Tag: Hiring

Vernacular.ai is gearing up to expand, double workforce

Four years ago, Vernacular.ai was established by two graduates from IIT-Roorkee. This AI-driven voice engine aims to improve customer experience, as it is equipped...

Amazon to hire another 100,000 across the US and Canada

Tech giant, Amazon, plans to hire around 100,000 operations executives across 100 new fulfilment centres, delivery stations, sortation centres and other sites in the...

30,000 seasonal jobs to be on offer at Ecom Express

Ecom Express, the logistics solutions company, is preparing itself for an increase in workload in the upcoming festive season. It is expected to hire...

Indian Railways to hire for 1.4 lakh vacancies

The first stage of computer-based tests or CBT by the Indian Railways, to fill about 1.4 lakh vacancies, will begin with effect from December...

Saudi Arabia to rely on experts to improve overseas hiring

The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources is considering hiring a consultancy to help improve overseas recruitment. The challenges faced while hiring foreign workers will...

Job opportunities at NFL and NHPC

Vacancies have been announced by the National Fertilisers Limited (NFL) and NHPC, erstwhile National Hydroelectric Power Corp — for 40 and 86 positions respectively...

Infosys to step up local hiring in the US

Indian multinational information technology company, Infosys, will hire 12,000 workers in the US, locally, by 2022. By stepping up efforts in that direction, the...

Why Ketto hires college dropouts

For most of us, it has always been about scoring good marks or having a degree to get the golden ticket to successful employment....

DXC Tech onboards 500 women in a single day

DXC Technologies announced on August 27 that it has onboarded 500 women candidates in a single day! All the candidates, who come from leading...

Domestic oil-gas companies plan workforce expansion for FY21

With an endeavour to encourage and increase employment, domestic oil and gas companies have planned an operational expenditure (Opex) of around Rs 41,672 crore for...

Increments, salary hikes only for specialised profiles: Report

According to the ‘Jobs & Salaries Primer Report 2020’, published by TeamLease, the pandemic has not only altered the hiring scenario but also disrupted...

HCL: No appraisal in 2020, no mass layoffs, lateral hiring continues

HCL Technologies, a subsidiary of HCL Enterprise, has decided not to have appraisals for this year, and this will be applicable for all employees...

Future Generali gives out increments to all employees

Amidst the growing economic pressure brought about by the pandemic, the employees of Future Generali India Insurance Company (FGII) have reason to celebrate. The...

Importance of culture fit in post-COVID hiring

Hiring has continued virtually for many organisations across sectors, with candidates settling in to working from home. With no clarity on how long it...

Myntra hires 5,000 more to its workforce

Looks like hiring is slowly gaining momentum with businesses limping back to normalcy. The online fashion major, Myntra, has recently hired 5,000 employees across...

Ecom Express to hire 7,000 by August

While companies worldwide are either laying off their staff or introducing pay cuts to survive the economic after-effects of the pandemic, Ecom Express is...

Ola Electric Mobility plans to continue hiring across different roles

Ride hailing company Ola’s EV business, Ola Electric Mobility (OEM), is planning to hire people for various roles in the coming months. The hiring...

Amazon announces 50,000 seasonal jobs in India

While most companies are downsizing due to the impact of the pandemic on businesses, e-commerce company, Amazon India, has offered some hope. It will...

Should the next CHRO be internal or external?

As per a survey, around 53 per cent of new CHROs in 2019 were internal successors. While they still represent a majority, there has...

Sundar Pichai informs employees of plan to slow down hiring this...

It has not been an easy journey for IT firms struggling to combat the pandemic and ensure the well being of their employees and...

Hiring post lockdown: ‘Attitude’ could score over ‘Aptitude’

While hiring is slow, it’s obvious that companies will hire only for critical talent. This means, aptitude will be important. However, what could be...

Wipro to utilise existing staff; defer campus offers, hikes, promotions

Wipro will be putting a stop to the hiring process for this financial year. It will instead focus on utilising the current staff effectively...

Amazon on a hiring spree, will add 75,000 more jobs

Amazon has revealed plans to hire 75,000 more workers to help tackle the surge in online ordering amidst the pandemic, the world over. After...

How Nearbuy evaluates candidates on ‘culture fit’

For any hiring process, the first impression that recruiters build about candidates is based on their resumes. This is because the background, skills, and...

Amazon to hire 100,000 more and offer increments

Amazon is planning to expand its warehouse and delivery workforce in the US by 100,000. The American multinational technology company that focuses on e-commerce,...

How to measure EQ while hiring

For leadership positions, emotional intelligence is a significant factor to look out for in candidates. To achieve success at the workplace, everyone has to get...

Opinionated posts on social media may work against job seekers

If job seekers are found to have posted strong opinions on social media on controversial subjects, their chances of being hired are drastically reduced....

Sakha employs over a 1000 women as professional chauffeurs

Sakha Consulting Wings has been offering women-driven cab services for more than ten years now in cities, such as Delhi NCR, Jaipur, Kolkata and...

Elon Musk is looking for talent for Tesla and SpaceX

Elon Musk, co-founder, CEO and product architect, Tesla, has revealed on Twitter that he is keen to recruit people for his artificial intelligence (AI)...

So you made a bad hire. Now what?

It is true that organisations sometimes make the mistake of hiring the wrong person for the job. It is not only the blue-eyed managers...

TCS has hired 39,000 freshers in FY20

  The IT company has been trying to strengthen its middle level of employees to ensure better performance in the year 2020-21. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)...

Voluntary attrition at Wipro drops to 15.7%, campus hiring doubles  

The Company’s local employee base in the US is now 70 per cent In the 2019-20 period, Wipro’s campus hiring is said to have more...

Axis Bank to hire from IITs, ISB and National Institute of...

Recently, about 15000 employees quit the Bank being unable to cope with the pressure and changes post digitisation. Axis Bank was struggling with attrition, with...

New hiring trend shows liberal arts students taking on HR roles

Liberal arts is becoming a preferred choice for undergraduate students, world over. Following the trend set by the US— which houses many renowned universities,...

BharatPe to expand tech team by 75 techies

The fintech platform is gearing to establish its tech hub in Delhi Fintech platform, BharatPe, will be expanding its technology team this year, by hiring...

Cyient to hire 800 for its Warangal R&D unit

Cyient is gearing up to expand its workforce of 200 to 800, at its development centre in Warangal (Telangana). The engineering and technology solutions...

IIMs wants exemption from reservation policy in recruiting teachers

The 20 IIMs have requested the HRD ministry to exempt them from reservation of SC (Scheduled Cast), ST (Scheduled Tribes), OBC (Other Backward Classes)...

Do fly-by-the-night courses hold any value?

Online courses have erupted all over the internet because of the huge demand for new skill-sets. Some of these courses are short, over 11...

E&Y scales up hiring to establish largest workforce outside US

In a bid to increase its workforce strength, consultancy firm, Ernst and Young (E&Y), has decided to hire a total of 23,000 professionals by...

5000 freshers sought by Kotak Mahindra and Axis Bank

Kotak Mahindra and Axis Bank, are gearing to recruit at least 2000 fresh graduates each. They are seeking candidates with tech and design skills. It...

Why Indian companies shy away from using social-media to assess culture...

There are various parameters on which candidates are assessed before employers finally decide to hire them. One such parameter is ‘culture fit’. Yes, while...

12 openings for manager at DMRC

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is inviting eligible applications for the position of Manager. According to the DMRC, there are currently 12 openings for the position...

Delhi Fire Service to hire 500 personnel on contract

The Delhi Fire Services (DFS) will be hiring 500 personnel on contract for a year, via the central government portal, GeM, short for Government...

ShareChat will expand workforce by 100-150 people

ShareChat, the Bengaluru-based regional language social-media platform is all set to expand its workforce, especially in the tier II cities. It is gearing up...

Wipro creates hundreds of jobs in the US

Indian multinational informational technology company, Wipro, will soon be offering about 200 jobs in the Richmond area, where it has now set up an...

Hiring in IT sector has picked up significantly

While other sectors are struggling to survive and resorting to downsizing, India’s information technology (IT) companies, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys and Wipro have...

EY to recruit 14,000 for its GDS centres

Ernst & Young (EY) will be hiring 14,000 people for its eight global delivery services (GDS) centres in India this financial year. The multinational...

Acko gets new office, will add over 100 more Ackers ...

Acko, the insurance technology company, has moved to a new office in Bengaluru. Spread over 87000 square feet, this spacious office will soon see...

Medikabazaar to expand, will take on 200 former Zomato employees

Medikabazaar, the online B2B platform for medical supplies, is looking at expanding its present workforce by adding 500 employees. It has expressed interest in...

Ericsson hires workforce of Niche AI

The artificial intelligence (AI) centre of Ericsson— the Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company— in Bangalore, will now have high-tech engineers from Niche AI...

Five ways leaders can accelerate innovation in their organisation

Leaders are at the forefront of this change and tasked with giving direction to their organisations, to successfully emerge from this crisis unscathed. It...

Time for the ‘optimism tonic’

Will I still be employed at the end of the year? Will my children be able to attend school anytime soon? What if there...

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Workers will have to give 60-day notice before going on strike

The proposed Industrial Relations Code Bill 2020, seeks to give more flexibility to industrial establishments to employ or fire workers without Government approval, if...

Walmart announces pay raise for employees

Walmart, the American multinational retail company, will give its 165,000 employees a pay hike. As a result, many of its employees who were working...

Google to ensure content moderation on internal message boards

After noticing that its employees have been sharing their opinions generously on its internal message boards — Dory and Memegen — while working from...

Amazon India launches 2nd all-women delivery station, promotes diversity

E-commerce company, Amazon, has established a delivery station in Kadi, in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, which is managed entirely by women. A total...

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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...
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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...