I have had my fair share of good and not-so-good bosses, and everyone I know of has a boss story to tell! Whether you like it or not, ability to manage your relationship with your boss is critical skill for anyone serious in managing their careers. In Managing your boss, Julie Poland lists a number … Continue reading Managing the boss for better career management
In the blog 'Social Leadership', Lois Kelly has more sobering view of the role of social media in any career management, unlike my yesterday's post. Here is how she starts: Some days I get so sick about talking and reading about social media. Here’s why: most of the fundamentals of marketing and leadership are the same … Continue reading Social Networking and leadership
I went through an interesting blog 'The pros of social networking and career management', which talks about leveraging social networking for enhancing and managing your career well. The case study in the blog gives the advantage of using social networking (in this case, LinkedIn) to find a suitable job. Here is a sample of the … Continue reading Leveraging social network in career management
This Wall Street Journal Article talks about knowing yourself via self-assessment tests before changing your career. This is important, because many assessment tests point to your profile in terms of your interests, personality, strengths, etc. There are a large number of such tests available online and offline, a quick google query brings up about 300K … Continue reading Knowing yourself
Recently I came across 'Career Astrology' section of MonsterIndia, the leading job portal in India. Some site indeed! If you are willing to shell out Rs. 500-1000, it will tell you how your stars can predict good time for changing your job, or things which are likely to go wrong in your career.Here is the … Continue reading Career Astrology or Career Management?
I completed a month working now, and it has been a good experience so far. Working in a country where native language is not the language you know is interesting, for techies (and everyone else I guess) have a tendency to break into passionate discussions in their mother tongue once in a while, and I … Continue reading Completed a month working in Shanghai!
As you would have noticed, I haven't been posting on this site for couple of months now. Things have been hectic on personal and professional front. Big news is that I will be relocating to Shanghai, China; a new company, a new country awaits me, and I am excited about the opportunity to learn and … Continue reading Administrivia: Back from hibernation