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Anitha: So much pain and no gain

Did Anitha commit suicide? I don’t know her. I hadn’t seen her until the media showed her. Yet, I refuse to believe that Anitha committed suicide only because of failure to secure a medical [...]


Volunteering Guidelines: Think before you act

#Volunteer guideline 2: Think before you act A lot of volunteers have a huge urge to start contributing to the relief work in Chennai. This could be due to various reasons. genuine interest, peer [...]


Welcoming Volunteers: A quick guide to Chennai’s wannabe heroes

Are you a first time volunteer to help Chennai recover from its floods? Now that the weekend is over, I foresee a reduction in the number of people who will be available to volunteer. This is [...]


What Chennai must learn from the recent rains

I love my city. I am absolutely passionate about it, so much that, I haven’t even migrated out for a career pursuit yet. But if there is something that I want the city to scale up desperately, it [...]


Filmy Ruminations: Thoonga Vanam

Kamal Haasan’s last two movies would have made perfect sense at the board room with a clear focus on low fixed costs and high profitability. The mantra has been strikingly similar. Produce under [...]


Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

Form is temporary, Class is permanent [...]


Where freedom is lost, indiscipline breeds

During the last week, campuses were dominated by discussions on the “special instructions for girls” imposed by a leading engineering college in Chennai. It is a funny and furious dichotomy [...]


What if Lord Ganesha was an HR Manager?

What if Lord Ganesha was an HR Manager? Read on (All in good humour) 1. Lord Ganesha is the “modhakahastha” which means the one with the sweet in his hands – Rewards waiting to be given [...]


Five signs that your employee is going to leave you

Five signs that your employee is going to leave you Shashikanth Jayaraman Ask an HR Manager and he will say It is tough to hire. Ask a line manager and he will say it is tougher to retain [...]