Admin| Apr 23, 2017 - 11:51 PM
About 10% of the 60,000 -plus people employed in telecom tower companies could lose jobs over the next year as rapid consolidation among telecom service providers hurts tenancies and revenue at the infrastructure firms.
Recruitment heads and industry executives whom ET spoke to said those in sales and marketing and corporate offices are on shaky ground in this part of the telecom industry. The consolidation in fact has forced recruiters to sharply reduce their hiring for the segment by up to 50......
Admin| Apr 23, 2017 - 11:41 PM
The way people work has been changing. No longer is it commonplace for a worker to spend their entire career at one company. In some cases, even working a single full time job at all is a thing of the past. Many workers have eschewed the structural limitations of the 9-to-5 and the physical office in favor of becoming independent contractors; freelancers; in short, by becoming entrepreneurs. While the flexibility and autonomy is enticing, being a freelancer means hard work, networking to ......
Admin| Apr 21, 2017 - 10:53 PM
If you're looking to change your job or explore different options, there are a number of additional skills that you need to have or inculcate to improve your chances of getting selected.
There comes a time in almost every individual's life when their career does not offer any scope of growth, either professionally or personally. They may have had a good run initially, but after a while, lack of progress sets in, and the thought of discovering new avenues takes over their mind.
However, in today's......
Admin| Apr 21, 2017 - 10:51 PM
Is the $150 billion Indian IT sector going through a downturn faced with multiple challenges of a slowing global economy, automation, Artificial intelligence and the H-1B visa issues? In the backdrop of these challenges, major IT firms have been resorting to downsizing of their staffs in large numbers over the past few months. The latest being Wipro which sacked 600 employees after a performance appraisal.
So, is the outlook for the sector looking gloomy? The medium-to-long-term outlook for the......
Admin| Apr 20, 2017 - 10:40 PM
These are the sectors with the most openings in France right now, according to figures released on Thursday.
In the face of depressingly low employment levels in France, don’t lose hope that you can find work here.
France's employment agency Pole Emploi released a list of the top sectors that are seeking workers this year, so here's a good place to start looking.
For a start... have you ever dreamed of picking grapes amid the natural beauty of Alsace or Bordeaux? If so you are in luck. O......
Admin| Apr 20, 2017 - 10:34 PM
As per a study by employability assessment company Aspiring Minds, 95 percent of engineers in India are unfit for coding jobs. Owing to the shortage of talent in IT and data science, the majority of them are unfit to pursue any software development jobs, according to a report by PTI.
The report further adds that a meagre 4.77 percent of candidates are capable of writing the correct logic for a programme—which happens to be the basic requirement of any programming job. Over 36,000 engineer......
Admin| Apr 19, 2017 - 10:45 PM
Amid increasing number of job queries back home by US-based Indians since Donald Trump's election as the new President, Indian IT industry is abuzz with concerns about the latest H-1B policy changes and their impact on Indian professionals abroad. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order for tightening the H-1B visa programme - most sought after by Indian IT professionals. R Chandrashekhar, president of Indian IT Industry body Nasscom, spoke to NDTV Profit addressing some of th......
Admin| Apr 19, 2017 - 10:42 PM
Employees in India, 62 per cent, are far more satisfied with their work conditions compared to those in Asia Pacific, as per a survey.
The 'Michael Page's 'Job Confidence Index Q1 2017' (January-March period), revealed that 62 per cent Indian employees are 'satisfied or very satisfied' with their working conditions compared to 53 per cent of employees in Asia Pacific.
However, in a city to city comparison in India, a number of major cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, slipped i......
Admin| Apr 18, 2017 - 10:53 PM
Aon Hewitt has partnered with Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore to launch a new programme, Next Generation CHROs, which aims to build a talent pool of leaders who drive business outcomes through human resources.
“Managing change, a survey found, will be the biggest ask of a CEO from a CHRO (chief HR officer). When we asked CHROs on the gaps they felt in their capability when they first took on the position, business knowledge emerged as the top-most focus area. The next-generation......
Admin| Apr 18, 2017 - 10:50 PM
Google is a smart Internet company, and once again, they prove this fact, via Google Hire.
Google’s newest and most talked about the project right now is Google Hire, which has been hailed as the ‘Holy Grail’ of all job portals. And, in a smart move, Google has converted their own internal ‘Applicant Tracking System’ (ATS) into a public platform for all.
LinkedIn’s dominance in the job market, along with other major players such as Seek, Monster and Indeed a......