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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.

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.

Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers over the next two years

As part of the initiative, the company will open four new technology and innovation hubs across the country focussing on cutting-edge technology.

How storytelling by candidates helps make better hiring decisions

Allowing candidates to share stories during job interviews helps the recruiter identify their skills, attitude, commitment, culture, and many of the attributes which will not come out from their resume or structured interviews.  

UST Global expands workforce: Adds over 3000 people in Bengaluru

This addition, most significant for the company, further strengthens the service capacity of the Bangalore facility, which is its second biggest delivery centre globally

Grab opens new R&D centre; hires 200 engineers in Bangalore

The company has already hired Raghuram Trikutam, as the head of engineering, mobile payments and Ruchika Sharma, as head of human resources.

 

Patanjali on a hiring spree: to hire 8000 professionals

Graduates, post-graduates and even those who have only matriculated can apply.

Eli India to double up hiring to 1500

The company plans to expand its footprint in India by adding to the existing staff strength of 3000.

Demonetisation effect: MobiKwik to hire 1,000 this quarter

The digital payments firm will invest over Rs. 50 crore in a bid to expand its footprint.

Tips to help HR hire their Trumps over Clintons

The selection and hiring process of employees should have no room for mistakes. To avoid mistakes that can cost the company heavily, here are some guidelines for HR managers to find their Donald Trumps!  

Samsung E.D.G.E. to pick young talent from colleges

The platform gives the country’s brightest minds an opportunity to get a head-start in their careers.

Reliance Jio to aggressively hire amidst industry slowdown

The telecom major has already added 13,000 to its headcount in 2016, and is looking to add another 5000 in the coming times.

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The whites and blues of the gig workforce  

Gig workers are being hired for specialised jobs as well as for manual labour. The workforce of today is looking beyond tenure and jobs —...
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Namit Kharbanda is new director-HR, JW Marriott, Pune  

  Kharbanda, who used to work for Andaz Delhi, will now be heading all HR-related operations, such as recruitment, talent development policies, administration, compliance and...

Oyo’s hospitality partners panic due to layoffs

The hotel partners seem to have received no communication from OYO about its downsizing and are unable to contact the Company’s representatives either. Oyo’s recent...

More employment opportunities in the field of data science in India

About 1.5 lakh jobs will be available in the data science space this year. According to a recent study, India will offer 62 per cent...

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