Stuff that pays my bills

Why I have offered to work for FREE at the Dubai Safari Park…

IR #077 I love animals and wildlife and it would have been a dream job to be able to work at a place that had something to do with it. When the Dubai Safari Park was announced... I couldn't control my excitement!! Around 6 months ago, I embarked on a mission to land a job… Continue reading Why I have offered to work for FREE at the Dubai Safari Park…

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How to deal with a brief unemployment period?

IR #070 Being in between jobs is one of the most stressful periods one can face irrespective of whatever stage one is in the career. For the junior levels, it can lead to doubt in one’s capabilities and the feeling of being on the back foot at the early stages of a career. Mid to… Continue reading How to deal with a brief unemployment period?

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Do you have a ‘standard’ career goal?

IR #065 We are taught from a very young age to have career goals and to “aim” to be at the top of our chosen field before we decide to call it a day. I am sure many of you would have been asked the question, “Where do you see yourself in the next 5… Continue reading Do you have a ‘standard’ career goal?

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Basic rules to maintaining your LinkedIn account

#062 LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network and most of us have an account. Let’s face it, no one actually reads 95% of the stuff that appears on the feed but there is so much of sharing done that LinkedIn is slowly inching closer and closer to the top of the list of largest… Continue reading Basic rules to maintaining your LinkedIn account

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How do non paymasters attract the best employees?

IR #60 All of us have that one friend who manages to live a “privileged” life without working in some large MNC known to dish out huge paychecks. I, for one, have quite a few whom I regularly interact with. The gross pay of these friends or acquaintances might not be on par with the… Continue reading How do non paymasters attract the best employees?