Active job seekers confident about career progression as economy reboots: Survey
The uptick in hiring has fuelled the confidence of active job seekers towards career progression as findings show that about 2 in 3 professionals will increase their time spent searching for and applying to jobs in the next 2 weeks, LinkedIn Workforce Confidence Index noted.
3 out of 4 firms believe they can effectively hire employees remotely: CareerNet survey
The study, titled ‘The Hiring Outlook in India’ reveals that companies from e-commerce, IT/ITeS, services, science and technology and telecommunications sectors exhibit a higher readiness (82%) for virtual hiring. The novel coronavirus outbreak has profoundly altered the traditional structure of businesses across sectors and now, companies are embracing remote hiring.
Government to integrate online job portals with Unnati to bring employers and job seekers under one umbrella
Centre plans to create a mega portal with NITI Aayog's ‘Unnati’ that will cater exclusively to the needs of the blue and grey collar workers in the country following a diktat from PM Modi to help workers get jobs in their state.
Five in ten women facing motivational challenges in work-from-home scenario: Survey
Women have also been victims to the “double burden syndrome” where they are now expected to double up on the home chores with increased workload from office, which impacts their mental well-being to a great extent.
9 in 10 engineers from top tech firms rate system design as crucial skill for career growth: Study
88% of all respondents working in FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Alphabet- formerly known as Google) companies feel that system design is a skill crucial for career growth, according to a survey conducted by Scaler Academy by InterviewBit, an edtech startup helping engineers be job-ready.
View: The coronavirus isn't the end of your career
If you’re in an industry directly hit by the virus, think about how your experience would be applicable to fields that have solid long-term prospects, like cybersecurity, robotics and artificial intelligence. These sectors aren’t just for coders and engineers; they need accountants, compliance officers, HR managers and communications teams.
50% job seekers enhancing skills in lockdown for better career opportunities: Survey
The country imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 25 to contain the coronavirus pandemic that has been extended thrice to May 31.
Job search for work from home in India rises 442% during Feb-Jul: Report
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many jobs have rapidly become work-from-home jobs at least temporarily and with the flexibility and a variety of career options, it has become more popular than ever, global job site Indeed said in a report.
Formal sector jobs plummeted almost 44% in March: Government payroll data
The formal sector payroll additions may worsen in April and May when the full impact of Covid-19 was felt and businesses were hit hard by the lockdown, resulting in massive job losses. Besides, the payroll data of recent months may change slightly due to delays in data collection.
Rising optimism in India towards job security as businesses open after lockdown: Report
According to the report, there is a modest increase in India’s overall workforce confidence, which reflects in this fortnight’s composite score of +50 (up from +48 in June 1-14).
Meet the professionals who juggle a great day job with a successful creative career and won’t give up either
These practitioners find a different fulfilment from each of their jobs.
In the COVID-19 economy, you can have a kid or a job. You can’t have both
Why isn’t anyone talking about this? Why are we not hearing a primal scream so deafening that no plodding policy can be implemented without addressing the people buried by it?