you

Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future

By Dorie Clark | Harvard Business Press Books, April 2013 A step-by-step guide to reinventing you… Are you where you want to be professionally? Whether you want to advance faster…

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How Asia Works: Success and Failure in the World’s Most Dynamic Region

By Joe Studwell | Profile Books, 2013 A provocative look at what has worked and what hasn’t in East Asian economics. Until the catastrophic economic crisis of the late 1990s,…

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Freedom, Inc.: Free Your Employees and Let Them Lead Your Business to Higher Productivity, Profits and Growth

 By Brian M. Carney, Isaac Getz | Crown Business, 2013 The remarkable story of a workplace revolution being led by bosses…the leaders transforming the fortunes of dozens of businesses and…

Temp and perm distinction disappearing

Here’s some good news for staff on temporary contracts – the compensation parity between them and permanent employees is closing in. Does that make permanent employees insecure? It should if…

accenture

Deep Mismatch between Employers’ Need vs. College Output yet Students Feel Overqualified

This is a funny situation for countries to be in. Recruiters world over, especially in India crib profusely about lack of fit between the talent pool coming into the job…

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What India can learn from South East Asia

Nirupama V.G., MD, Ad Astra Consultants, a leading international HR consulting firm, on a few things India can learn from its South East Asian neighbours. Memories of the big financial…

trend

End of Competitive Advantage, Enter Transient Advantage

It’s interesting that Cognizant and Infosys are two Indian ompanies that Rita Gunther McGrath researched for her book The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as…

success

Finding Success for Indian Business Books Lacking a Western Touch

Amish Tripathi is the author of The Shiva Trilogy, a mythologybased, three-book fiction series that has sold more than 1.7 million copies worldwide and earned Rs. 40 crore (US$7.40 million)…