Tag: Quarterly Employment Survey

Formal-sector employment grew by 2 lakhs in July- Sept 2021

The Labour Bureau has released the quarterly employment survey (QES) for the July-September 2021 quarter. The survey findings regarding the employment in the second...

39K new regular jobs but 1.26 lakh contract & casual jobs...

While six out of eight sectors have added new jobs, manufacturing and transport have lost jobs.

Is Amazon hiring again after letting go 10,000 globally?

It hasn’t been long since Amazon announced its intention to lay off 10,000 from its global workforce. Now, media reports seem to suggest that the...

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Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

Is Amazon hiring again after letting go 10,000 globally?

It hasn’t been long since Amazon announced its intention to lay off 10,000 from its global workforce. Now, media reports seem to suggest that the...

Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

In India, there is no dearth of incidents pertaining to exploitation of domestic helps. However, things seem to be moving in the right direction,...

Will wage ceiling for EPFO’s retirement saving scheme be revised?

As per media reports, there is a likelihood of the Government revising the wage limit for the retirement saving scheme of the Employees’ Provident...

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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...