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Crafting THE Perfect Portfolio

Traditional job-seeking model calls for a CV / Resume from the applicant. A typical CV contains Academic details, past Employment details etc. Should these match up the job on board, the applicant is called in for a in-person interview for personal evaluation. This is a typical recruitment process for job. However, with freelancing gigs, the […]

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Women’s special Guilt Train : No matter what you do (or don’t do)

For a change, here is the IMAGE Credit, before you begin reading Don’t be rattled by the baby guilt trip by Nina Funnell I have read several articles of the guilt that a working (office going) mom and the ones that emphasize on the need for women to continue at their careers to be good […]

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Good Grammar is Good Manners : Both demand little, but go a long way

When you meet a person, you get the first impression from his clothing, his opening words and the way he carries himself. This is what good grammar does to your writings. Your writings are strangers to the readers and a good grammar is like, perfect, formal clothing. It may not be noticed always, but its […]

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Effort is not action, Act is : so, ACT now

Feeling lost and stranded after resigning my previous job, I was totally depressed and frustrated and was unable to think what to do next. As a newly-wed, I was taking my time to amalgamate into the new environment where I had a new language and a brand new family to tackle with. The only connecting […]

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Book Review – “Back to Basics : Transforming Life” by Murali Nandula & Anuja Surve

I was looking forward to reading Murali Nandula’s “Back to Basics” as an investment, after having taken a break from career. Yeah! I recently opted out of my well paid corporate job and was kind of hassled with loss of finances and the social pressure on the lifestyle choices. Back to Basics –“Transforming life” motivates […]

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From PA at office to VA from Home
Work from Home, a career shift by choice and/or accident

For the uninitiated PA – Personal Assistant VA – Virtual Assistant Our society encounters two types of women classified by career. Those who attend office -working women, and those who do not attend office -just a housewife. (Rage-infusing misnomers that has the capacity to churn out a hurricane in me. Never mind, that is not […]

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WFH Peril, Perception – Don’t juggle them, tweak them to be just right !!!

When I became a mother four years ago, I was working with a multinational organisation. I had a job that I loved and never could imagine that my becoming a mother could interfere with my career. I had no idea that my heart would begin to pull me in different directions. I had believed that […]

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The To-don’t (or) The No List – Often ignored productivity list

One of the often repeated tips which most of the time management gurus and articles give is to make a ‘To Do List’ and then follow it. The list can be for the day, for the week, for the month or any amount of period. And it can cover any area of your life be […]

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Take the Plunge – Act on your dream, Work on your desire

Venturing into the Work From Home Work Space, I write this piece more for the woman who decides to or is considering taking up the Work From Home Option over the office job. I too am one who has chosen this path, and the success I seek is yet to meet me. Here I am taking […]

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Good Email Etiquette helps avoid perception-accidents on the job

Someone this morning, asked me why is there so much ruckus about appropriate communication on the net, why can’t it be casual — it saves time..My answer to that gentleman is why don’t you jump all the traffic signals and flout the rules around road safety just because you are getting late to work….Yes, you […]

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