New Delhi, Dec 10
New Delhi, Dec 10
The new year is likely to usher in good news for job seekers in India as the country has emerged one of the most optimistic nations in the world in terms of hiring plans for the next three months.
Washington, Dec 7
The unemployment rate in the United States fell last month to 7 per cent from 7.3 per cent in October, the US Bureau of Labour Statistics reported on Friday. The jobless rate was the low...
Washington, Dec 3
Ignoring India’s concerns, the Obama administration has thrown its full weight behind the comprehensive immigration reform Bill passed by the US Senate, arguing that it would benefit immigrants fr...
Tokyo, Nov 29
Japan’s unemployment rate was steady at 4.0 per cent in October, the Government said on Friday.The availability of jobs, measured as the ratio of job offers per job seeker, improved for the...
November 27, 2013
Migration from villages to cities operates in a vicious cycle. Doles are not the answer; income parity and recognition are.
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov. 25
LIC Agents Organisation of India is seeking intervention of MPs to highlight their various grievances during the forthcoming session of Parliament. A. Sampath, an MP from Kerala, has pro...
November 20, 2013
Virtually every sector of activity is screaming hoarse about the skills gap. But lakhs of skilled workers are denied access to productive work for want of a hammer or a wrench.
Coimbatore, Dec 11
Non-executive employees of Bharat Electronics Ltd have threatened to go on a day’s strike demanding quick settlement of plant performance incentive (PPI).In a communication to the stock exc...
Berlin, Dec 10
European aerospace giant EADS, the maker of Airbus aircraft, announced plans yesterday to cut 5,800 jobs in its defence and space division over three years.
The layoffs, part of a major r...
Jhajjar, Dec 8
Children of labourers working in brick kilns will be admitted to the nearest government school as part of Haryana Government’s efforts to ensure that no child is deprived of education for want of...
Kolkata, Dec 5
The trade unions of Coal India have reaffirmed their decision to go for a nationwide strike between December 17 and 19.
The unions affiliated to the All-India Coal Workers’ Federatio...
New Delhi, Dec 2
The Indian Staffing Federation (ISF), an apex body of flexi staffing industry, has said that it has facilitated jobs for over 5 million youth in the past 10 years.
ISF, which organis...
New Delhi, Nov. 27
The salaries of IndiGo pilots are set to increase from December 1 this year.
The move comes as two new airlines — Tata-SIA and AirAsia India — get ready to start operations and are lookin...
New Delhi, Nov 26
The shortage of skilled workers and scientists is one of the most pressing challenges for the chemical industry, says an ILO paper.
Highlighting the strategic importance of the chem...
November 21, 2013
This is with reference to the editorial “PSB’s burden” (Business Line, November 19). Compared to private sector banks, the NPAs of PSBs have risen sharply since 2011. The top PSBs r...
New Delhi, Nov 18
Flexible working practices improve employee productivity and creativity, says a study.
According to a report by workplace provider Regus, 75 per cent of Indian respondents believe flexibl...