Tag: Employment

Smytten to expand 300-strong team

Smytten, the tech-enabled product discovery and trial platform, is planning to expand its present team which is already about 300 strong. The Company that...

Centre told to hire 10 lakh people in 1.5 years

The Ministry of Home Affairs has initiated a process to fill vacancies across Central government departments on a mission mode. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has...

Ukraine has lost 30% of employment, 4.8 million jobs: ILO

The crisis in Ukraine has caused disruptions in the economy and massive internal displacement. Not only have jobs been lost but there has been...

Rajasthan to invest Rs 71,486.4 Cr. to create employment for 26,000

With approvals being granted to investments in projects worth Rs 71,486 crore, the state of Rajasthan is all set to create 26,000 jobs. Rajasthan’s friendly...

2,000 to lose employment as Nokia suspends activities in Russia

About 2,000 employees are going to be rendered jobless as Nokia has decided to pull out of the Russian market. In an official statement posted...

Focus on jobs with Rozgaar Budget and Rozgaar Bazaar

Government of Delhi is gearing to create 20 lakh jobs in the retail, food, logistics, tourism, entertainment, construction, real estate and green energy spaces,...

How sandwich generation or 50 plus can combat job loss

Middle-aged adults, in their 40s and 50s, are often referred to as the sandwich generation because of the stage of life they are in....

‘Compensate employee for death due to stress during employment’: BHC

In an interesting case, the Bombay High Court (BHC)has instructed a Maharashtra-based travel company to compensate a truck driver who died on the job....

Meghalaya government extends upper age limit for employment

The Meghalaya government has extended the upper age limit for those seeking employment, from 27 to 32 years. For those from Scheduled Tribes (ST),...

Rise in formal employment, over 85 lakh jobs created during FY21:...

The Central Statistics Office (CSO), the governmental agency responsible for coordination of statistical activities in the India, estimates that around 85.5 lakh jobs were...

Rajasthan government to help women ‘Back to Work’

A new scheme called ‘Back to Work’ was launched in Rajasthan, which will provide job opportunities, to women in the private sector in the...

Delhi government floats tender for employment portal ‘Rojgar Bazaar 2.0’

In a bid to keep unemployment in the city under control, the Delhi government has unveiled its plans to create a first-of-its-kind digital job-matching...

Employment in India Inc. almost touching pre-pandemic levels: Survey

The results of the consumer pyramid household survey, by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), revealed that an increase of 8.5 million jobs...

Labour Ministry kicks off pan-India employment survey of informal sector

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has announced the beginning of the Area Frame Establishment Survey (AFES), a field survey aimed to understand employment...

Government’s online job portal for senior citizens to be operational on...

In a first of its kind move, the Government of India has come up with an online employment exchange platform to cater to senior...

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...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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Pay salaries on 5th of the month: HC tells KSRTC

On 21 June, the Kerala High Court ordered that the salaries of the employees of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) should be...

10,000+ additional vacancies announced by Telangana government

Over 10,000 vacancies will be filled across government departments in Telangana, as per the Government of Telangana’s latest directives. These vacancies are in addition to...

Which HR policies are becoming irrelevant?

Times have changed and so have the expectations of the workforce. The needs and requirements of the new generation are way different from that...

27 years of perfect attendance for what?

After 27 years of hard work and perfect attendance, an employee looks forward to being rewarded for his service. While Kevin Ford, an employee...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...