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Civil Services Recruitment: A mockery

Representational Pic People burst into laughter when Amir Khan in ‘3-idiots’- a Bollywood movie, asked to imagine that if Sachin Tendulkar’s father would’ve insisted him to be a singer and Lata Mangeshkar’s parents would’ve made her play cricket, would Cricket/Singing get such great heroes? Well, let’s not laugh because this apparently amusing example is running the entire system of some ... Read More »

Bihar Police Constable Recruitment 2017: Result For Written Exam Likely To Release On Csbc.bih.gov.in

Bihar Police Constable Written Exam 2017 Result To Release Soon NEW DELHI: Central Selection Board of Constable (CSBS), Bihar is likely to declare the result for the Bihar Police Constable Exam 2017. The exam was conducted on October 15 and 22, 2017 for 9900 vacancies. Candidates who qualify in this exam will be called for the next rounds of recruitment. ... Read More »

MPPSC Recruitment 2017: Apply For 2968 Assistant Professor Vacancies At Mppsc.nic.in

MPPSC Recruitment 2017: Apply For 2968 Assistant Professor Vacancies NEW DELHI: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has begun the application process for recruitment of Assistant Professor exam 2017. The recruitment is for 2968 assistant professors which also includes backlog vacancies and vacancies created due to retirement/promotion. The recruitment will be done under the Higher Education Department, Madhya Pradesh Government. ... Read More »

Appointment of Dalit priests in Kerala temples gives hope to their counterparts in Tamil Nadu

In October, the Travancore Devaswom Board recommended the appointment of 36 non-Brahmins, including six Dalits, as priests in the temples it manages in Kerala. This came after the Kerala Devaswom Recruitment Board for the first time conducted a written test and interviews for candidates. The recruitment board, which fills permanent positions in the state’s temples, made the appointments according to norms laid ... Read More »

When I Turn Down The Job Offer, Should I Tell Them Why?

Dear Liz, I recently received a job offer for a Marketing Analyst job. Last night I decided to turn it down. I was conflicted about the decision. The job pays more than any job I’ve held so far. The people were friendly enough but every time I visited their facility (three times total) I saw and heard more disturbing signs about ... Read More »

Southampton plans job losses within chemistry department

As part of its long-term strategy, the University of Southampton in the UK has announced plans to reorganise its existing eight faculties into five, and make cuts of 50–75 employees through voluntary severance schemes in six academic areas. The areas facing job losses have not yet been publicly announced due to an ongoing internal consultation, but the university has confirmed ... Read More »

Informal sector will be main job creator in future. So equip workers today

Hardly a day goes by without another article, conference, or research initiative devoted to the future of work. The robots are coming, or they’re not coming as fast as we think; when they do come, they’ll put everyone out of work, or they’ll create as many jobs as they destroy. Thus the conversation goes. But what if, instead of trying ... Read More »

Actress claims more job offers after ASEAN lane controversy

MANILA, Philippines —  Actress Maria Isabel Lopez could lose her license for using a traffic lane reserved for ASEAN delegates, but she has also gained career opportunities, she said. “Too many offers—TV guestings, new soap, two new movies for 2018, on top of the one I’m producing… plus a new international film to be shot in Japan.. I’m booked guys til ... Read More »

Automation May Take Your Job Away, But It Might Just Create a New One for You, Too

Robots are undeniably decimating jobs in certain industries—but the news isn’t necessarily all bad. A new report by Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work lays out 21 new kinds of jobs that will be created in the next 10 years, employing large swaths of people impacted by automation. All the jobs fall under three main areas: coaching people to expand their ... Read More »

On singer-composer Job Kurian’s workspace

Job Kurian’s creative space is a pantheon to the greats of popular music. Photographs of AC/DC, Coldplay, Sting, Eagles, Beatles, Avial, Iron Maiden and Alt J look down from the wall near an iron staircase that leads to the terrace of Job’s house at Vattiyoorkavu. But for the cane furniture, the partially covered terrace has a minimalistic decor with a ... Read More »