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  • 13
  • Aug'20

Hiring activity in India recovers 5% in July

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS): The nationwide relaxations in lockdown and re-opening of critical industries have paved the way for a marginal recovery of five per cent in hiring activities in July compared to June, Naukri.com said on Wednesday.... Read More

  • 13
  • Aug'20

IT firms to see WFH clauses in more contracts

Software services exporters, including Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys NSE -0.10 %, Cognizant, Wipro NSE 0.20 %, HCL Tech and Tech Mahindra, have predominantly moved Indian engineers onsite to debug technology issues or to co-innovate.... Read More

  • 10
  • Aug'20

Ecommerce drives spurt in temporary hiring

KOLKATA: As the country shops online, and leading players including Amazon and Myntra open up their sales ahead of Independence Day, demand for temporary staff, particularly in delivery roles, is seeing a spurt led by.... Read More

  • 09
  • Aug'20

Planning significant investment, more hiring in India: Zoom

Zoom is planning to make a significant investment in India over the next five years and ramp up hiring, a top company executive said as he sought to shed any links of Zoom with China. "Some of the misconceptions are disheartening, especially those about Zoom.... Read More

  • 09
  • Aug'20

Covid-19: Why it is the time to reskill India

Preliminary estimates by various industry bodies indicate that a large number of workers both in the informal and formal sectors will either lose their jobs or encounter a significant change in how jobs are done post-Covid-19..... Read More

  • 06
  • Aug'20

Top 5 Data Science Trend in Companies in 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting organizations, the demand for rising innovations like data science has accelerated further. While the demand is high, there is a genuine shortage of ability in the sector. According to Deloitte, data scientists and AI/ML engineers are the most looked for after experts.... Read More

  • 02
  • Aug'20

Quota call in contract jobs

A parliamentary panel on the welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes wants the government to reserve jobs for people from these socially disadvantaged sections in outsourced and contractual appointments, a benefit they don’t get now. ... Read More

  • 01
  • Aug'20

Contract workers may get gratuity before 5 yrs' work

Workers on a fixed-term contract might soon be eligible for gratuity before completing five years of service if the government’s proposal in the Code on Social Security Bill, 2019, is accepted, as per a report in Business Standard.... Read More

  • 31
  • July'20

Wipro accelerates hiring and posts 3,146 jobs in June 2020

Indian IT services major Wipro has accelerated its hiring and posted 3,146 jobs in June 2020 as compared with 741 in the previous month. Bangalore-based Wipro has consistently limited its job postings for the last four months through May 2020, according to GlobalData..... Read More

  • 30
  • July'20

Urban Employment Opportunities Rise Amid Coronavirus Pandemic in India

Coronavirus in India: Due to the coronavirus crisis, millions of Indians have lost their jobs and continue to worry as the pandemic situation in India seems to worsen. But even as rising coronavirus cases and irregular lockdowns threaten India's employment recovery rate, data on new jobs added in July gives a new ray of hope.... Read More

  • 30
  • July'20

IT hiring seen picking up in December quarter

For the first quarter ended 30 June, the net addition of employees at the top IT companies was the lowest in several years as most of the lateral hiring and new joining were deferred to later quarters... Read More

  • 29
  • July'20

Good news for India’s urban job seekers amid pandemic

Millions of Indians have lost their jobs during the ongoing coronavirus crisis and continue to worry as the pandemic situation in the country seems to have taken a turn for the worst. But even as rising coronavirus cases and intermittent lockdowns threaten India’s employment recovery rate, data on new jobs added in July gives a fresh ray of hope..... Read More

  • 26
  • July'20

How Do I List Temp Jobs on My Resume?

Each week, TopResume's career advice expert, Amanda Augustine, answers user questions like the one below from Quora and our Ask Amanda form. A certified professional career coach (CPCC) and resume writer (CPRW),... Read More

  • 25
  • July'20

A post-Covid business opportunity

The coronavirus pandemic has influenced foreign firms to shift operations out of China. India must spruce up domestic business environment to take advantage... Read More

  • 24
  • July'20

Bucking the Trend

This year has been particularly good for 25-year-old Vignesh Sridharan. The management graduate from XLRI has joined as a trainee in the sales and marketing division of... Read More

  • 23
  • July'20

Hiring sentiments improve in India

As organisations open up amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they are also optimistic about the business sentiment, leading to positivity in their hiring outlook for the rest of the year.... Read More

  • 22
  • July'20

The future of work: Embracing informality

Emerging technologies associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are fundamentally changing the nature of work and leading to major socio-economic transformations. Many conversations center on questions of how the nature of work is changing, how many and what kind of jobs are created or lost... Read More

  • 21
  • July'20

Demand for certain skills up: Report

Amid a nearly seven per cent per cent decline in number of jobs posted in the first quarter of this year compared to a year ago due to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand has gone up significantly for certain roles such as IT designers, sales, and operations and change management, says a new report... Read More

  • 21
  • July'20

The emerging face of employment

The gig economy is nascent in India, but growing at a steady pace; and the time may just be right for professionals to prepare themselves for it... Read More

  • 17
  • July'20

Understanding your rights: The Legality of Employment Contracts

The relationship between an employer and an employee comes from a mutual understanding that is cemented in a legal instrument i.e. a contract. In addition to contract law, the public sector is mostly regulated by labour and industrial laws, leading to the protection of the rights of employees... Read More

  • 16
  • July'20

Job outlook for final year students in India

In the most uncertain economy of modern history, students are seen clearing semester classes via Webex, Google meet, Zoom calls and other web-based technology tools. It is indeed a rocky start for the younger generation with virtual Internships and deferred placement offers.... Read More

  • 15
  • July'20

Quota call in contract jobs

A parliamentary panel on the welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes wants the government to reserve jobs for people from these socially disadvantaged sections in outsourced and contractual appointments, a benefit they don’t get now.... Read More

  • 14
  • July'20

Contractual workers also entitled to PF benefits: SC

Holding that an employer cannot differentiate between contractual and permanent employees, the Supreme Court has ruled that casual workers are also entitled to social security benefits under the Employees’ Provident Funds and... Read More

  • 12
  • July'20

Apple Supplier Foxconn To Invest $1 Billion In India: Report

New Delhi/Taipei: Foxconn plans to invest up to $1 billion to expand a factory in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu where the Taiwanese contract manufacturer assembles Apple iPhones, two sources said. The move, the scale of which has not previously been reported, is part of a quiet and gradual production shift by... Read More

  • 11
  • July'20

6 ideas to build career immunity

Two friends, Laddu Pinto and Nana Joppy used to work with a leading entertainment business unit. Come March’2020, situations turned around overnight, and the company had to see a shutdown... Read More

  • 10
  • July'20

9 Future of Work Trends Post-COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic will have a lasting impact on the future of work in nine key ways. The imperative for HR leaders is to evaluate the impact each trend will have on their organization’s operations and strategic... Read More

  • 09
  • July'20

Hiring activities up 33 per cent in June

Hiring activities in June remained muted on a year-on-year basis, but registered an increase over the previous month amid nation-wide relaxations of coronavirus-induced lockdown norms, a report said on Wednesday... Read More

  • 08
  • July'20

New on the job: Five fields that could boom post-lockdown

The post-Covid world will be a new and changed one. And this new world will give way to new jobs and careers. The pandemic has left no sector or industry untouched; especially hit are entertainment, aviation, real estate, hospitality and tourism.... Read More

  • 11
  • June'20

As going gets tough, a gig economy mushrooms

Mandeep and his taxi driver are now part of the gig economy that has cropped up in Punjab and elsewhere where people are taking up short-term contracts or freelance work mostly in abscence of permanent jobs. Read More