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Rajiv Dabhadkar

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Vulnerable employment and the rise in gig economy

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Rajiv Dabhadkar Within the past 3 decades, globalization has increasingly interconnected the world, and has manifested with an increase in people interaction around the world involving sharing of ideas, cultures, goods, services and investment. Today, as we tr... More »

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India to supply workers to the world by 2022

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Rajiv Dabhadkar Our favorite, former President, Mr Pranab Mukherjee addressed the Kolkata Chapter Of Young Indians, the Youth Wing of the CII yesterday. He declared the vision for India and stated that “India being the oldest civilisation is going to be younge... More »

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Today, your personal brand is all that matters

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Rajiv Dabhadkar The idea that there was this employer that an employee was committed to is a fairly recent concept. The 9 to 5 pm job thing became popular with Henry Ford’s assembly line in the midwest. And it really worked for their assembly line. Since it wa... More »

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Half million American workers arriving on deputation

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Rajiv Dabhadkar With about 2.4 million H-1B visas, issued since 1990, and a million plus foreign workers on H-1B visas presently working – American immigration is undergoing a major rehaul. With only 140,000 Green Cards issued to Indians every year, across all... More »

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The H-1B problem – Carrot of the Green Card

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Rajiv Dabhadkar A research study by The New American Economy, a national business coalition founded by former New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg in April 2007, showed a growing gap between the number of science and engineering jobs available and the number of A... More »

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At the root of the STEM problem 

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Rajiv Dabhadkar In 2012, the United States had made it a national priority to increase the number of undergraduate degrees awarded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by at least 1 million over the next decade in order to meet the expec... More »