Bolstering a career post motherhood

New Delhi: Renewing your career after motherhood is a challenging milestone; one that presents several dilemmas for women as professionals. Quite often it is the woman who has to bear the brunt of sacrificing her career post marriage and subsequently childbirth. In today’s age, issues like renewing career, providing maternity benefits and child-friendly workstations or facilities for working mums are of importance. Women make up 48 percent of the Indian population but have not benefitted equally from India’s rapid economic growth. Sixty-five percent of women are literate as compared to…

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NIC Recruitment 2020: 495 Vacancies for Scientist B and Scientific/Technical Assistant A Posts

NIC Recruitment 2020: National Informatics Centre (NIC) has released a notification for recruitment to the post of Scientist B and Scientist Technical Assistant A. Interested candidates can apply to the posts through the prescribed format on or before 26 March 2020. Advt: NIELIT/NIC/2020/1 Important Dates Commencement of submission of application for NIC Recruitment 2020: 26 February 2020 Last date for submission of application for NIC Recruitment 2020: 26 March 2020 National Informatics Centre NIC Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details Job Summary Notification NIC Recruitment 2020: 495 Vacancies for Scientist B and…

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Telangana Police Recruitment Board to reconsider selection of a candidate having criminal antecedent; Telangana HC

Telangana High Court heard a matter pertaining to an individual who applied for the post of Driver in pursuant to the notification dated 31.05.2018 issued by Telangana State Level Police Recruitment Board, and qualified in the selection conducted in pursuant of the said notification. However, the petitioner is not deputed for induction training, which commenced on 17.01.2020. The Petition was heard by the bench of Justice P Naveen Rao. The counsel appearing for the Petitioner contended that merely on the ground that he was shown as accused in a criminal…

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Free Agency wants to give every tech worker a career and salary boost

Labor markets, particularly those in the tech industry, are incredibly lopsided against employees. Companies screen, interview, and negotiate with thousands of candidates per year, while employees may only go through recruiting a handful of times in their lives. Inevitably, they can select the wrong positions, pick the wrong managers to work with, and end up with a salary well below market rate. New York City-based Free Agency wants to become the advocate of choice for this high-priced talent. Taking its cue from Hollywood and the sports world, the growing startup wants to…

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Top football players are a class apart on many college campuses — due to online course offerings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow is a hero on LSU’s Baton Rouge campus, but he hasn’t seen much of it because he took graduate courses online. Justin Fields rarely has to step inside an Ohio State classroom building because he also does most of his school work online to accommodate his grueling football schedule. Fields, a sophomore quarterback who was a Heisman finalist, said online classes allow him to split his time between studying at home or relaxing with Netflix NFLX, -1.97% and the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, where…

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20 Creative Classes That’ll Get You Started on a New Artistic Skill This Year

So, you’ve made your new year’s resolutions. Now, you just need to figure out how to accomplish them! If one of your goals is to learn a new creative skill, online classes are an easy way to get started. Sites including CreativeLive, Bluprint, and CreativeBug offer thousands of e-courses that cover a myriad of subjects. Many are beginner-level classes that make it possible to dive into a new artistic field from the comfort of your own home. With yearly resolutions in mind, we’ve selected 20 classes that offer great introductions to topics in arts,…

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Education loan not enough? Take a top-up loan

The sanctioning of an additional loan or a top-up loan depends on the bank’s policies. The value of India’s currency is continuously falling and between January to September 2018, the value of rupee has declined by 12 per cent. The depreciation of the rupee against the dollar has affected a large number of people especially who have expenses in foreign currency. People who plan on sending their children abroad for studies, or people whose wards are already studying overseas, are the ones who are hit particularly hard. People generally take…

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Four Tips For High School Students Considering A MOOCs Online Course

Online courses are an excellent way to take your interest to the next level or explore a new field. Best of all, many courses are free and offered by the world’s top universities and companies. With summer in full swing, high school students can help fill the long, hot summer days with learning. Online classes through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) like Coursera or edX can help show universities that you are serious and ready to tackle challenging material voluntarily. Both Coursera and edX have thousands of courses to choose from, on a wide…

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Have a question on loans? This may help you

> I plan to take a loan for my son’s higher education. Do I have to pay EMI from the day I get it? – Gaurav Singh No, in an education loan the EMI essentially starts after completion of the course. In the interim period, you may clear the interest component, every month. In this period, the interest applied is simple interest and not compounded. > I want to invest some money in stocks. Can I take a bank loan to invest? —KS Sujan As an advisor, I would discourage…

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UGC asks institutes to fill teaching vacancies, puts a cap of 6 months on hiring process

UGC asks colleges to fill vacant teaching posts at the earliest. (Representational image) To address the “shortage of quality teaching faculty in the higher education institutes” (HEI) in India, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has written a letter to vice-chancellors of all the universities asking them to fill the vacant teaching posts “at the earliest”. The UGC has shared guidelines to hire ‘quality’ teachers with the VCs. As per the guidelines shared by the UGC, all the higher education institutes (HEI) need to complete the selection process within six months’…

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