Right Route to Apply for a Job Opening

Right way to apply for a job

The Human Resource Market is becoming more and more competitive for candidates as well as for organizations. People compete for better position in better organization and organizations compete to attract and retain best blood. In this draft I am concerned about job searchers and their route to success, and the things that can be helpful […]

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Is Your Profile Picture Good Enough Professionally?

Impact of a professional profile picture

Note: This blog post is a sequel of my previous blog i.e. What Does Your Profile Picture Says about You? “I don’t want to judge… But then, how can I not?” said Palwasha Kahar, HR Professional – she mostly hire people through online mediums, shared her opinion while discussing with me different types of display […]

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How to Make The Interviewer Want to Hire You?

Hire me please!

I  have  been  talking  to  several  recruiters,  hiring  managers  and  human  resource  managers  about  how  they  conduct  interviews  and  I  have  learned  that  the  best  person  for  a  job  is  often  not  the  one  that  ends  up  of  being  considered.  The  hired  candidate  is  often  the  job-seeker  who  does  the  best  job  in  responding  to  […]

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Do you know your Market Value as a Professional?

value and price of an employee in job market

While setting in my MS class, our professor asked a question to the class, what do think, you are going to be in the market? And there was a shout of different views coming all over from the class; banker, trainer, manager, consultant, auditor and so on, but I observed a question mark on the […]

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What Does Your Professional Picture Say about You?

A professional head shot

Ah, it really bothers me to see people’s passport pictures on their CVs and other professional networking links, whether it’s LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Facebook etc. Passport pictures means photographs to be used on passports, or on important documents such as educational degrees, visa, national ID and licenses. These straight head and shoulder photographs with serious face […]

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Wonders of informal lunch gatherings at office

Lunch at office

How would you feel if one of your colleagues brings you “Macaroni” for the lunch?? Well, most of us would be astonished for being provided with such delicious opportunity at workplace – in busy working schedules. But, here, Macaroni is not the topic to discuss, it’s the environment, culture, and behaviors that can be molded […]

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What HR Needs to Consider When Hiring a Graphics Designer?

Hiring a graphic designer

Graphic designers are these days considered to be the most important part of the world and that is because their touch of creativity is seen everywhere and demanded by every company. No matter what business you run or what products or services you sell, you definitely need to get in touch with the graphic designers […]

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Checking emails – A Beneficial Habit

should i check my email?

How many times do you check your email per day? Rather, I should be asking, how many times do you check your email per month? The most common answer I got was “twice or thrice a month”. And if I ask, how many times do you check your Facebook or twitter per day? Undoubtedly, the […]

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The Concept of “Not Doing” Internships in Pakistan

Internship post

This article was originally published in “The Nation” newspaper May, 4 2014 “You can’t get experience without a job – you can’t get a job without experience” this cycle of job and experience is so vicious. You must have heard many people saying, I am highly educated, studied in a reputed university, passed out with […]

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