Five ways to win confidence of a new boss

Slight changes Working with a new boss is often similar to being in a new job, and needs some small adjustments to win the confidence of the new boss. Rica Bhattacharyya finds out how to take the first…

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Indian IT companies are now taking the walk-in route even for pure tech jobs

Indian information technology (IT) services companies have stepped up focus on walk-in interviews to attract experienced technology talent. These companies have so far taken the walk-in route to hire employees for business process outsourcing (BPO) work and recruited…

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Facebook invites applications for top jobs in India

Social media giant Facebook has advertised a raft of India leadership jobs even as it struggles to fill the corner office in its biggest user market. Over the last one week, Facebook India — which is yet to…

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Intel India trains 99,000 people in artificial intelligence

US chipmaker Intel has trained as many as 99,000 developers, students and professors in artificial intelligence (AI) in India since April 2017, against a target of 15,000 for the first year of its programme, according to the tech…

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11 WAYS TO BECOME MORE PRODUCTIVE AT WORK

Being productive at work is not about working harder, it’s about working smarter. It’s about careful preparation, smart use of your resources and the effective streamlining of tasks. But before even any of this, it’s about your attitude….

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Is Your Resume Employer Driven?

Are you interested in knowing what potential employers are looking for in a resume? If you haven’t updated your resume over the last few years, you might be surprised to learn what companies (large and small) are requesting…

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Learning is new top sop for performers at tech cos

With disruptive technology changing the dynamics of the current business environment, tech companies are stepping on the gas on the learning and development front for their young, high-performing employees. The focus—for a bunch of companies including Intuit, IBM,…

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Indicators of Career Program Effectiveness

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A career development program is a planned mechanism to integrate a series of activities related to individual career planning by the employees and organizational career management for the employees. The main objective of designing and developing a career…

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Successful Mid-Career Change

Switching to a new industry doesn’t mean going back to entry level Have you been feeling bored or frustrated at work lately? Or, do you work in an industry with falling job opportunities? If you’re a mid-career worker…

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The curious case of India’s skills gap, and what it will take to close it

India’s technology landscape has evolved, creating a skills gap in many sectors. What do the country’s various stakeholders need to do to keep up with the change? On July 24, 1991, Manmohan Singh, the then Finance Minister of…

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