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10 Oct 2018

Dynamics of control

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Effective supervision simply means the ability to enhance the productivity of your company.

Expect a 10 pc salary hike in 2019

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Salaries in the country are projected to increase by 10 per cent in 2019, the highest in the Asia Pacific region, according to a report.

Hiring on a festive high

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Hiring is on a high in the e-tail space ahead of the festive season rush.

Job seekers prefer growth potential over salary

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Entry-level job seekers (those with less than five years of experience0 are preferring jobs in sectors that have traditionally been key drivers of economic growth and offer career progression rather than for jobs with higher salaries.

Avoid a dated resume

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

It is as a young college graduate, facing the work world, when the real test of professional and personal aptitude begins.

Boost that low self-esteem

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

''Self Esteem'' is definitely not an unfamiliar word — however whether it is high or low is the crucial factor.

Human Resources at RecruitsTop

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Skill(s) required: MS-Word, MS-Excel, and English proficiency (spoken and written)

Hotel Management course

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Delhi Paramedical and management Institute (DPMI) announces the commencement of admissions to its one-year full-time Diploma in Front Office Operations (DFO), Food & Beverage (DFB) and House Keeping (DHK).

Innovate for society, get rewarded

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of Infosys, has announced the launch of Aarohan Social Innovation Awards, to catalyse social innovation in India.

Sleep detector to alert drivers

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Momentary loss of control by drivers dozing off while driving vehicles is among the main reasons for road accidents many of which are fatal. Use of technology can be helpful in this and working with this mission, two engineering students from the region have come up with an innovative solution — a sleep detector— that can reduce road accidents.

Put your English to test

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

The admissions process for studying abroad has become very competitive in recent years.

With focus on synergy

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

In a rapidly changing business environment, the stakeholders now demand that businesses should operate ‘with a purpose’. With the change in Companies Act and firms coming under purview of corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) mandate, the demand for sustainability and CSR professionals is also growing. The firms require trained human resources to chalk out plans and carry out activities pertaining to CSR and sustainability.

Women-in-Technology

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Adobe Research is inviting female candidates, who are in their fourth year of BE, BTech programme or in an integrated ME, MS or MTech programme to prove their excellence in the field of computing and technology.

The power of two

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

They say English is a funny language. Its spelling, for example, is never in black and white — often the pronunciation is completely different from how a word is spelt. Its grammar can seem confusing, making non-native learners blow hot and cold over learning it. Indeed, any person that takes up English as a foreign or second language sooner or later has to encounter its frustrating quirks.

Online marketplace for exchanging notes

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Getting notes for exam preparation has always remained one of the key concerns of students. The digital space has made access to notes for different exams convenient for students. A new platform Notesgen has not only explored this idea but already has over 1.5 million users worldwide and has a notes bank 1million plus notes from 1,50,000 authors from 207 countries.

Korea Corner at JNU

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) opened India’s first-ever multi-purpose cultural and public information center ‘Korea Corner’ during Hangeul Day celebration.

Which are the right subjects for MA in IR?

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

Q. I am studying in second year of BBE. I am very keen to pursue a PG degree in International Relations (MA in International Relations). Is it necessary to have subjects like history and political science in graduation to get admission in the MA course in IR?

Success in store

10 Oct 2018 | 12:42 AM

In the fiercely competitive world of business, warehousing has emerged as a major necessity for modern organisations. It plays an important role in enhancing organisational profits by providing various services, including storing of goods, receiving goods, picking items from a particular locality, and shipping goods to a stated destination.

03 Oct 2018

Playing the doctor’s aide

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Operation theatre technology is a technical occupation in the field of health sciences. Also known as operating theatre technicians (OTT), surgical scrubs or operating room assistants, medical professionals from this field are an important part of the operation unit team.

Crack the exam with facts

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Any aspirant of the civil services examination knows about the countless doubts and myths that accompany the many ‘sincere’ advices of people around. It is important to dispel the myths and take on the tough journey with confidence. Time to confront these with corresponding realities.

5 ways to kickstart a start-up

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

To become a successful entrepreneur, one needs to have a foolproof start-up strategy. Besides a great idea and a business plan in place, there are several other factors that make a start-up boom.

Sentences that don’t work

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Today the workplace is a minefield of office politics, stress and complex associations. But, the same can be made easier to deal with, if you understand the chemistry of few sentences that should not be used in workplace

Don’t sign off with a smiley!

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Including smiley faces or similarly perky emojis may undermine information sharing and imply professional ineptitude, according to a new study by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.

PhD programme

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, (IBAB ) Bengaluru, invites applications from interested candidates for admission to its full-time PhD programmes in different areas for the academic year 2018.

Doodle 4 Google

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

School students, who have creative niche for doodling, are invited to showcase their imagination online with Doodle4Google contest, based on the theme ''What Inspires Me?'' Students are required to create a story or a thought, which inspires them, by using any materials from crayon to clay.

NSDC partnership to benefit 50,000 women

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), signed a Letter of Understanding (LoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Society for Development Alternatives (DA), to co-create and implement apprenticeship and livelihood, employability skills, life skills and entrepreneurship development programmes for girls and women in India.

Stand apart with Sports Management

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Gone are the days when becoming a doctor or engineer was considered the zenith of success. Youngsters now have access to different career choices complementing their interest and aptitude.

Ride the healthcare wave

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Recently launched Ayushman Bharat scheme seems to be one of the most aspiring and pioneering steps in healthcare, not only in India but across the world.

Lead from the front

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Just as “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is the health mantra in daily life, in the corporate world it is “a little motivation a day keeps stress at bay”.

India faces jobless growth

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Employers in India have benefitted more than the employees as labour productivity has grown faster than wages and employment generation has been slow over the past few years.

Dress well to do well

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Popular adage, don’t judge a book by its cover, does not really hold true in the business arena. Rather in this highly competitive world, the saying that you should keep in mind is that you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.

Am I eligible for teaching job after BTech?

03 Oct 2018 | 12:29 AM

Q. I am a final year student of BTech from Phagwara. I want to go into teaching. I have heard that BTech students can give the NET to become a lecturer.

26 Sep 2018

High EQ aids remote workers

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

Turns out, people with high emotional stability and autonomy are best suited for remote work opportunities. A new Baylor University study examined the impact of remote work on employee well-being and offered several strategies to help managers provide remote work opportunities that are valuable to the employee and the company.

Most annoying phrases used in work e-mails

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

The etiquette surrounding email communication is entrenched in nuance. From signing off in an appropriate manner to striking the right balance between a friendly but professional tone, getting to grips with email rhetoric is a true art, one that many of us are evidently getting wrong.

Start a conversation now

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

There is enough literature on why deep, long and meaningful conversations are a sound base for long- lasting professional and personal relationships.

Four new personality types

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

Scientists have identified at least four new distinct personality types — average, reserved, self-centred and role model — after sifting through data from over 1.5 million people across the globe.

Play corporate curveballs

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

The term ‘corporate politics’ is a familiar word for most of us. Some play it well and some become victims to it easily.

PG programmes in construction management

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

National Institute of Construction Management And Research (NICMAR) invites applications for admissions to its full-time on-campus programmes for academic year 2019.

Paramedical courses offer healthy job opportunities

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

The spotlight this week was on the healthcare system in India with the launch of Ayushman Bharat scheme. The different verticals of the healthcare system in the country are going to witness accelerated growth and this is also going to open up huge opportunities for paramedical and allied staff.

Widening horizons of public policy

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

The nature and content of higher education is changing the world over. The focus on design and delivery of programmes and courses has a direct impact on social issues.

Distance mode to have a degree up your sleeve

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

Can you guess which college major is among the most popular ones for undergraduate students all over the world? Do you know which subject you can dovetail in almost any career you get into whether it is being a doctor, engineer or a lawyer?

Study Estonia Merit scholarship

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences (EUAS) is inviting applications from students interested in pursuing Undergraduation degree in Software Development and Entrepreneurship and Creativity and Business Innovation and PG with MBA in International Business and Administration, for its February 2019 intake.

Internships for first-year students

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

In order to encourage the first year college students across the country to pursue an internship and build their career early on in life the internships and trainings platform, Internshala, has launched ''Internships for 1st Year Students'' intiative.

Veterans have a platter full of career choices

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

Q.I’ve taken voluntary retirement from the Army because of some health problem. I am fine now and wish to take up a private job. How should I go about finding a viable second career? Please advise.

The guardians of cyber space

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

In a country like India which is progressing fast towards becoming a truly digital-first economy by reaching $1 trillion within the next five years, the discourse around cyber security has acquired an increasing significance.

Uplink to opportunity

26 Sep 2018 | 12:04 AM

The telecom sector in India has seen rapid growth in the past decade. Today, India is the second largest telecommunications market in the world.