Employers

  • Microsoft most attractive employer, Sony India second: Survey 17-04-2014 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: Global software major Microsoft is the 'most attractive employer' in India, while IT, telecom and ITes are the most preferred sectors by the workforce, a survey by HR services firm Randstad said. Microsoft emerged as the 'most attractive employer' in the survey for the fourth year in a...
  • India Inc eyes poll booster to create 2 million new jobs 06-04-2014 01:37 PM

    The upcoming general elections are set to play a key role in the job market, with HR experts pinning their hopes on a stable government to help create over two million new jobs and boost hiring activities by 30-40 per cent this year. As per estimates of various human resource...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha elections: It's all about jobs 29-03-2014 09:35 AM

    Patna: Old enough to vote for the first time, student Sheeba Shamim, the daughter of a middle class family, and young construction workers sweating on a nearby building site are impatient for a government in India that delivers jobs and hope for the future. They are among more than 100...
  • Indian companies generated 81,000 jobs in US in 2013: survey 28-03-2014 09:26 AM

    Washington: Indian companies through its massive $ 17-billion investment in the US have collectively generated employment opportunities for more than 81,000 people in the country, according to a survey. The annual CII survey of 68 Indian companies in 40 American states for 2013, made public on Thursday at an event...
  • Kejriwal not declared as AAP's PM candidate: Patkar 10-03-2014 10:29 PM

    Social activist and AAP candidate from Mumbai North-East seat, Medha Patkar on Monday said that although Arvind Kejriwal is the "best person" to become the prime minister, AAP has not declared him for the top post as doing so before the Lok Sabha polls is "unconstitutional". "Kejriwal is the best...
  • Stockholm employment office calls 61,000 people for recruitment meeting by mistake 27-02-2014 04:18 PM

    Police dispersed an angry crowd of job-seekers outside an employment office in Stockholm on Wednesday after it called 61,000 people for a recruitment meeting by mistake. "Something has gone wrong with the mailing list...it has set off a very messy situation at the city office," said Clas Olsson, acting director...
  • 388 IIM Bangalore students get placed with high salaries within 4 days 18-02-2014 09:10 AM

    Bangalore: Amidst all the economic gloom, there is some news one can be merry about as recruitments seem to be picking up. The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore is leading the way with all its students getting placed with record highs in salaries this placement season. On the brink of...
  • Best engineers come from Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand, says report 01-02-2014 03:37 PM

    Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand lead in supplying the best talent pool of engineers in India, a report released on Friday said. The National Employability Report Engineer Graduates 2014, is based on the graduate class of 2013, and covers 1.2 lakh engineering students from more than 520 engineering colleges across 18...
  • Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand produce best pool of engineers in India: reports 31-01-2014 07:24 PM

    The best talent pool of engineers is in Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand, while those from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are least employable, said a report. Employability for IT product roles in Delhi is as high 13 per cent and as low as 1 per cent in Chennai, says the...
  • Maharashtra CM urges measures to implement MNREGA initiatives 13-01-2014 07:56 PM

    Aurangabad: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday asked the village functionaries to take all measures for effective implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in rural areas. He was speaking at the meeting of village functionaries from Aurangabad and Jalna districts. He said that the prime intention...
  • State government to give shops on loan to unemployed youngsters 08-01-2014 05:30 PM

    The Uttarakhand government will soon launch a self-employment scheme for the unemployed youngstersof the state by building 3,5000 shops and giving them to the beneficiaries on interest-free loans repayable in ten years. To be built in clusters of 10 shops each on a piece of land identified by the District...
  • Non-teaching Raj University employees stage protest against fresh recruitments 04-01-2014 10:30 PM

    The ad-hoc non-teaching staff members of Rajasthan University on Saturday staged a protest against the authorities for issuing a notification for fresh recruitment for non-teaching posts. "We have been demanding regularisation (of our jobs) and had met the Chief Minister on Friday. She had assured us that a committee would...
  • Contractual govt employees stage protest outside CM's house 03-01-2014 12:06 PM

    Teachers employed on a contractualbasis in government schools protested outside Delhi ChiefMinister Arvind Kejriwal's Kausambi residence on Friday morningdemanding permanent employment.They were joined by contractual employees of Delhi tourism department, also demanding permanent employment. Around 150 contractual teachers working in MCD and Delhigovernment schools raised slogans outside Kejriwal's houselike "Finish...
  • New Year brings hope with 8 lakh job openings, 20 per cent pay hike: Experts 01-01-2014 01:58 PM

    It may rain jobs in the new year as companies are gearing up to add over 8 lakh new employees to their payrolls and dole out salary hikes of up to 20 per cent to best performers in 2014, say experts. As per estimates of various human resource consultants, the...
  • Employment of domestic workers to be on agenda for talks: US 25-12-2013 12:18 PM

    The US on Wednesday said employment of domestic workers will now be on agenda for the bilateral talks with India with which it is in conversation to "determine the way forward" in resolving the 14-day-long diplomatic row. "The Department of State is in conversation with the Government of India on...
  • Bihar government initiates action against 5 officials for complacency 21-12-2013 03:08 PM

    Bihar has initiated action against five senior officials for complacency in implementation of welfare schemes, state Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said Saturday. "We have initiated action against five deputy development commissioners (DDCs) for their failure to achieve the target of Indira Awas Yojna for 2013-14, non-completion of houses taken...
  • Oscar Fernandes given charge of Labour and Employment ministry after Ola's death 15-12-2013 10:22 PM

    Union Minister Oscar Fernandes was given the additional charge of Ministry of Labour and Employment tonight following the death of Sis Ram Ola. A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said the decision was taken on the advice of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Fernandes already holds the post of Road Transport and Highways...
  • Union Labour and Employment Minister Sis Ram Ola dead 15-12-2013 12:58 PM

    Union Labour and Employment Minister Sis Ram Ola died at a Gurgaon hospital on Sunday after a prolonged illness. The 86-year-old Congress leader had been suffering from various ailments, sources in Medanta Medicity said. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. Born on 30 July, 1927,...
  • BJP is a master in corruption, does nothing for the poor: Rahul Gandhi 28-11-2013 03:52 PM

    While urging the voters to bring "the right party" to power,Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took a dig at BJP during a rally in Banswara in poll-bound Rajasthan on Thursday. He said,"Dalits, poor and adivasis not only need road, airports, railways for their development but also need education. BJP just...
  • BJP is a 'master' in corruption, says Rahul Gandhi 28-11-2013 03:05 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will address a rally in Banswara in poll-bound Rajasthan on Thursday. He was in Amethi on November 26 in his parliamentary constituency to inaugurate two trains and lay foundation of a new railway line in Salon area. A day before visiting Amethi, he had hit...
  • Lokpals recruited in 26 districts to hear grievances on MNREGA 14-11-2013 05:07 PM

    The Rural Development department has recruited Lokpals in 26 districts to hear grievances related to implementation of MNREGA in Bihar, a minister said on Thursday. Some of these Lokpals have been given additional charge of districts where the recruitment process for such posts is underway, Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra...
  • Coca Cola inaugrates new bottling plant in Chatta on its 20th anniversary 24-10-2013 03:07 PM

    In line with its investment plans of $5 billion in India by 2020, beverage major Coca Cola on Thursday inaugurated its 58th plant in the country, on which its franchise bottler partner has invested over Rs 135 crore. The plant, which is owned by Brindavan Agro Industries, will provide employment...
  • US: A million government workers, unions brace for shutdown 01-10-2013 09:12 AM

    Washington: As many as a million government employees were making urgent plans on Monday for a possible midnight shutdown, with their unions urging Congress to strike a last-minute deal. To avoid sending hundreds of thousands of workers across the country home without pay, lawmakers must act within hours, but it...
  • India most optimistic on hiring plans for October-December quarter: Survey 11-09-2013 09:01 AM

    India has emerged as the most optimistic nation in terms of hiring plans for the next three months following a dramatic turnaround in employer confidence after four consecutive quarters of relatively lackluster forecasts. According to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released on Tuesday by ManpowerGroup, the hiring pace for the...
  • Delhi residents happy with quality of life yet feel unsafe: Report 01-09-2013 06:18 AM

    Residents of Delhi, having the highest per capita income in the country, are happy with the quality of life but at the same time feel unsafe in the city, an official report said on Saturday. "Delhi's average per capita income, at more than Rs 2 lakh per year in 2012-13,...
  • Why the god of jobs doesn't smile on India 30-08-2013 12:55 PM

    Manish Sabharwal Profile: Manish Sabharwal is co-founder and chairman of TeamLease Services. He has a management degree from Wharton and sees himself as a crusader for labour reforms in India. Since its inception in 2002, TeamLease has placed more than half a million people in temporary and permanent jobs. There...
  • Death of govt employee does not entitle family for a job: Supreme Court 20-08-2013 03:09 PM

    The Supreme Court has held that death of a government employee in harness does not entitle the family to claim compassionate employment and the person seeking appointment must possess the eligibility for the post. A bench of justices B S Chauhan and S A Bobde also said that the competent...
  • Odisha does not have infra for utilising central funds, says Ramesh 18-08-2013 01:16 AM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday alleged that the Odisha government did not have the infrastructure to utilise central funds and failed on many occasions to submit utilisation certificates. "Centre is generous in releasing grants to Odisha, but the state government is not armed with execution and infrastructure mechanism to...
  • Charity for poll wins will not help rural India develop: Modi 17-08-2013 11:22 PM

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on today targetted Centre's rural development schemes, saying that 'charity' for winning elections instead of solid development work will not help improve rural India. This is for the first time Modi attacked the socialist agenda undertaken by the Congress-led UPA for rural welfare. Apparently...
  • Indian maid jumps off balcony to escape harassment 14-08-2013 04:24 AM

    Three domestic maids, including one Indian, have managed to escape from their employers, who allegedly forced them to work round-the-clock, by jumping from balconies of their homes in Bahrain. The women, an Indian and two Indonesians, suffered minor injuries and are being treated at a hospital in Bahrain's capital city...