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Entries from January 2013

Do not bad mouth your current employer when you interview with another company

January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Someone I know recently interviewed with another company. He was one of the finalist but he didn’t get the job. So he is still work for his current employer while he continues to interview with other companies. I happened to know several people at the company he interviewed at. I had lunch with them last […]

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Tags: Career Fast Track · Career Transition

Choice of employer and age

January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

When I was fresh out of school, it was during the height of dotcom era. I had a group of friends who graduated from the same computer science programs. Most of us had 3 jobs in five years. You can call us job hoppers, but it was pretty common for young professionals to jump ship […]

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Tags: Career Fast Track · Career Transition

Did someone put you into a box?

January 8th, 2013 · No Comments

Did your manager put you into a box? You have a well defined set of responsibilities. Your manager will never let you get out of the box. He wants to handle the high-visibility activities. Explicitly and implicitly, you’re put into a box. This happens a lot in corporate environment. This is because most middle level […]

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Tags: Bad Boss · Frustration@Work