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 …

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 …

Recruitment Problems

Indian recruiters don’t use mobile recruitment tools

Although strong in applicant tracking system and video interviewing, many companies in India are not using mobile recruiting tools that help make the talent acquisition process more efficient, says a survey. According to the Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey, in India professionals are not taking advantage of tools, technology and business strategy as 4 out of …

General Awareness

Unaffordable:Higher education in India

According to data from the National Sample Survey (NSS), 2014 as many as 44.81 million — 16.6 per cent male and 9.5 per cent female —Indian undergraduate students aged between 18 and 24 are too poor to pursue higher education. According to the 2016 All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) report of the ministry of human resources and development (MHRD) as many …

General Awareness

MOOC: A new way of learning

What is MOOC? Providing free online courses available for anyone to enroll, MOOCs is described as an “affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance career and deliver quality educational experiences at scale”. While traditional courses charge tuition, carry credit and limit enrollment to a few dozen to ensure interaction with instructors, the MOOC …