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  • Explained: Employment ambit may get extended, what will be the impact Oct 20, 2021 07:05 PM IST

    Explained: Employment ambit may get extended, what will be the impact

    Moneycontrol explains what the present definition of employee is, benefits denied to gig and platform workers, and what the impact of the change in definition will be.

  • September 2021 salaried jobs increase 6.9 million over a month Oct 05, 2021 01:23 PM IST

    September 2021 salaried jobs increase 6.9 million over a month

    Employment in September 2021 is estimated at 406.2 million, according to CMIE data. It is still lower than the pre-COVID employment of 408.9 million in 2019-20, and slightly lower than the September 2019 employment level of 406.7 million. The service sector surprises with no increase in employment in September.

  • India's services sector activity expands in September; employment rises for first time in 10 months Oct 05, 2021 12:06 PM IST

    India's services sector activity expands in September; employment rises for first time in 10 months

    The seasonally adjusted India Services Business Activity Index fell from 56.7 in August to 55.2 in September, but remained well above its long-run average.

  • Job creation and hiring in trade, hospitality to improve from 2022: Experts Sep 28, 2021 08:44 PM IST

    Job creation and hiring in trade, hospitality to improve from 2022: Experts

    Currently, the accommodation industry is witnessing a steady demand due to many offers and investments being made in marketing to attract revenge travel, staycations and workations.

  • US hiring slows to just 235,000 jobs after 2 strong months Sep 03, 2021 06:33 PM IST

    US hiring slows to just 235,000 jobs after 2 strong months

    The unemployment rate dropped to 5.2 percent from 5.4 percent in July.

  • Amazon plans to hire 8,000 direct workforce in India this year Sep 02, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    Amazon plans to hire 8,000 direct workforce in India this year

    "These job opportunities are spread across corporate, technology, customer service, and operations roles," Amazon HR Leader - Corporate, APAC, and MENA Deepti Varma told PTI.

  • US private firms add just 374,000 jobs in August, ADP data shows Sep 01, 2021 06:20 PM IST

    US private firms add just 374,000 jobs in August, ADP data shows

    The data "has highlighted a downshift in the labor market recovery," ADP chief economist Nela Richardson said.

  • Amazon CEO Andy Jassy unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch Sep 01, 2021 05:35 PM IST

    Amazon CEO Andy Jassy unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch

    Andy Jassy, in his first press interview since he ascended to Amazon’s top post in July, said the company needed more firepower to keep up with demand in retail, the cloud and advertising, among other businesses.

  • US jobless claims near pandemic low as economy strengthens Aug 12, 2021 06:56 PM IST

    US jobless claims near pandemic low as economy strengthens

    Thursday’s report from the Labor Department showed that jobless claims fell to 375,000 from 387,000 the previous week. The number of applications has fallen steadily since topping 900,000 in early January as the economy has increasingly reopened in the aftermath of the pandemic recession.

  • Jobs, jobs, jobs: Hiring by Indian IT companies touches 5 year high Aug 03, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    Jobs, jobs, jobs: Hiring by Indian IT companies touches 5 year high

    The most sought-after professionals are data scientists, for whom there are 1 lakh jobs open, as well as full stack engineers, cybersecurity professionals, cloud architects, and artificial intelligence experts.

  • COVID-19 impact: 3.2 million salaried people lose jobs in July Aug 03, 2021 11:21 AM IST

    COVID-19 impact: 3.2 million salaried people lose jobs in July

    There is also a shift towards self-employment and casual or gig employment where reflected in the minor improvements seen for small traders and wage labourers in July

  • The mystery of the falling unemployment rate in the midst of a pandemic Aug 03, 2021 10:36 AM IST

    The mystery of the falling unemployment rate in the midst of a pandemic

    What exactly is the point of counting a person as employed if he has worked for just an hour in the preceding week?

  • Future Wise | Is C-suite hiring back to pre-COVID-19 levels? Jul 21, 2021 04:00 PM IST

    Future Wise | Is C-suite hiring back to pre-COVID-19 levels?

    In today's episode of Future Wise, Moneycontrol's M Saraswathy talks to Gaurav Chattur, Managing Director APAC, Catenon to find out if senior-level hiring is seeing a big uptick. Listen in for more

  • Interview | Our response will, to some extent, depend on exactly what trajectory the economy will take: Sanjeev Sanyal Jul 13, 2021 10:17 AM IST

    Interview | Our response will, to some extent, depend on exactly what trajectory the economy will take: Sanjeev Sanyal

    In an exclusive interview with Moneycontrol, Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal said that the government is closely monitoring high-frequency data, and will have greater clarity on the trajectory of the economy, post the second wave of COVID-19, within weeks. It is then that a decision to provide further support could be taken.

  • India's hiring rate recovered moderately from 10% in April to 35% in May 2021: LinkedIn data Jul 06, 2021 06:09 PM IST

    India's hiring rate recovered moderately from 10% in April to 35% in May 2021: LinkedIn data

    However, working women and young professionals still remain vulnerable to economic turbulence.

  • US jobless claims tick down to 411,000 as economy heals Jun 24, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    US jobless claims tick down to 411,000 as economy heals

    As the pandemic fades, states and cities are lifting more business restrictions — California just fully reopened June 15 — and the economy is picking up as consumers are traveling, eating out more, and visiting movie theaters and amusement parks. Growth could top 10 percent at an annual rate in the April-June quarter, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

  • Employment under rural job scheme plunges in May as COVID-19 fear looms large Jun 09, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Employment under rural job scheme plunges in May as COVID-19 fear looms large

    While 50.83 crore persons were provided work under the scheme in May 2020, the figure has now almost halved to 26.38 crore.

  • Recruitment for tech jobs at record high in May 2021, supersedes pre-COVID levels: report Jun 04, 2021 01:15 PM IST

    Recruitment for tech jobs at record high in May 2021, supersedes pre-COVID levels: report

    Tech hiring peaked to an all-time high, recording a 39 percent growth in May 2021 over May 2019, a report by Naukri.com reveals.

  • Jobs data shows COVID hit services, construction sectors; agriculture shines May 17, 2021 08:55 PM IST

    Jobs data shows COVID hit services, construction sectors; agriculture shines

    A report by CEDA shows that employment in non-financial services increased 16 percent between 2016-17 and 2019-20, before falling 8 percent because of COVID-19. Real estate of construction jobs contracted 11.8 percent the four years preceding 2020-21, and showed a similar drop in the pandemic-hit fiscal year.

  • Setting Sail | Here's why Ronnie Screwvala thinks a unicorn is an artificial thing May 13, 2021 11:00 AM IST

    Setting Sail | Here's why Ronnie Screwvala thinks a unicorn is an artificial thing

    In the latest episode of the Setting Sail podcast hosted by Moneycontrol's Priyanka Sahay, Screwvala talks about the growth expected in the ed-tech segment, his vision for upGrad, his startup and how the second wave of the pandemic is impacting the corporates in India.

  • Key economic data for April, May not to be affected as compared to last year: Pronab Sen May 11, 2021 08:40 PM IST

    Key economic data for April, May not to be affected as compared to last year: Pronab Sen

    The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation will release CPI inflation for April and Index of Industrial Production for March on May 12. The Commerce Ministry’s Office of the Economic Advisor will release Wholesale Price Index-based inflation for April on May 14.

  • Adani Enterprises allotted industrial land in Noida for proposed data centre Apr 14, 2021 10:05 PM IST

    Adani Enterprises allotted industrial land in Noida for proposed data centre

    Over 60 firms had applied for the land and out of them, 13 qualified and were allotted the land plots, the Noida Authority said.

  • Naukri survey: About 40% of recruiters expect hiring to return to pre-pandemic levels in next 3 months Mar 25, 2021 01:42 PM IST

    Naukri survey: About 40% of recruiters expect hiring to return to pre-pandemic levels in next 3 months

    The appetite for hiring is up as 32 percent of recruiters confirm that they would be hiring for new jobs.

  • Resume-writing tips to help you get past the AI gatekeepers Mar 20, 2021 03:52 PM IST

    Resume-writing tips to help you get past the AI gatekeepers

    To avoid getting caught by the resume sifter, job seekers should understand the new systems, which have been spreading to more industries and positions

  • Google wants to change the future of hiring with its career certificates. Will it work in India? Mar 19, 2021 03:33 PM IST

    Google wants to change the future of hiring with its career certificates. Will it work in India?

    The tech giant’s certification programme can revolutionise the job market, making it skills oriented and inclusive, but experts say its success requires a change in mindset as Indian companies would still prefer people with conventional degrees although Google’s certificates as an add-on would give job seekers an edge.

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