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Telangana | Digital Job Exchange

Labour minister Ch. Malla Reddy (in white) at the launch of the DEET platform Job searches may no longer be a tedious affair, at least in one Indian state. A first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, the Digital Employment Exchange of Telangana (DEET) was launched on August 26, 2019. The online exchange uses data analy-tics and artificial intelligence to connect prospective ... Read More »

Employee Provident Fund: Left job? Want to keep contributing to EPF? Read this

Employee Provident Fund (EPF) contribution rules: You can’t contribute after leaving job. Representational Image/Pixabay Employee Provident Fund (EPF) contribution rules: If you have left service, you cannot contribute to EPF anymore. As per rules, any contribution to the EPF by an employee must be matched by the contribution of the employer. The EPFO rules say, “In the absence of wages and ... Read More »

7th Pay Commission: No fee for government job application! These candidates to benefit

7th pay commission: Central government has taken a big decision for recruitment to posts reserved for Divyangs (Persons with Disabilities, PwD). The government has waived off the application and examination fees for entrance examinations for candidates applying under PwD quota. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the exams to fill vacancies in the central government. ... Read More »

Chennai Techie Made Women Send Nude Pics For 5-Star Hotel Job, Arrested

Over 60 nude photos of several women were found on his mobile phone, police said. (Representational) HYDERABAD:  A Chennai-based software engineer has been arrested for allegedly luring several women with a front-office job at a five-star hotel in return for their nude photos, police said on Saturday. Pradeep, an employee of reputed IT company in Chennai, was arrested on August ... Read More »

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 »