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Entries from June 2013

Work from Home, VPN access and your job security

June 7th, 2013 · No Comments

A lot of companies have flexible work hour policy. They allow employees to work from home for some days. To work from home, the employee will need to log into his/her employer’s Virtual Private Network (VPN.) Once you logged into VPN, you are being watched, tracked and analyzed. When a company wants to lay off […]

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I love to learn! Do you?

June 7th, 2013 · No Comments

The number of online learning opportunities has been grown exponentially. It’s very exciting time for anyone who love to learn. Here is a list of learning sites & resources I use regularly: I installed TED iPhone App and listen to TED programs for ideas, information and inspiration I subscribed to Mixergy in my Podcast iPhone […]

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Exciting update on How to Get a Job at Amazon.com

June 7th, 2013 · No Comments

I published How To Get a Job At Amazon.com ebook  four years ago. I’m happy to report that this book has helped many people to get full time job offers from Amazon.com. Some of them even contacted me and had lunch with me after they relocated to the greater Seattle area to work for amazon.com. […]

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Will there be more layoffs in second half of 2013?

June 7th, 2013 · No Comments

I only have qualitative information but I predict unemployment rate will go up as there will be more layoffs in second half of 2013. The Obama Care changes will take effect in January 2014. I’m not against health care reform. But I think companies will start to cut staff to help offset the increasing health […]

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My not-to-hire list

June 7th, 2013 · No Comments

Over the years I had my share of success and failure to hire people. Here is a list of job candidate I try to stay away from. Candidate who is late for job interview. No exception. If a candidate is late for interview, he demonstrates one of two shortcomings: 1) he doesn’t’ respect others’ time […]

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Tags: Corporate Ladder · Leadership

What really matters at work?

June 7th, 2013 · No Comments

I worked for a company that was acquired by a much larger corporation. The integration process has been painful for many of my colleagues. Our work environment is becoming much more political, bureaucratic, and frustrating. However, the work itself is still very interesting. The company is in a very hot market with a lot of […]

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Tags: Bad Boss · Frustration@Work