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
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
Everyone knows, most of the business results are from the team effort. Yet, the businesses try hard to assign the credit to one hero. To justify it there are enough management theories – like Bell curve, 80-20 rule. The outcome? It just causes more fights, conflicts and stress. Many managers just shrug it off saying … Read moreNo Collaboration at Workplace? First, Fix the Victory Stand!
Jun 2014. Weekly meeting with the project managers who worked with me. ” We need to recognize people. Let us give away some awards.” We had many smaller team level awards. Also we had annual awards. We wanted to recognize more. We have some of the best people. These people are working towards making autonomous driving … Read moreAwards are difficult, but not for Nobel Prize Committee