Eve’s Powerpoint summary of the women’s conference.

  To say that we are PowerPoint Monkeys (PPM) here at Microsoft Worldwide Enterprise Services & Support would be an understatement. To one of my pleas to the recruiting committee on news and articles they want to share with the rest of the world – This was Eve’s entry summarizing the Women’s conference held at…

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Indian Arranged Marriage – Wanted: A Curry Rice Girl…. Hilarious stuff :)

This video has been circulating the Distribution lists and emails for a while and it is absolutely hilarious. Set to the music of Gwen Stefani’s Hollaback Girl it has been “indianized” with the context of an Indian arranged marriage and for “the want of a curry-rice girl…” U like my biyo-daataah? B-I-O-D-A-T-A …. Sidesplitting stuff…

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Go Seahawks! Yet another town goes Football Crazy…

With the Terrible Towel adorning my office walls at Microsoft not to mention the mini-Steelers helmet on my shelf at work – its no secret where my NFL fan-loyalty lies – but seriously its interesting to note that the last 3 cities I have lived in have made it to the championships when I lived…

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Too much BS in your documents?? No problem! Herez Bullfighter!

You might think this is a joke – its not! A Team member on my group – Matthew Lehman discovered this epoch tool  called BullFighter and forwarded it to our team minutes ago with the disclaimer “For people like me that can’t seem to form a sentence without inserting technical nonsense, it’s invaluable.”  Bullfighter includes…

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Teens not interested in Science? Get Diane Kruger to play Geek…

No seriously that is the option. Or maybe Brad Pitt too. BBC News had a survey among 11,000 adolescents recently about science and scientists and came up with the response that over 70% of them said scientists are not seen as “normal and young attractive men and women” They all agreed aleast 80% of them…


Want to join Microsoft BMO? Meet us in Silicon Valley in Feb!!

Remember my old story of how I started my Microsoft career with the whole networking session in Feb 2005??? Well that event is BACK! Microsoft’s Server Marketing BMO Group is having their Silicon Valley Networking Event at our MountainView, CA office. Positions they are looking for are: Marketing Manager Group Marketing Manager Server Platform Business…


"We have tons of openings.." says from WWESS Recruiting Committee

The Recruiting Committee on the Microsoft Worldwide Enterprise & Support Services spoke to me about his stint so far at Microsoft and the recruiting committee. Here are some excerpts from that interview. So give us a quick summary of your career so far and why you joined Microsoft, The WWESS Team and how you joined…

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Analyze this: A Visit to the Doctor’s V/S a consulting engagement..

Prologue: In a few wks I am on point to launch the Security SKUs from the Enterprise Services – so I have been dreaming about assessment frameworks, customer paintpoints, value propositions etc for waay too long these days. Maybe a function of these hallucinations is the reason I am writing this blog post in 2…

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Lisa Franklin talks about working at Worldwide Microsoft Services

Lisa Franklin is one of the few direct-MBA hires (Howard University) at WWESS and on the recuiting committee here. I asked her the following questions: What is your experience like? Was the ramp-up steep or not? Why pick to join Microsoft compared to other options from school? You know what the problem is with pursuing…


Bi-weekly Mortgages … What was I thinking?

Have you ever had a situation when you read too much into something, made some assumptions and consequently the wrong decisions? Well we all have! Here is my recent story on this. The Bi-Weekly Mortgage Payment companies   Background: If you had a mortgage you know its compounded and the way compound interest works –…

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