Top Reasons Why You Should Pursue the Path of an Engineer

Top Reasons Why You Should Pursue the Path of an Engineer

Engineering

Centuries after the word engineering was coined (engine’er— literally, one who operates an engine), the course remains to be one of most popular degree in colleges and universities. The demands of taking up a high-profile course are not something students should and can take lightly. Spending 4-5 years learning math and science combined with theoretical ... more

The Different Parts of a Resume Explained

The Different Parts of a Resume, Explained

Guide to the Perfect Resume

Whether you are writing your resume for the first time or merely updating an existing one, deciding which details to include and which should you eliminate can be troublesome. Below is a detailed explanation of the different parts of a resume as well as examples.   Heading Your resume heading should contain your full name, ... more

5 Ways to Deal with Toxic Colleagues

5 Ways to Deal with Toxic Colleagues

Workplace Stories

“You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family.” – Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird Try as we might, we can’t choose the family we belong to. In the workplace, unless you are the one in charge of hiring personnel, you can’t choose who you work with either. Some workplaces are heaven ... more

Be a sales superstar and succeed in the sales industry.

6 Essential Skills You Need to Be a Superstar in Sales

Sales & Business Development

They say sales is a default occupation. People do not choose to be in sales. They become sales people because: one, they can’t find a job that pays them what they want and two, they’re just staying in sales until some other opportunity opens up. Those who willingly choose to stay in sales, on the ... more

6 Words You Shouldn’t Use At Job Interviews

6 Words You Shouldn’t Use At Job Interviews

Ace Your Interview

As kids we were taught by our parents to always say “please” and “thank you” and to avoid saying “bad words”—words that would get us an automatic scolding if those words escaped our mouths. Now as grown-ups, we no longer have our parents to watch our every move but there are still a few “bad ... more

Sample Resume Format for Fresh Graduates (Two-Page Format)

Sample Resume Format for Fresh Graduates (Two-Page Format)

Guide to the Perfect Resume

Short, one-page resumes are ideal for fresh graduates. But if you feel like squeezing everything on a single page is holding you back from showcasing all the qualifications you have to your potential employer, then you always have the option to create a two-page resume. You need to be careful, however, when writing deciding to ... more

3 Ways to Rebound from a Career Setback

3 Ways to Rebound from a Career Setback

Corporate Survival Guide

In today’s competitive job market, it always pays to be on your toes. News about massive layoffs in what was supposed to be long-time, stable companies is not unheard of these days. You may have one or two in your social groups to have recently felt the sting of a redundancy or firing, or you ... more

The Happiness Project: Why We Should Strive to Have Happy Employees

The Happiness Project: Why We Should Strive to Have Happy Employees

Employee Retention

What’s the situation right now in Asia? The happiest employees can be found in India and Malaysia, that is according to a Randstad Workmonitor survey, where 78% of India’s workers report that they are satisfied with their jobs, while 75% of Malaysia’s employees responding the same. Based on the study, the satisfaction of Indian employees ... more