A SUCCESSFUL CAREER

A SUCCESSFUL CAREER

A person builds a successful career by choosing a field of activity that is in harmony with one’s temperament. The person acquires necessary skills and abilities, sets realistic but challenging goals that reflect one’s vision, follows up with plain hard work and attains what is desired. Such persons are eager […]

March 1, 2013 12:36 pm

GROWING AT THE WORKPLACE

GROWING AT THE WORKPLACE

In some jobs, particularly in the government, growth comes naturally with time. It is presumed that everyone is fulfilling the necessary responsibilities and would be entitled to the stipulated growth and increase in emoluments. This does not happen in the private sector where growth is dependent upon the skills of […]

March 1, 2013 12:33 pm

MAINTAINING HIGH SELF-ESTEEM

MAINTAINING HIGH SELF-ESTEEM

Young people setting out on a career sometime meet people within the organisation who are always discouraging, finding faults with little things. There are other people who enjoy intimidating colleagues and subordinates. This can be very disturbing mentally. It could lead the person to get discouraged, lower work performance and […]

March 1, 2013 12:30 pm

PERSONAL FUlFILMENT

PERSONAL FUlFILMENT

After a few years of work, everyone reaches a stage when the remuneration a person gets for the services rendered at the workplace is not sufficiently satisfying. At the same time, a person desires personal fulfilment that comes from satisfaction derived from being able to fulfill one’s responsibilities. At this […]

March 1, 2013 12:24 pm

QUITTING THE JOB

QUITTING THE JOB

It is natural for all young people to desire a swift growth in one’s career. The first job might not be the perfect job in terms of remuneration, growth opportunities, and use of all of one’s skills an d abilities and other such considerations. However, we cannot over look that […]

March 1, 2013 12:21 pm

REFUSING A JOB

REFUSING A JOB

It does not always happen but when a person makes an application to several organisations simultaneously to seek a good job, provided he or she is well qualified, there is a possibility that he or she could get letters for an interview from several potential employers. It is also likely […]

March 1, 2013 12:18 pm

CHANGING JOBS

CHANGING JOBS

It is common for ambitious young people to be impatient about growing quickly at the workplace. When they do not find it possible in their first job position, they seek opportunities elsewhere. They are ready to quit the job to move into a better position elsewhere. This could be justifiable […]

March 1, 2013 12:14 pm

PROMOTIONS

PROMOTIONS

In most of the jobs offered by the government, or in defense services or the police department and several other similar organisations, increments and promotions are linked with the length of service. It is presumed that everyone will do his or her job well. In the private sector, every employer […]

March 1, 2013 12:11 pm

LEADING JUNIOR STAFF

LEADING JUNIOR STAFF

A person might need to work alone directly under a boss initially, but it is not long when one is expected to work in cooperation with other employees, with the responsibility to oversee their performance. This immediately makes the person a boss. Everyone desires all ideal boss to promote happiness […]

March 1, 2013 12:07 pm

JOB EXPERIENCE

JOB EXPERIENCE

Most young people doing their first job complain that they are not paid in commensurate with the skills and abilities they have gained at the school and college level. To a certain degree they could be right. However, they fail to appreciate that they might have the necessary qualifications for […]

March 1, 2013 12:03 pm