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PepsiCo to invest Rs 814 in plant, employ 1,500

With Pepsico raising its investment — from Rs 500 crore to Rs 814 crore — in the potato chips plant to be set up...

Over 5 lakh direct jobs by Salesforce in India

Salesforce will add over five lakh direct jobs in India in the times to come. While the California-based IT company will create about 13...

Mahindra Logistics trains 20,000 in 2 years under PMKY

Third party logistics solution company, Mahindra Logistics (MLL), has not only added 10,100 seasonal jobs in preparation for the festive season, but plans to...

Welspun India to employ over 500 migrant workers

Welspun India, in partnership with the Pravasi Rojgar Yojana, is looking at providing a means of livelihood to 500-600 skilled and unskilled migrant workers...

WB govt offers jobs to 3,000 IT professionals

The Karmo Bhumi programme initiated by the West Bengal government has managed to offer jobs to about 3,000 informational technology (IT) professionals who returned...

Central Govt rolls out initiatives to boost employment

Shri Santosh Gangwar, Minister of State (I/C) for Labour & Employment replied to questions in the Lok Sabha today, regarding the Government’s initiatives for...

Amazon’s Career Day to offer opportunities to job seekers

Tech giant, Amazon, is holding a career day on September 16, which will witness a team of 1000 recruiters from the Company offering 20,000...

20k+ govt. posts to be filled in 5 months: Gujarat CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced that over 20,000 jobs will be offered to candidates in the state in the next five months....

‘Lockdown generation’ sees lower employment rates and entrenched inequality: LSE report

Developing economies across the world usually have large informal sectors, where workers lack the basic security and protection, such as paid leaves. The Indian...

Saudi Arabia to rely on experts to improve overseas hiring

The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources is considering hiring a consultancy to help improve overseas recruitment. The challenges faced while hiring foreign workers will...

PhonePe to create 10,000 jobs

Bangalore-based digital payment company, PhonePe, is gearing up to enable digital payments for more than 25 million small merchants across the country in a...

2 mn jobs by 2025: Karnataka’s new industrial policy

Karnataka’s New Industrial Policy 2020-25 will create two million jobs and is expected to attract Rs 5 lakh crore worth investments over the next...

Vedanta to hire diverse talent, and double production by 2023

With an alarming financial burden, jobs/employment is going to become a tricky and grim topic in times to come. In such a scenario, natural...

Amazon announces 50,000 seasonal jobs in India

While most companies are downsizing due to the impact of the pandemic on businesses, e-commerce company, Amazon India, has offered some hope. It will...

90 lakh new jobs in Uttar Pradesh’s MSME sector

Easy loans, transparency of rules and amendment of the MSME Act, 2006, are just some of the measures being taken by the Uttar Pradesh...

187 jobs posted by the Women and Child Development dept, Delhi...

Applications have been invited by the Women and Child Development (WCD)department of the Delhi government for 187 vacancies. These jobs are part of the Government...

About 50,000 jobs have been posted in the 2nd week of...

There seems to be some relief for job seekers amidst the pandemic. As per data collected from the official pages of organisations on LinkedIn,...

Online grocers and pharmacies are hiring delivery personnel

Faced with acute shortage of labour, e-commerce firms are struggling with timely deliveries. Online grocers and pharmacies are on a hiring spree. They are...

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...

CEAT’s new plant will provide over 1000 jobs

Indian tyre manufacturing company, CEAT, has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art plant at Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, which will be its sixth manufacturing unit in the...

DEET to simplify job search

The Government of Telangana has launched the Digital Employment Exchange of Telangana or DEET, to help students and job seekers find jobs and internships....

Honda to provide job training to 50,000 in the US

Honda Motor Company, the Japanese automobile manufacturing company, will sign a pledge to join a White House initiative that aims to increase job training...

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...

India’s textiles and apparel industry to employ 55 million by 2020

India’s textiles and apparel industry, which contributes 2.3 per cent to the country’s GDP, is responsible for 13 per cent of industrial production, and...

STEM-related jobs on the rise in India

Jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics space have risen 44% in three years. Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM)-related job roles have witnessed...

HSBC will see 10,000 job cuts

With tensions in the global markets due to many reasons like the Brexit, HSBC is planning to cut close to 10,000 jobs to cut...

Cognizant to layoff 350 employees to reduce cost

Cognizant has decided to layoff around 350 people from mid to senior level positions. The salary packages of these employees ranged from Rs 80...

Can India’s apprenticeship strategy lead to better employment numbers?

With multiple sectors facing huge skills gaps in the coming years, apprenticeships hold tremendous promise in nurturing our youth right from the schooling level....

IIT-Kharagpur bags record placement offers in the first phase

During the first phase of its placement season, the career development centre at the Kharagpur campus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-KGP) reached...

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...

1000s of engineers, graduates seek jobs as sanitary workers

With the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation offering an initial monthly salary of Rs 15,700 to sanitary workers, there has been a deluge of applications from...

IIM Indore 2018-20 batch offered highest stipend of Rs 4 lakh

In the search for top talent, prominent recruiters have been generous in terms of offering compensation. The 2018-20 batch of IIM Indore witnessed a...

Square Yards to hire 1,500 fresh graduates from campuses

Square Yards, the technology-enabled real-estate transaction platform is gearing up to hire freshers directly from university and college campuses. It plans to add more...

Hiring in IT sector has picked up significantly

While other sectors are struggling to survive and resorting to downsizing, India’s information technology (IT) companies, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys and Wipro have...

Manufacturing talent: The future of apprenticeships

With the technology changing at a rapid pace, the old alignment between educational qualifications and economic credentials, opportunities and careers are being called to question. Individuals...

11 lakh new jobs in 5 years through Ayushman Bharat

Probably the largest healthcare scheme in the world, India’s Ayushman Bharat Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-JAY), which recently completed its first year successfully, is expected...

No dearth of low-paying jobs in Punjab

While there is no dearth of jobs for the unemployed in Punjab, these jobs offer very little in terms of pay. Over two lakh...

Coal India is on a hiring spree, offers 9000 jobs

In what is probably the biggest recruitment drive for Coal India in ten years, the coal mining and refining company is gearing to recruit...

GM offers to invest $7 billion and create 5400 additional jobs

The United Auto Workers union has begun its first strike against General Motors (GM) in over a decade, demanding fair wages, affordable and quality...

Lodha Group’s six new projects will create 10,000 new jobs

Lodha Group, the residential real-estate player will soon be launching six new projects focussed on affordable housing and office development, which is expected to...

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...

Can an apprenticeship make youth more employable?

In the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor survey (2018) of over 2,000 American adults, an overwhelming 62% of respondents agreed that apprenticeships increase the employability...

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...

Tata Steel to shut two sites in the UK

For some time now, Tata Steel has been trying to sell some of its non-core businesses. While Kalzip and Firsteel were successfully sold, offering...

Amazon India will give jobs to military veterans

Amazon India has launched a scheme to employ former military personnel in collaboration with the Office of the Director General of Resettlement (DGR) and...

Uber alumni network is helping laid off staff find work

Post lay off of over 400 Uber staff members recently, the Uber alumni network and other tech employees have posted hundreds of job vacancies...

Kia’s Penukonda unit raises employment expectations of youth in Andhra Pradesh

Kia Motors, the South Korean automobile manufacturing company, recently announced the launch of its first car from Penukonda, in the Anantapur district of Andhra...

Ford to lay off over 185 employees in Ontario

Ford Motor Company, the American multinational automaker, is expected to lay off about 185 employees at its assembly plant at Oakville, Ontario in September....

Dearth of teaching staff at IITs and NITs

According to the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry, the engineering institutions of the country including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the National...

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...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Employees need to hit the ‘pause’ button once in a while

Gone are the days when unused sickness leaves were carried forward by employees to the next year. Times are such that organisations are surprising...

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EPFO becomes more subscriber friendly; launches WhatsApp helpline

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is well on the path to becoming more subscriber friendly than ever before. Close on the heels of the...

Should companies hire candidates who bad-mouth ex-employers?

One of the oft-asked questions at any interview is, ‘Why do you want to leave your current organisation?’ HR experts, surveys and researches will...

Performance-linked reward of Rs 68,500 per employee announced by Coal India

Coal India has announced a performance-linked reward or PLR of Rs 68,500 per employee for 2019-20. All non-executive cadre employees will be paid the...
Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

CG employees may get higher DA if new CPI-IW is implemented

If the Government decides to execute the new Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW), all Central government employees will stand to gain, because...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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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...