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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...

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

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The big bank merger: Why are employees afraid?

Last month, when the finance minister announced the big bank merger it caused quite an upheaval in the banking sector, especially among the employees....

Yamaha reinforces ‘One Yamaha’ concept by signing 3-year wage agreement

India Yamaha Motor (IYM), the two-wheeler manufacturer, recently entered into a three-year wage settlement agreement with the workers of its Chennai factory, reinforcing its...

Apprenticeships – An opportunity for manufacturing companies

India is known for its robust workforce in IT and supports services across the world. Ours is a country of young population, where 50 percent of...

Indian Bank employees seek fulfilment of pending demands, call strike on 27 September

Indian Bank employees in Ludhiana are staging an agitation demanding uninterrupted need-based recruitment of manpower in all cadres, among other things. The employees’ union of...

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