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Posted August 29, 2014 by

Computer Hardware Career Allows Interesting Avenues of Growth

Technician repairing computer hardware in the lab

Technician repairing computer hardware in the lab. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Computer hardware as a career had its beginnings in the 1980’s and since then has grown by enormous proportions. Computer hardware as an industry is comparable to any other manufacturing industry with multiple functional areas and several operational divisions under a single functional area. A typical computer hardware company has manufacturing and marketing facilities and has employee strength depending upon its scale of business. (more…)

Posted November 13, 2013 by

A Glimpse of Oil & Natural Gas Companies in Middle East

Rashmi Karan

Rashmi Karan

Those looking for jobs in the petrochemical industry of Gulf have every reason to cheer! The opportunities and job avenues are getting diverse and the jobseekers have numerous options to choose from. Positions are available for the deserving candidates in various departments such as research and development, sales, marketing, maintenance, engineering, transportation, to name a few.

In the petrochemical industry, oil and gas segment has a very important role to play. Both the industries are interdependent and cannot function in the case the other one is dysfunctional.

Here is a quick overview of the top petrochemical, oil and natural gas companies in Gulf, who have been the top employers for both expat and the native professionals. (more…)

Posted September 18, 2013 by

STEM Jobs Promise to Be Hottest Career Fields for Today’s College Freshmen

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

As the nation’s roughly 2 million college freshmen take the first steps on their career paths, the employment experts at global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., offered some advice on which areas could offer the most fertile employment landscape over the next decade.

“Many freshmen have no idea what career path they want to pursue, relying on a mix of courses in the first year to help point them in the right direction.  There is absolutely nothing wrong with that, but it is a good idea to at least be armed with information about where job growth is expected to remain strong in order to make the best decisions about one’s course selections going forward,” said John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. (more…)

Posted January 16, 2013 by

Optimism By Employers: India Most and Italy Least

Matt Ferguson, CEO of Careerbuilder

Matt Ferguson, CEO of Careerbuilder

A new job forecast for the 10 largest world economies tells a tale of both confidence and caution. Brazil and India are voicing the greatest confidence with more than two-thirds of employers in these markets planning to add full-time, permanent headcount in 2013. Italy is the least optimistic, housing more employers who expect to decrease staff than those who expect to hire.

“The job outlook presents varying degrees of growth and deceleration as governments and businesses strive to rebuild and expand and deal with large deficits,” said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder. “Hiring activity in the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) is projected to be significantly higher than other markets while recruitment in Europe remains sluggish as leaders struggle to resolve a debt crisis that has global implications. The overall hiring picture is improving, but companies will remain watchful as they navigate headwinds and maneuver through somewhat precarious economic terrain.” (more…)