Recruitment Industry

Are you a Specialist or just another Recruiter?

24 Nov , 2014  

The latest Report by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) shows Indian Direct Hire (permanent recruitment) market in the region of 3600 Crores. It’s a market which has been growing in double digits except for couple of years during recession. As on rolls (Direct Hire) market consists of largely lateral hires, the double digit growth is inevitable […]

Communicate

Q

24 Nov , 2014  

Fridays have always been an exciting day for me all my life as it was movie release days & I promptly used to Queue up. For the last 10 years, however, there is one more dimension that has made it exciting as I’m mostly on a flight heading home after a working travel week. But, […]

Change

Skill Anniversaries

24 Nov , 2014  

I just completed 20 years of my professional life today. I worked in 4 different organisations to complete this milestone; except me nobody else will recognize this moment unlike in an organization setting where tenures are recognized with trophies and goodies. I am a touch uncomfortable wishing others on their work service anniversaries as much […]

Change

KLIA 2

22 Nov , 2014  

I was excited about KLIA 2 airport, so I gave it a try in the first week of its operational launch in Malaysia. Was I in for a disappointment? The ground staff did not come for 30 minutes after the aircraft parked; the pilot was embarrassed but honestly admitted this fact. After we got off […]

Emotions

Memoirs of Bosses

20 Nov , 2014  

I was returning from KL to board my plane back home. My eyes popped up in happiness to see one of my ex bosses whom I met last a decade ago. I rushed to him and exchanged notes (biz cards) and got chatting about what I do now for a living. He shared how proud […]

Emotions

Name Dropping

20 Nov , 2014  

“What was that email about!?” asked my colleague. He was referring to me forwarding (to him) an email from my boss on how bad our financial performance was for the previous month. He went on to say, “ you could have just told me. Forwarding that email just made it worse!” “Pressure tactics”, I said […]