Placement News

GE to open R&D centres in India

BANGALORE: GE India will invest Rs 300 crore to set up multi-disciplinary R&D and technology centres here, as the conglomerate considers investment in India strategic to its global plans.

"India holds immense strategic importance in GE's overall growth plans. The new investment will further strengthen our efforts to partner the state of Karnataka and provide best in class products and localised solutions for the people of India," GE India President & CEO John Flannery said.

HP plans to cut 25,000 jobs

Hewlett-Packard is considering cutting as many as 25,000 jobs, or 8 per cent of its workforce, to reduce costs and help the company contend with ebbing demand for computers and services, people briefed on the plans said.
The number to be cut includes 10,000 to 15,000 from Hewlett-Packard's enterprise services group, which sells a range of information-technology services and has been beset by declining profitability, said these people, who asked not to be identified because the plans aren't final and may change.

E-commerce cos hiring talent from IITs, IIMs

NEW DELHI: The booming e-commerce space in India is likely to be the game changer for job market as online retailers have bullish hiring plans this financial year, say industry players. 

"With the growing e-commerce industry in the country and major international players entering the market, the number of job offers would certainly look up," e-commerce firm CEO and founder Sundeep Malhotra said. 

Birla Institute of Technology 1st batch student lands Rs 43 lakh job

HYDERABAD: A student of Birla Institute of Technology (BITS), Hyderabad, bagged a whopping Rs 42.9 lakh per annum job offer as the institution's first ever placement season came to a close on Friday. The package was offered by Epic System, a US-based company, to computer science student Kanwar Bajneek.

New way of thinking about Leadership

What is the one characteristic that is true of all leaders? Is it being tall? Being charismatic? Having a commanding presence? Being action orientated? Or just being honest and ethical.

* It is none of these.
* Rather, all leaders have a drive to differentiate themselves from their peers - whether the individual is a person, a team, a business, a sports club or a nation.
* When individuals differentiate themselves they stand out from their peers (or group).
* Some are seen as deviants and rejected; others are seen as leaders and followed.

User Identification, An important part of Information Security

Dear Readers, in this edition I am trying to give some information about ‘User Identification’ which are very important to know and I am sure that it will help you all, to understand its importance in Information Security domain. Information technologies and its resources are an integral part of any business/ organization, and to secure them is a strategic priority. According to the current IT security breaches scenario, information security breaches are considered to be the most threatening issues both for private and public sector organizations.