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More Workers, Fewer Jobs in World's Fastest Growing Economy

Sep 2: It's been two years since India emerged as the world's fastest-growing major economy, but the rapid expansion has done little to improve the lot of Ashok Kumar.

Parked up and sitting on the kerb, the 25-year-old truck driver is going nowhere fast. He is the sole breadwinner for the...

Quality education focus of New Education Policy: Javadekar

Mumbai, Aug 20: Asserting that education is fundamental to bringing social change in society, Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said, the government is giving final touches to the New Education Policy, which will lay thrust on quality education for all.

The minister said suggestions on the draft...

Cisco Systems To Lay Off Nearly 14,000 Employees: Report

Aug 17: Cisco Systems Inc is laying off about 14,000 employees, representing nearly 20 percent of the network equipment maker's global workforce, technology news site CRN reported, citing sources close to the company.

San Jose, California-based Cisco is expected to announce the cuts within the next few weeks, the report said,...

3,000 jobs to get affected post RBS project scrap: Infosys

New Delhi, Aug 16: Infosys has said it will ramp-down about 3,000 jobs following Royal Bank of Scotland's decision to cancel the project to set up a separate bank in the UK.

RBS announced last week that it will not pursue its plan to separate and list a new UK standalone bank, Williams &...

Indian students going to UK, US varsities to go up by 50 pc

Singapore, Aug 11: The number of Indian students going overseas for under-graduate and post-graduate studies is expected to increase by 50 per cent over the next five years due to a manifold increase in their family incomes, a placement expert said here today.

"We see, conservatively, a 50 per cent increase in Indian students...

Job opportunities to grow fastest in India: CFO survey

New Delhi, Apr 4: Job opportunities in India are expected to grow at the fastest pace globally as 78 per cent of finance leaders believe that growth in existing businesses will add to the creation of jobs, says a survey.

According to the survey by American Express, carried out in partnership with CFO Research,...

TCS Ranked as Top Employer in Europe for Third Year

London, Mar 10: Tata Consultancy Services has been named as the top employer in Europe for the third consecutive year by a top employers certification agency, citing the Indian IT major as an "exceptional performer" in nine core human resources areas.

TCS, the leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has been certified as top employer in eight...

42% 'Highly Engaged' Indians May Quit Jobs in Two Years: Report

Feb 13: A study about the trends in global workforce reveals some frightening statistics for Indian employers. 42 per cent "highly engaged" employees in India could potentially leave their jobs in next two years, says Towers Watson, an American firm that specializes in human resource consulting.

"The findings very clearly indicate that engagement does not...

Final stamp on US academics teaching in India likely during Obama's visit

New Delhi, Jan 18: International academicians could be paid as high as USD 12,000 for a 20-day teaching session in institutes here under a government sponsored-programme to help students across the streams get exposure to the best of faculties from abroad.

They would teach in centrally-funded educational bodies like IITs and...

Over 50% job aspirants unhappy with application process

Mumbai, Dec 14: With most of the companies treating recruiting exercise with an element of indifference, only half of respondents globally, including India, were satisfied with their recent experience of job application process, a survey has found.

"Only half of respondents globally were satisfied with their recent experience of the job application process. In...