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IT layoffs: Amid fears of job losses, FITE takes up the fight

Infosys Technologies employees move through the headquarters during a break in Bangalore. Fears abound that thousands of techies are likely to lose their job, as automation and stricter job permits hit the Indian IT sector.(AP) For weeks now, news about IT layoffs is making headlines, while industry body Nasscom is trying to allay fears with data and figures to suggest ... Read More »

Are you too old to get a job?

An employee stocks items in the paint department at Renco Ace Hardware in Bloomsberg, Pennsylvania. Ace Hardware is part of AARP’s employer pledge program. This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. When New York City employment attorney Lori B. Rassas wrote “The Perpetual Paycheck: 5 Secrets to Getting a Job” in 2015, I interviewed her for Next Avenue. Now, ... Read More »

Lost your job? Here is what you should do to put your money matters in order

Pink-slip is the talk of the town if you are employed in the information technology sector. While changing technology and policies of Donald Trump marred the sentiment in IT sector, the demonetization exercise carried out last year has hit many domestic businesses, which have fired many of their employees. Here are a few money tips that will ensure peace of ... Read More »

3 Compelling Reasons Why It’s Not A Good Idea To Quit Your Day Job

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve already thought long and hard about it. You know what I’m talking about. You’ve been thinking about the big day. The day when you can finally quit your day job and enter into the world of full-time entrepreneurship. If you are about to quit your day job to work full time on your business, you may want ... Read More »

US created 211,000 jobs in April, vs 185,000 jobs expected

Job creation in April bounced back from a disappointing March, with nonfarm payrolls growing by 211,000 while the unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent, its lowest since May 2007. Economists surveyed by Reuters had been expecting payroll growth of 185,000 and the headline jobless rate to tick up one-tenth to 4.6 percent. The payroll increase nearly tripled the dismal March ... Read More »

Coca-Cola to axe 1,200 jobs as it shifts to new cluster model

Marketing jobs could be at risk as part of Coca-Cola’s plans to axe 1,200 jobs. The cuts are part of wider plans to restructure the business around five “strategic clusters” as it looks to transform into a consumer-centric total beverage company. Speaking on an investor call this afternoon (25 April) following Coca-Cola’s quarterly results announcement, incoming CEO James Quincey said ... Read More »

The single biggest mistake EVERY job seeker makes

If you’ve sent off countless job applications and never seem to hear back, you may want to heed some expert advice. According to the experts at Career Girl Daily, job seekers are making one major mistake when it comes to their application – and it’s holding them back from getting their dream role. The experts reveal that the major faux ... Read More »

Snapdeal promises higher salaries, job security to staff as investor SoftBank pushes for sale

New Delhi: Snapdeal founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal have reached out to employees promising them higher salaries compared to last year as the company heads towards a possible sell out in the coming weeks. In a letter to employees, the founders said while the company’s investors are “driving the discussions around the way forward”, their “top and only priority ... Read More »

McDonald’s Canada Says Job Applicant Information Was Hacked

McDonald’s Canadian unit said on Friday personal information of about 95,000 restaurant job applicants was compromised in a cyber attack on its careers website. The information included names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and employment backgrounds of candidates who applied online for jobs at McDonald’s Canada restaurants between March 2014 and March 2017. The careers website was shut down after ... Read More »

The top 10 big cities for job seekers

If you’re in the market for a new job, you may want to consider the nation’s capital. For the third year in a row, Washington, DC, topped Gallup’s Good Jobs rating, which highlights the metro areas with a high percentage of good jobs available to those seeking full-time work. Gallup defines a “good job” as one that offers 30 or ... Read More »