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Should I Tell My Boss I’m Job Hunting?

Shutterstock Dear Liz, I know you say it’s a bad idea to tell your boss you’re job hunting, but I think my situation is different. I like my boss a lot. I like my job. I have to quit my job because it’s too far away from my daughter’s day care. I have to find something closer. If I try ... Read More »

Redefining retirement: Senior citizens give back to the society, explore more job opportunities

Gone are the days when retired seniors simply withered away after a productive life at work for decades. Statistics show that retirees returning to the job market is seeing a steady year-on-year increase. With increased life expectancy, need for independence and the desire to give back to society, the elderly are redefining retirement. The ‘She Who Knits’ Facebook page is ... Read More »

India job market may expand 20% next financial year

Since November 2016, the Indian job market has weathered the storm created first by demonetisation and then by the initial glitches related to the execution of GST. MUMBAI | NEW DELHI: India’s job market is likely to see 15-20% growth in hiring next financial year (2018-19) on improving business outlook and industry confidence supported by GDP growth, according to estimates by recruitment firms. At ... Read More »

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 »