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22 Nov 2017

Internships of the Week

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Location: Mohali Stipend: Rs 7,000-12,000 /Month Link: http://bit.ly/JC-622

MSc (Eng) Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

The University of Sheffield, UK is inviting applications for MSc (Eng) Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics course starting in September 2018.

Tap success with CAP essay

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

The CAP essay is a unique and important part of the college application. Unlike a resume, a letter of recommendation or a statement of purpose, the CAP essay is the only part of your application that will give your dream college a sense of who you are.

Be prepared for a different pitch

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced will be managed by IIT Kanpur. This year, the selection criteria have changed in terms of age, educational qualification and number of JEE Advanced attempts.

Small enterprises, bigger avenues for bankers

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play a major role in most economies, particularly in developing countries. Formal SMEs contribute up to 60 per cent of total employment and up to 40 per cent of national income (GDP) in emerging economies.

MG Motor India launches programme to partner with tech start-ups

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

MG Motor India, the arm of UK’s Morris Garages, has launched a programme to partner with technology start-ups. Through the programme, the company is looking to bring in additional synergies to its automotive business in coming years, especially in telematics and manufacturing.

Nomura names eight start-ups for FinTech programme

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Asia’s global investment bank, Nomura, recenbtly hosted a demo day for start-ups chosen as part of the ‘Voyager – Nomura FinTech Partnership'' programme in India that was launched earlier this year with the aim to build innovative solutions for Capital Markets and Investment Banking (CMIB) that can be deployed across the firm and financial services industry.

Managing real estate portfolio as a pro

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

This week’s idea is about building a property analytics software with a dashboard that provides insights and aids in the better management of the real estate portfolio. The panel will change the way real estate asset managers look at data and will help them in arriving at better and informed decisions.

No room for regrets

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Jeff Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on January 12, 1964, to Jacklyn Jorgensen, aged 19 and Ted Jorgensen of the same age group. Jeff’s parents got divorced in less than a year, and later when Bezos was about four years old, his mother remarried Mike Bezos, a Cuban immigrant, together they brought up Jeff as their child.

Demystifying blockchain technology

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Blockchain has become one of the most talked about technologies in the recent times on the Internet. A recent HSBC global survey says, “As much as 80per cent of those who have heard of ‘blockchain’ said they don’t understand it.”

Are you looking to raise funds?

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Raising money for the startups is challenging, and most of the start-ups don’t have the family silver to fund themselves. Investing in start-ups is what intelligent and smart individuals do; to put their money to work.

Thapar University ties up with Tel Aviv University

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Thapar University, Patiala has signed a comprehensive institutional agreement with Tel Aviv University Israel (TAU) . The MOU includes research, teaching and student exchange.

Charles Wallace India Trust

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Charles Wallace India Trust is inviting applications from graduates or mid-career practitioners who are eager to gain experience and have wider exposure in the field of heritage conservation and arts.

Eying a bright future

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

The term optometry is derived from the Greek word ‘optos’ which means eye or vision and ‘metria’ which means measurement. Optometrists conduct eye examination, diagnose vision conditions, and prescribe corrective therapy.

Wise management: Know the nuances

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

A majority of millennial(s) are frustrated with their current jobs/bosses, some of them are simply looking for a change. In such a situation, they tend to go for an MBA programme. But there is a need to understand what an MBA degree can do for you and your career.

Scope for furniture restorers

22 Nov 2017 | 12:41 AM

Q. I am told there’s a good market for antique furniture. What does it take to be a furniture restorer? Would it be a good idea? — Rohini Khanna

15 Nov 2017

Supporting staff to survive smog

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

At a time when Delhi-NCR is grappling with hazardous air quality, companies in the region are going the extra mile and implementing employee-friendly measures like flexible working hours, work-from- home and installing air purifiers in office to ensure staff wellness.

Monopolistic success formula

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

Every start-up business firm should strive towards building a monopoly instead of being a competitor to others. Monopoly is the situation where an organisation can regulate the price of products and services by creating various entry barriers for other players to get into competition with them.

Offering luxury on a budget

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

The travel and tourism industry in India is on a roll and there has been a substantial increase in the number of travellers over the past five years. This has also lead to an increase in demand for quality hotel rooms.

India to see 10 pc salary rise in 2018

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

Although salaries in India are seeing a decreasing pattern in the year-on-year salary increases, its projected salary for 2018 is still the highest in the Asia Pacific region.

Uncivil behaviour at workplace rising

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

Workplace incivility is taking over our organisations, say scientists suggesting that even small uncivil acts can make a huge impact in the productivity of employees.

Caretakers of healthcare

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

Healthcare industry is one of India’s exponentially growing sectors. Be it in terms of economy or job prospects, the industry promises gains for all stakeholders. The industry includes services provided by hospitals, diagnostics, medical devices’ manufacturers and medical tourism.

Destinations that don’t burn a hole in your pocket

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

While strict financial planning / management is one way to manage costs while pursuing studies in an international university, it is extremely important for students hoping to study abroad to choose countries that have considerably lower cost of living than the others.

Fancy these fellowships

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

After completing graduation, students look forward to enroll in unconventional courses. They aim to learn more, grasp more and opt for curriculums that bring about their all-round development.

Beauty Culture

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

Euro Chroma Institute of Cosmetology (ECIC) is inviting applications for six-week certificate course in beauty culture and six-week diploma course in beauty culture.

Internships of the week

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

Business Development (Sales) at Keyavent Management Consulting Location: Chandigarh Stipend: Rs 12,000 /month

KTH Master's Challenge

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden is offering full tuition scholarship for its master’s programmes in Electric Power Engineering, Engineering Design, Information and Network Engineering or Turbomachinery Aeromechanical University Training THRUST.

Architecture in USA

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

Q. Can you please suggest a few good colleges in the US for pursuing a bachelor’s degree in architecture. — Tushar Mehra

Ride the cashless wave

15 Nov 2017 | 12:40 AM

Over the past year or so, following demonetisation, India has been making fervent efforts to move towards a cashless transaction economy by minimising the use of physical cash. This is in consonance with ‘Digital India’ programme which has a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.

08 Nov 2017

Scoring with quality

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

Companies have different hiring methodologies. Some focus on cost-effectiveness and quick turnarounds while others prioritise long-term success of their hires within the organisational template.

Friendship at work pays

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

Workplace teams that include friends perform much better than groups of acquaintances or strangers, a study has found.

Winning millennials’ hearts

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

Workplace demographics across the globe are undergoing drastic changes with the percentage of millennial workforce increasing rapidly.

Tips for working across cultures

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

Peter, an American Account Manager, was assigned his first Indian team for servicing his client’s portfolio in India.

A foothold for an outsider

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

New moorings are inevitable in the journey of growth and development of a professional.

Operations at MyHealthBuddy

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

Location: Work from home Stipend: Rs 5,000/ month Link: http://bit.ly/JC-608 Application deadline: November 14, 2017 Who can apply: Students/recent graduates with relevant skills

Giving wings to innovation

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

Canada is promoting innovation in a big way with its robust incubator and accelerator programme helping start-ups and early-stage enterprises get on their feet and grow into sustainable and high-growth businesses.

Bachelor’s of Arts (Hons)

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD), New Delhi, invites applications for admission to Bachelor of Arts (hons) offered in fashion design, interior architecture & design and communication design programme for the academic session 2018.

On an equal footing

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

How should non-engineers prepare for the CAT? It is a common query of roughly 40 per cent of the test takers who belong to non-engineering backgrounds.

Strategising business & how

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

A budget analyst is required in an organisation to keep the finances on track.

Abacus and mental maths contest

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

As many as 700 contestants from 20 SIP Learning Centres representing Punjab and HP competed in the 5th Regional Abacus, Brain Gym & Mental Arithmetic Competition held in Chandigarh on November 5. The competition was organised by SIP Academy India Pvt Ltd.

Future Forests Fellowship

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver is inviting scholarship applications for full-time Ph.D in one of the following areas: forest product biotechnology, bioenergy, forest genomics, climate change, urban forestry, forest management, conservation, forested landscapes, salmon ecology, forest health, forests and indigenous people, forests and human health.

Dog trainer’s work profile

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

Q.I am an insurance agent by profession, but I absolutely adore dogs (we have four of them at home). People say that I have a way with animals. I would like to take up dog training as a second vocation. Is this a good option? — Umesh Paliwal

Tech twist to language

08 Nov 2017 | 12:02 AM

As computers, mobile phones and digital gadgets take over so many tasks in our lives we need a means to communicate with these machines in a language that machines can handle and we can understand.

25 Oct 2017

Automation trends reduce hiring woes

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

Digital recruiting is here to stay and candidates need to be aware of this new reality, shows a global survey by Kelly OCG.

No-sweat emails

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

Professional working world is ruled by emails and PowerPoint presentations. Agree? Great, so when this is the case why is that we spend if not hours, some precious man minutes in deciphering the cryptic message hidden in an email of prime importance.

Six dimensions of success

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

In the modern capitalistic economy, competition compels a number of us to pursue target-oriented goals frequently to no worthwhile end.

Should you accept the offer?

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

You’ve successfully been interviewed for a position that interests you; you’ve impressed the hiring manager by putting your best foot forward and now you have an offer for a new job - Congratulations!

Diploma in spa & wellness

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

Euro Chroma Institute of Cosmetology (ECIC) is inviting applications for a four-week diploma course in western spa therapy and oriental spa therapy.

Assess your weakness

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

The exam season is about to begin. The next 6-7 months will see students going in for various scholastic and competitive exams.

BA in Comic & Concept Art

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

UK-based Leeds Arts University, earlier known as Leeds College of Art, has launched a new BA (Hons) programme in Comic & Concept Art.

Online executive programmes

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak, has launched two new online courses in collaboration with Ed-Tech firm Talentedge.

Mind your application

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

Applying to American college these days has much in common with giving the JEE examinations. The process is complex, the stakes are high, and there are complicated answers to what seem like simple questions.

Big challenges, bigger bucks

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

Each year thousands of students pass out from engineering colleges across India. However, when it comes to employment oppurtunities, there are hardly any. Mechanical and electrical engineers especially are facing a tremendous job crunch.

IndianOil Deakin University Research Fellowship

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

The IndianOil Corporation Limited-R&D Centre, India and Deakin University, Australia, are inviting applications for two IndianOil – Deakin University Research Fellowships and two IOC-DBT–Deakin Fellowships to work in areas of Lubricant Technology (1 vacancy), Tribology (1 vacancy) and Biotechnology (2 Vacancies).

Green scientists

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

Rama Kant Dubey (PhD student in Environmental Science and Technology, BHU Varanasi), Jayati Trivedi PhD student in Engineering (CSIR - Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun) and Pratiksha Srivastava (student of MTech Biotechnology CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar, are among the 25 winners of Green Talent Award for this year.

I want to pursue LLM in the US

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

Generally, LLM programmes are intended for qualified lawyers who have some years of experience but wish to pursue further study or teaching as a career.

Can engineers become designers?

25 Oct 2017 | 1:23 AM

“I have done engineering, but my heart is in something creative,” this is a common refrain. “I’d like to do something different, design something new, but…”

18 Oct 2017

Will you survive the change?

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

The next ten years will see an accelerated pace of change, driving many businesses to bankruptcy.

Firms on new recruitment paths

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

Technology has taken over the world and so is the field of recruitment. With the introduction of video recruitment the hiring has become more convenient.

Stock up on skills to succeed

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

Entrepreneurs are self-motivated professionals who know the importance of building their strengths and improvise on other skills.

Keep the motivation levels up

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

With the economy continuing to show signs of stress and moving downhill at a faster pace, Indian corporates across the board are tightening their purse strings to conserve cash.

Business Development (Sales) at UrbanClap

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

Students/recent graduates with relevant skills

MSc Advanced Control and Systems Engineering

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

The University of Sheffield, UK, invites applications for MSc Advanced Control and Systems Engineering (with Industrial Management) course starting in September 2018.

Hit the right chord

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

Digital technology has changed our lives in many ways, but the most dramatic is its effect on the music landscape.

Getting the first step right

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

It is never easy to pick a graduation stream. You might not have the aptitude for what you are interested in. And you might not be interested in doing what others say you are good at.

Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

Maulana Azad Education Foundation, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India is offering financial support to school going girls belonging to any minority community for their continuous gap-free education.

QS ranking for SRM University

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

SRM University has been awarded a Four Star rating by Quacquarelli Symonds (''QS''), a leading global higher education company. Only two universities in India can boast of this unique distinction.

Options after BAMS

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

I am doing bachelor’s in Ayurveda (BAMS) after which I will start my internship. Can you please suggest some other opportunities besides doing an MD in Ayurveda.

Pillars of the computer world

18 Oct 2017 | 12:38 AM

The coming decade is that of Information Technology and Digital Transformation. It is about integration of software and hardware.

11 Oct 2017

Thrive on reality

11 Oct 2017 | 12:32 AM

The market segment of virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is predicted to grow into a $120 billion industry by 2020.