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Huge Scope in Cloud Computing

Himachal This WeekA career in cloud computing is one of the new career options in the IT sector which has bright job prospects. Cloud computing, or the cloud, is a colloquial expression used to describe a variety of different types of computing concepts that involve a large number of computers connected through a real-time communication network such as the Internet. In simple words, the term ‘cloud computing’ refer to performing computer tasks using services delivered entirely over the Internet. Cloud computing is the latest technology that is set to make lives easier for people working in the tech-giant organizations and the IT sector, who keep dealing with vast amount of data and information on a regular basis. Cloud computing technology is all set to revolutionize the IT industry in India as well as abroad, and also the lives of people working with it. Cloud computing consists of hardware and software resources made available on the Internet as managed third-party services. In cloud computing, large pools of computer systems share an IT infrastructure, enabling products, services and solutions to be accessed and consumed in real-time over the Internet, typically via a subscription model.

Eligibility

The best way to start your career in Cloud Computing is by earning Cloud Computing certifications. Those with degree in engineering, computer science or related field can enter the field easily. Knowledge of and experience with technologies such as Java, Web services is required.

Job opportunities

There is huge potential and scope of growth in the market for this upcoming technology- Cloud Computing. People with training and experience in information technology, computer science, software engineering, and related fields can find job opportunities in Cloud computing. They can enter the field by attending cloud computing training programmes and workshops. Some of the jobs in Cloud computing field are that of cloud architects, cloud developers and cloud security specialists. Those with training and experience can find employment with Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, Google, Hewlett Packard and many more. Even companies like VMware and Cloud Sigma provide employment to those professionals with cloud computing skills.

Remuneration

The salary levels of cloud computing experts are high too. At entry level one can expect an annual salary package of Rs 12 to 19 lakh. With a few years of experience in the field can earn a pay scale of Rs 25 lakh or more per annum.

Institutes

* SySap Technologies, Pune, 07620804771

* Deccansoft Software Services, Ameeerpet, Hyderabad, 040-27841517

* Arizona Infotech, Pune, 09370001100

* Aptech Computer Education, Ultadanga, Kolkata, 033-65222222

Wide Variety of  Options for  Spa Therapists

Himachal This WeekThe life today is becoming hectic, with people hardly having any breathing space or a moment to call their own. Hence turning over to specialized ways of relaxation to revitalize themselves is the only way out to chill and unwind. This is also the need of the hour as the stress levels of people are increasing day by day with rising competition in the markets. This therefore has given rise to careers in Massage and Spa Therapy.Not long ago, it was frequented only by the cream section of the society. They were the people who had enough means to indulge in such luxuries. Today, however the rules are changing and people of all sections of the society are inclined towards this thing. Demand for the fully trained massage and spa therapist professionals has been on the rise over the years, as many clubs and hotels prefer to include massage and spa therapy, for the ultimate customer satisfaction.

Eligibility

The professional courses in Massage and Spa Therapist careers are also availing popularity with its rising demand. Courses and programs intended to teach massage and spa therapy, endows the students with skills, essential to provide the best in massage and spa therapy. The courses for spa therapists start after 10+2 or after graduation level. Shahnaz Hussain in India runs a chain of institutes that offer courses in Diploma in beauty therapy, Post graduate diploma in skin and beauty therapy and short term vocational courses. There are several other institutes in India that offer courses in massage and spa therapy Programs.

Job opportunities

Massage and spa therapist careers have a wide variety of options. Those who indulge in massage and spa therapist careers can work as self employed practitioners, independent contractors, salaried or commissioned employees and in private or group offices. Hence they get an opportunity to practice in a variety of settings. Massage and spa therapists, who want to indulge in business enterprises, can open their own clinics. After owning a clinic, the practitioner or the owner of the clinic, can also hire additional practitioners. Private practice is the ideal thing for therapists, who have a natural inclination for setting up their business. Massage therapists willing to team up with other health professionals, can opt for the multidisciplinary clinics. It serves the purposes of a full service clinic, where means of all sorts of alternative health care can be availed. There are options to restrict it strictly to massage but it has to be of different types to cater to the needs of different clients.

Remuneration

The charges depend on the complexities and the features offered. Practitioners, who work on hourly wage basis although earn less, do not have to cover overhead expenditures. As the emotional and physical demands of massage therapy is pretty high, so massage therapists do not work more than 35 hours a week. However the capacity of each individual varies. So many therapists practice part time, usually less than ten hours a week.

August 15th, 2014

 
 

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Gizmo Buzz

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Strange But True

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Kharapathar Unmatched Charm

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Temple Tourism in Tatters

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Meet Punjab’s Lokpal A Himachali who Preferred Education over Civil Services

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August 9th, 2014

 

Koshish An NGO with Humanitarian Role

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August 9th, 2014

 

From the Editor’s Desk

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August 9th, 2014

 

Inaction Will Ruin Revival of Congress

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August 9th, 2014

 

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