Recruitment team in India not using mobile recruiting tools: Survey

Recruitment team in India not using mobile recruiting tools: Survey

Only 10 per cent of respondents in India are using employer branding services from RPO partners. This is low when compared to global at 13 per cent and APAC at 16 per cent, the survey said. NEW DELHI: Although strong in applicant tracking system and video interviewing, many companies in India are not using mobile recruiting tools that help make the talent acquisition process more efficient, says a survey. According to the Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey, in India professionals are not taking advantage of tools, technology and business strategy as…

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New scholarship funding for MA Financial Journalism students

New scholarship funding for MA Financial Journalism students

A generous grant from the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation has secured further scholarships for students applying to the MA Financial Journalism course at City, University of London, as well as enhanced funding for the programme’s unique summer school based in New York and Shanghai. The foundation is also continuing its support for an endowed professorship in financial journalism. In total, it has pledged to contribute £550,000 over the next three years. From September 2017, up to four students will be backed each year by the new Marjorie Deane Intellectual…

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Telepresence technology brings personal touch to online classes

Telepresence technology brings personal touch to online classes

Dive Brief: Telepresence technology is reshaping some higher ed classrooms, letting students, professors and experts from all over tap into a more authentic classroom experience. The virtual collaboration tools allow students to directly interact with experts and even classmates in face-to-face virtual settings, with some Harvard Business School students, for example, taking online classes from home that are filmed in a television studio. Some schools are using robots to act as proxies for remote students, both in the classroom and in fields like health care where hands-on experience is valuable….

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DMRC recruitment: Answer key for Feb exam released, check them here

DMRC recruitment: Answer key for Feb exam released, check them here

  The answer keys of the recruitment exam for various posts in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) held from February 14 to 28 was published on the official website of DMRC on Friday. The answer keys of the recruitment exam for various posts in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), held from February 14 to 28, was published on the official website of DMRC on Friday. Candidates can challenge the answer keys and the questions of the exam until March 14. Click here to raise objections against answer key/s and question/s…

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IIT Kharagpur to make Kolkata township ‘happiest’ spot in India

IIT Kharagpur to make Kolkata township ‘happiest’ spot in India

  IIT Kharagpur has been asked by The New Town Kolkata Development Authority and West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation to find out about the quality of life at New Town-Rajarhat and how it could be enhanced In a bid to develop New Town, a satellite township on the north-eastern fringes of the city, as India’s happiest space, IIT-Kharagpur will study the happiness index of the locality as part of a two-year project, a statement said on Thursday. The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and West Bengal Housing Infrastructure…

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IIM-Ahmedabad placements: Amazon comes up with 18 offers

IIM-Ahmedabad placements: Amazon comes up with 18 offers

Amazon makes 18 offers to PGP management class of 2017. McKinsey & Co and Goldman Sachs follow with 15 and 9 offers With 18 offers, e-commerce major Amazon has been the biggest hirer during the summer placements of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A). About 100 organisations visited the IIMA campus to hire students of the postgraduate programme in management, Class of 2017, the institute announced recently . The institute said in a statement that Amazon made the maximum 18 offers, followed by McKinsey & Company with 15 in the…

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UPSC Civil Services: Here’s everything you need to know about The Interview

UPSC Civil Services: Here’s everything you need to know about The Interview

The personality test, which is the final gateway to the so-called corridors of power – to the foreign, civil, police and other services, is perceived as the proverbial X-factor in the success story of a candidate. The Civil Services examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, is one of the most arduous and keenest competitions in India, involving over five lakh aspirants vying for a mere 800-1000 seats. Spread over a period of nearly a year, the preliminary, main examinations and the interview (personality test) represent the three phases…

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Syndicate Bank Specialist Officer Recruitment 2017, Selection Procedure

Syndicate Bank Specialist Officer Recruitment 2017, Selection Procedure

NEW DELHI:  Syndicate Bank had released notification for recruitment to the post of Specialist Officer in different verticals or scales. A total of 99 vacancies are open for recruitment. Read more about the vacancy details here. Candidates who have not applied yet should apply at the earliest as online registration will close today. Candidates must be aware of the selection process. The Bank will follow strict procedure for selecting candidates against the available vacancies. Syndicate Bank Recruitment- Selection Procedure for Specialist Officer Post For all posts, candidates will have to go…

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School admissions: is a lottery a fairer system?

School admissions: is a lottery a fairer system?

  The annual secondary school offer day is behind us now. Thousands of parents and pupils across the country will be breathing a huge sigh of relief to have got a place at their first or second choice school for September. Or they may be like Anoushka Visvalingam, in one of a significant minority of families who failed to get any of their preferred options and are waiting anxiously to see if that will change in the next few months. The vexed issue of how to guarantee all parents a…

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Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

       According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small universities, i.e, institutes with less than 5,000 students,            the famed Bengaluru institute figures in the top-10 (ranked 8th). (IE) Although India has not much to show in global university rankings—none of its varsities figure in top-200 and only five figure in top-500 in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of universities—the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has given the country some reason to rejoice. According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small…

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