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  • 4-day workweek brings no loss of productivity, companies in experiment say Sep 22, 2022 10:56 PM IST

    4-day workweek brings no loss of productivity, companies in experiment say

    Nearly halfway into the six-month trial, in which employees at 73 companies get a paid day off weekly, 35 of the 41 companies that responded to a survey said they were “likely” or “extremely likely” to consider continuing the four-day workweek

  • Singapore to ensure new work pass for talent recruitment is not abused: Manpower Minister Tan See Leng Sep 12, 2022 03:28 PM IST

    Singapore to ensure new work pass for talent recruitment is not abused: Manpower Minister Tan See Leng

    The new work pass will allow high-earners and high-achievers to live in the country without having to secure a job first.

  • Watch: Questions to ask before joining a startup | How to negotiate a startup salary? Sep 12, 2022 12:11 PM IST

    Watch: Questions to ask before joining a startup | How to negotiate a startup salary?

    Not just the salary but your equity is what matters when you take up a job at a startup. Have you studied the financials of the company? Do you know what ‘Strike Price’ and ‘Vesting Period’ is? How to calculate the risks involved? The startups in India have more than doubled in the past five years and as soon as they lock funding, they aggressively look for talent. More money, more perks may come at the cost of more time. So, what is the essential information that you need to know before you accept that offer letter? Watch this video to clear all your doubts and queries before accepting that job at a startup.

  • Singapore’s new work permit under ONE pass: Everything you need to know Sep 10, 2022 08:45 PM IST

    Singapore’s new work permit under ONE pass: Everything you need to know

    Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) through its official press release announced “enhancements to strengthen Singapore’s position as a global hub for talent”.

  • How to find this thing called work purpose? Has anyone got its mail ID? Sep 09, 2022 01:39 PM IST

    How to find this thing called work purpose? Has anyone got its mail ID?

    It is not something which can be discovered one fine day, yet it’s not hiding from you, says a career coach. Switching jobs may not help. The best way to learn what one really enjoys doing is to try a lot of things early on, he says.

  • Are you juggling between 2 jobs? You may be moonlighting | Is it legal in India? | Jobs | Employment Sep 05, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    Are you juggling between 2 jobs? You may be moonlighting | Is it legal in India? | Jobs | Employment

    Have you heard of the term moonlighting? It’s when you take up a job apart from your regular 9 to 5 job. Food-tech startup, Swiggy, recently announced its moonlighting policy, allowing its full-time workers to take up another job. But as the work-from-home culture picked up during the pandemic, employees from around the globe have started taking up multiple jobs, especially in the tech sector. Some do it for money, some to gain more experience and some to just combat boredom. But are there any laws that govern the moonlighting trend in India? Is it ethical or is it cheating? Watch this video to find out!

  • US hiring slowed in August as employers add 315,000 jobs Sep 02, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    US hiring slowed in August as employers add 315,000 jobs

    The unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, from a half-century low of 3.5% in July, as more Americans came off the sidelines to look for jobs.

  • Unemployment in Indian cities hits four-year low at 7.6% in April-June Sep 01, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    Unemployment in Indian cities hits four-year low at 7.6% in April-June

    The fall in the unemployment rate took place even as the Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 47.5 percent - the joint-highest since the start of the Covid pandemic

  • Why Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter layoffs could be good for India | Jobs | Employment Aug 22, 2022 11:12 AM IST

    Why Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter layoffs could be good for India | Jobs | Employment

    Why Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter layoffs could be good for India | Jobs | Employment Global tech companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, Tesla and Meta are either laying off employees or putting a freeze on hiring. But for an industry that boomed during the pandemic, at a time other industries were going down, what's suddenly bothering them? Most importantly, how is it that firings at global big tech firms could actually be good for Indian techies in the long run? Watch this video to find out!

  • EPFO adds 18.36 lakh net subscribers in June Aug 20, 2022 08:29 PM IST

    EPFO adds 18.36 lakh net subscribers in June

    The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) had added 12.83 lakh net new subscribers in June 2021, the data showed.

  • India's female employment set to rise but may not be transformational Aug 16, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    India's female employment set to rise but may not be transformational

    India’s low level of female participation is due to two major structural factors: more young women staying in education and a historic failure to implement labour market reforms and develop a strong manufacturing base.

  • Stocks stumble as caution reigns ahead of U.S. inflation data Aug 09, 2022 04:45 PM IST

    Stocks stumble as caution reigns ahead of U.S. inflation data

    The stakes are high for the July U.S. consumer prices report on Wednesday after an unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data last week boosted expectations of a sharp interest rate increase to tackle soaring inflation.

  • Aviation sector expected to employ 1 lakh more people in next 2 years: MoCA Aug 08, 2022 05:19 PM IST

    Aviation sector expected to employ 1 lakh more people in next 2 years: MoCA

    Conservative estimates show that the current direct employment in the aviation and aeronautical manufacturing sector is around 2,50,000 employees.

  • Global stocks up after US job gain paves way for rate hike Aug 08, 2022 02:35 PM IST

    Global stocks up after US job gain paves way for rate hike

    Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 lost 0.2% on Friday after government data showed American employers added more jobs than expected in June.

  • US labour market defies recession fears as job growth surges in July Aug 06, 2022 06:32 AM IST

    US labour market defies recession fears as job growth surges in July

    The labour market has now recouped all the jobs lost during the Covid-19 pandemic, though government employment remains about 597,000 jobs in the hole. Overall employment is now 32,000 jobs higher than in February 2020

  • Railways provided 3.5 lakh jobs since 2014, process on for providing 1.4 lakh more Aug 05, 2022 03:50 PM IST

    Railways provided 3.5 lakh jobs since 2014, process on for providing 1.4 lakh more

    Indian Railways has been a major contributor in providing employment to people in the country and in this year alone 18,000 jobs have been provided.

  • Adidas, VFS Global, Pernod Ricard, Yubi and Puma among big companies to flock India's Diversity Job Fair and the DEI Conference 2022 Aug 03, 2022 02:47 PM IST

    Adidas, VFS Global, Pernod Ricard, Yubi and Puma among big companies to flock India's Diversity Job Fair and the DEI Conference 2022

    The job fair is focused on promoting a diverse candidate pool including: women, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, women on a career break, veterans and other marginalised communities

  • Four reasons the shift to hybrid working is set to stay for young professionals Jul 31, 2022 10:26 AM IST

    Four reasons the shift to hybrid working is set to stay for young professionals

  • Govt releases Rs 34,847 crore under rural employment scheme so far in FY23 Jul 26, 2022 04:34 PM IST

    Govt releases Rs 34,847 crore under rural employment scheme so far in FY23

    The Centre has allocated Rs 73,000 crore for the rural employment guarantee scheme for the full financial year that ends on March 31. The ministry is committed to make necessary funds available for the programme.

  • Over 2000 trains cancelled during Agnipath protests between June 15 and June 23: Railway Minister Jul 22, 2022 03:02 PM IST

    Over 2000 trains cancelled during Agnipath protests between June 15 and June 23: Railway Minister

    In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, he said 2132 trains were cancelled between June 15 and June 23.

  • Auto sector to create at least 1 crore jobs for youth in 5 to 6 years: Rajeev Chandrasekhar Jul 19, 2022 07:32 PM IST

    Auto sector to create at least 1 crore jobs for youth in 5 to 6 years: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

    The minister said 40 per cent of the sector’s research and development is done in India and with the increase in the use of electronics in automobiles, the country is expected to become the centre of gravity for the sector.

  • Nearly 30,000 recruited in public sector in J&K since 2019: Government Jul 19, 2022 02:37 PM IST

    Nearly 30,000 recruited in public sector in J&K since 2019: Government

    Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said employment for 5.2 lakh people are estimated to have been created through self-employment schemes from August 2019 up to June 2022.

  • RBI may shift focus to growth as inflation eases; no magic wand for rupee: SocGen’s Kundu Jul 19, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    RBI may shift focus to growth as inflation eases; no magic wand for rupee: SocGen’s Kundu

    There has to be a trade-off the central bank has to look at and hence re-focus on growth once inflation provides some semblance of control, Kunal Kumar Kundu has said

  • Skills ministry debating if less-productive jobs must be taught to boost village economy Jul 13, 2022 07:51 PM IST

    Skills ministry debating if less-productive jobs must be taught to boost village economy

    The debate within the ministry comes as India continues to face a difficult job situation.

  • Indian staffing industry added 2.27 lakh new formal workforce in FY22, women participation in flexi work at 27% Jul 12, 2022 03:09 PM IST

    Indian staffing industry added 2.27 lakh new formal workforce in FY22, women participation in flexi work at 27%

    Indian Staffing Federation said the new additions are almost 22 percent more than the year before period, and projected that some of the sectors including fintech, IT and IT-Infra will continue to do well in FY23.

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