“Yes, Tom. Tell me”, he spoke fast on the phone. “Wanted to talk about this candidate. He is an immediate joiner. Can you increase the CTC by a couple of lakhs to ensure that he will join and not shop for an offer?” “Tom, we can’t do that. Candidates shopping for an offer after they … Continue reading On recruitment, ethics and moonlighting
Category: Lighter Veins
Not so serious posts
Have you ever worried that you are not getting enough sleep and researched online for ways to improve your sleep hours and the quality of your sleep? It all started when a well-meaning family member gave me a fitbit. The first version was simply a pedometer. Then it started adding a lot of functionalities. One … Continue reading How I improved my sleep?
Have you ever realized that your friends and relatives are powerful change agents? They could be the catalysts that speed up the progress that you were hoping for. Let me give an example. I usually do not have too many people visiting my home. We are in a city where we have no relatives. I … Continue reading Your relatives are your change agents
Did I click bait you? That's how I felt when the "Pocket" recommendation in my Firefox read "6 ways to Delete Yourself from the internet". I clicked it immediately with confidence that one of the tips would be remove yourself from the unwanted subscriptions. The sub-heading was even more promising - "You’ll never be able … Continue reading How to delete yourself from the internet?
This weekend I was seriously researching a solution for a complex problem. The problem that frustrates me and if not addressed could lead me to start my days on the wrong foot. Of course, it was about coffee. I am not a fan of instant coffee powders as I grew up drinking freshly brewed filter … Continue reading How to solve a complex problem?
I am back after going awol for three months from my blog. My last two posts were on the topics of side hustles and money which, interestingly, led to some new followers. Three months is a good time to accomplish many things. Some of you - okay - at least a couple of you may … Continue reading Back after a break
The answer is Yes. I have been toying with this idea of not depending on the day job alone and having a backup source of income. I had seen a lot of articles and youtube videos that explain about Gig Economy and how you can make money on the side. By money, I mean really … Continue reading Can you earn money from Side Hustles?
Sometimes you perform an action and then totally forget about it. Then, few years down the line you find something that reminds you of that action. It either makes you smile, laugh out loud, cringe or be embarrassed. This action could be anything. Something that you said to somebody who reminds you at the most … Continue reading Just a throwback rant
The whole world is adjusting to the new normal. I hope you are keeping well. After three months of work from home, I have already adjusted to this lifestyle. It would be an effort now to go back to the workplace when things will open up. I wanted to drop by and say a hello. … Continue reading 15 things I didn’t do during lockdown