Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: career

Future careers will be 60 years long. Education & work norms need change: Stanford report

A report from Stanford University calls for “momentous changes” to current norms, which evolved when people lived only half as long as they do now.

Signs that help in deciphering if you should move on, take up a new job

Finding meaning in your work is essential for career satisfaction. If you’re facing the same problems over and over again, ask yourself, is it really worth it? Are you in right place?

The coronavirus isn’t the end of your career

Figure out what your industry needs, show your boss you can deliver, and use that to protect your job or even negotiate the next move.

More girls than boys in India want to become psychologists or journalists: Cambridge survey

The global survey shows that in overall career choices most students — 23.5 per cent — opted for engineering.

Quit your job, enjoy a break. Don’t wait to retire because it might be too late

There’s logic behind a mid-career break. With longer lives come longer careers & longer retirements—the first so you can afford the second.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.