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Good news for job seekers: Manufacturing, services firms open to hiring apprentices

A survey by the National Employability Through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) showed that manufacturing (40 percent) and services (42 percent) sectors are open to hiring apprentices over the next six months. As per  ‘The Apprenticeship Outlook and Index’ report, the July-December 2019 period will witness positive growth in apprentice hiring. The hiring sentiment is expected to grow from 36 percent to 41 percent, up ... 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 »

$11 million: What Google is paying to settle job seekers’ age-bias claims

Google agreed to pay $11 million to end a lawsuit accusing the internet giant of discriminating against older job applicants, a deal that amounts to an average payout of more than $35,000 for 227 people who joined the class action. The settlement also calls for the Alphabet Inc. unit to train employees and managers about age bias, to create a committee ... Read More »

Good news for job seekers! Manufacturing, infrastructure sector to create 58,200 jobs in H1 FY20

The manufacturing, engineering and infrastructure sector are set to create 58,200 new jobs in the first half of this financial year, according to a report published by staffing firm TeamLease Services. As per the company’s biannual ‘Employment Outlook’ report for April-September FY20, these three sectors will see a 2 per cent increase in net employment. The report is based on ... Read More »

The top 10 big cities for job seekers

If you’re in the market for a new job, you may want to consider the nation’s capital. For the third year in a row, Washington, DC, topped Gallup’s Good Jobs rating, which highlights the metro areas with a high percentage of good jobs available to those seeking full-time work. Gallup defines a “good job” as one that offers 30 or ... Read More »