Measuring Career Growth (Financial and Learning goals) – Part II

This is the follow-up to my last post in which I talked about various measures of career success and the need to prioritize various goals so that trade-offs can be made when time is factored in. In this post, I will focus on two goals and their measures: financial and learning. Financial Goals: Even though … Continue reading Measuring Career Growth (Financial and Learning goals) – Part II

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

Career management gives better return on your talent investment

I have had the opportunity to talk to many college going students and fresh college passouts about their goals, and most of the time I hear them talking about 'getting a job with highest possible salary'. Everytime I end up telling them to look for jobs with learning and growth potential instead, and most of the … Continue reading Career management gives better return on your talent investment

How is career counseling at school level in India different than US?

If you are exposed to US schools and colleges, you will realize that resident counselors are available in almost all the schools, armed with on-line and offline personality test suites, and willing to provide career guidance for colleges as well as jobs. Private career counseling services abound too. Contrast this with situation in India: very … Continue reading How is career counseling at school level in India different than US?