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Two billion youth at risk of being left behind in future due to emerging tech: Report

Around 1.8 billion global youth are between the ages of 15 and 29, and the fourth industrial revolution will significantly shape their roles as the future workers, consumers, and competitors.

India's Gen Z voters have a simple message for politicians

The main opposition Congress party is moving to cash in on the disenchantment over unemployment and rising social tensions.

Five ways to take it easy to enjoy work

Work pressure and tight schedules can take a toll on all of us. However, with a little bit of effort, it is possible to consciously adopt a happy routine at the workplace, say experts. There can be a few hiccups initially, but eventually one can master this art. Prachi Verma Dadhwal lists out tips for making your office hours happier.

Debt pile among corporates has "stunted" job growth: Kumar Mangalam Birla

He hoped once the troubles with banking non-performing assets (NPAs) are resolved, which will lead to more credit growth and investments for banks, there will be a pick up in job creation in the economy.

Cloud-enabled workforce models to disrupt and shape future Asia Pacific workplaces: Colliers Research

Despite the benefits of IoW models, IoT by definition comes with a compromise on data security and companies’ increasing reliance on connected technologies creates heightened security risks, making data protection a significant challenge.

Artificial Intelligence threatens to devastate jobs in developing world

Artificial intelligence is dramatically accelerating the automation of factories and taking over routine tasks such as customer service or telemarketing.


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Machines to handle over half workplace tasks by 2025

More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, organisers of the Davos economic forum said in a report released Monday that highlights the speed with which the labor market will change in coming years. The World Economic Forum estimates that machines will be responsible for 52 percent of the division of labor as share of hours within seven years, up from just 29 percent today. By 2022, the report says, roughly 75 million jobs worldwide will be lost, but that could be more than offset by the creation of 133 million new jobs.

HR roles need high EQ to boost diversity at work

The incident of bias and discrimination that forced Tech Mahindra to sack its head (training) brings to the fore serious challenges companies are facing in executing diversity and inclusion (D&I) policies.

How Siri killed the secretary

From handling correspondence to ordering the wife a birthday cake, the secretary was a vital part of the office. But young, tech-savvy entrepreneurs who can answer their own WhatsApps and get their own coffee are doing away with this role.

Most employees waste time on administrative work: Survey

The survey was conducted between July 31 and August 9 on 2,800 employees, both full and part, in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Mexico and Britain.

Need to figure out jobs of future in times of AI: Former Infosys CEO

He said AI, machine learning, neuroscience and brain science are some of the subjects the people need to recognise and catch up with.

Electric vehicle makers face shortage of engineers

Current demand is pegged at more than 5,000 engineers – mostly in the electric, electronic and mechanical disciplines – which is likely to touch 15,000 over the next two years or so, according to staffing company TeamLease.

Rites is hiring engineers for Mauritius light rail project, salary up to Rs 1.40 lakh per month

Rites is looking for civil engineers for its Mauritius Light Rail Transit Consultancy Project.

Over 150 engineers join Punjab Police as constables

Commandant Rajpal Singh Sandhu said that engineering graduates were recruited as constables in the IT and intelligence wing of the Punjab Police.

Rs 1 lakh crore plan for 14 mega national job zones in the works

14 national employment zones could soon up to provide jobs to one crore youth over next three years.

State Bank of India is hiring: 49 posts notified; last date to apply is September 24

The State Bank of India has invited applications from eligible and interested candidates for appointment to specialist cadre officers' posts.

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