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  • WHAT THE HECK IS A COPYWRITER?

    Every now and then, advertising agencies will ask to hire copywriters. You may have even met one and wondered if that person is another unemployed individual with a vague job title like the CEO of a Facebook called 'What I Ate Today'.

  • What to do when entry-level positions require “two years of experience”

    It's your dream job in your ideal industry. This is what four years of undergrad built you up for. You are ready to take on all those challenging albeit thrilling responsibilities. Even better—you are genuinely digging the company's mission, you can already envision yourself sticking up Steve Jobs posters in that spiffy green cubicle with the plywood walls. So what's stopping you?

  • 7 lines never to use on your boss

    Being the boss is difficult enough without employees saying things that add confusion and misdirection to the process.

  • Job hunting? Get a personal website

    With your résumé and your cover letter, you have to tell hiring managers all about your skills. But why tell them, when you can show them?

  • 10 places to pick up ace leadership skills for free

    Does that mean you have to put aside your dreams of being the simmering unicorn of leadership wisdom your team needs to succeed? Well, of course not. There are plenty of free resources that can help you increase your competency, often on your own schedule.

  • Secrets to success for the fresh grad from C-suite hotshots

    Top managers in Bangladesh on what they really look for in new recruits.

  • 5 jobs that might die out by 2025

    Bangladesh is slowly catching up to adapting new technology and come 2025, a lot of existing jobs are likely to be in jeopardy of losing their market demands.

  • Career Camp 2017 is right around the corner

    Don Sumdany Facilitation & Consultancy is organising IPDC presents Career Camp 2017 powered by Cooper's Bakery Bangladesh on August 5, 2017.

  • What kind of communicator are you?

    By figuring out how you and those around you communicate, you can say just the right things and have more fruitful discussions.

  • Nurturing the hidden talents of our youth

    Passionate, forward-looking youth must be groomed and guided in order for them to contribute in the sector that best suits their skills, said experts at the 'Skills for middle-income Bangladesh: Preparing today's youth for tomorrow's challenges' roundtable on July 18, 2017.

  • Want to pick up data science? Brush up on your math first

    If you’re considering picking up data science online, but are feeling a little shaky with your stat skills, here are a couple of introductory courses to get you started.

  • Data science: Hottest job of the century

    Businesses are producing more data every day and looking deep and hard into it to derive actionable insights. This is where data scientists come in.

  • Unusual team building exercises of famous companies [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Some of today's most famous bosses use whacky and out-there team building methods to make their companies more cohesive. And considering the success, it must be working!

  • Australian education for the price of a Bangladeshi degree?

    Why would you not want to attain a degree from one of the 43 world-class Australian universities, of which seven regularly feature in the world's top 100 universities according to Times Higher Education Rankings and QS World Universities Rankings?

  • 5 things Bill Gates wants to say to fresh grads

    Bill Gates took to Twitter this week to give new grads a refreshing and sincere guide to their future careers.

  • WHY NOT TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR

    Five reasons you should have a nine-to-five before taking the leap of faith.

  • Three things that kill managers and leaders

    People don't leave companies, they leave bad bosses.

  • Five key leadership lessons for managers

    Five leadership lessons from Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, the first Bangladeshi CEO of a foreign-owned telco operator.

  • 7 things to know before starting your new job

    First jobs and first experiences can be nerve-racking no matter how many 'firsts' you have.

  • 5 personal branding rules to follow

    Your personal brand is what separates you from everyone else in the world. Once people begin to identify you with a specific area of expertise, you are well on your way to becoming the go-to person in your niche or business arena.

  • THE MIX AND MASTER OF AUDIO ENGINEERING

    If you enjoy experimenting with audio tracks and want to delve more into this field, keep reading!

  • How to plan for an active retirement

    Learn how to take a positive approach towards retirement and make adjustments along the way.

  • MIND MAP YOUR NEW YEAR’S GOALS TO REALITY

    If with the beginning of every new year you tell yourself that you will change your life right from the 1st, but fail regardless of all those Pinterest boards and bookmarks, this is for you.

  • Seminar on Career Prospect in VLSI Industries

    Neural Semiconductor, a concern of DBL Group partnered with the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE), BUET to

  • Picking up videography

    From recording the right moment to editing, video production is a vast subject and it is quite natural for a beginner to feel lost. Here are a few pointers on how you should go about it.

  • LEARNING THE G OF GRAPHIC DESIGN

    Graphic design is a skill that has been gaining immense popularity over the last few years due to the technological surge. Keep reading to understand what it really is and how to get started in this field.

  • Kickstart a coding career in Bangladesh

    As the rest of the world gets in on what is called the Silicon Valley fever, the demand for programmers and coders is only increasing.

  • Must-have skills for entrepreneurs in 2017

    Entrepreneurs already need plenty of skills and qualities which make becoming an entrepreneur seem super-humanly. In addition, they will need new skills to cope with the competition and technological advances.

  • Job hopping with Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan knew if he stuck to his daily routine of pillaging, looting and massacring the opposing villages, he would eventually conquer the world. He didn’t dabble in job hopping. But this is now and young people early in their careers tend to jump within two to four years. Here are 4 top reasons why.

  • 4 ways to boost your workplace cred

    Instead of waiting around for your boss and co-workers to notice you, here’s what you can do to boost your credibility in the workplace.

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