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E-learning Can Help You in Getting a Job

To help increase your chances of getting a job/internship focus on getting the skills because a degree won’t assure a job, but relevant skills will make the difference!

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“I was always intrigued by how a website functions and wanted to learn how to develop one but had no prior knowledge or experience in web development. I did some research and enrolled in a Web Development online training. It was a 6-week long online training which was divided into 4 modules – HTML & CSS, Bootstrap, MySQL, and PHP. The training started with frontend technologies wherein I learned to develop a webpage using HTML tags and to design and style it using CSS. The first and second modules introduced me to the working of various tags, the styling of pages, and the concept of responsiveness. The next two modules taught me the nuts and bolts of the backend. I learned different storage techniques, types of databases, MySQL queries, DML commands, and various types of keys and their uses. Lastly, I learned server-side scripting language and MySQLi. Most of the queries I had during this training were solved via Q/A forum but if I ever had a doubt, the teaching assistant was there to help. The quizzes and coding challenges made this journey quite interesting and the solutions to all the assignments were helpful. In those 6 weeks, I learned much more than I had expected.

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Unlike the conventional learning in a classroom, online training makes the content available for students digitally. Flickr

Just after the training completed, I began my search for relevant internships with an eagerness to work on live projects. I applied to an internship along with the link to the e-commerce website I had built as a part of the training in my application and within a week or so, I received an email stating that I had been shortlisted. Going forward with the selection procedure, they gave me a task wherein I had to design a homepage for their website with a header followed by a photo carousel, services, and other details. I put everything I had learned during the training to use and submitted my entry. I was shortlisted for the telephonic interview! In the interview, the recruiter asked me about web development and I answered with ease, after which I was hired as a front-end developer. My responsibilities include developing various blogs and websites for the organisation and testing them for speed and performance. I also work on their SEO plans, meta tags, and WordPress plugins. “

This is the story of Sanya Singh, a student of Northern India Engineering College and how an online training helped her get an internship. Despite not having completed formal education in the field of web development, the training equipped Sanya in getting employed. 

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Online training is the perfect medium to bridge the gap and realising what you can do and can make a career in.. Pixabay

To help you understand how an online training can make the difference, let us first discuss what is online training? Unlike the conventional learning in the classrooms, online training makes the content available for students digitally. Students can learn online, anywhere and anytime. Instead of physical copies of books, e-learning uses visual content and gamification.

While hiring, employers seek relevant set of skills which can easily be gained through learning. The test and assignments along the duration of the training will provide you with knowledge and experience that will instil confidence in you.

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Online Training Can Help Kick-Start Your Career. Pixabay

Every year 60 Lac students graduate but only 8-10% get hired and the reason for it is – skill gap. So, to help increase your chances of getting a job/internship focus on getting the skills because a degree won’t assure a job, but relevant skills will make the difference!

About the Author: Sarvesh Agrawal is the Founder and CEO of Internshala, an internship and trainings platform (Internshala.com)

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Guterres Announces New Initiative Aimed at Ensuring Decent Job Creation and Protecting Livelihoods

It provides a roadmap for ensuring that people's jobs and well-being were at the centre of the transition to a carbon-neutral economy

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The new 'Climate Action for Jobs' initiative, announced on Wednesday, will be presented at the Secretary-General's 2019 Climate Action Summit on September 23 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Pixabay

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced a new initiative aimed at ensuring decent job creation and protecting livelihoods to boost climate action and urged countries to join the project.

The new ‘Climate Action for Jobs’ initiative, announced on Wednesday, will be presented at the Secretary-General’s 2019 Climate Action Summit on September 23 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

The initiative has been developed jointly by the Climate Action Summit, together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and other members of the summit’s Social and Political Drivers Action Area, co-led by Spain and Peru.

It provides a roadmap for ensuring that people’s jobs and well-being were at the centre of the transition to a carbon-neutral economy.

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced a new initiative aimed at ensuring decent job creation and protecting livelihoods to boost climate action and urged countries. Pixabay

“Today — along with the ILO and partners Spain and Peru — we are launching the Climate Action for Jobs, an initiative to put job creation and protecting livelihoods at the centre of national climate action plans,” Guterres said.

“Some 1.2 billion jobs or 40 per cent of world employment rely directly on a healthy and stable environment. Business cannot succeed on a planet that fails. Jobs cannot be sustained on a dying planet.

“We will need government, businesses and people everywhere to join these efforts so we can put climate action into a higher gear,” he added.

The new initiative calls on countries to formulate national plans for a just transition, creating decent work as well as green jobs, and also sets out specific measures for inclusion in these plans, including assessing the employment, social, and economic impacts of climate action.

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Also implementing skills development and upgrading measures and designing innovative social protection policies to protect workers and vulnerable groups.

According to the ILO, measures to green the production and use of energy will lead to net job gains of some 24 million jobs by 2030.

As emissions have increased to record levels and global temperatures continue to rise, the Climate Action Summit aims to galvanise actions that will reduce emissions and build climate resilience.

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The new ‘Climate Action for Jobs’ initiative, announced on Wednesday, will be presented at the Secretary-General’s 2019 Climate Action Summit on September 23 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Pixabay

It will launch concrete initiatives that governments, businesses and people everywhere can join to boost climate action.

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ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, who will be attending the UN Climate Action Summit, said: “The actors in the world of work — governments, employers and workers — have a key role to play in developing new ways of working that safeguard the environment for present and future generations, eradicate poverty and promote social justice by fostering sustainable enterprises and creating decent work for all.” (IANS)