Tag: Jobs

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.

E-commerce to create about 12 million jobs in India by 2025

According to the HSBC Global Report, 50 per cent of the expected 24 million jobs, to be created in India in the next decade, may come from the e-commerce sector.

Is it time to freeze ‘cold calling’?

When you make calls to poach a candidate, just remember, you are not selling credit cards, you are in the business, which is lot more significant and life-changing.

Indian teachers rate majority of Indian students as inept for employment

While teachers from higher education institutes opined that 64 per cent of their students were incompetent for employment , school teachers felt only 48 per cent were unemployable.

 

Renewable energy sector may create one million jobs by 2022

The latest report by IRENA predicts that India, the world's third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases but 127th in terms of per capita emissions, might generate a million jobs in the coming years.

Obama visit: What does it imply for people business?

Obama’s promises are expected to expand the job market exponentially. However, this would mean enhanced skillsets for new and existing workforce. Is India Inc. ready to roll?

NASSCOM forecast: Tech start-ups to create more jobs

Better access to initial funding is responsible for the spurt in Indian tech start-ups, leading to more jobs…

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Is SoftBank laying off 30% of Vision Fund team?

The investment division of SoftBank, the Vision Fund, is reportedly being downsized. About 150 people from the 500-strong team may lose their jobs reported...

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Why Sennheiser encourages employees to specialise in their roles

One of the main reasons for attrition is the lack of professional development and growth. Stagnation is a situation that employees are in a...

Is SoftBank laying off 30% of Vision Fund team?

The investment division of SoftBank, the Vision Fund, is reportedly being downsized. About 150 people from the 500-strong team may lose their jobs reported...

WHO/ILO roll out policy brief on workplace mental health

A policy brief has been jointly published by the World Health Organsiation (WHO) and the International Labour Organsiation (ILO) about the need to address...

TCS makes ‘3 days a week in office’ mandatory

After trying to woo their employees back to office with a social-media campaign, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has now sent a mail to them...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...