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Karnataka govt halts Bill mandating private firm quotas for Kannadigas: CMO

The Bill mandates firms in the state to prioritise local hires for 70% of non-management roles and 50% of management-level jobs

Karnataka govt halts Bill mandating private firm quotas for Kannadigas: CMO
Updated On : 17 Jul 2024 | 9:48 PM IST

India Post GDS Recruitment alert 2024: Apply for 44,228 vacancies online

India Post GDS Recruitment 2024: Massive recruitment drive for Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) posts by India Post. The last date to apply is August 5, 2024. Here's all you need to know

India Post GDS Recruitment alert 2024: Apply for 44,228 vacancies online
Updated On : 15 Jul 2024 | 5:04 PM IST

Eighty million new jobs in last three to four years, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that as per a report by the RBI, eight crore new jobs were made available in the country in the last three to four years. Modi was speaking at an event in Mumbai's Goregaon suburb after launching and laying the foundation stone for Rs 29,000 crore projects in road, railway and port sectors in the city. RBI recently published a detailed report on employment. As per the report, around eight crore new jobs were created in the last three-four years. This figure has silenced those spreading fake narrative on jobs, Modi said. "Skill development and employment are needed in the country and our government is working in this direction," he said. The upcoming infrastructure projects in and around Mumbai will boost connectivity of the city with nearby areas, he said. Small and big investors have welcomed our government's third term with enthusiasm, he said. My aim is to make Maharashtra the world's big financial powerhouse and to make Mumbai a .

Eighty million new jobs in last three to four years, says PM Modi
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 8:32 PM IST

West Bengal lost 3 million jobs in informal sector in 7 years: NSO data

Maha best performer with 2.4 mn additions, shows NSO data

West Bengal lost 3 million jobs in informal sector in 7 years: NSO data
Updated On : 07 Jul 2024 | 11:10 PM IST

'Jobless growth': Cong slams govt over 'accentuated unemployment crisis'

The Congress on Sunday alleged that the Modi government had accentuated India's "unemployment crisis" with the decimation of job-creating MSMEs through the "Tughlakian demonetisation, a hastily rushed GST, and rising imports from China". In a statement, Congress general secretary, in charge of communications, Jairam Ramesh cited a new report by Citigroup, a global bank, to flag "alarming numbers", which he claimed confirmed what the Congress stated throughout the recent election campaign. "The Indian National Congress has been sounding the alarm on India's unemployment crisis for the past five years at least. The crisis has been accentuated with the decimation of job-creating MSMEs through the 'Tughlakian demonetisation, a hastily rushed through GST, and rising imports from China," Ramesh said. "With his economic policies that favour only large conglomerates, the non-biological prime minister has created India's highest unemployment rate in 45 years, with the unemployment rate for .

'Jobless growth': Cong slams govt over 'accentuated unemployment crisis'
Updated On : 07 Jul 2024 | 3:46 PM IST

A new paradigm for creating jobs

It would be prudent to take up a few sectors initially, get the policy instruments right, and put in the critical mass of resources to achieve a self-sustaining inflexion point

A new paradigm for creating jobs
Updated On : 28 Jun 2024 | 10:18 PM IST

Despite 20% lesser jobs on offer, starting pay in UK up 6.5% on year in May

The 6.5 per cent rise in advertised starting pay compared with a year earlier outstrips the 6.0 per cent rise in official wage data for the three months to April

Despite 20% lesser jobs on offer, starting pay in UK up 6.5% on year in May
Updated On : 27 Jun 2024 | 1:23 PM IST

'Bright future': Stanford PhD scholar takes job as clerk in rural China

Su Zhen ranked first in the written test, interview, and final score among the six candidates vying for city civil service

'Bright future': Stanford PhD scholar takes job as clerk in rural China
Updated On : 20 Jun 2024 | 5:02 PM IST

'Hospitality industry faces talent crunch, to add 1 mn jobs in few years'

The hospitality industry is expected to add around 1 million jobs in the next few years as the sector is grappling with huge shortage of talent amid rapid expansion after the Covid-19 pandemic, say experts. The current demand-supply gap of talent in the industry stands at around 55-60 per cent, indicating a substantial mismatch between the needs and the available talent pool, Randstad India Director, Professional Talent Solutions, Sanjay Shetty told PTI. Issues related to talent shortage was fuelled by the post-pandemic boom in demand, Shetty said, adding that the the momentum is expected to continue in the next few years with at least a million jobs being created. According to industry leaders, the overall hiring has more than quadrupled post-Covid with entry-level positions emerging as the most sought-after in the past two years. Some companies are upskilling existing talent or recruiting from other industries to fill the void, while others have intensified efforts to attract and

'Hospitality industry faces talent crunch, to add 1 mn jobs in few years'
Updated On : 19 Jun 2024 | 3:33 PM IST

Ikea lost $5,000 each time when a worker quit, so it began paying more

For a service-driven company like Ikea, unhappy workers can quickly lead to unhappy customers

Ikea lost $5,000 each time when a worker quit, so it began paying more
Updated On : 11 Jun 2024 | 11:32 PM IST

Don't say 'elite': Corporate firms' new pitch is going to be meritocracy

McKinsey, Accenture, and other big firms want to recruit with a wider net, focusing more on skills than on pedigree

Don't say 'elite': Corporate firms' new pitch is going to be meritocracy
Updated On : 11 Jun 2024 | 1:47 AM IST

Jobless youth and education

In tackling India's unemployment problem, look beyond the finance minister and focus on the education minister as well

Jobless youth and education
Updated On : 10 Jun 2024 | 9:28 PM IST

NITES seeks probe from Labour Ministry as Infosys delays new hires

IT sector employee union NITES has urged the Ministry of Labour and Employment to probe repeated delays in the onboarding of over 2,000 campus recruits by tech major Infosys. Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES) alleged that the delays have persisted for more than two years, and caused significant hardship for the affected professionals, leaving them 'in a limbo'. Infosys did not comment on the matter. Harpreet Singh Saluja, President of Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES), In a statement, alleged that Infosys' actions constitute a "serious breach of trust" with these young professionals. "Many had turned down other job offers in good faith, relying on Infosys's offer letters. Now, they face financial hardship and uncertainty due to the lack of income and a clear onboarding timeline," he said. The union has written to the Ministry of Labour and Employment seeking an investigation into the matter, to ensure that Infosys fulfills its obligation

NITES seeks probe from Labour Ministry as Infosys delays new hires
Updated On : 03 Jun 2024 | 2:05 PM IST

Where are all the job opportunities? A refrain of the youth in Chandigarh

Chandigarh votes on June 1. The BJP's Sanjay Tandon and the Congress' Manish Tewari are the leading contestants

Where are all the job opportunities? A refrain of the youth in Chandigarh
Updated On : 31 May 2024 | 11:42 PM IST
Updated On : 30 May 2024 | 5:10 PM IST

Leather exporters seek national policy to attract investments, create jobs

Apex body for leather and footwear exporters CLE has asked the government to formulate a national policy for the sector with a view to attract investments, boost India's shipments and create jobs. In a letter to Niti Aayog CEO BVR Subrahmanyam, Council for Leather Exports (CLE) said that though there are schemes and support measures at central and state levels, there is a need for holistic development of the entire sector through a national policy. The elements of the proposed policy, it said, can include incentives for setting up of manufacturing units, training of workers, support measures for adoption of sustainable technologies and innovative products. "This policy should cover the entire supply chain of the sector, starting from raw materials to finished products, including processing, product development, marketing, supply chain management, and backward integration," the council said. Explaining the importance of the policy, CLE Executive Director R Selvam said that the secto

Leather exporters seek national policy to attract investments, create jobs
Updated On : 23 May 2024 | 5:06 PM IST

'India's nurse shortage worsens as they emigrate for jobs abroad'

India already faces a poor nurse-population ratio and the situation is set to worsen with nurses emigrating to other countries in large numbers, doctors and medical experts have observed, noting this creates a big gap in addressing the country's healthcare needs. The experts issued a joint statement here, expressing concerns over the shortage of nurses in the country. Citing figures from the regulatory body Indian Nursing Council, Association of Healthcare Providers (India) director general Dr Girdhar Gyani said there are more than 33 lakh nursing personnel registered in the country but this figure is dismal given India's 1.3 billion population. With 1.96 nurses per 1,000 population, India falls short of the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended rate of three nurses per 1,000 population, he said. Director of the Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals, Dr Shuchin Bajaj said, "While the shortage of nurses and their massive emigration to foreign countries is a cause for worry, there is

'India's nurse shortage worsens as they emigrate for jobs abroad'
Updated On : 22 May 2024 | 10:56 PM IST

New formal hirings at a 34-month low in March, shows EPFO payroll data

Share of youth, women slightly increased; net payroll additions down by 7%

New formal hirings at a 34-month low in March, shows EPFO payroll data
Updated On : 20 May 2024 | 10:28 PM IST

India must create 115 mn jobs by 2030 as more people enter workforce: Study

"To achieve this herculean task, India's growth engine needs to fire on all cylinders, from manufacturing to services in the next five years," research note read

India must create 115 mn jobs by 2030 as more people enter workforce: Study
Updated On : 20 May 2024 | 5:55 PM IST

Hiring up 69%: Motilal Oswal recruits 455 freshers as capital mkt heats up

Over 1,400 candidates from across more than 115 colleges/ institutions participated in the recruitment drive

Hiring up 69%: Motilal Oswal recruits 455 freshers as capital mkt heats up
Updated On : 20 May 2024 | 3:58 PM IST