SPJIMR’s one-year PGPM batch bags average salary of Rs 19.5 lakh during placements

The average salary for the top 25% of the batch stood at Rs 25.6 lakh while the average salary for the top 50% of the class was Rs 22.8 lakh. Overall, the average salary for the batch (Rs 19.5 lakh) witnessed a 6% rise over the last year….

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Percentage of women candidates recommended by PESB to top posts in PSUs abysmally low: Parliamentary panel

The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) has been set up with the objective of evolving a sound managerial policy for Central Public Sector Enterprises and, in particular, to advise the government on appointments to their top management posts….

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India Inc’s hiring sentiment strong for next six months, shows Naukri.com survey

The hiring outlook survey from the leading job portal Naukri.com revealed that 51% of recruiters indicated both new and replacement hiring in their organisations. The appetite for hiring is up as 32% recruiters confirm that they would be hiring for new jobs….

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BRFL Textiles is on a hiring spree, adds over 700 employees within two months

BTPL has hired over 14 people in senior management roles across functions including a chief financial officer, processing in-charge, heads of various departments and senior managers among others. …

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One year since COVID-19 lockdown: India still recovering from unemployment blow

The government had imposed a lockdown to curb the spread of the pandemic but this impacted economic and commercial activities and resulted in job loss and later on the exodus of migrant workers which rocked the entire nation….

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Return-To-Work Blues: Rising anxiety among professionals beckoned to office

Mental health consultants like Optum, Innerhour and Heart to Heart Consulting Centre have been flooded with calls complaining of severe anxiety about return-to-work (RTW) plans rolled out by several employers over the last couple of months….

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Consulting firms, financial majors hire more from B-schools this year

Financial giants such as Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo, consulting firms including Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and top-tier tech companies like TCS have picked more candidates than previous years at leading business schools, data showed….

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Average accepted CTC reaches all-time high of Rs 28.29 lakh at the Indian School of Business

The top industries in terms of offers were Consulting, IT/ITES/Technology, BFSI, FMCG/Retail and Pharma/Healthcare. Urban Mobility industry too gave 35 offers. Companies from FinTech, EdTech, AgriTech and Gaming made multiple offers….

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The impact on productivity, motivation and output if employees worked four days a week

The impact on productivity, motivation and output if employees worked four days a week…

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Women participation in MGNREGA declines to five-year low in 2020-21: Rural development ministry

“The Mgnrega Act requires that priority be given to women in such a way that at least one-third of the beneficiaries be women. Several measures have enhanced participation of women, which is more than 50%, far ahead of the minimum percentage of 33% as mandated by the Act,” Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, minister of state, rural development ministry said on Tuesday….

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3 in 4 workers want flexible remote work to continue: Microsoft

Remote job postings on Microsoft-owned LinkedIn have increased more than five times during the pandemic….

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India Inc puts hiring plans in slow lane

Indian Inc wants the vaccinations to be accelerated to contain the second wave and stop it from hurting the economy further….

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Getting jobs back could prove a struggle for unemployed people around the world

Getting jobs back could prove a struggle for unemployed people around the world…

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16.5 lakh registrations under Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana since October

Out of this, approximately 13.64 lakhs are new joinees with UAN generated on or after October 1, 2020 and approximately 2.86 lakhs are re-joinees who were rendered un-employed during Covid pandemic from March 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020 and rejoined from October 1, 2020 onwards, labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said….

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A restructuring of your salary package impacting your take-home is on the cards

A restructuring of your salary package impacting your take-home is on the cards…

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CXOs in demand as economy picks up

CXO search mandates have seen a spike of up to 20-25% compared with this quarter last year, as hiring rebounds and pent-up demand is unleashed on the back of vaccine rollout and companies reigniting growth and expansion plans….

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IIFT completes summer placements; highest stipend at Rs 3.2 lakh

Sales and marketing continued to be among the top domains with around 35 per cent of the offers from leading brands like Bajaj, Dabur, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd, Godrej Properties, GSK, ITC, L’Oréal, and Tata Consumer products continuing to recruit in large numbers….

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Vuram plans to hire 400 staff this year

“Hiring has started in full swing from entry-level to senior positions in India, the US, and Mexico, which currently comprises more than 600 employees and planning to hire 400 employees by this year,” Vuram CEO Venkatesh Ramarathinam said….

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Pandemic has accelerated digital upskilling, but key groups still miss out: PwC Survey

Industries like retail or transport, which are most at risk of disruption, score just 25% and 20% respectively; while banking scores 42%….

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From stamina to communication, skills and traits needed to become an entrepreneur

From stamina to communication, skills and traits needed to become an entrepreneur…

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Haryana job quota: Placements continue amid lack of clarity

The Haryana government had early this month notified a law that requires private companies in the state to reserve 75% of jobs that pay below Rs 6 lakh per annum for local candidates….

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Demand for work under NREGS rises in February

Experts say the resurgence of Covid-19 cases, unavailability of vaccines for the working population and muted consumer demand could cause the labour market to remain unstable for at least three more quarters….

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After uproar, Haryana govt seeks industry take on private sector quota

Since the announcement of the Act, it has drawn flak from industry stakeholders who have said it could cause disruption in ease of doing business and kill competition….

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Urban Company to onboard over 20,000 service professionals this year

Currently, the company has more than 40,000 gig workers on its platform, of which over 35,000 are present in India. Of the total base of gig workers on the platform in India, more than one-third are women working as beauticians and massage therapists, Urban Company co-founder Varun Khaitan told….

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