Tag Archives: Job

Opinion: How job descriptions put people in boxes

Most job descriptions are boring, wordy and vague. They make the most interesting work opportunities sound like a long list of chores. Although most companies parrot the virtues of diversity, they attract people who fit conventional norms of performance. Round pegs in square holes are great for advertisements but how often do you see them at work? On average, job ... Read More »

HSBC mulls job cuts in investment banking to salvage margins: Report

HSBC Holdings is mulling over extensive job cuts  in the company’s investment banking unit to salvage its financials, sources told Bloomberg. As many as 500 jobs are on the chopping block with Greg Guyett, who heads the Global Banking vertical, expected to begin the process by mid-June, the wire added. The vertical employs 24,000 in HSBC. The report noted that this is ... Read More »

BJP & TMC workers clash over job cards

Five people were injured when workers of Trinamul and the BJP clashed at a village near here on Sunday morning over alleged refusal by the ruling party’s leaders to give back to local people cards for the 100-day rural employment guarantee scheme and bank passbooks. Around 6am on Sunday, about 50 residents of Gopalpur in Kankalitala panchayat, mostly BJP supporters, ... Read More »

[Jobs Roundup] In search of a job at Google or Amazon? Get ready to be a part of the top tech giants

How we communicate has changed drastically in recent years, thanks to technology. Even when it comes to business, everything has gone digital today – from hiring and leadership to management. And just a few years ago, nobody could have predicted the tech industry will be what it is today. Tech companies are now some of the most successful and fastest-growing ... Read More »

Amazon’s offer to employees: Quit your job, take $10,000 and start a business

NEW YORK: Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its own employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced on Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime members. The company sees the new incentive ... Read More »

How to increase your chances of getting a job

01/7Tips to get the job you applied for We all know how challenging the Indian job market is and why unemployment is such a big problem here. So, during such times getting a job is easier said than done. No wonder, if you need to crack an interview, first you have to face and win the razor-sharp competition. And to ... Read More »

How To Succeed In A New Job

One of the first things people ask me once they get a new job is for advice on what to do to ensure that they are successful in the job and have opportunities for later promotions. I have to admire their passion for wanting to thrive at work and to be viewed in a positive light. So, what can you ... Read More »

Here’s How Employers Can Prevent Their Employees From Job Hopping

The days of casually picking a candidate to fill a role at your company and expecting them to stay long-term are over. If you are an employer or manager and you don’t have a strategy to retain your employees, you can’t expect them to stay. Millennials no longer need to apologize for job hopping, so it’s on employers to not only ... Read More »

Once You’ve Exhausted Your Job Search, It’s Time For The Scorched-Earth Strategy

If you have been out of work for a long period of time or just can’t seem to catch a break, I’d like to offer a scorched-earth, take-no-prisoners strategy to get a job. With all of the headlines boasting about full employment, we’re led to believe that everything is fantastic in the job market. Lately, I’ve been speaking to a ... Read More »

Job creation down 1.7 per cent in Feb to 15.03 lakh: ESIC payroll data

NEW DELHI: Job creation dropped by 1.73 per cent in February to 15.03 lakh compared to 15.30 lakh in the same month last year, according to the latest payroll data of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). The data showed that during September 2017 to February 2019, nearly 3 crore new subscribers joined the ESIC scheme. The ESIC has been releasing payroll ... Read More »