What motivates youth?

Although this is just a blinding glimpse of the obvious, the youth of today is amazingly certain about their uncertainty. We like to learn but we do not always want to be taught, and we are self-interested.  John Zogby writes…

The Global Workforce in 2020

The sculptor produces an admirable statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed-He defines it as the process of elimination. Perhaps, in our context, the sculptor may be an emerging leader, an entrepreneur or…

How can organisations contribute to the skill development process of y...

More often than not young people feel under prepared after graduating and then moving through their first job and hands on experience into doing something practical. It is because of the gap in the knowledge and experience that can prepare…

And India is not alone

India Skills Report 2016 mentions that “India has gradually evolved as a knowledge-based economy due to the abundance of capable, flexible and qualified human capital. However, there is a need to further develop and empower the human capital to ensure…

Brain Drain: Exporting Indian IT Talents and its Challenges

Microsoft, Sun Microsystems – these are probably two of the most reputed IT firms in the global market. What is fascinating about these two companies is that the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, is an Indian, and the founder of…

How are traditional professions being perceived by the youth?

I sit everyday in the middle of a classroom full of highly ambitious and enthusiastic students, who one day want to become successful lawyers, but are not very sure what made them choose this field. Out of the many conversations…