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WPR was 54.5% for men, 8.8% for women in Delhi in...

The Worker Population Ratio (WPR) for men in Delhi was 54.5 per cent in 2021-22, says the ‘Women & Men in Delhi – 2023’...

Tweet by HR start-up CEO raises concerns about joblessness

Can a Twitter update regarding responses to job postings garner 1.5 lakh views? Apparently yes. Why? Because the tweet was about a startup receiving...

Jobs gap for women is 15%; for men,10.5%: Report

Worldwide, the year 2022 saw more working-age women outside the labour force than men. Last year, there were 750 million more women of working...

Unemployment rate rises from 8% to 8.30% in Dec. 2022

As per the data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), the unemployment rate in India has risen from 8 per cent to...

Drop in job openings in the US

Jobs openings in the US dropped drastically to 10.1 million as on 31 August 2022, which is the lowest since the middle of last...

Unemployment rate rises in India, dips in the US

According to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) India's unemployment rate rose to a one-year high of 8.3 per cent in...

Only 3.5% joblessness in the US, 5.28 lakh jobs added in...

While recession has not set in yet, it may not be too far away either feel some experts. At a time when economists were...

Joblessness up in Japan, demand for jobless aid dips in US

Japan is facing a spike in unemployment rate with lesser jobs being available. From 2.6 per cent in March, the country’s jobless rate went...

Unemployment peaks in the UK, more aid expected from finance minister

As people of Britain wait with bated breath for the March 3 budget statement, it is expected that Rishi Sunak, finance minister of the...

Fresh layoffs in Canada, unemployment spikes

With restrictions imposed yet again following the second wave of the pandemic, Canada is again experiencing job losses. In January itself, the country lost...

Salaried jobs nearly 19 million short of 2019-20 average

As the coronavirus swept across the country, it infected around 2.7 million people and hit the economy hard. According to data from the Centre...

India’s unemployment rate goes up to 8.67%

The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) has revealed that there has been a rise in rural unemployment rate by 190 basis points, which...

Singapore experiencing worst recession, highest unemployment rate in over 10 years

Ever since the global financial crisis in 2009, the unemployment rate in Singapore has not been this high. The first quarter saw the rate...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

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Carlsberg India gets Vandana Kapur as VP-HR

Carlsberg Group, the global brewery group, has roped in Vandana Kapur as the vice president-human resources, to oversee its India operations. In her new...

Staff of The Body Shop bracing for layoffs, store closures?

The Body Shop appears to be headed for layoffs, as its stores are expected to close soon in the UK, to cut costs. The...

HCLTech seeks 500 tech talents in Vijayawada mega drive

HCLTech, a global technology leader, announced a recruitment drive for over 500 tech professionals at its Vijayawada campus on February 17. Targeting individuals with...

Bangkok chokes on smog, city urges work-from-home orders

Faced with hazardous air pollution exceeding 15 times the WHO’s safe limit, Bangkok city authorities have urged employees to work remotely until February 16th....

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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...

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