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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 […]

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Hire me! I failed my last assignment…

28 Feb , 2017  

Imagine you are hiring for a leadership position or any role for that matter, what would your obvious questions be? You ask for past achievements, drivers to change the job, future-plans if offered the job and other industry specific technical matters? Occasionally as an afterthought you may go beyond and ask about their failures, but, […]

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I still like to haunt my ex-Employers

16 Feb , 2017  

I wonder why some of us can’t “just walk away” from organisations that we have already quit! If you are the types who likes to keep in touch with former colleagues on a regular basis, then this is for you… It’s not uncommon to get calls from past colleagues who tell me how much they […]

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The Insider-Outsider Mentality to Finding Your Best CEO

19 Jan , 2017  

Ever thought why many large organisations go for external CEOs despite claiming that they have built capable leaders to succeed from within, or if you flip it the other way why some of them desist to go for external leaders and opt to promote internally? Or why Founders refuse to let go the reins despite […]