Industry Update

Format: December, 2019

Rituparna Chakraborty

29 Aug, 2016

Have a failed startup? Let it shine on your CV

An article in Hindustan Times talks about how candidates are mentioning their failed startup ventures on their resumes; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty. Four years ago, Suyog Agrawal quit his job as a research analyst to launch his own food startup, Zodiac Foods. However, reaching break-even seemed a...

3 min's, 15 sec's

Manish Sabharwal

24 Aug, 2016

Jobs Jumla: How Technology is Upending Modi’s Monumental Plans to Put India to Work

An article in ‘The Wire’ talks about Automation is deindustrialising India, which is not sufficiently innovative to face up to the threats posed by artificial intelligence, nor equipped to build on its mainstay capabilities in agriculture and other traditional industries; along with inputs from Manish Sabharwal....

8 min's, 16 sec's

Neeti Sharma

23 Aug, 2016

Finding the right match

An article in Mint talks about how companies are using psychometric tests to hire the right talent; along with inputs from Neeti Sharma. Can psychometric tests uncover the real you? Why companies use them during the recruitment process. As a recruiter, be wary if your potential hire has a tendency to make impulse...

5 min's, 50 sec's

Sudeep Sen

19 Aug, 2016

E-tailers to hire flexi-temp to meet festive rush

An article in Finanical Express talks about how e-retailers will use an additional 50,000 temporary workers this festive season to be able to meet delivery schedules; along with inputs from Sudeep Sen. E-retailers will use an additional 50,000 temporary workers this festive season to be able to meet delivery schedules...

2 min's, 52 sec's

Kunal Sen

16 Aug, 2016

SMEs attracting women with offers of greater flexibility

An article in Economic Times and Indian Express talks about how SME sector is opening up to hire women across sectors; along with inputs from Kunal Sen. A mix of greater flexibility, more mentoring and a personalised management style is attracting more and more women, especially those who are restarting their career...

2 min's, 4 sec's

Sudeep Sen

16 Aug, 2016

Temporary workers in demand on good rains

An article in Economic Times talks about how plentiful rains this monsoon have boosted the requirement of temporary workers in the country's agriculture and allied sectors; along with inputs from Sudeep Sen. Plentiful rains this monsoon have boosted the requirement of temporary workers in the country's agriculture and...

2 min's, 17 sec's

Rituparna Chakraborty

15 Aug, 2016

Brace for more consolidation in online HR space: Experts

An article in Economic Times talks about how more consolidation is expected in the online recruitment sector, with job portals losing market share to social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty. More consolidation is expected in the online recruitment sector...

2 min's, 4 sec's

Rituparna Chakraborty

12 Aug, 2016

Extra maternity leave will cut attrition

An article in Times of India, talks about the recent The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty. Retention of women employees in the workforce will improve with the passage of the Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha. The bill will more than double paid maternity...

3 min's, 28 sec's

Rituparna Chakraborty

11 Aug, 2016

Don’t use WhatsApp to ask for leave or send office work, companies tell staff.

An article in Hindustan Times talks about “how Companies are discouraging the use of WhatsApp for office communication”; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty. Companies are discouraging the use of WhatsApp for office communication, saying the instant messaging app can only remain an informal and unofficial...

2 min's, 22 sec's

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