Autodesk partners Maruti Suzuki, NID to help students find design solutions

The mentoring will be online, 8-12 hours in total, over a period of four weeks, and will include interactive sessions with experts from NID and Maruti Suzuki.

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Employee loans: Corporate HR loans can help retain talent; here’s how

To avail loans, people often have to run helter-skelter from one bank to another. It consumes a lot of time and effort, resulting in stress. If the employer can provide financial assistance to its sta

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A RICHard ThALEr of human behaviour

Economic theory tells us we get direct satisfaction from buying a high-performance (and hence expensive) car, but behavioural theory tells us that such satisfaction will be limited if our neighbour ow

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Transforming HR with cloud computing

Traditional HR systems are disparate, disconnected. Cloud-based HR reflects the entire organisation in real time. According to the latest PwC HR Technology survey, 40% of the 300-plus companies survey

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Why India needs skilled migrants who can come back one day to Make in India

Every year, 8-9 lakh Indian workers seek overseas employment. A robust skill assessment and certification system is a critical building block for this ecosystem.

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Modern teams and #PresenceParadox

According to NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development), India will have the largest young workforce by 2020, with 29 being the average age.

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IIT Roorkee to introduce early earthquake warning system

As a pilot, which started in 2015, IIT Roorkee deployed 84 sensors in the seismic gap region of Garhwal Himalaya with the help of the ministry of earth sciences.

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Cannot dismiss the importance of human touch

While artificial intelligence can deliver the best content to a student by analysing a large amount of data, machines can’t comprehend emotions or help a student fix his/her problems

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Dropout rate of girl students is a challenge for Modi’s New India: Here’s why

A chance meeting with the 22-year-old Kajal Khatoon, the Kung Fu gold medallist at the National Championship 2017, is one I will remember for a long time.

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Employee Value Proposition-key to workplace happiness

At a time when the advent of automation and artificial intelligence has led to heightened competition, corporates are struggling to retain their best talent amidst uncertainties surrounding the job ma

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Rise of large area & flexible microelectronics

Flexible microelectronics, is a section of electronics dealing with miniature components.

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Engagement models for new-generation B-school students: From teacher to manager

The biggest challenge with millennial kids is a short attention span. A plethora of media and technology alternatives has substantially reduced the degree of attention that a management student should

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How foreign students are changing UK economy

This event was organised against the backdrop of the decline in talented students, including Indian students, coming to the UK, concerned by a lack of welcome and post-study work opportunities.

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Why Skill India must be connected with India Inc and near term goals spelled out

The last census indicated that India is set to experience a ‘demographic dividend’ by 2020, where 65% Indians will be under the age of 35, making us the youngest country in the world.

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How to resolve board disputes effectively

Existence of conflict within a company board is not necessarily dysfunctional. Rather, it indicates a vibrant board that has independence and diversity of opinions.

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IT industry layoffs: To escape job cuts, upskilling is a must

According to industry body Nasscom, up to 40% of the estimated four-million workforce need reskilling over the next five years, if they are to keep pace with the changing face and automation of the IT

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Measuring innovation in education

Statistics on how on how Indian educational institutions are faring in academics and R&D vis-à-vis global institutions are a regular news item.

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Free resources boost teachers’ confidence in ability to help pupils

Boosting support for teachers working with pupils on their university applications could significantly increase their chance of attending a leading university, a new analysis of a widening participati

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De-stressing higher education system: Curriculum and assessment have to be more collaborative, skill oriented

The teamwork, the real-world connect, the exploratory nature of activity provides ample opportunities for students coming from different backgrounds to melt into a pot.

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How to get ahead at work: Here are 8 disruptors to know

The world appears to be divided into two camps—the ones who have it all and the ones who don’t seem to get any. The former seem to ride the wave—salary hikes, promotions, appreciation and awards

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Cultural dichotomy facing a development professional

There is immense focus on and respect for standardisation, structure, process and policy definitions, top-down strategy definitions and goal-setting, manager-led performance reviews, tight control on

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Bridging the gender gap in information and communication technology

Statistics on information and communication technology (ICT) adoption by women show very low numbers compared to men.

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Is there a science behind start-ups? Find out

In keeping with the changing times, EDII has taken steps to ensure that it not only retains its relevance as the only institute of its kind in the country, but also morphs into a trailblazer for sever

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MSME careers: How to unshackle small enterprise growth in India

The micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) employ more than 80 million people in India and contribute to around 40% of total exports and 37% of total GDP.

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Equality for women helps both men and women

Documentation of success stories can counter the myth that women are not suitable for certain kinds of jobs.

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Programming education system for higher learning outcomes

Experiments in Haryana & Rajasthan show that technology can be used in public schools for enabling transparency & faster decision-making, and establishing accountability in the system.

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Employees’ Enrolment Campaign 2017: The window is closing

The new year brought with it a window of opportunity for employers who had not enrolled employees who were entitled to benefits under schemes administered by the EPFO under the aegis of the EPF Act.

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