Being Effective at workplace – Taking Initiatives

This post is a part of the series of posts I am doing on Being Effective at workplace. Taking initiative is about picking up organizational challenges to solve without being asked and delivering results. Taking initiative is a well-known way to achieve stardom at workplace. A FastCompany article has this to say from the book … Continue reading Being Effective at workplace – Taking Initiatives

Career Path for engineers – Management Track vs. Individual Contributor Track

I read the article "Indian IT firms redefine career path for engineers" on http://www.livemint.com with interest: "Indian information technology (IT) service providers such as Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Infosys Technologies Ltd and Wipro Ltd are following multinational firms such as International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) in building a technical career path for senior engineers opting … Continue reading Career Path for engineers – Management Track vs. Individual Contributor Track

Developing career by taking initiatives – Handling peer pressure

Taking initiatives and proposing ideas are some of the best ways of boosting your career. However, be careful when taking initiatives, your peers may not like it. Here are some of the reasons why: They may lose the limelight they are used to It may put them in bad light It may mean more work … Continue reading Developing career by taking initiatives – Handling peer pressure

How is Employee Talent Management Industry different?

Talent Management is the new buzzword in US companies which are facing shortage of talent: aging population, talent scarcity at top, need to grow internal talent, all contribute to this need. This newly defined industry has 4 components: recruitment management system, learning management system, performance management system, and compensation management system, read this link for … Continue reading How is Employee Talent Management Industry different?