Fixer Talk

posted by Nishtha Gupta on June 27, 2013 at 06:07 pm

We think “job”.

We want “job”.

We search “job”.

Fixerline is flooded with queries for a job. Some say “I want job” while other plead “I need job”.  Sometimes I am actually stumped by the sheer desperation in tone and intensity of the job seeker. The end actually defines the search. If you are merely looking for a job then the entire uni

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posted by Nishtha Gupta on May 23, 2013 at 01:09 pm

Chanda Zaveri’s extraordinary story would have been just another dream dashed had she stepped out of her Kankurgachhi home in a trousseau back in 1984 rather than sneak out to a life of challenges.This Calcutta girl who fled marriage at 17 is back home three decades later as a millionaire American entrepreneur with a master’s in molecular biology and a Nobel


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posted by Raj Vedantam on May 16, 2013 at 12:46 pm

Time 7:00 PM, Friday:  A couple of weeks ago on Rajiv’s long drive back from office. The phone rang and the caller’s name popped up on the display on the car video - “Satish Sharma Calling”. “What a pleasant surprise!” Rajiv said to himself. Sharma was Rajiv’s friend of 25 years. Sharma knew Rajiv’s schedule and he would seldom call him at a t


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posted by Aroop Dwivedi on May 9, 2013 at 12:58 pm

I did my Bachelor of commerce in 1997 and then went to Hyderabad to pursue a course in animation film making from a well-known institute, well - all was not as expected and I did not even stay around to finish the entire course. Subsequently, I joined an organization in Gujrat as an Animator, my first salary was meagre Rs 5600 but I was happy cause I was enjoying my w


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posted by Mahima Sharma on May 2, 2013 at 01:27 pm

The HR function is all frills and no substance! Is this your idea of an HR department too? Well, you are not alone! I am sure that you would say that HR is just about being nice, looking good, and talking well. It is true, I won't deny that that this is not what we do, but the issue is people are not ready to accept that if the world has evolved so has the HR function.


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