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#saynotointerview for recruitment process

I recently went for a training that consists of employees from multinational corporations. During the brainstorming sessions, one fellow gentleman started speaking about firing his colleague. This guy is actually a senior manager and he interviewed the departed. He was blaming the unfortunate guy told he knows all the job description and he was smart during the interview. So they selected him for the job. But in the job, he never raised to his potential and they sacked him. The senior manager was claiming in the brainstorming session the decision was correct. But lots of people in training disagreed with that. Majority people told the recruitment or interview process in the company flawed to test that lad's knowledge. I strongly believe this might not be a one of the situation in recruitment? How many of you came across similar experience in your professional career? Do you believe the things we put in the job description are the exact things the potential employees will be doing…
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The Company of the future race?

Introduction Have you ever heard about Valve? - The company that develops amazing video games- the global leader in video game software Industry. Games like Counter-Strike, Half Live, and Team fortress are some of the best from their archery. For management students and enthusiasts, the importance of Valve is not only about these games but also have an amazing organisational model that traditional companies inching to follow. Let's review what Valve is doing better in the level of management functions. This is my interpretation after doing the case study for my course. Valve is an example of emergence over hierarchy model, each employee is free to choose and initiate their own projects and disputes are resolved through consensus. Teams are formed by individuals around topics of interest. Each team has leaders chosen by informal agreement and there is neither supremacy nor financial benefit associated with it. Example someone shows an interest to do a project and everyone will say …

Emergence and Creative Confidence

I started my career on 1st of September 2008 as a software developer at Manchester. Some people in my personal life might know about it. I like to say, that day as the day I found an aura in my life, transformation from the worst possible situation into a new beginning in a matter of 1 hour. The week before, I got an interview confirmation from that company and I was not at all excited about it because I know it is going to be the final interview in UK if I am unsuccessful. I was in that mental state because I was not successful for past 12 such occurrences and not expecting anything different. This shows I was not a brilliant person but had a strong passion and hardworking nature to achieve success. I passed my masters on Sep 2007 and after that, I decided to work only in software development, and lots of people including my parents told this as a worst possible decision. To be precise, they have no issues in choosing software development, but on my adamant decision only software d…

My confidence, my passion to succeed, my ability to dream

My confidence, my passion to succeed, my ability to dream are the ultimate things that drives my life. Today I am working as a Solutions Architect and an agile practitioner and sometimes I think about my past where I started my career 8 years back. I still remember that day; my friend Antu Mammen drove me to an old building in Wythenshawe, Manchester. He drove me there only because I don't have enough money to get a train ticket. My bank balance was 20 pounds that day. He asked me to put 10 pound worth of petrol.  Before going for that interview I decided, if I am not getting that job I will be leaving UK. But fortunately or unfortunately Mr J Fisher IT director at Calrom Ltd offered me the Job, even though I reached there 20 min late for the interview. After getting the offer letter I walked towards Antu, he was standing in front of McDonald's where we parked the car. He was sad and told me he kept the key inside the car and locked the doors. But I smiled and told him finally …

(my) Management v/s Leadership

The Wall Street Journal Guide to Management” by Alan Murray describes - Leadership and management must go hand in hand. They are not the same thing. But they are necessarily linked, and complementary. Any effort to separate the two is likely to cause more problems than it solves. I read the above lines from someone from LinkedIn who actually sent me a personal email regarding one of mycrazy blog posts. I didn’t want to reply because I know the basic electronics and the post was more about my fiction than the actual electronics. One day I was casually browsing through his LinkedIn profile and found some interesting articles relating to leadership, management and technical leadership. Since then I was thinking to write about the leadership and management. I usually take my writing through some famous quotes, in this case also no difference.Recently I have just finished reading the autobiography of the IndianGuru Osho and I like to elucidate my leadership and management style through one o…

Bootstrap Server Side Sorting Cont....

On my previous postI had already mentioned about how to apply the sort to Bootstrap paginated tables. By making the following changes server side sorting can be achieved along with pagination.
On Filter Modelself.sortBy = ko.observable('Id');//Default sort Column self.sortAscending = ko.observable(false); self.iconType = ko.observable('glyphicon glyphicon-chevron-down'); // Icon to appear near Column

No Changes to Adarsh Log Model or Adarsh Log list Model
Knockout.js View Model for Adarsh Log Changes Add the sortTable  method to it
self.sortTable = function (viewModel, e) { var columClicked = $(e.target).attr("data-column") var sortAscending = (self.filter().sortAscending() === true) ? false : true;             self.filter().sortAscending(sortAscending);             self.filter().sortBy(columClicked);             datacontext.getAllPost(self.adarshLogListModel, config.adarshLogUrl, model.adarshLogListModel, self.filter).always(function () { var list = []; if (self.filter()…