How and when to ask for a raise

Asking for a raise—deserved or not, timely or out of turn—requires finesse and a measured approach

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In the matter of manners

Notions of proper behaviour may change around the world but 8 rules of work etiquette remain relevant everywhere.

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Few women in India's boardrooms

The economic boom in India over the last two decades has seen the rise of many new companies and old conglomerates.

Despite this, India still has very few women holding senior executive positions.

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Manage your manager

The first step is to understand and internalise the goals, motivation of your boss, his longer term professional goals apart from his immediate objectives and deliverables.

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It’s raining salaries: Mirror takes a look at the cash-rich corner offices of corporate India

In India Inc, it’s no longer just the owners of companies who draw nine-figure salaries, but also the professionals who run it for them.

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Sonal Agrawal appointed to AESC board from the Asia Pacific region

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) has announced the appointments of five new Directors to the AESC Global Board of Directors, which consists of elected representatives from each of AESC's three Regional Councils: Americas; Asia Pacific and Middle East; Europe and Africa. Sonal Agrawal, Managing Partner, Accord Group India / AltoPartners worldwide joins the board from the Asia Pacific region.

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The business of reputation

The reputational aspect of the reference-check process has taken on increasing importance, particularly with the proliferation of social media and increasing shareholder and public activism

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You need the right recommendation to land the job

A good reference letter should have the potential to influence your future employer’s decision

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