Category Archives: Business

6 factors to consider before choosing a Business Analytics program

In today’s extremely competitive business scenario many businesses are adopting innovative strategies to tap growth. But some dynamic business leaders are viewing the present slowdown as an opportunity. They are successfully leveraging the power of data to analyze competition, optimize their resources, enhance customer experiences, take informed decisions and gauge upcoming market trends. As per NASSCOM, Big Data analytics sector Read More


Content & SEO Teams Together – Focused on a Customer-First Strategy

For half of the world, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is all about search engines, its algorithms, rankings, off-page and all other technical terms. While fighting the battle of enhancing the ranking in SERPs (Search Engine Result Page), often one thing is neglected or considered as last option. That last option is Content. Now the question arises, what’s the role of Read More


4 Ways to Reinvent The Employee Training Program Without Looking Like an Amateur

Employee training serves multiple purposes in any business. It allows you to set a standard for how your business operates. It also keeps employees safe, helps improve customer satisfaction, increases efficiency, and enables productive work. If you don’t have a formal employee training program, however, you can’t measure results or maintain consistency. Imagine a school without a curriculum. Teachers wouldn’t know Read More


GST to put a few organised used-car dealers out of business

Goods and Services Tax (GST) may have made new cars more affordable but it will increase the prices of used cars, boost the unorganised market and wipe out smaller players from the organised segment. According to used car operators GST on used cars is the same as new cars which is 28 percent and this is several times higher than Read More


‘The party will be over’: How GST will affect businesses that don’t pay tax

Rakesh Sachdeva sells auto parts in a busy market in central Delhi, just a few miles from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office. Yet despite having a flourishing business he does not pay any tax. Until now, his rundown premises and small scale operation has kept the business below the radar of India’s tax officials. Come July 1, however, “the party Read More


1.6 lakh new businesses register on GSTN in 4 days

Navin Kumar, chairman of the GST Network.(Livemint) As many as 1.6 lakh businesses that were previously not registered for either VAT, service tax or excise duty have enrolled for Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the past four days. As the GST Network portal reopened for the third time registration for both new assessees and existing excise, service tax and Read More


Ready or not, businesses brace for GST

HIGHLIGHTS HSBC estimates GST could add 0.4 per cent to economic growth One particular concern is how a new feature of the GST, the input tax credit, will work Official schedule of GST rates runs to 213 pages and has undergone repeated last-minute changes The official schedule of GST rates runs to 213 pages and has undergone repeated last-minute changes Read More


Hear the Voice of Small Business in this Metlife #MetLifeSmallBiz Twitter Chat

Small business owners feel confident about their prospects, according to the latest Small Biz Index. The recent survey of 1,000 small business owners was conducted by MetLife (@Metlife) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce between April 30 and April 21, 2017. According to the data gathered, 60.6 percent of small business owners said they have a positive outlook for their Read More


How to Make a Positive First Business Impression

You’ve probably heard the statistic that we make judgments about people within seven seconds of meeting them. These judgments include opinions about a person’s trustworthiness, disposition, personality, and social status. How people judge you and your employees reflects on what they think about your business. Choose wisely who represents the face of your company, and ensure they understand the importance Read More


ISB students land 1,113 job offers in campus placements, average salary Rs22 lakh

Over 70 offers were made to Indian School of Business (ISB) students for leadership roles by leading companies including Aditya Birla Group, Citibank, Yes Bank, Philips India Ltd, Tech Mahindra, MAX, Mytrah Energy and Genpact. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad concluded its final placements for the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) batch of 2017 Read More