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Haryana CM announces impending disclosure of 28,000-29,000 job results

The outcomes for around 28,000 to 29,000 positions will be disclosed in the coming eight days, said Manohar Lal Khattar, chief minister, Haryana, on...

Global coal industry may render 4 lakh jobless in about 10...

There appears to be worrisome news for workers of Coal India. Globally, the coal industry is set to witness several mine closures as cheaper...

42.3% of young graduates remain unemployed in India: report

While it is heartening to know that unemployment has come down across all education levels post the pandemic, it is disappointing to know that...

UAE unemployment insurance deadline approaches; penalties to be imposed

The deadline for enrolling in the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) unemployment insurance scheme is fast approaching, with penalties to be imposed on those who...

SASI seeks enactment of Arunachal Pradesh Private Job Reservation Bill

To address the issue of unemployment in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, the Save Arunachal Save Indigenous (SASI) has requested the Government of...

Unemployment benefits to workers on strikes lasting over 30 days: Massachusetts...

A legislation has been proposed that would allow workers in Massachusetts on strike for over 30 days to receive unemployment benefits. The aim of...

Karnataka’s unemployment rate is 2.7% — lower than national figure of...

According to data from the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation or ESIC, from September 2017 to March 2021, Karnataka added 24 lakh formal jobs. Since...

Canada’s unemployment rate is 5%; 1.5 lakh jobs created in Jan.

While experts had predicted that Canada unemployment rate will go up to 5.1 per cent, the country’s economy has done better than expected. It...

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...

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...

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ASHA workers protest nationwide for better support, wages

National Health Mission (NHM) employees and Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers in Kerala are protesting over the delay in releasing Rs 820 crore...

Pay of Jane Fraser, CEO, Citigroup, up 6% amid workforce cut plan

Jane Fraser, CEO, Citigroup, witnessed her total compensation rise by six per cent to $26 million in 2024, reflecting a $1.5 million base salary,...

AI monitors employee chats at Walmart, Delta, T-Mobile, Chevron, and Starbucks

Several major companies, including Walmart, Delta, T-Mobile, Chevron, and Starbucks, are reportedly using an AI-powered platform called ‘Aware’ to monitor employee conversations on platforms...

Maharashtra cabinet revives retirement benefits for anganwadi workers

On 26 February 2024, the Maharashtra state cabinet approved the reinstatement of retirement benefits for anganwadi workers and helpers, which were previously halted due...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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