Neither here nor there.

Frustrated cartoon

A recent research showed that among people in the Indian IT services sector who quit their jobs after at least 10 years of service, 95% of them were Middle Managers! How come the Middle Management resignation rate is so high? Is it because it is a ‘neither here nor there’ kind of role? (It neither …

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Another day at the gym

Day at the gym

Did I mention that I’ve a new gym membership? I did that in my earlier post, didn’t I. Like I said, I try new gyms every year in the hope of finally sticking to one, so that I can break down my 1 pack into 6 or 8 (or whatever number is in fashion now). …

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Buy lungi online.

Buy lungi online

“I am going to sell lungis online”, I said to my wife the other day. “What?! Are you out of your mind?” she shrieked, probably shuddering at the thought of how my in-laws would take it considering they’d married her to an IT guy (which ranks higher in social standings scale than a lungi seller …

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Mission employment: Resume samples

Resume samples

Some time back, we were looking far and wide for a good, experienced hand who could take some load off our backs. We were happy when we got tons of resumes from various sources. But seeping thru those resumes to shortlist candidates for interviews turned out to be a humbling (and harrowing) experience for many …

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Merry Christmas!

Christmas tree

Merry Christmas! As we spent a very quiet Christmas eve yesterday, my mind flew back in time to the days when we were kids. ‘Today is Christmas eve’ – my grandfather’s words still ring in my ears. The 10 days when schools were closed, and all we did as kids from daybreak to night was …

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