How to prepare for performance reviews

Posted on Thu 12 January 2023 in Leadership • Tagged with advice, career, EM

It's that time of the year, for performance reviews. I want to write here about how you could plan it better and be prepared.

Start advocating for yourself

If you are new to this, you need to start from somewhere. This gets better with practice. For beginners new to this …

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Job hunting advice for beginners

Posted on Wed 07 September 2022 in Leadership • Tagged with advice, career, mentoring

Regarding the article that I mentioned about a portfolio website is not important while applying for your first developer job, here is the link to it.

In addition to that, as I mentioned during the call, focus on your learnings and convince the hiring manager of how much learning you …

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Is career in tech high pressure?

Posted on Wed 31 August 2022 in Leadership • Tagged with career, mentoring

I want to hear your opinion/experience on whether a career in tech is high pressure, depending on whether the role is in a startup, consultancy or something else(?).

Today I had to attend a job interview with a start-up while my kid was with me. The first question the …

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Reset and Recharge - my first keynote

Posted on Thu 26 May 2022 in Leadership • Tagged with career, story, advice, wwcode, speaking

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Slides - Reset and Recharge

When the phone battery drains, what do we do? When the laptop gets heated up, what do we do? We are forced to shut it down, or buy a replacement in the worst case. In this era, the blinking red battery icons on our smartphones, tablets …

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How does a successful career look like

Posted on Wed 25 May 2022 in Leadership • Tagged with career, interview, mentoring

I had to replace my sick colleague today for an interview. As an Engineering Manager I do a lot of interviews as the hiring manager. Today's interview I was in the panel to test the candidate's ability & humility.

My last question to this candidate was:

What does success look like …

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My Career Path

Posted on Sat 21 May 2022 in Leadership • Tagged with career, story, pitch

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My name is Princiya Sequeira and I am an Engineering Manager at Anaconda in Germany. I am from India and I relocated to Germany 7 years ago. I have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science engineering, a dozen years of experience building full-stack web and mobile apps, and leading …

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Resume Review

Posted on Tue 15 February 2022 in Leadership • Tagged with career, job, resume

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Resume is your marketing pitch.

Following is an excerpt from "RE:View Series - Resume Review" that I organised for WWCode Frontend in February 2022.

A good advice I have received is - apply for jobs not when you need them but apply for jobs when you need the least so that …

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