THE BEST AND WORST JOBS OF 2009

At least twice a month throughout the recession, headhunters have dangled job opportunities in front of Ryan McAllister, an actuary for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. in Novato, Calif. “If I were ever unhappy with my employer, I could pick up the phone and find something else very quickly,” says the 28-year-old Mr. McAllister. He joined the high-net-worth property and

STRIKE A FINE BALANCE

 

Make these resolutions to take your career in the right direction.

Be a student

Treat every workday like a school day. Be sure that you learn something and use it to make yourself more productive. It doesn’t have to relate to your skills. It may b

GOLDEN – All is not golden at Colorado’s oldest school. Administrators are investigating reports that hackers got into Golden High School’s computer system and changed grades.

Students say it’s causing lots of confusion and frustration at the end of the first semester.

As we move further into the Information Age, our success lies in our ability to apply the knowledge that we have obtained. Some of the changes that are occurring in Information Technology are astounding, and will change the face of the business world forever.

Those who are able to take advantage of these changes will pione

A bulletin from Risk Management Solutions notes that the fourth quarter of 2009 was the “most active… ever for catastrophe bond issuance, reaching almost $1.1 billion in total volume, eclipsing the previous best fourth quarter by over 75 percent.” RMS also said it had “conducted the expert risk analysis for as much as 70 percent of these bonds.”

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Job Description:

As an Analyst, you will be heavily involved in :

  • Modeling
  • Extrapolation
  • Analysis of  data sets

that are macroeconomic, socioeconomic and otherwise indicative in nature.  You will be requiredto support a team focused on data sourcing and collection by developing effective quality-check and progress-mo

MASTER OF THE GAME

 
Follow these tips to navigate your way through the world of social networking.

Just when you have mastered the art of handing out your business card, along comes another way to make connections — social networking online. Online communities help you make connectio

BE EQUIPPED

 
Make sure that you make multiple résumés for different positions, says PHYLLIS KORKKIThe beginning of this new year — after a very difficult 2009 for job seekers — offers a good opportunity to review and fine-tune every element of an employment

Way back when, Microsoft opted for convenience over security and Windows users have been sitting ducks ever since. I’m speaking of autorun/autoplay, a feature in Windows that lets programs run automatically when a CD or USB flash drive is inserted into a PC. For years now bad guys have been exploiting this to automatically infect PCs with malicious software.

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In the given scenario, India continues to struggle to keep up with the growing demands of talent supply required. This very problem gets intensified with non-availability of academic institutions imparting KPO skills or courses to bridge the gap. The competition for Indian KPO companies become stiffer with emergence of other destinations like China, Poland, Hungary,