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  • Companies beware, sacked employees could be selling client info on dark web Jun 26, 2020 03:41 PM IST

    Companies beware, sacked employees could be selling client info on dark web

    Kumar Ritesh, founder, Cyfirma, told Moneycontrol the number of sacked employees selling information on the dark web has gone up significantly in the past four months, especially from India.

  • One in 10 active job-seekers handed pink slip: Naukri survey May 27, 2020 02:48 PM IST

    One in 10 active job-seekers handed pink slip: Naukri survey

    The survey said that of those laid-off, 15 percent were from the airlines and e-commerce industry each and around 14 percent were from the hospitality industry.

  • After Ola, Uber lays off 600 employees in India May 26, 2020 09:56 AM IST

    After Ola, Uber lays off 600 employees in India

    Uber's announcement came nearly a week after its India rival, Ola, fired 1,400 staff.

  • Coronavirus impact | French BPO firm Teleperformance terminates 3,000 employees in India May 22, 2020 07:27 AM IST

    Coronavirus impact | French BPO firm Teleperformance terminates 3,000 employees in India

    Around 1.5 lakh employees in India's IT industry could lose their jobs over the next few months.

  • SC dismisses plea seeking protection of IT employees against layoffs, pay cuts May 15, 2020 07:39 PM IST

    SC dismisses plea seeking protection of IT employees against layoffs, pay cuts

    The petition was filed in the wake of termination of employees and pay cuts despite the advisories issued by the Centre and state governments.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Companies are hiring, but there are no takers May 13, 2020 05:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Companies are hiring, but there are no takers

    Demand for blue collar workers came down by 60 percent since lockdown

  • Supreme Court to hear PIL seeking protection of IT employees against termination on May 15 May 08, 2020 03:17 PM IST

    Supreme Court to hear PIL seeking protection of IT employees against termination on May 15

    Experts estimate that close two lakh IT/ITeS would lose jobs due to COVID-19 impact.

  • Time for humane layoffs in India Inc? Jan 22, 2020 06:06 PM IST

    Time for humane layoffs in India Inc?

    HR officials agree that while layoffs are inevitable, the process can be made made more structured.

  • Auto slowdown: Around 50K workers in Gurugram-Manesar auto belt retrenched Aug 08, 2019 09:28 AM IST

    Auto slowdown: Around 50K workers in Gurugram-Manesar auto belt retrenched

    The downtrend has trickled down to the logistics sector as lower vehicle production has drastically hit the utilisation of trucks

  • Infosys targets 20,000 fresh hires this year too, to focus on new digital skillsets May 18, 2017 12:00 PM IST

    Infosys targets 20,000 fresh hires this year too, to focus on new digital skillsets

    At a time when software companies are cutting jobs, India’s second largest software company Infosys will maintain its annual campus hiring at 20,000, as it does every year.

  • Even as IT layoff scare catches on, government & IT body shrug it off as normal May 17, 2017 12:07 PM IST

    Even as IT layoff scare catches on, government & IT body shrug it off as normal

    While there is panic over job losses in the industry, the government and IT governing body Nasscom say that the current year is no different than any other.

  • Less hiring, more firing: Automation poses big threat in IT Mar 21, 2017 09:00 AM IST

    Less hiring, more firing: Automation poses big threat in IT

    Cognizant looking at sacking more than 6,000 employees this year. Company says standard practice but is this is an impact of automation?

  • Airtel-Telenor deal done, Idea-Vodafone on weekend: What's next? Feb 24, 2017 02:38 PM IST

    Airtel-Telenor deal done, Idea-Vodafone on weekend: What's next?

    The Airtel-Telenor buyout coupled with talks of potential Vodafone-Idea merger and Tata Teleservices with RCom-Airtel-MTS combine raise questions whether a consolidation is the best way for telecom companies in view of Reliance Jio's entry.

  • India faces 1.5 mn white-collar job crisis in telecom, IT, BFSI Feb 24, 2017 01:42 PM IST

    India faces 1.5 mn white-collar job crisis in telecom, IT, BFSI

    India is staring at an imminent jobs crisis as three leading service sectors — which have been engines of job creation for two decades now — get ready to shed jobs by the tens of thousands, each driven by its own dynamic.

  • Capgemini India chief says 65% of IT employees not retrainable Feb 19, 2017 10:16 AM IST

    Capgemini India chief says 65% of IT employees not retrainable

    With the domestic IT industry staring at a shift in nature of work due to increasing use of digital technologies, a leading firm has said a majority of the workforce cannot imbibe the required emerging skill-sets, and warned of high job losses at the middle and senior levels.

  • Here come the robots: Davos bosses brace for technology shocks Jan 20, 2016 08:19 PM IST

    Here come the robots: Davos bosses brace for technology shocks

    After steam, mass production and information technology, the so-called "fourth industrial revolution" will bring ever faster cycles of innovation, posing huge challenges to companies, workers, governments and societies alike.

  • Hewlett-Packard sees up to 30,000 job losses in split Sep 16, 2015 04:45 PM IST

    Hewlett-Packard sees up to 30,000 job losses in split

    The move by Hewlett-Packard, the world's second-largest PC maker and one of the biggest US tech firms, is the latest in the sector based on the belief that tightly focused firms perform better.

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