Admin| Jan 20, 2017 - 11:23 PM
MUMBAI: Tata Sons may explore a structure that could allow newly appointed chairman N Chandrasekaran more time to focus on the bigger companies while simultaneously grooming inhouse talent for larger roles.
Top officials in Tata Sons told ET that discussions are taking place on the number of companies Chandrasekaran will manage as chairman. He may not necessarily become chairman of all operating companies, a break from the practice followed by his predecessors, Cyrus Mistry and before......
Admin| Jan 20, 2017 - 11:04 PM
BENGALURU: Infosys has “released” 8,000-9,000 employees in the past one year because of automation of lower end jobs, the company’s human resources head Krishnamurthy Shankar said. He said these employees are now working on more advanced projects.
Admin| Jan 20, 2017 - 10:23 PM
My first 100 days at work
My first job was as a marketing executive at Titan. Things were moving at breakneck speed at the time. I had to work on the mandate of finding a new public relations agency, put together a store-opening process and begin work on our summer campaign. I found myself juggling operations and brands, while just a few months ago my biggest concern had been having enough pocket money for college.
My worst mistake
I was always moving so fast because there was so much to d......
Admin| Jan 20, 2017 - 10:20 PM
Final placements for the 2015-17 batch at the country’s leading business schools seem to be feeling the impact of dampened economic sentiment. Placement cells at Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore, and Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research among others, said that a combination of factors including demonetisation, la......
Admin| Jan 19, 2017 - 01:19 AM
BENGALURU: Indian outsourcing giants Infosys and Tata Consultancy Services will hire more engineers from campuses in the United States as they brace themselves for stringent visa norms expected to be unveiled by the new American administration led by Donald Trump.
The move marks a change in strategy for the $150billion Indian outsourcing industry, which until now has mostly relied on hiring large numbers of engineering graduates in India who were then posted to overseas client locatio......
Admin| Jan 19, 2017 - 01:18 AM
The telecom sector is expected to create two million jobs this year, thanks to increased data penetration and entry of new service providers, says a report.
The entry of new service providers, the government's initiatives like 'Make in India' and thrust on mobile economy will also add to the buoyancy in the sector, it said.
While the overall hiring will see a boost, the verticals that will drive the manpower requirement are handset makers (1.76 million) followed by the service providers (0.37 mil......
Admin| Jan 17, 2017 - 11:02 PM
The results of the post graduate medical entrance examination has been declared on Friday. Titled National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET PG) 2017, the results will be available on the NEET official website.
The candidates must have secured at least 50 percentile in the NEET exam, to be eligible for admission to any postgraduate programme.
The declaration of the All India 50 per cent quota seats will also be available on the official website. A total of 31,330 candidates have been q
Admin| Jan 17, 2017 - 11:00 PM
MUMBAI: It may be a season of job losses and eroding businesses for many in these post demonetisation days but small and mid-sized financial services firms are on a hiring spree, pooling in precious human resource talent during these difficult times. They say this reverse trend is part of their talent investment for the future.
Admin| Jan 17, 2017 - 10:51 PM
IT services company Tech Mahindra plans to hire over 100 engineers in a new Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Dublin that would focus on robotics and automation, business analytics, cloud infrastructure and digital services.
Admin| Jan 17, 2017 - 10:50 PM
Tech industry’s eyes are on President-elect Donald Trump whose hardline stance on H1B visa programme, which admits 65,000 workers and 20,000 graduate students to the US each year, could spark a major conflict.