#2. Electronic Engineer By Chance, Human Engineer By Choice- Sivakumar Palaniyappan
#2. Electronic Engineer by chance, Human Engineer by choice
Sivakumar Palaniappan is a leadership & transformation expert, learning facilitator and professional speaker with over 15 years of industry experience as an Engineer and HR Manager.
This episode Sivakumar Palaniappan shares his learnings in his unconventional career journey from electronics engineer to HR manager to career consultant to a professional speaker.
04:46 Siva talks about his educational journey
08:13 How his perception on his career evolved over time
10:22 What an electronics engineer does on a day to day basis?
11:50 How he followed his passion?
14:41 Mentors and role models
18:07 How he acquired clarity over years of time
19:08 What lo learn inside and outside college?
20:08 How our mindsets prevent us from growing?
21:60 Inculcating responsibility mindset with youngsters
22:48 Qualities siva looks forward as an interviewer
24:47 Favorite interview moments
28:45 Importance of hobbies
30:39 Irony in employment
32:19 Demands of corporate world
33:43 How engineering students should approach engineering education?
37:23 Entrepreneurship at an younger age
40:49 How to use social media as a learning platform?
42:39 Significance of incubation time in anyone's career
44:42 Lessons learnt from Abdul kalam
46:22 What clubs and associations can teach us?
Learn more about Sivakumar palaniyappan from
Books of Sivakumar palaniyappan
- Become an Engineer Not Just an Engineering Graduate
- Vaazhvenapaduvadhu Yaadhenil
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