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Manoj Verma
Manoj Verma

Manoj Verma



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Could you tell us briefly about your family background?
father is into fabrication business, mother house wife . younger brother .. an engineering student. Lucky to have parents who gave us good education in best schools that were way out of their financial reach
Points of inflection
I left my first job due to excessive work load and I also wanted to prepare for CAT . Then i joined an auto mobile company .. there i didnot like working , so left that too . Then i wen to join capgemini (financial services GBU) AS A SOFTWARE ENGINEER. I worked there for 17 months before JOining IIM
Most Important Decisions
sticking to one profile after changing a lot of profiles . Also to join a software company when i am an electronics engineer and also not joining my fathers business but rather going for the job instead. Also I never wanted to go away from home town but to work in software company I shifted mumbai
Currently working at
currently I am a pg (mba)STUDENT AT iim INDORE
Degrees that Matter
YES CERTIFICATIONS GIVE YOU CREDIFILITY . especially if you are certified in QTP and certifications like istqb HELP A LOT.following certifications one cn follow
Tech trends to watch out for
one has to keep learning automation tools becuase thats the market now . also to cut costs companies are asking developers to carry out testing as well
A Fine Balance:
well my company Capgemini is quite cool in this regard. well to help stress i do breathing exercises and play one sport each day ordo swimming or jogging . wekends are off and are meant to spend quality time with friends and family and to have fun .
Plans for the Future
I see my self at a senior postion in the corporate ladder whee i can take strategic decisions for my organisation
Areas for the Future
Automation ,SAP ,
The Journey So Far
It has been very fulfilling , i joined capgemini and worked on a number of different projects which gave me exposure to various fields in testing .This has prepared me for career growth and now i know the fundas of business models of software companies
Parting thoughts
well one should pursue a career where one doesnot have to work because he is forced to work for money but ones heart should be in that work .Also one moust learn investing as sson as one starts earning
Required Reading
Role Model
My father becuase he has so much patience and takes decisions after patient thinking and also he had the guts to start his own business at a time when family was in financial troubles .. i respect him and admire him for his courage and honesty .
Changes in the industry
not much but yes due to cost cutting i think companies will go to integrate develop ment and testing
Most Important Lessons
well one has to be diplomatic. Also one has to follow the professinal work place code of conduct .Also one's team is team and we shoul play a good team member . Also if you have troubles in working u can approach other members of team for help . But one must complete his /her commitments timely
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