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When experience becomes liability!

6 Jul , 2017  

When we faced interviews for some of our first few jobs, we may have got rejected for our lack of experience, then we wished we had more experience. Later, every time we got service anniversary trophies we beamed with pride. But now experience is becoming an enemy? A journalist recently asked me if “Youthification” of […]

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The Search for my Elusive Co-Founder!

29 Jun , 2017  

Ever wondered how should you choose your Co-Founders? Our choices mostly come from the mix of Batch mates, Friends, Colleagues, Neighbors, Family. Who should be your Co-Founders is a well thought out decision or an emotional one, or is it something which just develops on its own? I reckon it’s never a logical, analytical decision, […]

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Getting rid of the boss and getting away?

16 Jun , 2017  

Have you been in situations where you felt you could actually rebel against your boss and get away? If you were in such an advantageous position would you mind using it? I know that sounds like the current ‘Kohli vs Kumble’ situation. Even if it’s a rumor, we know it makes for a nice story […]

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Time we stopped Over Romancing a Career in IT?

8 Jun , 2017  

If the IT Industry, with access to the best of talent and financial resources, did not anticipate its future and re-skilled its own people or guided the institutions to produce what they wanted in all these years, who else can be blamed? The recruiter in me has been baffled for the last few months. The media tells […]

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Don’t be lazy, Write your own CV

11 May , 2017  

In a world of uncertainty, we don’t know when we will need our CVs to be ready next. Yes, there is LinkedIn for the socially active ones, but how many update it? The majority of LinkedIn profiles describe their tenure with past employers with just designations. It’s an irony that we spend very little time to describe ourselves in the world where […]

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I wish you get ‘fired’ someday!

16 Mar , 2017  

I wonder how many of us think about getting fired, it sure does cross the mind at some point in our complex career journey. Have you ever thought about how you should be treated if it ever happens to You? Let me not scare you, so let’s start with others, if someone you know well […]