Tata SCIP (Second Careers Inspiring Possibilities)

TATA SCIP

In a traditional Indian society, women find it increasingly difficult to get back on their professional frontiers once they have settled into matrimony. Tata, being the progressive company that it has been for decades now, intends to change that and offer women a second chance at their careers. To make that happen, Tata introduced the SCIP – Second Careers Inspiring Possibilities. It is an initiative that creates opportunities for women returning to the workforce after a career break of any kind. This innovative scheme was launched in 2013 initially only…

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Unemployment in India gets worse; next in line to layoff employees happens to be Accenture

Unemployment rate in India

Several employees have suddenly fallen out of jobs due to the pandemic, and the situation seems to only be getting worse. Next in line to have laid employees off in Bengaluru happens to be Accenture. Many Accenture employees all over India will soon be shown the way to the exit gate, post the appraisal cycle, which is currently underway. Accenture has about two lakh of its global workforce (of around five lakh) in India itself. According to the Australian Financial Review’s (AFR) report on Tuesday, Accenture CEO Julie Sweet said,…

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Sonu Sood sets the altruistic bar too high as he announces 3 lakh jobs on Pravasi Rojgaar portal on his Birthday

Sonu Sood

While there are many personalities who’ve tried to stay in the limelight online through dance videos and social media posts, Sonu Sood has made the headlines for all the right reasons. First, for arranging transport to migrant labourers, and now, finding them a mean to earn their livelihood, it seems like you just cannot keep Sonu Sood out of the action, even in real life.  On his 47th birthday, the Dabangg star announced three lakh jobs for migrant labourers on the job portal “Pravasi Rojgar”. He had announced this portal…

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Covid-19 impacts internships as institutions decide on canceling them or going virtual, due to the pandemic outbreak

COVID 19

The Job scenario has never been good enough, to begin with. Organizations are always on the lookout for more experienced candidates and the likeliness of hiring someone who’s just graduated and holds no work experience is practically meager. The only hope, in such a case, for beginners was to bag themselves an internship.  The beauty of an internship is that it counts as an experience, and puts you on the radar for beginners to get off on the right note. With the Covid-19 outbreak, internships stand drastically affected. Youngsters who…

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