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Aagnyakaari bahu or malicious daughter-in-law Household chores or job workload? Functions at home or meetings at office? Aagnyakaari bahu or malicious daughter-in-law? There is always a tug of war between these two categories of females. One becomes a sanskaari bahu and the other becomes a selfish and self-centered bahu. The way society has created certain barriers in front of women to stop her doing particular activities, in the same way they have also formed few perceptions for those women who

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SOS- Hari Sadu – A Short Story

SOS- Hari Sadu – A Short Story on handling sloppy employees. Preeti  had shifted to US with her husband after her marriage. She had been running a Computer Education Institute back in India and did not want to close it down as it was her father’s gift to her. She appointed a Manager and hoped that she will keep alive her father’s dream by keeping alive the institute he had developed with much love, care

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How can Indians be motivated to do positive & productive work?

Being an Indian, I do confess that we, the people, lack motivation! What do you think is required to increase the progressive enthusiasm and drive among Indians? Some options here (plus you can add on too): Increase money, bonus, monetary incentives, salary. Good, healthy and clean work environment. Both 1 and 2. Include family vacations, club memberships to give that affluent touch. Personal life augmentation – including benefits for family (spouse, parents and children) Include

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Off the Beaten Track – Working in an NGO

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are corporations constituted by people. NGOs operate independently. The term originated post Second World War when the United Nations was founded. NGOs normally refer to organizations that are not a part of the government and are not conventional business ventures. Today, nearly 70 years since the Second World War, NGOs operating across the globe has increased in leaps and bounds. This is not all; NGOs even operate at international level these days.

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Unconventional Careers in India – II

Travel Professionals/Travel Blogger Do you love travelling? How about turning your passion into a profession? Of course exciting! Travel and tourism professionals have increased considerably as the hospitality industry in India has recorded a boom. So, how about becoming a travel writer/travel blogger? You get paid for travelling and writing. And if you have been able to strike the chord right with your readers—you have bragged a deal. For example, once established not only do

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Stop Asking Personal Questions to Female Candidates!

You are of the age, no plans of settling down? You have been married for three years; family planning in progress? Asking personal questions to female candidates is quite common in a corporate set-up and what comes as a little surprising to me is that, such actions are considered “common” by most – not only interviewers but even jobseekers. Yes, even today within the workforce, you come across situations where gender matters to a great

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Women Matters—Equal Pay Equal Rights

Gender discrimination has a long history across cultures and national boundaries. Discrimination in pay structures are a problem gauging women workers across the globe that needs to be addressed. Despite activism about equal pay rights for women, there exists a substantial gap in pay structures of men and women. On an average most women get paid at a depressing amount of 50% less than that of men. Some have argued that discrimination has nothing to do

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Benefits to Mindfulness at Work

Don’t do any task in order to get it over with. Resolve to do each job in a relaxed way, with all your attention. Enjoy and be one with your work. says Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist, Thích Nhất Hạnh. What are the benefits to mindfulness at work? Are there benefits at all? Mindfulness works for individuals. Does it work in a numbers-driven workplace? New studies point toward three benefits

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Changing Face of Interview Questions

Being a professional for nearly five years now, I have dawned various job roles spanning across three industries. From content to publishing to KPO, back to publishing followed by online marketing and now eyeing the corporate editorial domain I have learnt a lot. Not only have I matured as an individual but grown as a professional as well. It goes without saying that appearing for interviews and written tests had been an integral part of

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