Advice Squad

IDENTITY THEFT: THE SECURITY OF YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT

By Syed Ahnaf Bakht You receive an email from a Nigerian Prince asserting false imprisonment by his government and who is desperately seeking aid to smuggle wealth out of his country. Your part in this scheme is merely to provide

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WHY FINANCIAL FREEDOM IS A KEY FOR GENDER EQUALITY

Financial freedom is a subjective concept. The term may hold different meanings to different people. To a teenager, it might mean freeing himself from his parents’ resources and using his own earned money for his expenses. To a young adult,

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EMBEDDING SOFT SKILLS IN ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

By Kazi Nayeer Soft skills are interpersonal skills that include how one interacts with people at work including managers, workers, colleagues, vendors etc. Unlike hard skills, these are neither easily measured nor are they achieved through traditional class room training.

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THE 3TS FOR WINNING CUSTOMERS

By Arshae Ahmed You probably won’t find anyone who doesn’t know or remember the practically earth shattering scandal that Facebook found itself in last year. This particular data scandal is one that will surely be talked about for years to

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INVESTING IN YOUR EMPLOYEE’S DEVELOPMENT

By Afraim Karim In an era where companies are hiring Gen Y and Gen Z, it is essential for these organizations to provide something more intrinsically valuable than money itself. As the world becomes more dynamic in terms of job

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E-LEARNING TO THE RESCUE

By Khondker Faraz Shafiq Whether it is to follow your passion or learn something interesting to add to your resume, e-learning is perhaps the cheapest and the most easily attainable option available to you. As the job market is becoming

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ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

By Khondker Faraz Shafiq “A prudent question is one half of wisdom” – through this quote, English philosopher, Francis Bacon likened the asking of a well thought out question to that of having already obtained half the wisdom of the

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MINDING YOUR BRAND LANGUAGE

When we hear the phrase “the people’s car”, we often think about Volkswagen and their sizeable portfolio of affordable, reliable German engineered cars. Even though almost every brand offers cars in the economic segment, it had been Volkswagen that initially

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MIND-MAPPING FOR BETTER EFFICIENCY

A common misconception lies in the minds of individuals regarding how to think, plan, recall and work. The general approach to any planning is involving tasks like noting down what is needed, reading what is required or learning the process

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CAPTURING MORE THROUGH CHATBOTS

This is the detailed version of “Ways A Chatbot Can Get You More Clients” from our September issue where it was presented that technology like Facebook Messenger is allowing websites to talk back to their visitors after they have left.

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FINANCIAL ANALYSIS IN A DATA-DRIVEN WORLD

Today, all eyes are on a business’s finance department as it is asked to cut costs, reassess risks, and cope with the deep uncertainty generated by ongoing economic conditions. New questions arise everyday: what new challenges these departments are facing;

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THE CURIOUS CASE OF CONTENT

Content. A 7-letter word with hundreds of interpretations. With the advent of internet and social media, content has become the Holy Grail for every single marketer out there. Every marketing maverick has grasped its potential and the span of possibilities

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7 APPS TO MAKE PROFESSIONAL VIDEOS

They’re in all of our pockets now, aren’t they? Of course they are, our mobile devices. And the core functionality of those devices is to run a whole host of applications that serve nearly every imaginable purpose. Smartphones are designed

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BOOST YOUR DIGITAL BRAND WITH INSTAGRAM STORIES

Managing your brand’s social media strategy can feel intimidating, especially when trends, features, and audiences are constantly changing. As consumers expect more authentic, relevant, and engaging content, your brand needs to be ready to deliver. Take your brand to the

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BEING A PROFESSIONAL OUT THERE

Social conventions of all kind have many unwritten rules, some more important than the other and they are addressed as etiquettes. Etiquettes have been around for a very long time, as history has been written, they were passed down from

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