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

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?

Are you a fresher looking for a job? You need to read this.

Fresh graduate jobs interview

Flood of Fresh Graduates Feb 2018. For my startup IKnowItMOM, I opened up an internship role for engineering graduates in a fresher site. Within a day I got few hundred applications.I had originally set the deadline for one full month. I abruptly cut it short. It was difficult going through each of the resumes and … Read moreAre you a fresher looking for a job? You need to read this.

Workplace Politics: Why You Won’t Get Credit for Your Work (Most Likely Reason)

work place politics getting credit

There were times when I worked very hard and delivered. Hardly got credit.  I was very stressed.   Joe is really average Joe. He is brought up as a good man. He has been to taught to do the right things, follow ethics. Most importantly, walk the talk. It was an important meeting scheduled by the … Read moreWorkplace Politics: Why You Won’t Get Credit for Your Work (Most Likely Reason)

Large Organization Recruitment: Why HR Does NOT Consider Your Referral

You are working in this organization for long time. You have a close friend, in dire need of job. You send the resume to HR team and no response. Gradually you feel guilty, powerless and frustrated. Can not even get an audience for a friend in the place where you worked for so many years!? The same friend … Read moreLarge Organization Recruitment: Why HR Does NOT Consider Your Referral

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