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Rising threat for middle management

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In current contraction of global economy, middle management are finding themselve as lost. Threat is about lost decade. A decade of work or productive life. Retirement age is coming down in many organizations. Only few management expert get opportunity to work till 60. Age may come down for retirment in coming years to 55 to 50. What will they do for remaining years?

Job Pulse - May

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49% of moms feel kids unprepared for a job
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HSBC set to announce more job cuts to make it leaner and meaner
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Sharp shares up after report of 5000 job cuts

Skills don't match jobs in India's new work profile

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Two-and-half years ago, on a dour December morning, Jasbinder Kaur (name changed), a 25-year old MA in Economics, was queuing-up alongside 1, 200 aspirants for the job of a peon in district courts in Punjab. Kaur hung around for a couple of hours, seeking cold comfort by talking to a few other hopefuls that included law graduates, MBA and M.Phil degree holders vying for eight jobs on offer.

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The Strongest Careers Are Non-Linear

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For years we have been talking about the education bubble and the problem that colleges charge tons of money and then graduates are unemployable and in debt. Colleges are responding by becoming job preparation centers. And Frank Bruni, opinion editor for the New York Times, says this is a waste of time and resources. Here’s what’s better:

Taxation could be a career option

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Taxation experts are in scarcity. Understanding details of service tax, excise, income tax, or VAT are not easy. These laws are dynamic and create direct money. Optimization of taxes may be beneficial to any company in big way. Smart use of loopholes in tax laws may boost your career ladder. Progression happens easily and we find very few experts in this field.

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India

FIVE MILLION jobs lost to sagging economy

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Forget jobless growth, India's job base is actually shrinking dramatically.

Even as growth sags alarmingly and the third quarter for Financial Year 2012-13 saw GDP coming in at 4.5 per cent, news has emerged that India lost 5 million jobs in the five-year period ending 2010, according to the Planning Commission.

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Managing Younger Boss

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Age of the boss is decreasing now comparatively to subordinates. It is difficult to report to less competent and less experince boss. Main disadvantage is you dont get anything to learn. First teach him and then follow his directions. Corporates have pressure to show young and vibrant leadership at the top who should look smarter and have great communication skill.

Multiple degrees and their use

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I have taken many degrees in search on career enhancement. Is it really required?

Advantages
1. Add skills
2. Give wide prospectives
3. Helps in job search

Disadvantage
1. Waste of time , if not used properly
2. Add additional fat/ ego
3. Sometimes add rigidity