Tag: unemployment rate

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...

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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General Motors CEO and executives sued by employee union for failure to pay court

The employee union of the General Motors plant in Maharashtra's Talegaon has filed a lawsuit against the company's global CEO, Mary Barra, and other...

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...

Unions want OPS restored, Raghuram Rajan says, ‘not a good idea’

While various employee unions of Central and state governments are threatening to agitate if the old pension scheme is not restored, Raghuram Rajan, former...

GITPRO, FIIDS helping 2 lakh laid-off Indians in the US find jobs

Many Indian techies and IT professionals who have been rendered jobless in the recent layoff spree have become part of WhatsApp groups aimed at...

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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...