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Pros and Cons of Some Career Advancement Tools! (Career)
As a career coach I often get queries from my clients and passer-byes (at social events and parties) about available resources to advance their careers. This often happens with midcareer professionals who realize that they are missing something in their tool kit of skills to get to the next level.......
Dilip Saraf
How Modis visit to Silicon Valley can spark Indias tech economy (Career)
Silicon Valley often hosts world leaders, but rarely gives them the rock-star reception that it is planning for India prime minister Narendra Modi. Seats for an 18,500-person event where he will be speaking, at the SAP Centerin San Jose, disappeared within days, and tens of thousands more could have sold. The Indian community is abuzz […]...
Vivek Wadhwa
Economic Times: What PM Narendra Modi must bring back from Silicon Valley (Career)
When PM Modi visits Silicon Valley, he will meet an expatriate community different from anywhere else in the world. He will meet many Indians who have left their regional, religious, and socio-economic differences behind, and who work together to achieve success and uplift their communities. Most Indians in Silicon Valley consider themselves to be loyal […]...
Vivek Wadhwa
What well encounter on the path to the jobless future (Career)
By Michael Fertik and Vivek Wadhwa In just two short decades or so, well enter a jobless future. Thanks to highly disruptive advanced technologies, jobs even industries will soon vanish, becoming remnants of a distantly remembered past. Other positions will be more efficiently done by machines, eliminating the need for human employees. This […]...
Vivek Wadhwa
Financial Times: From chiefs to critics and cartoonists, ten men worth emulating (Career)
By Carola Hoyos and Rhymer Rigby Trying to compile a list of great male feminists is a bit like to trying to come up with a list of the 10 best songs ever. You draw up a longlist, send it to well-informed people, take their suggestions on board, draw up another longlist and fillet it […]...
Vivek Wadhwa
Warning: Your Expat Objectives May be Further than they Appear! (Career)
With the allure or returning to their motherland for a while and showing off to their friends how well they have done by coming to the US many clients come to me seeking advice on an Ex-Pat assignment from their company. Their intent is also to explore long-term opportunities in......
Dilip Saraf
The Perils of a High Sign-on Bonus! (Career)
When the job market gets tight employers resort to a variety of avenues to attract top candidates. In the Silicon Valley, a fast-growth start-up is able to offer new employees attractive stock options and RSUs as a part of the overall compensation package. However, when such an avenue is not......
Dilip Saraf
Direct Flight v/s Nonstop Flight (Travel)
Do you know that direct flight and nonstop flight do not mean the same thing? Nonstop flight does not stop, it goes nonstop to your destination. If you want to arrive fast at your destination...
Why theres an urgent need for a moratorium on gene editing (Career)
In April 2015, a paper by Chinese scientists about their attempts to edit the DNA of a human embryo rocked the scientific world and set off a furious debate. Leading scientists warned that altering the human germ line without studying the consequences could have horrific consequences. Geneticists with good intentions could mistakenly engineer changes in […]...
Vivek Wadhwa
Responding to: So, What do YOU do?! (Career)
Almost immediately after I published my blog last week, Why do we struggle with Tell me about yourself?! I got a few emails and calls from my clients. Their plea, Dilip, working with you we have come to learn how to respond to this interview question. But, how do we......
Dilip Saraf
Why Googles Alphabet Reorganization is a Brilliant Move (Career)
It used to be that businesses could see their competition coming and anticipate the threats. Clayton Christensen, with his theory of disruptive innovation, taught that a new entrant attacked a market leader by launching low-end, low-priced products and then relentlessly improving them. Now Christensens frameworks have themselves been disruptedbecause you can no longer see the […]...
Vivek Wadhwa
I used to doubt Microsoft. Then I installed Windows 10. (Career)
I dont know if I broke a law of computing or committed heresy. But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates of computing hell. But it has been an incredibly positive experience: my favorite Microsoft Office applications Outlook, Word, and […]...
Vivek Wadhwa
Indian immigrants make it obvious that the American dream is alive and well (Career)
They have funny accents, wear strange outfits, and eat really spicy food, and some wear turbans. Indian-Americans constitute less than 1% of the U.S. population. Yet you will find them at the helm of great companies such as Pepsico and Mastercard; as presidents and deans of Americas most prestigious colleges; at the pinnacles of journalism; […]...
Vivek Wadhwa
A Better Way of Asking for a Promotionand Getting It! (Career)
Many clients come to me when they feel stuck in their current role and are not able to break through the promotion barrier to get the next higher title. The most common refrain in these discussions is how others around them holding higher titles are barely able to do their......
Dilip Saraf
Why We Struggle with Tell me about Yourself?! (Career)
Clients often contact me when they have a job interview lined up. They think that doing a practice session with me would unfreeze their interview skills and make them more ready to ace the finer aspects of acing an interview. Many also come to me for ready answers to some......
Dilip Saraf

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