IITs see a surge in global offers for the class of 2020
International job offers for the Class of 2020 during final placements have jumped upwards by as much as 400%.
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Companies make efforts to support employees with disabilities
As the world marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, MNCs in India and local cos are moving beyond just setting up infrastructure and lip service to making inroads into championing the cause of disabled employees, by providing leadership opportunities, mentorship and making interventions to help chalk out their career progression.
In two days, 302 placement offers made at IIT-Guwahati
Monday was the second day of campus recruitment and the premier institute has received offers from companies to the likes of Microsoft (19 offers), Uber, Goldman Sachs (9 offers), JPMC (9 offers), IBM, Nutanix, American Express, Quadeye, Oracle (14 offers), Bajaj, Google, etc.
Cognizant’s $250m-a-year content moderation business up for grabs
Cognizant's decision to move out of content moderation biz has created space for other companies.
SP Jain Global completes campus placements; top offer Rs 45 lakh for GMBA
The highest offer for the GMBA program is Rs 45 lakh and the average offer Rs 20 lakh. The Highest Salary in 2019 witnessed a 10% increase as compared to 2018. The Global MBA program is designed for professionals with 3+ years of work experience and the batch has an average work experience of over 6 years.
Students from IIM Bangalore win Accenture B-School challenge
The challenge kicked off on August 21, 2019 across campuses, concluded in a grand event in Gurugram where the top 10 teams from each campus presented a case study on disruptive the digital strategy centred around Innovation. The first prize was awarded to the team from IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Bangalore.
US tech body opposes India's bid for data localisation
The Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, which mandates storing of critical personal user data within the territory of India, or data localization, is likely to be tabled in the winter session of Parliament. Multinational companies have previously also opposed India’s moves on data localisation, saying it will drive up costs.
MNC Digital companies may face a minimum level of tax
Multinational technology and digital companies may have to cough up a minimum level of corporate tax. The OECD seeks to use financial accounts as a starting point for determining the tax base and provide guidance to MNCs.
Consulting companies keep the show going at B-school summers
At XLRI, there has been a 37% increase in summer internship offers from consulting firms compared to last year, with the institute receiving 56 offers from such firms. At IIM Calcutta, three new consulting firms visited for the first time, even as Axis Bank, Yes Bank and Bank of Baroda —which visited last year — did not come in this time.
IT looks to up interactive share in revenue mix
The interactive business requires more design as well as user interaction and experience building to hook end customers to a digital product or make a digital experience more enjoyable.
Accenture’s muted Europe growth bad news for Indian IT
Tata Consultancy Services, India’s top IT services exporter, said earlier it would be hit by a restructuring at Deutsche Bank, a key client.
A fourth of all new H-1B visa requests rejected
Cognizant saw over 60% of its initial applications rejected, followed by Capgemini, Accenture, Wipro and Infosys.
Faculty of Management Studies secures 100% summer internship placements
There was a record 42% increase in the e-commerce/IT/Operation roles compared to last year with 47 accepted offers from recruiters such as Amazon, Adobe, Flipkart, Google, Media.Net, Microsoft, Ola, Swiggy and Uber.
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