Megha Das

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Why Some People Intentionally Take a Pay Cut When Resuming Their Careers

Compensation trade-offs are typical when relaunching a career after time away for childcare, eldercare, or other reasons. Academic studies of the return-to-work population report that professionals suffer a 37% decline in compensation after a career break of three years or longer. But media …

You Can Charge Women More, but Should You?

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (NYDCA) recently released a well-researched report documenting similar products having different prices based on the target customer’s gender. Target, for instance, charged $24.99 for a red scooter and $49.99 for a scooter that appeared to be …

How to Decide What Skill to Work On Next

Most of us know that success in today’s work world requires continuous growth and learning. You can’t just rely on your current knowledge and expertise if you expect to keep up, let alone advance. But how do you identify the areas in which development efforts will yield the best return on your …

Reduce Passive-Aggressive Behavior on Your Team

The majority of teams I work with have a conflict problem: They have too little conflict. They seldom express dissent, diversity of opinion, or frustration. Instead, they act passive-aggressively toward one another, leaving themselves in a quagmire of unresolved issues. As a team leader, you need …

Resolving the Paradox of Group Creativity

Researchers have been studying creativity for more than 150 years, yet it still remains elusive. We’re not much closer to understanding what it is exactly that sparks unique ideas. One reason for this lack of insight may be that so much research has looked at the wrong things. Until quite recently, …

The 8 Types of Salespeople

Leaving a Stable Job to Create Your Dream Career

The great thing about careers in the 21st century is that you get to decide what you want to do. And if you don’t like what you’re doing, you can change. While this is liberating, it’s also scary and confusing. The complexity of today’s employment landscape is overwhelming. Managing your career …

The Marshmallow Test for Grownups

Originally conducted by psychologist Walter Mischel in the late 1960s, the Stanford marshmallow test has become a touchstone of developmental psychology. Children at Stanford’s Bing Nursery School, aged four to six, were placed in a room furnished only with a table and chair. A single treat, …

The 5 biggest time-sucks at work — and how to avoid them

Since time is so precious, it's imperative to use it wisely in the office. Otherwise, you won't reach your goals.<p>But even if you know this, there are many ways to drain valuable hours from the workday, keeping you stuck in place.<p>If you succumb to these "time-sucks" on the job, you'll quickly find …

Raghuram Rajan on shortlist for BRICS bank chief post

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan, a Union Cabinet Minister and a well-known banker in infrastructure finance have figured so far in discussions …

SpiceJet plunges 11%; dismal Q2 earnings spook investors

<b>Moneycontrol Bureau</b><p>Shares of SpiceJet plunged 11 percent intraday on Monday after it posted dismal September quarter. The low cost airline reported a …

Sun Pharma Recalls 68,194 Bottles of Anti-Depression Drug in US

<b>New Delhi</b>: Drug major Sun Pharma is voluntarily recalling 68,194 bottles of its Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended-Release tablets, used to treat …

Retailers Hobble Online As E-Commerce Firms Race Ahead

<b>Mumbai:</b> The head of Future Group, one of India's largest and most established retailers, admits he can't keep up with web sites like Snapdeal and …

Reliance Jio Infocomm ties up with lenders for USD 1.50 billion loan facility

Indian Railways is undergoing a phase where upgrading, modernisation and renewal of track was going on in a big way. Due to this, there is a sharp …

Foodpanda Buys Competing Portal TastyKhana, Expands Reach in India

Foodpanda has recently been increasing its spending in India and after having launched a new television commercial featuring the eponymous mascot, it …

Mahindra recalls 2,300 units of Scorpio, XUV500, Xylo

<b>New Delhi:</b> Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd is recalling 2,300 units of different variants of its popular sports utility vehicles (SUVs) …

Death due to sterlisation nothing new in India

Eight women died and twenty-five others are in critical condition after a botched mass sterilisation campaign organised by the state health ministry …

At least a dozen women dead after Chhattisgarh sterilisation camps

RAIPUR India (Reuters) - Nem Bai was told getting a tubectomy would be an easy process -that she’d be home by sunset, a few hundred rupees richer and back to work in the fields within two days.<p>Unidentified women wail beside the body of a woman, who underwent sterilisation surgery at a government …

G20 leaders vow to fight corruption

G20 leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday vowed to implement an anti-corruption action plan as part of a drive against the use …

Vladimir Putin leaves G20 after leaders line up to browbeat him over Ukraine

Vladimir Putin quit the G20 summit in Brisbane early saying he needed to get back to work in Moscow on Monday after enduring hours of browbeating by a succession of Western leaders urging him to drop his support for secessionists in eastern Ukraine.<p>With the European Union poised this week to extend …

Obama calls hostage's beheading by ISIS 'pure evil'

American aid worker and former soldier Peter Kassig was beheaded by ISIS terrorists, the White House confirmed Sunday, hours after a video claiming to show the victim surfaced online.<p>ISIS held Kassig as a hostage and in previous communications had threatened his life.<p>The video shows the aftermath …

PM Narendra Modi in Sydney once again proves that he is India's ultimate showman in politics

Modi in Sydney: Sets deadline for merger of OCI and PIO schemes

India tops global slavery index with 14.3 million people enslaved

Mass murderer Charles Manson to marry 26yearold in prison

He may not be everyone's idea of a good catch, but mass murderer Charles Manson has been granted a marriage license to wed a 26-year-old woman who …

India has world’s largest youth population: UN report

<b>New York:</b> With 356 million 10-24 year-olds, India has the world’s largest youth population despite having a smaller population than China, a latest …