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Changing Careers: Starting a New Career in 30's

Changing Careers: Starting a New Career in 30's

Admin | Jul 16, 2018 - 12:27 PM

No matter what you do you can succeed if you dive into it with your entire heart and soul.

Finding a new career and planning a career change can be intimidating. There are many people who are hesitant to take the leap and stay stuck in the same career even if they hate what they are doing. However, it is of no use staying miserable and not taking any action even after realizing that you would be better off doing something else.

One of the main reasons for which people in 30’s are forced ......

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Changing Careers: Starting a New Career in 30's

Pipe Dream? Most Teens Don't Have Realistic View of Their Future

Admin | Apr 04, 2017 - 11:54 PM

When it comes to their future careers, many teens are going to be in for a rude awakening, new research suggests.

While they may dream of being a musician, athlete or fashion designer, research shows that eventually many give up on those aspirations and end up taking jobs that are much less glamorous, according to a study from a C+R Research.

The study shows that the jobs most teens want don't fit into the current workplace reality. For example, just 1 percent of the teens surveyed want an offi......

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Changing Careers: Starting a New Career in 30's

In a Career Rut? 5 Ways to Achieve Your Work Goals

Admin | Mar 22, 2017 - 11:43 PM

Careers are long. Your goals grow and change with you. Sometimes you find yourself in a rut, questioning whether your job or even career is right for you in the long term.

 "Employees have a greater level of expectations than ever before," said Sean O'Brien, chief administrative officer of PGi, a provider of collaboration software and services. "People want career opportunities [and] better work-life balance. They're keenly interested in doing their jobs, enhancing their corporate goals and per......

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Changing Careers: Starting a New Career in 30's

How to earn your manager’s respect

Admin | Mar 21, 2017 - 11:51 PM

An employee­-manager dynamic can be happier and more productive when both respect each other.

Simple things like finding out your manager’s work style and adapting to it, demonstrating initiative and having regular feedback conversations can put you in your manager’s good books and ensure he/she respects you as an employee. Brinda Dasgupta brings you suggestions from the experts on how you can go about it.

1. Suit Your Manager’s Work Style
Work towards matching your day&sh......

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Top reasons to choose digital marketing as a career

Admin | Mar 07, 2017 - 12:01 AM

Digital marketing is perhaps the only cost-effective and most viable method to get your message out and build a solid consumer base. It is not only great value for your money, but also, the barrier to enter and scale up are miniscule compared to traditional media. In other words, you can have great impact on a limited budget which has leveled the playing field between big and small companies, thereby giving a great fighting chance to new talent to compete with the biggies, without fear of being ......

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‘Women can embrace technology advancements a lot more’

Admin | Feb 09, 2017 - 12:46 AM

What is a typical day at work like? 
At Sapient, every day is a new day at work. Either we’re trying to solve some exciting client challenges at hand or understanding how technology landscapes are changing, thinking about innovative ideas to help the teams engage and learn or pursuing new business initiatives. One common theme is to ensure that we are all having fun. For instance, last week we had a UK client visiting our offices and during the day we were trying to map the technical ......

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High Pressure, High Rewards: The Case For Sticking With It

Admin | Jan 23, 2017 - 11:28 PM

Founders have a unique vision and a tough job – here’s a pep talk to stay motivated.

Founding a startup is a tough job. Rejection happens all the time, a constant travel schedule and the future of the company is never quite as concrete as planned. Motivating other people to rally behind and support a vision requires a huge amount of grit, optimism and per

severance. Motivation can be especially difficult during down points (I discuss my own experiences with down points in an e......

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7 careers to watch out for in consulting sector

Admin | Jan 16, 2017 - 10:56 PM

In recent years, with the whole technology spectrum changing, the technical services and consulting sector has assumed greater importance. We can segregate it into two major areas:

1. IT services and consulting 
2. Core Product engineering services and consulting.

While there are many opportunities in both these fields, there are few challenges such as non-availability of skilled talent, security and reliability issues due to dependence on emerging technologies, standards and regulations ......

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Want to shine at job? Talk less, listen more and dress well

Admin | Dec 31, 2016 - 12:41 AM

A new job, a different role and bigger responsibilities can mark the beginning of a major career transition, especially if it’s a dream project that you had been eyeing. It is important to prepare oneself in order to avoid being overwhelmed by change.

Abilities and strengths can help overcome the fear and nervousness of being a newbie. Having self­confidence will not only help you perform your business tasks efficiently but will empower you to become a well­rounded individual. The......

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Six Steps To Turn 2017 Into A Year Of Ongoing Career Success

Admin | Dec 27, 2016 - 12:04 AM

As you celebrate the Christmas season and New Year and reflect back on 2016, how can you turn 2017 into a year of ongoing career success? By creating a career strategic plan.

Someone once said, “Success is the intersection of preparation and opportunity.” Achieving success requires more than luck, more than hard work – it requires a plan. Here’s how.

Look in the mirror. Begin by seeing yourself as a competitive product. Take inventory of your strengths, weaknesses ......

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