Format: October, 2017

Sonal Arora

30 Aug, 2016

Talent deficit can derail Make in India programme

An article in Financial Chronicle talks about Indian industry facing a chronic shortage of talent in the manufacturing sector, derailing the Make In India programme; along with inputs from Sonal Arora. Despite the government’s ambitious target to make manufacturing account for 25 per cent of the GDP by 2022 from...

4 min's, 33 sec's

Rituparna Chakraborty

29 Aug, 2016

Have a failed startup? Let it shine on your CV

An article in Hindustan Times talks about how candidates are mentioning their failed startup ventures on their resumes; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty. Four years ago, Suyog Agrawal quit his job as a research analyst to launch his own food startup, Zodiac Foods. However, reaching break-even seemed a...

3 min's, 15 sec's

Manish Sabharwal

29 Aug, 2016

Day of the specialist

Public policy requirements of the 21st century demand a bureaucracy less generalist In 1921, a Harvard medical school professor, Lawrence Henderson, wrote that medicine had crossed a “great divide” because “for the first time in human history a random patient with a random disease consulting a doctor at random stands...

4 min's, 16 sec's

Rituparna Chakraborty

29 Aug, 2016

Despite pink slips, job prospects not all that bad: Experts

An article in Business Standard highlights HR experts views on the recent layoffs in startups and IT companies; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty. Reports of layoffs in Start-ups and IT sector notwithstanding, HR experts believe these pink slips are due to a mix of non-performance and margin pressure and...

2 min's, 20 sec's

Rituparna Chakraborty

29 Aug, 2016

Drop in demand for engineering courses, 44% seats lie vacant

An article in Indian Express talks about how poor quality of education and dearth of jobs in the market has led to a drop in demand for engineering courses in Maharashtra; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty. Most seats in the electrical and allied streams — around 70 per cent of the total seats — are lying...

3 min's, 17 sec's

Kunal Sen

26 Aug, 2016

Spurious MBA education - a useless, fancy, label

In background checks carried out during 2014 23% of all potential employees that were screened in India showed up a lie or a discrepancy, with more than half of this related to education. This statistic grows at 26% per annum and a lot of it originates in fake degrees and certifications obtained from dubious...

3 min's, 52 sec's

Manish Sabharwal

24 Aug, 2016

Jobs Jumla: How Technology is Upending Modi’s Monumental Plans to Put India to Work

An article in ‘The Wire’ talks about Automation is deindustrialising India, which is not sufficiently innovative to face up to the threats posed by artificial intelligence, nor equipped to build on its mainstay capabilities in agriculture and other traditional industries; along with inputs from Manish Sabharwal....

8 min's, 24 sec's

Manish Sabharwal

24 Aug, 2016

Jobs Jumla: How Technology is Upending Modi’s Monumental Plans to Put India to Work

An article in ‘The Wire’ talks about Automation is deindustrialising India, which is not sufficiently innovative to face up to the threats posed by artificial intelligence, nor equipped to build on its mainstay capabilities in agriculture and other traditional industries; along with inputs from Manish Sabharwal....

8 min's, 16 sec's

Neeti Sharma

23 Aug, 2016

Finding the right match

An article in Mint talks about how companies are using psychometric tests to hire the right talent; along with inputs from Neeti Sharma. Can psychometric tests uncover the real you? Why companies use them during the recruitment process. As a recruiter, be wary if your potential hire has a tendency to make impulse...

5 min's, 50 sec's

Kunal Sen

23 Aug, 2016

Hot jobs for millennials

Research finds that millennials, born between 1981 and 2000, make for top-notch product designers, store promoters, and research specialists. Most employers are well aware that the problem isn't so much attracting Millennials as it is keeping them over a long period of time. To that end, the key is to make it a...

3 min's, 22 sec's

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