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What Is National Skill Development Mission? – Strategy & Mission
Education, Jobs & Career

What Is National Skill Development Mission? – Strategy & Mission

According to the data presented by the National Sample Survey Office in June, India‘s unemployment rate for the financial year 2018 stood at 6.1%. The survey concludes that among the total number of unemployed individuals in this country, the majority consists of the youth. To control this high rate of unemployment among the country’s youth, the government has taken up several initiatives in the past. One such initiative is the National Skill Development Mission, which was launched in 2015 to provide vocational training courses meant for individuals aiming to help them gain better employment. This program was further revised and re-introduced as Skill India Mission with an aim to boost its pace. An Overview Of The Skill India Programme 40 Crore – Number of target individuals to be...
Hong Kong’s Top 5 Freelance Jobs
Jobs & Career

Hong Kong’s Top 5 Freelance Jobs

According to a LinkedIn report, the global workforce by 2020 will be filled in by almost 50% freelancers. It has been found that over a period of time, contractual works or freelancing works have increased a lot. Among the Asian countries, there are few countries that are actually doing very well in the freelance jobs market. Here, a special mention goes to Hong Kong, which has shown a growth of almost 50% in the last 2 years in freelancing jobs. The rise in freelancing jobs in Hong Kong: Reasons Hong Kong’s “gig” economy is growing due to the rise of the sharing economy and a change in hiring policies for big companies like banks and financial institutions.  A decade back, Hong Kong concentrated more on the permanent job market. But after the recession of the economy in 2008, there we...