8 Things You Need to Fail-Proof Your Next Big Project
Jul31

8 Things You Need to Fail-Proof Your Next Big Project

“Only 2.5% of companies successfully complete 100% of their projects.” Let that sink in for a minute. This means, nearly 98% of projects carried out by companies fail to reach its objectives (produce planned deliverables) within budget and on time. Why? Research carried out by the Project Management Institute emphasizes several reasons for project failure including inadequate planning, poor organizational performance, etc.    While...

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4 Ways Managers Can Use Flowcharts to Be More Efficient
Feb24

4 Ways Managers Can Use Flowcharts to Be More Efficient

Management and flowcharts go hand in hand, I speak from experience. As a manager my responsibilities include organizing, directing and controlling the activities and resources of the company I work for. This entails constant decision-making, problem-solving and planning. And if you don’t know, these are the top 3 uses of flowcharts. Basically, a flowchart is a diagram that visualizes the sequence of a process or one that maps the flow...

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How a Personal SWOT Analysis Helped Me Finally Get a Job
Aug05

How a Personal SWOT Analysis Helped Me Finally Get a Job

In the month after my graduation, I went for job interview at 4 different companies, but none called me back. After the 4th job interview, my mild optimism had turned itself into depression. What if no one would hire me? What if the three years I spent completing my degree in English literature is all in vain? What if I have to permanently move into my parents’ basement because I could not find a job to support myself?! I wondered...

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How I Survived My First Few Weeks As A New HR Executive

When I finally got the job, I was over the moon. An HR executive post in a renowned corporation was exactly where I wanted to start my career as an HR professional. I had an exceptional educational background, experience as an HR intern, the required skills, and a whole lot of excitement over the opportunity I had got. However, it wasn’t until I started working as an actual HR executive, did I realize that I needed a lot more...

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