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Infra development through PPP to spur growth, create job; Projects worth Rs 27,514 cr in FY20 till date

NEW DELHI: Infrastructure development through pubic-private partnership spurs economic growth besides crating jobs and a related committee has approved projects worth Rs 27,514 crore this fiscal till date, a budget document said. It also said that government’s push towards infrastructure projects is expected to boost capital expenditure by 1.9 per cent of GDP by 2022-23. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had tabled the Union Budget ... Read More »

Are you looking for a job? Log in to these 4 HR tech platforms providing niche jobs in India

Are you looking for a job? Log in to these 4 HR tech platforms providing niche jobs in India With a number of career options/companies available, the job search is the most daunting task now a day. Looking for a job change is really challenging as it requires a lot of research & time investment. Thanks to the explosion in ... Read More »

Cyber security professionals in big demand: Over 67,000 job openings, says estimate

MUMBAI: Cyber security professionals are among the most sought-after talent this year as companies across sectors seek to strengthen their data security. There are currently over 67,000 job openings in cyber security in the country, according to an estimate by specialist staffing firm Xpheno that was shared exclusively with ET. These include application security, threat management, cloud security, information security, network security, and ... Read More »

HDFC to invest ₹100 crore every year in tech startups: Deepak Parekh

NEW DELHI : Mortgage finance major HDFC is mulling to invest up to ₹100 crore per year in technology startups, its chairman Deepak Parekh said on Tuesday. The largest mortgage lender will install a dedicated team understanding the startup ecosystem to do the investments, he said. The announcement comes at a time when there is a lot of focus on the policy front to ... Read More »

Startup tableau to showcase tech innovations at Republic Day parade

India is on its way to becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2025 and startups are expected to lead the pack. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the convocation of IIT-Madras, announced that India is at the third spot in the top startup nations of the world, with more than 7,000 startups in the ecosystem. The Indian startup ecosystem is ... Read More »

Digital advertising to grow at 27% in 2020 to reach Rs 17,377 crore: DAN

MUMBAI: Digital advertising in 2019 witnessed a 26% increase over 2018 to reach Rs 13,683 crore, even as overall advertising witnessed a sober 9.4% growth, as per the latest report by the Dentsu Aegis Network. The report pointed out that digital continues to grow and will grow at 27% in the current year to reach Rs 17,377 crore by the end of 2020 and cross ... Read More »

Indian angels aim for sky in US startup ecosystem

NEW DELHI: A small but growing clutch of angel investors from India is picking bets in the lucrative startup market in the US lured by the promise of seeding high technology ventures that can offer disproportionate returns. Some of these investors — enthused by the big returns earned from pre-IPO secondary bids in big-name startups like Pinterest and Dropbox — are laying out fresh ... Read More »

This young ‘Roadies’ is creating equal job opportunities for India’s LGBTQ+ community

There are no official demographics for the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) population in India, but government data from 2012 suggests that around 2.5 million people in India are homosexual. These figures are only based on individuals who have spoken up about belonging to the community to the Ministry of Health. Ankita Mehra Despite the 2018 landmark judgement of the ... Read More »

How To Recover From These Three Unavoidable Job Search Setbacks

Few things in life will test your patience more than a job search. As the weeks and months pass by, you may grow fatigued by what can feel like endless waiting for the right opportunity. Unfortunately, many people are shaken by disappointments and quit their job search too early, resigning themselves to staying in a bad work situation or accepting ... Read More »

Skip the résumé race, crack a hackathon to land that dream job

BENGALURU : A few years ago, Akanshi Srivastava was the only woman in a Google Developers Group. Recently, she participated in a hackathon in Bengaluru organized by Skillenza for Indonesian on-demand services company Gojek. SheHack, as it was called, had only women. It felt good to be surrounded by women hackers, she says, because breaking stereotypes is what her generation loves ... Read More »