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Techie spotted with tie and formals on Fridays, gets “exceeds expectation” rating during appraisal

Techie spotted with tie and formals on Fridays, gets “exceeds expectation” rating during appraisal

Aug 1, 2015 Comments

A year back Sumukh and his equally talented batch mate Risheek were selected for outofsys, a leading software services company head quartered in the city.

After pathetic annual appraisal, Boss once again convinces employee that he is not underpaid

After pathetic annual appraisal, Boss once again convinces employee that he is not underpaid

Jul 25, 2015 Comments

Vicky Narang, who is working in his organization for over 2 years now, and is massively underpaid by industry standards, had been getting peanuts in the name of annual appraisal year on year.

Honest answers to MBA admission interview, which you shouldn’t give

Honest answers to MBA admission interview, which you shouldn’t give

Jul 22, 2015 Comments

My first MBA admission interview was a great experience, though I was brutally honest but still got booted out; here are some of its excerpts:

Inspired by Bajrangi Bhaijaan, onsite aspirant digs tunnel to US

Inspired by Bajrangi Bhaijaan, onsite aspirant digs tunnel to US

Jul 21, 2015 Comments

Inspired by Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Ramu, a software engineer from Hyderabad has started digging tunnel near Gachobowli. Having failed to get H1B visa for fourth time, the desperate IT engineer is now claiming that he had found a new way to travel to US.

Narayan Murthy says unlike US, our techies do not have garages to start something new, which has curtailed our innovation

Narayan Murthy says unlike US, our techies do not have garages to start something new, which has curtailed our innovation

Jul 20, 2015 Comments

After Narayan Murthy spoke about lack of life changing innovations in India for last 60 years, he has highlighted another key point on why Indian techies could not make it big. He gave examples about technology giants like Apple, Google, Disney, Amazon, and HP who have started from garages.

After giving up LPG subsidy, no-subsidy man goes a step further, asks his employer to charge for washroom usage at office

After giving up LPG subsidy, no-subsidy man goes a step further, asks his employer to charge for washroom usage at office

Jul 13, 2015 Comments

According to close friends of Prakash, who is working in a senior position in the HR department of a reputed IT company is a changed man now days. He hates the word subsidy after listening to PM’s speech to give up LPG subsidy repeatedly on TV and Radio.

IT companies to include coffee machine and air-conditioning cost in CTC of fresh campus recruits

IT companies to include coffee machine and air-conditioning cost in CTC of fresh campus recruits

Jul 13, 2015 Comments

Leading software services providers Comfy Inc. and PCS software solutions have decided to include the cost of coffee machines, air-conditioning and internet broadband bills in the Cost-To-Company (CTC) pay package of fresh recruits from campus.

World’s richest man boards Uber during surge pricing, gets down as world’s 2nd richest man

World’s richest man boards Uber during surge pricing, gets down as world’s 2nd richest man

Jun 27, 2015 Comments

Mexico’s multi billionaire Karlos Fatsos who was once hailed as world’s richest man reported a huge decrease in wealth yesterday after he took an Uber taxi ride from Dadar to Elphinstone Road.

Packet of potato chips to cost more as quality air, its vital ingredient, gets costlier

Packet of potato chips to cost more as quality air, its vital ingredient, gets costlier

Jun 25, 2015 Comments

PepsiCo India issued notification about the increase in price which will affect consumers from July 1st. As Indian consumers have become more assertive after the Maggi episode, PepsiCo India spokesperson told us they cannot take any more chance by not highlighting what the packet contains.

Techie threatens to resign after he finds new office campus does not have a chai-sutta seller nearby

Techie threatens to resign after he finds new office campus does not have a chai-sutta seller nearby

Jun 17, 2015 Comments

Recently a famous IT company shifted its R&D center to the out skirts of Bangalore city. The office is so far from the city; fully charged smart phones will be dead by the time employees reach office.