The Tepper Students @ Microsoft Day was a Success. Detailed Report here.

Back in March, I had hosted on behalf of Microsoft and the WWESS Recruiting committee (this is was much before the last reorg ofcourse) The Annual Tepper Students @ Microsoft Day  and thanx to my extended 2-part blog-hiatus the update is coming now! Oh well better late than never. Summary: It was a great success, everyone acknowledged…

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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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"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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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…


Eileen Wang our Customer-Sat Snr Analyst talks to our potential Microsoft recruit candidates

The last time I looked at anything Hello Kitty it was in 1996-97 at the McDonald’s-Hello Kitty Joint promotion where Hello Kitty eclipsed the brand partner, with thousands of people buying burgers and then throwing them away but keeping the Hello Kitty promotional items. There are lines as early at 4AM outside McDonald’s for buying burgers…

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Eve Psalti Speaks out: How did I come to join this Grp? Why do I Work here?

I get a few resumes and comments on joining the team through by blog every week – and the recruiting committee is super-passionate about continuing this pilot of blogging for this reason. One of the feedback was to profile more of our own recruiting committee members and have them talk to you in their words……


Eve Goes Medieval on the Team…

Eve “The QueenBee” Psalti followed up on our MBTI offsite adventure with her own recommendation of “Rediscovering ourselves in a medieval way” with this online personality test. I was quite consistent with my ENTP rating that MBTI gave me and was called a “Discoverer” by the Medieval time (so was Eve). Sassan was the Prime…

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The Rebranding of Bob Keller….

One of my new yet loyal readers – Bob “The Maniac” Keller has recently been raising some noise about his inability to brand himself successfully as Bob “More Cowbell” Keller and instead being called “the Maniac.” So to make the rest of the readers aware (apart from Kathleen Holmes – who owns this classic DVD) -…

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Meyers Briggs called me a four letter word!!

As blogged earlier – we had an onsite-offsite yesterday and the offsite “fun event” was to participate in Donna’s MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) exercise. Over 70 of us in the teams were subject to the lab-testing environment where at the end of it all we were all branded to Four letter words. Summary-Theory before I move on. The theory is that…

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Dynamics of a Microsoft All-hands Onsite-OffSite Meeting

We are the largest team in Microsoft under a GM (do not quote me on it – but we are close to it). So when we have an onsite-offsite, it is quite the production, and a nightmare for our admin folk. Spoiled by a few of my managers – let me get to the “Crystallize…

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