Tag: Hiring

‘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...

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.

Hiring scene hits all time low in 12 years: Down from...

This is contrary to the situation a few quarters back in Q4, 2016, when India led the pack among 43 countries, ahead of Japan and Taiwan.

SBI to recruit only those with Aadhaar

The bank has proposed to introduce verification of the identity of candidates through Aadhaar.

Uber India to hire talent to innovate and enhance driver-rider experience

In line with its plan to provide improved services, the company is looking to hire product managers, data scientists and designers.

SEBI to get two-thirds of its executive directors from within

Previously, 50 percent of the total posts of executive directors were filled by internal candidates and the rest were recruited from outside the organisation.



Nanolearning – changing the paradigms

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Employee Benefits & Engagement


Add colour to employee engagement

We have all heard of people going green with envy, red with anger and white in shock. In fact, most emotions are colour coded....

How does Capgemini do it better than others?

Last few years have witnessed a sea change in the way employees are cared for in their organisations. Amongst the companies that have taken...

How big a role do canteens play in making staff happy?

Have you come across job seekers applying for positions in organisations specifically because they offer good food? There is no dearth of swanky offices...


Top Employers Institute recognises TCS as a global top employer

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the Indian multinational IT services consulting company, has been recognized as a global top employer by the Top Employers Institute....

Ford will close Brazil plant, render 2,700 jobless

Ford Motor Company will be shutting down its oldest factory in Brazil rendering over 2700 people jobless. This move to restructure will bring to...

Should leaders throw temper tantrums?

When Indra Nooyi became the CEO of Pepsico in 2006, she met Steve Jobs who advised her that as a CEO she should sometimes...

Why Sodexo Retains 98% of Its Clients

In today’s competitive scenario, it’s a constant struggle to retain/ gain market share. From adopting the latest and best technology to employing the best...


“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...

Organisations are realising that they need to give up their primitive HR policies, if...

Gearing up for the future, organisations need to focus more on technology and be prepared for the impact that it may make on its...

We are inventing jobs we didn’t even know we needed a couple of years...

What do you think are the broad challenges before the auto industry? The auto industry right now is going through the biggest changes in its...