Tag: Employment

Job seekers can stay in Germany for 6 months to hunt...

The job-seeker visa for the Country is a long-term residency permit, which allows applicants six months to hunt for a job, and grants them...

Hiring intentions strongest in services sector; net employment outlook of +50%

Employers across India are showing strong intentions to hire in the coming quarter, with the intentions being strongest in the services sector (net employment...

Karnataka minister blames WFA culture for low employment rate in the...

Karnataka’s Minister of Higher Education, IT, BT and Skill Development CN Ashwath Narayan, in response to the question of unemployment in the state, said...

Can employees challenge terms & conditions of employment?

The Supreme Court has observed that employees cannot be prevented from challenging the terms and conditions of employment if they notice any violation of...

Centre’s e-Shram portal to register 38 crore unorganised workers

The Centre launched the e-Shram portal on August 26, to register 38 crore unorganised workers, including labourers, migrant workers, street vendors and also domestic...

7 million new blue-collar jobs likely in 2021

With the economy limping back to normalcy, there is a likelihood of over 50 per cent increase in the demand for blue-collar workers across...

Employment opportunities rise in the US

Job openings, which reflect the demand for labour, went up to over 10 million. Economists had predicted that employment opportunities would increase with over...

Govt sector in Tamil Nadu will give priority to first-generation graduates...

Chief Minister M K Stalin has expressed his eagerness to see more youngsters clearing competitive examinations in Tamil Nadu. He has instructed concerned officials...

Reforms in the Apprenticeship Act are being looked forward to

The Apprenticeship Act is expected to be tabled at the monsoon session of the Parliament. Meanwhile, the National Employability through Apprenticeship Programme or NETAP,...

Apna app raises $70 mn in Series B funding

Apna, the app that helps Indian blue-collar workers find employment, has managed to raise funds to the tune of $70 million in a Series...

Allow WFH for nursing moms for a year: Centre to States

Realising that nursing mothers are highly vulnerable and need to be protected from COVID-19 infection, the Labour Ministry recently issued an advisory to all...

Employment growth forecast for 2021 insufficient to help jobless, new jobseekers

While the employment scenario in 2021 and 2022 will witness a rebound, it will not be enough to close the gap in employment brought...

Opportunities galore for women in the gaming industry

A new area is opening up for women to seek employment in — gaming. For those who think women gamers are few and far...

Employment drops in Australia, but rises in Canada in April

In Australia, companies cut jobs in April, a month after the Australian government’s wage subsidy came to an end. However, unemployment rate also dipped...

56% of salaried women exited the workforce in India in a...

Whatever the employment arrangement may be, women have always been more disadvantaged than men in the Indian workforce. According to the State of Working...

Telangana gets approval for 95% job reservation for locals

The proposal to reserve state government jobs for locals in Telangana was put forth a few years ago, and had received the President’s approval...

Atlassian to hire 300 R&D engineers in India, 1000 globally, this...

Atlassian Corporation, Australian software company, is gearing up to expand its India team by about 300 R&D engineers. Globally, it is working towards hiring...

Express Stores looking to hire and expand

Express Stores, which recently raised seed funding of Rs 8 Crores, led by venture capital firm Venture Highway - founded by Neeraj Arora ex-Whatsapp,...

Fish farming to create jobs for youth in Uttar Pradesh

The Government of Uttar Pradesh, working closely with the Department of Fisheries, is planning to create job opportunities for the youth of the State,...

US job openings rate rises to 4.9%

The rate of job openings attained a record high level in February, which is a good sign for job seekers. The number of vacancies...

Australian job market shows resilience, employment rises yet again

The Australian job market is continuing steadily on the path of recovery, reporting a fourth month of increase in employment in January. Rate of...

Efforts on to generate employment in MP and AP

In Madhya Pradesh, the state-level ‘Rozgar Utsav’, was inaugurated on January 21, with the intention of providing jobs to one lakh people every year....

Five projects to come up in Karnataka, provide jobs to 13,000

Five projects have been given clearance in Karnataka, involving investment of about Rs 26,659 crore, which is hoped to create jobs for over 13,000...

Projects worth Rs 19,000 cr. to create 26K jobs in TN

Tamil Nadu government has inked 18 MoUs pertaining to projects worth Rs 19,955 crore, with several Indian and international companies. These projects have the...

MIHAN project created 54,000 jobs, more opportunities to come

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari’s endeavours have helped 54,000 people get jobs in Nagpur constituency, through a project called MIHAN, short...

8000 IT professionals bag jobs via app

Information technology professionals in West Bengal on the lookout for jobs now have a facilitator in the form of the ‘Karma Bhumi’ app. Professionals...

Maharashtra signs MoUs, to create over 23K jobs, become data-centre hub

The Government of Maharashtra has signed various memoranda of understanding (MoU) with 15 national and international companies in a bid to bring in investments...

Mahindra Logistics trains 20,000 in 2 years under PMKY

Third party logistics solution company, Mahindra Logistics (MLL), has not only added 10,100 seasonal jobs in preparation for the festive season, but plans to...

Australia, Spain, Britain to focus on ways to create jobs

The pandemic has led to an economic slump in countries across the globe. Governments worldwide are thinking of ways to tackle rising unemployment and...

Welspun India to employ over 500 migrant workers

Welspun India, in partnership with the Pravasi Rojgar Yojana, is looking at providing a means of livelihood to 500-600 skilled and unskilled migrant workers...

Major employer, MSME sector, allowed to restructure loans

The micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector is amongst the biggest employers in the country. If the MSME sector is crippled, a significant...

Rozgaar Bazaar portal to connect job seekers with recruiters of Delhi

With thousands of people being rendered jobless and trying to make ends meet amidst the ongoing pandemic, the Delhi government has launched a portal...

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....

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

How to motivate your team to excellence just by ‘being present’

Leadership presence, executive presence, boardroom presence — many leaders and business professionals spend a lot of time and effort on developing their ‘presence’. They...

Competing with Self

£62,000 for picking vegetables and fruits?

TH Clements and Son, a British firm that supplies fresh vegetables and fruits to supermarkets, is paying very attractive salaries to workers keen to...

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Delhi Police to get an HR division, undergo overhaul

In a major revamp exercise, the Commissioner of Delhi Police, Rakesh Asthana, announced that the city's police will be getting their own human resources...

ESDS Software Solution to hire 300+ engineers

ESDS Software Solution, the cloud service and end-to-end multi-cloud requirements provider, is gearing up to expand its India team. It is on the lookout...

MOURI Tech to expand India team by 10,000 in 3 years

MOURI Tech, the global IT solutions company, is all set to create 10,000 jobs in India by 2024. At least 2,000 people will be...

Kerala’s welfare fund for IT-ITES staff ensures Rs 3K pension

Government of Kerala has announced a welfare fund for the staff of the information technology (IT) and information technology-enabled services (ITES) sectors in the...

DIALOGUE

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

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...