Self-Promotion Isn’t Necessarily Bad (And How To Do It Well)

Most parents tell their kids that it’s uncouth to brag. However, when it comes to designing marketing and branding strategies, a moderate indulgence in self-promotion isn’t entirely a bad idea. While there are no one-size-fits-all rules, we’ve found out four that work in most scenarios: 1. Build a great product or service, and let your…

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  • Five Lessons That Failure Teaches

    Do we highlight our trials, tribulations, and setbacks with the same amount of passion that we expend when celebrating our successes? Not so much. Success comes with a sweet-sounding ringtone, whereas failure is almost always in silent (and sometimes, desperate) mode. Failure, no matter how much it hurts, is an important part of life. Failure…

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  • Being Sensitive to People on the Autism Spectrum

    Autism spectrum disorders affect the way a person’s body and brain work. People with autism may have trouble speaking or communicating in a social situation. Nearly 30% of individuals on the spectrum are nonverbal. They often don’t communicate as much as others do; are sensitive to noise, light, and textures; and may prefer to sit…

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  • History and Significance of Autism Awareness Month

    Organizations and individuals across the world, every year, observe April as Autism Awareness Month. Events are held to raise public awareness and educate local communities about autism spectrum disorders. The first National Autism Awareness month was held by the Autism Society in 1970. Over the past 50 years, autism has emerged as the fastest growing…

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  • Managing a Contingent Workforce

    With a steady rise in contingent work arrangements in the US and elsewhere, employers have started to realize the value of hiring independent contractual workers. The appeal of specialized skills, along with low hiring costs and flexibility, has made contingent workers a preferred option for many leading companies. But the rise in the number of…

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  • What Does International Women’s Day Mean to Rangam?

    As a woman-owned business, Rangam has always been supportive of its women employees, consultants, customers, and partners. We not only offer employee-friendly work arrangements like telecommuting and flexible hours to our staff, but also empower and encourage women to break the proverbial glass ceiling by actively pursuing leadership roles. Rangam is among the few companies…

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  • Remembering the League of Extraordinary Women

    They waited. As their husbands fought a debatable war, they waited. The battle ended, they waited. Recognition came, a bit too late, and they still waited. During the long years of the Vietnam War, many American pilots were shot down in North Vietnam, and were taken as prisoners of war (POW) or were reported missing…

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  • Whether or Not to Disclose Autism at Work

    From filling out lengthy application forms to mustering up confidence for an interview, job hunting can be stressful. It can be a little more stressful for people with autism as they are faced with the perennial dilemma of whether or not to disclose their diagnosis. Most experts say that disclosing autism in the workplace is…

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  • Retaining the Human Touch While Using Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

    Companies often lament the paucity of skills during talent acquisition. Scarcity is a mindset that stifles innovation and makes it difficult for many companies to look in the right direction. The truth is that qualified candidates are everywhere. But outdated business models and closed platforms, deployed by many organizations, impede the search for the right…

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  • Role of Technology in Contingent Labor Market

    Hiring of contingent labor has significantly risen in almost all industries in the past few years. Human resource (HR) experts have predicted that the contingent labor market would increase manifold in the days ahead, with companies all set to hire hyper-specialized staff for their operations. That aside, in an uncertain economic scenario, a contingent workforce…

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