Seven out of 10 workers lost employment during lockdown in Karnataka: Survey
The survey covered self-employed, casual, and regular wage and salaried workers and it released the findings for Karnataka on Thursday. Seventy-six per cent of urban workers and 66 per cent of rural workers lost their employment, the survey findings said.
Only 40% jobseekers think layoffs won't happen, finds survey
Around 50% of job seekers said they are utilising this time to focus on up-skill...
No hiring freeze: Companies hunting top talent despite salary, job cuts
More than 200 director-level and above posts were available over the past week, according to Xpheno, a staffing firm that compiles data from job portals, LinkedIn and company sites.
Organised private sector plans layoff, salary cut amid COVID-19 crisis: Report
Among the surveyed organizations, 73 per cent said they have plans to decrease the salary of employees, 57 per cent said this layoff is temporary, while 21 per cent said they are doing permanent layoffs for at least 2 years.
People prefer govt employment for jobs security: Survey
"The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the job scenario in the country with regular reports of layoffs, furlough, pay cuts and other uncertainties. This has led to an increase in the demand for government jobs with 82.33 per cent respondents looking to apply for government jobs," according to a study by Adda247.
How the pandemic changed the way we look at jobs
Certain new things are taking root in Covid's wake. They could soon mark a critical change of tack.
IIM-C students of business analytics receive 60 job offers
The students of the fourth batch of Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) programme at IIM-C got these offers from 18 firms.
Five in 10 organisations across industries keeping their salary increment budgets unchanged: Survey
According to the survey, five in 10 companies have deferred or suspended their promotion schedule; at the same time a downward trend on promotions numbers across all job levels was observed wherein 33% of organisations admitted to having reduced it. However, most organisations in IT/ITES, life sciences/pharma and retail sector have refrained from any downwards trend in overall promotion cycle.
One in three Indian professionals now have decreased income: LinkedIn survey
IT, media, and manufacturing employees think their firms will do worse in the next 6 months. However, they’re confident about long-term growth - 77% of manufacturing professionals, 67% of media professionals, and 65% of IT professionals thought their companies would pick up in the next 2 years.
Eight in 10 Indian companies not currently considering permanent staff layoffs or redundancies: Korn Ferry survey
Given the government’s extensive requests on avoiding laying off employees, the majority of companies have not implemented or are not currently considering permanent staff layoff/redundancies (84%) or temporary layoff/furlough (83% without government subsidy support and 91% leveraging government subsidy).
Q2 will see a growth in jobs: Tarun Sinha, OLX people
In an interview Tarun Sinha, head of OLX People (horizontal business unit of OLX India) discusses the impact of the pandemic on jobs, outlook for Q2 of fiscal 2020-21, sectors which are hiring, impact of technology on informal sector employment and other issues around jobs
Seven in 10 employees say their companies have offered complete work from home: Survey
According to the report, the thought of going back to work made 79% of people apprehensive. In view of the uncertain times, 57% of respondents said their companies are communicating the status of working from home on a month-on-month basis.
SBI group to hire about 2,000 people
While people with experience in rural and agriculture will be recruited through newly set up micro finance vertical, appointments will take place in sales and call centres expanding credit card business.
India under lockdown: Jobs, salaries safe despite disruption, companies tell employees
From paying advance salary to honouring joining date for new joinees, cos going all out to reassure employees.