This morning, a young man asked me a question at our Whatsapp Group [AshrafChaudhrySalesForum] that “Why most of the time HR does not call you (for interview) even having basic criteria mentioned in the job post?”
Being a headhunter myself, I will highlight the following reasons that why recruiters and headhunters don’t call people for […]
Once upon a time a modern lady visited a veterinary doctor with her pet dog, Tommy, and complained that Tommy does not give her much response and often fails to recognize her and does not wag his tail whenever she comes home. Vet asked a few questions about dog’s pedigree to diagnose the problem. Lady […]
1. Writing engaging content for use across a number of channels to market and promote apps
2. Manage all content on and off line. This will include proofreading, editing and ensuring all content is SEO optimised where necessary.
3. Actively participate in all marketing activity, put relevant ideas forward
1. Managing the social media marketing platforms; focusing on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, SlideShare.
2. Execution of all social media activities (i.e. tweeting, sharing, engaging, liking, increasing social reach, doing the heavy lifting, etc.).
3. Creating social media campaigns and calls-to-action that drive target audience to sites and generate […]
A woman baked chapatti (roti) for members of her family and an extra one for a hungry passerby. She kept the extra chapatti on the window sill, for whosoever would take it away. Every day, a hunchback came and took away the chapatti. Instead of expressing gratitude, he muttered the following words as he went […]
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Daily I get messages from friends like “Sir, I have 2 million rupees, please let me know what business should I do?”
World is full of business opportunities. All you have to do is to open your eyes and ears to sense them. You will find business behind every problem, every obstacle and every challenge.
Often people ask me to guide them for Boss Management. Before I go into the concept, let me clear WHAT BOSS IS NOT. Boss is not a sufi or a selfless person willing to be martyred. He (no gender bias) is not your father or a sacrificing brother.
He is a professional just like you […]
A few days back, a student from Iqra University asked me question on Whatsapp that can an Iqra graduate compete with IBA graduate in the corporate world.
My reply is Yes and No. Winning depends upon your own passion to out-win, out-excel and out-beat the competition. Your winning in life is directly proportional to […]
A corporate friend requested me to help arrange internship for some young boy who recently did BBA from a private University. I requested another corporate friend who is Secretary General with one of the biggest associations of business organizations. The CV was full of mistakes. I knew. But I still took the risk as […]
“Sir, I am Asad, came to Dubai two months back for job hunting. My visa is expiring next week. So far, I could not get a single interview call. Can you please ask your network to help me. Sir, I borrowed money from relatives and I am now worried. Please help.”
Every week, I receive […]
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My team has been working on this giant project of data collection for the last six […]
Last Ramadan, I was talking to one of my mentors/career guru and telling him that I get numerous CVs from across the world for evaluation and due to my hectic training schedule I could not help many people. I can help one or two people in a week but not more. He advised […]
At my facebook page, I received a question from one young lady facing a shark in her office. She requested me to suggest her the solution to her problem. This is what she exactly wrote:
Hope you are in good health.
This would be the my first Email to […]
The air hostess announced, “Ladies & Gentlemen, we shall soon be landing at Jinnah International Airport Karachi.” Within a few minutes, we safely landed and I switched on my cell phone. I noticed that I had received some 6-7 miss call alerts from some unknown number. I checked out of plane, rented a car and […]
One of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Pakistan is looking for General Manager Sales & Marketing to be based in Karachi. The right candidate will be:
Leadership: Must be a ‘leading from front’ type of person. He will be leading a large sales team across Pakistan. Business Acumen: He is not just an ‘up line’ […]
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Mr. Zain I. Syed ( working for Hewlett Packard) is my facebook friend. I saw a beautiful write up by him about protocols of using facebook and thought to convert it into blog and save it for general public. Here’s what he writes:
“1. Never use CAPITAL letters. It gives the impression you […]
Yesterday, I put a question on my facebook account that how would you like your doctor treat you. There are many responses to my question. One of my facebook friends, Ahmed Saeed Khan Khattak, elaborated story of his flowing ears. I thought to preserve that story for people around the globe. This […]
No business organization has the right to charge fee for not delivering the promised value. This is my core business principle ever since I came into trainings/consultancy. Even my book The Craft of Selling “YOURSELF” offers money back guarantee.
Today, I received a complaint from a client whose CV was written by our […]