KYC: Know Your Competition

Have you ever done KYC for your sales aspect? KYC is “Know Your Competition” and yes, as taken most popularly, it is also read as “Know Your Client.” Knowing your client is the first step towards being serious about any sales aspect. And ‘knowing your competition’ is the biggest turning point of all the sales […]

Referral Hiring: a matter of risk or comfort?

If you are given two option to choose your workplace, option one: a workplace where your friends are also working and option two: a workplace with strangers, then which one will you choose? The answer may be simple for many and that would be ‘Option One’. It is really nice to have friends in the […]

It wasn’t me…. It was my predecessor.

I was meeting a senior level person in an organization. We were discussing the market and strategy. When there is a discussion, then all the points, be it positive or negative, comes in the queue of topics. I highlighted few wrong steps taken by the organization which downgraded the market reputation of his organization. The […]

New entrant in Unicorn club: Swiggy

The Bangalore based Food delivery app ‘Swiggy’ is valued at $1.3 Billion in recent rounds of investment. With this evaluation, they entered in in prestigious Unicorn club. Unicorn Club is a list of the start-ups which have made their evaluation above $1 Billion. Among the food delivery app, only Zomato could make the standing on […]

How to be an entrepreneur!!

“I also want to be an entrepreneur, I have an excellent idea which is jaw-dropping for investors.” Said my ex-colleague when I visited my ex-employer. I reacted “Why don’t you start then? Make the product and show to an investor.” “It will take a lot of time and effort to make the product. I want […]

AEUS 2018 will have more transparent data in Employment status

Annual Employment-Unemployment Survey (AEUS) for 2018 will have more transparent data on the employment status in the country. They will have a larger sample base to increase the transparency. The government has taken measures in recent past to bring in more transparency in data releases. It would like to present a proper perspective on these […]

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5 things you must not discuss with your boss

An office is a complex place. Everything has a pre-defined rule and many hidden meanings. In such complex world, having a great boss is a matter of luck. You need to be lucky enough to have a manager who listens to you. Typically managers are more focused on getting work done for the organization and […]

Money

Money Manager Expense & Budget | App Reviews

While we were searching for a good app to manage our expenses, we came across many. Numbers of apps were available which added to the confusion. Money Manager and many other apps were reviewed by us. Money Manager is a complete app which offers to manage Income as well as Expense. It has two versions […]

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5 Common mistake in interview by an Interviewer

Candidates make mistake in an interview and that is a very common thing, which we can expect. But Interviewer too makes many mistakes in an interview which should be taken care. The mistake of the interviewer can make a wrong selection. Right candidate may lose their interest and wrong candidates can take benefit of this. […]

Air India Airlines

Protest against privatisation: Air India staffs

The loss-making airline Air India is in talks for 76% stake sale through disinvestment. In other words, this government-owned airlines will get privatised if things go as per plan.  Yesterday, there was a protest against privatisation by Air India staffs at the airline’s Kalina office. The protest was for half an hour and was against […]

Pradhan Mantri Rojgar

Cabinet approves enhancing the coverage of Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, has given its approval for enhancing the scope of Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY). The Government of India will now contribute the Employer’s full admissible contribution for the first three years from the date of registration of the new employee for all the […]

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PPT Guy & EXCEL Guy

Our new NSM (National Sales Manager) had sent an email to all front liner salesperson “please prepare your data in excel sheet and not in power point slides.” Those days I used to be among front liner. For almost every front liner, it was tough to make a presentation on excel sheet. We were habitual […]

Indian Railway

2.8 Crore applicants and counting for 90,000 Jobs | Indian Railway

In one of the biggest recruitment drive, Indian Railway has received 2.8 Crore application so far against vacancy of 90,000. The count is increasing as today is last day to apply. Indian Railway is on a recruitment drive for Level 1 and Level 2 employees (as per 7th Pay commission). 62,907 vacancies have been announced […]

e-waybill

Mandatory E-Waybill for interstate movement of Goods is applicable from 1st April.

After a failed attempt in February, the Government is again going to implement a mandatory e-waybill system for interstate movement of goods. It will be applicable from tomorrow i.e. 1st April, the first of the new financial year. The e-waybill will be applicable to the items valuing more than INR 50,000. The e-waybill system is […]

Bank holidays for 5 consecutive days from 29th March to 2nd April? Check the facts.

March is financial year closing for most of the companies and a crucial month. Salary disbursal, ATM transactions, money transfer for business purpose and many other things will be at peak for the period of month closing (which is year closing as well). But as per social media shared information, the bank will be closed for […]

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Survey to track job in small companies | Government to start mega survey from 1st April

Government is all set to start a mega-survey to track job in small enterprises. The focus will be on covering the organisation with less than 10 employees and aren’t covered under social security net. All MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) will be covered. The survey will be complimenting existing QES (Quarterly Employment Survey), which […]

Flipkart

Flipkart to hire 700 employees in Yr 18-19 | after two years of layoffs

In 2015, Flipkart went through massive layoffs at different levels. It has slashed its manpower from 15000 to 8000. After two years of layoff, now the Indian e-commerce giant is on hiring plan for more than 700 employees in Yr 18-19. The current hiring plan will strengthen the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Powered Solution of the […]

OLA

Delhi/NCR : OLA & Uber drivers are on strike today

OLA and Uber have now become a major in taxi services in India. But their drivers aren’t happy with the compensation and other services. A complete shutdown strike was called for today at Delhi/NCR and Mumbai by the OLA and Uber drivers. Delhi/NCR people will suffer a lot. However Delhi/NCR will be affected badly by […]

Gratuity

Now Tax-free Gratuity limit is increased to 20L and Maternity leave period can be of 26 Weeks: Parliament passes the bill

Parliament passed the bill which increases the limit of tax-free gratuity amount. Earlier it was 10L and now it is increased to 20L. This bill allows the government to increase the limit without amending in law. The amendment to the payment of gratuity law comes in the backdrop of Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 enhancing […]

Philips LiFi

Philips is the first company to offer LiFi broadband service globally through its LED Light

Philips has now tested the LiFi in a real office and became the first company to offer LiFi Broadband services globally. The technology is being tested at Icade, the French real estate investment company in their Paris based office. However, the current capacity is just 30mbps but this is all set to increase. Philips Lighting, […]