interviews have been conducted, what makes the finally selected candidate stand out from the rest of the reject pile is how well he’s recommended or referred by other prominent players in the industry. You can make the recruiter’s task easy by including professional references as part […]

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Virtual Classroom – Making the Best Out of E-Learning!

So, you have signed up for an e-learning course because that’s the buzz word these days. And if you have not signed, then you are not happening! But why ? Because you are seen as not being invested in your development and staying current. Reskilling is the order of the day and rightly so. With so much dynamism around, be it policy changes, processes, new inventions, et al , you […]

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Dear Lawyers, Here’s Why Legalese is the Solution to All Your Problems!

My boss told me today “the only tool a lawyer has is his words!” I am a young lawyer,  a topper of my  batch at law school. I thought I was a rock star till I started working. I could see  myself floundering, especially when it comes to drafting documents or presenting arguments despite having a sound knowledge of law. My senior, Mr. Sharma, called me one day and asked, […]

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Building a Resume: 5 Minute Guide

Resumes serve a two-fold purpose. For the Applicant, it is a Marketing tool highlighting his USP.  For the Employer, it is a Screening tool to separate wheat from chaff. Multiple studies have shown that the average time spent by a recruiter in looking at a Resume is 5 to 7 seconds. This small window of time is enough to initiate the process of getting into your dream organization. If a […]

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