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AV Birla Group to employ 12,000 entry-level staffers in 3 years

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:45:49 GMT

(image) At present, the total employee base of the conglomerate stands at 1.1 lakh, he said.

Indian universities nowadays going abroad for headhunting 

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:49:08 GMT

(image) Deemed private varsities like Amrita University believe in meeting potential candidates during their chancellor's trips abroad. 

Here’s why freelancers are in great demand

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:24:47 GMT

(image) According to a survey, 20% of the freelance talent demand is driven by corporate biggies. As expected, 50% of the total on-demand workers comes from the startup space.

Essar's Aegis to hire 5,000 hands India

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:28:57 GMT

(image) The business process outsourcing industry has increasingly been talking of working with startups to boost their strategic value to the customers.

Paternity leave: New fathers deal with what companies dole out

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:32:04 GMT

(image) Under Mondelez’s new parent policy, rolled out last year, male employees get 10 days paternity leave for a child, within a period of the next 12 months.

'Women's workplace issues must be board-level agenda'

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:26:49 GMT

(image) The proposal suggests that responsibility for creating a safe, comfortable and equal opportunity environment for women at work should rest with the directors.

Battle for CXO talent heats up in manufacturing sector

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:19:01 GMT

(image) Some of the searches in the past couple of months resulted in Devinder Ahuja joining Novelis as CFO from Novartis, DM Reddy moving to Hinduja and so on.

My first year at work - 'I respected my time, indulged in cycling & photography'

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:10:06 GMT

(image) While understanding the process inefficiencies, I understand entire process right from manufacturing to warehousing to stocking-giving .

Five ways to deal with an employee who isn't a team player

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:31:35 GMT

(image) Organisations should place a strong focus on camaraderie as the conduit that holds teams together.

Ecommerce companies like Flipkart, Snapdeal and others shopping big time for temporary staff

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:15:25 GMT

(image) Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon, LG, Samsung and Panasonic are among the companies that are set to ramp up temporary workers by up to 35 per cent. register an increase of 10.2% in hiring activity

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:04:47 GMT

(image) He added that bigger metropolitan cities continue to drive this growth. "This trend is likely to continue in the coming quarters," he said.

Online job market to double by 2020: Survey

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:14:05 GMT

(image) ​As per Google, search trends reveal that local searches across these categories have grown four times in the past four years, led by non-metros.

Hiring surges by 8% in August: TimesJobs RecruiteX

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:59:53 GMT

(image) Healthcare sector emerged as the top employment generator with over 30 per cent rise in talent demand.

Gender diversity: Big consultants far from being fair

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:14:24 GMT

(image) Seven firms shared a combined estimate for women in senior leadership level — which includes partners and directors - of 10 -12%.

Layoffs at Twitter's Bengaluru development centre as it stops global engineering work

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:22:29 GMT

(image) Twitter spokesperson said this move would only affect its global engineering workforce but declined to disclose any specific details on the number of jobs being cut.