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  • 23
  • Oct'20

Future of jobs in India

Getting a job in a good organization is the ultimate destination of every young student. But, there is no real definition of what actually ‘Good’ implies. It boils down to an individual's own aspirations and desires.... Read More

  • 19
  • Oct'20

Ola to hire 1,000 engineers for new tech centre in Pune

Ride hailing platform Ola plans to set up a new technology centre in Pune and hire about 1,000 engineers over the next few years, sources said. According to sources close to the development, the tech centre in Pune will be the second such centre for the company in India after Bengaluru, and will cater to global and local solutions for all businesses of Ola across the group.... Read More

  • 19
  • Oct'20

Home support, flexible work hours boost women hiring in India

Strong support from live-in help and grandparents as well as flexible working hours saw more women's workplace participation in India, as the share of female hires increased from around 30% in April to reach 37% at the end of July, a LinkedIn study revealed on Tuesday.... Read More

  • 17
  • Oct'20

Festive sales open up jobs

When Jitendra Gupta, in his late 30s, lost his job as a studio executive in a television channel in Mumbai at the start of the pandemic, he quickly discovered it was pointless knocking on the doors of other media firms—they had frozen hiring.... Read More

  • 17
  • Oct'20

Wage relief for those who lost jobs in lockdown

NEW DELHI: The government is launching a campaign, Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana (ABVKY), to ensure that Employees’ State Insurance Corporation-registered workers who had lost their jobs during the lockdown can claim of 50% of their wages for up to three months as.... Read More

  • 17
  • Oct'20

Uber to increase tech hiring in India amid a global engineering cost cut

The COVID-19 pandemic brought forth an unprecedented change in job culture. While some organisations (like Amazon) went into hiring season, most companies had to resort to layoffs, leaving millions jobless across the globe. This trend was especially prolific in India, which saw the burgeoning startup culture taking a hit, which resulted in many engineers searching for jobs... Read More

  • 16
  • Oct'20

All that you must know about Fixed Term Employment in India

Definition: Fixed-term employment is a contract in which a company or an enterprise hires an employee for a specific period of time. In most case, it is for a year but can be renewed after the term expires depending on the requirement. In fixed-term employment, the employee is not on the payroll of the company.... Read More

  • 08
  • Oct'20

Over 93,500 data science jobs vacant in India: Report

The demand for python professionals continues to remain the highest among recruiters with almost 27 per cent of the jobs requiring Python as the core skill. It is closely followed by Java/JavaScript that is witnessing a 22 per cent demand..... Read More

  • 08
  • Oct'20

Decoding the labour Codes

The new labour Codes are pro-worker and pro-employer. The real test will be in the setting of the rules for their implementation. Beyond these, there are other areas in labour that need reform, too... Read More

  • 05
  • Oct'20

India going to be the Vishwa Guru of the world?

Indeed, the country that showed the whole world its academic brilliance through Sushrutha, Kanad, and Aryabhatta deserves to gain the same pedestal of being “Vishwa Guru” again. The outlook of the present union government towards education has been paramount positive in this respect and steps taken by the government has been successful to a certain extent.... Read More

  • 03
  • Oct'20

Overall Demand for Jobs in 2020 Would Be 14 lakhs in 2020: Report

India’s tech platform for Blue-collar workforce management, Betterplace has launched its yearly blue-collar jobs report for the second consecutive year. The report which is based on data from the past 5 years, 1000+ companies, 20,000 pin codes, 80 Lakh employees & millions of data points gives insights into the ground realities, pandemic impact concluding with the path to recovery.... Read More

  • 01
  • Oct'20

A government-private partnership to help Indians find work

The government should tie up with the private sector to benefit from its technical capabilities in setting up job portals and help people rendered jobless due to the covid crisis return to work. This may be our best chance of ensuring the green shoots in the economy gain strength.... Read More

  • 30
  • Sep'20

India sees drop in workers going abroad for jobs

The demand for Indian drivers abroad appears to be on the rise while those of masons and carpenters are on the decline, if one goes by the statistics of skilled and unskilled workers with an education qualification less than Class X who need emigrati... Read More

  • 25
  • Sep'20

TOP 10 HIGHEST-PAYING DATA ANALYTICS JOBS IN 2020

Making sense of ever-growing troves of data that businesses glean daily is a complex task. It requires understanding and skills of data mining, data visualization, and programming languages to derive meaningful business value... Read More

  • 24
  • Sep'20

Here’s how new-age gig roles in India would look like

Unlike regular gig roles, the new-age gigs would cover qualified professionals professionals. The compensation would be on par or even higher than that of a regular hire. India Inc would have close to 10-15% new-age gig roles in the next five years.... Read More

  • 24
  • Sep'20

4 Benefits of Being a Contractor vs. an Employee

The era of a singular career—with full-time work at a stable employer, benefits, a retirement plan, and a living wage—is over. An NPR/Marist Poll found that 20% of American jobs are held by a worker under contract, without the full-time benefits (or the constraints) of yesteryear... Read More

  • 23
  • Sep'20

EdTech: A new path for growth

There is a paradigm shift in India’s education landscape, with companies providing online education services in pre K12 and post K12 growing fast... Read More

  • 19
  • Sep'20

Economic revival must focus on creating jobs

It is now clear that if the biggest challenge facing the Modi government before the pandemic was unemployment, it has now assumed tsunami-like dimensions in the wake of the lockdown. The rise in utilisation of the MGNREGA scheme is witness to the number of workers who migrated to the rural areas and are now in search of jobs. Surveys have also shown that lockdown has had a disastrous impact on family incomes.... Read More

  • 19
  • Sep'20

Shortage of health care workers plagues India's fight against COVID-19

NEW DELHI — Radha Kumari is a nurse in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Two months ago, along with 400 of her colleagues from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in the state capital of Patna, she went on a strike demanding a salary hike and facilities that match permanent employees’ perks — which have become a necessity during the pandemic, she said.... Read More

  • 19
  • Sep'20

TOP 5 DATA SCIENTIST SALARIES BY LOCATION IN INDIA

Accessibility of the data today is increasing at a much faster rate as companies are eager to grasp data and derive insights from it. However, deriving valuable information from the data is a complex task and requires enhanced skills and knowledge in data analysis.... Read More

  • 17
  • Sep'20

India to post strong enough growth pick up in second half of 2020: Moody's

New Delhi: Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said India, China and Indonesia will be the only G-20 emerging economies to post a strong enough pick up of real GDP in the second half of 2020, and retained its projection of 3.1 percent growth contraction for India in 2020. "The economic outlook of emerging market countries is more challenging than in advanced economies... Read More

  • 16
  • Sep'20

6L jobs, Rs 2,500 cr for rural areas in 2 yrs : Punjab Chief Minister

Vowing not to rest till he puts the state’s economy back on the track, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced a slew of welfare measures for people, including facilitation of another six lakh jobs for the youth over the next two years, of which one lakh would be in the government sector... Read More

  • 15
  • Sep'20

Manufacturing is key to creating jobs in services

In the last 15 years, the share of manufacturing in the Indian economy has been stagnant at around 16%. Meanwhile, the share of services has edged towards 50%. This has led to experts arguing that services are more important for job creation. Is that true? Mint takes a look.... Read More

  • 11
  • Sep'20

Embracing Workcations : When Work Is A Vacation

The urge to travel remains stronger than ever before, but the nature of it is changing – travel that is safe in both reality and perception; and work to break the shackles of being chained to a desk! Pleasure in the job, after all, puts perfection in work..... Read More

  • 01
  • Sep'20

How India can rise to the healthcare challenge

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have and India has all it takes to emerge as a major healthcare provider to the world, according to Farhan Pettiwala, executive director and head development– India & South Asia, Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital..... Read More

  • 01
  • Sep'20

Samsung, Pegatron and 20 others apply for India's PLI Scheme

Pegatron, Apple’s second-largest contract manufacturer, and Samsung were among 22 companies to have commited investments worth Rs. 11,000 crore while applying for the government’s production-linked incentive scheme that seeks to establish India as a smartphone export hub rivalling northeast Asia’s electronics powerhouses.... Read More

  • 31
  • Aug'20

India’s growth to pick-up from second quarter of FY-21: EY report

India’s growth in the first quarter of current financial year is likely to be “the worst” amongst the four quarters of FY-21 because of economic disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, an EY India’s report said indicating improved economic performance from the second quarter.... Read More

  • 26
  • Aug'20

Designing a new framework for paid period leaves | Analysis

The recent announcement of paid period leave for female employees by an Indian unicorn has once again thrust the issue of mandatory menstrual leave into the spotlight. Many activists feel that menstrual leave should be a paid leave granted by law, like maternity leave.... Read More

  • 26
  • Aug'20

Contractual IT workers to have more demand in India

India's IT and IT-enabled sector has faced the heat of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. While the government's new directives for unlock 1.0 have resulted in gradual demand for skilled IT workers, it still threatens the future of IT employees in India.... Read More

  • 20
  • Aug'20

Jobs that will be in high demand in the next one-two years

Due to novel coronavirus pandemic, how the businesses operate, big or small, is changing. Some existing jobs are likely to become redundant whereas new jobs and skills are likely to see demand. ET Wealth lists out 8 jobs that are likely to gain traction.... Read More

  • 20
  • Aug'20

Bihar govt announces bonanza for 3.5 lakh contractual teachers ahead of polls

Patna, Aug 19: With an eye on the coming Legislative Assembly election in the state, the Bihar government on Tuesday announced a slew of benefits for 3.5 lakh contractual teachers appointed by panchayati raj institutions and urban local bodies, hiking their pay by 15 per cent besides providing gains of Employees Provident Fund (EPF)..... Read More

  • 19
  • Aug'20

Hiring in India picks up 35% from April to June: Report

Data also suggests that the gap between hires for males and females has narrowed from about 40 percentage points in February to around 30 percentage points in June. This trend is observed across all sectors except for Manufacturing, Finance and Software & IT.... Read More

  • 18
  • Aug'20

Active hiring may resume after January next year: Report

More than half of employers are expecting active hiring to resume after January 2021. Prepared by CareerNet, the survey called 'Present hiring outlook in India - Impact of COVID-19 on hiring' was conducted on over 100 decision-makers from the Human Resources/Talent Acquisition functions across various industries in India.... Read More

 

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