Tag: Employment

Karnataka launches ‘Skill Connect’ portal for job seekers

The state of Karnataka now has its own 'Skill Connect' portal, which will help those seeking jobs find suitable employment by connecting them with...

Transgenders to be employed at the sector-50 metro station, NOIDA

In an endeavour to uplift and provide employment to the most neglected section of the society, the transgender community, the Yogi government in Uttar...

ILO predicts loss of around 305 million full-time jobs

Lockdowns and other restrictive measures to contain the pandemic have had a devastating impact on already weak labour markets, as well as production and...

ReadyAssist offers free training and a job through Mecademy

At a time when there is a dearth of job opportunities, a Bangalore-based startup has not only been training and upskilling students, but also...

Vedanta to hire diverse talent, and double production by 2023

With an alarming financial burden, jobs/employment is going to become a tricky and grim topic in times to come. In such a scenario, natural...

Railways to employ migrant workers through MGNREGA

With thousands of migrant labourers returning to their villages and struggling to survive without jobs, the Indian Railways has decided to employ them under...

Migrant workers to get jobs through Madhya Pradesh’s Rozgar Setu portal  

Around 79 migrant workers have already received employment on the very first day of inauguration of the Rozgar Setu portal. This job portal has...

Finding a job post COVID

Finding a job during or even post COVID may be a tough challenge for all those prospective candidates out there. While recent data indicates...

Talent500 partners with Coding Ninjas to create employment opportunities in the...

Talent500 by ANSR, the exclusive talent acquisition partner for Fortune 500 companies in India, has announced its partnerships with Coding Ninjas, India’s premier Edu-tech...

AIASL to employ relatives of staff lost to COVID-19

Air India Airport Services (AIASL), which is Air India’s subsidiary looking into ground handling, will be offering employment opportunities to one family member each...

90 lakh new jobs in Uttar Pradesh’s MSME sector

Easy loans, transparency of rules and amendment of the MSME Act, 2006, are just some of the measures being taken by the Uttar Pradesh...

Over 18.5 lakh employed in Chhattisgarh under MNREGA, despite lockdown

While more than 77.85 lakh workers have managed to receive a source of livelihood under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA)...

Uttar Pradesh CM claims provision of 15 lakh jobs in the...

At a time when the entire country is uncertain about the state of the economy, as well as the state of businesses and jobs,...

Can the retail industry weather this storm and avoid job loss?

Like many other sectors and industries, the retail industry is facing a tough time due to the lockdown and coronavirus scare. There are over 15 lakh...

A novel way to boost employment

The Government of Kerala has come up with a scheme to create more jobs in the handloom sector and also ensure minimum wages to...

HSBC will see 10,000 job cuts

With tensions in the global markets due to many reasons like the Brexit, HSBC is planning to cut close to 10,000 jobs to cut...

Can India’s apprenticeship strategy lead to better employment numbers?

With multiple sectors facing huge skills gaps in the coming years, apprenticeships hold tremendous promise in nurturing our youth right from the schooling level....

Most Indians believe the job scenario is worsening: RBI Survey

According to the latest Consumer Confidence Survey by the Reserve Bank of India, 52.5 per cent Indians feel the job scenario is getting worse....

No dearth of low-paying jobs in Punjab

While there is no dearth of jobs for the unemployed in Punjab, these jobs offer very little in terms of pay. Over two lakh...

Can an apprenticeship make youth more employable?

In the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor survey (2018) of over 2,000 American adults, an overwhelming 62% of respondents agreed that apprenticeships increase the employability...

India’s 3E challenge – Education, Employment, Employability – An apprenticeship looking...

A recent survey revealed close to 76% of Indians view dearth of employment avenues as a ‘very big problem’. And a controversial leaked NSSO report...

Thousands of youths to receive skill training from Kudumbashree in Kerala

Kudumbashree, the poverty eradication mission launched by Kerala over two decades back, will offer skill training to 12,000 youths in the State, across 93...

Making skills development work

TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) in India is often marred by inefficiencies owing to the problem of too many cooks – 17...

Beggars to be employed by Lucknow MC

In an attempt to rehabilitate the homeless and destitute in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, the municipal corporation (MC) plans to offer jobs...

Recruitment exam of RRBs to be conducted in 13 regional languages

The finance minister recently announced that henceforth recruitment exams for jobs in regional rural banks (RRBs) will be conducted in 13 regional languages, other...

10,000 tech jobs in Singapore by 2022

The technology sector in Singapore is all set to create 10,000 jobs in three years under the aegis of Digital Industry Singapore (DISG), a...

How Muthoot Fincorp aims to make 10,000 people employable in three...

The purpose is to create a win-win situation for communities in which they operate and also address the problem of attrition in the business.

Govt’s health insurance scheme to generate over a lakh jobs

The scheme aims to provide Rs five lakh health cover to 100 million of India's poorest families, spurring off employment opportunities during its implementation. 

Informal employment in manufacturing on a rise in India: ILO

Despite the stable unemployment level, decent work deficits remain widespread, vulnerable employment is on the rise and the pace of working poverty reduction is slowing.

H1B visa allows multiple employment opportunities

This non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

India low on employment elasticity: ASSOCHAM

Employment elasticity provides the extent to which employment can increase due to an increase in GDP.

Employment guidelines for 24X7 model shops

The bill will cover establishments such as shops, malls and cinema halls, which employs ten or more workers except manufacturing units and allow them to operate 365 days in a year.

Rising business outlook gives a push to employment outlook

This appreciable improvement in hiring sentiment comes on the back of the optimistic consumer-focussed sectors. These businesses foresee more disposable money in the hands of consumers —thanks to consumer confidence owing to increased income levels.

Indian teachers rate majority of Indian students as inept for employment

While teachers from higher education institutes opined that 64 per cent of their students were incompetent for employment , school teachers felt only 48 per cent were unemployable.

 

Barclays tries to help out the ‘unemployed’

The programme is aimed at people above 24 who have been out of job for more than a year.

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With four generation of employees at the workplace, the game has changed drastically for organisations today. There is a greater need for the leaders...

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7 Employee Engagement Strategies to Adopt Post Lockdown Period

The ongoing pandemic has pushed many businesses into a state of turmoil. Several countries had to initiate lockdown procedures to stop the spread of...

The undeniable link between employee benefits & engagement

With most of the millennials already in the workforce and Generation Z slowly increasing its footprint in the corporate world, Employee Perks and Benefits...

5 Employee Benefits Your Workforce Actually Wants

Retaining employees is a marathon and not a sprint. We have moved past the age when a handsome  salary was all that employees sought....

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How productivity is being redefined

What is productivity? Is it output or outcome? In the Indian market, the focus tends to be more on the output than the outcome....

Bounce lays off 22% of staff to cut costs

The pandemic has robbed many people of their livelihood. Even the scooter-rental platform, Bounce, has laid off almost 22 per cent of its workforce,...

GoDaddy experiences surge in business, yet lays off over 800 employees

It is not just companies going into deep losses that are laying off staff, but even those witnessing growth in business that are downsizing. ...

50% of Spocto staff to work from home permanently

In view of the coronavirus pandemic, Spocto, the big data analytics company, has decided to make 50 per cent of its staff work permanently...

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The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...