Top career skills for 2019

Top career skills for 2019

The career trends that will define 2019 Whether looking for a new job or planning to stay put, here’s how you can embrace the changing workplace and evolving career approach in the coming year Have a knack for automation and data By Devashish Chakravarty Be it your current boss or your future hiring manager, both will value you more if you are comfortable with technology. Every firm’s outlook for 2019 includes increasing automation and going digital, so you can leverage automation to boost your output. You should be able to…

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Best online classes for leveling up your tech skills

Best online classes for leveling up your tech skills

If you work in marketing, tech, or really any industry, change is the only constant. So, the idea that education stops upon earning a certain number of credits is just plain silly. But while most of us can acknowledge the benefits of becoming a lifelong learner, it can be hard to find the time or the money to head back to school. Luckily, there are plenty of online courses that allow you to level up your skills in just about any topic you could think of. With that in mind, here…

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Gain Skills in Online Courses Requiring Group Work

Gain Skills in Online Courses Requiring Group Work

Many careers today involve collaborating virtually with colleagues who may be located throughout the country or even internationally. To be successful, you will need to develop strong strategies to get the work done – and this can be challenging. Online courses may require students to complete projects virtually in groups, which can teach them critical skills for the fast-paced, rapidly changing, 24/7 global business world. Below are four areas where you can develop skills through group work in an online degree program. 1. Virtual collaboration: Online courses may require students to work together virtually using…

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Now, private institutes can issue degree in employable skills

Now, private institutes can issue degree in employable skills

The Maharashtra government has decided to allow private institutes to issue degree instead of certificates in employable skills. Till now, thousands of vocational training providers (VTP) have been offering certificates under various programmes initiated by the skill development department. Now, applications will also be invited to convert certificate courses into degree affiliated to various institutes of the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). Senior officials said they hope the number of private partners willing to impart training to the youth will reach 9,000 once they are allowed to…

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Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow

Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow

Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow In line with his vision of making India the Skill Capital of the World by empowering its youth to be more employable and self-sustainable, Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the first ever Indian Institute of Skills” in the country at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The Institute has been conceptualized by Shri Narendra Modi during his visit to Singapores Institute of Technical Education. Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in partnership…

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Career transition: keeping skills within the workforce

Career transition: keeping skills within the workforce

Even highly successful companies often downsize or change the structure of their workforces. This can happen because of new technologies, change of nature of operations, mergers and acquisitions or other… One of the leading world players in this field is the Lee Hecht Harrison Organisation (LHH). This company’s Thailand operations started as DBM, which was subsequently acquired by LHH, itself ultimately… What are the risks to consider when employees are affected by corporate reorganisation? Companies releasing employees have to consider and minimise the legal Implications, protect their reputation and… This…

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