Hiring

  • Hiring managers rank best and worst words to use in a CV: 'go-getter', 'synergy' the worst, 'achieved', 'improved' the best 24-03-2014 03:27 PM

    We've all been guilty of this from time to time. Hiring managers reportedly hate seeing phrases such as 'Best of breed', 'Go-getter' and 'Think outside of the box' in curriculum vitae, according to a recent survey. 'Trained' or 'Mentored' and 'Managed' are good words to use on a resume, the...
  • State Bank of India may slow hiring in next few years 19-02-2014 06:12 PM

    State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, may go slow on recruitment during the next 2-3 years, a top bank official said on Wednesday. According to A Krishna Kumar, Managing Director, the bank will try to maintain the employee strength at current levels even as it keeps expansion programmes...
  • Delhi-NCR created maximum jobs in 2013: Survey 19-01-2014 12:09 PM

    Delhi-NCR region has emerged as the leader in creating the maximum number of jobs in 2013, even as overall generation of new employment avenues declined last year, says an Assocham study. Information technology (IT), IT-enabled services (ITeS) and IT hardware sector together accounted for a majority share of about 43...
  • Twitter hires Google executive as head of retail: Report 17-10-2013 09:59 AM

    Bangalore: Twitter Inc has hired an advertising executive from Google Inc to head its retail division, as the online messaging company ramps up hiring and works to expand its business ahead of an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. J.J. Hirschle, who directed media and entertainment advertising at Google,...
  • Amazon to hire more than 70,000 seasonal employees 01-10-2013 12:18 PM

    Bangalore: Amazon.com Inc said it expects to hire more than 70,000 full-time seasonal employees across its order fulfillment centres in the United States, a 40 per cent increase from last year. Amazon, which has about 88,400 employees, said it has converted more than 7,000 temporary employees in the United States...
  • Google's Motorola aims to hire Blackberry employees 28-09-2013 11:17 AM

    Toronto: With Blackberry Ltd shedding staff in its hometown of Waterloo, Ontario, other tech companies, including Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unit, are moving to take advantage of a growing pool of local talent. Motorola Mobility said on Thursday it plans to set up a new hub in Waterloo, located about...
  • 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...
  • Freedom from Ageism: Age no Bar is a Myth in India 27-08-2013 02:48 PM

    Some years ago, I found myself scrambling for scholarships to pursue a master's degree. At the age of 26, I realised that I was not eligible for most of them. I was too old. I also learnt that 26 was also too old to take up studying for a bachelor's...
  • Amazon.com looks to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states 30-07-2013 11:25 AM

    New York: Amazon says it is adding 7,000 jobs in 13 states, beefing up staff at the warehouses where it fills orders, and in its customer service division. The company said Monday that it will add 5,000 full-time jobs at its US distribution centers, which currently employ about 20,000 workers...
  • Amazon unveils new hiring spree ahead of Obama visit 29-07-2013 11:36 AM

    San Francsico: Amazon.com Inc unveiled a new hiring spree on Monday ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama to one of the Internet retailer's giant distribution warehouses this week. Amazon said it is looking to fill more than 5,000 new full-time jobs at 17 of its fulfilment centres across...
  • Silvio Berlusconi convicted in sex-for-hire case 24-06-2013 09:46 PM

    Milan: A Milan court on Monday convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with an underage prostitute during infamous "bunga bunga" parties at his villa and then using his influence to try to cover it up. Berlusconi, 76, was sentenced to seven years in prison and barred...
  • Delhi: Five youth arrested for robbing hired vehicles 24-06-2013 04:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested five youths who were allegedly involved in robbing hired vehicles. Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav said Amit, 20, Aman Sharma, 20, Sushil Kumar, 22, Ajay Kumar, 23, and Yogesh Kumar, 20, were arrested on a tip-off. The five accused, hailing from...
  • Private banks step up hiring; top-five add over 15,000 staff 16-06-2013 01:07 PM

    Leading private sector lenders are in top gear when it comes to expanding their headcount and just five of them, including ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, added more than 15,000 employees to their payrolls in the last fiscal. The expanded workforce also seems to be giving them rich dividends in...
  • News 360: INLD workers clash with police after Chautalas' verdict 22-01-2013 09:09 PM

    OP Chautala and his son were sentenced to 10 years in jail on Tuesday in the Haryana Teachers Recruitment scam. ...
  • Sri Lanka hire ex-ICC chief Lorgat 31-07-2012 06:43 PM

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  • Yahoo searching for new board members: Source 07-01-2012 12:30 PM

    California: Yahoo Inc is searching for new members for its board of directors, following its hiring of a new chief executive, according to a person familiar with the matter. The struggling Internet company also disclosed on Friday that new CEO Scott Thompson will receive a compensation package that could be...
  • Happy New Year: Over 5 lakh new jobs in 2012 01-01-2012 01:56 PM

    New Delhi: The new year may bring in loads of cheers for job-seekers, as the experts expect the companies to hire more than five lakh new employees during 2012 despite the uncertainties prevailing about the overall economic scenario. Adding to the cheers of the job market, the employees could expect...
  • Indian employers most bullish on hiring: Survey 13-12-2011 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding concerns of an economic slowdown, Indian employers are the most bullish worldwide when it comes to hiring, with robust recruitment plans for the next three months, especially in the services sector, says a survey. "Indian employers report the most optimistic hiring intentions among the 41 countries and...
  • Facebook to hire thousands, sees fast growth 03-12-2011 05:36 AM

    New York: Facebook, the social networking giant that is preparing to go public, said it plans to hire thousands of employees over the next year to keep up with what it expects to be rapid growth. "We are growing very quickly and have been through the economy," Facebook Chief Operating...
  • India Inc's Q2 fresher hiring up 21 pc: Experts 10-10-2011 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: India Inc has witnessed 21 per cent growth in fresher recruitment in the July-September quarter vis-a-vis first quarter of 2010-11, say experts. MyHiringClub.com has conducted the survey among 879 employers and 1,274 institutes across the country. "The campus recruitment market had seen growth in terms of number of...
  • Job growth to slow down in non-IT sectors: report 25-09-2011 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Growing economic uncertainty may slow down hiring activities in a host of sectors, but the IT space is likely to remain unaffected and NRIs returning home due to the gloom in Western markets might emerge as an attractive talent pool, experts believe. Companies in the telecom, financial services,...
  • India hiring outlook falls steeply: Manpower 13-09-2011 12:50 PM

    New York: Prospects for job seekers are gloomier in most major economies than they were three months ago, as weak US and European economies begin to affect employers' confidence in other parts of the world, according to a quarterly hiring survey by ManpowerGroup. Manpower Chief Executive Jeff Joerres describes the...
  • Hiring activities on the rise in Aug: Reports 07-09-2011 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: In signs of improved labour market conditions, hiring activities witnessed positive momentum in August as compared to the same period last year, according to two reports released on Wednesday. Job portals Monster.com and Naukri.com saw their job indices record 14 per cent annual growth in August, reflecting better...
  • Can't say 'it's over'? Tell break-up agent 03-09-2011 12:52 PM

    Beijing: Finding it difficult to say "it's over" to their loved partner, many couples in China are now seeking professional help of "break-up agents". On e-commerce platform Taobao.com, these agents promise customers that they will "set them free from their spouses" by chatting, writing break-up letters and even sending back...
  • India to see robust hiring, 13 pc salary hike 09-03-2011 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: Indian job seekers can look forward to a brighter future. A survey of over 5000 companies finds there will be more hiring in the next three months, than in any quarter since 2005. Manufacturing, finance, insurance and real estate will be among the sectors that do the most...
  • Hectic hiring in India in next 3 months: survey 08-03-2011 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: Reflecting the bullish employment market, companies in India plan to recruit new personnel at a hectic pace over the next three months, with the manufacturing industry expected to offer the strongest hiring prospects, says a survey. Staffing services firm Manpower's Employment Outlook Survey released on Tuesday showed that...