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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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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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The devious and malicious Harvard MBA

November 25th, 2012 · No Comments

I have to admit – some recent events I witnessed made me disgusted about certain individuals at work. I don’t mean to over generalized but I cannot help not to generalize in this case. They share a common trait: Harvard MBA Worked for 2-4 years in management consulting prior to attending business school Post MBA […]

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Microsoft second round layoff satisfaction survey results

May 19th, 2009 · 7 Comments

In February we published Microsoft Laid-off employees layoff satisfaction survey result. On May 5, Microsoft had its second round of layoffs, let 3,000+ employees go. A number of former Microsoft employees had filled out our survey after the May 5th layoff. Below is a summary of the survey result of Microsoft layoff round II. Which […]

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