Some useful videos from BNet on good management

 I got these in my regular newsletter from BNet (http://www.bnet.com), they are short 2-3 minutes video (with advertisement at the beginning!) which talk about the topic. They are very good, lunch-time review material. Six Skills Effective Managers Must Master Give Your Employees Smart Goals Explain to your employees in smart language what needs to get … Continue reading Some useful videos from BNet on good management

Leveraging social networks for career growth

Recently I have been interested in tracking problems and solutions to social networking and its impacts. I wrote about some of the social networking lessons sometime back. However, a recent incident sparked the thought again that social networks are a powerful phenomenon for professional life and career moves, and it can be dangerous to ignore. I casually asked … Continue reading Leveraging social networks for career growth

How fast can a career move in India?

Interesting read, this article on rediff. Good examples of how busineess is reacting to the changing changing face of careerist youth in India. The article does note an important point: Still, there are plenty of tensions between companies and young employees. Many Indian engineers are fascinated with cutting-edge technologies, yet much of the work for clients … Continue reading How fast can a career move in India?

Career Management in India – guest posts on CubeRules

Cube Rules is a blog where Scott Herrick discusses the perspective of the 'cubicle warriors', his blog is aptly named 'Career Management for Cubicle Warriors'. Recently, I got a chance to do couple of guest posts there around career management in India (Thanks Scott!). In an attempt to do justice to the topics I chose, I … Continue reading Career Management in India – guest posts on CubeRules

Cross-Site communication – great strength for managers?

Here is an article that I had published a while back on the topic of communications (here is a slightly edited version of the same). I got reminded of this recently while talking to a manager who felt frustrated that he couldn't get through his peer in a remote location and so couldn't resolve his problem. In … Continue reading Cross-Site communication – great strength for managers?