|October 10, 2022|
|GEMs No Longer Shine At MBA Campuses|
Many top B-schools attach more value now to academic record, bachelor's degree marks, work experience, performance in the personal interview, as well as gender and academic diversity -- resulting in a decline of the weighting to the CAT score.
Moonlighting: Well, why not?
One reason for resistance to moonlighting is that WFH calls into question the necessity for the thick layers of middle and senior management which run most businesses, argues Devangshu Datta.
|September 28, 2022|
|India's Enemies Beware, Tejaswi's Here|
Flight Lieutenant Tejaswi Ranga Rao -- the Indian Air Force's first woman Sukhoi Su-30 Weapon System Operator -- has been posted at the IAF's Tezpur airbase in Sonitpur, Assam.
|September 05, 2022|
|The Teacher Who Changed My Life|
But Ms Shantha Potty Aunty, this one more head bow is specially for you, admirably says Colonel K Thammayya Udupa (retd).
|August 23, 2022|
|'Love is a powerful, life-saving, drug'|
'I wanted to be the first doctor in my family so I could listen to people like me and help them feel better about themselves,' says Archana Vijayan, an MBBS student with a disability, who was initially denied admission into medical school, even after passing the NEET twice.
|August 16, 2022|
|IIT-M Scores BIG On Job Offers|
The average salary received by students during campus placements for 2021-2022 was Rs 21.48 lakh per annum. The highest salary offered was $250,000.
|August 12, 2022|
|Raveena Mehta sings for Rediff!|
When your song crosses two million views on YouTube, what do you do? You sing!
Change Your Life! Ask Questions!
By framing the right question, Satya Nadella directed his team's attention to searching for the right answer, which opened up a treasure trove of new business opportunities, which would have remained undiscovered but for framing the right question.
|August 11, 2022|
|'A Lot Of Demand For Niche Talent'|
'It is why employers are now looking for alternate sources of hiring -- deploying gig workers, looking at Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities for relevant talent.'
|August 03, 2022|
|Can You Work While Studying Abroad?|
Working while studying is an incredible way to build your professional network, learn hands-on experience, and understand the global working environment, suggests Ajay Sharma, president and founder, Abhinav Immigration Services.
|July 28, 2022|
|Are You Facing These Issues At Work?|
Acknowledging a job well done can go a long way especially for professionals who are the driving force behind an enterprise's business operations, notes Vijay Gupta, director-global human resources at Rahi, a tech solutions provider.
|July 15, 2022|
|IIT-Madras is India's Top University|
Seven Indian Institutes of Technology -- IIT-Madras, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Roorkee and IIT-Guwahati -- figured in the top 10 in the overall rankings.
|July 08, 2022|
|Are You At Risk Of LOSING Your JOB?|
Remember, the security of your job primarily depends on two major factors -- how relevant you are for the organisation and how the organisation is aligned to its stakeholders (investors, clients and employees)
|July 06, 2022|
|6 Hiring Trends Of 2022|
An increasing number of hiring managers are opting for video conferencing platforms to know the candidates, explains Narayan Bhargava, chairman and managing director, Calibehr.
'I'll Make India Proud'
'A dream does not become a reality by accident, it is the result of sweat, commitment and hard effort.'
|July 05, 2022|
|10 Reasons Student Visas Get Rejected|
As an applicant, you must understand there is a difference between getting an offer letter from a university and receiving a study visa, explains Ajay Sharma, president, and founder, Abhinav Immigration Services.
'CUET is a good and welcome idea!'
'We have to provide opportunities for those students who are willing to move for studies and later on for employment, and CUET is one such opportunity.'
|June 28, 2022|
|The Nurse Modi Spoke To|
'I must have done a lot of good deeds because of which I was getting the chance to talk to such a mahapurush.'
7 Ways To Avoid Start-Up Failure
Companies that do not know why they are doing good also do not know why they are failing when they are on a downward slide, notes Baqar Iftikhar Naqvi, founder and CEO, Upriver, a sales accelerator firm.
|June 09, 2022|
|IIT-M Offers Free 'Out of the Box Thinking' Course|
Targeted at one million schoolchildren and college students, besides working professionals and researchers, the three-month course will be available in online mode, free of cost, to people in India and abroad.
|June 07, 2022|
|6 IT Jobs For A BRIGHT FUTURE|
Emerging technologies like cybersecurity and the Internet of Things have the potential to add 1.4 million new IT jobs in India by 2027.
|June 01, 2022|
|REVEALED! What Recruiters Look For|
Remember, anyone can make two plus two four. But if you can make two plus two five, you will be adding value, management guru Virender Kapoor advises job-seekers.
|May 26, 2022|
|Want A Job? Be SKEDUCATED!|
Unfortunately they don't teach you this in the colleges. You got to do it yourself, advises management guru Virender Kapoor.
|May 13, 2022|
|6 Tips To Bond With Your In-Laws Better|
Most often what creates issues is HOW things are being said as compared to WHAT is being said, explains Pooja Khera, happiness, wellbeing and relationship coach.
|May 10, 2022|
|10 Lessons I Learned As A CEO|
Always acknowledge what you don't know and know that there are many paths to an end goal, says three-time founder and CEO Neha Sampat.
|May 09, 2022|
|Will A <em>Desi</em> Kid Win 2022 Spelling Bee?|
234 spellers, many of them Indian-American kids, will participate in the 2022 Bee, to be held from May 31 to June 2.
5 Data Science Jobs
As more organisations across sectors awaken to the far-reaching benefits of having skilled data professionals on board, the demand is projected to grow by 28% by 2026, notes Subramanyam Reddy, founder and CEO, KnowledgeHut, a global edtech firm.
|May 06, 2022|
|Why I Became An IPS Officer|
'Any person who wants to enter this service should have a single object of serving the public irrespective of hindrances.'
|May 05, 2022|
|Moms: 10 Tips For Work-Life Balance|
For working moms, it is not so much time management, but focus management, notes Mansi Zaveri, founder and CEO, kidsstoppress, a parenting platform.
|May 02, 2022|
|5 Reasons You Are NOT Getting HIRED|
If your resume does not shine your strengths, passion and dedication, you will never cut through the competition to make it to the top, notes Sarita Digumarti, chief learning officer, UNext Learning.
|April 29, 2022|
|What To Check Before Studying Abroad|
While most universities and colleges are genuine about what they offer, applicants need to verify the claims to check for authenticity and red flags if any, alerts Piyush Kumar, regional director, (South Asia), IDP Education, an overseas education consultancy.
|April 26, 2022|
|10 Must-Have Skills Techies Need|
Hiring managers are looking for professionals with a combination of technical and soft skills that will ensure the timely delivery of projects, explains Narayan Mahadevan, founder, BridgeLabz.
|April 25, 2022|
|The 7 Year Old With Down Syndrome Trekking To Everest|
'The Mount Everest Base Camp is at a height of 5,364 metres and no child with Down Syndrome has trekked till there at such a young age; Avnish is only seven years old.'
How UGC's 2-Degree Choice Will Help Students
The decision to allow students to pursue two degrees simultaneously will boost their employability as it gives them the opportunity to concentrate on one mainstream undergraduate degree while enrolling in another with a vocational focus.
|April 22, 2022|
|How To Prepare For CUET Exam 2022|
The key to scoring good marks in the Common University Entrance Test (CUET UG) lies in identifying target courses and then effectively strategising the preparation to achieve the desired goal.
5 Tips To Inspire Positivity At Work
Step away for a team lunch, vacation and outings which will help keep a check in with the emotional, mental and physical wellbeing of everyone.
|April 20, 2022|
|7 Jobs In The Metaverse|
This will open the doors for many businesses, the NFTs market will spread, and Web 3.0 will attract more investment.
|April 07, 2022|
|Want To Be An Investment Banker?|
Therefore, it is crucial for fresh graduates and young professionals to enroll in relevant certification courses to add more feathers to their introductory portfolio
|March 21, 2022|
|Ukraine Returnee Medical Students' Dilemma|
The National Medical Commission has allowed graduates back from Ukraine to complete internships in India, but more concessions to accommodate students will require tweaks in the NMC Act.
|March 09, 2022|
|Daredevil BSF Lady Riders; Message For India|
Thirty-six intrepid riders from the BSF Seema Bhawani All-Women Daredevil Motorcycle Team have set out on a pan-India journey with an important message -- there is nothing that can stop women from achieving their dreams.
Meet A Lady Ambulance Driver
P G Deepamol is the the first lady driver of an KANIV-108 -- the Kerala Ambulance Network for Injured Victim -- ambulance.
|March 07, 2022|
|How To Get LinkedIn To Work For You|
Whether you are a fresh graduate, self-employed, an entrepreneur or a CXO, using LinkedIn strategically can put your career on an upward trajectory.
|February 28, 2022|
|10 Tips For A Standout CV|
ATS examines resume based on keywords and is automatically rejected if the software does not find them, reveals Vidur Gupta, co-founder and director, Spectrum Talent Management.
|February 24, 2022|
|'Indian kids are the most cyber-bullied'|
At 13, Anoushka Jolly has received funding for her app Kavach through which students like her can report incidents of bullying and harassment anonymously
|February 22, 2022|
|10 HOT Tech Careers|
From cloud computing to people analytics, most lucrative future jobs will be dominated by people with digital skills and expertise, explains Sarita Digumarti, chief learning officer, UNext Learning.
Great Indian Travel: Trip With A Purpose
Laxmi Sorte and Kaustav Ghosh are on a 101-day road trip across India to support and encourage local businesses affected by the pandemic.
|February 09, 2022|
|Why Microsoft Awarded This Techie|
Kasam Shaikh is the fifth person in India and first from Maharashtra to receive the award for Microsoft® Most Valuable Professional title in Artificial Intelligence.
|February 03, 2022|
|How To Crack GATE 2022|
Aspirants need to have a smart strategy, meticulous planning, and the right techniques to crack the prestigious exam.
'Failure is not a negative word'
'Failure is success delayed. It teaches you to be patient and persevere so that you improve.'
|January 27, 2022|
|Assam To New York: A Supermodel's Journey|
The girl from the north east who now walks for the best names in international fashion today was content wearing hand-me-downs from cousins those days.
|January 18, 2022|
|The Woman Who Chases Birds|
Rathika Ramaswamy's love affair with wildlife photography began in 2003, when she took pictures of birds at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary. That love affair -- captured in her lens -- bloomed! And how!
|January 15, 2022|
|Edtech: What Parents Need To Know|
'Why is the government asking parents to be careful rather than coming up with strict rules and regulations for the companies?'
|January 13, 2022|
|Hiring In 2022: 9 Hottest Job Trends|
AI and machine learning will only continue to grow in 2022, with a significant increase in the demand for such roles, notes Sekhar Garisa, CEO, Monster.com.
|January 11, 2022|
|9 Tips To Get Hired In 2022|
Job searching is a game of numbers: The more energy you invest and the more cold networking e-mails you send, the more options you open up for yourself, advises Lalit Singh, co-founder and CTO, Meraqui, a human capital services company.
|January 03, 2022|
|When WFH Isn't An Option|
'Working from home is a privilege for many, while showing up every day to serve others is a measure of devoted service to fellow humans required of many jobs in service to each other that create a civil society,' a CEO responds to Sree Sreenivasan's Work Remotely Forever Pledge.
|December 30, 2021|
|Hiring by e-commerce firms set to rise in 2022|
From a location perspective, the last quarter saw Kolkata and Gurgaon as top regions for employment in these sectors and among roles, sales and office services stood out.
2021: What worked with work, or didn't
'During the course of these two years, as new people have joined, we have no mental picture to associate with them and hence, have little connection with them.'
|December 21, 2021|
|5 Tips To Build An Online Company|
When you are deciding on what to sell, keep in mind that the product also needs a potential audience, a USP, and a fair profit margin.
|November 11, 2021|
|WFH: 10 Tips To Manage Your Team|
Keep the meetings short, understand that everyone has a different schedule and life style, advises Indira Ramachandra, chief human resources officer, AscentHR
|October 26, 2021|
|How To CRACK NDA Entrance Exam|
400 young Indians will make it to the prestigious National Defence Academy in Khadakvasla if they clear the NDA entrance exam on November 14.
|October 25, 2021|
|How This ITI Is CHANGING Women's Lives|
The increase in the number of lady students is the result of the hard work by a team of ITI teachers who went from village to village, visiting every school and encouraging students to join the institute.
|October 21, 2021|
|5 Things To AVOID When You Resume Work|
With the hybrid model in place, employees can take advantage of the working from office to build better working relationships, trust, and comradeship.
|October 04, 2021|
|Tips To Get Your DREAM Job|
'It is important that students not focus on the remuneration that the job fetches in the first year, but look at the next 5 year journey with that job role.'
|October 01, 2021|
|How Robotics Revived A Dying Indian Art|
The episode of Lord Rama's pursuit to catch the golden deer was selected for the robotic application and a total of four leather puppets -- Lord Rama, Goddess Sitha, Lakshmana and the Deer -- were automated.
|September 13, 2021|
|'The world is my classroom'|
'I teach my students for one hour every day. At night, I teach science to students from other countries. I have got requests from more than 70 countries in the last three years and more than 80,000 students have benefited from my online classes.'
|September 04, 2021|
|Brokerages want Digital Workforce |
'We need people who can position a product digitally and craft the journey for customers, by improving user interface and user experience.'
|August 25, 2021|
|US okays RECORD 55,000 student visas|
The US mission to India has invited students to visit https://educationusaindia.usief.org.in/ and also participate in the EducationUSA University Virtual Fairs, to be held on Friday, August 27, for prospective graduate students and Friday, September 3, for prospective undergraduate students.
|August 21, 2021|
|Indian students hung out to dry|
With Canada, Australia extending restrictions, admission seekers are deferring their studies or looking elsewhere.
|August 06, 2021|
|Is WFH leading to Social Loafing?|
A vast majority of employees do just the bare minimum that ensures they escape censure or reprimand, such that they are seen to be doing their bit, without coming in the cross-hairs of the HR team for under-performance, observes Sandeep Goyal, managing director, Rediffusion.
|August 05, 2021|
|The Work-Life Balance Illusion|
To young professionals I would say, work hard, play hard and not be constrained by fads like WLB, says Sudhir Bisht.
|August 03, 2021|
|10 IN-DEMAND JOBS|
Professionals with sharp technical skills and knowledge of emerging markets will continue to be in demand, says Nikhil Barshikar, founder and CEO of Imarticus Learning, a tech learning and training company.
|July 29, 2021|
|'The day I became CEO of Vimeo, I was only 33'|
'I had never run a company before, but when I stood in front of the company, I was channeling my 14 year old self and telling myself that remember what it felt like when you were there.'
|July 27, 2021|
|Mason's son scores 600/600 in Karnataka PUC|
A teenager who doesn't need to be told to study, who makes no demands on his parents even while preparing for his board exams -- and then goes on to score a perfect 100%.
|July 19, 2021|
|'I am like an energiser bunny'|
'I was born a lower middle-class person, am one today and will die as one,' Billboard's International Power Player Devraj Sanyal tells Vanita Kohli-Khandekar.
8 Tips to be INDISPENSABLE at Work
Organisations value employees who go beyond their boundaries and step up to the occasion when the need arises.
|July 16, 2021|
|Want to Earn Rs 50 lakh a year?|
With over 1.7 million vacant cloud computing jobs, the future is bright for candidates with the right skills and experience, says Bhavesh Goswami, founder and CEO, CloudThat Technologies.
|July 08, 2021|
|How Anjali Sud made it Big at Vimeo|
'The only reason I became CEO of Vimeo was because I was pushing to create an opportunity to take the company into a different direction.'
|July 05, 2021|
|10 Tips to CRACK A Job Interview|
To land a job in a competitive field, graduates must go beyond the obvious and prepare extensively, adbises Vijay Gupta, director-global human resources, Rahi Sytems, a global IT services and solutions company.
|July 02, 2021|
|Fearless! Their Gender Didn't Matter|
Saloni Dhumne and Atreya Raghavan speak to young India to find out who their LGBTQ heroes are.
5 HOTTEST Tech Jobs
Switching to these roles may help you advance in your career, says Saran Balasundaram, founder and CEO, HanDigital, a talent consulting firm.
|June 30, 2021|
|Bollywood Girl in Hollywood|
Meet Joya Nandy Kazi, Hollywood's go-to-choreographer for Indian traditional dance and Bollywood style dance routines.
COVID Hero: How Amogh is Fighting Hunger
'I saw an opportunity to provide people with employment, enabling them to sustain themselves and, in the process, help alleviate society's suffering.'
|June 11, 2021|
|Starting a New Job? 10 Tips for SUCCESS|
It is important for working professionals to not get attached to a designation or title or brand or a company name, asserts Aditya Malik, MD & CEO, Talentedge.
|May 27, 2021|
|Why this techie built CovidTweet|
After losing his driver to Covid, Ahmedabad engineer Shivam Dhruva felt the need to build an app that will provide latest medical updates at the click of a button, free of cost.
|May 19, 2021|
|7 Tips for a POWERFUL CV|
An effective resume is as much about the company you are trying to impress as it is about you, points out S J Raj, senior vice president, HR Operations, Newgen Software.
|May 06, 2021|
|Why Do Employees Quit? Ask Subham|
'A lot of people who quit felt they have been in the organisation for way too long and needed a better or challenging career role to advance in their careers.'
|May 05, 2021|
|6 Skills Managers WANT From You|
Organisations today are more focused on candidates' skills that will not only add business value to the organisation but also help them thrive.
JEE Main: How I scored 100 percentile
Instead of trying too hard to ace all three -- math, physics, chemistry -- choose any two subjects and excel in them, advises Bratin Mondal who secured 100 percentile in the March 2021 IIT-Joint Entrance Exam Mains.
|May 03, 2021|
|10 Crucial Skills to get Your Dream Job|
Candidates need to be agile to understand the situation, be receptive to unlearn and learn and adapt accordingly, advises Sanjeev Verma, vice president-HR, STT GDC India.
|April 29, 2021|
|Working from Home? AVOID These Mistakes|
Ruchira Gokhale, head, consulting solutions, Interweave Consulting, who has been working out of home since 2014, lists the mistakes professionals make while WFH.
|April 23, 2021|
|Denied promotion? 6 things to do!|
Instead of grinding your teeth after knowing the reason, look into yourself and question: Did you really deserve the promotion?
|April 15, 2021|
|10 HOT careers for IT grads|
Engineering graduates specialising in artificial intelligence and machine learning can earn up to ₹24 lakh a year, says Saran Balasundaram, founder and CEO, HanDigital, a talent consulting firm.
|April 05, 2021|
|5 tips to improve your English skills|
Challenge yourself to use the new words you have learned while listening and reading, in your conversations, suggests language expert Aditi Mehta.
|March 25, 2021|
|The HOTTEST Digital Jobs|
Even at the entry-level, professionals who have proficiency in emerging technologies will have an edge over others in these domains.
|March 24, 2021|
|At 28L, average CTC at ISB up by 8%|
Of the 1,145 offers made this year, consulting firms made up 34 per cent, followed by banking, financial services and insurance, pharma/healthcare, IT/ITeS and FMCG/retail.
|February 06, 2021|
|Let children read what they want|
It is critical to think seriously about how to provide opportunities for children to not only learn but also imagine, dream, ponder and create, notes Chintan Girish Modi.
|January 27, 2021|
|Common English mistakes you must avoid!|
From the way you introduce yourself to how you respond to e-mails, Aditi Mehra tells you how to choose the right words.
7 jobs in DEMAND
There will be a huge market for healthcare professionals, data and security experts and digital marketers, says Navneet Singh, founder, Avsar HR Services.
|January 22, 2021|
|IBPS SO exam: Last Minute Tips|
Avoid preparing new topics on the final days before the exam. Rather focus on practicing what you have learned till date, suggests Arun Singh Rawat, an educator at Unacademy.
|January 19, 2021|
| He draws, teaches and he's only 9!|
A self taught artist, he has uploaded close to 100 sketching tutorials on his YouTube channel so he can help kids like him draw their favourite characters at home!
|December 24, 2020|
|Poor Internet, long work hours: India's WFH challenge|
32 per cent employees from India were concerned about not having access to the right technology assets to be productive and 30 per cent cited the blurring boundary between work and personal lives as the top concerns should remote work arrangements continue long-term.
|December 21, 2020|
|How I grew my business in the pandemic|
The pandemic helped many entrepreneurs including me realise the power of people who share your passion, says fashion entrepreneur Meghna Saraogi.
|December 18, 2020|
|Want a career in AVGC?|
The government will set up a centre of excellence for visual effects and gaming with help from the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay.
|December 17, 2020|
|Can't find a job? Here's why you MUST skill up|
Upskilling would not only improve chances of employability but would also increase the scope of jobs based on skills they have acquired over a period of time, says Akhand Swaroop Pandit, co-founder and CEO, The Catalyst Group.
|December 08, 2020|
|5 tips to get a JOB in 2021|
The ability to make smarter data-driven decisions will be a critical skill that every employer will be looking at in every prospective employee.
|November 07, 2020|
|Alibaug is the new WFH destination|
As ferry services increase and remote working becomes the norm, the rural beach town has turned into a sought-after refuge for city slickers from Mumbai and Pune.
|October 31, 2020|
|Duolingo: The global teacher|
In 2020, Indian users went up by 400 per cent, making it the fastest growing market in the world for Duolingo, with China coming in second.
|October 29, 2020|
|CAT 2020: 10 MISTAKES you must avoid|
Inundated with information and long hours of test practice, aspirants are bound to commit mistakes, notes Arun Sharma, a top CAT educator at Unacademy.
|October 28, 2020|
|WFH scams: 5 tips to stay SAFE|
Do not click on any pop-ups, links in messages or notification balloons if you are off the corporate VPN, warns Niranjankumar Laxman Upadhye.
|October 22, 2020|
|Want to be an ENTREPRENEUR? 7 things to know|
The most important driving factor that entrepreneurs should remember is to believe in themselves, their capabilities, and their dreams, advises Harvard Business School and Singularity University alumnus Nitesh Jain, founder and CEO, BeSingular, an edtech company.
|October 20, 2020|
|How I lost my job|
'Many of those who still have their jobs fear that they will lost it any moment.'
|September 22, 2020|
|MBA courses that may get you a JOB |
If you are serious about your future, here are some MBA programmes and short courses you can consider, advises Arun Jagannathan is co-founder and CEO, CrackVerbal.
|September 16, 2020|
|10 skills that really matter in the new normal|
Tech-driven skills will be in demand in the post pandemic era, alerts Sonya Hooja, COO and co-founder, Imarticus Learning.
8 lessons from COVID-19
Remember the trees that bend during the storm will survive; the ones that try to defy and stand straight tend to get damaged and uprooted, points out management guru Virender Kapoor.
|September 09, 2020|
|'Love is love'|
'...Regardless of orientation and gender.'
|September 01, 2020|
|WFH: 10 SMART tips to manage a team remotely|
However, if we inculcate the following factors in our professional lives, it can help us go a long way in establishing seamlessness and excel at remote leadership
|August 25, 2020|
|WATCH: <em>Moonlight</em>, when dreams come true|
Abhishek Sharma, lead singer of the Delhi-based indie-rock band, AaGROH, and film-maker Swati Vishnoi got together virtually to create a video inspired by the lockdown.
CAT not necessary for MBA admission: AICTE
The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has allowed business schools and institutions offering MBA and PGDM courses to admit students based on marks obtained in qualifying undergraduate exams.
|August 20, 2020|
|Revealed! How JEE, NEET will be different|
Exam centres will not only ensure social distancing among examinees -- there will also be a strong focus on avoiding malpractices and conducting the test with minimal human intervention.
|July 24, 2020|
|The singer in the cockpit|
'I sing to myself when I'm flying my plane and when I write, I dream of the sky.'
'Freshers should be curious, willing to learn'
'We are looking for ability to work in a global matrix organisation -- the ability to deal with ambiguity, flexibility to work in a changing environment, willingness to learn and be curious.'
|July 08, 2020|
|Byju's enters the tuitions classes game|
Students may choose between weekday and weekend batches, and attend scheduled online maths and science classes based on their school curriculum.
|June 22, 2020|
|How start-ups can survive the pandemic|
While you cannot avoid the delay in payments from your customers, you must come up with new ideas on building your internal cashflow system to ensure that the cash crunch within the organisation is minimal, suggests Naval Goel.
|June 17, 2020|
|What I learnt after resuming work|
'The school had made adequate arrangement to maintain social distancing by dividing the teachers into separate groups.'
|June 05, 2020|
|The top ranked Indian university in Asia is...|
With eight institutes -- out of 56 universities that participated from India -- in the top 100, India is the third most represented country in the Asia rankings
New to online classes? 6 TIPS for you
It's necessary to set goals for assignments, discuss current topics, stay up to date with readings and what's happening around in order to have a clear understanding of the subject.
|April 15, 2020|
|'This is an unprecedented opportunity to upskill'|
'What has gained prominence are 'human' skills like creativity, originality and initiative, critical thinking, persuasion, and negotiation, as well as attention to detail, resilience, flexibility and complex problem-solving.'
|March 13, 2020|
|How coronavirus has affected jobs India|
'Sectors related to foreign trade, exchange, import and travel are experiencing a slowdown, which is now reflecting in their talent demand too.'
|March 09, 2020|
|Why SHE rode SOLO from Kashmir to Kanyakumari|
Neetu Chopra, who travelled solo between Kashmir and Kanyakumari covering 7,600 km in just 18 days, tells Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar why girls should not be scared to dream.
|February 06, 2020|
|How Facebook can help you get a job|
Job recruiters are less likely to select candidates who appear to be too self-involved or opinionated in their social media posts.
|January 16, 2020|
|3 useful tips to ace APPRAISALS in 2020|
Workplace mentoring helps young professionals understand their work, encourages them to perform more effectively and gives the motivation to do better work, says Ambrish Sinha.
|January 14, 2020|
|Tell us what's in your lunch box? |
Share pics of what's in your lunch box and we'll publish the best responses.
10 unique skills Indian students MUST have
Teamwork, critical thinking, networking, collaboration and adaptability are among a few soft skills that will enable our students to tackle challenges in life as well as at their workplaces, says Rustom Kerawalla.
|December 12, 2019|
|What's ailing India's top B-schools?|
India needs to have more focused B-schools which are qualitative and practical oriented to churn out students ready to take on the challenge to steer India Inc. and the nation forward.
|November 26, 2019|
|10 career mistakes to AVOID in 2020|
If you keep asking for a raise, your employer will feel that you are here because of the money, and the company doesn't matter to you.
|November 17, 2019|
|'My first salary was Rs 2,500'|
Devendra R Sawant, AGM-administration and facility for a reality firm tells us what his first salary meant for him:
|October 30, 2019|
|The best Indian B-school in the world is...|
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is the only Indian institute to have made it to the top 20 of the Financial Times Masters in Management rankings 2019.
|October 22, 2019|
|5 career mistakes women must AVOID|
In spite of continuous arguments about equality, women still do unmistakably more work than men at home, says Nidhi Pant.
|October 18, 2019|
|Inspiring! They donate their hair to cancer patients|
Having cancer can be devastating. But for women, the side-effects of the disease, especially the loss of hair, is the hardest part.
What does it cost to study in Ireland?
While business, humanities and engineering programmes at the undergraduate level start at 10,000 (annually), candidates should make provision of 8,000-12,000 (approx Rs 6 lakh to 10 lakh) towards living expenses annually, says Sushil Sukhwani.
|October 14, 2019|
|How poker changed their lives|
Four individuals who have taken up poker professionally tell Norma Godinho/Rediff.com how their stars have changed for the better.
|October 02, 2019|
|At 23 lakh, BA is India's most popular course|
At undergraduate level the highest number (35.9%) of students are enrolled in arts/humanities/social sciences courses followed by science (16.5%), engineering and technology (13.5%) and commerce (14.1%), the All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) report revealed.
|September 19, 2019|
|10 tips to handle a new role at work|
Be it a new team or taking over an existing one, it is essential to create your own working style within the team, says Dr HC Guruvayurappan.
|September 17, 2019|
|Why this artist is living at the NY Met for 200 hours!|
Nikhil Chopra is the first Indian artist to strike it big on an international scale, a part of a group of breakaways who have turned the foundations of the art world on its head, points out Kishore Singh.
|August 31, 2019|
|Will Miss Nagaland be the next Zeenat Aman?|
"She is beautiful, soft spoken and intelligent," Zeenat Aman said about Imlibenla Wati who was recently appointed Global Ambassador of Miss Super Talent World.
|August 21, 2019|
|'Women make better stock market traders than men'|
Meghana Malkan, a stock market maven, talks about why women make better traders than men, why Nifty is likely to remain in the 11000-12000 range till December, and offers her success mantras for making money consistently by trading the stock market
|July 04, 2019|
|5 job skills that will take you to the TOP|
Qualities that relate to emotional intelligence such as empathy and curiosity will be a big consideration factor for hiring managers of the future, says Sanjay Bahl.
|June 18, 2019|
|5 questions to ask yourself before starting a company|
When you are working with a friend or spouse, there's every possibility of your business and personal relationship getting adversely impacted if something goes wrong between two partners, warns Archana Khosla.
|May 13, 2019|
|Why this state's students want NEET|
While the start may have been rocky, with renewed syllabus and coaching, students and teachers are largely in favour of the exam.
|May 03, 2019|
|Work: The 888 vs 996 debate|
In comparison, a full-time employee in Beijing works for an average of 2,096 hours a year, says Shyamal Majumdar.
|April 10, 2019|
|'I want to remove the tezaab from their minds'|
Activist, motivational speaker and acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal talks about her 'not so glamorous life', daily struggles and how she's preparing herself for the future.
|March 30, 2019|
|Why Abhishek Jaiswal likes trainspotting|
He often spends nights camping on the platforms of obscure stations, sometimes without food or water, anticipating the entry of a train -- either on camera or simply as a memory.
|March 05, 2019|
|डी एमसी: धमाकेदार रैपर गर्ल|
हिप-हॉप आर्टिस्ट दीपा उन्नीकृष्णन ने रिडिफ़.कॉम की दिव्या नायर को बताया कि उनके जैसे कलाकारों को सफलता तक पहुंचने के लिये कितनी कड़ी मेहनत और कितना लंबा इंतज़ार करना पड़ता है।
Glass ceiling? What's that, ask these gritty women
These inspiring stories of women shattering the glass ceiling will make you believe in a brighter, gender positive future for India.
|February 12, 2019|
|Why women engineers in India are unemployed, unhappy?|
'When women act assertively, express anger or vocalise their accomplishments -- examples of characteristics that are seen among leaders in most organisations -- they often receive pushback because these behaviours do not align with traditionally feminine attributes.'
|February 08, 2019|
|A Star chef in 3 nations|
'More and more young chefs, instead of inventing new things, are exploring more deeply inside India,' Indian Accent's Manish Mehrotra tells Rahul Jacob.
|January 29, 2019|
|Now job opportunities abroad under govt initiative|
A fresh global skill gap study shows how India can tap opportunities in Germany, New Zealand, Qatar, Malaysia, The Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and the UK.
|January 28, 2019|
|Want a career in animation? Read this!|
'I can snap my fingers and get 1,000 people overnight, but I can't guarantee that they will develop because there has been zero change in education in the country in the last nine years.'
|December 13, 2018|
|ISB sees 46% rise in offers|
Marquee recruiters made premium offers, with consulting leading the pack by making 25.04% of the offers, followed by IT/ITeS (18.59%), e-commerce (10.55%) and BFSI (10.13%).
|November 30, 2018|
|Grads, want a job? Do CV yoga!|
Every month you should work on these questions: Who am I? What skill set do I have? What experience do I have?
|November 13, 2018|
|Students! Beware UGC's plagiarism rules!|
The new guidelines can act as a deterrent for students who have for years been unfairly reaping the benefits of the 'Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V' method of research.
|October 16, 2018|
|Can an MBA change your future?|
A good business school will put you through a battery of tests to improve your soft skills, says Dr Tarun Pasricha.
|September 28, 2018|
|Why competition is good at work|
Intense competition in an industry leads to more pro-social behaviour, like sharing, co-operation, and volunteering, a study has revealed.
|August 31, 2018|
|Why Adhyayan is good for your child|
The Adhyayan Quality Standard engages schools in self-review to improve education standards, says Anjuli Bhargava.
Do you gossip at work?
Workplace ethics are about treating others the way one would want to be treated, says Kartik Kompella.
|July 12, 2018|
|Want to work with the government of India?|
The ministry will engage 30 young graduates, postgraduates and PhD-holders in the fields of urban planning, urban design, engineering, information and technology, urban mobility, finance, social sector, and environmental issues.
|May 25, 2018|
|Parents, please read this!|
'One of my teachers gave a student a C in some subject and the father says to me: "I didn't send my son to an expensive school like this for him to get a C!"'
|May 19, 2018|
|The Indian guests at the Royal Wedding|
'It is a great honour and responsibility because I will be a representative of India at the wedding,' Suhani Jalota -- whose Myna Mahila Foundation was selected by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as one of the seven charities to benefit from donations from the Royal Wedding - tells Rediff.com's Archana Masih.
|November 06, 2017|
|An interview students MUST read|
'Adaptability is what is needed right now and students have to continuously learn the new tools to remain relevant in the career they choose.'
|September 01, 2017|
|Revenge trumps SEX on YouTube!|
Taylor Swift's new revenge song shattered YouTube records and beat the Despacito remix, which was about sex.
|August 22, 2017|
|How to fire employees with dignity|
'After all, how you treat people on their way out of the door does not go unnoticed by the rest of your organisation,' says Shyamal Majumdar.
|August 18, 2017|
|'Kangana Ranaut has daring fashion sense'|
GenNext designer Sumiran Sharma, 30, of ANAAM talks about his collection, design inspiration and why he wants to style Kangana Ranaut.
They live their lives as mermaids!
The mythical creature of the sea are now quite real. Women are turning to mermaiding for an emotional lift and for fitness! Reuters photographer Pilar Olivares plunges into the lifestyle.
|August 10, 2017|
|SCARY! India is not producing good students|
'We are not producing good students who are examining issues independently of what they are being fed either by the media or their educators,' says Aakar Patel.
|July 31, 2017|
|Radio jockeys, the new celebrities|
Today, radio is the hyper-local medium that has gone beyond its role of reading the news or playing popular music. Manavi Kapur and Nikita Puri report.
|June 28, 2017|
|'People call me a bombshell'|
Four contestants who competed at the Lakme Fashion Week Plus size model auditions tell us how they deal with body shaming.
'There is talent. We have to nurture it'
Professor Bhaskar Ramamurthi of IIT-Madras discusses the disparity between academic vision and industry needs with Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com.
|May 06, 2017|
|'How good are the IIITs?'|
Education counsellor NNS Chandra offers advice to students planning to take up a course abroad.
|March 31, 2017|
|Is this how we treat our doctors?|
'Does it make any difference to you, that one of our doctors almost lost his vision, while you delayed in immediately getting the right care for your family member, as per his advice?'
|March 11, 2017|
|'Will cost of US education go up?'|
Overseas education consultant NNS Chandra shares advice on entrance examinations, admission procedures at international universities.
|February 27, 2017|
|Beware! These mistakes ruin your office meeting|
Invite only those people to the meeting who are going to be directly affected by the subject discussed.
Married? Why should you let it affect your career?
Faced with a situation where the spouse's transferable job keeps taking the family to different locations, thus jeopardising their own careers, many women simply fall off their career track and resign themselves to relocation every time their husband gets transferred, says Sudha Menon.
|February 24, 2017|
|Job alert: Parliament may soon hire students as interns|
Taking a leaf from the US, Canada and the UK, where students and research scholars get to work with Parliamentary panels, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is pushing for induction of interns in the Parliamentary standing committees.
|February 18, 2017|
|'Is my son safe in the US?'|
Overseas education consultant NNS Chandra shares advice on how to pick the right international education.
|February 10, 2017|
|Chocolicious! The best job in the world|
The man who tastes chocolates for a living has tasted over 2,200 chocolates from different countries in the last two years, says T E Narasimhan.
The Indian sixth-graders who are taking on Siri
At the GO-JEK hackathon in Bengaluru, there were over 100 people working on their projects. Most were between the ages of 25 and 30. All except the CoderDragons: Mrinal Jain is 11, and Shreyas Katuri is 12. Nikita Puri meets the pre-teens who are building a virtual voice assistant named Erica.
CampusAlert: Slowdown hits new IIMs
IIM-Udaipur is yet to place 20 of its 144 students.
|January 25, 2017|
|The roar of Blank Noise|
Geentanjali Krishna reports on the non-profit public art initiative that is working for freedom from fear and restrictions for women.
|January 18, 2017|
|Do you want a job in the telecom sector?|
Nearly 20 lakh jobs will be up for grabs for those having skill such as IoT, mobility solutions, telecom infrastructure, network architectures, sales among others.
How is DL MBA different from regular MBAs?
In a first, IIMA launches 2-year distance learning course
How to build a fantabulous team
As a function head or a founder, it is your primary role to get good people excited to work for you or your firm, feels T N Hari, head of HR, BigBasket.
|January 04, 2017|
|Meet India's only practising taxidermist|
Mumbai's Santosh Gaikwad is on a mission to preserve India's wildlife for future generations, says Nikita Puri.
No holidays please! We are Indian
Repeated surveys have shown that India is among the world's top vacation-deprived countries. Kanika Datta reflects on our work-life balance - the lack thereof that is.
|December 26, 2016|
|Welcome to Smart India Hackathon 2017!|
Whether you are a mobile App designer, a systems designer or a person with strong data analytical skills, there is a problem you can take on and solve and take India Forward.
|December 22, 2016|
|How this Kerala hacker tricked Apple|
Engineering student Hemanth Joseph, who bypassed Apple's activation lock, is now the poster boy for a young community of ethical hackers.
|December 13, 2016|
|'The Navy transforms you as a person'|
Captain Krishna Swaminathan, Commanding Officer of the INS Vikramaditya, India's majestic aircraft carrier, and naval pilot Lieutenant Commander Lalit Yadav tell Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore why the Indian Navy is a "very, very good" career option.
Read: 5 career rules that make no sense
Is it a bad idea to quit your job to study?
|September 24, 2016|
|'Should I go for CAT or GMAT?'|
International education consultant NNS Chandra shares advice on how to pick the right international education.
|September 20, 2016|
|'Men cannot multitask as women do'|
Uzma Irfan, daughter of Irfan Razak, chairman and managing director of the Prestige Group tells how she balances family and work.
|July 28, 2016|
|How to get a Central government job|
In an online chat with readers, Amit Chaudhary from Sarkari Jobs answered queries on how to crack the SSC Combined Graduate Level exam.
Start-up tips: How to build a winning culture
If you don't design a winning culture, a culture will get created by default. And, most often than not, it's not pretty, says well-known Indian American venture capitalist, Desh Deshpande.
|May 14, 2016|
|'How to get a better pay raise?'|
In a recent chat with readers, Utkarsh Rai, author of Faster, Smarter, Higher, addressed queries on how employees can deal with their bosses.
|April 28, 2016|
|Is job hopping a good idea?|
Anushka Saboo explores the possibilities of whether the grass is really greener on the other side.
|April 20, 2016|
|Origami in high heels|
Designer Runa Ray, whose edgy line inspired by an ancient discipline made it to the February New York Fashion Week, discussed the showing with Tista Sengupta/Rediff.com
Are you ready to start your own business?
As an entrepreneur the most important quality you have to have is that all consuming passion to become an entrepreneur.
|April 11, 2016|
|'Indian girls should be brave'|
Meet model Smita Lasrado, the Mumbai girl who is turning on the heat at international runways for labels like Chanel, Vivienne Westwood, Etam etc.
How to bag a summer internship
Be prepared. Know where to look.
'I survived. So can you'
Hailing from a village having no electricity, Ankur Mishra now runs two start-ups, educates his community, gives TED Talks and is on his third novel.
|March 25, 2016|
|Meet delivery 'boy' Sreekumari S|
She is one of the first women to ride into the male-dominated world of e-commerce delivery agents -- or 'delivery associates' as they are called at Amazon.
|March 23, 2016|
|'I never wanted to get a job'|
Meet 20-yr-old Aditya Vikram, a self-learned app developer who chose starting a business over a formal education.