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About Us Avant Career represents with some of the biggest and the most respected HR/Staffing companies around the world. Avant Career along with its partner companies provides end to end HR solutions to match your business needs. In today’s dynamic and ever changing business environment, it is imperative to understand the needs of today’s business. We at Avant adopt a comprehensive yet tiered approach to provide complete services to our clients. Usage of technology and improved mobility helps e-commerce grow The increasing use of digital technologies in buying and selling merchandise for convenience and mobility pushed e-commerce in India to an inflexion point in 2016. The rapid growth of smartphones and internet connectivity across the country, especially in tier-II and III cities, has given greater access to virtual shopping and e-tailing for the tech-savvy generation and millennials. Even as e-tail behemoths Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon vied for a greater pie of the growing e-commerce market, enterprises and businesses in diverse sectors have joined the bandwagon to hard-sell their products by leveraging digital technology.

E-Commerce Logistics Market Detailed Analysis and Forecast by 2024 The imminent explosion of cross-border e-commerce websites will cause a stir in the global e-commerce logistics market, predicts TMR in a new study. The market will also receive a boost from the availability of low-cost cargo. This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/27/2016 -- The e-commerce logistics market report provides an analysis of the global market for the period from 2014 to 2024, wherein 2014 is the base year and the period from 2016 to 2024 is the forecast period. Social mobility promises 'broken' for ethnic minority childrens Black and Asian Muslim children are less likely to get professional jobs, despite doing better at school, according to an official report. The Social Mobility Commission said it uncovered "stark differences" between how groups progress into work. Some minorities have higher jobless rates, although poorer white boys are least likely to go to university.

Karnataka quota talk: 100% reservations for blue-collar jobs is ruinous The Karnataka government's decision to reserve all blue-collar jobs in all industries receiving concessions from the government—except IT and biotech (BT)—for Kannadigas puts it on a slippery slope. The Karnataka government’s decision to reserve all blue-collar jobs in all industries receiving concessions from the government—except IT and biotech (BT)—for Kannadigas puts it on a slippery slope. First, it sets a dangerous precedence of government-mandated reservation in the private sector. It would seem that with the flagship IT-BT industries exempt, the impact may not be too significant. But both traditional sectors like construction, logistics, etc, and start-ups in the e-tail space—both Amazon and Flipkart have warehouses in the state—that generate significant numbers of blue-collar jobs will be constrained in their recruitment, given they stand to lose the concessions if they don’t comply.

Searching for fairness in the Indian startup world The shock wasn't in what was said, but who said it. Sachin Bansal, co-founder of the country's largest startup which has, so far, stayed ahead of its biggest global rival in India, told a Bengaluru audience recently: "We need to tell the world we need your capital, but we don't need your companies".Voicing similar sentiments was Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder of Ola, the company that has so far beaten the world's most valuable startup Uber in market share sweepstakes of the cab aggregation industry in India."It's much easier for non-Indian companies to raise capital because they have profitable markets elsewhere," said Aggarwal. "You might call it capital dumping, predatory pricing or anti-WTO but it's a very unfair playing field for Indian startups." What will bring more capital? India has not been a great market for venture capital investors.

Government asks e-wallet, e-commerce companies to strengthen cyber security mechanisms As the nation makes the transition to digital mode of payments in the post-demonetisation era, the Union home ministry has asked e-wallet and e-commerce companies to strengthen their cyber security mechanisms to prevent online fraud and hacking attacks. Sources in the home ministry on Friday said the information technology ministry and all concerned departments and agencies were recently sounded out on the heightened cyber threat arising out of the surge in digital payment transactions. "We stressed on the need for digital wallet and e-commerce companies to ensure secure payments through the digital mode. This has become imperative in the wake of alleged cyber fraud reported recently by Paytm," said a senior ministry official.

5 Methods for Improving Ecommerce Conversions Annual US retail ecommerce sales are predicted to be roughly $460 billion in 2017. Within three years ecommerce sales are predicted to grow to as high as nearly $700 billion. Online retailers know that ecommerce is big business but how can those retailers continue to improve their sales? Indian pharma views streamlined logistics key to successful supply chain management Indian pharma industry sees that logistics is the key for the successful supply chain management of drugs. The sector which handles huge stock keeping units now will need to capitalise the advantage of analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) to ensure both qualitative and quantitative management of drugs. According to PS Bhagavan, former deputy director, pharmacy, Karnataka department of health and family welfare, logistic failure, financial loss and consequent impact at the end-user level is yet to be addressed. The irony is that pharmacists are kept out of the cold chain management under National Immunization Programme. “A similar absence of pharmacists prevail in the private drug supply chain management too. The reality is that truck full of medicines are parked in scorching temperatures on the highways.

The IIM grad who went back to her roots in Bihar to open a school for underprivileged children Twenty-eight-year-old Garima Vishal has embarked on a journey to educate under privileged children with an education system that is different from the one that is currently being followed in the country. Founded in 2014 in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, Dejawoo School of Innovation follows a three-pillar education system. How it all began An engineer from Manipal Institute of Technology, and an MBA graduate from IIM Lucknow, Garima hails from the town of Selra in Bihar. “My father has always encouraged my siblings and me to pursue higher education, as he understood the importance that education plays in today’s society.

Class 10th CBSE Board examination to be mandatory from 2018 Board exams for Class X are set to become compulsory for all CBSE students from 2018, three language formula could be extended till Class X and foreign language might be treated as fourth and "elective", according to decisions taken by the CBSE today. At the meeting of CBSE's Governing body, its members "unanimously" agreed that from the academic session 2017-18, compulsory Board exams should be introduced for all students of Class X, sources told PTI here. The decision will now have to be approved by the government before it is implemented. Currently, it is optional for CBSE students to choose either the Board exam or a school-based examination. HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has in the past favoured making Board exam compulsory for CBSE students as is the practice in all state boards. In the past the HRD ministry run Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) used to offer German as a third language, but the practice was later discontinued.

Black money war: Private colleges, unlisted cos under scanner The government is readying a crackdown on donation and capitation fee in several private schools and colleges, helping funnel thousands of crores of rupees of unaccounted cash. Many unlisted companies for turning "black" money into "white" through convertible debentures are also under the scanner. The government is readying a crackdown on rampant use unaccounted money cloaked as donations and capitation fee paid to secure seats flouting the merit list-based admission process in several private institutions. Also under the scanner are tens of unlisted companies for suspected funneling of black money into the legitimate financial system through convertible debentures. These are part of the government’s broad strategy to plug the gaps in India’s active parallel economy where deals take place in cash, hoodwinking tax and regulatory authorities.

How To navigate The Blogger Phenomenon To Grow Your E-Commerce Startup. The best marketing for E-Commerce startups is word of mouth, hands down. And with the blogosphere taking over the digital marketing space, you can get your product in the hands of influencers pretty easily. But how can entrepreneurs determine which bloggers and social media influencers are worth their marketing spend?

Jaguar Land Rover plans 92,000 sq m logistics centre Jaguar Land Rover has applied for planning permission to build a 91,800 sq m logistics operations centre close to its Solihull factory. The building would be on former agricultural land at Damson Parkway which is next to Birmingham International Airport. The application has been submitted to Solihull Council by Gerald Eve.