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Essential skills for budding researchers

Many people are interested in research and it is not uncommon for young people, especially recent graduates, to join think tanks or research centres to try their luck at expanding the frontier of...

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How students can make the most out of LinkedIn

LinkedIn exposes students to networking or guidance opportunities, relevant knowledge about their fields, resources, and career options for the future. Here’s how students can get the most out of...

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A noob’s guide to investing in Sanchayapatra

When the pandemic hit the markets in 2020, stock prices plunged around the world. The risk of losing money is not exclusive to stock markets only. In fact, you can lose money in almost all sorts of...

Bangladeshi origin Imran Khan becomes the Chairman of Aleph Holding

Aleph Holding, a global partner to the world’s biggest digital media players, has announced that renowned technology investor and entrepreneur Imran Khan is joining as the board’s chairman.

Bangladeshi startup Arogga raises USD 200K

Bangladeshi medicine delivery startup Arogga has secured $200k seed funding from new angel investors, and follow-on investment from Dubai-based Falcon Network.

Alice Labs raises USD 500K in seed funding

Alice Labs, the company behind MyAlice—an AI-driven multi-channel customer service platform for e-commerce and online businesses—today announced the completion of a USD 500,000 seed round of...

Understanding how and why British American Tobacco is the top employer in Bangladesh

Saad Jashim, Head of Human Resources at BAT Bangladesh speaks with The Daily Star on managing one of the biggest workforces in Bangladesh; how they are keeping things moving at a brisk pace and...

5 tips to help you make reading books a habit

However, an unwanted conflict appears quite often when people find it hard to manage reading books. Here are 7 easy ways that can help you make the habit of reading books a part of your daily life.

Ways employers can promote equity in workplaces

Here are some approaches you can implement to stamp-out gender inequality in your workplace:

Databird's decade long plan to help Bangladeshi startups

ShareTrip started its journey as Travel Booking BD in 2014 with just 3 employees in a small office but a big dream to make travel convenient for everyday people. Founder of ShareTrip and CEO of...

Business lessons 2020: What worked and what burned out

This pandemic-ridden year is about to end, but the changes and new practices that it brought to almost every possible sphere of human existence is not ending anytime soon.

Three mistakes to avoid in bullet journaling

Bullet journaling, due to its organisational benefits, is essential to planning your day ahead of time, and to have a clear idea of how you need to prepare yourself. However, the process sometimes...