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Demand for skilled data analysts increasing: SAS India TimesJobs Owing to lack in availability of skilled data analysts in the country to cater to booming analytics segment, there will be a huge demand for such personnel in future, an official of SAS India today said. “Data plays an important role in modern day and there is a huge gap of manpower in India and Click here to read more Coal India subsidiary to reinstate 122 employees...
Human Resources Today - A new calling? How powerful is a good idea if it has minimum impact? How effective is your pipeline of well qualified managers without appropriate training to become quality leaders? All of those on one side of the fence would go on to articulate that HR today is a one stop solution to most complex business problems. As Kevin Robinson once said, “Human resources are like natural resources; they're often buried deep. You...
India needs labour-intensive industrialisation: Pranab Bardhan TimesJobs Eminent economist Pranab Bardhan today said the country requires a massive labour-intensive industrialisation to create more opportunities. “I am in favour of labour law reforms. The new government has already taken steps to change it but I think the country needs massive labour-intensive industrialisation,” Bardhan, professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of...
PwC: CEOs believes skills gap biggest threat to business growth TimesJobs More organisations globally are planning to go on a hiring spree over the next 12 months but are concerned that they will not be able to find qualified candidates, a PwC report says. As many as 63 per cent of the CEOs surveyed for the report said that availability of key skills is the biggest Click here to read more India’s allied health professionals strength is 5...
Nissan CEO: Japan female bosses goal too ambitious TimesJobs Nissan’s chief executive, who has long made a point of promoting women to management positions, said the Japanese prime minister’s plan to boost female bosses to 30 per cent by 2020 is too ambitious. The participation of women in Japan’s workforce is very low by developed nation standards. Women make up 2.9 per cent of Click here to read more Recruitment in aviation sector on the...
Infosys CEO-designate looks to engage employees, crowdsource ideas TimesJobs Vishal Sikka’s first major move at Infosys has been directed at improving employee engagement, sorely needed now given the record high employee attrition levels and the criticality of employee morale in implementing whatever plans he has. The company has sent a video message from the CEO-designate, and a letter signed by COO U B Pravin Click here to read more...
Hiring former employees beneficial: Study TimesJobs Employers, take note! Recruiting former employees may be less risky than hiring newcomers as they understand the key components of the organisation’s work structure and culture, new research suggests. According to two studies co-written by a University of Illinois expert, organisations of all types are beginning to recognise and embrace the value of recruiting and Click here to read more...
Increased working hours good idea: CJ Lodha TimesJobs Dispelling doubts of lawyers’ bodies on his proposal to increase court’s working hours to reduce pendency of cases, Chief Justice of India R M Lodha today said that the proposal was successfully first tried in Patna High Court when he was heading it. Justice Lodha said that after getting Bar Associations of Patna High Court Click here to read more 42% see company portal before taking up...
Indo-American new CIO of top US varsity TimesJobs Indian-American Viji Murali, an IT veteran in higher education, has been named as the chief information officer and vice provost of Information and Educational Technology at a prestigious university in the US. “University of California Davis is incredibly fortunate to recruit someone with Viji’s experience and expertise. She is a leader in her field, and Click here to read more Katoch...
Budget 2014: Govt’s emphasis to create 5 mn jobs TimesJobs With the government putting strong emphasis on job creation, experts today said measures proposed in the union budget can help create 5-8 million jobs in next 3-4 years across various sectors. “India today needs a boost for job creation. Our manufacturing sector in particular needs a push for job creation,” Finance Minister Arun Click here to read more Budget focus on MSME sector...