I still remember that day 5 years ago like it was yesterday. It was 8 am and I was ready in my most crisp formals- unnecessary as I’d get to know later- and the cab picked me and a couple of others to ferry us to the office. As a 21 year old in a new city, and away from the family for the first time, the excitement of starting my first job was mixed with a certain nervousness and a 100 questions.
So, you find yourself living from paycheque to paycheque more often than you’d like to. Or simply, you’d like to have some extra “fun cash” to do things that wouldn’t eat into your savings for bigger things like a house, marriage or future education.
While the timings of your existing job, your work load or required skills may play a big role into your ability to earn extra income, we have compiled an indicative Infographic of things you could do with little or no effort to make that extra buck while having a full time job.
Companies across the globe are slowly, but surely accepting the idea of working from home. And why not? With so many benefits to you the employee and the resulting benefits to the employer, we see no reason why it shouldn’t be allowed, at least once in a while. After all a happy and relaxed employee is a productive employee, right? Here’s 14 reasons to justify working from home.
Mahabharata, the Indian mythological epic teems with lessons we can draw for everyday life. From strategy to leadership principles, from manipulation to war tactics, Mahabharata has it all. And who says history never repeats itself? It does, everyday…in the office.
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Long commutes to work can be outright soul crushing.
And sometimes you don’t have always the option of opting out of it. However what you can definitely do is make it interesting, productive and maybe err, fun. And the best part, a long commute is great for things you usually don’t have the time or focus for when you have the option of moving away. While you can’t always have what you don’t hate, let’s try to not hate what we have.
AMC’s Mad Men just isn’t one of the greatest shows on TV for nothing. Set in a New York advertising agency at the start of 60s, Mad Men is populated by a disparate collection of executives, secretaries, typists and mothers and their lives and workplace dynamics.
And while the series deals with its share of evils of the times like infidelity, alcoholism, corporate politics etc. here are the most important positive lessons from the show.
Commuting is perhaps the true necessary evil in the life of an office goer. Even for those of us lucky enough to love our jobs, the physical act of getting there and back can be a protracted torture of delays, frustration and unwanted intimacy. Sure enough, sitting cooped up in an uncomfortable car in a horrible posture, struggling with leg room, snoring cab mates and braving the pollution hasn’t been the least of my worries….