world of competition

competition ! I cannot believe it. Sterling missed an absolute sitter! Diaz replaced Sterling. it is a common practice, the management replace a failed employee with new one. Life is a never ending competition, some time we win but other time we loose. As an employee, we need to prepare some activities to maintain our job security. these activities will keep our position to win the work competition. Take a higher education. In my office, about 50% of engineers take a higher education in engineering background ( M.Eng or MSc) and some take MBA. This higher education will increase our knowledge so we can contribute more to company. take the profesional certification. Most engineers take API certification such as API 510 ( pressure vessel inspector), API 570 ( piping inspector), API 653 ( Tank inspector ) and API 580 ( Risk Based Inspection ) My friend who hold 4 API[…]

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Influencer, your agent to get salary increase

do you want to get Salary increase? There are some tips and trick to get a salary increase. The common way is to get another job with higher salary. In previous articles, Tom helped his relative to get a job in 1-hour journey.  In this case, Tom is an influencer. An influencer is a person that has the ability to argue, persuade and recommend other people to make a decision. I can say that I am a smart person, but maybe not many people believe this. On the contrary, if a general manager in other department said that I am a smart person, then many people believe this information. What if the general manager is delivering this valuable information to my boss? could be, by the end of the year, I will get a significant salary increase. This General Manager acted as an influencer for my boss. An influencer can make[…]

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Personal branding

Personal Branding On a sunny day, inside an airplane, in a 1-hour journey. “Sir, I am currently looking for a new employee. I need an engineering graduate from a favorite college who is honest and diligent work. Now it’s rather hard to find a good and honest employee “said Eliza “Oh yes .. it fits perfectly. I have a relative who just graduated from mechanical engineering, honest and diligent person. He just got accepted work about 10 months ago in XYZ industry area. ” Tom replied. “Well, my office is also in the industrial area XYZ. If interested in working in my office, please your relatives contact me tomorrow morning on mobile phone 12345678. “Replied by Eliza. “Fine, ma’am. After I got off the plane, I will immediately tell my relatives. Thank you for the information and opportunities you provide “. Answered by Tom. ******* Above is a conversation between[…]

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