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India Inc to step up hiring budgets by 34% in 2019: Report

MUMBAI: India Inc expected to raise their hiring budgets by 34 per cent and volumes by 31 per cent in 2019, according to a report. “The average hiring volumes are expected to rise by 31 per cent in 2019, compared to 25 per cent last year,” according to Mercer-Mettl‘s 2nd Annual ‘State of Talent Acquisition 2019′. In addition, the report ...

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Edtech industry is bustling with opportunities; Extramarks is offering some of the best ones

The education sector has been evolving with the emergence and growth of technology. From distance education to online tuition and guides, the edtech industry in India has rich offerings for one and all. The long-existing barriers in the education sector have been blurring out, thanks to easy access to knowledge and information that has been brought about by the internet ...

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Employees want notice period cut to 1 month

NEW DELHI: Eight out of 10 employees want the duration of the notice period reduced to a month from three months, according to a survey of 2,800 employees in major banks and IT companies in metro cities by HR tech platform Hush. HR veterans too agree that the three-month notice period is unnecessary and should only be retained for special ...

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India Inc to increase hiring budgets 34% in 2019: Mercer-Mettl Survey

KOLKATA: Companies in India are expected to increase recruitment budgets 34% this year from those in 2018, according to the ‘State of Talent Acquisition-2019’ report by talent assessment platform Mercer-Mettl based on a survey of more than 900 decision-makers across the country. As the business landscape evolves, finding and hiring the best candidates for various roles, especially those that involve ...

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5 ways to ensure remote teams work smoothly

1. PROMOTE SELF-MANAGEMENT “No one appreciates a looming manager,” says Raj Kumar Rishi, managing director, Xerox India. Leaders need to ensure the team develops a self-managing system, he says. That’s why it’s critical for managers and leaders to create teams which can independently follow the company’s strategies and goals. “A team that works on similar principals tends to also follow ...

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Many companies still to induct woman independent director

MUMBAI: Many of India’s top 500 companies by market value are yet to appoint a woman independent director, with just over two months to meet the market regulator’s mandate. There are enough qualified women to occupy board positions but a number of these companies will wait till the last minute before filling up the position, said experts. According to data ...

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Social entrepreneur pitches for co-op model to take jobs to villages

Terming women in rural India as the biggest losers of urban migration-driven economic growth, social entrepreneur Neelam Chhiber has pitched for an Amul-like model to create several cooperatives in the country and make them more viable by using technology. Chhiber, who was here to participate in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting that ended Friday, said India’s GDP is not ...

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Over 18 million new jobs in 15 months to November 2018: CSO

NEW DELHI: More than 18 million jobs were generated by the country’s formal sector in a 15-month period starting September 2017 and ending November 2018, suggests a study based on payroll data of retirement fund body EPFO, PFRDA and Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). As many as 1,84,38,748 new members joined the ESI scheme run by ESIC during the 15 ...

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GIM promise for Tamil Nadu: Rs 3 Lakh cr funds and 10.5 Lakh jobs

Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami has announced that 304 deals were signed with corporates at the two-day Global Investors Meet that concluded on Thursday, hauling investment commitment over Rs 3 lakh crore and jobs for 10.5 lakh people. The second edition of GIM has overtaken commitments recorded in the first edition as the amount pegged at the 2015 ...

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60% millennials job hopped in last 3-10 years: Report

Mumbai: Job-hopping is becoming common amongst job seekers in the country as 60 per cent have voluntarily left their employment in the last 3-10 years, according to a survey. This is a growing trend among the millennial workforce, with 56 per cent of respondents having job-hopped in the last 16 months at least once and three times in the last ...

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