Syeda Adiba Arif

Six strategies to juggle a full-time job and postgraduate studies

Pursuing postgraduate studies while having a full-time career can be very daunting. Here are six strategies that will help the process of balancing the two during this important point of your life.

3m ago

Ending locker room talk at the workplace

While there are many more strides to be made to reach equality, higher representation in top management indicates that women have a much stronger voice at the workplace today, leaving no excuse or rationale to get away with entertaining lewd locker room talk.

3m ago

Four lessons from working abroad

The author started her professional career with an aspiration to work for a global business that would enable a borderless career. Last year, she had the chance to live and work in South Korea for three months on an assignment. Here are four lessons she learned during that time.

4m ago

Unmasking imposter syndrome: A working woman’s guide to breaking free

Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon arising from the unshakeable feeling of inadequacy, where individuals doubt their abilities and achievements, despite evidence of competence, capabilities and experiences.

1y ago

Working nine to thrive: an intro to work-life integration

Work-life integration happens when career, family, community & well-being become non-mutually exclusive.

1y ago

Online debating: The silver bullet of inclusivity and opportunity

Co-ordinated social media celebrations fueled by the collective adrenaline rush that comes with an international victory - are scenes spotted during the aftermath of a breathtaking performance by our cricket team tigers.

3y ago

There’s no such thing as a free lunge

I’m scared of heights - morbidly terrified of heights. Looking down at the fleet of cars from the Farm-gate over bridge gets me a little rattled. So naturally, I decided that I wanted to jump off a bridge overlooking a 160m gorge at The Last Resort in Nepal. I like to think it was a calculated decision I made to conquer my fear of heights, but in reality, it was a decision I made on a whim, the consequences of which I put off thinking about until I absolutely had to.

4y ago

What is your greatest weakness

There are certain questions that interviewers often ask while interviewing potential recruits. These range from asking them about their personal lives, why they want this job, why they are the right fit, and where they see themselves in the next 5-10 years.

4y ago
March 19, 2024
March 19, 2024

Six strategies to juggle a full-time job and postgraduate studies

Pursuing postgraduate studies while having a full-time career can be very daunting. Here are six strategies that will help the process of balancing the two during this important point of your life.

March 5, 2024
March 5, 2024

Ending locker room talk at the workplace

While there are many more strides to be made to reach equality, higher representation in top management indicates that women have a much stronger voice at the workplace today, leaving no excuse or rationale to get away with entertaining lewd locker room talk.

February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

Four lessons from working abroad

The author started her professional career with an aspiration to work for a global business that would enable a borderless career. Last year, she had the chance to live and work in South Korea for three months on an assignment. Here are four lessons she learned during that time.

March 17, 2023
March 17, 2023

Unmasking imposter syndrome: A working woman’s guide to breaking free

Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon arising from the unshakeable feeling of inadequacy, where individuals doubt their abilities and achievements, despite evidence of competence, capabilities and experiences.

February 24, 2023
February 24, 2023

Working nine to thrive: an intro to work-life integration

Work-life integration happens when career, family, community & well-being become non-mutually exclusive.

October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020

Online debating: The silver bullet of inclusivity and opportunity

Co-ordinated social media celebrations fueled by the collective adrenaline rush that comes with an international victory - are scenes spotted during the aftermath of a breathtaking performance by our cricket team tigers.

February 28, 2020
February 28, 2020

There’s no such thing as a free lunge

I’m scared of heights - morbidly terrified of heights. Looking down at the fleet of cars from the Farm-gate over bridge gets me a little rattled. So naturally, I decided that I wanted to jump off a bridge overlooking a 160m gorge at The Last Resort in Nepal. I like to think it was a calculated decision I made to conquer my fear of heights, but in reality, it was a decision I made on a whim, the consequences of which I put off thinking about until I absolutely had to.

January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020

What is your greatest weakness

There are certain questions that interviewers often ask while interviewing potential recruits. These range from asking them about their personal lives, why they want this job, why they are the right fit, and where they see themselves in the next 5-10 years.

January 24, 2020
January 24, 2020

Creating a high performance culture

People love it when they are given agency. That extra freedom goes a long way to boost their performance.

January 3, 2020
January 3, 2020

Workplace resolutions for 2020

Not everything went your way last year – this year won’t be any different. Instead of acting up on every little noise, learn to look past them.

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