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

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

Five Things to Consider in Improving Employee Retention

Employee retention

Published in arrangement with Hoganinjury, a law firm based out of California, USA. For any assistance needed on legal side, reach out to HoganInjury. The contact is listed at the end of the article. One of the biggest challenges any organization faces is keeping their employees, more so the good and deserving ones. When an employee … Read moreFive Things to Consider in Improving Employee Retention

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)

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