Why I Feel It Is Important To Focus On Building A Career, Rather Than Searching For The Perfect Companion

Why I Feel It Is Important To Focus On Building A Career, Rather Than Searching For The Perfect Companion

  The legendary Lady Gaga once said, “Some women choose to follow men and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore”. My thoughts are on the same line. Don’t get me wrong. I am not saying that searching for a partner is foolish, but doing that at the expense of your career (especially if you are young or the decision is not yours) might not be…

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Pirates of The Carribean actor Javier Bardem: Acting not a career, it is an opportunity for me

Pirates of The Carribean actor Javier Bardem: Acting not a career, it is an opportunity for me

  He hails from a family of actors in Spain and Javier Bardem, who decided to carry forward the legacy by taking up the same profession, says he looks at acting as an opportunity. Bardem’s rich filmography boasts of collaborations with celebrated directors like Pedro Almodovar, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Woody Allen. He won three Academy Award nominations for his roles in Before Night Falls, Biutiful and No Country for Old Men, for which he won the Oscar for the best supporting actor, besides accolades for his diverse performances. Despite…

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Re-skilling, not recruitment, the new focus of IT majors

Re-skilling, not recruitment, the new focus of IT majors

BENGALURU: The landscape of the $150 billion Indian IT industry is changing,perhaps more quickly than ever+ , as companies hire fewer freshers due to automation of entry-level jobs. Most large IT services companies have been investing in automation of processes in their traditional businesses like business process outsourcing (BPO) and application and infrastructure management, which means fewer engineers will be required at the lower end of the pyramid. And with US President Donald Trump insisting that IT service providers to hire more US citizens at home, the need to send…

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Institutes like NIEIT will help Rajasthan in IT and electronics sector, says Union Minister

Institutes like NIEIT will help Rajasthan in IT and electronics sector, says Union Minister

Union minister P P Chaudhary today said that institutes like NIEIT will help Rajasthan grow in the electronics and IT sector and contribute to India’s digital ambitions. The union minister of state for electronics and IT further was in the city to take part in an event here. Rajasthan has made commendable progress in contributing to India s digital dream, he said. More than 40,000 students of the state are connected with E-Mitra’s common service centres, which is an achievement itself, said Chaudhary. He said his ministry wants the state…

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Before Leaving Office, Obama Administration Admits It Got Student Loan Data Wrong

Before Leaving Office, Obama Administration Admits It Got Student Loan Data Wrong

In case you ever had any doubts about the inefficiencies of the Department of Education, look no further than the recent revelation that the agency has been vastly underestimating student loan repayment rates. On the last day of the Obama administration’s tenure, the College Scorecard the department established has been quietly revealed to have serious flaws. The Obama administration conceded coding errors found in the College Scorecard inflated college repayment rates, potentially misleading students. The Wall Street Journal went as far as to report that, “on closer inspection, the mistake…

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British people don’t want religious school selection – so why is the Government pushing ahead with it?

British people don’t want religious school selection – so why is the Government pushing ahead with it?

“My son, who is now five, has missed out on a placement at all the schools in our catchment area. I am a single working mum and am struggling to cope getting him to a school miles away. It is affecting my job as we need to use public transport and three bus journeys to get him to school, which means I am often late for work. Over the last year he has slipped further and further down the waiting list and I am now very desperate for help.” This…

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IT Governance launches Certified EU GDPR Foundation and Practitioner distance learning training courses

IT Governance launches Certified EU GDPR Foundation and Practitioner distance learning training courses

IT Governance, the leading provider of information security and data protection expertise, is announcing the launch of its new Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation and Practitioner distance learning training courses to help people involved in GDPR compliance get a comprehensive and practical understanding of the Regulation. Alan Calder, the founder and chief executive officer of IT Governance, said: “The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) creates new obligations for organisations collecting and handling the personal data of European residents. “The courses provide both an introduction to the Regulation…

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WHY IT MATTERS: Student Debt

WHY IT MATTERS: Student Debt

THE ISSUE: More Americans are getting buried by student debt — causing delays in home ownership, limiting how much people can save and leaving taxpayers at risk as many loans go unpaid. The statistics look daunting. Student debt now totals around $1.26 trillion. This amounts to a stunning 350 percent increase since 2005, according to the New York Federal Reserve. Not everyone sees that surge as troubling. President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers issued a report this year saying that the debt is beneficial because college graduates earn more…

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“Days of mass recruitment drive by IT companies are over”

“Days of mass recruitment drive by IT companies are over”

The days of mass recruitment drive where information technology companies recruited hundreds of candidates and later provided them on-the-job training were over, said Manikandan Thangarathnam, Director, Alexa Voice Service, Amazon India. Delivering the convocation address at Kalasalingam University here on Sunday, Mr. Thangarathnam, said that though employment opportunities still abound, the companies now expect the graduating engineers to be highly skilled during recruitment itself. “There is a perception that job opportunities are low. But if you ask the IT companies, they will say that there are several vacancies but they…

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Distance Learning and How It Helps You Achieve More

Distance Learning and How It Helps You Achieve More

We’re seeing a positive trend of Haitians pursuing better careers and higher educations in recent years. The economy is supporting this new trend. It is also among the reasons why there are more Haitian workers across the United States, filling important positions in various fields and corporations. This trend is also followed by an increase in distance learning program enrollments. More people than ever before are getting their bachelor’s and master’s degrees from top universities across the country; distance learning programs make it easy for you to pursue a degree…

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