Tag: skilled workers

India-Japan MOC for partnership in ‘Specified Skilled Workers’ category

A Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) has been signed by the Government of India and the Government of Japan, to facilitate movement and approval of...

Delhi’s minimum wage highest amongst Indian states

About 55 lakh contractual workers in Delhi will benefit from the hike in minimum wages announced recently and approved by the Supreme Court. The...

India at the bottom edge of global talent competitiveness

Shortage of skilled workers responsible for the low ranking on GTCI...  

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Why is employee leasing even more important in this volatile period?

Employee leasing isn’t a new term for the HR fraternity. For the uninitiated, it is a business arrangement wherein a company outsources certain HR functions...

Wages of Pak government staff may suffer, IMF refuses funds

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused to provide financial aid to Pakistan, which is currently experiencing a severe economic crisis, at a time...

Transgender employment and quotas: Delhi HC seeks Centre’s stance

The Delhi High Court has requested a response from the Indian government regarding a petition that calls for the employment of transgender individuals and...

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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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...