Tag: IT sector

New report shows an uptick in November hiring numbers

After observing months of slowdown in hiring in the IT industry, November finally shows signs of recovery, albeit only marginally. A talent management platform...

Hiring news from across the globe

With the holiday season fast approaching, Amazon.com is gearing to hire 150,000 employees in the US. It is looking for people to pick, pack,...

10,000+ additional vacancies announced by Telangana government

Over 10,000 vacancies will be filled across government departments in Telangana, as per the Government of Telangana’s latest directives. These vacancies are in addition to...

IT-sector CEOs’ median annual salaries went up by 835% in 10...

There has been a surge in demand for talent in the IT sector post the pandemic. And yes, talented people are being lured by...

Talent acquisition vs talent retention – What’s more important?

Talent acquisition and retention are both key elements of an HR strategy. Businesses strive to attract the best talent for key roles so that...

IT-sector staff in Hyderabad may soon see flexibility ending

The Telengana government is expecting people to return to working from office. In fact, by end of September, offices in the information technology (IT)...

10 lakh IT jobs in Karnataka in 5 years

The Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) is gearing up to ensure that about ten lakh jobs are created in the information technology (IT) sector...

50,000 new jobs in Visakhapatnam in 2020

With the Government all set to develop the information technology (IT) sector in Visakhapatnam, as many as 50,000 jobs are expected to be created...

405 million employed in May-August 2019: Study

According to a survey by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), which covered 175,000 households, which is about 700,000 people, 405 million people have...

Hiring expats to become a challenge for India Inc. after proposed...

India Inc. will soon find it more challenging to hire foreign talent to fill senior positions, due to the latest tax on the super-rich. The...

May Day Parade by Karnataka IT Employees’ Union

A May Day Parade was organised under the aegis of the Karnataka State IT/ITeS Employees’ Union (KITU). The participants marched from the Bangalore Town...

Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore remain top job creators in India: Shine.com...

In a bid to study the current dynamics of the jobs landscape, Shine.com, the online job portal in India, recently mapped the key growth...

IIT Madras students bag 1,146 job offers, from 298 companies

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) witnessed a 15 per cent hike in campus placements this year, with students being made a total...

TCS and Infosys recruited a total of 53,303 employees in FY19

Information technology companies, Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) and Infosys have together expanded the workforce by 53,303 in year 2018-19. As per data from their...

IT professionals in India’s Silicon Valley not hopeful of hikes in...

According to a survey by Shine.com, employees from the information technology (IT) sector in Bengaluru have very low expectations in terms of salary hikes...

FITE forms state-level tri-partite committee to address IT employees’ issues

The Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE), Maharashtra recently met with Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangikar and other senior officials to discuss various...

IT sector top talent to get up to 20% salary increment...

It will be a good year in terms of increments for professionals in the information technology (IT) sector. The average salary increment across the...

IT majors hire 70,000 people in first three quarters

The Indian IT sector has been hiring more people in the current fiscal than it did in the previous financial year. Of the major...

Big data, analytics, machine learning and AI development will be highest-paid...

The Indian IT industry is expected to invest majorly on automation and artificial intelligence in the New Year. The IT sector in the country...

Annual productivity loss of $3.5 billion in Bangalore IT sector due...

The lifestyle habits of staff in Bangalore’s IT sector are resulting in productivity loss worth an alarming $3.5 billion annually. According to a survey...

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...

Senior Infosys staff to get a raise of up to 5...

At a time when many IT companies are downsizing and laying off senior staff, Infosys, the Indian multinational IT services provider, is expected to...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Amazon disobeyed labour laws: US judge

An administrative judge in the US has declared that Amazon violated labour laws by threatening to withhold wage increases and benefits from workers at...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

The risks of ‘gig economy’ in the Philippines

The World Bank's economic update for the Philippines in December 2022 warned of the growing informality in the labour market, with an increase in...

15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...