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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...

61.12 lakh jobs created in FY 2019

A total of 61.12 lakh jobs were created in the financial year 2019, as per the payroll data from Employees’ Provident Fund Office (EPFO)....

Retail sector will create 1.66 lakh new jobs in FY20: TeamLease...

According to the 'Employment Outlook Report' by staffing firm, TeamLease Services, the retail sector alone will witness a two per cent rise in employment...

Maharashtra Government will create 10 lakh jobs by 2024

Under the Chief Minister's Employment Generation Programme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Government of Maharashtra will create employment opportunities for 10...

Japan plans to hire skilled Pakistani workers

Apparently, Japan is facing a shortage of skilled manpower and by accepting human resources from Pakistan they will be able to bridge that gap. The...

Tatas set to hire Jet Airways’ employees

On a social-media platform, The Taj Mahal Palace, the hospitality unit of the Tata Group, put up a welcoming message to Jet Airways’ employees...

Saudi Arabia’s digital employment programme will generate 561,000 jobs

The Kingdom’s new online platform, Qiwa, will present all the existing employment services of the country, along with at least 70 new services on...

IGNOU announces job openings, salary up to Rs 50,000 per month

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, has announced several vacancies and is also offering good salaries, of up to Rs 50,000 a...

‘Overqualified’ does not necessarily mean ‘smart’

An overqualified employee is as bright as a button, but is this button hanging loose and ready to fall? Highly educated people possessing a...

Demand for Indian talent grows on Indian and foreign ships

More Indian seafarers seem to have been employed on Indian and foreign ships in 2018 — a surprising 35 per cent growth— as compared...

Railways to employ about 4 lakh, 23000 jobs reserved for EWS

The Indian Railways is all set to provide employment to almost four lakh people. Close to two and a half lakh new vacancies have...

Karnataka creates maximum jobs in the country

Karnataka features among the three Indian states to have generated the maximum number of jobs in the formal sector in the last one year....

IKEA India to create 10000 jobs in Maharashtra, and employ 50%...

Not long after the successful launch of IKEA’s first store in India in Hyderabad, IKEA India, the Sweden-based home furnishing retailer is all set...

Around 7.43 lakh jobs added in May: EPFO

A total of 44.74 lakh jobs were created in the formal sector during September 2017–May 2018

Canada generated more jobs than Bay Area in 2017

Toronto was the fastest-growing market for tech jobs last year.

Make in India created 4 lakh jobs: Modi

The new Samsung plant will manufacture 1 crore mobile phones every month, and create 1,000 job opportunities.

Govt’s health insurance scheme to generate over a lakh jobs

The scheme aims to provide Rs five lakh health cover to 100 million of India's poorest families, spurring off employment opportunities during its implementation. 

The short- and long-term effects of economic growth on jobs: World...

Rapid economic growth does indeed reduce unemployment rates in the short term, while a slowdown is associated with increase in unemployment. However, as a long-term effect of the economic growth, employment rate falls.

6 key job profiles in the era of digitisation

People are at the centre of all digitisation-related processes and it is the HR and talent acquisition specialists who drive the digitalisation goal

Coca Cola’s corporate restructuring plan to create more jobs

HCCB intends to maintain a leaner corporate office, while strengthening the sales and supply chain.

Punjab Government launches schemes to create jobs for 2.36 lakh youth

The Government is focussed on ensuring that the youth become employable and stop leaving the country in search of jobs.

Change jobs but not your PF account

Employees will no longer require to change or close their PF accounts when switching companies or jobs.

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.

 

Facebook goes the LinkedIn way: New feature allows jobs posting

Employers will now be able to post job openings on their Facebook page.

What India’s Union budget for 2017–18 has in store for jobs

This year’s budget also looks to be in line with the Modi government’s strong focus on creating jobs and encouraging skilling efforts, since it took over in May 2014.

Defence Minister promises 10,000 jobs through GSL project

These job vacancies will be created through the Rs 36,000-crore project given to the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL).

Demonetisation creates jobs for 71,000 sales professionals & 2,000 engineers

To meet this demand and increasing business , immediate hiring is top priority for mobile payment companies.

LinkedIn and Ministry of HRD come together to create more jobs

The MoU signed by the two will ensure that all colleges affiliated with AICTE will adopt LinkedIn Placements.

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Organisations that have fewer women in their workforces are actually missing out. On what? On many positive outcomes, including higher job satisfaction, enhanced level...

Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

How should companies control layoff anxiety

Pick up the newspaper and there is bound to be at least one story about some organisation downsizing or slashing jobs in order to...

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White Rivers Media’s informal learning programme

Learning does not take place only in classrooms. People can learn and get motivated by other people’s experiences as well. White Rivers Media, a...

How diversity is connected to engagement

Organisations that have fewer women in their workforces are actually missing out. On what? On many positive outcomes, including higher job satisfaction, enhanced level...

Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

As per the Code on Social Security 2019, employees will become eligible for payment of gratuity only after their employment is terminated after completing...

India Inc. sees better representation of women

A study published by management consulting firm, Zinnov, along with Intel India, has found that the representation of women in organisations in India is...

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