Hiring activities up 33% in June: Report
The report said hiring in hospitality, retail and auto sectors has been the most impacted due to the COVID-19 lockdown and following nation-wide relaxations of lockdown norms, there has been an uptick in recruitment in these sectors. Report said functional roles in education/teaching with 49% growth, pharmaceuticals/biotech (36%) and sales/business development (33%) saw an uptick in hiring.
SBI group to hire about 2,000 people
While people with experience in rural and agriculture will be recruited through newly set up micro finan...
It’s raining big offers for cloud technology talent
Large technology companies such as Amazon, TCS, Accenture and NTT-Netmagic, and banking, ...
Unlock 1.0: White-collar jobs for freshers gain pace
Companies hiring freshers include Accenture, Amazon, Wipro, Muthoot Finance, Ernst & Young Global Business Services, Tech Mahindra, Mphasis, Paytm, Reliance Industries, WNS Global, HCL Technologies, Bajaj Capital, Simplilearn, Tesco, NTT, Microland, Dell and IBM India, according to job sites—Freshersworld.com, Indeed.com, and Naukri.com.
Job insecurity for 3,500 staff after ban on Chinese apps
Hiring firms said resumes from employees at these companies have started coming in. These app companies employ people for a range of functions, including marketing, sales, content management, data analysis, talent acquisition, HR, strategy and growth, and product development.
Pandemic leaves hiring plans in disarray
Only 5% of Indian companies plan to hire in the July-September quarter, while 2% expect a decrease in their headcount, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey that covered 695 companies in India.
Revival sign: Hiring up in some sectors
During lockdown, recruitment volumes were down nearly 80% for some firms as compared to pre-Covid levels.
Amazon India to hire 20,000 temporary staff in customer service to serve global customers
Most of the positions are part of Amazon's 'Virtual Customer Service' programme that provides flexible work-from-home options.
Covid has cut the time it takes to hire top level executives
Search firms told ET that the time taken for filling leadership positions in companies has reduced by half due to online working. The ease of holding interviews virtually has reduced the time and travel fatigue for companies and candidates.
Hiring picks up in multiple sectors including e-commerce & delivery
Outdoor clothing and tactical gear firm Wildcraft, which is making reusable PPE overalls, Hazmat suits and masks for the Ministry of Textiles and Commercial applications, has hired a workforce of over 30,000 in the past two months and is looking to hire another 70,000 on direct and third party rolls.
Shadowfax looks to strengthen tech team
The company is focused on strengthening its engineering and leadership teams and will be engaging candidates for its technological domain for different roles and positions spread across the Bengaluru and Gurugram offices.
Lakshya Digital to hire more in India
The company currently has 500 employees and offices in Pune and Gurugram. It develops game art for several global companies like Disney, Sony, Warner Brothers and Bandai Namco.
Sodexo partners with several companies for outplacement platform targeted at hiring blue-collar workers out of jobs
More than 15,000 blue-collar vacancies have been posted on Sodexo India workforce platform in the past few weeks by companies in sectors such as ecommerce, fast moving consumer goods, food delivery, mask makers and facility management firms.
More than one-third of engineering graduates worried about placements: Survey
The survey was conducted on almost 1,000 candidates hailing from different engineering disciplines.
Tata Steel to honour all job offers to new hires
The steel behemoth has invested in shifting from classroom methodologies to blended learning mechanisms for orientation and induction of new joinees, as the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic has prompted majority of its workforce to function remotely.
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