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    Bharat is doing better than India in entry-level white-collar gig jobs

    Work-from-home, reverse migration and startups turning their focus to smaller cities as the next big market are among the reasons for this. Companies such as GigIndia, Taskmo, Quess, WorkIndia, JobsForHer and Urban Company said there has been a significant spike in both sign-ups and revenue coming in from such cities since the beginning of the pandemic.

    Instamojo ramps up hiring, introduces permanent work from home option

    With an employee strength of 140 people across the country, the recent hiring cycle saw new hires from tier 2 and 3 towns such as Krishnagiri, Kolar, Dehradun and Sitapur.

    Skills that can land you a good job this year

    It's the key in any sector. The ability to convey oneself is crucial for management. It enhances team performance and can push up your career in that corporate ladder very quickly.

    Odds are, you will get a salary hike this year; best pay increase in healthcare, ecomm, tech

    Average increment will be 6.7% for professional services, 6.1% for retail and 6% for transport and distribution. Lower down, the industrial and manufacturing sector can expect a 5.9% average, natural resources and energy 4.9%, and 5.3% for property and construction.

    EPFO added 10.11 lakh subscribers in November 2020

    Age-wise analysis of the data indicates those in the 22-25 year age bracket has registered highest growth in subscriber base with around 2.72 lakh net enrollments in November.

    68% of professionals see learning as the key to landing better opportunities: Survey

    The annual survey report by Simplilearn - an online bootcamp for digital economy skills training - titled ‘IT Skills Training Trends: 2020 and 2021’, was conducted to understand how 2020 affected work environments and what aspirants are doing to prepare for the various eventualities that they foresee in 2021.

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    Big 4 IT companies may hire 91,000 freshers for 2021-22

    With the sharp pickup in demand after the lockdown lows, Indian IT firms have lined up robust hiring plans for 2021-22. The top four IT firms — TCS, Infosys, HCL Technologies and Wipro — collectively plan to hire 91,000 from campuses, a little higher than last year.

    View: Gig workers are employees. Start treating them that way

    In the wake of a California ballot proposition passed in November and a rule just released by the Trump administration, it appears that the erosion of labor protections is advancing aggressively.

    190 recruiters pick up all IIM Indore's class of 2022 students for summer internship despite pandemic

    As many as 190 recruiters, including more than 70 first-timers such as Amazon Web Services, Tata Consumer Products, and Veritas lined up for summer internship placements at Indian Institute of Management, Indore for the class of 2022, undeterred by the pandemic.

    Govt notifies over 3,500 jobs for persons with benchmark disabilities

    The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities notified 3,566 posts on January 4 in central government establishments as suitable for persons with benchmark disabilities (disability of 40 per cent and above) under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

    SPJIMR completes placements with average salary of Rs 25.86 lakh

    The FMCG sector continued to be a major recruiter, making offers to close to 18% of the batch. Top recruiters in this sector included Asian Paints, Colgate-Palmolive, Hindustan Unilever, L'Oréal, Marico, Mondelez, Procter & Gamble and RB.

    How ‘Conversational AI’ will shape future workplace interactions

    How ‘Conversational AI’ will shape future workplace interactions

    Conversational AI for HR enables organizations to deploy digital HR assistants – intelligent bots that handle a wide range of queries real-time, accurately, and cost-effectively. These bots can be set up to offer a walk-through of common processes around benefits, provide updates around employee policies and enterprise-level decisions, and so forth.

    Higher job losses faced by those below 40 years of age not good for recovery: CMIE

    Higher job losses faced by those below 40 years of age not good for recovery: CMIE

    Worst still, job losses were concentrated in urban regions, among women, among the relatively younger workers, the graduates and post graduates and the salaried employees, CMIE said in its weekly analysis.

    Randstad RiseSmart launches new solutions to connect recruiters with talent

    Randstad RiseSmart launches new solutions to connect recruiters with talent

    The new solutions - RiseSmart FirstLook, Recruiter and Enterprise Editions - are aimed at accelerating internal and intercompany talent mobility.

    Over 60% of seniors want to work post-retirement, spend on leisure travel: Survey

    Over 60% of seniors want to work post-retirement, spend on leisure travel: Survey

    Antara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Max India Ltd, has surveyed to bring out insights on the lives, aspirations, preferences, opinions, and consumer behaviour traits of middle and upper-middle-class senior citizens in urban India.

    BFSI, IT/Telecom and retail posted maximum talent demand in Dec 2020: RecruiteX

    BFSI, IT/Telecom and retail posted maximum talent demand in Dec 2020: RecruiteX

    The BFSI sector posted the highest growth of 5% in talent demand in Dec 20, followed by IT/Telecom, revealed the TimesJobs RecruiteX Dec 20 edition.

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