International Career Institute on Trends Shaping Modern Careers

International Career Institute on Trends Shaping Modern Careers

The current career landscape is undergoing many exciting changes. With innovations constantly entering the market, students and employees alike have been able to enhance their skill sets with the newest techniques. These trends, including online learning and social media, help people connect with opportunities that may not be available in the local area. The International Career Institute (ICI) highlights the importance of connecting students with these exciting new methods of learning, fostering and promoting high educational standards, while also giving them the tools to succeed in today’s competitive work environment. Online…

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The best eco fashion instagram accounts to follow now

The best eco fashion instagram accounts to follow now

If you’re at all into fashion, you’re probably well aware of the sustainability and environmental issues currently surrounding the industry. In 2017 it was reported by the Global Fashion Agenda that if the industry doesn’t change, its impact on the climate is expected to increase by 49% by 2030. If you’re looking for ways to reduce your own clothes consumption and move away from fast fashion(fashion that is cheaply and quickly produced to follow trends), take inspiration from these fashion accounts on Instagram – they all promote eco friendly fashion and offer tips for getting…

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India’s poor don’t want money — they want health care

India’s poor don’t want money — they want health care

It’s an important question, because India makes widespread use of cash transfers and is contemplating a universal basic income — cash for everyone. One of the things that appeal to development experts and donors about direct cash transfers is that they’re not paternalistic. Instead of deciding how money is spent, you give people the money, trusting that they have a better idea of their needs than you do and that they’ll spend it wisely. This mostly holds up; studies have found that cash transfers are largely spent on food, housing, and education, and don’t…

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Tips to Plan An Event

Tips to Plan An Event

When putting together a large event, it is critical to make the proper arrangements ahead of time to ensure it goes off without a hitch. Planning for traffic and parking, knowing how much money you will need, and promoting the occurrence will make things run smooth. Organize Traffic Flow Provide your guests with ample room to enter and exit parking lots and plan for easy entry and exit. You can set up custom traffic signs for the specific needs of high traffic areas. Have staff members on-site to streamline the…

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Webinar: Future-Proofing Your Career

Webinar: Future-Proofing Your Career

About this webinar: This interactive web session will address how the global workplace, organizations and employees will change in the next 10-15 years. Author and futurist Alexandra Levit will explore what the future of work has to offer – from technology advances to the human advantage. By discussing the implications of these developments, individuals will be in an excellent position to be both productive and competitive in the workforce of tomorrow. By the end of this session, you should be able to: Discuss how 21st century demographics will impact who is available…

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Tata Sponge finishes acquisition of Usha Martin Ltd’s steel business

Tata Sponge finishes acquisition of Usha Martin Ltd’s steel business

Kolkata: Tata Steel’s subsidiary Tata Sponge Iron on Tuesday said it has completed the acquisition of steel business of debt-ridden Usha Martin Ltd (UML), though transfer of some assets including mines and certain land parcels is pending. “This is to inform you that the Company has completed the acquisition of steel business undertaking including captive power plants, today (Tuesday) i.e. on April 9, 2019, pursuant to a cash consideration (after adjustment for negative working capital and debt like items) payable to UML of ₹4,094 crore, which is subject to further hold backs of ₹640 crore, pending…

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How to stay sane while navigating your child’s teething

How to stay sane while navigating your child’s teething

Having a baby is one of the most exciting and special moments that it is possible to experience. The joy of bringing a new life into the world is unparalleled and the love that you feel for the new infant is something very special – and instant. And those feelings are very good things because raising a child isn’t always easy. From nappy changes in the middle of the night to feeding at inconvenient times, the innate desire to climb things and tears and teething, parenting can be fraught. Teething…

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Hungarian Roma designer fights stereotypes with fashion

Hungarian Roma designer fights stereotypes with fashion

Hungarian Roma fashion designer and founder of ‘Romani Design’ Erika Varga looks at her creations at her workshop on March 6, 2019 in Budapest. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek) Hungarian Roma fashion designer Erika Varga says her label is about stitching together cultural traditions and snipping through stereotypes as much as it’s about dressmaking. “Fashion is a branch of art that interests and connects people, non-Roma and Roma,” the founder of Romani Design said. Often blamed for petty crime, the Roma, Hungary’s largest ethnic minority, face widespread discrimination, poverty and exclusion from mainstream…

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Opinion | Azim Premji saw education as way to bring about lasting social change

Opinion | Azim Premji saw education as way to bring about lasting social change

It all began with a simple idea, with Azim Premji exploring the option of starting a liberal arts school in 1997. The seed has now grown into a big tree of around 2,000 people, and has field presence in 50 districts across six Indian states and a university dedicated to education and development domains. When we discussed the idea, I realized, deep down, that Premji had a big discomfort with the state of affairs in our society. Somewhere he felt that “a different education” was the solution. The restlessness in…

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WhatsApp Business App now available on iPhone

WhatsApp Business App now available on iPhone

NEW DELHI: Facebook-owned WhatsApp Business, a free-to-download communication app specifically designed for small businesses, is now officially available for iPhone users in several countries including India. The WhatsApp Business app was launched for Android in January 2018. “Today we’re introducing the WhatsApp Business app for iOS. Like the Android version — which over the last year has been adopted by millions of businesses around the world — the WhatsApp Business app for iOS will be free to download from the Apple App Store,” WhatsApp said in a blog post on Thursday. Besides…

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