Unlock 1.0: White-collar jobs for freshers gain pace
Companies hiring freshers include Accenture, Amazon, Wipro, Muthoot Finance, Ernst & Young Global Business Services, Tech Mahindra, Mphasis, Paytm, Reliance Industries, WNS Global, HCL Technologies, Bajaj Capital, Simplilearn, Tesco, NTT, Microland, Dell and IBM India, according to job sites—Freshersworld.com, Indeed.com, and Naukri.com.
IT brings new-age tools to the class to train freshers
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Like last year, TCS to hire 40,000 freshers
In the US, apart from engineers, TCS has also been recruiting graduates from the top 10 B-schools. It’s hiring both freshers and experienced professionals for key business roles. “Local delivery is not new to us, we just had to increase the scale,” said Lakkad. TCS has hired more than 20,000 Americans since 2014.
Demand for senior talent continues despite coronavirus pandemic: SCIKEY data
The platform further revealed that companies are hiring 72% senior leaders with an experience of 8 to 15 years and only 28% of freshers and mid-level employees with an experience of 0-7 years in the month of April.
Six in 10 engineers prefer live sessions with a mentor for query resolution: Survey
In a survey conducted by BridgeLabz, it was found that 42% of freshers find live sessions with mentors best for on-the-spot query resolution, while 21% find offline classroom-based training to be a viable learning option, collaboratively making 63% of engineers opting for live sessions as a preferred choice.
Freshers and students log on to upskill
Edtech companies like upGrad and Great Learning are now introducing courses for students that cost as low as 10% of the original versions. Students enrol on the platforms directly or through the colleges. Catering to the limited time in hand, courses are designed such that they are shorter and more intensive, getting wrapped up in under six months.
Job offers at premier undergrad colleges belie slowdown, average packages zoom
Recruiters flocked premier undergraduate colleges to woo fresh talent, despite a slowdown.
Only 3% engineering grads get high-quality tech jobs with packages above Rs 8L: Survey
The survey suggest that of the available engineering jobs, only approximately 40,000 jobs (for ~3% of ~15L engineers) provide an ideal mix of autonomy and learning potential with packages upwards of Rs 8-10 LPA for freshers. Additionally, of the 3% of graduates that land coveted high paying and high-quality jobs, the majority come from Tier 1 colleges.
How the pandemic changed the way we look at jobs
Certain new things are taking root in Covid's wake. They could soon mark a critical change of tack.
Karnataka to hold SSLC exams: Quarantined students can take up supplementary exams as freshers
Chief minister BS Yediyurappa urged students in a tweet on Wednesday to wear masks, maintain social distance and use sanitizers, and face the exams with confidence and without fear. Congress leader Siddaramaiah and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, both former chief ministers, also asked students to follow all safety protocols.
Infosys to hire more freshers, targets $150 million in cost savings
Analysts said the cost optimisation plan was a routine move aimed at reducing wage costs by hiring more freshers. The company’s margins have dropped significantly under CEO Salil Parekh, as it boosted investments to drive growth. The company is, however, now looking at greater cost savings, since a major chunk of its investments has been completed.
Almost two-thirds of college grads can't find a job: Survey
Most students have switched to online job portals, but 17% are taking the referral route and connecting with their college alumni, it said.
HCL Tech to double fresher hiring
“Beginning this fiscal, we have also increased the compensation by 15-20% for all those we take in at the management and technical cadre,” said chief human resources officer Apparao V V. The bulk of the hires will get annual salaries of Rs 3.6-3.8 lakh.
Situations Vacant: 12,000 jobs on offer in edtech
There are currently around 12,000 active openings for permanent job roles across levels at leading edtech companies, according to an estimate put together for ET by ManpowerGroup.