People in India, as well elsewhere, need to say thanks more often. Whether for a job done as responsibility or as a favour, how does a plain thank you hurt everyone? A salary doesn’t mean an entitlement for being ungrateful.
In an age where discussions about sexism at the workplace are rampant, there’s a different kind of sexism at play, and one that doesn’t get talked about enough. Female only jobs. Why in this day and age are employers actively looking for women for certain jobs, thus promoting the stereotypes?
I have ordered from 16 different places in the last 20 working days or so and here’s a brief snippet on all.
The same media that created a phenomenon of this couple’s big plunge- from advertising to travel- is now aflutter with a rather disappointing revelation about the couple’s seemingly perfect life.
Burger King, through a series of ads placed in major news papers in the US has called on rival McDonalds to create a “McWhopper”
A highly coveted Google job landed on his lap after a mysterious and innovative challenge presented itself to Mark Rosett.
A recollection of all the odd jobs- totalling 13- I did, before landing my first job at Google.
No, I’m not about to actually say these to him anytime soon, but god knows how I’ve felt the urge to say them.
I don’t think I’m the only person who’s spent many an exasperated moment wanting to say a few things to our bosses, but simply can’t. Either you value the job too much to risk losing it, or just in deference to seniority, how we do react to the boss is not always how we feel. So, here’s some things I want to say to my boss, even if he’s mostly not going to read it. Some boss, somewhere, might.
On a commute from work to home, I strike a conversation with an Uber driver and I’m let in on some amazing insights, and learnings that lend a perspective on life, career and on the economy.
First days at work can sometimes decide the rest of your tenure in a company. I still look at my first day at Google fondly, fresh out of college and first time in a corporate environment.
However, there are some things I wish I did or didn’t do, that would’ve helped the rest of my journey at google.
I’ve changed several jobs since then and here’s what I have learnt about making the most out of your first day or even the first week at work.