The New Collar workers befit India

The New Collar workers befit India
We also see a clear industry-academia collaboration has gained credence in recent times. This joining of hands is seen as an exercise that will help bridge the very visible gap (industry needs vs. academic outputs) and produce an employment-ready workforce.

Before we understand the term ‘New Collar’ that hosts a new category of workers let’s revisit the prevailing terms long being used in the corporate world, namely :

Blue Collar : Blue-collar workers are those who are engaged in manual labour, typically agriculture, construction, mining, manufacturing etc. Blue collar jobs are usually delivered by neo skilled or unskilled personnel.

White Collar : White-collar workers are the ones engaged in doing highly specialised work minus physical labour. They perform managerial or desk work in an office or other professional environment.

White collar employees are considered comparatively more educated than blue collar staff and in normal parlance imply higher (white collar) and lower (blue collar) social class – though ought to be unacceptable in modern civilised societies yet unfortunately rather widely prevalent.

The term ‘new-collar’...

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Sabyasachi Dutta

Country General Manager (India) and Board Member at Crown Agents Insp Pvt. Ltd. He is a business executive with more than two decades of corporate experience spanning across the globe. He primarily writes on emerging management and leadership topics.

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Sabyasachi Dutta

Country General Manager (India) and Board Member at Crown Agents Insp Pvt. Ltd. He is a business executive with more than two decades of corporate experience spanning across the globe. He primarily writes on emerging management and leadership topics.

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