Tag: Economy

Microsoft to lay off 11,000 employees amid global economic slowdown

Tech giant Microsoft is reportedly set to join the ongoing layoff season at technology companies, and is preparing to fire nearly 11,000 employees this...

20 lakh jobs to be created as part of Kerala Knowledge...

The Government of Kerala is taking measures as part of the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission, to create 20 lakh jobs by 2026. It is...

India may lose up to 136 million jobs to the COVID-19...

According to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), over 50 per cent of the tourism and hospitality industry may be rendered sick with about...

Youth employability challenges in India

Young men and women today are subject to extreme market volatility and inflation. This puts them in a dire position of not being able...

Employees strike against merger and consolidation of PSBs

Employees of public-sector banks (PSBs) held a day-long protest against the merger of banks and the hike in service charges. A nation-wide dharna against...

More qualified but less confident about job

According to a recent survey, those with high educational qualifications are more worried about jobs and employment than those who are less qualified. Though...

Why indian Gen X are not slackers

Being the youngest of three boys and 11 years younger to my eldest brother, clearly my parents planned to have a third child very...

Manufacturing activity in China grows, restores hope for the jobless

Looks like the push by the government is finally showing results in China. For the first time this year, the manufacturing sector in the...

Obama visit: What does it imply for people business?

Obama’s promises are expected to expand the job market exponentially. However, this would mean enhanced skillsets for new and existing workforce. Is India Inc. ready to roll?

48% HR in the US most worried about updating skills as...

Did you know that the biggest challenge for HR professionals in terms of hiring and retaining talent, across companies in the US, is training...

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Shiza Ansari is new head – HR, Shemaroo Entertainment

Shiza Ansari has been appointed head – HR, Shemaroo Entertainment. Her previous assignment was with BIC, the stationery company, where she was head of...

Biz2X brings on board Vijay Kumar Jamwal as head, HR

Biz2X, a subsidiary of Biz2Credit based in India and the provider of Digital Lending SaaS technology, appoints Vijay Kumar Jamwal as its new head...
Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

Will DA increase to 42% for Central government staff?

The employees of the Central government may receive increased dearness allowance soon. It is reported that the Centre is deliberating hiking the DA by...

Acuity to hire 250 employees in 2023

Acuity Knowledge Partners has opened its third delivery center in India, located in Pune, with plans to hire around 250 financial services specialists by...

DIALOGUE

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...