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90% women hesitate to ask for a raise at work: Harappa survey

85% women professionals feel that at least once in their career they have been perceived as ‘bossy’ or ‘dominating’, when they were just being assertive

COVID-19 impact: Employment in India on way to recovery, but still a long way to go, shows study

A positive month-on-month trend in job postings was noticed in Bengaluru and Pune, which saw an uptrend of 2% and 1%, respectively.

Coronavirus and online education: How this company’s virtual labs helped engineering colleges during pandemic

Dr Lakshminarayan Viju Ravichandran, who leads the Education Technical Evangelist team at MathWorks India, had an exclusive interaction with Financial Express Online’s Bulbul Dhawan.

UP TGT, PGT recruitment: Deadline to apply for TGT, PGT posts extended; Check new date here

In order to be eligible for these posts, a candidate must have a graduation degree in the relevant subjects.

Hiring momentum continues to grow touching 2.9-lakh mark in March

The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic failed to cast a shadow on the hiring momentum in March as the count of active jobs, refreshed and accepting applicants reached the 2.9-lakh mark, against 2.6 lakh in February 2021.

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Business Schools: MBA admissions no longer CAT-centric

MAT and CMAT emerge as popular MBA entrance exams, besides CAT: Shiksha

Cognizant Returnship Programme: Cognizant launches programme for tech professionals looking to restart careers

The Cognizant Returnship Programme, an India-first initiative, is a way to get diverse talent in the door, irrespective of when their last professional role was, according to the company.

Cognizant Returnship Programme: Cognizant launches programme for tech professionals looking to restart careers

Gig economy can support 9 crore jobs, add 1.25% to GDP: Report

The gig economy, where workers get hired typically for short durations, can lead to transactions of over USD 250 billion over the long term, the report by the consultancy firm BCG said.

Gig economy can support 9 crore jobs, add 1.25% to GDP: Report

Indian Army Recruitment 2021: Common entrance exam in Punjab postponed in view of rising COVID-19 cases

The Army recruiting office Ludhiana had conducted a recruitment rally from December 7 to 27, 2020.

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UAE cabinet approves programme to attract remote workers

Many foreign workers, needed to support demand in Dubai's real estate, services and retail sectors, left last year after firms slashed jobs.

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Delhi Nursery Admissions: Schools release first list, second list to be announced on March 25

Delhi nursery admission: The schools have put out their first list using the point-based criteria announced by them earlier.

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AICTE’s move not to make Maths, Physics mandatory for engineering courses ‘disastrous’: Niti Aayog’s VK Saraswat

The AICTE last week said Physics, Chemistry and Maths will continue to be important subjects in engineering courses and it is not mandatory for state governments or institutions to offer these courses to students who have not

AICTE's move not to make Maths, Physics mandatory for engineering courses 'disastrous': Niti Aayog's VK Saraswat

Bad Education: Dropping compulsory maths & physics for a host of engineering disciplines is a bad idea

Such dilution may result in even more engineers, but it isn’t hard to imagine the bulk of them being unemployable if foundational courses are dropped.

Inclusivity, it can be argued, can be a focus of a higher education regulator, but this can’t come at the cost of driving down standards, especially for fields of education that involve specific subject competencies.

Rewards 2021: More companies would be willing to roll out increments; better pay hikes for top achievers

Despite better increments, for the majority of companies, the increase in the wage bill would be equal or less than the budget for salary hikes; this suggests they’re taking a hard look at their team strength.

However, what could set 2021 apart is that only star performers and target achievers would be rewarded and not all employees. “This year will see an acceleration of the existing trend of sharper differentiation and more incentive-based awards than fixed cost increases,” Ghose told FE.

Elearnmarkets.com starts infrastructure as a service to market experts

Elearnmarkets.com was the first stock market education platform to discover that this industry in India is very unstructured and fragmented.

To overcome this trust deficit and make the best mentors available to small individual investors, Elearnmarkets.com created a tech infrastructure including a webinar platform, learning management system and a dedicated support system for learners on both the web and an app.

Edtech platform ixamBee raises funds from Mumbai Angels Network

More than 5 crore students are preparing for government job exams and most of them come from small towns and villages.

Recruitment exams have started again after a pause during the lockdown period,” the platform said in a statement.

Tough to learn science without live teacher support

At the same time, 51.2% students said they found learning science-related concepts difficult without live teacher support—35.4% of students said it’s tough to learn mathematics without live teacher support, 24% of student

However, online learning platforms seem to have saved the day as apart from 76.2% of students who said these platforms turned out to be helpful for queries and projects, 36.4% also said they received the greatest help from such platforms during the lockdown.

RSS not in agreement with BJP-JJP govt decision of 75% quota in private sector jobs in Haryana

It seems that the BJP was also not totally for this law but came on board with its ally JJP as the state government was feeling the heat of the ongoing farmers' protest and also of khap panchayats organised across the state i

RSS not in agreement with BJP-JJP govt decision of 75% quota in private sector jobs in Haryana

RRB NTCPC phase-5 CBT-1 exams 2020 scheduled from March 5: Check guidelines issued by Railway Recruitment Board

RRB NTPC phase-5 CBT-1 exams 2020: The phase 5 of the CBT-1 RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) exam will be held till March 27 and approximately 19 lakh candidates will appear for it, as per the official RRB notifica

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Indian Navy Recruitment 2021: Applications invited for 1159 tradesman posts — check eligibility, salary details

Indian Navy Recruitment 2021: Those selected for the Indian Navy tradesman post will receive a monthly remuneration of Rs 18,000 – Rs 56,900 – as per the seventh pay commission's level 1.

They said the cargo ship was drifting at sea since March 9 owing to failure of its propulsion, power generation and navigational systems. (Representative image)

Coronavirus pandemic: This ‘Netflix-like platform’ strives to facilitate early learning among kids

Talking exclusively to Financial Express Online’s Bulbul Dhawan, Yellow Class CEO and Co-Founder Anshul Gupta explained what the platform does.

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2021: Applications invited for 1251 wireless operator posts — check eligibility

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2021: Those applying for the West Bengal Police wireless operator post must be able to read and write in Bengali language. However, this Bangla language provision will not be applicable for the

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2021: Application invited for 1251 wireless operator posts — check eligibility

देश में ये IT कंपनी देने जा रही है बंपर नौकरियां, चेक कर लें अपनी योग्यता

इस साल कंपनी भारत में 23,000 से अधिक नए ग्रेजुएट की भर्तियां करेगी.

On a year-on-year basis, there was a notable growth of 25 per cent in hiring in March compared to the same month last year, led by sectors including IT-software, medical/ hospital and retail, the report said.

Cognizant steps up its hiring process; expects to bring in more new hires in Q1 2021 than ever before

Cognizant has stepped up its hiring efforts for both freshers and lateral hires in the country and expects the number of new recruits in the March quarter to be "more than ever before", Cognizant India Chairman and Managing D

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NTA says students can choose JEE Main 2021 exam dates to avoid clash with board exams — here’s how

JEE Main exam vs Board exams 2021: NTA will open the JEE Main application form between May 3 and May 12 for May session in the interest of students and to avoid any clash between the JEE Main exam date and their class 12 boar

NTA says students can choose JEE Main 2021 exam dates to avoid clash with board exams — here's how

IAF Group C Recruitment 2021: Indian Air Force invites applications for 255 vacancies – check details

IAF Group C Recruitment 2021: Candidates will have to clear a written test that will contain questions on general reasoning and intelligence, general English, numerical aptitude and general awareness.

Indian air force jobs IAF Group C Recruitment 2021: Indian Air Force invites applications for 255 vacancies – check details

UBSE UTET 2021: Check exam date, schedule, admit card details of Uttarakhand Teacher’s Eligibility Test

UBSE UTET 2021: As per the official notification, UTET 2021 registration began on January 29. The last date for online submission of application is February 18 (11.59 pm).

UBSE UTET 2021: Check exam date, schedule, admit card details of Uttarakhand Teacher's Eligibility Test
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