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.
Imagine this. You have a critical project. The people with right expertise have been brought together.The project is in critical stage. All stakeholders know the members who are dedicated, hard working and have acquired very good skills. Suddenly you realize that there is great problem of misalignment, suspicion and fights. The fights erupt, become more … Read moreTeam Conflicts: How to Clear Mental Blocks, Stop Fights and Bring Back Good Times? Host a Listening Session
These days we all love agile. Don’t we? It improves release cycle Cheaper and better And – it is agile Team loves agile Fashionable But, I am afraid – Agile is increasingly sounding like communism- rather socialism: 1. Discussions, books and trainings talk about destroying existing processesand creating fresh ones from scratch 2. Developers, after … Read moreAgile, SCRUM and COMMUNISM: Must-follow Survival Guide for Your Organization
In most structures I have seen, program manager role does not have direct reports. Nor he is expected to be technical/domain person. He ends up passing data back and forth and making status reports. When things go wrong he is answerable. From the perspective of ‘check list for the job design’, the balance of authority … Read moreProgram Manager Technique: Be “Doorvaasa” for Better Command
Most people I have met has one worry on top of their mind. It is – career growth. All the time we see people tense about career growth. In middle management it is the worst. If you talk to almost anyone, volcano of not having career growth erupts. After enjoyable challenges of early career, the … Read moreCareer Stagnation? 8 Magical Parameters to Prove You Wrong
As a manager, how do you define the most valuable technical member in your team? He is Quite hardworking Is a specialist in his area of expertise Keen on learning new topics around technology and the domain Very hands on Customers like him You are highly depending upon him So far so good. Within no … Read moreGrooming Technical Specialist to Technical Lead: 5 Critical Factors for Successful Role Transition