Half of working adults worried about jobs, 2/3rd expect employers to help them retrain: WEF
The survey, released at the World Economic Forum's 'Jobs Reset Summit' being held online, also showed wide variations between countries, while an average of three in four workers in Russia feared job losses, it was just one in four in Germany.
Labour minister Santosh Gangwar calls for global action on balance between labour and employer
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Aatamanirbhar Skilled Employee Employer Mapping sees huge demand amid economic recovery
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View: After Covid, employers must strive to balance the next quarter and the next quarter-century
Balancing the next quarter and the next quarter-century is hard, but will decide which employers come out of Covid-19 stronger or weaker. Presentism – the belief that today’s circumstances are unique, permanent and unprecedented – is unhelpful in strategy.
Lockdown threatens to undo a hard-won success for India's employment woes
Potential employers searched from 55 towns — this was also earlier limited to larger cities. Queries came from places as diverse as Jalandhar, Jaunpur, Ajmer and Rajkot. Even factory owners signed up to search for unskilled or semi-skilled workers. While this showed that the blue-collared jobseekers in small towns were tech-savvy, the alarming trend was the widespread desperation for employment in an economy besieged by a pandemic-induced crisis.
Government cracks down on fraudulent company promising employment
According to the order, the company has issued an advertisement for more than 500 numbers of posts under various categories which are not feasible with respect to the potential of the Company.
Overall jobs growth rate slips to 3.5% in FY20: Report
In FY20, 1.70 lakh new jobs were added, while the net addition was 1.76 lakh in FY19, shows a CARE Ratings report. But in FY20, as many as 321 companies reduced their headcounts by 1.13 lakh compared to 272 companies doing so by 1.18 lakh in the previous year.
Hiring activities increase 12 per cent MoM in August: Naukri JobSpeak Index
The month-on-month (m-o-m) improvement in job postings indicates that hiring activities are in sync with unlock measures that are aimed at reviving the economic activities. However, on a year-on-year basis, hiring is still down by 35 per cent in August, showed the Index.
India needs to grow at 8% in order to provide employment to new entrants: McKinsey Report
India needs to sustain 8-8.5% annual growth to gainfully employ the 60 million new workers expected to join the workforce by 2030, according to a McKinsey report released on Wednesday.
India Inc hiring may gather pace in October-December, but not as much as last year
However, hiring sentiment in four of seven Indian industry sectors is the weakest reported since the survey began 15 years ago. These are the manufacturing, mining and construction, services, and wholesale and retail trade sectors.
Experience of working in crisis-hit sectors is now in demand among employers
Hiring agencies said they are getting specific mandates from firms to bring them candidates who have worked in sectors such as automobiles, aviation, hospitality among others that got disrupted.
Workforce automating faster than expected; automation, digitisation in India above global average: Study
The robot revolution will create 97 million new jobs, but communities most at risk from disruption will need support from businesses and governments, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said.
People prefer govt employment for jobs security: Survey
"The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the job scenario in the country with regular reports of layoffs, furlough, pay cuts and other uncertainties. This has led to an increase in the demand for government jobs with 82.33 per cent respondents looking to apply for government jobs," according to a study by Adda247.
Job postings increase in all sectors; Engineering, Healthcare job fare the best, says latest data
The trend in job postings in India — a real-time measure of labor market activity in July — is 42% lower than in 2019. Compared to 50% slower than in 2019 in June 2020, continuing their gradual, but incomplete rebound.