Kerala Public Service Commission: Notice for 117 posts released. Here’s how you can apply

Kerala Public Service Commission: Notice for 117 posts released. Here’s how you can apply

Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) is inviting candidates for 117 posts. Details are available on Kerala’s PSC’s official website, keralapsc.gov.in. Applications will be accepted online till June 14. Candidates have to be 20 to 31 years old and should have a graduate degree from a recognised university or institute. The posts are for village field assistant, higher secondary school teacher, medical officer, police constable, driver, pharmacist, math lecturer, assistant professors in infectious disease, gastroenterology, lower division clerk, and laboratory technical assistant, various media reports say. A written test for the…

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5 Things You Should Never Give up When Preparing for IIT JEE

5 Things You Should Never Give up When Preparing for IIT JEE

Indian Institute of Technology is the most prestigious engineering institute in India, and it is the most sought out college by students who want to become engineers. Securing a seat in IIT requires one of the most dedicated preparation. Along with exceptional arduous work, one must be agile and focused during their preparation. Since the syllabus is vast, and competition is challenging, one must stay focused and not lose hope during their journey. Several students opt for tuitions, reference books, and coaching institutes while preparing for JEE exam. However, a…

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6 ways you can climb the career ladder via email

6 ways you can climb the career ladder via email

We all use email in our daily lives – but how many of us use it to score a promotion? Well, according to a new study, that’s just what we should all be doing. Research published in the Harvard Business Review has found that people who use their email cleverly can climb the career ladder. It found that when people copied in their supervisors or line managers to emails, they could show off their recent work – or show up a colleague. Professor David De Cremer, who led the study, said: “This finding…

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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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Why It’s A Great Idea To Change Careers When You Are 40

Why It’s A Great Idea To Change Careers When You Are 40

When I reached my mid-50s I decided to make a radical career change. I’d spent 25 years in industry in a series of increasingly senior HR roles with high profile companies and I had no real reason to abandon a career that was developing very well. No real reason, that is, except one, crucial one. I wanted something different. Much to the surprise of my friends and colleagues, instead of being a senior executive in an international company, I decided to become a teacher. It could, as many of them…

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All you need to know about secondary school league tables

All you need to know about secondary school league tables

As new-style secondary school league tables for England are published, the BBC News website takes you through the changes that are taking place this year. How have the league tables changed? Until this year, secondary school performance has been judged mainly by what proportion of pupils get five GCSEs at grade A*-C, including English and maths. Instead two new measures, known as Attainment 8 and Progress 8, have been adopted. These will now be used by the government to judge whether schools are performing adequately. Why have they been changed?…

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6 Career Resolutions You Need to Make in 2017

6 Career Resolutions You Need to Make in 2017

My new client Chris came to mein a pretty dire situation… He was burnt out, and, on top of that, pretty sure that he was about to lose his job, given that his company had already done several rounds of layoffs, and he wasn’t getting along with his boss. It wasn’t pretty. Fortunately for Chris, I was able to help him land a new job (with a pay increase!) before his fears were brought to life, but the reality is that too many workers create their careers from a reactive…

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The Only Career Advice You Need For 2017

The Only Career Advice You Need For 2017

“The indispensable employee brings humanity and connection and art to her organization. She is the key player, the one who’s difficult to live without, the person you can build something around.” Seth Godin Are you ready to have your career soar in 2017? If the answer is YES! Do you have a plan? Buckle your seat belt and here we grow… in the next few minutes we’ll map out the path to ensure you reach your goals for the upcoming year. Shutterstock Why Your Work Matters First, let’s look at…

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Students, want to excel in Data Science? Here’s what you must do

Students, want to excel in Data Science? Here’s what you must do

Within the purview of Data Management, a new discipline called “Data Science” has emerged. It should not be confused with Analytics—the buzzword of the 21st century. Unfortunately, however, Data Analysis, Data Analytics and Data Science are used interchangeably in the Indian context. It is an emerging, highly impacted and a rapidly expanding area of studies. Its usage can be found in various industries across different sectors, including but not limited to banking, telecom, manufacturing, logistics and healthcare. As far as pure Data Science is concerned, the National Institute of Securities…

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This Online Course Teaches You How to Survive on Mars

This Online Course Teaches You How to Survive on Mars

If you watched The Martian and wondered if you too could have the chutzpah and know-how to make it on Mars, then here’s awesome news: You can now sign up for an actual online course that’ll teach you the basics to survival if you ever find yourself stranded on the red planet. Best of all, the course is free. The course, offered by FutureLearn and created by Monash University, is a 4-week program that’ll explain the key scientific principles to producing your own water, oxygen, food, and energy on Mars,…

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