Daily Archives: November 25, 2009

BRIGHT TECHIES FAIL TO CRACK LANGUAGE CODE

When Rajat Pal got his engineering degree from a top private college in Kolkata, he thought he had it made. It was a shock when he started started getting sidelined at job interviews. With great difficulty, he got a job with a construction major to sweat it out on the sites. But he prefers the grime of the field to a desk job when he would have to interact on a daily basis with his superiors in En

HOW EASY IS IT TO BREAK INTO MY COMPUTER?

Unfortunately, intruders are always discovering new vulnerabilities (informally called “holes”) to exploit in computer software. The complexity of software makes it increasingly difficult to thoroughly test the security of computer systems.

When holes are discovered, computer vendors will usually develop patches to address the problem(s). However, it is up to you, the user, to ob

CAN KPO OFFER YOU A CAREER?

India is all set to become the most preferred destination for Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) as it grows to touch the $17 billion mark by 2010, says the Confederation of Indian Industry.

In its recent study-‘India in the new knowledge economy’-the CII had said that the services sector would grow at a more than eight percent and its contribution to GDP would be above 51 percent. The study aff

AN ACTUARY’S POTENTIAL EMPLOYMENT

If you can survive the grilling tests, there is a payoff – the median annual salary for an actuary is handsome. Actuaries are globally in demand and can command hefty pay packets, salaries and perks. No wonder then that this profession has been rated among the best jobs in the US.

 Actuaries are one of the highest paid professionals in the world, a freshly qualified actuary is likely to receive