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  • Guess which sector faced highest attrition in 2020 Feb 26, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Guess which sector faced highest attrition in 2020

  • Big salary hikes may be a thing of the past at India Inc Feb 25, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    Big salary hikes may be a thing of the past at India Inc

    Consultants are of the view that salary hikes over 10% are unlikely before 2024. Only after the entire population is vaccinated and an economic recovery is on in full swing will things look up on the salary front, they opine

  • XLRI-Xavier School of Management completes final placements; average salaries rise Feb 25, 2021 02:59 PM IST

    XLRI-Xavier School of Management completes final placements; average salaries rise

    Average salary increased to Rs 25.08 lakh per annum this year from Rs 24.3 lakh per annum in 2020.

  • India Inc likely to offer 7.7% average salary hike in 2021, Aon survey reveals Feb 23, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    India Inc likely to offer 7.7% average salary hike in 2021, Aon survey reveals

    The Salary Increase Survey by professional services firm Aon showed that 88 percent of surveyed companies reported that they intend to increase salaries in 2021 in India.

  • Hot desking warms up as Covid-driven remote working continues Feb 23, 2021 01:01 PM IST

    Hot desking warms up as Covid-driven remote working continues

    Employees previously assigned a seat will no longer have access to that seat on all working days. Instead, seats will be assigned according to a roster. It is estimated that companies could save between Rs 10 lakh-1 crore on a monthly basis if hot desking is adopted and extra floors and office space are given away on rent or leased.

  • Grant Thornton Bharat to give unlimited leaves, allow 'work from anywhere' Feb 22, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    Grant Thornton Bharat to give unlimited leaves, allow 'work from anywhere'

    As part of the unlimited leaves policy, there will be no cap on the number of leaves one can take in a year with the rationale that coach/coachee plan leaves well in advance.

  • WFH diaries: Employees need masterclass on professional communication Feb 20, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    WFH diaries: Employees need masterclass on professional communication

    Amidst WFH, contactability is a challenge. Hence there are rising instances improper communication channels for contacting customers, clients which is an unacceptable behaviour.

  • Study in India: 50,000 international students registered so far, says education minister Feb 18, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Study in India: 50,000 international students registered so far, says education minister

    Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that the Indian government is also inviting the top global universities to be set up in the country.

  • Want to get an employment guarantee? This is the course you should pursue Feb 18, 2021 05:36 PM IST

    Want to get an employment guarantee? This is the course you should pursue

    The India Skills Report 2021 showed that BE/BTech and MBA have the highest employability score of 47 percent.

  • LGBTQ rights: Myntra to offer five days leave for marriages, including same-sex couples Feb 16, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    LGBTQ rights: Myntra to offer five days leave for marriages, including same-sex couples

    Same-sex marriages are not legally permitted in India. Under its new leave policy, Myntra will offer leave even for marriages solemnized outside India.

  • Back to School: Kendriya Vidyalayas record 67% attendance in Class 12 physical classes Feb 16, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Back to School: Kendriya Vidyalayas record 67% attendance in Class 12 physical classes

    Education ministry data showed that as of February 11, about 67 percent students of Class XII are attending physical classes across all the Kendriya Vidyalayas.

  • Explained: Why are top business leaders betting big on education institutes? Feb 11, 2021 01:57 PM IST

    Explained: Why are top business leaders betting big on education institutes?

    The corporate honchos will access skilled quality-talent at the entry level, while their own big names will brighten the employment prospects of the candidates, who will also acquire real-world-problem-solving-skills

  • Hiring activity remains stable in January 2021: Monster Employment Index Feb 10, 2021 07:56 PM IST

    Hiring activity remains stable in January 2021: Monster Employment Index

    Agro-based industries and media/entertainment have grown by 15 percent and 2 percent respectively in January 2021 compared to the same time last year.

  • Work-from-home allows employees to juggle home chores with office work; what is your problem? Feb 06, 2021 09:23 AM IST

    Work-from-home allows employees to juggle home chores with office work; what is your problem?

    While Work from home has turned out to be cost-effective and efficient for companies, there is still a mental block In India towards corporate staff doing household chores.

  • CBSE Date Sheet 2021: Class 10, 12 board exams detailed schedule announced Feb 02, 2021 05:21 PM IST

    CBSE Date Sheet 2021: Class 10, 12 board exams detailed schedule announced

    In December 2020, the government had announced that CBSE board exams for Class 10 and Class 12 will be held between May 4 and June 10, 2021.

  • Union Budget 2021: Inadequate allocation for skilling, digital learning a concern Feb 02, 2021 04:58 PM IST

    Union Budget 2021: Inadequate allocation for skilling, digital learning a concern

    Despite the government’s stress on NEP, a 6.1 percent drop in total allocation for the Ministry of Education is considered baffling for the sector’s premier stakeholders

  • Budget 2021 | Investment focus on infrastructure, manufacturing to create job opportunities: HR experts Feb 01, 2021 07:06 PM IST

    Budget 2021 | Investment focus on infrastructure, manufacturing to create job opportunities: HR experts

    Further, the announcement of social security benefits to gig workers and platform workers and the proposed setting up of a portal to collect information on gig workers will create the right impetus for remote and flexible work, the experts said.

  • Budget 2021: Education sector gets Rs 93,224-crore boost Feb 01, 2021 03:46 PM IST

    Budget 2021: Education sector gets Rs 93,224-crore boost

    But when compared to the Budget Estimate 2020-21, there was a 6.1 percent decline in the allocation for the country's education sector in today's budget announcement.

  • Is it time to expand maternity leave for adoption of children across age groups? Jan 30, 2021 09:32 AM IST

    Is it time to expand maternity leave for adoption of children across age groups?

    Women are entitled to maternity leave for adoption, only if the child is below three months of age at that time. This has posed several challenges to women who chose to adopt.

  • Economic Survey 2021 | Gig economy jobs got a boost due to COVID-19 lockdown Jan 29, 2021 03:15 PM IST

    Economic Survey 2021 | Gig economy jobs got a boost due to COVID-19 lockdown

    The Economic Survey 2020-21 said the COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdown saw employers cutting down on staff strength and engaging freelancers or outsourcing tasks to reduce overhead costs.

  • BITS School of Management to come up in Mumbai with Rs 1,500 crore investment Jan 28, 2021 03:11 PM IST

    BITS School of Management to come up in Mumbai with Rs 1,500 crore investment

    The fees for the two-year MBA programme will be Rs 24 lakh. The permanent campus will be open from 2024 and will be located in Kalyan.

  • Why employees across India still prefer parking their money in the EPF Jan 22, 2021 11:40 AM IST

    Why employees across India still prefer parking their money in the EPF

    Easy withdrawal, especially during emergencies, has made this old stalwart a sought-after option, to the extent that many voluntarily contribute more money to the fund (VPF). However, the NPS offers asset allocation, something the EPF doesn’t.

  • Classes face disruption amid vaccination drive in school buildings, teachers demanding shots Jan 18, 2021 03:42 PM IST

    Classes face disruption amid vaccination drive in school buildings, teachers demanding shots

    Schools have already lost close to seven months of physical classes due to the nationwide lockdown to minimise the coronavirus spread. With Board exams jut months away, students cannot afford to lose more time

  • Phishing alert! Here’s how you can verify job offers Jan 16, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    Phishing alert! Here’s how you can verify job offers

    Is a job role from your dream employer too good to be true? Verify the credentials of the sender to see if it is a scam.

  • Is GST applicable for skipping notice period and canteen food? It’s a yes and no Jan 13, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Is GST applicable for skipping notice period and canteen food? It’s a yes and no

    A recent decision by the Gujarat Authority for Advance Rulings has ruled in a case for imposition of 18 percent GST on the recovery of notice pay from employees who skip serving this period. A similar 5 percent GST is also applicable on food sold in canteens.

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