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Stop using these Phrases 0

40 Words and Phrases You Really Need to Stop Using at Work

There are some overused phrases in every office. You will find at least one person who will start their conversation with these annoying jargons and continue to do so till he is finished. These people don’t realize that they might be making other people uncomfortable with these kinds of jargons....

Quitting your job 0

List of Top 20 Good Reasons Why to Quit your Job Gracefully

Quitting your job is more than just saying I quit. You have to prepare yourself for that. In the course of time we get so comfortable even in the worst job on planet that we fear what if we don’t get a better job than this. It is just a...

Meeting 0

6 Steps for Planning a Successful Off-Site Meeting

There are many who question the need and motive behind having an expensive getaway on company money. But the way its popularity soars, the concept doesn’t look anywhere close to losing its sheen. A major chunk of the world’s hospitality machinery is working on the premise to help organize successful...

promotion 0

Promoting an Employee to Management: How to get it Right

Much hype is centred around promotions. It does bring with it a warm glow of recognition. It also brings in better pay and perks. But the most underestimated aspect it brings along is the baggage of team handling. It’s not exactly a walk in the park. Some employees are real...

Deadline Stress 0

How to Reduce your Stress at Financial Year-end

My Accountant friends remind me of the saying ‘running around like headless chickens’ closer to the date of financial year ending. They look stressed, panicky, desperate, more stressed and very, very tired. Some get dark circles around their eyes and are present physically but absent mentally at ‘that time of...

Performance Appraisal 0

Supervisor’s Guide to a Happy Performance Appraisal

If you are a regular Joe employee, you can run, you can hide, but you can’t… just can’t escape appraisal time. Unsurprisingly, it reminds me of examinations. And that is NOT a pleasant time, all shall agree. You work; day in day out, week in and week out, month on...

Work Hard 1

Burnout: A Debilitating Reality – Part 2

Burnout – the very term connotes an ending. Those who get burned out are not only physically and mentally exhausted; they are cynical, detached, and convinced their efforts are worthless. Burnout is possible if- Every day is a bad day. Caring about work or home life seems like a total...