Tech Outsourcing: Few Considerations Before You Proceed

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

Job Interviews: Why Interviewer Asks About Salary History

Job interview salary question

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

Robotics: Relating It to Your Career

Robotics Technical Block Diagram Architecture

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

When You Hurt Yourself at Work

Pexels/Bruce Mars

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

This Situation with Performance Appraisal Is the Most Widespread

Performance Gap, Performance appraisal rating expectation mismatch

Performance appraisals.. Have you ever heard about this phrase called ‘inappropriate performance’ ? I did, only recently. I found it in a book. After I read, it made lot of sense. I realized that this is one of the most common scenarios, yet we do not give enough thought. I have been on both sides … Read moreThis Situation with Performance Appraisal Is the Most Widespread

Which Programming Language Should I Learn?

software programming skill interview expectation mismatch

Which computer programming language should I learn? What is trending? This I often get from the freshers. Usually from engineering graduates who want to get into tech industry. Their real question is how to get a job quickly by learning a language which is in demand. Many of these guys rush to learn a language … Read moreWhich Programming Language Should I Learn?

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