Starting a new job is a lot like starting the first day at a new school. You’re pretty nervous , wondering what will come, what the people will be like and how well you’ll do. Will you impress everyone? Are you wearing the right outfit?
Soon enough, though, you’re pretty comfortable, getting to know your coworkers and familiarizing yourself with the workflow and job responsibilities.
However, one thing we never really seem to get used to is those seemingly arcane deductions on our pay stubs, ranging from various insurance premiums to retirement and taxes. At times, it can be difficult to wrap your head around what you’re paying and why, especially when it comes to taxes.
Of course, there are...
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Finding a job during solid economic times can seem frustrating. Finding a job during a recession can be exponentially more so. Depending on your expertise, education and experience, months can pass before you might get contacted for an interview. You submit hundreds of applications and send hundreds of resumes, but you still wait and wait and wait. Before you give up entirely, ask yourself not if you can increase your efforts but if you are focusing them in the right venues in the right proportions.
There are five main methods for job...
This article was originally published in Carrerbench.info, by Sagar Satpathy.
This is a very handy information for people who want to know which are the best BPOs in India.
BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) has become the latest buzzword for young career aspirants in India. BPOs not only attract millions of young job seekers, they also open numerous options for the companies that want to outsource their work. To help out both job aspirants and clients, we have This article has listed the top ten BPO firms that deliver the best in terms of both customer and employee satisfaction. Our list is based on the Internet reviews, media reports, market research and feedbacks from students and employees. These companies listed...
This is an article that was originally published in BPO Biz. This article explains in detail the difference between a BPO and a KPO.
What is the difference between Knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) from Business process outsourcing (BPO) ?
Financial services knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) industry is expected to be worth $5 billion by 2010, a study by KPMG said.
Sharing his views on the report, Pradeep Udhas, Global Partner-in-Charge, Sourcing Advisory, KPMG, has said that the success in offshoring business operations has encouraged many multinationals to start outsourcing key business processes and high-end knowledge work. The KPO phenomenon will have far reaching consequences for the global financial services industry over the next three years.
He feels that there...
‘Specialization’ is the term of the day. And with specialization comes ‘perfection’ which is what certain jobs demand.
There used to be a time when an employee in a BPO joined a company with the sole aim of growing up the ladder as early as possible, so that he could get off the "Calling job", which he termed as monotonous and repetitive with no excitement. But as the industry matured, the options to grow vertically to a management position reduced and the responsibilities that came along with these management positions increased. Increased responsibilities meant additional burden, more stress and so on. Suddenly the odd new employee in a BPO realized that what he wanted is money and not position that...