Oct 20, 2021 07:05 PM IST
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.
- Oct 05, 2021 01:23 PM IST
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.
- Oct 05, 2021 12:06 PM IST
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.
- Sep 28, 2021 08:44 PM IST
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.
- Sep 03, 2021 06:33 PM IST
The unemployment rate dropped to 5.2 percent from 5.4 percent in July.
- Sep 02, 2021 02:55 PM IST
"These job opportunities are spread across corporate, technology, customer service, and operations roles," Amazon HR Leader - Corporate, APAC, and MENA Deepti Varma told PTI.
- Sep 01, 2021 06:20 PM IST
The data "has highlighted a downshift in the labor market recovery," ADP chief economist Nela Richardson said.
- Sep 01, 2021 05:35 PM IST
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.
- Aug 12, 2021 06:56 PM IST
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.
- Aug 03, 2021 02:37 PM IST
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.
- Aug 03, 2021 11:21 AM IST
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
- Aug 03, 2021 10:36 AM IST
What exactly is the point of counting a person as employed if he has worked for just an hour in the preceding week?
- Jul 21, 2021 04:00 PM IST
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
- Jul 13, 2021 10:17 AM IST
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.
- Jul 06, 2021 06:09 PM IST
However, working women and young professionals still remain vulnerable to economic turbulence.
- Jun 24, 2021 07:10 PM IST
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.
- Jun 09, 2021 01:58 PM IST
While 50.83 crore persons were provided work under the scheme in May 2020, the figure has now almost halved to 26.38 crore.
- Jun 04, 2021 01:15 PM IST
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.
- May 17, 2021 08:55 PM IST
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.
- May 13, 2021 11:00 AM IST
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.
- May 11, 2021 08:40 PM IST
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.
- Apr 14, 2021 10:05 PM IST
Over 60 firms had applied for the land and out of them, 13 qualified and were allotted the land plots, the Noida Authority said.
- Mar 25, 2021 01:42 PM IST
The appetite for hiring is up as 32 percent of recruiters confirm that they would be hiring for new jobs.
- Mar 20, 2021 03:52 PM IST
To avoid getting caught by the resume sifter, job seekers should understand the new systems, which have been spreading to more industries and positions
- Mar 19, 2021 03:33 PM IST
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.