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More robots, fewer jobs?

Admin| Apr 11, 2017 - 10:45 PM

More robots, fewer jobs?

Our burgeoning young population is clearly struggling for jobs, despite being in the world’s fastest growing economy. More than 30% of Indians aged 15-29 are neither in employment nor in any training or education, according to a recent survey by the OECD. This added to the gloomy state of employment, for only in March the All India Council for Technical Education had said that more than 60% of the eight lakh engineers graduating from technical institutions across the country every year rem......

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Machines are going to steal your jobs

Admin| Apr 04, 2017 - 10:59 PM

Machines are going to steal your jobs

The World Economic Forum expects automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI), to result in the loss of at least 5 million jobs globally by 2020. Yes, machines are going to steal your jobs. It may sound like a scene from Terminator in which a robot may push you out of your office chair, but the reality is scarier and invisible to an extent. The major threat to your job is from machine learning.

Machine Learning is the ability to process huge volumes of data and complete tasks in a more efficient......

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PM Modi talks about technology and innovation at Hackathon

Admin| Apr 02, 2017 - 11:52 PM

PM Modi talks about technology and innovation at Hackathon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the youth on Saturday to use technology and opt for innovation to help solve many of the problems confronting the nation.

Addressing 10,000 innovators in 26 different locations taking part in the world's largest Hackathon via video conferencing, Modi said, " A series of issues have been placed before our youth to work on . The issues are challenging but this is also an opportunity." He said the true essence of democracy was "Jan Bhagidari".

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SHRM India to host HR Tech Conference in April 2017

Admin| Mar 30, 2017 - 01:31 AM

SHRM India to host HR Tech Conference in April 2017

New Delhi: Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management, will organise its 3rd HR Technology Conference & Exposition, the most powerful confluence of people, business and technology, on 20-21 April 2017 at Hotel Novotel, Hyderabad. It is the biggest ever HR Tech Meet in the country, which will bring together more than 850 delegates from organizations across all sectors.

The two day conference will include highl......

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People and machines to work together in workplaces

Admin| Feb 27, 2017 - 11:06 PM

People and machines to work together in workplaces

The 20th CEO survey of multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC) based on 1,379 responses from 79 countries stated that people will work with machines in workplaces of the future rather than one replacing the other. 

Global business leaders said that one of the biggest challenges for organisations is getting their people strategy right in an automated world where intelligent machines and robots will play an important role in most workplaces. 

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Facebook announced job search and hunting feature

Admin| Feb 16, 2017 - 11:08 PM

Facebook announced job search and hunting feature

The social media giant Facebook has announced a new job search and hunting feature which will be beneficial for the job seekers and recruiters. This feature is now available in United States and Canada. Users will be able to find listings posted under the job listing tab and can apply for the job with the app or desktop website. The Job tabs will offer the standard “Apply Now” button which will help applicants to edit and review forms before submission. 

For users of the Facebo......

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View: Don’t panic, robots are not job snatchers

Admin| Dec 08, 2016 - 10:45 PM

View: Don’t panic, robots are not job snatchers

Remember the panic about jobs getting shipped off shore? Well, that is child’s play compared to the emerging tumult of fear being generated by jobs being completely eliminated by robotics.

Net­net, people are frozen stiff with fear, and it’s the responsibility of respected analysts, consultants, academics and journalists alike to educate and world using real, substantiated facts.

Sadly, the likes of Gartner, McKinsey, Oxford University and our beloved Stephen Hawking, all seem ......

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Community manager: A new job profile at co¬working spaces

Admin| Dec 08, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Community manager: A new job profile at co¬working spaces

BENGALURU: They help startups share best practices, products and lessons from each other. From just being a shared office space to helping startups and small businesses save on rents, coworking spaces have walked a mile to become a large and interactive community.

To do this more effectively, they are looking up to community managers, someone who can simply connect the dots.
Community managers ­a job profile invented at Bengaluru’s co­working spaces ­are the goto people f......

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Bhaba Atomic Research Centre is hiring: Apply for 168 various posts

Admin| Dec 04, 2016 - 10:31 PM

Bhaba Atomic Research Centre is hiring: Apply for 168 various posts

The candidates may apply in the prescribed format on or before December 13.

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has released a notification inviting interested, eligible candidates to apply for the posts of Electrician, Clerk, Lab Assistant, Plant Operator posts. The candidates may apply in the prescribed format on or before December 13.

Vacancy details:

Total posts: 168

Name of the posts:

Electrician, Clerk, Lab Assistant, Plant Operator

Eligibility criteria:

Education qualification:

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International recruiters offer up to Rs 1.2 crore to IITians on day 1 of placements

Admin| Dec 01, 2016 - 10:21 PM

International recruiters offer up to Rs 1.2 crore to IITians on day 1 of placements

Day 1 of IIT placements saw a clutch of international recruiters rolling out offers of up to Rs1.2 crore to get on board the cream of India’s fresh engineering talent.

Oracle, Microsoft, Uber, Works Applications, Rocket Fuel and NTT Communications were among the companies that made offers to students on Thursday. Big-ticket recruiter Google, which has otherwise gone off-campus this year, made an exception for IIT-Bombay.

According to IIT placement sources, Oracle and Microsoft are offe......

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