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Last Updated : Sep 08, 2016 09:06 PM IST | Source: PTI

Roundup: Diwali surge at Snapdeal to create nearly 10k temp jobs

The run up to Diwali will see the creation of 10,000 temporary jobs at Snapdeal between September 15 to November 15, and these positions will mostly be in logistics to ensure smooth deliveries.


The run up to Diwali will see the creation of 10,000 temporary jobs at Snapdeal between September 15 to November 15, and these positions will mostly be in logistics to ensure smooth deliveries.


The additional hands on deck this festive season will ensure that no deliveries are delayed due manpower non-availability.


During the Diwali period, all logistics centres will be functional 24X7 to receive, sort, screen and ship products.


The SD+ centres will continuously process orders and orders received even late night will be prepared for dispatch for next day morning, a company release said.


"This Diwali we are committed to upgrade this experience further still by delivering within 1-2 days across most towns and cities in India," Jayant Sood, Chief Customer Experience Officer, Snapdeal, said.


* * * * * * DataWeave plans to hire significantly in next 12 months * Technology company DataWeave plans to hire significantly in next 12 months and the recruitment is expected to span across India, South-East Asia and North America.


The hiring will be focused on augmenting their technical teams with a specific focus on product teams, machine learning and semantic teams.


"Retailers and brands are all engaging in some level of innovation to leverage and process information at massive scale from unstructured data sources. Our strategic hiring will allow us to continue delivering this level of phenomenal value to our clients," Krish Thyagarajan, President & COO at DataWeave Software said.


DataWeave's range of products deliver real-time Actionable insights to retailers and brands.


* * * * * * Finance Buddha appoints Rajiv Jamkhedkar to its Advisory Board * Fintech major Finance Buddha today announced the appointment of Rajiv Jamkhedkar to its advisory board.


In his last corporate assignment, Jamkhedkar was the MD and CEO of AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company for six years, the company said here.


Before AEGON Religare Life Insurance, Jamkhedkar had spent over two decades in retail banking, managing and running loans businesses at Citibank. He is a veteran in unsecured personal loans, commercial and small-business loans, auto finance, mortgages and project finance, it said in a release.

Jamkhedkar's last assignment at Citi was - Head of Personal Loans and SME business banking. (

First Published on Sep 8, 2016 08:46 pm
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