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Two-thirds of job-seekers tend to distrust cos with no employer info: Survey

BENGALURU: Seventy one per cent of job-seekers would not apply for a post if there was no information about a companys employer reputation online, a survey by a job site – Indeed – has revealed. A vast majority (97 per cent) of job aspirants in the country deem it essential to have insight into an employer reputation when they are considering a new job ... Read More »

Employer Reputation Key Factor Considered By Job Seekers: Report

Employer reputation is the key factor considered by job seekers for ascertaining the genuineness of job postings as most people tend to distrust companies that have no branding information online, a report said on Tuesday. According to the report by global job site Indeed, 97 per cent of the job seekers surveyed in India deem it essential to have insight ... Read More »

BT Buzz: Jobs outlook dampens across industries as slowdown bites

Jobs are in distress. More than any secular trend – such as automation – it is the slump in credit growth and consumption that has now dampened prospects for employment across many industries. While job losses in India’s automobile industry has been the most talked about, things aren’t looking any better in real estate, in some segments of electronics, and ... Read More »

Six candidates short-listed for India’s head coach’s job, Ravi Shastri also in fray

Six candidates, including incumbent Ravi Shastri, were on Monday short-listed for the high-profile post of the Indian cricket team’s head coach. The six candidates are former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, ex-Australia all-rounder and Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody, former West Indies all-rounder and Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons, ex-India team manager Lalchand Rajput, former India fielding coach Robin Singh and ... Read More »

Job cuts continue in auto, ancillary sectors; IT, BPO industries hire more

Auto and ancillary sectors saw a 17% dip in jobs in July 2019 (Image: Reuters) The ongoing economic slowdown has hit employment in key industries such as automobiles and ancillaries, but it’s the IT and BPO sectors which offer some silver lining to those seeking jobs. While the IT industry has been the ruling employment provider for some months now, ... Read More »

Production Cuts, Job Losses on the Cards for Slowing Auto Industry

After denting the auto sector’s profitability, the consumption slowdown along with the upcoming shift to BS-VI standards will further decelerate production, leading to eventual job losses. Industry insiders point out that slowdown, which is a culmination of high GST tax rates, farm distress, stagnant wages, and liquidity constraints, has led to the month-on-month sales de-growth. Besides, inventory pile-up at the ... Read More »

The case against job quotas for locals

Nativism, the cry for job protection of locals, is rearing its head again in India. The newly elected government of Andhra Pradesh has just passed the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in the Industries/Factories Bill, 2019. As per this law, 75% of jobs in industries are to be reserved for locals. Madhya Pradesh is mulling over a similar law. ... Read More »

Google looking for CEO Sundar Pichai’s replacement? Job posting surprises LinkedIn users

LinkedIn users were surprised to see that Google was looking for a replacement for CEO Sundar Pichai. If you are among the ones who spotted this dream job then we must be the bearer of bad news and say that that replacement notification on LinkedIn was fake. The job was posted by an online recruiter from Netherlands, Michel Rijnders, who ... Read More »

Did you apply for Google CEO’s job on LinkedIn?

SAN FRANCISCO: To the surprise of millions of LinkedIn users, the high-profile job of Google CEO Sundar Pichai was up for grabs on Microsoft-owned professional networking platform and some wannabes even applied to become what would be a dream job on Earth. Later, LinkedIn accepted it was actually a security bug that let users post an official-looking job opening on ... Read More »

Nissan plans job cuts, where will axe fall in India?

CHENNAI: Japanese automobile giant Nissan Motor Corporation’s announcement of plans to cut over 12,500 jobs globally has provoked intense speculation in the country on where the axe will fall in its Indian operations. While in their announcement made on Thursday, Nissan has not listed the 14 sites or locations where it will cut the jobs, there are reports circulating that 1,700 jobs will be lost ... Read More »