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Both iMET Global and Intercell are hailed as platforms for unconventional education.(Intercell Technologies)

iMET Global collaborates with Intercell to provide new-age mentoring to their students

UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Intercell and iMET Global (a sec 8 not for profit entity) are coming together for a strategic association to make career guidance easy and structured for learners and growth seekers.
An initiative funded by Randstad India it offers in-demand IT skills training to candidates to surge ahead in their careers.
An initiative funded by Randstad India it offers in-demand IT skills training to candidates to surge ahead in their careers.

Want to pursue a career in the IT Industry? Here are top 5 essential skills to surge ahead

UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:52 PM IST
Randstad Skilling Academy equips you with all the skills you need to develop to surge ahead in today’s competitive job market and land rewarding jobs in the IT Industry.
With the focus on boosting domestic capabilities, women should be brought to the centre of a new ecosystem(PTI)
With the focus on boosting domestic capabilities, women should be brought to the centre of a new ecosystem(PTI)

Creating a new work ecosystem for women

Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 05:43 AM IST
The government has the road map all drawn up. It has to now actively push women by providing information about the gaps in demand and supply, provide the skilling required and create an enabling environment for easy finances
The professional student housing segment has been on an upward surge in the last few years, attracting global investors and large-scale real estate partners.
The professional student housing segment has been on an upward surge in the last few years, attracting global investors and large-scale real estate partners.

YourShell: The talk of the town after being acquired by Stanza Living

UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 05:21 PM IST
Apart from high-quality residences, YourShell was much-appreciated for delivering a robust service support system for handling student grievances along with an exciting array of value-added features including a library, gaming zone, career counseling sessions and internship guidance.
Women will then be left to tend the family, and in many cases, the family’s agricultural fields. Here, a concerted effort should be made to give them better tools to deal with agriculture in the form of easy to access loans and technology.(HTPhoto)
Women will then be left to tend the family, and in many cases, the family’s agricultural fields. Here, a concerted effort should be made to give them better tools to deal with agriculture in the form of easy to access loans and technology.(HTPhoto)

Covid-19: A dip in women in the workforce is likely | Opinion

UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2020 06:18 PM IST
The central and state governments and the private sector must come up with innovative solutions to make women a real part of the next phase of the growth story.
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the growth of streams like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Data Science.(Pexels)
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the growth of streams like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Data Science.(Pexels)

Digital is the new buzzword for jobs of the future!

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 03:15 PM IST
A webinar, “New age skills for new age careers”, organized by Hindustan Times in association with SGT University puts the spotlight on future-ready skills needed by students to stay relevant across different disciplines.
A man looks at notices on the window of an unemployment office in Madrid, Spain. The coronavirus outbreak is straining social safety nets across the globe.(AP File Photo)
A man looks at notices on the window of an unemployment office in Madrid, Spain. The coronavirus outbreak is straining social safety nets across the globe.(AP File Photo)

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits in US even as economy reopens

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 07:05 AM IST
Owing to the coronavirus pandemic the economy and the job market face a raft of uncertainties that could slow or even derail a recovery.
Actor Arjun Bijlani is known for his TV shows Left Right Left, Miley Jab Hum Tum, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, Naagin and Ishq Mein Marjawan.
Actor Arjun Bijlani is known for his TV shows Left Right Left, Miley Jab Hum Tum, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, Naagin and Ishq Mein Marjawan.

Arjun Bijlani: Most of us are dealing with stress, no one knows when things will get better

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 08:03 PM IST
The actor says while everyone is feeling blue, we need to be there for each other to get over these difficult times.
Set saving goals for your children. Reward them when they save money by chipping in an equal amount.(Axis Mutual Fund)
Set saving goals for your children. Reward them when they save money by chipping in an equal amount.(Axis Mutual Fund)

Make your child money-responsible

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Talking to them about finances and inculcating a healthy investment habit at an early age will make them wiser and financially responsible.
Essential and non-negotiable goals need to be strictly your focus now.(Axis Mutual Fund)
Essential and non-negotiable goals need to be strictly your focus now.(Axis Mutual Fund)

Stay aligned to your investment goals

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 01:10 PM IST
If you are investing for long-term goals such your children’s education or your retirement, the current market phase should not affect you.
An oppressive “guardianship” system also gave male relatives the right to object to the women’s professional aspirations.(Unsplash)
An oppressive “guardianship” system also gave male relatives the right to object to the women’s professional aspirations.(Unsplash)

As society opens, Saudi women surge into job market

Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 03:36 PM IST
For decades, straitlaced Saudi society offered limited opportunities for women seeking a paid job and the few who did find work were mostly restricted to the health and education sectors.
Tata Consultancy Services.(Mint file)
Tata Consultancy Services.(Mint file)

TCS partners with Telangana State Council of Higher Education

Hyderabad (Telangana) | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Under the partnership, a set of curated courseware will be made available free of cost to four lakh students across 1,500 institutions of higher education in the state effective this academic year.
A deserted view of Delhi University as the University has been closed after the order of Delhi government as a precautionary measure against coronavirus.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
A deserted view of Delhi University as the University has been closed after the order of Delhi government as a precautionary measure against coronavirus.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
(Shutterstock)
(Shutterstock)

Edtech firms are helping future-proof students with study now, pay later schemes

Hindustan Times | By Cherylann Mollan and Dipanjan Sinha
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 06:05 PM IST
Courses on offer include coding, machine learning, AI, blockchain, business analytics, digital marketing and design thinking, for those pursuing mainstream degrees.
Women are not given equal opportunities in education; they are often the primary caregivers for children and the elderly at home; they have far less mobility than men; and there is a serious issue of safety in public places.(REUTERS)
Women are not given equal opportunities in education; they are often the primary caregivers for children and the elderly at home; they have far less mobility than men; and there is a serious issue of safety in public places.(REUTERS)

Structural discrimination has held women back. India must address it

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2019 07:45 PM IST
While the Nordic countries, as always, have been successful in closing the gap faster, India’s rank has slipped from 108th to 112th over the last year.
(Shutterstock)
(Shutterstock)

Master your post-graduation with these niche new courses

Hindustan Times | By Jessica Joshi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2019 07:02 PM IST
Post-grad courses are more specialised than ever, with options in fields like disease biology, data study and ecosophical aesthetics.
A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living. (Representative Image)(AP)
A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living. (Representative Image)(AP)

South Koreans lie inside closed coffins for 10 minutes for life lessons

Seoul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 09:39 AM IST
More than 25,000 people have participated in mass “living funeral” services at Hyowon Healing Center since it opened in 2012, hoping to improve their lives by simulating their deaths.
U.S. employers added a solid 128,000 jobs in October(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
U.S. employers added a solid 128,000 jobs in October(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

US added a solid 128,000 jobs in October despite GM strike

Washington | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2019 07:19 PM IST
The unemployment rate ticked up from 3.5% to 3.6%, still near a five-decade low. And for a second straight month, average hourly wages rose a decent if less-than-robust 3% from a year ago.
We can expect to see a massive churn in the job market as AI automates several jobs and in turn, creates new ones.(HT file)
We can expect to see a massive churn in the job market as AI automates several jobs and in turn, creates new ones.(HT file)

Five data and AI skills every engineer should know

By Anand Narayanan
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 01:19 PM IST
Today, AI, machine learning, and big data have become all-pervasive, with industries across the board exploring these technologies to become more competitive.
Students and colleges on both sides of an exchange programme say they benefit from tie-ups. Indian colleges say the collaborations give them greater exposure within the academic community.
Students and colleges on both sides of an exchange programme say they benefit from tie-ups. Indian colleges say the collaborations give them greater exposure within the academic community.

When college is a total trip

Hindustan Times | By Shweta Kushe
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2019 07:22 PM IST
Short term exchange and study abroad programmes are taking a new shape. For students, it is not limited to cultural immersion, but is also about skills. For colleges, it’s a way to establish global presence.
B-schools have taken up the cause of increasing the employability factor among the students(HT File)
B-schools have taken up the cause of increasing the employability factor among the students(HT File)

How to be job- ready and enhance your placements?

By Dr RL Raina
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2019 02:10 PM IST
Talent acquisition has steadily evolved with employers now linking it to a path to monetary success- a strategic and competence driven business function. Reports say that 95% Indian technical/ non-technical graduates are unemployable, giving rise to an “Industry- institute gap”.
Only 94,575 aspirants applied for undergraduate (UG) engineering courses – bachelor of engineering (BE) and bachelor of technology (BTech) – in the state this year.(Photo by Arun Sharma / HT file photo)
Only 94,575 aspirants applied for undergraduate (UG) engineering courses – bachelor of engineering (BE) and bachelor of technology (BTech) – in the state this year.(Photo by Arun Sharma / HT file photo)

Only 94K applications for BE and BTech, lowest since 2008-09

Mumbai | By Musab Qazi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2019 03:23 AM IST
While the demand has been dwindling over the past few years, the relatively poor performance of students in the state board’s Class 12 examination aggravated the slide.
(HT File)
(HT File)

10 skills India’s graduates need to lead a bright career

PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 10:48 AM IST
As the job market scales up the skill-set level for hiring new recruits, the task for the new job entrants is getting difficult day by day.
The CSO study said the present report gives different perspectives on the levels of employment in the formal sector and does not measure employment at a holistic level.(HT FIle Photo)
The CSO study said the present report gives different perspectives on the levels of employment in the formal sector and does not measure employment at a holistic level.(HT FIle Photo)

Over 18 million jobs created in 15 months till Nov 2018: Central Statistics Office report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 05:12 PM IST
The study showed that employment generation in the formal sector increased by 48 per cent to touch a 15-month high of 7.32 lakh in November 2018 as compared to 4.93 lakh in the year-ago month, as per EPFO payroll data released earlier this month.
Last month, AICTE unveiled its student internship policy, which makes it mandatory for institutes to provide internship and placement opportunities for students.(HT File)
Last month, AICTE unveiled its student internship policy, which makes it mandatory for institutes to provide internship and placement opportunities for students.(HT File)

‘22% of technical colleges can’t get internships, jobs for students’

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 09:50 AM IST
The survey comes at a time when the demand for technical courses, especially engineering, has plummeted, owing to a shrinking job market.
Pedestrians and shoppers walk past stores on a street in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.(Bloomberg)
Pedestrians and shoppers walk past stores on a street in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.(Bloomberg)

India’s world-beating growth not enough to end jobs drought

By Anirban Nag and Vrishti Beniwal
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 01:01 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to address these challenges. He’s introduced a nationwide consumption tax, an insolvency code for companies and a program to boost domestic manufacturing under his signature Make in India campaign.
The government plans to start a yearlong exercise in January to survey households on how they spend their time.(File photo)
The government plans to start a yearlong exercise in January to survey households on how they spend their time.(File photo)

Mapping unpaid women’s work is India’s answer to jobs puzzle

Bloomberg | By Vrishti Beniwal
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 01:00 PM IST
About 700 million Indians, more than twice the population of the US, are not part of the workforce and their contribution at home is not recorded in the national income.
By 2020, more than 60 per cent of the country’s population will fall into the highly productive age group of 18-45 years.(Mint/File)
By 2020, more than 60 per cent of the country’s population will fall into the highly productive age group of 18-45 years.(Mint/File)

Vocational training, livelihood skill can help youth carve a successful career

By Sanjay Bahl
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 06:03 PM IST
The time has come for this generation to earnestly evaluate vocational education and apprenticeship as serious career paths. It is unfortunate that there seems to be a stigma attached to this line of learning; that of lack of dignity of labour.
The programme, which aims to teach beginners the basics of the Japanese language, has self-learning material (SLM) integrated with audio-visual components, the university said.(File)
The programme, which aims to teach beginners the basics of the Japanese language, has self-learning material (SLM) integrated with audio-visual components, the university said.(File)

Ignou invites applications for admissions in Japanese language programme, last date to apply is August 15

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 07:42 PM IST
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) has invited students to apply for admissions for a certificate in the Japanese language Programme.
Saudi Samar Al-Moqren drives her car through the streets of the Saudi capital Riyadh for the first time just after midnight, June 24, 2018, when the law allowing women to drive took effect.(AFP Photo)
Saudi Samar Al-Moqren drives her car through the streets of the Saudi capital Riyadh for the first time just after midnight, June 24, 2018, when the law allowing women to drive took effect.(AFP Photo)

The $90 billion reason behind allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia

Bloomberg | By Zainab Fattah
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 12:45 PM IST
Saudi energy minister Khalid Al-Falih said ending the ban means “women will be more empowered and more mobile...will participate more in the job market over time, so I think it’s going to contribute to employment of females in Saudi Arabia.”
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