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Vacancies rise in Canada; 21,000 jobs added in September

The number of vacancies in Canada has gone up. This is not because new jobs have been created, but because about 20,000 people have...

2.25 lakh applicants, including engineers, postgraduates, for 91 peon posts

Thousands of graduates and postgraduates, including some PhD holders were amongst the 2.25 lakh applicants who were hoping to land a job as peon...

32,000 jobs added, vacancies in Canadian healthcare, social assistance sectors rising

Canada has more jobs on offer now, with about 32,200 vacancies waiting to be filled. As per statistics in the May-June period vacancies rose...

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...

New Zealand to change immigration rules temporarily

With an aim to fill labour gaps, the Government of New Zealand has decided to relax immigration rules and double the numbers in the...

Over a million jobs available for the taking in Canada

Canada’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.1 per cent and there are more jobs on offer that in the past. In fact, the ratio...

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...

Centre told to hire 10 lakh people in 1.5 years

The Ministry of Home Affairs has initiated a process to fill vacancies across Central government departments on a mission mode. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has...

28% of Indian millennials admit unemployment is their biggest concern

Jobs and livelihood remain the topmost concern for most Indians, even millennials. As per the Deloitte Global 2022 Gen Z and Millennial Survey, 28...

Unemployment rises in the US, Canada posts over 8.74 lakh unfilled...

January 2022 saw about 1.4 million workers joining the labour force in the US. However, the unemployment rate, on the whole, rose a bit...

Claims for unemployment benefits drop drastically in the US

Never has the US witnessed such a dip in the number of applications for unemployment benefits since 1969. However, experts attribute this to seasonal factor...

Unemployment increases to 8.32% in August

Just when things seemed to be looking up in July — with the unemployment rate falling from 9.17 per cent in June, to 6.95...

Unemployment spiked to 21% in Q1 of 2020: Labour Ministry

The stringent lockdown, that was in effect across the nation last year when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the nation with its first wave in...

Employment growth forecast for 2021 insufficient to help jobless, new jobseekers

While the employment scenario in 2021 and 2022 will witness a rebound, it will not be enough to close the gap in employment brought...

Unemployment rises to 10.72% from 9.81% in a week’s time

Unemployment rate in rural India has been steadily rising. The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) had reported the unemployment rate as being 7.21...

Unemployment in Australia drops to one-year low

Data reveals that unemployment in Australia has dropped to a one-year low, and the number of people in jobs has exceeded pre-pandemic levels. This...

Australian job market shows resilience, employment rises yet again

The Australian job market is continuing steadily on the path of recovery, reporting a fourth month of increase in employment in January. Rate of...

122 mn Indians, 17 mn women lost jobs in 2020

A total of 122 million people in India lost their jobs in 2020. Out of these, at least 17 million were women, who lost...

Australia, Spain, Britain to focus on ways to create jobs

The pandemic has led to an economic slump in countries across the globe. Governments worldwide are thinking of ways to tackle rising unemployment and...

White-collar professionals worst impacted, 6 mn rendered jobless

Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy has revealed that about six million white-collar professionals have been rendered jobless in India due to the pandemic. Last year,...

Unemployment rates spike; 21 million salaried jobs lost in April-Aug

From April to August, the economy lost about 21 million salaried employees. As per the reports of the previous month, the recovery process had...

Marginal increase of 8.59% in unemployment rate after dramatic fall: CMIE

Although the month of June had been recording a rapid fall in the unemployment rate, it recently witnessed a marginal increase in the same...

11 BEST workers terminated for absence from work during pandemic 

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has terminated 11 of its employees for not showing up for work during the months of April...

Migrant workers to get jobs through Madhya Pradesh’s Rozgar Setu portal  

Around 79 migrant workers have already received employment on the very first day of inauguration of the Rozgar Setu portal. This job portal has...

Unemployment will rise to 35%, 135 million jobs may be lost:...

The Indian economy will find it difficult to recover from the slump following the pandemic and the lockdown. Unemployment is set to rise from...

Two lakh will be jobless in tourism sector in eastern India...

With all bookings for the summer being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, at least two lakh people associated with the tourism sector in...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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CFO highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies

The chief technical officer (CTO) is the second highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies. So, who earns more than a CTO? It is...

How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

UAE firms enroled their employees in job loss insurance scheme

A job loss insurance scheme took effect on January 1, 2023 in the UAE, and many companies have registered their employees for it. The...

Creative Synergies gets Sujendra GS as vice president-HR 

Creative Synergies Group, a global digital innovation solution provider, appoints Sujendra GS, vice president, human resources. GS moves from LTIMindtree where he was leading...

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Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...