Issue Dated 22 September 2014

Cover Story

Time To Brush Up Your CV Happy days are here again. There’s a double-digit growth in job openings. But to get hired, you need to acquire new skills
Time To Brush Up Your CV

Happy days are here again. There’s a double-digit growth in job openings. But to get hired, you need to acquire new skills

Full story will be available on 05-Sep-2014

Do You Meet The New Fit? Recruiters talk about what they are looking for in an employee
Do You Meet The New Fit?

Recruiters talk about what they are looking for in an employee

Full story will be available on 05-Sep-2014

New Points Of Entry The BW-Naukri Survey shows that hiring channels are changing and there’s a mismatch between the expectations of employers and employees
New Points Of Entry

The BW-Naukri Survey shows that hiring channels are changing and there’s a mismatch between the expectations of employers and employees

Full story will be available on 05-Sep-2014

Search Vs Social As companies embrace social hiring, search firms find the need to reinvent themselves
Search Vs Social

As companies embrace social hiring, search firms find the need to reinvent themselves

Full story will be available on 06-Sep-2014

‘Hirers Need To Pick Future Leaders’ For Egon Zehnder’s global boss, the focus is on how to hire the right talent in an increasingly unpredictable world
‘Hirers Need To Pick Future Leaders’

For Egon Zehnder’s global boss, the focus is on how to hire the right talent in an increasingly unpredictable world

Full story will be available on 06-Sep-2014

Getting People Job-ready Of the millions graduating every year, only a small percentage is employable. Will setting occupation standards solve the problem?
Getting People Job-ready

Of the millions graduating every year, only a small percentage is employable. Will setting occupation standards solve the problem?

Full story will be available on 06-Sep-2014

Flexi Fit Despite challenges, a growing band of firms and workers are seeing merit in flexi staffing
Flexi Fit

Despite challenges, a growing band of firms and workers are seeing merit in flexi staffing

Full story will be available on 06-Sep-2014

The Great Salary Puzzle Faced with a talent crunch and an ever-widening disparity in pay with private peers, state-run banks need to revisit their age-old formulae
The Great Salary Puzzle

Faced with a talent crunch and an ever-widening disparity in pay with private peers, state-run banks need to revisit their age-old formulae

Full story will be available on 06-Sep-2014

The Social Media Scan

THE SOCIAL CIRCUIT:

Maximising Impact

Schduling posts on social media platforms; an app to create time-lapse videos
Maximising Impact

Schduling posts on social media platforms; an app to create time-lapse videos

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

The Numbers Game

THE NUMBERS GAME:

Unequal Trade

A look at where India stands vis-a-vis its principal trading partners
Unequal Trade

A look at where India stands vis-a-vis its principal trading partners

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

After Hours

LIBRARY: LEAD REVIEW:

The Dollar Trap

Prasad offers an in-depth analysis of key contemporary issues in international finance even as he tries to explain the mystery, which is the US dollar, says K.C. Chakrabarty
The Dollar Trap

Prasad offers an in-depth analysis of key contemporary issues in international finance even as he tries to explain the mystery, which is the US dollar, says K.C. Chakrabarty

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

LIBRARY: BOOK REVIEW:

How To Prevent Fraud

The book conveys that with all the tools, techniques, methods, and advancements in digital forensics, fraud perpetrators will find it tough to carry on with their ‘chores’ in the days to come, says Chetan Dalal
How To Prevent Fraud

The book conveys that with all the tools, techniques, methods, and advancements in digital forensics, fraud perpetrators will find it tough to carry on with their ‘chores’ in the days to come, says Chetan Dalal

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

LIBRARY: BOOK REVIEW:

Career Cues

This book serves another purpose, one probably not intended by the author. It will provide any career aspirant an indication of whether he or she should pursue a corporate career in the first place, says Richard Rothman
Career Cues

This book serves another purpose, one probably not intended by the author. It will provide any career aspirant an indication of whether he or she should pursue a corporate career in the first place, says Richard Rothman

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

afterhours:

Desi Is The New Cool

It is suddenly fashionable to eat pan-Indian flavours with a host of restaurants serving Indian cuisine with a twist
Desi Is The New Cool

It is suddenly fashionable to eat pan-Indian flavours with a host of restaurants serving Indian cuisine with a twist

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

gadgets and gizmos:

A Lot For A Lot

LG's G3 maxes out screen resolution and other specs, in a beautiful design. But first, hand over Rs 47,990
A Lot For A Lot

LG's G3 maxes out screen resolution and other specs, in a beautiful design. But first, hand over Rs 47,990

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

apps:

Apps For All Seasons

Meet like-minded people through this social app; get your task done through setting reminders or being nagged
Apps For All Seasons

Meet like-minded people through this social app; get your task done through setting reminders or being nagged

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

BW Events

BW EVENTS/HR STRATEGY FORUM:

People Practices

At BW | Bussinessworld’s HR Strategy Forum, CEOs discussed how to create great workplaces
People Practices

At BW | Bussinessworld’s HR Strategy Forum, CEOs discussed how to create great workplaces

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

The Last Page

THE LAST PAGE:

Genie In The Bottle

Tracking the success of alcohol prohibition attempts by Indian states and other countries
Genie In The Bottle

Tracking the success of alcohol prohibition attempts by Indian states and other countries

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Global Scan

globescan:

Stiff Penalty

Goldman Sachs penalised $1.2 billion for selling faulty mortgage bonds; ECB inches towards QE; Gap to debut in India and more
Stiff Penalty

Goldman Sachs penalised $1.2 billion for selling faulty mortgage bonds; ECB inches towards QE; Gap to debut in India and more

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

People in the News

in the news:

Logging Out

Steve Ballmer, Vinod Rai, Jignesh Shah, John Akers and more
Logging Out

Steve Ballmer, Vinod Rai, Jignesh Shah, John Akers and more

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Case Studies

case study:

Analysis: A Fractured System

India remains far behind in maintaining road safety standards
Analysis: A Fractured System

India remains far behind in maintaining road safety standards

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

case study:

Analysis: The Fault In Our System

Shift from the model of ‘command and control the citizen’ to serve and be accountable
Analysis: The Fault In Our System

Shift from the model of ‘command and control the citizen’ to serve and be accountable

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

case study:

Case Study: Hauled Over The Courts

“If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place” — Lord Halifax
Case Study: Hauled Over The Courts

“If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place” — Lord Halifax

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Jottings

jottings:

Realty Finally Begins To Sink In

Realty stocks find their mojo; an 'outsider' as RBI deputy governor; and more
Realty Finally Begins To Sink In

Realty stocks find their mojo; an 'outsider' as RBI deputy governor; and more

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Jottings Plus

jottings plus:

Will Numbers Count Here?

Modi wants all 75 million un-banked households to be made part of the financial system by 26 January 2015
Will Numbers Count Here?

Modi wants all 75 million un-banked households to be made part of the financial system by 26 January 2015

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

jottings plus:

Hard Landing

SEBI has now asked PACL to return over Rs 49,000 crore to investors who have participated in their investment scheme since 2005
Hard Landing

SEBI has now asked PACL to return over Rs 49,000 crore to investors who have participated in their investment scheme since 2005

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

jottings plus:

Steeling Of The Banks’ Resolve

Many leading banks have come out in support of Bhushan Steel saying that since its management was intact, the lenders were only taking action to safeguard their interests
Steeling Of The Banks’ Resolve

Many leading banks have come out in support of Bhushan Steel saying that since its management was intact, the lenders were only taking action to safeguard their interests

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

jottings plus:

Delays May Mute RJio’s Roar

In a hard hitting 13-page note, Morgan Stanley states that it does not expect RJio to be disruptive to the Indian telecom space
Delays May Mute RJio’s Roar

In a hard hitting 13-page note, Morgan Stanley states that it does not expect RJio to be disruptive to the Indian telecom space

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Ad Verbatim

verbatim:

Quotable Quotes

What Jan Koum, Janet Yellen, Andrew Mason, B.D. Park and Arun Jaitley said
Quotable Quotes

What Jan Koum, Janet Yellen, Andrew Mason, B.D. Park and Arun Jaitley said

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Transit Lounge

transit lounge:

'Mid-size Hatch To Remain Key'

Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, talks to BW's Nevin John and Sachin Dave about the company's India strategy
'Mid-size Hatch To Remain Key'

Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, talks to BW's Nevin John and Sachin Dave about the company's India strategy

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Marketing & Advertising

marketing and advertising:

Frenemies: Learning To Coexist And Collaborate

For a business to do well, the two key functions — operations and marketing — have to work together
Frenemies: Learning To Coexist And Collaborate

For a business to do well, the two key functions — operations and marketing — have to work together

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

ad infinitum:

Seasonal Expectations

The ad industry is experiencing ‘always on’ advertising though there are festive spikes
Seasonal Expectations

The ad industry is experiencing ‘always on’ advertising though there are festive spikes

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

research radar:

Research Radar

Research Radar

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Editor's Note

editors letter:

Green Shoots In Job Market

For many organisations, 2014 is turning out to be one of the most aggressive years for hiring in recent times
Green Shoots In Job Market

For many organisations, 2014 is turning out to be one of the most aggressive years for hiring in recent times

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

Columns

bound together:

Match Speech With Action

Developing technical skills cannot be separated from the use of English
Match Speech With Action

Developing technical skills cannot be separated from the use of English

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

that's it:

Not Child’s Play

Violent video games are probably here to stay, but countering them with the right messages and values is important
Not Child’s Play

Violent video games are probably here to stay, but countering them with the right messages and values is important

Full story will be available on 02-Sep-2014

comment:

A Loo-less Land

To have all Indians getting access to clean, workable toilets is a great goal. Let us work together to make it happen
A Loo-less Land

To have all Indians getting access to clean, workable toilets is a great goal. Let us work together to make it happen

Full story will be available on 03-Sep-2014

In Depth

ECONOMY:

60-Plus: Time To Retire?

The Planning Commission is no longer in favour. Why is it being disbanded?
60-Plus: Time To Retire?

The Planning Commission is no longer in favour. Why is it being disbanded?

Full story will be available on 03-Sep-2014

COAL:

Dark And Damned

An SC order de-allocating coal blocks will entail pain for the economy. But a lot of good may come out of it in the long term
Dark And Damned

An SC order de-allocating coal blocks will entail pain for the economy. But a lot of good may come out of it in the long term

Full story will be available on 04-Sep-2014

In Conversation

IN CONVERSATION:

‘Implementation Will Be A Political Decision’

The Trai chairman defends recommendations that call for curbs on cross-holdings in media and the setting up of a regulator with teeth
‘Implementation Will Be A Political Decision’

The Trai chairman defends recommendations that call for curbs on cross-holdings in media and the setting up of a regulator with teeth

Full story will be available on 03-Sep-2014

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