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08 Aug 2018

Skill development initiative

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) recently signed an MoU with the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for the skill upgradation and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) certification of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning (RAC) technicians for the benefit of the environment and better employment opportunities.

Surviving open office woes

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Seating employees in the same room with an open floor-plan can also lead to disruption, incompetence and even clashes.

Reference checks still in vogue

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

In the digital age, companies are increasingly adopting artificial intelligence to improve the recruitment process, but a significant percentage of HR managers still support the age-old practice of reference checks while hiring mid and senior level professionals, says a survey.

Can HR be transparent with salaries?

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

“The contents of this letter are to be kept confidential” — This instruction often accompanies offer letters containing details of compensation package to new employees.

Fresh intake at Tech Mahindra

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Tech Mahindra indicated at hiring around 4,000 freshers over the next three quarters as the IT services major focuses more on “demand-based” hiring instead of creating an inventory.

Fight the pink-slip blues

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

No, not surprising that someone you know or, worse still, you yourself, have got the pink slip at work, recently.

Say cheers to success

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

While a wine expert is called a sommelier, someone who has a similar depth of knowledge about malt and hops and can talk beer at a high level with customers is called a cicerone (pronounced "sis-uh-rohn").

NIIT aims to train a lakh students in next three years

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Skill and talent development firm NIIT is targeting to train one lakh students in the next three years from IT and BFSI sectors.

Making a case for law

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

It was in the year 1986 that the first National Law University (NLU) was established in India under the guidance of Prof. Madhav Menon at Bengaluru.

Option management is the key

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Many graduates aspiring for an MBA degree take the decision of pursuing professional education without analysing their past experience.

PhD admission

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Galgotias University, Uttar Pradesh, invites applications for PhD programme in many fields for the winter session 2018-19.

Climate jamboree

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

With a mission to empower youth to take ownership of creating a sustainable future for themselves, Dalmia Cement and the TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI SAS) have jointly launched a programme of engagement – the ‘Climate Jamboree’.

Diploma in vertical transportation

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Chitkara University and KONE India, a leading elevator & escalator company have signed an MoU to offer a full-time diploma programme in Vertical Transportation.

Rlys increases “vacancies”

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

In a big relief to nearly 48 lakh candidates appearing for the first set of computer-based tests for the 26,502 vacancies of assistant loco pilots (ALP) and technicians to be held on August 9, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said the number of "vacancies" has been more than doubled to 60,000.

Financial assistance

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Meritorious students, who have cleared Class XII and are looking forward to pursue graduation are invited by Magma Fincorp. to apply for financial assistance.

Work experience for MBA

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Q.I have been working as a sales executive in the retail sector. I now want to pursue an MBA. Will my work experience be considered at all? — Reena Phadnia

Moms mean business

08 Aug 2018 | 12:08 AM

Start-up is the catchword in business ecosystem that is breaking many stereotypes – gender being on top of the list.

04 Aug 2018

MSc Genomic Approaches to Drug Discovery

04 Aug 2018 | 1:34 AM

The University of Sheffield, UK is inviting applications for the MSc Genomic Approaches to Drug Discovery course starting in September 2018.

INTERNSHIP OF THE WEEK

04 Aug 2018 | 1:34 AM

Journalism at Fit India Trust

Skill training and placement programme

04 Aug 2018 | 1:34 AM

The second edition of Skill Development Programme 2018 was held by Ingersoll Rand in New Delhiearlier this week.

Let's flip our perspective on learning

04 Aug 2018 | 1:34 AM

The flipped classroom model has recently evolved as popular pedagogy and is gaining afoothold in classrooms around the world.

01 Aug 2018

Meditation can beat work stress

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

We are collectively being faced with more external pressures in the modern world. The pace of work is increasing and we are asked to do more work in less time.

14 pc hike in starting salaries for Global MBA grads

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

Students of Global MBA programme at SP Jain School of Global Management (SP Jain Global), which has campuses in Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney, have got lucrative offers in the ongoing campus placements.

Are you the leader you think you are?

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

It takes more than mere hand holding or delegating a task to inspire a colleague to work harder or a group of people to push further towards a common goal. It takes a leader.

Roadmap for flying high

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

Your career is your responsibility and taking good care of it yields long-lasting and fruitful results.

What’s the right word

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

We know now, without a doubt that Language Proficiency plays a key role in deciding your position in the hierarchy. It is not so much about what we know, as it is about how well we present the knowledge.

Doctoral degree

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

GD Goenka University (GDGU), Sohna, invites applications for admission to full-time/ part-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme offered in architecture, communication, education engineering, hospitality, humanities & social science, law, management and medical and allied sciences for the session 2018-19.

Showcase your writing skills

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

According to a distressing report, nearly 20 million Indian women quit work between 2004-05 to 2011-12. About 65-70 per cent women fail to return to work after taking a career break.

A canvas of opportunities

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

Traditionally, fine arts as a subject has been about artforms like painting, sculpture-making, dance and drawing. With time and technological advancement, newer mediums have been explored to express creativity.

Behind the sparkling hotel interiors

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

Hospitality is a revenue-generating industry. It provides luxury services like stay, food and entertainment to its clients.

The matter of finance

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

Q. What are the funding options for my studies abroad? — Simarpreet Singh

Bath Spa University scholarship

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

UK-based Bath Spa University is calling out to meritorious students wanting to pursue undergraduate courses in nutrition, fashion design, English literature etc. and post graduate courses in business and management, creative writing, humanities or management etc.

Master’s in traffic management

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

The Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE), College of Traffic Management, Ghaziabad, has started offering Asia’s first two-year post graduation (PG) degree — Master of Science (MSc) in Traffic Management to equip students with skills to manage and design the traffic and transportation management systems.

Get over your fear of English

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

Q.I studied in a government school and after that did my BCom through correspondence. I am now doing the Company Secretary course. But I am not very confident about speaking in English. Even where I’m working as intern, I feel very embarrassed because of this. Please suggest how to improve my English.

Direct, not speedy

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

In 2017, the number of Indian students who received study permits for Canada was 83,410. This figure reflected a rise of 58 per cent over 2016.

Are you ready to take the bow?

01 Aug 2018 | 12:18 AM

Entertainment has become an essential part of our lives. It is de rigueur at any and every celebration. A live band, a comedian, dancers or an original performing artist can liven up a corporate event, a launch, fashion show or private party making any occasion a memorable event.

28 Jul 2018

Why placement is not the right goal

28 Jul 2018 | 1:59 AM

Students, parents and academicians are in a dilemma today because jobs, which earlier seemed sensible and secure, have now become unreliable and increasingly irrelevant.

Course cruising

28 Jul 2018 | 1:59 AM

Studio Masterclass certificate programme inGame, Gurugram, invites applications for its new batch of Character Modelling Training Programme.

Career counseling-cum-mobilisation programme

28 Jul 2018 | 1:59 AM

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, will be collaborating with iDreamCareer. com, one of the largest career counseling social enterprises in the country for skilling the youth.

International Workshop at GADVASU

28 Jul 2018 | 1:59 AM

A four-day International Workshop Focusing on “Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) and Strategies for its Mitigation” concluded at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, (GADVASU), Ludhiana earlier this week.

Microsoft Imagine cup

28 Jul 2018 | 1:59 AM

Team DrugSafe from India has won a special award under Big Data category and got a prize money of $15,000 at the 2018 Microsoft Imagine Cup world championship held at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, USA recently.

25 Jul 2018

You are being bullied!

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

Anyone who has spent some time in a corporate set up will vouch for the fact bullying is a bitter reality of the workplace ecosystem.

Scent of coffee

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

In addition to the physical boost, coffee may now help people perform better on the analytical portion of their respective areas.

‘Intelligence’ to upgrade

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

With organisations around the world adapting to digital transformation, artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data have emerged as the most widely chosen domains by working professionals for honing their technology skills, says a survey.

Master the art of giving clear instructions

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

Do you give instructions to your team, then leave, and return only to feel disappointed to find how your subordinates are still struggling with that specific assignment? SUch instances can easily put a questionmark on the abilities and leadership qualities of a manager.

Temper promotion with patience

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

“With great power comes great responsibility”.

Teacher training

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

University of Jammu invites online applications for admission to two-year BEd regular course for the session 2018-20 in the non-government colleges of education affiliated to the University of Jammu.

Online push to marketing

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

Any business, sooner or later, invests in online business strategies to market its product and services.

Giving girls a chance

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

‘Learn, Earn and Return’ and empowerment of the girl child is the vision that has scripted a success story in the sleepy village of Rampur, Maniharan in Saharanpur district.

Compassion is the keyword

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

Unhealthy lifestyle has lead to several health issues.

Leadership conclave

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

This was Chandigarh-based Vibrant Networking Forum in collaboration with Shoolini University organised a leadership workshop last week. Experts from diverse backgrounds provided an insight into their millennial journey as leaders.

NIE PhD scholarship

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

Meritorious bachelor’s or master’s degree holders willing to undertake PhD in the field of humanities, education, sciences and physical education are invited by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, to apply for this scholarship.

Right MBA specialisation after CS course

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

A qualified Company Secretary (CS) can look for opportunities in the private and public sectors, financial institutions, banks, stock exchanges and even the Central Company Law Service.

Gear up for leadership role

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

A great leader should have high aptitude, talent and experience.

Straddle finance and technology

25 Jul 2018 | 1:08 AM

The digital revolution has profoundly impacted not only our lives but businesses across sectors as well. This is true to such an extent that it has transitioned into an industry in itself, comprising technology, internet, and e-commerce players.

01 Jul 2018

Summer Course

01 Jul 2018 | 1:33 AM

JK Laxmipat University, Jaipur, has launched a novel bridge course targeting engineering students to improve their employability skills.

Right platforms to realise study abroad dream

01 Jul 2018 | 1:31 AM

Planning to study abroad takes a lot and is a daunting task not only for the student but for parents too. From selecting the country to university and choosing the right course to accommodation, students and their parents are puzzled.

27 Jun 2018

Straddling ups & downs of career

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

Technology and work life are constantly transforming, rendering jobs obsolete and moving the goalposts for performance.

How working parents can balance work and life

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

Rotating shifts of a parent — a schedule that varies day by day or week by week — can be most problematic for children.

Value workers, it pays

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

When Google promoted a software engineer named Chade-Meng Tan to the role of “Jolly Good Fellow”, his career – and the entire culture of Silicon Valley – took a sharp turn.

Do you have the (he)art to hear?

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

Feedback is a gift; however, many see it as a burden or threat to their existence or work. One of the critical competencies of leadership and personal growth is the ability to take the feedback positively.

Work on your dislikes

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

People around us have a strong impact on our state of mind, emotions and life on the whole.

PG programme

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad invites applications for admission to Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management (PGP-FABM).

A new frontier of technology

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

The Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, is giving new dimensions to the career of several students. It offers many courses on its campus at Kamand in Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh.

Prepare to tackle stress

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

Stress and tension remain a part of the academic life right from the beginning of time. It, in fact, starts to increase as one continues to move up the academic ladder.

The Vedica Scholars Programme for women

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

The Vedica Scholars Programme For Women, New Delhi, invites application for Post-Graduate programme in management practice and leadership for 2018 session commencing from August.

British Council GREAT Education Full Scholarships 2018

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

British Council, under the UK government''s initiative is offering full scholarships for 27 undergraduate and 40 postgraduate programmes in select 25 universities of UK, in subjects related to art and design, engineering, law and management.

Publish your success story

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

Publishing industry entails printing and distribution of books, journals and other literary material among the public.

On the cut-off point

27 Jun 2018 | 12:51 AM

A seat to pursue some of the regular undergraduate degree courses in the University of Delhi is indeed as prized as perhaps securing in one of the famed Ivy League universities in the United States.

23 Jun 2018

Southampton-India Scholarships

23 Jun 2018 | 1:51 AM

The University of Southampton, in collaboration with the British Council India, has announced two ‘GREAT-Southampton-India Scholarships’ to provide financial support to meritorious Indian students so as to encourage them to enroll for a programme at the University.