Investing in Human Capital

An authored article of Sumit Kumar in World HR Diary talks about importance of on-the-job training in Human Capital.

How to draft a perfect CV

An employer spends less than a quarter of a minute on your CV. Does it have all it takes to make a fine impression?

Your Curriculum Vitae should be a comprehensive document detailing yourself, your capabilities and your aspirations.

US, me, myself

An authored of Manish Sabharwal in Indian Express talks about Trump’s economic nationalism.

Jobs Jumla: How Technology is Upending ModiÔö£├│├ö├®┬╝├ö├ñ├│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.

Smaller cities edge out metros in employment opportunities

An article in Hindustan Times talks about how smaller cities edging out the metros in job creation and hiring, a trend attributed to companies looking for newer markets and dedicated workers with knowledge of local business; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty.

If you are in a non-metro city, you have a better chance of landing a job with a private company.

Tips to help you decode the salary offer being made to you

With the beginning of the new financial year and the new headcount budget allocations kicking in at most companies, we will see hiring momentum picking up across industries in the first two quarters. Many first-time job seekers will hit the job market, and many employees at the early stages of their career will seek newer growth opportunities.

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.

E-comm cos like Flipkart, Amazon offer generous incentives to temporary delivery boys

An article in Economic Times talks about how online marketplaces are offering generous incentives to temporary workers hired to manage last-mile delivery during the busy festival season; along with inputs from Sudeep Sen.

Online marketplaces offer generous incentives like additional payouts to temporary workers

Cities: Our policy orphans

India’s farm to non-farm transition is being murdered by bad urbanization because cities have unelected or impotent leadership

Talent deficit can derail Make in India programme

An article in Financial Chronicle talks about Indian industry facing a chronic shortage of talent in the manufacturing sector, derailing the Make In India programme; along with inputs from Sonal Arora.