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Talent deficit can derail Make in India programme

Talent deficit can derail Make in India programme

This expectation and delivery mismatch is not only an issue with the industry, but also with the employees. “The job profile, ecosystem and the remuneration might not match...

A skilling crisis, not a jobs crisis: Need to make skilling a key goal towards nation-building

A skilling crisis, not a jobs crisis: Need to make skilling a key goal towards nation-building

If we fast forward from 2015 (when Skill India got launched) to now, according to various estimates a little over 1 crore people are expected to enter the...

How digital technologies are shaping the HR industry

How digital technologies are shaping the HR industry

The Digital Transformation of HR But this thinking and orientation changed very soon — when organisations realised that they can’t compete in the digital world — without their...

SchoolGuru: The mobile app offering certified higher education courses

SchoolGuru: The mobile app offering certified higher education courses

Other advantagesSchoolGuru also provides internship opportunities SchoolGuru offers keen learners several other advantages. For instance, the start-up's industry tie ups help students get internships and apprenticeship so they...

Confidence, curiosity ensure millennials succeed in career

Confidence, curiosity ensure millennials succeed in career

Curiosity is the foundation of building a resilient career in pursuit of our dreams. And it has three clear benefits. First, it enhances our ability to learn and also helps us...

Karl Marx: Evaluating the long shadow

Karl Marx: Evaluating the long shadow

The idealism of an economic regime built on equality of outcomes resonated with many countries coming out of monarchies and colonial rule, as it should have. But it...

Here are the five distinctive trends that will impact staffing in India

Here are the five distinctive trends that will impact staffing in India

Though in India flexi staffing, or temporary staffing, is yet to gain traction, the industry is beginning to come of age, with incumbent players beginning to focus on...

Do you earn between Rs 5-10 lakh? These factors decide your take-home salary

Do you earn between Rs 5-10 lakh? These factors decide your take-home salary

Fixed Salary Components Basic Salary: This is fully taxable. The employees can opt for a lower basic salary to CTC ratio (Existing Basic Salary cannot be reduced however)...

Nothing will work unless you do

Nothing will work unless you do

Rasookh, or otherwise influence is key to our success at work place. And that influence counts when we have the ability to influence those who are not directly...

India’s prosperity depends on reducing its 50% self-employment

India’s prosperity depends on reducing its 50% self-employment

India has 63 million enterprises but doesn’t need that many — the US economy is eight times our size but only has 22 million enterprises. More importantly, 12...

Technology has a place but it has to be kept in its place!

Technology has a place but it has to be kept in its place!

Focus on technology is a dire need of the hour but not knowing how to use it will simply replace black boards with smart boards, registers with excel...

Data on jobs: Be careful what you wish for

Data on jobs: Be careful what you wish for

The original sin in labour market data and strategy comes from the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector (Arjun Sengupta report) that not only created confusion...