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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 […]

Out of The Blue

‘Fair’ Leaders don’t leave great memories!

18 May , 2017  

Who is the leader you fondly remember the most? Isn’t it somebody who blessed you those extra favours? Most leaders aspire to be fair or think they are fair to their team members, organisations strive to have checks and balances to ensure favouritism doesn’t get the better of leaders. One of the roles HR plays […]

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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 […]

Communicate

Some of my bosses may ‘never’ recommend me!

4 May , 2017  

Most often our referees are our friends, past bosses who will swear by our name or people who are committed to us about a positive reference. So how can you be sure about the reference check of your next hire when this nexus is at work. Even the LinkedIn recommendations are a cozy club of […]