Fixer Talk

posted by Nishta Gupta on September 23, 2012 at 08:57 pm

The flip side of being a career coach is that there are no defined rules and algorithms that will work in a similar way for all. So, if it works for me, it may not work for you. The most critical of all questions is: Should I accept this job offer? Any job that you accept leaves a mark on your resume and is a milestone in your career. There are some guidelines that I share


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posted by Nishta Gupta on June 13, 2012 at 05:58 pm

This post is on work related stress and is in the category of “Author Unknown”. If you are looking for an effective way to manage work stress or any personal stress, then this is a MUST read post! It asks the pivotal question “How heavy is a glass of water?” To know the answer, read on....


“A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience,


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posted by Nishta Gupta on June 12, 2012 at 04:14 pm

Thirty minutes or maybe 60 – that is generally the length of an interview. Sometimes I wonder that in this short window I am supposed to judge a person – whether he comes on board the ship – is that realistic? Companies have also come up with assessment tests but human brain can be tested and not the person. I am hiring a person and not buying a machine. Features can


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posted by Nishta Gupta on March 1, 2012 at 01:58 pm

Dear Boss(es)


This is not a love letter – so please don’t die of shock! You know for sure that there is no love between us. Yet I can’t sleep through the night as I dream (read nightmare) about you. I am sure the intensity of our relationship is not lost on you. Hence, I write this letter to ask you some basic questions. Why are so bloody mean to me? How


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