Tag: Hiring

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...

Amazon to hire 30,000, will hold job fair

To tackle the demands of the holiday season, Amazon is all set to hire 30,000 full-time and part-time employees in its corporate, technology and...

How accurate are personality tests for hiring

The traditional ways of hiring were very different from the tools that we have today. Earlier, the HR depended on their intuitions and sense...

Hike in annual salary offerings on campus

Many organisations have been visiting engineering colleges in Kochi with pre-placement offers. They have also offered about 10 per cent to 20 per cent...

Avaali Solutions to double headcount, expand into Europe and the US

The consulting services providing company, Avaali Solutions, is all set to expand into Europe and the US and increase its client base in the...

OYO to expand workforce in India by 3,000

OYO will be expanding its workforce in India, by hiring more than 3,000 employees in the next six months. The hospitality company, which offers...

Ace tech professionals hard to come by: Survey

A recent global survey revealed that a significant number of organisations across the globe admit that finding good quality technology professionals is their biggest...

Employer-Youth mismatch at the recruitment stage – How apprenticeships can help

Employability rates among college graduates languish under 50% dropping to 30% in disciplines such as commerce and arts. Equally alarming, an astonishing 80% of India’s total...

Cognizant to spend carefully, will cut down on hiring and travel...

Information technology company, Cognizant, is taking measures to cut down on expenses. Not only will the company slow down hiring, but it will also...

Clearwater Analytics to open India office, will hire 100 in...

Clearwater Analytics is all set to open its new office in Noida, India, which will be its second development centre. It will be hiring...

Visionet Systems India to hire 800 professionals

Visionet Systems India (VSPL), the American technology solutions and business process management company, will increase its workforce strength in the country to 2500 by...

Infosys will hire 18,000 freshers from the campuses

The 229,000 strong workforce at Infosys, the technology company, will soon see an addition of 18000 freshers. The Indian software exporter will be hiring...

Hiring on for more than 2.94 lakh employees in the Railways

As on 1 June 2019, over 2.98 lakh vacancies existed in the Indian Railways. The hiring process is presently going on for more than...

CarDekho will recruit 2,000 this year

CarDekho, the online car purchase and sale portal, will be hiring 2,000 people this fiscal as it is planning to expand its business. Presently, the...

Mobile app for recruitment and boosting productivity at Aditya Birla Capital

Realising that the conventional legacy systems were affecting productivity, Aditya Birla Capital has now adopted a mobile app that takes care of all employee...

Syndicate Bank aims to expand, will hire 1200 employees

Syndicate Bank has revealed its plans to reach a target of Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 crore profit in the financial year 2019-20. With...

360 Realtors will hire1,000 employees

Property brokerage firm, 360 Realtors, will be expanding its workforce by a 1,000 employees this financial year. It is all set to grow its...

SBI announces 8904 vacancies

The State Bank of India has announced its intention to fill 8,904 vacancies, including 251 backlog vacancies. Despite the weak employment situation in India, the...

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...

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Employee Protection Plan for Unilever staff

Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer known for its various brands including Dove, Knorr, Omo and Lifebuoy, has announced wide-ranging measures to support the global...

Delivery of twins to be considered as 2 deliveries for maternity benefits

Following an appeal filed by the Union Ministry against leave granted to a woman employee of the CISF, the Madras High Court recently ruled...

Employee Benefits: Are they valued and appreciated?

Many employers feel that their employees do not really understand the benefits that are offered to them. It is hard to believe, but the...

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Cognizant to increase base pay for its employees working amidst pandemic

Cognizant plans to give its employees, up to associate-level, in India and the Philippines, a 25 per cent increment in base pay for the...

Employees of public banks question the need to report for work amidst crisis

Employees of public banks seem unhappy with the current arrangement, where they are required to go to office even during the lockdown period. Not...

Full 3 month’s salary for Nestle staff

Nestle, the Swiss multinational food and drink processing company, has announced that it will pay full salaries to all employees affected by work stoppages...

Healthcare workers in the state to get 4 months advance salary in April: Odisha...

While most of us have the privilege to work from the comfort of our homes, the healthcare workers are performing their duties, day in...

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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...

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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...