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Demand for skilled data analysts increasing: SAS India
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Owing to lack in availability of skilled data analysts in the country to cater to booming analytics segment, there will be a huge demand for such personnel in future, an official of SAS India today said. “Data plays an important role in modern day and there is a huge gap of manpower in...

India needs labour-intensive industrialisation: Pranab Bardhan
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Eminent economist Pranab Bardhan today said the country requires a massive labour-intensive industrialisation to create more opportunities. “I am in favour of labour law reforms. The new government has already taken steps to change it but I think the country needs massive labour-...

PwC: CEOs believes skills gap biggest threat to business growth
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More organisations globally are planning to go on a hiring spree over the next 12 months but are concerned that they will not be able to find qualified candidates, a PwC report says. As many as 63 per cent of the CEOs surveyed for the report said that availability of key skills is...

Nissan CEO: Japan female bosses goal too ambitious
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Nissan’s chief executive, who has long made a point of promoting women to management positions, said the Japanese prime minister’s plan to boost female bosses to 30 per cent by 2020 is too ambitious. The participation of women in Japan’s workforce is very low by developed nation standards....

Infosys CEO-designate looks to engage employees, crowdsource ideas
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Vishal Sikka’s first major move at Infosys has been directed at improving employee engagement, sorely needed now given the record high employee attrition levels and the criticality of employee morale in implementing whatever plans he has. The company has sent a video message...

Hiring former employees beneficial: Study
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Employers, take note! Recruiting former employees may be less risky than hiring newcomers as they understand the key components of the organisation’s work structure and culture, new research suggests. According to two studies co-written by a University of Illinois expert, organisations of all types are...

Increased working hours good idea: CJ Lodha
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Dispelling doubts of lawyers’ bodies on his proposal to increase court’s working hours to reduce pendency of cases, Chief Justice of India R M Lodha today said that the proposal was successfully first tried in Patna High Court when he was heading it. Justice Lodha said that after getting Bar...

Indo-American new CIO of top US varsity
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Indian-American Viji Murali, an IT veteran in higher education, has been named as the chief information officer and vice provost of Information and Educational Technology at a prestigious university in the US. “University of California Davis is incredibly fortunate to recruit someone with Viji’s...

Budget 2014: Govt’s emphasis to create 5 mn jobs
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With the government putting strong emphasis on job creation, experts today said measures proposed in the union budget can help create 5-8 million jobs in next 3-4 years across various sectors. “India today needs a boost for job creation. Our manufacturing sector in particular needs a push for job...

Economic Survey: India should create non-farm jobs
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China based its growth model on manufacturing and exports, morphing itself into the factory of the world. India took a different route, pursuing services – mainly IT but also finance and other skill-based areas – to grow. Today, services occupy the largest share of the economy, followed by...

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