Its Friday evening 5.45 PM and we are already in week-end party mood, so we quickly wrap up the work and went home. We got all the stuff for party and started at 7.30. As usually we were waiting for Murali to start some interesting conversation after the first round. Murali: Guys, life is becoming so boring. Daily going to office, code..bugs, production..defects..releases…standups…maven..Jenkins…Tomcat… Is this all to life?? Koushik: Yeah bro, life is becoming very boring.
For software developers job interviews and performance appraisal meetings are very interesting moments. The appraisal process is mostly linked to salary hikes (some companies says its not, well you know!!!). While we go through them it could be exciting and stressful at times, but later if we think back and recollect those memories we can have a good laugh realizing how stupid we were. Well, if you are not familiar with Appraisal Process.
The Interview candidate, who is 7+ years experienced senior software engineer, is waiting in Room#2 and looking at window sharply trying to bring down his nervousness. The interviewee is a 14 years experienced person currently working as a project manager in that organization for the last 7 years. He claims that he is staying for a long time because of loyalty, but some people say it is because of his inability to get a job outside…Anyway…
We all wanted to be recognised and appreciated for our efforts, don’t we?. Appreciations from others for our hard work will give energy to do more. I remember some movie artist saying It is not the money that motivates me, it is the claps and whistles from audience that keeps me going. That is very true. Same thing applies to Software Developers also. We want our fellow workers, leads, managers to recognize our hard work and encourage us by some means of recognition.
I generally go for a walk after dinner on my apartment terrace. Usually there won’t be anyone else, but that day there was someone whom I haven’t seen earlier in my apartment. He is like in his 50’s but seems very energetic. He approached me and introduced himself. Rajaram: Hello, I am Rajaram, recently moved into this apartment on 4th floor. Me: Hi, I am Siva, I stay in flat#302.
My name is Siva and I live in Hyderabad, India. I started this blog around 8 years ago to write down the technical stuff I learned so that I can refer it later and may be helpful for others also. Since then I was blogging mostly on technology related things only. Though rarely I wrote few opinionated posts like My Life as a Software Developer in India , Can MicroServices Architecture Solve All Your Problems?