Pointers to Employees – to keep yourself and your boss happy

These are just my immediate thoughts from delving into my experiences to-date,  regarding things that employees could think about, to ensure optimum performance at their jobs, both in the short-term as well as long-term, which in turn ensures happiness and satisfaction at work, both for the employee,…

Why smaller IT companies are leaving Nasscom

Nasscom veterans know it only too well that the IT industry lobby group has to re-fashion itself to suit a $100-billion industry, up from $10 million in 1988 when it was set up. That’s one reason for Nasscom’s recent move to have a panel headed…

US fiscal cliff: How it will hurt IT companies

Warning to investors: major UStechnology companies could miss estimates for fourth-quarter earnings as “fiscal cliff” worries likely led some corporate clients to tighten their belts last month and refrain from spending all of their 2012 IT budgets. Tech companies usually enjoy a spike in orders in December…

Mid-tier IT companies may give small increment in 2013

Faced with continuing uncertainty in their largest markets, US and Europe, mid-sized technology outsourcing companies will give out tepid pay hikes and cut down on their campus hiring in 2013. Coming out of a slow year when the IT industrysaw slowing revenue growth thanks to clients being more…

Why 2013 could be a bad year for IT graduates

The slowdown in India’s IT sector will continue to impact campus hiring of fresh engineering graduates in 2013, according to a report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The $100 billion IT industry is expected to meet the lower end of 11-14 per cent growth…

IT company Mindlogicx to hire 1,000 in 2013

Mindlogicx, a tech product development company in the higher educationspace, announced it will be hiring 1,000 people over the next 6-12 months as part of its expansion plans that will see the company establish a national presence. The company, which has 10 Indian Universities as…

IT hiring: APAC region to have 9,60,000 jobs by 2015

Research firm Gartner predicts that by 2014, IT hiring in major western markets will come predominantly from Asian-headquartered companies enjoying double-digit growth. “An increasing number of successful Asian companies – particularly from China and India – are enjoying double-digit growth rates and will substantially grow their geographic…

Top 10 IT skills for 2013

Wonder what are the IT skills that will help IT professionals sail through the current tough job market? Skills that will help IT pros stay relevant as the business needs of their organization change. Computerworld recently released a list of 10 IT skills that companies…

How cloud computing can hurt jobs

Cloud computing, regarded as a boon for enterprises, could rain on the party of distributors and resellers who are now an integral part of the technology sales ecosystem. In developed economies, the community of resellers is already shrinking as software and hardware companies engage directly…