TeamLease in Media 2020

May 15, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in the Mint in a story titled "EPF relief to increase take-home salary, but you may end up paying higher taxes". She is quoted as "Yesterday's announcement helps EPF employers conserve 2% of cost to the company (CTC) and aids employees by increasing their take-home pay by 2%. We needed that quantum to be at least 6% (given it is non-subsidy in nature)"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty had a conversation with an eminent journalist Faye D'souza on the topic “CMIE: Over 2.7 Crore In Their 20s Lost Jobs In April”. Other guests in the discussion were Mr. Aditya Narayan Mishra, Director, and CEO, CIEL HR Services, Mr. Madan Sabnavis, Chief Economist, CARE,  Mr. Santosh Mehrotra, Professor of Economics, JNU

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in Business Today in a story titled "Stimulus 2.0: FM's announcements for migrant labour not enough, say experts". She is quoted as "One of the biggest problems is that the informal sector in India is a large unorganised sector. The question to be asked is who will account for it and track it. No one has been able to track that sector so far"

 

May 14, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Money Control in a story titled "Coronavirus pandemic | Companies are hiring, but there are no takers". She is quoted as "It is the fear, uncertainty and peer pressure that is forcing them to go back home."

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Boom live in a story titled "States Are Suspending Labour Laws: Here's What You Need To Know". She is quoted as "There are 27,000 compliances under labour laws today; there are 440 acts between central government and state acts and there are about 1,400 filings"

 

Manish Sabharwal is featured in Your Story  in a digital show called "Money Matters with Shradha Sharma"

 

Sunil C is also quoted in TechGig story on “Cyber Security jobs in IT firms to see higher demand post COVID-19”. Sunil has been quoted as, “Demand has gone up by up to 15%. There were a lot of open positions for cybersecurity and, in between, this Covid-19 pandemic has happened. There is an increase in demand, particularly from the Big Four consulting companies and the IT services companies catering to the BFSI sector” .

Similarly, the story has also appeared on the following platforms:

Ajay Shah is quoted in The Financial Express in a story titled "How WFH will change the Indian IT workplace". He is quoted as "Software development, implementation and design teams may be retained fully or partially from home for future and only departments that include support functions and client facing roles will be operating largely from office"

May 13, 2020
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May 12, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in the Mint in the story on “White-collar jobs that sinking feeling” where Ritu has been quoted stating, “The support staff could form the bottom but heavier rung in a company’s employee pyramid. When they are pink-slipped, the whole pyramid shrinks. If there are less people at the bottom, a company, by extension, can do with fewer managers and supervisors. “Heads will roll across organizational structures. The cost of 500 or 1000 people (at the bottom) in a few companies would be equivalent to 50 of the middle managers”.
 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in the Business Standard in a story “Punjab 1st state to withdraw hike in minimum wages”. In the story, Ritu states that, “Expecting the companies to honour minimum wages right now when they are already under so much pressure is a double whammy and akin to breaking their back. It’s not tenable. We have asked the central government to recommend to states that such a move should be postponed.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in ET Now in The Big Debate on “Labour Laws Rejigged, Decades Old Labor Laws Changed Overnight”.

 

Ravi Vishwanath is featured in CNBC TV 18 in the show “Trading Hour” on “Labour Laws Eased To Help Businesses Restart”.

 

Ravi Vishwanath is featured in ET CFO in a story on “Will relaxation in labour laws exploit workers or empower them?”. Mr Vishwanath has been quoted as, “Relaxation in labour laws for three years could result in exploitation of workers and workers needed some guard rails in times like this”.

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Money Control in the story on “From suspending wage hikes to shift allowance what’s more in store for IT employees?”. Ajay has been quoted stating, “This is the premium companies were willing to pay to get workers in the night shift.”

 

NETAP is featured in Deccan Herald in the story on “Karnataka: Huge skill gap could hamper industry revival”.

 

May 09 - May 11, 2020

TeamLease is quoted in The Times of India in the story -Three states ease labour laws to boost investment, jobs. Rituparna Chakraborty has been quoted as saying “For the next two quarters each state should replicate what has been done by UP and MP. Emergency times need emergency measures, and upon normalcy we believe we need to appoint a labour commission to look at the 27,000 compliances across almost 440 central and state Acts and around 1,400 filings. There should be one labour code to pave the path for rapid economic recovery and job creation”

 

TeamLease is featured  in ET Now in a panel discussion on Class of 2020- Future of jobs for engineering and management graduates in India. Rituparna Chakraborty was a panelist in the same.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in another panel discussion on Boom.com. The discussion was around States Suspend Most Labour Laws: What It Means

 

TeamLease was quoted in the Financial Express in a story -Are India’s labour law reforms only a gift for factories, or will workers benefit too?. The story quoted Sumit Kumar stating that “The change in labour laws will be beneficial for both the industry as well as the labourers. These new reforms will promote ease of doing business in the state. However, it is crucial that companies safeguard the interests and wellbeing of the labourers,”

 

TeamLease data on gig workers was stated by Counterview in their article on Self employed? ‘Dead end for India’s 15 million gig workers amidst lockdown.

 

TeamLease is featured in ET Now in a discussion on How will workers rights be protected?, on their show – India Development Debate. Rituparna Chakraborty was one of the panelists in the discussion.

 

Rishi Agrawal and Gautam Chickermane’s co authored article has featured in News18 as an opinion piece titled Covid-19: Yogi Adityanath Attempts Reforms, Delivers Regulatory Chaos in UP

 

Manish Sabharwal was quoted in Hindustan Times in a story- “Freshers stare at an uncertain future as Covid hits job market”. He was quoted saying “We will have to see if the recovery is in a V-shaped, U-shaped or a bathtub curve, bathtub being that the particular sector spends a long time at the bottom.”

 

TeamLease is featured in The Economic Times in their story- India's top five IT services firms hired 25% fewer employees in FY20. Rituparna Chakraborty was quoted stating “the subdued hiring trend clearly indicates that organisations are trying to "improve on their ability to deliver more with lesser workforce and by automating predictive work"

 

May 08, 2020

Manish Sabharwal and Sumit Kumar co-authored an article in Business Standard on a title "Reimagining Nai Talim"

 

May 07, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in Mint in a story titled "Lessons from 2008 crisis to weather covid-19 storm". She is quoted as "What we witnessed in 2008 was a liquidity problem and what we see today is an insolvency problem. Zero revenues yet full cost. We haven’t experienced anything in the past, which could have remotely prepared us for the current pandemic"

 

May 06, 2020

Manish Sabharwal and Rituparna Chakraborty c0-authored an article in Outlook Business titled "Viral impulse" in their May 08 edition. 

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in India Education diary in a story titled "Labour should be viewed as ‘human capital’: CUTS International". She is quoted as "the impact of emerging uncertainties in the retail value chain in a post- Covid scenario on jobs across the spectrum. This may arise due to a shift in consumer spending patterns from discretionary to necessity-based. She concluded by highlighting the need for ‘economies of scale’ in order to foster growth and development in the T&C sector."

 

May 05, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in People Matters in a story titled "Uncertainty and gloom - The impact of COVID 19 on the staffing industry". She is quoted as "If the lockdown extends to the end of May, it will have a different outcome, and if it extends beyond that, the impact will be much different."

Neeti Sharma is quoted in The Times of India in a story titled "B'luru's working parents in catch-22 situation as daycares remain shut".

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in Fintech Zoom in a story titled "Covid impression on jobs:Is covid hurting your job? Learn how to handle your profession and shield your funds". This is an outcome of the economic Times story that appeared yesterday.

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is quoted in The Hindu Business Line (Print) in a story titled "Now, Virtual job interviews on the rise".  He is quoted as "there has been more than 75 per cent increase in video interviews. While earlier, the initial rounds or basic screening rounds would occur through video interviews, during the lockdown, to ensure social distancing and with no option to travel, further rounds of interviews are happening through Google Hangout calls, Microsoft Teams and Zoom"

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Money Control in a story titled "Greenshoots in tech hiring as multinationals prepare for post-COVID-19 world.". He is quoted as "Recruitment is happening in sectors where demand recovery is faster such as banking, transport and medical services firms."

 

Prashant Singh is featured in Business Standard in a story titled "Claiming advance Employee Provident Fund is simple". He is quoted as "For online withdrawal of provident fund, an employee needs to make sure of the following: First, his Universal Account Number (UAN) should be activated, and the mobile number used for activating the UAN should be working. Second, the UAN should be linked to your KYC, i.e., Aadhaar, PAN, and the bank details along with the IFSC code."

 

May 02 - May 04, 2020

Manish Sabharwal is featured  in Bloomberg Quint in a show called "Indian Pen" on "Job Losses & Salary Cuts"

 

Manish Sabharwal is featured  in ET Now in a show called "Earnings Exchange" on "the extension of the Coronavirus lockdown in India with partial relief."

Times Now News has also carried the interview.

 

Manish Sabharwal  authored an article in The Indian Express titled “Fear, hope and central bank”

 

Manish Sabharwal  authored an article in Deccan Herald titled "Policy window needed to receive economy".

 

Ravi Vishwanath is quoted in Deccan Herald  in a story titled "COVID-19 could change the world of work". He is quoted as "As people are locked indoors, they are opting to learn online. Online education sector and telemedicine have advanced by 10 years in just a month. Telemedicine has suddenly gained acceptance"

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is quoted in The Hindu Business Line in a story titled "Virtual job interviews on the rise across sectors, amidst lockdown".  He is quoted as "there has been more than 75 per cent increase in video interviews. While earlier, the initial rounds or basic screening rounds would occur through video interviews, during the lockdown, to ensure social distancing and with no option to travel, further rounds of interviews are happening through Google Hangout calls, Microsoft Teams and Zoom"

 

Sunil C is quoted in the Mint in a story titled "Indian IT firms’ contract staff feel the heat of H-1B visa curbs". He is quoted as "While around 30% of IT companies are e-boarding permanent employees, most have deferred contract hiring by at least a month (due the pandemic)". This is an outcome of an opportunity sourced from the publication.

 
Neeti Sharma is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled "Is Covid hurting your job?". She is quoted as "Most people who plan vacations around this time have stalled and so has the travel business. The automobile volume may decline by 15-16% in 2020 as the companies have shut down manufacturing and put production on hold."

 

Sumit Kumar is quoted in The Financial Express - Express Pharma in a story titled "Pharma workforce post COVID-19". He is quoted as "Post COVID19, will witness a transition in working pattern and workplace culture. While most of us will be better equipped to work remotely, some will have to cope with restricted workforce and workplace restrictions. At across roles and nature of work, workmen will have to go through behavioural change and be receptive to changes keeping in mind health safety measures."

 

Prashant Singh authored an article in India Today titled "5 employee rights to know before you take that job!" Basis the outreach for a WIP on "key labour policies that new job entrants need to keep count of",

 

April 30, 2020

Manish Shabharwal and Shantanu Rooj co-authored an article titled 'Ending an Apartheid' got mentioned in the 'Letters to the Editor' section in an opinion piece called "Point of fact" in The Financial Express.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Track.in in a story titled "Zero Salary For 12 Crore Blue Collar Indian Employees; Travel, Food Sectors Worst Hit". She is quoted as "These sectors are bound to see the repercussions…we haven’t yet witnessed the peak, given most formal sector employees saw their wages by and large being paid in full and on time during the lockdown,”. The story is taken from the ET story on  Blue Collar Staff, which appeared on 28th April, 2020.

Similarly following publications have also carried the same:

Maharashtra Times featured Ms. Rituparna Chakraborty in a story titled "12 cr people will loose jobs after lockdown"

 

Mr. Sunil C is quoted in the Communications Today in a story titled "Digital onboarding is catching up as freshers get to innovate” He is quoted "At present around 30% IT companies are e-boarding permanent employees whereas most have deferred contract hiring by at least a month. With freshers/interns it is easier to onboard because there is little prior skill- preference matching required"

 

April 29, 2020

Manish Shabharwal and Mr. Shantanu Rooj co-authored an article in The Financial Express titled "Ending an apartheid"

 

Sunil C. is featured in the Mint in a story titled " Digital onboarding is catching up as freshers get to innovate". He is quoted as "At present around 30% IT companies are e-boarding permanent employees whereas most have deferred contract hiring by at least a month. With freshers/interns it is easier to onboard because there is little prior skill- preference matching required"

 

Sunil C is quoted in Gadgets Now in a story as "cybersecurity analysts and cybersecurity engineering positions are being heavily sought after in sectors like BFSI, consultancies, government and IT organisations."

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is quoted in Quartz India in a story titled "Indian aviation employees battle fear and anxiety as job losses and pay cuts loom". He is quoted as "arriers, which are already under pressure, will try to avoid the cost of training new first officers"

Similarly, Yahoo Finance has also carried the same.

 

TeamLease Services is mentioned in Deccan Herald in a story titled "Coronavirus lockdown: WFH model calls companies' attention to endpoint security". The data was taken from the Mint story on demand for Cyber security professionals.

 

TeamLease is mentioned in Money Control in a story titled "Coronavirus pandemic | 120 million blue-collar workers go without pay: Report". The inputs in the story were taken from the ET story that appeared yesterday on Blue-collar jobs.

 

 

April 28, 2020

Manish Shabharwal is featured in Bloomberg Quint in a show on 'Lockdown Prompts Employers To Cut Salary & Jobs'

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in CNBC TV18 in a show called "Startup street".

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled "Virus Takes a Toll on Blue Collar Staff; No Pay for 12 crore". She is quoted as "These sectors are bound to see the repercussions-…we haven’t yet witnessed the peak, given most formal sector employees saw their wages by and large being paid in full and on time during the lockdown"

 

Ajay Shah is quoted in Money Control in a story titled "In the post-COVID-19 world, subcontractors could be more in demand". He is quoted as "Back in 2008, demand for subcontractors went down by 50 percent"

 

April 25, 2020  - April 27, 2020

Manish Shabharwal is featured in ET Now in a show called "ET Now Webinar Special" on How is covid impacting the job market.

 

Manish Shabharwal is featured in Bloomberg Quint in a video interview titled "COVID-19: Manish Sabharwal on Future of Work From Home, Pay & Jobs"

 

Manish Shabharwal is featured in India Today in a show on Work From Home, Companies Weigh Pros And Cons.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Hindu Business Line in a story titled "Even as 85-lakh fresh graduates stare at a bleak future amid the pandemic...". She is quoted as "Over the last one year, campus recruitment improved, especially from MBA colleges, a sign that companies were optimistic about the future. But life is going to be a tad difficult for graduate freshers, who could join some online finishing schools or take up some apprenticeship programmes, till hiring resumes"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Mint in a story titled "Blue-collar workforce at startups takes a big hit as business volumes fall". She is quoted as "We should remember that if employers don’t survive, there are not going to be jobs after the lockdown. It is important to note that capital doesn’t pay salaries, but customers do (via sales revenues). Even without usual revenues, many companies have decided to pay the current month's salaries, even for those contract workers who are getting laid off, considering rationalization"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Money Control in a story titled "Coronavirus impact | Freeze in IT/ITeS hiring presents a grim  picture for engineering graduates". She is quoted as "This year's offers to freshers itself have seen an impact. We need to see how many students will be able to join"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in NDTV in an interview on 'Will Coronavirus Pandemic Change The Nature Of Education And Employment?'

 

Sumit Kumar is featured in The Financial Express in a story titled "Govt’s job plan for stranded workers may curb this old problem; regaining lost trust is most important". He is quoted as "The focus should be on ‘right skilling for right people’ and it is also crucial to assess the skill shortage and identify the potential skill sets which need to be built for being future-ready". The outcome is the basis the opportunity sourced from the publication.

 

 

April 24, 2020
 

Manish Shabharwal is featured in the Mint with an opinion piece titled "A policy window to set India up for a good economic recovery".

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in LinkedIn in a story titled "Visualising a post-Covid world". She is quoted as "organisations will view their staff in concentric circles: There could be a small circle of so-called permanent employees, but it shall be encompassed by layers of temp and flexible workers, apprentices and freelancers."

 

Sunil C. is featured in Mint in a story titled "Lockdown: Cyber security demands grow amid shortage of skilled professionals". He is quoted as "Even before the pandemic there was a big gap in supply and demand. We were finding it difficult to fulfil the requirements. On an average 13% of our demands were related to cyber security and we were able to fulfil only 7% of them"

 

TeamLease is featured in Moneylife in a story titled "TeamLease Services: Slow Growth, High Valuation"

 

April 23, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Money Control in a story titled "COVID-19 impact? Companies move to cap fixed salary costs". She is quoted as "Companies have realised that traditional form of compensation is outdated and variable pay could offer more flexibility. While COVID-19 may have triggered a deeper shift, this would continue,”

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Business Standard in a story titled " Retooling for the post-Covid world". He is quoted as "HUL has a culture of continual learning — internal leader-led courses, best-in-class external resources and partnerships, and employees, based on their interest and upskilling priority, can join the session of their choice. A focus area for us now is helping our leaders with their energy and well-being and supporting them in leading remote teams"

 

April 22, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Money Control in a story titled "Net employee addition in top 3 IT firms declines YoY in FY20". She is quoted as "hiring will never be in mass numbers as it had been a decade back, but more niche."

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in the Mint in a story titled "As demand slumps, Swiggy to lay off 500 cloud kitchen staff". She is quoted as "Even in a non-covid scenario, the likes of Swiggy and Zomato realized that they have to showcase return on the investment made on them, and were looking to run in a lean manner. This trend can be seen across every tech startup today. If there are expenditure cuts, then this should be carried out across the whole workforce."

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in HR Katha in a story titled "Homebound Indian expats: How welcoming will be the domestic job market?".

 

Amit Vadera is quoted in CNBC TV18 in a story titled "Future tense: Campus placements take a beating as COVID-19 hits businesses hard". He is quoted as "Since the outbreak of COVID-19, companies have been cancelling interviews. We expect 60-65 percent interviews getting dropped or delayed as there is lockdown across the country and people are encouraged to stay at home to curtail the spread of the virus". 

 

Sunil C. is quoted in The Times of India in a story titled "Work from home opens many new doors for cyber criminals". This is an outcome of an opportunity sourced from the publication.

 

Sunil C. is featured in Business Insider in a story titled "Companies might look to bring in a new set of workforce after the Covid-19 crisis — Bots". He is quoted as "For most organizations this is a good time to do test runs as there is some amount of disruption in the routine working model. Most of the organizations will invest in bots more, post coronavirus crisis".

 

Prashant Singh authored an article in Entrepreneur India titled "COVID-19: Key Compliances Entrepreneurs Need To Know".

 

April 21, 2020

Manish Sabharwal is quoted in  Deccan Herald in a story titled "Coronavirus lockdown has severely disrupted supply chains: Niti Aayog CEO". Manish is quoted as "Work from home has provided continuity but also has to ensure productivity. In the long run, we have to ensure that remote working is beneficial for all.". This is a pickup from the PTI flash on  Webinar called ‘COVID-19 and The Future of Work’ organised by Niti Aaayog. 

 

Similarly following publications have also carried the same:

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April 18 - April 20, 2020

Manish Sabharwal is quoted in The Press Trust of India in a story titled "Lockdown has severely disrupted supply chains: Niti CEO" as one of the speakers at a Niti Aaayog-organised Webinar called ' ‘COVID-19 and The Future of Work’. Manish is quoted in the story as "Work from home has provided continuity but also has to ensure productivity. In the long run, we have to ensure that remote working is beneficial for all"

Similarly following publications have also carried the same:

Manish Sabharwal is featured in  The Week in an interview based story titled "India's recovery will be driven by domestic consumption". The outcome basis the interaction done with The Week Magazine, the interview has appeared in the April print edition (page 54) as part of the cover feature story.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled "Demand for contract workers may increase as companies prepare to ramp up production". She is quoted as "manufacturing companies may face 20-30% gap or shortage of contract/migrant workers because many people who have already left for far off places may not come in."

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Pudhari in a story titled "Big companies look for contractual workers"

 

Schoolguru data is quoted in The Financial Express in a story titled " Is the ed-tech surge here to stay?". This is an outcome of the outreach for a WIP.

 

Shantanu Rooj is featured in Indian television.com in a story titled " Ed-tech platforms reap gains during lockdown" .

Sudeep Sen is quoted in Scroll.in in a story titled "Battered by Covid-19 lockdown, India’s formal sector is resorting to massive layoffs and pay cuts". Sudeep is quoted as "It is a situation many of us have never been faced with. The coronavirus outbreak will bring a shift in the way companies function"

 

Amit Vadera is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled "BFSI hiring points towards an imminent slowdown". Amit is quoted as "Since the outbreak of COVID-19, companies have been cancelling interviews. We expect 60-65 per cent interviews getting dropped or delayed as there is lockdown in many parts of the country and people are encouraged to stay at home to curtail the spread of the virus". The publication has taken snippets from the PTI story on the impact of Covid 19 on BFSI sector.

 

April 17, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Mirror Now in a panel discussion on "how Corona Worsens the Job Crisis".

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in The Economic Times in a story titled "Cos Look to Hire Migrant Workers Stuck in Cities". She is quoted as "We are trying to put them in jobs like delivery, in stores, warehouses, stacking, which are suffering from a labour shortage."

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in the Mint in a story titled "EPFO relaxation for March dues payment too late to provide relief". She is quoted as "The notification came in the evening of 15 April which is the last date to remit the contributions. Companies who are compliant had already remitted monies by then as nobody wants to wait till the last minute"

 

April 16, 2020

Manish Sabharwal  is featured in CNBC Awaaz in a show called "Awaaz Adda"

 

Manish Sabharwal  is featured in a story titled "Can Modi govt ask companies not to sack workers due to Covid crisis or should firms decide?"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in The Times of India in a story titled "Labour crunch likely to hit India Incs plan to reboot biz" . She is quoted as “In rural India, there is a deeper concern about their safety. They may not come back till the situation eases.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in Business Standard in a story titled "Guidelines on resumption may raise cost of operations: Experts". She is quoted as "There measures are largely targeted at reinstating the informal sector economy. It will certainly support the workforce that has left cities and returned to villages, whether it is in the construction sector or tea and plantation industry"

 

April 15, 2020

TeamLease Services is mentioned in The Economic Times mentioned TeamLease Services in a story titled "Ahead of Market: 12 things that will decide stock action on Wednesday"

 

TeamLease Services is mentioned in Business Insider mentioned TeamLease Services in a story titled "India’s looming jobs crisis is starting to unravel within the first 21 days 

April 14, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in Mint in a story titled "Most casual workers in Delhi-NCR see wages decline in past 2 weeks". She is quoted as "Businesses are hit across sectors in India. It is difficult to quantify right away. Everyone agrees that after such a pandemic, the revival will take time"

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is featured in Business Standard in a story titled "Lockdown's side-effects: Anxiety levels up as appraisals get delayed, job loss fears rise".
 

Similarly, following publications have carried the news:

TeamLease Services is mentioned in The Economic Times in a story titled "Virus Crisis may Put Some Captives on Block".

 

April 10 - April 13, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Your Story in a story titled "An opportunity to unlearn, relearn, test capabilities and value systems: Perspectives on remote working"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in Business Insider in a story titled "There is a government directive against salary cuts in private companies — but can they be stopped?". This is an outcome of the opportunity sourced from the publication.

 

 Sudeep Kumar Sen is quoted in The Press Trust of India in a story titled "Side-effects of lockdown: Anxiety levels up among employees as appraisals get delayed, job loss fears rise". Sudeep is quoted as "Yes, there is some amount of anxiety as it is a situation many of us including organisations have never been faced with. In terms of appraisals, it is too early to say on the stand of the organizations as Covid-19 has an impact on the employer as well in terms of business". This is an outcome of an opportunity sourced from PTI.
 

Similarly, following publications have also carried the news:

Sumit Kumar authored an article in The Financial  Express titled "Nurturing apprentices will help employers revive post-Covid-19"

 

April 09, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in First Post  in a story titled "Coronavirus Outbreak: CXO-level hiring to be frozen for at least two quarters; organisations unlikely to invest in high cost resources post-lockdown." She is quoted as "There are more battles to win. Unless the position is critical, the hiring can be paused. In fact, there will significant freeze on CXO hiring"

 

April 08, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in the Mint in a story titled "The pain around joblessness in urban India has just begun". She is quoted as "Very few will buy cars this year. Entertainment and organized retail will also be impacted. It is possible that people will visit malls after the lockdown but these may not get the footfall that they used to earlier"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in the Mint in a story titled " Four money tips for the class of 2020 amid poor job prospects". She is quoted as "Before covid-19, we saw growing optimism. Organizations were having forward-looking conversations on potential hiring. All of this has come to a standstill"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in the Money Control in a story title "Coronavirus pandemic | Say goodbye to salary hikes for now". She is quoted as "It is inevitable that appraisals will be impacted. It is not because of lack of good performance, but because of the current scenario"

 

Sunil C. is quoted by The Times of India in a story titled "Some old languages remain gold: New Jersey needs Cobol coders". 

 

Neeti Sharma authored an article in India Today titled "Soft Skills or Hard Skills: Which will take you up your career ladder?". This is an outcome of the outreach for an WIP.

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Business Insider in a story titled "These three sectors can grow and even hire people despite the Covid-19 crisis". This is an outcome of an opportunity sourced from the publication.

 

Ajay Shah is quoted in  Divya Bhaskar in a story titled "Ecommerce, Health, Pharma and IT sees growth by 50% due to Corona pandemic"

 

April 07, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in The Indian Express in a story titled "Hiring slows, interviews through Skype, Zoom: How companies are coping during lockdown".  She is quoted as "For candidates, it may be a priority to secure their present jobs wherever they are. Moreover, organisations are most likely to wait for a clearer picture to emerge before committing themselves to taking any hiring decision at this stage,"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is mentioned by  PTI in a story title "ISF appoints Lohit Bhatia as president, Farhan Azmi as vice-president"

Similarly, Outlook India has also carried the same.

 

Amit Vadera is featured in Shiksha.com in a story  titled "COVID-19 Outbreak: Impact on Campus Placement Offers." Amit is quoted as "Since the outbreak of COVID-19, companies have been cancelling interviews. We expect 60-65 per cent interviews getting dropped or delayed as there is lockdown across the country and people are encouraged to stay at home to curtail the spread of the virus"

 

April 04, 2020 - April 06, 2020

Manish Sabharwal  is featured in ET Now in a show called "India Development Debate"

 

Manish Sabharwal authored an article in The Indian Express by titled "Lockdown trade-offs"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is  featured in the Deccan Herald in a story titled "Coronavirus outbreak: Job loss, pay cut on cards for millions in India". She is quoted as " It is very difficult to make an estimate at this stage as to how many jobs will be lost. The future is uncertain and the situation is changing very fast. Just a month ago, a large number of companies had finalised their hiring plans for FY21."

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Week in a story titled "Labour pain". She is quoted as " The lockdown situation exposes those in the informal sector and those who have minimal formal skills the most". This is an outcome of an opportunity sourced from the publication.

Amit Vadera  is  featured in Business Standard in a story titled "Lockdown may be a boon for gig workers". Amit is quoted as "Gig workers have no social security and government advisories about keeping employees safe from layoffs don’t cover them. Companies are now thinking in terms of how to continue giving livelihood to these people"

 

Shantanu Rooj authored an article in Inc42  titled "Technology Trends That Will Impact The Higher Education In 2020." 

 

April 03, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Mint in the story titled “Campus recruitment dreams go sour as companies take a hit.” In the story, Ritu is quoted as, “The business loss is huge. It is difficult to say whether companies will write off one quarter or two quarters. Covid-19 is not just a pure health crisis, it’s a bigger economic crisis.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Business Standard (Hindi) in the story on “India Inc asks new recruits to stay home”. In the story, Ritu is quoted as, “Most organisations have not assessed how much of an impact this will have on their operations, and when recovery will start. So what we see is entities creating two business plans —one in a coronavirus-extended world, and one in which there is a quicker recovery.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in The New Indian Express quoted Ms Rituparna Chakraborty in a story titled “Layoffs, hiring freezes are the new normal as companies feel COVID-19 heat” . She is quoted as “Keeping financial prudence in mind, organisations are not willing to invest in high-cost resources till they have more clarity on the way forward”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is mentioned Hindustan Times in a story titled “Indian Staffing Federation (ISF), the apex body for India’s fast-growing flexi-staffing space announces new leadership”

April 02, 2020

Business Standard has featured Ms Rituparna Chakraborty in the story on “India Inc asks new recruits to stay home”. In the story, Ritu is quoted as, “Most organisations have not assessed how much of an impact this will have on their operations, and when recovery will start. So what we see is entities creating two business plans —one in a coronavirus-extended world, and one in which there is a quicker recovery.”

 

Mint has quoted Ms Rituparna Chakraborty in the story on “Covid-19: B-Schools brace for a rough campus recruitment year” stating, “The business loss is huge. Right now it is difficult to say whether companies will write off one quarter or two quarter. Covid-19 is not a pure health crisis, it’s a bigger economic crisis. It will have an impact on recruitment – how much will be known may be in a couple of months from now.”

 

Ms Rituparna Chakraborty is also mentioned in The Economic Times, Business World and HR Katha in stories on “Indian Staffing Federation (ISF) announces new leadership”.

 

April 01, 2020

Mint has featured Ms Rituparna Chakraborty in the story “Lack of KYC compliance to impede pandemic EPF withdrawals' '. Ritu has been quoted in the story as, “EPFO will have data, but it will be tough to execute. The authorities may have to come out with a technology solution that will enable companies to adhere to the 90% rider. It will benefit only a small portion of the intended recipients.”  The story has also been published in News8Plus.

 

Mint has also featured Ms Rituparna Chakraborty in a story on “Migrant exodus has e-tailers facing delivery staff crunch”. In the story, Ritu states that, “It’s a hopeless situation, where demand exists but some firms are not being able to service it. Smaller, hyperlocal companies are managing because their workers are locally sourced, but large companies have been impacted more because they have staff coming in from far-off places.”

 

Ms Rituparna Chakraborty is also mentioned in Hindustan Times and ANI stories on “Indian Staffing Federation announces Farhan Azmi, Founder & MD of Futurz Staffing Solutions, as VP executive board 2020-22”.

 

Basis the interaction explored with Bangalore Mirror, Ms Neeti Sharma is quoted in the story on “AICTE asks institutes to make sure that students can pursue”. Neeti has been quoted saying, “Some have created assignment based work to be completed by the interns and the mentors are monitoring the same virtually. There are other interns who have  been given secondary research based work to be done and few companies are also using interns to identify newer ways of reaching out to their stakeholders - social media, telephonic discussions etc. Internships that require meeting people or hands on work like the Retail, hospitality and manufacturing industries do find it difficult to continue with their internship.”

Further to the outreach to the media, Schoolguru has received coverage in India Education Diary  for the story “Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences partners with Schoolguru Eduserve and shifts to online learning”. The story has also appeared in Your Chennai.

 

 

Further to the outreach to the media, Schoolguru has received coverage in India Education Diary  for the story “Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences partners with Schoolguru Eduserve and shifts to online learning”. The story has also appeared in Your Chennai.

 

 

March 31, 2020

Manish Sabharwal is featured in The Hindu in the story “Jobs scene absolutely unclear, says Teamleases Sabharwal”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in the Mint in the story “COVID-19: EPF withdrawal rules relaxed to tide over liquidity issues”. Ritu has been quoted in the story as, “The changes to the EPF provisions will also be applicable to exempted PF trusts.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is quoted in Inventiva in a story titled “Startup employees stare at an uncertain future with pay cuts, layoffs due to coronavirus crisis”

 

TeamLease is mentioned in The Economic Times in a story titled “Vallabh Bhansali buys Teamlease shares and other bulk deals of the day”.

TeamLease is mentioned in  Ami Kolkata in a story titled “Vallabh Bhansali buys Teamlease shares and other bulk deals of the day”

 

TeamLease is mentioned in Simply Wall Street in the story on “A Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At TeamLease Services Limited’s P/E Ratio”.

March 30, 2020

The Hindu Business Line has featured Ms Rituparna Chakraborty in the story “Presentation in PJs”. In the story, Ritu has been quoted stating, “We know that over 80 per cent of the informal sector cannot work from home. In the formal sector, too, the bulk of the junior roles can’t contribute from home. Working from home is for elites.”

 

Ms Rituparna Chakraborty is also quoted in The Financial Express story on “Covid-19 to take a toll on fresh hiring by companies”. Ritu has been quoted as, “companies typically draw up annual budgets between end-February and early March. With the lockdown having disrupted all schedules, the timelines would change.“It is a long exercise that goes on for months.”

The story has also appeared in Yahoo News titled “Covid-29 to take a toll on fresh hiring by companies

 

Business Standard has featured Ms Rituparna Chakraborty in the story “Productivity tips for work-from-home warriors”. In the story, Ritu states, “Don’t make any changes to your schedule. The time you go to sleep, wake up, and the activities you do before leaving for work must remain the same.”

 

Basis the interaction explored with the publication, Your Story has featured Ms Rituparna Chakraborty in the story “Startup employees stare at an uncertain future with pay cuts, layoffs due to coronavirus crisis”. In the story, Ritu states that, “Many of us have to get used to a new way of working, which is dynamic, and perhaps work for multiple firms. I would recommend people to reinvent themselves and utilise this time gainfully.”

The story has also appeared in Daily Hunt.

 

Further to the outreach to the publication, Sunil C has been featured in the Deccan Herald story on “Disruption in related sectors to mute IT growth in FY21”. Sunil has been quoted as, “Most services companies have temporarily put a freeze on hiring as they want to gauge their end customers' plan considering the overall slowdown in the economy.”

 

Basis the opportunity explored for a WIP, Sightsinplus Magazine has published an article from Mr Sumit Kumar on “Apprenticeship is crucial to building human intelligence”.

 

 

March 13, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Delivering Despite Disruption”. She has been quoted as “Q4 is usually a damp period for hiring. So far no one has lowered manpower projections for the next fiscal year. We do see higher demand for app-based companies as more people stay at home and order more”

 

Neeti Sharma has been featured in ET Now  for the same in a show called “HR Next Strengthening People Practices”

 

TeamLease is featured in People Matters in a story titled “Three key HR and hiring trends for 2020”.

 

March 13, 2020

Neeti Sharma is featured in Quartz India in a story titled “Coronavirus is changing the way India’s startup employees work in office—and outside it”. She has been quoted as “Not every employee may have the requisite infrastructure to work from home and bandwidth may not also support in everyone’s home. With most data now being on the cloud, data security needs to be monitored and governed adequately.”

Neeti Sharma is featured in Yahoo Finance in a story titled “Coronavirus is changing the way India’s startup employees work in office—and outside it” 

 

Shantanu Rooj authored an article in the Education World by titled “Digitalisation of higher education”. This is an outcome for the outreach for a WIP pitch.

March 12, 2020

Kaushik Banerjee is featured in Business Standard in a story titled “BTech, MBA freshers opt for gig jobs: TeamLease”. Kaushik Banerjee has been quoted as “The trend is across institutes and cities, as fresh graduates look at more lucrative salaries and flexible working hours”.

 

March 10 -11, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Mint in a story titled “How to meet deadlines when you’re far from the cubicle”. “She has been quoted as “Setting some ground rules is important when you work from home. Have clear boundaries so that everyone, from your spouse to your house-help, respect it”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Asian Age in a story titled “Covid-19 may affect hiring plans in India”. “She has been quoted as “The virus impact has not affected the hiring sentiments yet as the last quarter of the financial year is generally subdued in terms of recruitment.”

 

TeamLease Services is featured in Simply Wall in a story titled “Read This Before Buying TeamLease Services Limited (NSE:TEAMLEASE) Shares”.

 

March 07 - March 09, 2020

Manish Sabharwal featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “How India's workforce participation rate of women has sharply declined over the years”

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in ET Now in  a show called “India Development Debate”

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in The Times of India in a story titled “Fix your money problems”

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Money Control in a story titled “At a time when layoffs are the norm, are employee bonds still relevant?”

 

Ajay Shah is featured in The Times of India in a story titled “Outsourcing of hiring grows in BFSI”

 

Similarly following publications have also carried the news:

·         PTI

·         Money Control

·         The Financial Express

·         Outlook India

·         Business Standard

·         Business Insider

 

Sunil C  authored an article in The Economic Times (ET Telecom) titled “Adoption of 5G will boost the job creation by the telecom sector”. The outcome is based on the outreach of a WIP.

 

Sumit Kumar is  featured in Business Insider in a story titled “Here’s what TCS, Netflix, Uber and others are doing to bring more women onboard”. He has been quoted as “Today there are many women who are active in roles like machine operators, cab drivers, construction workers, field sales etc.”

 

Sumit Kumar is  featured in Business Insider in a story titled “Accenture, TCS and other top tech giants that extend adoption leaves to its female employees”.  He has been quoted as “Organizations across sectors have taken conscious steps to create an enabling environment for women as well creating the right infrastructure at the workplace to support the growth of women”. This is an outcome of outreach for industry story opportunity.

 

March 06, 2020

TeamLease is mentioned in Your Story in a story titled “How Adhaan Solution is driving people management in Gujarat with its tailored HR services”.

March 05, 2020

TeamLease Services is mentioned in the Dalal Street Journal in a story titled “DSIJ 150: The Method and The Logic”.

 

March 04, 2020

Kaushik Banerjee is featured in The Times of India in the story titled “Girls are 50% of science students, among the highest in the world”. Kaushik has been quoted in the story as, “STEM education ranks high, especially in southern and western India, and is somewhat affordable, with governments even offering incentives for girls. In board exams, you will always find girls have a better pass percentage. And meritorious girls pick up the STEM seats in top colleges and universities.”

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is featured in TJInsite, a proprietary magazine from The Times Group in their February print edition on appraisal outlook for 2020.

Ajay Shah is featured in Pharmabiz in the story on “Indian pharma cos adopt RPO model to bring in process efficiency and scale up technology platform”, basis the outreach for a pitch.

 
Shantanu Rooj authored an article in India Today titled  “Online learning becomes the future of education as traditional methods fade”.

 

March 03, 2020

Kaushik Banerjee is featured in Analytics India Mag in a story titled “Deep Dive: How TeamLease and Fresherworld.com leverage AI & ML to improve the HR industry”.

 

TeamLease Services is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Gaja Cap, L Catterton in Race for Zivame Stake”.

Feb 29 - March 02, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Tech cos making efforts to improve gender diversity”. She has been quoted as “This year, over 30,000 women have been hired, most of them at the entry level”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “India Inc Tiptoes Through CAA Social Media Minefield”. She has been quoted as “personal opinions can’t be construed as an organisation’s position. “However, companies can do well by sending out a firm communication around how individual ideologies should not impact the organisation’s credibility.”

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Women need to save more as they earn less, live longer than men: Here's how to do it”. She has been quoted as “She needs to continue to network with colleagues and other people in the industry.”

 

Rishi Agrawal is featured in Business Today in a story titled “Whistleblower complaints to be a part of companies' audit reports”. Rishi has been quoted as “It puts greater onus on audit committee as well so they don't end up suppressing any information from the auditor that can have material impact on company's financials”

 

TeamLease is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “High Foreign Holding Could Mean More Pain for Some Stocks if Selling Intensifies”.

 

Feb 28, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Tech cos making efforts to improve gender diversity”. She has been quoted as “This year, over 30,000 women have been hired, most of them at the entry level”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Hindu in a story titled “Slack in economy presents chance to innovate: experts”. She has been quoted as “The future seems unpredictable due to the existence of imbalance in the market. Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google have touched valuation of $1 trillion each. Ten years earlier, no one would have depicted this. The imbalance exists because of the reality distortion that these companies have created. Apple created it by making great products, Amazon by its reach, Microsoft by software, Google by search and Facebook by influencing consumer behavior.”

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Maharashtra Times in a story titled “Private banks set to hire nearly 1 lakh people in FY21”.

 

Similarly the following publications have also carried similar news:

·           Sahiwal TV

·           Our Bitcoin News

TeamLease is featured in Forbes India in a story titled “Gig economy helps India's women workers gain financial independence”.

 

Feb 26, 2020

Ajay Shah is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Private banks set to hire nearly 1 lakh people in FY21”. He has been quoted "Private banks are focusing more on retail businesses for which they need branch-level people”

Feb 25, 2020

Shantanu Rooj is featured in BW Education in a story titled “Learnings Of The Future”. He has been quoted as "To remain competitive and to have the best chance of success, employees would need to resort to re-skilling and lifelong learning. Employers are using various strategies to improve the productivity of their existing workforce, reduce the cost of hiring and reduce the attrition of their employees. Online courses present a higher signalling value and present a viable strategy to bring better stickiness amongst the employees." This is an outcome of an article comment shared with the spokesperson.
 

TeamLease is featured in Data Quest in a story titled “GCCs and IT Service Providers: Forging a win-win 
partnership”

 

Feb 22 - 24, 2020

Manish Sabharwal’s authored article is featured as snippet in The Print in a story titled “7 steps to dictatorship, India’s coronavirus challenge & AAP’s winning political formula”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Forkast News in a story titled “What does the future hold for blockchain in India?”. She has been quoted as “blockchain technology is set to create 30,000 jobs in India this year. Given that there are currently only 6,500 qualified blockchain developers, a major skill gap exists. However, given that India produces more bachelor degree graduates in science and engineering than any other country in the world, this gap may decrease in the next few years. Helping fill the skills gap are homegrown startups such as Upgrad, an online learning platform offering blockchain classes and certification that produced over 4,000 blockchain learners in the last year”.

 

Feb 21, 2020

The Economic Times published an authored article by Manish Sabharwal titled “No Go to the status quo”.

 

The Times of India featured Rituparna Chakraborty in a story titled “'AdWise' workplace counselling: 'My internship was terminated before time. What should I do?'.

 

The Financial Express featured Prashant Singh in a story titled “New Income Tax slabs 2020: Will your salary structure change in the coming year? Find out”. He has been quoted as “There is intense deliberation happening with many clients and corporates about the salary structure. The companies are surely going to give an option of both.”

 

Feb 19, 2020

Mint featured TeamLease in a story titled “On a quest to find the real bling”.

 
Business Standard featured TeamLease in a story titled “Volumes spurt at Tata Chemicals Ltd counter”.

 

Feb 18, 2020

TeamLease is featured in Mint in a story titled “On a quest to find the real bling”.

 

TeamLease is featured in Business Standard in a story titled “Volumes spurt at Tata Chemicals Ltd counter”.

 

Feb 15 - Feb 17, 2020

Amit Vadera is featured in Zee Business in a show called “Aapki khabar Aapka Fayda”

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in Business Insider in a story titled “India tops the world in producing female graduates in STEM but ranks 19th in employing them”

 
Shantanu Rooj and Atish Bhalerao co-authored an article in Indian Retailer.com titled “10 critical soft skills for retail sales team that can be learnt online”

 

TeamLease is featured in The Economic Times Wealth in a story titled “Quess Corp: Expect re-rating soon”.

 

TeamLease is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Stock pick of week: Market has started recognising improvement in Quess Corp's fundamentals”.

 

Feb 14, 2020

Ajay Shah is featured in Deccan Herald in a story titled “Prolonged shutdown could impact the mobile phone market”. He has been quoted as “Though we don't see any material impact on Indian IT companies due to corona-virus spread in China at the moment, there could be some near-term impact on companies offering services to larger US IT firms. These companies generate around 15% of their total revenues from the Greater China region. In addition, Indian IT companies with exposure to travel, transport and hospitality industry are also likely to be impacted given client budget cuts in this space.” This is an outcome of the outreach for WIP on Impact of Corona virus on IT sector.

 

Shantanu Rooj authored an article in Easy Shiksha titled “University Education Needs to Be Disrupted; here’s why”.

 

Feb 13, 2020
No coverage

Feb 12, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in International Business Times in a story titled “Fake job offers: Beware of 'Letter' demanding unemployed youth to pay Rs 1,200 under pseudo scheme”. She has been quoted as "Under no circumstance is the candidate asked to pay in any form for their candidature. If that happens, it's an immediate 'no go'. No matter how much the fraudsters try to convince about the need for any such transaction. This is an absolute red flag."

 

Kaushik Banerjee is featured in The Hindu in a story titled “The power of an irresistible introduction Points to ponder”. He has been quoted as “In a day, nearly 1,000 people seek this service on our portal. In this group, 60% opt for the paid service.”

 

TeamLease is featured in Dazeinfo in a story titled “Freshers’ Salary On The Rise In IT Companies Amid Mid-Level Layoffs”.

 

Feb 11, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in SME in a story titled “Year 2020: India’s job market may see further dip; demand for tech skills to continue”. She has been quoted as “2020 is expected to stay flat in terms of employment or, at best, have a marginal growth. With the GDP and key economic indicators yet to pick up steam, it remains to be seen if consumption and/or investments will go up and, if they do, then we have hope for employment growth,”

 

Sumit Kumar is featured in Outlook Money (February print edition) in a story titled “Time To Celebrate For Start-ups”. He has been quoted as “Enablingl50 higher education institutions to have apprenticeship programs by 2021 will improve youth employability and create a strong job-ready workforce. Another positive move is the proposed online degree programs offered by institutes ranked within the top hundred in the National Institutional Ranking Framework”

 

TeamLease is featured in India Today in a story titled “Money for jobless: 4 MPs offer Modi govt a wayout from unemployment maze”

 

TeamLease is featured in Money Control in a story titled “D-Street Buzz: Weak Jan sales pull auto stocks lower; metal stocks melt on virus fear”

 

Feb 08 - Feb 10, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Times of India in a story titled “Sales execs quit cos to log onto gig eco”. Rituparna Chakraborty has been quoted as “salespeople are the ones who can ride a two-wheeler, they are outbound and have good capability of interacting with customers. Substitutable roles for sales include e-commerce delivery boys.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in International Business Times in a story titled “Fortis job scam: Fake interview call letter demands candidates to deposit Rs 9,880” . She  has been quoted as  “Under no circumstance is the candidate asked to pay in any form for their candidature. If that happens, it's an immediate 'no go'. No matter how much the fraudsters try to convince about the need for any such transaction. This is an absolute red flag"

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Tech Ballad in a story titled “Fortis job scam: a false interview call letter asks candidates to deposit Rs 9,880”

 

Shantanu Rooj authored an article in Prajavani on the basis of the WIP on ‘Importance of Alumni network’  titled “How beneficial is the student network?”

 

TeamLease is featured by The Mint in a story titled “Entry-level IT salaries soar as firms step up hiring of fresh graduates”

Feb 07, 2020

Manish Sabharwal co-authored an article in The Indian Express titled “The billion standard”.

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Business Insider in a story titled “At least 10 top Indian companies are looking for CEOs — do you have what it takes?”  Ajay Shah has been quoted as “The top executive needs to have the ability to align themselves with the company’s vision. The new SEBI regulations which states that companies cannot have the same person as a CEO as well as Chairperson will create a lot of demand initially, this might lead to some relaxation of assessment standards for some time”.

 

Feb 06, 2020

Sumit Kumar is featured in First Post in a story titled “Budget 2020: Industry hails Nirmala Sithraman's fiscal roadmap; lauds schemes on job generation”. Sumit has been quoted as  “This Budget has been a promising one for the education sector and will surely address the skill deficit that India currently faces. Enabling higher education institutes to have apprenticeship programs by 2021 will improve youth employability and create a strong job-ready workforce. The allocation of more funds for both education and skilling and funds generated through FDIs should be used to improve the quality of learning, upgrade teachers/trainers and strengthen the infrastructure”

 

Shantanu Rooj is featured in First Post in a story titled in a story titled “Budget 2020: Industry hails Nirmala Sithraman's fiscal roadmap; lauds schemes on job generation”. Shantanu has been quoted as “The country has been long awaiting the implementation of the National New Education Policy and the assurance from the finance minister of its roll-out is reassuring. However, the Budget disappointed on the meagre increase in the amount allocated to the sector, no relaxation on GST for online courses and no extra allocation towards subsidisation of the stipend for apprentices that could have propelled more employers to partner with Universities in this initiative. The realisation, that the tight control by the medical regulator which results in India producing far lesser doctors than what it needs, is a welcome step.”

Sumit Kumar and Shantanu Rooj were featured in Yahoo News in a story titled “Budget 2020: Industry hails Nirmala Sithraman's fiscal roadmap; lauds schemes on job generation”. This is an outcome of the outreach for Union Budget 2020 announcement.

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in Business Insider in a story titled “Experian, a global analytics company plans to create 2,500 jobs in data analytics”. Neeti has been quoted as “AI and ML tools are being used across the lifecycle of  workflows and projects across organisations. Given that, companies need to hire employees who drive business value from their data and analytics capabilities” 

 

TeamLease is featured in Trak.in in a story titled “This Unknown Company Beats TCS To Become Largest Indian Employer With 3.85 Lakh Staff!”

 

TeamLease is featured in Jansatta in a story titled “Bangalore's Quess Corp becomes largest private employer, highest employee after army, railway and postal department”

 

Feb 05, 2020

Manish Sabharwal  and Gopal Jain of Gaja Capital co-authored an article in the Mint titled “Mirrors, windows and doors as enablers of corporate success”.

 

TeamLease is featured in The Times of India in a story titled “Heard of this co? Its now India's largest private sector employer”
 

TeamLease is featured in India TV News in a story titled “Quess Corp surpasses TCS to become India's largest private sector employer”

 

TeamLease Services  is featured in DSIJ in a story titled “Index trend and stocks in action on February 05, 2020”

Feb 04, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Dainik Bhaskar on the basis of outreach for Union Budget 2020 announcement , in a story titled “Taxpower will rise from Budget, new jobs will also be on rise”.

 

Ajay Shah is featured in People Matters in a story titled “Budget 2020: Industry leaders' mixed reactions” Ajay Shah has been quoted as “These initiatives announced in this year's budget will boost the financial industry and will call for a new workforce that can support tech-enabled services. The NBFC reform for debt recovery will see the rebirth of the multiple NBFC players, and this, in turn, will lead to employment creation by the NBFC sector as well.". This was an outcome of the outreach for the budget announcement for the education sector.

 

Rishi Agrawal is featured in Asian Age in a story titled “Start-ups seek removal of regulatory hurdles”. Rishi has been quoted as “MSMEs and start-ups are neck deep in managing the day to day complexity of multiplicity of license, registrations and renewal maintaining registers, managing returns amongst others”.
 

Rishi Agrawal Is featured in  SMB Story in a story titled “Decoding Budget 2020:MSMEs and small business react to schemes, debt restructuring and more”

Feb 01 - 03, 2020

Basis the Union Budget 2020 announcement, Financial Express featured Rituparna Chakraborty in a story titled “Budget 2020: Small cities’ big role in jobs creation; this govt scheme can be the driving force”. Rituparna Chakraborty has been quoted as “Developing skills and training across sectors, and not alone higher education, may exponentially boost employment in the country”. Ritu has been quoted as, “Pessimistic sentiment across industries have led to subdued consumption which in-turn has also taken a toll on the employment generation in the country. However, Tier II and III cities and semi-urban areas can overcome this pain if they have clear and focused development to help generate employment opportunities within them. Apart from the government’s infrastructure development projects and social welfare schemes that can generate at least five million jobs every year, absorbing nearly half the number that enters the country’s workforce, the new emerging cities will eventually become the new job-generating resources for India”

 

Basis the outreach for Union Budget 2020, Deccan Herald featured Sudeep Sen in a story titled “Budget 2020: National Logistics Policy will boost job creations”. Sudeep has been quoted as "The introduction of national logistics policy is a good move and will have a positive impact on jobs. The increased investment in the sector will lead to a minimum of 12% to 15% incremental jobs in all categories unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled. It will also mean high number of mobilization of workers across the states.”

 

Similarly the following publications have also carried similar news:

 

·         Reuters

·         NDTV

·         OEM Update

·         Yahoo News

·         Investment Guru

·         Financial Post

·         India Finance News

·         Devdiscourse

·         The News Today

·         FN Talk

·         In.govern

·         News Feed

·         Mogaz News

·         Archyde

 

Deccan Herald has featured Sumit Kumar in a story titled ‘Budget 2020: A promising Budget for education sector’. Similarly, Higher Education Plus has also carried the same. This was an outcome of the outreach for the budget announcement for the education sector. Sumit has been quoted in the story as, “This budget has been a promising one for the education sector and will surely address the skill deficit that India currently faces. Enabling higher education institutes to have apprenticeship programs by 2021 will improve youth employability and create a strong job-ready workforce”

 

Higher Education Plus has featured Shantanu Rooj in a story titled “Academic and Industry Opinion of Post – budget 2019 – 20”, basis the outreach for Union Budget 2020. Shantanu has been quoted in the story as, “The roll-out of Online Degree programs by Indian Universities shall help formal higher education reach out to the remotest parts of the country and bring about social inclusion for the deprived. The launch of apprenticeship linked degree programs by about 150 Universities in the country shall help make education more employable; Learning by Doing and Earning while Learning is powerful tools”.

 

Basis the opportunity sourced, Financial Express featured Prashant Singh in a story titled “PF Online Alert! Provident Fund subscribers can use NPR for KYC on UAN Portal”. Prashant Singh has been quoted as “EPFO has introduced UAN in 2014 and KYC has been implemented in 2017. It is mandatory to update KYC like Aadhaar card, Pan Card and bank details . These are compulsory documents, without KYC updates employees would not be able to transfer and withdraw their PF.”

 

Business Today featured Rishi Agrawal in a story titled “Will Budget 2020 make it easy for start-ups, MSMEs to do business?”. Rishi Agrawal has been quoted as “Start-ups don't always have the financial muscle to attract talent and one of the ways at their disposal is to offer long-term value creation in the form of employee stock option plans (ESOPs), in place of short-term high compensation. But till now ESOPs were taxable even before the employee could realise the value. Now, the tax payment for ESOPs has been deferred by five years or till the employee leaves the company or when they sell the shares, whichever is earliest. This will a positive move as five years is a good timeframe for a company to prove its business proposition. Plus, it will make joining start-ups an attractive proposition.”

 

Similarly Interviewer PR and Market Research Activity have also carried the same.
 

Jan 31, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Scroll.in in a story titled “9 lakh workers who benefited from Centre’s scheme to promote formal jobs were ineligible: Report”. Rituparna has been quoted as “Checks and balances should have been put in place since day one as it’s hard for employers to validate a worker’s claim that they didn’t have a PF account in the past. The EPFO does have tools to check for duplication.”

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “ETRise Top MSMEs Ranking: Flexible policies, repository of data can help streamline land & labour challenges”. Neeti Sharmahas been quoted as “It is about the technological edge that we have to build. One can’t afford to change the entire lot in the organisation, neither can one afford to stay untrained or unskilled in the new environment,”

 

Shantanu Rooj authored an article in The Pioneer titled “Enable the new education policy”.

 

TeamLease Services is featured in The Economic Times  in a story titled “What to Buy, Sell and Hold”.

 

TeamLease Services is featured in Money Control in a story titled “TeamLease Ser. Standalone December 2019 Net Sales at Rs 1,244.82 crore, up 14.16% Y-o-Y”.

 

Jan 30, 2020

Manish Sabharwal is mentioned in The Hindu BusinessLine as one of the members of the RBI Central Board in a story titled “Employees fear exclusive department for supervision will be hived off from the RBI”.

 

Manish Sabharwal is mentioned in The Times of India in a story titled “RBI ED appointed as MPC member”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Deccan Chronicle in a story titled “Govt to fill up over six lakh vacant posts”. Rituparna has been quoted as “Filling up of vacant government jobs will provide some relief, though just six lakh jobs are not sufficient to ease the country’s job problem. But we need to know why these posts have been lying vacant. What was stopping the government from filling them – was it intention or lack of required skill. If skill is the issue, how are they going to get it overnight?”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Business Standard in a story titled “Govt unearths job incentive fraud”. Rituparna has been quoted as “ Checks and balances should have been put in place since day one as it’s hard for employers to validate a worker’s claim that they didn’t have a PF account in the past. The EPFO does have tools to check for duplication.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Deccan Herald with an authored article by Ritu in a story titled “Make Labour codes a reality: Indian Staffing Federation”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Techies Return ‘Home’ as Startup Dreams Turn Sour”. Rituparna has been quoted as “It is not because the technology startups have become uncool. But an uncertainty has set in as they focus on profitability and growth. And there is an increasing mortality rate of startups. Initially there was an attraction, but eventually they saw growth challenges.”

 

Ravi Vishwanath is featured in CNBC TV18 in a story titled “HR firm TeamLease says the worst is over for telecom staffing”.  Ravi Vishwanath has also been quoted in the story.

 

Ravi Vishwanath is featured in ET Now in a show basis the quarter results.

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is featured in The Hindu BusinessLine in a story titled “E-commerce firms hire Chief Delight Officers”. Sudeep Sen has been quoted as “Their role goes beyond vanilla customer service to the use of data analytics to retain and solve for both sellers and high-end customers on their platform. They are focussed on ensuring repeat purchases and extracting consistent wallet share from customers and also helping sellers with business inputs on what to sell, when to sell, to which demographic and at what pricing, consequently helping sellers sell more,”

 

TeamLease is featured in ET Markets in a story titled “Analyst Calls: Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Bharti Airtel”.

 

TeamLease is featured in Money Control in a story titled “TeamLease Ser. Standalone December 2019 Net Sales at Rs 1,244.82 crore, up 14.16% Y-o-Y”.

Jan 29, 2020

Manish Sabharwal is featured in Times Now News in a show called “India Development Debate”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Hindu in a story titled “Government should make labour codes a reality by April, says ISF”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Asian Age in a story titled “Govt to fill up over six lakh vacant posts”. Rituparna has been quoted as “Filling up of vacant government jobs will provide some relief, though just six lakh jobs are not sufficient to ease the country’s job problem. But we need to know why these posts have been lying vacant. What was stopping the government from filling them – was it intention or lack of required skill. If skill is the issue, how are they going to get it overnight?”

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in People Matters in a story titled “HR trends that will rule 2020”. Neeti has been quoted as "A bigger problem in India is unemployability and not unemployment. The upcoming budget needs to strongly look at vocational training, apprenticeship and advanced learning technologies to solve the un-employability in India. In other words, the Skilling and Education budgets should focus on Repair, Prepare and Upgrade of our workforce."

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in The Education Post in a story titled “Budget needs to drive job growth, says Neeti Sharma of TeamLease” 

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in Business Insider in a story titled “Three in four Indian employees calculate commute time while taking up a new job”. Rituparna has been quoted as “If this itself is brought down by a day, the levels of motivation will increase. Employees may even be willing to put in additional hours at work rather than travel the additional hours.”

 

TeamLease is featured in Business Standard in a story titled “TeamLease Services consolidated net profit rises 0.79% in the December 2019 quarter”.

 

TeamLease Services  is mentioned in ET Market in a story titled “Board Meetings Today: Mastek, Infibeam, TeamLease, Ramco Systems and Maruti Suzuki”.

 

Jan 28, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Mirror Now in a show called “The Urban Debate”.

 

TeamLease is mentioned in The Hindu Business Line in a story titled “5 Things to watch out for today”.

 

TeamLease is mentioned in The Hindu Business Line in a story titled “What to watch”.

 

TeamLease is mentioned in The Economic Times in a story titled “Earnings watch”

 

TeamLease is mentioned in The Economic Times mentioned TeamLease Services in a story titled “Stocks in the news: Maruti Suzuki, Aptech, Wockhardt, HDFC, DHFL and Infibeam”.

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Jan 25 - Jan 27, 2020

Manish Sabharwal is featured in Business Today in their print version in a story titled “Engines of Change”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in  Sahiwal TV in a story titled “3.64 crore folks unemployed in 5 years as a result of sluggish financial system”.

 

TeamLease is featured in People Matters in a story titled “Can college incubators fuel the next wave of tech startups?”.

Jan 24, 2020

Manish Sabharwal and Rituparna Chakraborty co-authored an article in Business Today titled “Greater Polarisation in Pay from On-demand Economy”.

 

Manish Sabharwal is featured in Business Today in a story titled “Engines of Change”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in ET Now in a show called “India Development Debate”.

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Trak.in in a story titled “Oyo Rooms, Ola, Paytm, UberEats Layoffs: India’s Biggest Startups Are Firing Thousands Of Employees To Survive”. Ajay has been quoted as “With increasing competition, startups are finding it difficult to keep costs down, laying off staff is one of the solutions that they are choosing to stay in the system. Startups want to offer the best products and services at the most competitive price resulting in these decisions. There would be consolidation and mergers which would result in some layoffs so we might not see hyper-growth per se”.

Jan 23, 2020

Ajay Shah is featured in Money Control in a story titled “Time for humane layoffs in India Inc?”.  Ajay has been quoted as "How we communicate the message is critical. It is also necessary that the employer deals with layoff matters in a sensitive way."

Kavita Rooj authored an article in Higher Education Plus titled “How to fill the empty seats? | Ways to Improve Student Admission in 2020”. The same is expected in the January/February  print edition.

Jan 22, 2020

Neeti Sharma is featured in The Hindu in a story titled “The emerging face of employment”. Neeti has been quoted as “Currently, these workers are not covered under health, ESI, PF or any other scheme as gig economy is not yet defined as a way of life.”

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Business Insider in a story titled “Indian unicorns like Oyo, PayTm and now Uber are shedding flab — resulting in thousands of pink slips” . Ajay has been quoted as “With increasing competition, startups are finding it difficult to keep costs down, laying off staff is one of the solutions that they are choosing to stay in the system. Startups want to offer the best products and services at the most competitive price resulting in these decisions. There would be consolidation and mergers which would result in some layoffs so we might not see hyper growth per se. ”

 

Rishi Agrawal is featured in Mint in a story titled “Do student protests precede big reforms?”.

 

TeamLease Services is featured in Business Standard in a story titled “Volumes spurt at TeamLease Services Ltd counter”.

Jan 18 - Jan 20, 2020

Ajay Shah is featured in Quartz India in a story titled “For better or for worse, the pink slip culture is India Inc’s new normal”. Ajay has been quoted as “Companies are increasing their hiring numbers in the US, despite higher costs, to counter the increasingly stringent norms of the H-1B visa programme”

 

Kaushik Banerjee is featured in ET Now in a show called “India Development Debate”.

 

TeamLease is featured in The Pioneer in a story on “The joys and perils of the gig economy”.

 

TeamLease is featured in Business World in a story on “India's 500 Biggest Non-Financial Companies”.

Jan 17, 2020

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in ET Now in a show called “The Money Show”

Neeti Sharma is featured in Business Insider in a story on “IITs and NITs will now be ranked on how many women they educate and employ”. Neeti Sharma has been quoted as “This will definitely give a much needed thrust to the inclusion of women in academia. However a key challenge will be to define the terms of how institutions will effectively measure gender equality. They should not merely execute gender equality on paper, rather it should ensure inclusion in education and employment.”

 

TeamLease is featured in Daily Pioneer in a story on “The joys and perils of the gig economy”.

 

TeamLease is featured in Simply Wall St in a story on “Is TeamLease Services (NSE:TEAMLEASE) A Risky Investment?”.

 

Jan 15 - Jan 16, 2020

Sumit Kumar is featured in The Tribune in a story titled “Consumer goods, durables players keen on hiring apprentices”. Sumit Kumar has been quoted as “We are delighted to see the positive conviction among FMCG/D players who are extensively looking at hiring apprentices. The employers are fast realising the potential of apprenticeship to meet their talent requirements. With betterment in ease of doing business, strengthening of product development and distribution capabilities, coupled with rising consumerism, we expect the demand for apprentices to grow stronger.”
 

Neeti Sharma and Sudeep Kumar Sen published a co-authored article in BIS Infotech Magazine titled “With the boost in IoT adoption, skilling becomes very crucial for the industry” in their January 2020 edition.
 

Jan 14, 2020

Sunil C  is featured in The Times of India Ahmedabad, Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune editions in a story on “Political views are fine, but watch your language”

 

Sunil C  is featured in Gadgets Now in a story on “Political views are fine, but watch your language”.
 

Neeti Sharma is featured in Business Insider in a story titled “Bill Gates’ plan to give employees remote working days is a hit with Indian HR managers”. Neeti Sharma has been quoted as “If this itself is brought down by a day, the levels of motivation will increase. Employees may even be willing to put in additional hours in 4 days rather than travel the additional day,”

 

Ajay Shah is featured in Business Insider in a story titled “Bill Gates’ plan to give employees remote working days is a hit with Indian HR managers”.  Ajay has been quoted as “The employees get the advantage of working at their convenient times and when their productivity is higher. At the same time, they are also provided with an environment of trust and autonomy. With happier employees and a more trusting environment, productivity naturally increases,”

 

Ajay Shah is featured in The Week Smart Life Magazine in a story titled ‘Time for a break’.

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is featured in Financial Express in a story on “Budget 2020: E-commerce-related jobs may go up this year if FM Sitharaman focuses on these areas”. Sudeep Sen has been quoted as “Among other two important recommendations include supporting “small and local Kirana stores by freeing up locked up working capital as the economy already dealing with sluggish credit growth and providing more clarity on priority guidelines pertaining to e-commerce.”

 

TeamLease is featured in ET Markets in a story on “ICICI Pru has just offloaded Airtel, Voda; picked bank, power, pharma stocks”.

 

Jan 11 - Jan 13 2020

Manish Sabharwal published an authored article in Mint titled “Why India needs to be reimagined as a digital nation”.

 

TeamLease is featured in Mint in a story on “Why HR Needs To Be Tech_Ready”.

 

TeamLease Skills University is featured in The Arunachal Times in a story on “180 youths selected to undergo skill development trg”.

Jan 09 2020

Ravi Vishwanath is featured in ET Now in a show titled  “Corporate View”

Ravi Vishwanath is featured in ET Markets in a story titled “Temporary staffing okay but general staffing continues to slow down in Q4 too: Teamlease CFO”

Ravi Vishwanath is featured in  Times Now News in a story titled “WATCH: Is the job gloom fading? | Ravi Vishwanat of Teamlease Services To ET NOW”
 

Neeti Sharma is featured in ET Now in a show called “India Development Debate”.

 

TeamLease is featured in Hamara Mahanagar in a story on “Logistics Sector”.

 

Jan 08 2020

Manish Sabharwal is featured in Scroll in a story titled “Why trade unions are pushing back against India’s proposed Industrial Relations Code”. Manish Sabharwal has been quoted as “Currently, 44 labour-related laws enacted by the central government deal with wages, social security, labour welfare, occupational safety and health, and industrial relations. Labour is on the concurrent list, giving both central and state governments the power to legislate, resulting in more than 100 state labour laws. Most companies find it impossible to follow this myriad of laws and find ways to subvert them.”

 

Similarly the following publications have also published the news:

 

·         The Quint

·         Bloomberg Quint

 

Sunil C is featured in The Times Of India featured in a story titled “Political views are fine, but watch your language”. Sunil has been quoted as “One of his clients refused to hire a candidate because that candidate had voiced too many anti-establishment comments online. “Organisations definitely look at the candidates’ online footprint, the people they follow, the people who follow them, the causes they support/oppose, the comments they make, etc. All senior leaders have to represent the brand and it becomes essential to hire a leader with no black mark. You have to be very careful about your online footprint, to the point you even have to check it once in a while to ensure its all clean.”

 

TeamLease is mentioned in The Economic Times in a story on “Recruitment Up at Fund-rich Logistics Firms Looking to Expand Turf”. The story has also been published in Bangalore Mirror as  “Logistics firms are hiring big time”.

 

TeamLease Skill University is featured in The Hans India in a story titled “Explore feasibility of Skill Development varsity: Minister”.

 

Ravi Vishwanath is featured in Industry Global News24 in a story titled “Hiring commonly seen in sectors such as BFSI , Fintech, Banking, FMGC says TeamLease”. Ravi Vishwanath has been quoted as “Companies have resumed hiring, but we haven’t seen a large number of hiring companies as we would usually see. We hope the trickle will increase in the coming quarters, but now Q3 is just a trickle month wasn't the usual hiring you’d see.”

 

Jan 07

Manish Sabharwal is featured in India Spend in a story titled “Why Trade Unions Are Opposing Labour Law Reforms”. Manish Sabharwal has been quoted as “Most companies find it impossible to follow this myriad of laws and find ways to subvert them.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Times Of India (Lucknow Edition) in a story titled “My boss bypasses me and deals directly with juniors”. Rituparna has been quoted as “Are you dealing with a tough boss? Are your colleagues being mean to you? Is your workplace culture hindering your growth? Is there anything that’s bothering you at work, which you’re wary of discussing internally? Talk to us. Our panel of experts will assist you in resolving your workplace related matters .‘AdWise’ will appear on these pages every Thursday to help you with your workplace matters .”

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is featured in Millennium Post featured in a story titled “'Govt measures to boost realty sector, job prospects'. Sudeep Sen has been quoted as "There was a recent government announcement of Rs 25,000 crore special window to provide funding to stalled housing projects to revive the sector and also to help in terms of incremental jobs, that is, employment generation, revival of demand for logistics, cement, iron and steel industries and many other adjacent industries.”

 

Similarly the following publications have also published the news:

 

·         The Hitavada

·         Udayavani

 Kaushik Banerjee in featured in The Times of India has quoted in the story “Recruiters switch hiring tactics”.

 

Neeti Sharma is featured in Times Jobs in a story “Hiring prediction 2020: IT sector to witness a surge in demand for IoT and AI professionals”

 

Sumit Kumar is featured in Industry Global News in a story titled “Fmcgs And Durables Organizations Enlisting Disciples”.

 

TeamLease report is featured in The Economic Times in a story titled “Recruitment Up at Fund-rich Logistics Firms Looking to Expand Turf”

 

TeamLease is featured in Divya Bhaskar in a story titled “World Economy”.

 

 

Jan 04 - Jan 06

Ravi Vishwanath  is featured in CNBC TV18 in a story titled “Plan to exit govt biz over time; hiring largely seen in sectors like BFSI, fintech, retail, FMCG says TeamLease”. Ravi has been quoted as “Companies have resumed hiring but we haven’t seen hiring in large numbers yet like we would normally see. It is just a trickle as of now. We hope the trickle increases in the coming quarters, but as of now Q3 is just a trickle especially more towards November and December; even the festival month of October was not the usual hiring that one would see."

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is featured in The Times of India in a story titled “BSVI shift may push demand for engineering grads by 20%”. Sudeep has been quoted as “With substantial investments made by both suppliers and OEMs in order to upgrade manufacturing facilities there will be need for additional skilled manpower and hence mechanical engineers, automobile engineers, instrumentation engineers and also the support staff in the category of ITI, diploma graduates will see a 15% surge in employment in the first six months post April 2020 and thereon with more adoption and awareness the surge will be 20%.”

 

Sudeep Kumar Sen is featured in The Press Trust of India in a story on “Government measures to boost realty sector, job prospects, say experts”. Sudeep has been quoted as “There was a recent government announcement of Rs 25,000 crore special window to provide funding to stalled housing projects to revive the sector and also to help in terms of incremental jobs, that is, employment generation, revival of demand for logistics, cement, iron and steel industries and many other adjacent industries.”

 

Similarly the following publications have also published the news:

 

·         Business Standard

·         The Financial Express

·         ET Now News

·         Outlook India

·         India TV News

·         News Express

·         Devdiscourse

·         Click Now

 

Sumit Kumar is featured in The Hitavada in a story titled “Fast-moving consumer goods, durables players keen on hiring apprentices”. Sumit Kumar has been quoted as “The employers are fast realising the potential of apprenticeship to meet their talent requirements. With betterment in ease of doing business, strengthening of product development and distribution capabilities, coupled with rising consumerism, we expect the demand for apprentices to grow stronger.”

 

TeamLease is featured in Money Control in a story titled “HDFC Securities handpicks 20 stocks from these 8 sectors for 2020”.

Jan 03

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Times of India in a Q&A column for the story on “My boss bypasses me and directly deals with my juniors”.
 

Sumit Kumar is featured in Industry Global News 24, due to the proactive outreach for a focused story (on the FMCG sector) on the Apprenticeship Outlook Report in a story titled “NETAP presents a comprehensive six-month forecast of trends in apprenticeship hiring in India”., 

 

 

Jan 01 - 02

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Times of India in a Q&A column for the story on “My boss bypasses me and directly deals with my juniors”.

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in Deccan Chronicle in a story on “Job scenarios will change”. Ritu has been quoted in the story as, “Constant investment in wellness of body and mind, and ensuring I honour the commitment to provide employment opportunities to as many young people as possible on one hand and enable growth and scalability of employers on the other, will continue to be my focus in the new year. In the decade gone by, the adoption of technology and digitization was a significant development. In the next decade, rapid formalisation of the labour force, large-scale digitalisation and technology advancements will transform existing jobs and create new ones. My New Year wish is for a change in the narrative from size of workforce to productivity, and a bold yet compassionate India.”

 

Rituparna Chakraborty is featured in The Asian Age in a story titled “Setting sights on a bright future”

 

Sumit Kumar is featured in The New Indian Express in a story on “FMCG/D firms keen on hiring apprentices”. Sumit is quoted in the story as, “We are delighted to see the positive conviction among FMCG/D players who are extensively looking at hiring apprentices. The employers are fast realising the potential of apprenticeship to meet their talent requirements. With betterment in ease of doing business, strengthening of product development and distribution capabilities, coupled with rising consumerism, we expect the demand for apprentices to grow stronger.”

 

Sumit Kumar is featured in Equity Bull also published a story titled “Apprentice hiring sentiment for FMCG/D as high as 45%: TeamLease Skills University”

 

Supaul Chanda is featured in Business Insider India in the story titled, “IT jobs will grow by 10% in 2020 and so will salaries, says Teamlease survey”. Supaul has been quoted in the story as, “This year, there has been sustained growth in the sector which now stands at ₹13 trillion. The government has backed the industry strongly introducing many reforms like the national level programme to enable mainstream adoption of AI and the ease of doing business for IT led start-ups. These have been the key growth drivers for job creation”. 

 

Supaul Chanda is featured in Business Standard in a story on “IT cos to hire 10% more freshers”. Supaul has been quoted in the story as, “We expect the share of fresher hiring to go up to around 35-40 per cent of net hiring in 2020, as compared to 25-30 per cent last year. However, mid-level hiring will continue to remain subdued. Job creation will happen in fresher and junior levels (one-five years of experience).”

 

Neeti Sharma has been featured in a Business Insider India  story on “It takes just three months for a software engineer to become a data scientist. Find out how”.  Neeti has been quoted in the story as, “AI & ML tools are being used across the lifecycle of workflows and projects across organisations. Given that, companies need to hire employees who drive business value from their data and analytics capabilities.”

Dec 31

TeamLease’s Apprenticeship Outlook Report, is featured in The Press Trust of India in a story titled “Fast-moving consumer goods, durables players keen on hiring apprentices: Report”. Sumit has been quoted in the story as, “We are delighted to see the positive conviction among FMCG/D players who are extensively looking at hiring apprentices. The employers are fast realising the potential of apprenticeship to meet their talent requirements. With betterment in ease of doing business, strengthening of product development and distribution capabilities, coupled with rising consumerism, we expect the demand for apprentices to grow stronger.”

 

Similarly the following publications have also carried the news:
 

·         The Economic Times (ET Retail)

·         Business Insider

·         Business Standard

·         Outlook India

·         Devdiscourse

·         India Education Diary

 

Neeti Sharma has been featured in The Education Post with an authored article titled “Coaching isn’t therapy, it’s product development with you as the product”.