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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

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

Listed below are ten things you can do to become a better manager. Pick one. Do it today. Pick another one for tomorrow. In two weeks you will be a better manager.

 1. Select the best people

As a manager, you are only as good as the people on your team. Give yourself a better chance to succeed by picking the best people from the start.

 2. Be a motivator

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Public speaking is an essential talent for building your business and advancing your career. And it need not be a nightmare.

If you’ve got something to say, ideas to share, people to influence, or a customer base to attract, public speaking is an opportunity ripe for the taking. You might have the best products or services and a terrific track record, but if you don’t or can’t communicate about i

The Internet was built on trust. Back in the mid 1960s, computers were very expensive and slow by today’s standards, but still quite useful. To share the expensive and scarce computers installed around the country, the U.S. government funded a research project to connect these computers together so that other research

Another study on Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) sector shows a huge supply gap that threatens to cripple its growth. Rocsearch, a UK-based research services company, has gathered evidence suggesting that the KPO market may just about reach a size of $5 billion by 2010, manned by 100,000 people instead of projections of a $12 billion market supported by 250,000 employees.

This accentuates Nas