Tag: Hiring

Snapdeal to hire 120 engineers

The e-commerce company, Snapdeal, has announced that it will be hiring 120 engineers this year, as part of its plans to expand its technology...

Paytm Mall to recruit 300 people

Paytm Mall, the Indian e-commerce organisation backed by Alibaba has already hired 200 people recently, and is expected to add 300 more in the...

Cybage to expand in India, hiring on the cards

Cybage, the technology consulting and product engineering company, is all set to expand its operations in India, and is looking at hiring approx. 1000...

‘Zero drag hiring’: A common practice, but not a good one

‘Zero drag hiring’ is a discriminatory way of hiring people without any responsibilities, that is, unmarried and childless people with no family obligations. Whenever...

AI and talent acquisition: A marriage made in heaven

We are at the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Automation has changed the manufacturing process and the HR function is also going through...

Hiring budgets set to increase by 34% in 2019

According to a Merce-Mettl report, the average hiring volumes in India’s corporate world will increase by 31 per cent in 2019, compared to 25...

HR technology startup, Vasitum, launches operations

Delhi-based HR technology startup, Vasitum, which is the sister concern of Maven Workforce, began its operations recently. With its artificial intelligence (AI) tools, Vasitum...

Wipro increases campus hiring in India and local hiring in the...

Wipro, the Indian IT services company, will be concentrating on hiring more locals in the US, Europe and Australia. It has decided to increase...

Walmart to expand its technology group by 2,000

American multinational retail company, Walmart, is all set to recruit 2,000 technology experts in 2019 to support the expansion of its stores and online...

2,50,000 new jobs in IT sector in 2019: TeamLease report

The coming year promises to be good for job seekers in the Indian IT sector, which is all set to grow rapidly. As per...

Capgemini to expand its workforce by 25000

In keeping pace with the changing demand for digital technology-led services, Capgemini has established a network of innovation studios across the world. The French...

Max Life Insurance to expand, to hire over a lakh agent...

Max Life Insurance, which has 289 offices across India, is all set to expand. It plans to add at least 61 more offices by...

Samsung will recruit over 1,000 engineering graduates for its R&D centres

Samsung India will be hiring more than a thousand graduates from the country’s top-ranking engineering colleges. Over 300 of these are expected to be...

Shine.com’s tech team expected to expand by 40-50%

Following the appointment of Amardeep Vishwakarma as its new CTO, Shine.com, the Indian online job portal and search platform, is readying to enhance its...

Cross-industry hiring is the way to go

In sports, teams are focussed on a common goal, which is to win the game. But the interesting part of the whole process is,...

Amazon, Flipkart hire 1,20,000 temporary staff to deal with festive rush

With the festival season having already begun, Amazon India and Flipkart anticipate a deluge of online orders. To ensure timely and smooth delivery for...

Foodpanda needs 60,000 riders for delivery team in 60 days

The Company plans to increase its order volume and scale up logistics to meet growing demand.

PayPal India likely to increase headcount to 600 techies

The Company seeks to leverage the talent that exists in India, which remains a key strategic centre for the firm. 

IIFL Finance likely to generate 4,000 jobs

India Infoline Finance (IIFL) is on a hiring spree. The Company, backed by the UK-based CDC group, is looking to grow loans about 25 per cent a year. 

Hiring rate in Hyderabad a concern, Kolkata stays on top

Kolkata shows the most promising hiring rate of 38 per cent, followed by Delhi and Mumbai.

Patanjali Ayurved on a hiring spree

The Company is aiming to employ 40 to 50 sales people in each district who will get jobs in the food, personal care, home care and other divisions.

TCS to hire in agile way based on demand

TCS has created Fresco Play - a learning platform - to enable employees to learn digital courses on the go.

Hiring in auto sector to go up by 8–12 per cent...

R&D to drive auto-sector hiring into top gear; design, engine and fuel side to hire more.

SBI to hire 10,000 plus by March 2019

Between, April 2017 and March 2018, some 18,973 employees had retired. At the same time, the Bank also hired 3,211 employees. 

Air India to hire 270 co-pilots

In 2016–17, its employee cost was Rs 2,841.48 crore—an average employee cost of Rs 21 lakh per annum.

Paytm Mall bets big on IITs for hiring

The mobile commerce platform plans to hire 150 engineers and management graduates from top Indian institutes, to strengthen its technology and business teams.

BCCI to hire HR, marketing & sales and inventory managers

Only Indian passport holders below 45 years of age may apply for these full-time engagements.

Citibank to hire tech talent to promote digital banking

The impetus given to hiring tech talent is driven by the rapid disruption and inroads of digital, cloud computing, predictive analytics, smart automation and mobile banking

Samsung India to hire 1000 engineers in 2018

The new recruits will be deployed at Samsung’s R&D centres at Bengaluru, Noida and Delhi.

How cognitive computing is creating a new HR

With cognitive computing technologies bringing in the power to self-learn and adapt, just as humans do, HR can create a much larger impact.

Hiring to remain subdued for next two quarters: ASSOCHAM

This subdued hiring is more in telecom, banks, NBFC, IT, realty and infrastructure sector.

EY develops digital HR tool to manage gig workers

The job-placement portal, GigNow, is capable of sorting resumes, ranking competencies and matching them with available openings

Organisations adopting digital recruitment face fewer hiring challenges: Study

Technologies, such as applicant tracking system (ATS), candidate relationship management (CRM) system, artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are gaining popularity.

HDFC increases staff count by 2700 in Q2, due to higher...

The total strength of the staff is now 86,450, with employee cost increasing to 3.5 per cent.

Only 32 per cent of HR managers feel they are unbiased...

Workplaces need to be more inclusive and more responsible.

Women leadership hiring increased 25% in India, from 2008-16: LinkedIn report

The report titled, ‘Moving the Needle for Women Leaders’ states that women now hold just over 25 per cent of all leadership positions globally

Infosys will continue hiring 6,000 engineers annually for next 2 years

The Company aims to have a healthy mix of local and global members in its workforce.

What’s a bad sales hire?

Every organisation has had ‘the spoilt cup of tea’ when it comes to hiring once in their organisational life-cycle.

US-based Synecheron to hire around 1500 people in Pune

The IT company plans to double its revenue by 2020.

HCL’s recruitment drive at Lucknow centre

The IT giant will expand its staff by 800, including freshers.  

Reliance Jio recruiting freshers for various posts

Candidates without any work experience can also apply.


US-based IT firm ATCS expands in India while others freeze hiring

ATCS is looking to recruit more staff and set up its first Innovation Lab (I-Lab) in Jaipur

Omega Healthcare to hire 1,000 people in Bengaluru in next 6...

The company crossed the 4,000 employees mark in the city, recently.

Paytm Mall in expansion mode, set to hire 2,000 employees

It will now penetrate Tier II and Tier III cities, increase its partner network and add another 3000 Paytm agents. It will also help shopkeepers in getting their product catalogues digitized.

Bandhan Bank announces recruitment of 5000 specialist cadre officers

Candidates looking for a career in banking can apply for various positions in both online and offline modes.

Capgemini expected to hire 20,000 people in India

Automation and integration of automation is leading to a lot of opportunity for the workforce, says the company.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma gives business and hiring tips to young...

The firm that utilizes the internet in the best possible way will win in the future years, he said.

In Asia-Pacific, 88 per cent of companies plan to put their...

Globally, one-quarter of employers who plan to hire recent MBA graduates are willing to pay a premium salary for specialised MBA programs.

Jaguar Land Rover to hire 5000 engineers through Gorillaz app

The company aims to tackle the engineering skills gap and inspire and attract a diverse range of talent and new thinking.

McDonald’s to use Snapchat, Spotify and Hulu for hiring

The company has launched a new tool – Snaplications.



Customised learning is the key to unlocking your employees’ true potential

It’s a known fact that the quality of the talent pool separates the great organisations from the good. The pace of change is palpable...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Indian companies should feel duty-bound to ensure their employees get inked.

It is true that the objective of employee engagement is to ensure that the employees experience an improved sense of well-being at the workplace....

Retaining and engaging employees is not that difficult a task

Employees are a very demanding lot these days with minds of their own. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a challenge for employers to think...

Swiggy pulled a great prank on its employees

Some companies just do not miss out on a chance to have some fun at work. Fun and team activities play a vital role...


Taco Bell’s ‘hiring parties’: Will such a strategy work in India?

As we all know, hiring is a strategic process, mostly held in a formal and serious environment to evaluate the potential of a candidate....

Raju Mistry to lead Cipla as chief people officer

On April 22, Cipla announced the appointment of Raju Mistry as the president and global chief people officer. Mistry steps into the shoes of...

Indian companies should feel duty-bound to ensure their employees get inked.

It is true that the objective of employee engagement is to ensure that the employees experience an improved sense of well-being at the workplace....

Employees of Jet Airways receive job offers on social media

Realising that almost 23000 employees of Jet Airways may be rendered jobless, many businesses have posted job offers for them. About a 100 pilots, 200...


“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...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...