Stranded in Career Hell?

Slowly but surely, your career search is starting to resemble the Sahara Desert *- miles upon miles of punishing expanse with no guarantee of relief. Interview calls that never arrive - CVs and resumes that illicit no response - the future looks bleak and lifeless. The thirst is unbearable, the need to live, truly live… Continue reading Stranded in Career Hell?

Career Success in 2016 (1/3)

GOT A JOB? The job market is rough. There are no two ways about it. You may get the phone call but the interview gets postponed indefinitely. The first interview goes well, apparently, but you never get a call back. You settle for a role that you are overqualified for ( as well as a… Continue reading Career Success in 2016 (1/3)

Why Are You Scared of LinkedIn? (Real Life Scenarios)

I recently heard of a young man who is facing a tough time finding a new job, while in a role that was about to end.  Shahzad is currently working at one of the leading hotels in the country in the Marketing department. He holds a North American undergraduate degree in Marketing and about 4.5 years… Continue reading Why Are You Scared of LinkedIn? (Real Life Scenarios)

‘Read Later’Tab: Who is the ‘Do What You Love’ Mantra Talking To?

Do What You Love

Some of my favourite excerpts... There’s little doubt that “do what you love” (DWYL) is now the unofficial work mantra for our time. The problem is that it leads not to salvation, but to the devaluation of actual work, including the very work it pretends to elevate — and more importantly, the dehumanization of the vast… Continue reading ‘Read Later’Tab: Who is the ‘Do What You Love’ Mantra Talking To?