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Career choices for 2012

We need to change with changing times. Jobs that were hot in the 1990s were not so interesting in last decade. So what will be the best carrier choices in the year 2012. Emerging media and new technology is creating lots of jobs these days. Some of the best career choices for 2012 are 1.) […]

It is impossible not to notice sudden rise of  Advertisements of e-commerce sites on TV. Watch television for 1 hour and you definitely notice across Ads from at least one startup. Sites like  bestylish.com, flipcart.com,  snapdeal.com and I am sure there are several others are spending huge on Ads etc. Even if you don’t consider JustDial or makemytrip […]

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Should I do an MBA

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Found a very funny chart on career path in old times and now. Ironic but true.. Are we really going after experts in every field? Is the industry  looking or focusing  on education of candidates when hiring? How important is your education in your job? Can a MBA in” Strategy and marketing” perform better than someone […]

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Do you know how much time a recruiter spends in looking at a resume? Not more than 1 minute per resume. However, does that mean you should spend the same time ( one minute) when you create / review your resume? Absolutely No…  because your technical manager or senior whoever will interview you will spend […]

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As a recruiter in the IT and telecom industry for 7 years it is my job to speak to jobseekers and employers. Forstaffing has worked with several companies including startups and multinationals. I speak to many people daily from all over the industry with different levels of experience. There is a distinct trend that I […]

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“I’m the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it’s still about the work. -Jim Carrey” What is the salary raise that I should demand during salary negotiation? This is a question that every job seeker asks himself or herself at some point in life.  It […]

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“May you live in interesting times” is a popular Chinese curse. Well, I am not sure if it is a curse or not but as far as Indian IT industry is concerned, We are definitely living in interesting times. Not only Indian job market is flooded with job opportunities from large companies like Accenture, Infosys, […]

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