Tag: Employment

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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What do tech professionals expect from L&D programmes today?

Technology professionals have the luxury of being in demand in today’s world. All thanks to the fast- paced technological change happening across sectors. To...

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Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

How should companies control layoff anxiety

Pick up the newspaper and there is bound to be at least one story about some organisation downsizing or slashing jobs in order to...

Do humble leaders play a part in employee engagement?

Studies have shown that most employees leave jobs because they are not happy with their bosses or with the leadership of the company. Employees...

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Paytm appoints Rohit Thakur as CHRO 

Rohit Thakur has joined Paytm as the new chief human resource officer. In his new role, Thakur will be responsible for heading and leading...

How IPM is trying to achieve its diversity agenda

IPM India aims to reach 40 per cent women's representation at work by 2022. The Company started its D&I journey in 2016 to achieve...

Only 46 per cent employable talent for 2020: Survey

Despite the bleak headline, the overall trend is not that bad, according to a six-year survey. This year, the percentage of students ready to...

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...

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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...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...