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Neeti Sharma

Top science careers to pursue after class 12

Find your aptitude. Think beyond engineering and medicine

The class 12 results have just been announced in most states of the country. This is the time when most students are wondering what to do. Should you go ahead with graduation in science, commerce, arts or should you try something different? Something new?

Manish Sabharwal

3E policy: From more cooks in the kitchen to a different recipe

The contours of an appointment with India’s destiny built on three Es—education, employment and employability—is emerging

Neeti Sharma

I have a degree, why should I bother about soft skills

If you want a successful career, you must brush up your soft skills

The dictionary definition of 'soft skills' is "desirable qualities for certain form of employment that do not depend on acquired knowledge."

They include common sense, ability to deal with people and a positive flexible attitude.

Technical education is right train on the wrong track

An authored article of Vikrant Pande (Provost, TeamLease Skills University) in DNA talks about how the teaching methodology in technical education is based on a faulty assumption.

Urbanisation, less regulations key to job creation in India: panel

An article in Mint talks about how job creation in India can be boosted; along with inputs from Manish Sabharwal.

Two key areas— more regular wage employment and female employment—need urgent attention, say experts.

Wage a war against informality

Column: India faces a ‘formal job emergency’. 100% of net jobs since 1991 have been informal

Raising wages by rigging minimum wages is like treating obesity by mandating small sizes

Budget 2017: Staying the course on job creation

An authored article of Manish Sabharwal in Mint talks about how the 2017 Union Budget recognizes that India’s problem is not jobs but formal enterprises.

A government focused on jobs should focus on formalization, infrastructure and human capital. This budget did a good job on two out of three

Stop Kissing All Those Frogs

An article in Economic Times is a joint byline from Manish Sabharwal, Chairman, TeamLease and Asheesh Sharma, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development; talks about finding the right kind of skilled labour.

Three ten-year plans

As India shifts from reducing poverty to boosting a middle class, goals must be set for land, labour, capital