India to see 7% rise in job creation in Oct-Mar period
Though the employment outlook in India has fallen due to slowing growth, seven sectors including information technology and e-commerce show upticks in hiring intent, says a TeamLease Services report.
Most Indians are satisfied with their jobs: Survey
Legal and market consultancy sectors showed the highest levels of job satisfaction. But, many are unhappy with their paycheque, according to the Monster Salary Index.
The age of the digital worker is here
Digital workers are downloadable plug-and-play bots that link software robots with transactional, cognitive, and analytical abilities to assist human workers.
Salaries in India to rise 10% in 2020: Report
But only 22% of organisations in India plan to add new headcount in 2020, as compared to 29% in 2019, says Willis Towers Watson India survey.
Coursera targets 100 million learners in 2-3 years: CEO
CEO Jeff Maggioncalda says India is the second-largest country after the U.S. in terms of number of users on the platform, and it is betting on a freemium model to boost its business in the country.
Boosting women’s participation in the workforce
The government should also consider mandating equal pay for equal work, and offering incentives like tax benefits to organisations that hire more women.
Are you being served?: The UrbanClap success story
In barely five years, Abhiraj Bhal, Varun Khaitan, and Raghav Chandra have made UrbanClap the go-to platform for urban Indians looking for anything from pedicures to painting houses.
‘One in three formally trained youth unemployed’
The share of workers employed in regular salaried jobs rose just 5% between 2011-12 and 2017-18, says the Periodic Labour Force Survey.
Budget 2019: Good to have an aspirational target
The Budget comes when the economy needed a makeover by providing an impetus to many sectors, particularly agriculture, rural infrastructure, startups, and micro, small and medium enterprises.
Skilling in the digital world: How learning programs are changing
Understanding how digital natives function is the first step towards designing the right learning programs for them.