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Leaving us? Let me make it harder for you!

31 Aug , 2017  

The decision to leave an organisation is hard enough for any employee, so why do employers harass the person leaving?  When I resigned from one of the companies I worked with, the acceptance letter, service letter, relieving letter and final cheque came in three tranches. The first two pointed out that for the next one […]

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When Firing becomes a necessary Evil!

19 Aug , 2017  

With the growth in workforce and high demand for talent we introduced Talent Acquisition as a specialization in HR. With increased volatility and economic fluctuations, do organisations need to have specialized teams for Talent Separation?  More than that I am debating if Firing is a necessary skill to be developed? “I don’t know what to […]

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Race horses are NOT for Bootstraps!

3 Aug , 2017  

When I turned entrepreneur, I wrote the first 20 names of my choice whom I wanted to hire, Then I got to a stage where I did all the due deliberations to offer 5 of them, 3 of them eventually rejected the offer for various reasons. That day I gathered a first-hand experience of why […]

Out of The Blue

Narcissists make great Leaders! Disagree?

25 Jul , 2017  

Yes, the title was to get your attention. But you will agree with me after a few minutes about Narcissists. Many of us publicly admit that we join new employers in search of good supervisors, work harder in our organisations when we like our bosses, leave companies becoz of bosses; Today I am deliberately leaving […]

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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, […]