Category: General Awareness

General Awareness

How to decide your chosen career suits your aptitude

In recent times, people have started realizing the need to find the perfect aptitude-career fitment, which increases your chances for professional success.  The question now, is how to know if a career falls in sync with one’s aptitude(s). Here are five easy ways to do that: Build your knowledge on career and skill sets The …

General Awareness

Big data and analytics is an important skill now

Companies rely a lot on digital data in today’s day and age. Data helps them get insights, present facts and figures in a more composite and understandable manner, and also make predictions on the basis of information available. It is no surprise that technology recruiters today look for skills in data visualisation, data science, and …

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 …

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 …

General Awareness, Recruitment Problems

Hire right person to reduce cost

The cost of wrong hiring varies from companies to companies because of the variables. For a manufacturing company the labour cost of wrong hiring and replacement is one third of the employees’ turnover. SHRM found that this cost goes even higher to the 5 times of the employees’ turnover and the cost replacing an employee …

General Awareness

Employee lifecycle in an organisation

What are the life cycles that you know about? While we all know that there is a life cycle for a product, even an employee in an organisation passes through a life cycle. Employee life cycle is a process where the life cycle of an employee in an organization is understood. An employee goes through …