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Railway job and the craze to be in ‘driver’s seat’

The perks make up for the stress and long work hours of a loco pilot A day as a train driver is no walk in the park. But despite the long and unearthly working hours, constant stress and skewed work-life balance, the job of the driver, called assistant loco pilot (ALP), is the most sought-after among candidates appearing for the ... Read More »

‘Jobs – Reality Check’: Abysmal banking job trend and a bleak future ahead

The jobs trend in the banking sector has remained abysmal under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government. However, even when we consider job growth during the best period of the economy — 2003-04 to 2007-08 — the results are astounding. The job growth during the boom period, when the economy was growing at more than 8 per cent, was ... Read More »

EPFO payroll data shows job growth in January after four months of shrinking

The payroll data released by Employee Provident Fund Organisation for the month of January 2018 has shown a growth in total jobs created after four months of a downward trend. The data showed that 76.48 lakh new employees were added to the social security schemes of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) from September 2017 to January 2019. Meanwhile, the ... Read More »

After Manohar Parrikar, Ally Wants Goa Top Job, No Call Yet: BJP Lawmaker

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday after a long illness. PANAJI:  The BJP-led alliance in Goa did not reach a consensus over the next chief minister in a late night meeting, a move necessitated by the death of Manohar Parrikar. Mr Parrikar, 63 died of a pancreatic ailment on Sunday at his private residence near Panaji. Union minister and senior ... Read More »

The art of managing the first 90 days in a new job

Success or failure during the first few months is a strong predictor of the overall success or failure in the job, says Michael Watkins, author of the bestseller The First 90 Days. The first few months in a new role or organization are critical as stakeholders scrutinize and evaluate, try to figure you out in terms of your personality, approach, leadership ... Read More »

Pipped to the post for CBI top job, Rina Mitra becomes West Bengal’s security advisor

Rina Mitra could have become the first female CBI chief but failed to make the cut due to a day’s delay in the selection process. Recently retired, Mitra was a 1983 batch IPS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre, before she was appointed as the state’s principal internal security advisor by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The former IPS ... Read More »

IRCTC Jobs 2019: More Vacancy Announced For Railway Job Aspirants

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has released another recruitment notification for the position of Supervisor (Hospitality) on Contract basis for a period of 2 years and extendable based on requirement and satisfactory performance. Interested, eligible and qualified candidates can appear for a ‘walk-in-interview’ for the posts in February and March. [Venue & Date Given Below] The selected ... Read More »

Budget Impact: Job market to see incremental growth

Kolkata: The government’s push to woo the middle class and farmers in its final budget before elections may not result in the creation of significant formal job opportunities in the short term. Incremental job creation is likely to happen primarily in consumption-led sectors — where increased disposable income in the hands of consumers from tax sops could boost demand — ... Read More »

BuzzFeed loses 11 staff in Australia amid global job cuts

BuzzFeed is cutting 11 jobs in Australia as part of its global strategy. Photograph: no credit The Australian arm of BuzzFeed will have to cut 11 staff as a global downsizing strategy targets 200 of the digital publisher’s international workforce. BuzzFeedOz news reporter Alice Workman said she and every member of the news team received a letter about redundancies on Tuesday morning which indicated ... Read More »

Job prospects, K-pop fuel Korean language interest

In the last three years, there has been a consistent increase in the number of students enrolled in language programmes. (Express File Photo/Representational) A vibrant South Korean economy and a concomitant promise of jobs, the call of South Korean universities and Hallyu, the Korean cultural wave, have fuelled the popularity of Korean language courses in the capital. When King Sejong ... Read More »