I recently got the following comment for one of my articles in midmanager.com – This was not the first time. I keep seeing many arguments online. Arguments on variety of subjects start with the substance. Later they end with ‘Good English’ suggestion. Some are worse – No discussion on content. No new learning or viewpoints … Read moreEnglish Bullying : Before Anything, Learn Better English?
One Engineering VP from North America wanted to outsource lot of work to India. And why not? He heard enough success stories. He had urgent need. He gave some details about the need and asked for proposal. Within few weeks, he got impressive proposal which explained the problem understanding, solution approach, execution phases and of … Read moreTech Outsourcing: Few Considerations Before You Proceed
Of late, I see many LinkedIn discussions on asking for salary details during interviews. “Why do not you evaluate me on my skills and decide the appropriate salary? Why do you need my history? Isn’t it to offer the least salary?” The words differed, but the main sentiment was the same. Employer uses the present … Read moreJob Interviews: Why Interviewer Asks About Salary History
Hype around Robotics A lot is going on with robotics and robots. For sure, there is lot of hype too. The most important question you have not asked yourself is – what does this mean to you? As Gartner releases hype cycle, you will keep hearing new buzzwords. Managers, consultants and many others keep bombarding … Read moreRobotics: Relating It to Your Career
Often I see energetic and enthusiastic members and also managers go beyond the limits. Of course, breaking law while being enthusiastic is well covered in induction programs of the organizations. People get fired for doing illegal things, though they benefit the companies. The that is not so much discussed is personal health and injury. This … Read moreWhen You Hurt Yourself at Work
The pressure on employees is increasing The employees are working lot more than ever before. The anxiety related to work is constantly going up. As we anticipate the wave of automation and consolidation, more jobs will be at stake worldwide. The jobs where workforce has skills, are vanishing. The speed of skill development is not … Read moreSubtle Exploitation at Workplace: How You Could Cope (Without a Lawsuit)