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10 Interview Questions You MUST Ask Before Accepting an Offer

By | 12th August, 2014

A job interview should be viewed as a two sided street. As a candidate, you should be interviewing the company just as much as they are interviewing you. I’ve had friends, family and colleagues all end up in the wrong job because they didn’t ask the right questions before they started. Be the candidate posing

Five ways to work out a new set of KRAs

By | 21st April, 2012

Just when many have let out a collective sigh of relief at appraisals being over, a new set of key result areas (KRAs) needs to be cleared.
Firms have made their variable component higher and the criteria more rigorous, so nothing short of achieving them completely would ensure a good take home at the

Five ways to conduct informal employee checks

By | 3rd April, 2012

Background and reference checks have become the golden rule of hiring in large companies due to instances of fraud or inflated cvs, but come with heavy costs. ET shares how one can save through informal background checks.
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Social networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Orkut can be a happy hunting

Bring Back the Organization Man

By | 16th March, 2012

How to find good quality employees, how to hang onto them, and how to develop them into better employees — these are the questions managers across the world constantly wrestle with. I’ve heard them in Europe at Davos this year, and from multinationals across the globe. I’ve seen them ripple across the booming economies in