The period between finishing college and starting a new job can be frustrating and boring. But if spent wisely, it can be a blessing in disguise. Here’s a handy guide on very important and useful things to do before starting work.
Is there a perfect job? I mean, you can go from landing the perfect job to absolutely hating it in just a couple of months. Maybe you feel like there’s no upward mobility. You aren’t progressing like you thought you would or like they told you when you were hired. On top of that maybe you feel like your job is sucking the life out of you. You’re mentally and physically exhausted, unable to do the best you can at a job you hate. Maybe it’s your co-workers or your boss or the inability to move up the chain. Being stuck in the wrong career can be a nightmare scenario.
Working from home is great but it comes along with great responsibility. You often work with clients whose personal information is sent your way, and if your data gets compromised, your business can be devastated. Online security is not something to be taken lightly. It could mean the difference between operating your business smoothly and losing clients because of data breaches.
Anyone doing business in China must become familiar with Guanxi. Commonly described as the system of social networks and influential relationships which facilitate business and other dealings, Guanxi is a crucial part of business life in China. Leadership expert Steve Tappin says it’s simply part of the “social fabric” in China. “It’s very difficult to get things done without it,”
Your first paycheque is always special. After years of spending your parents’ money, there comes that one day in your adult life you see the magic words “Your Salary Has Been Credited” for the first time in your mobile phone. Irrespective of the amount or the company, that moment is always special. We asked a few people, and compiled a list of the best things you can do with your first paycheque.
First days at work can sometimes decide the rest of your tenure in a company. I still look at my first day at Google fondly, fresh out of college and first time in a corporate environment.
However, there are some things I wish I did or didn’t do, that would’ve helped the rest of my journey at google.
I’ve changed several jobs since then and here’s what I have learnt about making the most out of your first day or even the first week at work.
You use these products everyday, but have you wondered which companies make them? Check your business quotient here!
The CFA exams are famously taxing, not in the least because most people taking them also work full time jobs. This makes squeezing out those infamous 300 hours particularly hard. But intimidating as it might seem, it’s very possible to juggle both the exam and your career – and if you’re good, even your social life.
A long commute to work doesn’t always have to mean staring out on the road aimelessly, or cracking your knucles in mock frustration. Commutes if planned and done right, could make a world of difference to your daily schedule and actually come in quite handy for productivity. Here’s an Infographic that illustrates how best to use your daily commute to work!
In order to most easily establish an office space that incorporates collaborative ideas and company culture, the cubicles need to go.