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Govt to launch PMKVY-III in next financial year: Skill development minister
Govt launched the PMKVY scheme in 2015 and revamped it in 2016 to impart skills to one crore persons by 2020.
Topline recruiters make beeline for emerging engineering talent
Top recruiters get early slots at premium engineering colleges based largely ...
Maveric Systems rolls out academy to groom data technology experts
The academy was founded by the company as a response to train big data tec...
How Google’s founders slowly stepped away from their company
On Tuesday, Page and Sergey Brin stepped down from day-to-day executive roles at Alphabet.
‘Non-employees’ to power companies, says survey
The non-employee workforce in India that is seen growing in the next three years includes free-agent workers (15%), parttime reduced hour (32%), a worker on loan from other organisation (3%) and free agents on talent platforms (230%), the survey said.
Lockheed Martin appoints William Blair as chief executive for India operations
In this role, William Blair will lead the growth and development of the company’s business in India and serve as the executive representative for all the programmes, products and services in the country. He will report to Timothy Cahill, senior vice-president for Lockheed Martin International, and assumes the role from Philip Shaw.
EV firm Ather to set up vehicle, lithium-ion battery factory in Tamil Nadu
The investment to be committed by Ather would be Rs around Rs 635 crore and estimated to create 4300 jobs. A mail has been sent to Ather with queries about the period over which the investments would be committed.
FMCG firms go on a talent hunt at top business and technology campuses
Top FMCG players are apparently going strong on campus placement. Biggies such as Hindustan Unilever (HUL), ITC, Marico, Godrej and Dabur are expanding their reach across B-schools and top engineering and general colleges, and rolling out new roles for the Class of 2020.
Freshworks opens development centre in Hyderabad
Freshworks has appointed Anil Kommineni as Site Head of Freshworks Hyderabad. Anil had previously led and scaled engineering teams at Amazon, Microsoft and Teradata. Kiran Darisi, co-founder and distinguished engineer at Freshworks will also be moving to the Hyderabad office.
US tech companies play green card to hold on to talent
Eight out of the top 10 companies that applied for green cards for their employees in fiscal 2019 were US firms.
TCS study says German Cos have hiked spend on digital transformation
According to the report, almost every second company uses ‘change management’ methods to adapt to new structures and prepare the workforce, versus 36 percent in 2017. Among large companies with 500 or more employees, 57 percent rely on change management methods.
Pesto: The startup that has found a way to boost skills & incomes of techies
There's a new and rapidly growing trend in upskilling — income sharing agreement (ISA). These are training and skilling programmes that take a fee from you only when you get a job, usually with a guaranteed income threshold. Pesto is a startup that is pioneering the concept in India. It conducts a three-month boot camp in Delhi for software engineers.
Pay most important while applying to first job, say more than half Gen Zers worldwide
More than half of Gen Zers worldwide (54%) – including 62% in the UK and 59% in the US – say pay is the most important consideration when applying for their first full-time job. Money becomes increasingly important the older the Gen Zer, with 57% of 22- to 25-year-olds agreeing that nothing outweighs pay, compared to 49% of the 21-and-under crowd.
Nasscom joins hands with VIT to facilitate training
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote hiring across the industry and ensuring there is a well-equipped and industry ready workforce, Nasscom would showcase the conduct of Assessments and Certification on Qualification Packs and National Occupational Standards, said the industry body in a press release.
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