In Conversation with Anisha Motwani, Managing Partner at STORM the NORM Ventures, Author & Professional Speaker

Voted one of the ’50 Most Powerful Women in Indian Business’ by Business Today for three consecutive years since 2009, Anisha Motwani is a brand, digital and innovation expert with nearly 30 years of extensive experience across financial services, auto manufacturing and advertising. Continue reading In Conversation with Anisha Motwani, Managing Partner at STORM the NORM Ventures, Author & Professional Speaker

Write the right references on your resume

There has been a great deal of debate on whether you should include references in a resume. The general answer is negative. A list of references in a job application is not required at an early stage of the hiring process for two reasons: One, the employers would prefer to contact the referees only after they have shortlisted the suitable candidates. Two, high-profile professionals’ contact … Continue reading Write the right references on your resume

In conversation with Vikram Chitnis from Shoppers’ Stop

Vikram Chitnis is the Customer Care Associate and Business Head (Home Division) at Shoppers Stop, where he heads buying and merchandising for Home Stop and Home division of the well-known departmental store turned Indian retail icon. With expertise in the textile business and without an MBA to his name, he now manages the entire Home division by knowing what the customer needs and understanding his … Continue reading In conversation with Vikram Chitnis from Shoppers’ Stop

5 ways to brand yourself & your company

Apple, Facebook, Alibaba – what do these large corporations have in common? They’ve spent significant efforts on building a brand that’s instantly recognisable and identifiable. They tend to generate varying vibes amongst their customers – be it a sense of aspiration (for Apple), connection (Facebook) or e-commerce value (for Alibaba). What is branding? Before we dive deep into creating a personal branding or for the … Continue reading 5 ways to brand yourself & your company

5 Ways To Use Your Network To Get The Next Job

Social networking plays a key role in many of our lives. It has almost become essential to be active on social media given the current trends in professional sectors. This has naturally resulted in an expansion in our list of contacts. Today our communication network has spread far and wide, and even beyond borders! This can turn out to be a boon if you are … Continue reading 5 Ways To Use Your Network To Get The Next Job

Building your Profile while Working Full-time

Landing our first job is a major milestone for all of us, but it’s just the beginning of our careers. There’s plenty of room for improvement and learning, regardless of the industry or profession you’re in. There are also always better job prospects than the one you have, and this scope for growth is what drives us to excel. Building a professional profile, thus, doesn’t … Continue reading Building your Profile while Working Full-time

What Starbucks teaches us about corporate inclusiveness

A recent incident at Seattle, Starbucks opened the public’s eyes wide. Two black men were arrested by the Philadelphia police, for no fault of their own. In fact, they were denied access to the washroom at the coffee shop, allegedly due to racial discrimination. This prompted Starbucks to start training its employees so that it can create a culture of inclusiveness and warmth for all … Continue reading What Starbucks teaches us about corporate inclusiveness