Coronavirus break could add one or two years to my career, says England pacer James Anderson

England pacer James Anderson feels the break due to the Covid-19 pandemic could help him extend his career by two more years. Anderson has not played since suffering a rib injury in January after the cricket season was halted in March due to the coronavirus outbreak. “The break could just add on a year or two at the end of my career,” 37-year-old Anderson was quoted as saying on the Tailenders podcast. “I’ve really enjoyed being back; and as odd as it is just bowling into a net with not…

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How To Change Careers Without Losing Your Mind Or Yourself

Change is terrifying and career change—well, let’s face it—it can make you feel like your head is going to explode. And now that we’re in the middle of a pandemic, the employment landscape is changing by the day. That being said, it is possible to make a pivot (even in today’s environment) without losing your mind or yourself. Here are some essential dos and don’ts if you are finally ready for that career makeover: Don’t make assumptions One easy mistake is to assume the timing is wrong to change careers.…

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Top 5 job skills to future proof your career post-Covid

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a curveball that has brought entire countries to their knees. With lockdowns and forced social distancing, we’ve seen industries come to a standstill as people are forced to stay indoors. As society at large tries to grapple with the extent of the impact, technology has in many ways, emerged as the saviour. Among other things, it has allowed people to work from home, people to shop from the comfort of their homes. It has enabled governments to monitor and take targeted action to curb the…

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Virat Kohli reveals career-shaping advice from father, ICC shares quote

NEW DELHI: India skipper Virat Kohli revealed how a priceless advice from his father helped in shaping up his career during an online video chat session hosted by India football captain Sunil Chhetri on popular social media platform Instagram on Sunday. The social media handle of International Cricket Council (ICC) also took note of Kohli’s interaction with Chhetri and they shared his father’s advice for the world to see. “My father was very clear that you have to study along with playing. Only when you can say ‘I am 200…

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Career Guidance Portal Now Live For J&K Students

The portal was e-launched by Principal Secretary School Education, Dr. Asgar Samoon SRINAGAR- Department of School Education launched Career Guidance Portal for the students of Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday. The portal was e-launched by Principal Secretary School Education, Dr. Asgar Samoon, during a Joint Review meeting here at Directorate of School Education Kashmir. It is a structured and well programmed portal developed to help students in choosing a right career after completing their secondary or higher secondary education. Dr. Samoon, after  the e-launch, revealed that  the initiative is first…

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Shoaib Akhtar’s career would have ended early if Jagmohan Dalmiya had not helped: former PCB chief

A former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has revealed that had it not been for the help extended by the late ICC chief Jagmohan Dalmiya, fast bowler Shoiab Akhtar’s career would have ended in 2000-01. In 1999, the International Cricket Council had told the PCB that speed merchant Akhtar’s bowling action was under scrutiny. Former BCCI chief Damiya, one of India’s biggest cricket administrators, served as the ICC’s president from 1997 to 2000. “Jagmohan, who had been president of the ICC and was an influential voice, supported us…

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Developer Who’s Visually Impaired Finds Career Rebirth Using Oracle APEX

Vladimir Goncharov wasn’t born blind, but he’s been losing his eyesight progressively since early childhood. As an adult, his developer career has involved learning new workarounds to stay ahead of his failing sight due to retinitis pigmentosa—like using bold type, then white-on-black type, then big monitors, and finally screen readers. Developer Vladimir Goncharov says that working in Oracle APEX brought such renewed energy to his career that he calls it his “second birth.” ORACLE Trained as a developer, he became an Oracle database administrator because it involved more thinking and…

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Logan DiScanio Putting Wrap on Junior Career with Prolific Scoring

Logan DiScanio has enjoyed uncommon stability in his combined high school and junior hockey careers. Playing for just two teams in the past seven seasons has paid off for the 20-year-old from Troy, New York. DiScanio led the Eastern Hockey League in scoring in the recently completed regular season, his third with the Vermont Lumberjacks. “My first year in Vermont, I didn’t think I was going to be there after that year,” DiScanio said. “But, I really fell in love with the organization and the coach and, with all the guys, it…

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How a risky move put my career back on course

It was nearly 20 years ago, but I remember the day clearly. I sat down and wrote a letter resigning from my faculty position in Turkey. “I have been subjected to injustices,” I wrote in Turkish. “I want to resign from my duty as of 17 September 2001.” I had spent the preceding 5 years fighting for the pay raise that I was owed when I was promoted to associate professor. University administrators argued that I hadn’t completed my military service, and the dispute eventually went to court. I was…

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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO DATA SCIENCE CAREER PATH – BY GREAT LEARNING & AIM

India is rising and shining bright when it comes to adopting new and emerging technologies. Enterprises from almost all major industry verticals are hiring data science experts to help them garner actionable insights from big data. The analytics sector has witnessed a sharp increase in demand for highly-skilled professionals who understand both the business world as well as the tech world. Organisations today are on a constant lookout for such professionals who can fill this ever-growing dearth in talent. The stark reality, however, is that there is a lot of confusion regarding…

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