Tag: IT

Randstad India will provide employment to 6,000 techies

Randstad India, the HR services firm, which is expanding rapidly in Andhra Pradesh, has launched a new centre in Visakhapatnam (Vizag). Not only is the...

77% employees in services sector working virtually: Report

With more and more employers having to consider the remote working model for their workforces, most need to first find out which are the...

Boeing to outsource jobs to TCS

In a virtual meeting, Boeing has conveyed to its non-unionised corporate employees that it is all set to outsource its finance and accounting jobs...

Intent to hire 95% in IT, 86% in educational services: Report

Post-pandemic recovery is truly happening, and how! There is a lot of optimism in the market, with a significant rise in hiring intent across...

Cognizant records an industry high attrition of 33 per cent

The trend of high attrition rates seems to be uniform for IT companies in the third quarter. However, Cognizant, the US- based tech company,...

Wipro to take on 17,000 from campuses

The rising attrition has forced Wipro to ramp up its hiring plan. It now intends to increase its hiring. Earlier, Wipro had announced that...

Deutsche Bank to hire 3,000 in India, Russia, Romania and the...

Deutsche Bank is all set to take on more than 3,000 technology professionals in 2021, to expand its teams at its technology centres in...

No lay-offs, lock-outs, termination: Kerala govt guidelines

In Kerala, the state labour commissioner has issued fresh guidelines for employers, including precautionary measures to be taken amidst the second wave of the...

Major IT firms to hire 1 lakh freshers in 2021

With organisations across the globe investing more in technological upgradation and speeding up digital transformation, there has been a rise in demand for information...

A new HR profile to handle remote work: Is it essential?

Remote working is here to stay, which is also leading to many changes in HR practices. Facebook recently announced a new role — director...

Karnataka launches ‘Skill Connect’ portal for job seekers

The state of Karnataka now has its own 'Skill Connect' portal, which will help those seeking jobs find suitable employment by connecting them with...

Kerala govt to turn resorts and houseboats into work-near-home facilities

The Kerala government is planning to set up work-near-home facilities for various organisations, especially information technology (IT) firms. The tenders for site acquisition are...

Will the ‘bench’ survive?

The stronghold of Indian IT companies and consultancy firms, the ‘bench’ has been thinning over the years even as contract staffing has been gaining...

FITE wants MHA to disallow IT and ITeS industries to function...

At a time when the IT and ITeS industries have been allowed to function with 50 per cent employee strength in office, the Forum...

Nasscom suggests relief measures for hard-hit IT startups and SME sector

The current pandemic has threatened to disrupt businesses and organisations are worried about continuity and timely payment of salaries. This will particularly affect the...

Few IT employees may be allowed to go to work

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Government announced in an advisory on March 24, that IT/ITES sector employees, who are involved in...

Salaries of freshers set to rise in IT sector

While salaries of entry-level employees in the information technology (IT) space in India have grown faster than that of mid-level professionals since 2017, it...

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...

IT jobs at risk in the upcoming quarters, unemployment to rise

Following layoffs announced by Infosys and Cognizant, it is predicted that most big information technology (IT) companies in the country will be reducing their...

TCS to rebuild pyramid model, will hire 30,000 freshers

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is looking to hire young engineers possessing digital skills in large numbers. This is a move towards rebuilding its pyramid...

Aditi Mukherjee joins NCDEX as EVP-HR and designated key managerial personnel

Aditi Mukherjee, former head-HR, Tata Steel, has joined the senior management team at National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) as EVP- HR and designated...

Demand for freshers on the rise, 5 lakh jobs likely in...

The information technology services sector and the growing startups in India are likely to recruit almost five lakh people in 2019, with freshers being...

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.

IBM’s ‘Call for Code’ to encourage internal and external coding talent...

The initiative invites developers to create new applications to better prepare communities and people for natural disasters.

Hike to lay off 25% of its workforce

The instant messaging service had acquired two startups last year.

HCL’s recruitment drive at Lucknow centre

The IT giant will expand its staff by 800, including freshers.  

Is IT losing its sheen as favourite employer?

With dipping revenues, falling hiring numbers and the kind of talent sought by IT industry undergoing a massive change, what will keep the charm intact? 

Google, Apple, RBI, FB, SBI: Preferred destination for business students

Among other Indian companies, Infosys, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Air India, Flipkart, Wipro, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, ONGC, L&T, Mahindra & Mahindra, Aditya Birla Group, Indian Oil, BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), Snapdeal, HCL and NPTC also feature in the list.

Lupin appoints Yugesh Goutam as president, global human resources

Goutam is a seasoned HR professional with over 29 years of diverse experience across sectors – FMCG, IT, telecom, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, healthcare & medical devices and infrastructure. 

Samsung, Amazon and Accenture among top employers of mobile talent in...

Mobile developers in e-commerce firms enjoy twice the salary and monetary benefits in comparison to their counterparts in the IT services and software companies across the nation.

IT pulls talent through codeathons

Coding contests are emerging as one of the most sought after ways for organisations to access top technology talent.

IT sector highest paid followed by BFSI; Manufacturing gets a raw...

Ironically, IT employees remain dissatisfied despite being the highest paid.

Is Morgan Stanley laying off 2% of its workforce?

Morgan Stanley may be laying off about two per cent of its workforce. If media reports are to be believed, of the more than...

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Prismforce raises $13.6 million in Series A round

Prismforce, a vertical SaaS firm focused on enabling IT companies to build a digital first, agile talent-supply chain, has raised funds to the tune...

‘Learning Tuesdays’ at Barco are not just about learning

Growth of employees has become a priority for most organisations today, and growth does not only happen through promotions and pay raises alone. Upskilling...

MoD seeks reservation for ex-Agniveers in corporate jobs

Ministry of Defence (MoD) organised an interaction session on 30 November, 2022 with the Indian Defence Industry, under the aegis of the Society of...

HealthifyMe cuts 150 jobs amidst recession fears

HealthifyMe, an Indian startup, has laid off 150 of its staff at a time when the world is expecting recession fears. In its statement...

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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...

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“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...