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JobTechInstitute Masai Raises Series B; Plans to Launch Upskilling Courses 

Catering to the rising tech upskilling needs, JobTechInstitute has raised $10 million more dollars. Speaking of their mission, Prateek Shukla added in an interview with Financial Express saying “Our mission remains to build the country’s largest employable tech workforce. The last 3 years have been proof of our competency in bridging the tech skill gap for over 800 tech companies who have hired mo...

An Upskilling Programme for Pharmacists  

As the Tech, Data, Marketing and other industries progress to the future by adapting to newer methodologies, tech-innovations and applications, there’s one more industry ready to upskill. The pharmaceutical industry has now rolled up its sleeves launching an upskilling program for professionals in the field and the ones aspiring to. The programme has already had 10,000 professionals benefit from t...

We do not see ourselves as a startup: Upgrad’s Screwvala

Upgrad, the upskilling edtech unicorn, is keen to shed the image of a ‘startup’, preferring to be seen as an established business in the education segment, co-founder Ronnie Screwvala said in an interview. Read more… Source: Livemint

5 Awesome AR Apps We Are in Love With!

Owing to the rising popularity of Augmented Reality, a time when virtual reality and the real world could interact is not merely a piece of imagination. You already see augmented reality games everywhere, but it’s also making strides in the healthcare, retail, education, business, and governmental sectors. So yes, augmented reality applications are found across diverse domains. AR apps can l...

How can I get an upskilling loan without my parent’s help? 

Shruti, 24, was excited to have landed herself a dream job in one of the top companies in IT. However, a few months into the job, she realized that her graduation degree did not teach her the vital skills required by the role ahead. So, she decided to upskill herself by taking a few courses online. This time, however, she did not wish to take help from her parents to fund her course. However, her ...

5 Easy Hacks Every Startup Should Follow to Grow 10X in a Year

Did you know that of the 100 million startups established, 90% fail to survive every year? The lack of the right growth strategy is the main reason for their failure. So, taking a startup to the next level is a challenge to which startup owners should be fully committed.   Startup growth stories are out there galore, and we all know about them. However, many myths about the startup world still exi...

India sees growing demand in the cyber security sector

The need for cybersecurity professionals in the country is on the rise. The boom ad demand is definitely due the government’s thrust and young India’s determination to go digital. However, the digital outlook has definitely brought with it the rise of digital fraud and the demand for professionals who can ensure a safe and secure experience. With the cases of cyber-attack, rising companies are sco...

Multiple Job Vacancies Spells Corporate Sector on a Hiring Spree

The hustle culture is on the rise and the gig economy is booming. Amidst these, the rising numbers of job creation has risen hope for the young Indians. After losses during the pandemic, the pace of job creation has risen to 8.5% in the country, a study by global investment bank Jefferies reveals. The country is seeing a boom in hiring in the IT sector, contributing 61% to the increment of jobs in...

Education Minister Announces the Setting up of Digital University Frameworks

The Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Education of India, Dharmendra Pradhan announced that the government is in the process of setting up a Digital University Frameworks to promote education and skill development. The minister, in his address to the ‘13th Global Skills Summit – Education to Employability: Making it happen’ said that, “NEP 2020 envisions skill and education ...

Samsung Partners with Skill India for upskilling young people in latest tech trends

The rise for skilled Indians is in demand. Companies globally are scouting for Indian talent who are updated with the newest technological skills. And in a bid to fill this gap, Indians are opening up to the idea of upskilling to harness the plethora of opportunities that have opened up. Samsung, in an aim to upskill the young unemployed youth in India between 18-25, has initiated a ‘Samsung Innov...

PM Modi Announces the New Mantra for the Youth: Skilling, Reskilling & Upskilling

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message for the youth of India was clear: innovate and keep upgrading your skills to the tune of evolving technology and time. The Prime Minister, in his virtual address to the students of the ITI (Industrial Training Institutes), shared his vision of opening 5000 new ‘Skill Hubs’, which will help in skill development in India. He mentioned the rise in job opportunit...

The Tyranny of Algorithms: What Content Creators Can Do?

It’s the age of the influencers. They are the superstars of the social media world. The number of followers, how relatable their content is, how frequently they post, and how much engagement they get matter to brands as they opt for them to drive their sales. Gone are the days when Amitabh Bachan, Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan only had the power to move the audience to buy a product. In the ...

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