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Dealing with the unemployment blues

Manjur Ahmed: Bangladesh today has around 74,000 young boys and girls who are unemployed at the moment and unfortunately, they all have Master's degree from different Universities as stated in Prothom Alo this April. This enormous figure is really alarming for any job seeker. Unemployment is a ...

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IS THE JOB RIGHT FOR YOU?

BEFORE YOU JOIN, 4 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW   SCOPE OF GROWTH Payment is important, but certainly not as important as the job title that you are working for. Since every job is like a stepping stone leading towards a great career, you need to pay attention to the job title you are ...

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Leadership: The skill of dynamic corporate personnel

Tarif Mohammed Khan: The ability is to lead a group or a bunch of people is called leadership. But, when it comes to the corporate world, leadership is the single most important soft skill for career growth. If you can show your leadership quality successfully, the chances of getting ...

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Linking Performance Management System with Organizational Development

It sounds simple- Strategic Talent Development is the key for organizational development and to develop talent or a pipeline of leadership; performance management system aligned with organizational priorities is vital. In reality, managing performance linking with organizational goals or priorities is not a simple task as it seems to be. 

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Workplace Socialization: Wastage of Resources or the Optimization?

I have just finished speaking to Sara on phone. My student almost a year ago, who graduated in the fall of last year, she is a very lucky girl to land a job almost immediately in a very reputed organization. It has been two months since ...

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What Career is and how should we take care of it

Career is very common word when you have completed your graduation or suppose to be a graduate. It doesn’t mean only graduate people hold a career. We all have a common dream to have an immense career. But the people around us start thinking about career when he/she has a ...

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Invest in people

Selim Jahan, director of Human Development Report Office at the UN, puts emphasis on improving skills EVERYONE talks about physical infrastructure as a prerequisite for higher economic growth and prosperity, but an internationally renowned human development analyst puts similar importance on social infrastructure for sustainable growth and progress. Bangladesh needs to focus ...

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The Enabling Act

Rumana Rahman, Head of Human Resources at BAT Bangladesh, shares best kept secrets for upcoming talent with Amiya Halder BAT is such an expansive organisation. As Head of HR, how would you describe your job in a nutshell? I look at this job very simply. I see it as enabling the other ...

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Skilled Workforce Key to Driving Digital Growth

Carrie Chen, digital distribution manager of Telenor Digital, says a more conducive regulatory environment is needed Skilled workforce and a more conducive regulatory environment are crucial to driving the digital growth in Bangladesh, said Carrie Chen, digital distribution manager of Telenor Digital. She said universities in Bangladesh should ...

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চাকরি ছাড়ার আগে কী ভাববেন?

হুুট করেই সিদ্ধান্ত। গত মাসে তাড়াহুড়োর মধ্যে চাকরি বদল করেন আনিকা আলম। পুরোনো অফিসে কোনোমতে একটি পদত্যাগপত্র জমা দিয়ে নতুন অফিসে যোগ দেন আনিকা। আগের অফিসের মানবসম্পদ বিভাগ থেকে ই-মেইল ও ফোনে বেশ কয়েকবার যোগাযোগ করা হলেও আনিকা কোনো সাড়াই দেননি। সাড়া না দেওয়ায় যা হয়েছে তা আনিকার জন্য দুর্ভাগ্যই ...