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  • Audiobook apps to revisit the gems of Bengali literature

    Days, when audiobooks were sold on CDs, are gone forever. Now, all you need is a smartphone or tablet. Audiobooks are voice recordings of the text of a book that you listen to rather than read.
  • How to ace your Video CV

    While they’re not suitable for every type of job, video CVs are increasing in popularity. With employers typically inundated with applications for every advertised role, it’s important to make your CV stand out. One way that career-savvy graduates are doing this is by submitting their CV in video format.
  • The art of lying: Job interview edition

    It’s no wonder, really. Even as children we were socialised to tell white lies about the gifts that grandma brings or how dinner tastes. Job interviews are simply a high-stakes extension of that dynamic.
  • Can Gossip in the Workplace be Positive?

    If you say the word “gossip” this usually carries negative connotations. A person who is considered “a gossip” is often frowned upon, looked down on, or otherwise seen in a negative manner.
  • Job crafting: Turn the job you have into the job you want

    During the week, most of us spend half our waking hours at work. And a lot of us see it as a struggle, or at least a bore, looking forward to the weekend when we can do more worthwhile things.