Month: August 2017

General Awareness

How to create women friendly workplaces

Globally, women have always been the oppressed sex, often on the basis of physical strength, emotional inclination or preconceived gender roles. During the 1960s, the women’s lib movement in developed countries like the US and UK saw a definitive thrust in the direction of gender equality and the rise of feminism. Women in homes, factories …

General Awareness

Future engineers must have global competencies

Advances in information technology, robotics and artificial intelligence are disrupting business models worldwide and triggering macro-economic shifts. As certain technologies mature and automation helps innovation flourish to bring cost savings, engineering talent needs to be trained and exposed to international experiences. The profession has become global in nature over the years with major companies having …

General Awareness

Things to keep in mind to get hired by a startup after college

Working at a startup is like building a plane while it is in the air. It needs all of three – skill set, mind set and tool set. Startups look for candidates who are willing to work extra hours, ready to wear multiple hats, who are prepared for new challenges and uncertainties every day and …

Trends Corporate

Why 9 out of 10 companies prefer to higher MBA in 2017

Corporate hiring plans for 2017 point to robust employment opportunities for graduates of MBA and business master’s programmes, according to a new employer survey report from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). MBA graduates in demand Globally, 86 per cent of companies plan to hire recent MBA graduates this year, up from 79 per cent …

Trends Colleges

Advanced degrees can push forward your career

The correlation between a good education and career advancement is no secret. And now there’s more evidence backing the advantages of an advanced degree. According to the recently released Monster Salary Index, higher education, especially a master’s degree, provides a significant wage advantage in India. “On average, employees holding a bachelor’s degree earn Rs 173.7 …

Trends Corporate

Technical skills demanded by companies in 2017

The growing demand for skilled professionals in the IT sector has compelled many training institutes to adapt advanced tech tools to keep their candidates aligned with the latest skills. Tech skills are more important than ever as digital advancements have radically transformed the working world. The technology changes every month with new updates coming and …

General Awareness

How to have career in the energy sector?

The oil and gas sector is amongst the core industries in India and enormously impacts other important sections of the economy due to its interplay with foreign exchange and dependency of various other industries. As per industry estimates, India’s oil demand is expected to grow to 458 Million Tonnes (MT) and gas production is expected …

General Awareness

Impact of skill development in corporate world

In organisations today, employees development has become very important function of human resource management. The organisation needs to ensure that its employees are efficient and in line with the competition prevailing in the industry. To maintain and sustain these valuable resources, organisations are required to look after the job satisfaction and retention of employees. Today …