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“Conquest, BITS Pilani’s International Startup Challenge, is Back”

About Conquest : Conquest, BITS Pilani’s International Startup Challenge, is back again with its twelfth edition.Conquest is an exemplary platform for emerging startups to step to the fore and skyrocket guided by some of the most proficient
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Want a top tech job These 8 expert tips will help you rise above the rest

From: Mashable By Erin Greenawald for The MuseRecommended by: MashableIf you’re planning to look for a new job this year, you’re not alone.Which might leave you wondering: How, exactly, does one get noticed in a crowded, motivated pool of
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BuzzFeed and other media startups discover the Internet is hard to win

 Winning the Internet is not as easy as it looks.Re/code held its annual Code Media conference in southern California this week, bringing together media industry executives and journalists for a couple of days of live interviews, discussion and
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Traits That CEOs and Executives Look for When They Hire

You may or may not be in the market for a new job. Yet, what executives look for when they staff their organizations suggests as much about the priorities and personalities as the new hire’s own. So if you intend to set up a strategic partnership
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When It Comes to Motivating a Workforce, Consider the “Potential of Recognition”

There is quite the interesting debate shaping up among researchers looking into the motivational potential of recognition. The specific question under investigation focuses on the impact that recognition has not on recipients, but on the motivations
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Candidate Research — The Critical Information That You Must Know About Your Recruiting Targets

It’s a sad fact that most of what we know about those who we are trying to hire (recruiting prospects and candidates) is anecdotal and historical. At the same time, both the job search process and candidate expectations are changing at an
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Kenneth Rogoff: Extreme weather and global growth

  Until recently, the usual thinking among macroeconomists has been that short-term weather fluctuations don't matter much for economic activity. Construction hiring may be stronger than usual in a March when the weather is unseasonably
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For Quality Hires, On-site Staffing Firms are Best

It is rare to find a large medical device manufacturing facility today that doesn’t take advantage of temporary labor. As the number of orders for products goes up and down, the demand for workers changes on a daily basis. Temporary workers play a
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The client and the customer

This is a choice, a huge one in the life of the freelancer, the entrepreneur or anyone who seeks to engage with the marketplace. The customer buys (or doesn't buy) what you make. The client asks you to make something....    
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Training and the infinite return on investment

Training pays. Sometimes, it's easy to underestimate just how much it pays. Consider an employee who is going to work 2000 hours for you this year. It's not unusual for an organization to spend only 10 or 20 hours training...   

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