Fascinating dialog between two great minds of the 21st century.
The other day I met few of my dear friends from my past life at Microsoft. The lunch meeting over Pizza was primarily focused on whatever career advice I could provide based on the years I spent in the industry hiring the best and the brightest as well as years spent mentoring them to achieve excellence… Continue reading Career advice, seeking inspiration, …
I recently helped someone rewrite his resume to present his education and experience in a better light and figured the advice is generic enough to apply to most people looking for a new opportunity. Here is the summary of the tips I offered. Hope others are able to find this useful advice as well. When you… Continue reading Resume writing Tips
It started early this morning when I woke up to the alarm on my smart phone. As it always happens, after switching off the alarm and waking up my daughter to get ready for her school, my eyes darted to the screen inviting me to check the newly arrived emails!! One thing lead to another… Continue reading The interconnected world wide web!!
Take a peek at a children’s book I authored several years ago but just got around to finishing and publishing on Kindle a few weeks back. Let me know what you think. http://www.amazon.com/Rescue-Mermaid-Adventures-Palaunasia-ebook/dp/B007HQH94K Ram
This is a great book written by Daniel Pink as a Manga comic strip with art by Rob Ten Pas. The book provides great career advice as summarized into the six points below: 1. There is no plan. 2. Think strengths, not weaknesses. 3. It’s not about you. 4. Persistence trumps talent. 5. Make excellent… Continue reading Book Review: Johnny Bunko by Daniel H. Pink and Rob Ten Pas
I was speaking to my nephew today about his job search which triggered an interesting conversation around what new approaches to take these days for finding a job. The traditional models of job search have been replaced by new methods that leverage social networks and connections with people who are making the hiring decisions. Given… Continue reading Job Searching revisited
I am sure you have been in this situation before. You start editing a document at work on your desktop. After going home you want to access the document from your laptop but find it incredibly hard to get to the document on your desktop. You need to dial in or connect to your work… Continue reading Office and SkyDrive – what a combination!!
You might be at a position in your job where you can benefit from feedback from a variety of people you interact with in addition to your own self-assessment. You might want to get feedback from your direct manager, your direct reports, your peers & colleagues and others you interact with. The key is to… Continue reading Receiving and Providing Feedback