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Indian Employers rank stress number one lifestyle risk factor
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Indian employers are ahead of their Asia Pacific counterparts in developing strategies to manage work-related stress as one in every three employers instituted stress management programmes last year and an almost equal number plan to do so this year, says a survey. According to...

How indian CEOs are transplanting learnings from their Indian stints
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After having lived in the UK for three years in the 1990s as part of Unilever, Bharti Retail CEO Raj Jain got a call from Whirlpool in Shanghai to lead its product development and marketing in the region. Later, he became President of Emerging Markets based in China. For...

Indian workforce prefers stability over career progression

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Microsoft emerged as the most attractive employer in India at the Randstad 2014 awards held in New Delhi on Wednesday. Conducted by HR solutions firm Randstad, the awards were instituted globally by Randstad, and aim to encourage best practices for talent attraction...

Slow growth and attrition a big concern at Infosys

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Switzerland pushes for minimum wage of $25 per hour

Timesjobs.com

Jasmin Eicher has already axed her sole full-time employee to keep afloat her shop selling cards, candles and paper in a Zurich suburb. If Switzerland approves what would be the world’s highest minimum wage, she says the only option would be to close her door. The Swiss...

Policy boost needed to create jobs, lift economy

Financial Express

Government measures that help generate skills and create employment would be useful for India’s struggling economy, says Charan Singh in a Financial Express report. Singh is RBI chair professor in economics, IIM Bangalore. Signs of trouble are everywhere, he says. First, the general...

OECD suggests subsidies to hire youth 

Business Standard 

The dire unemployment situation in developed economies has prompted the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to call for more government intervention, Business Standard reports. According to the 2013 employment outlook, joblessness is likely to remain high in...

Industry clocks rapid growth overseas

Economic Times 

A study by the Indian School of Business (ISB) said India’s top transnational companies (TNCs) have recorded double-digit growth in international revenue, assets and employees, Business Standard reports. The extent of this globalisation will only increase as India becomes more integrated with the...

IIP down 1.6% in May; manufacturing growth weak

The Hindu Business Line

The index of industrial production (IIP) fell 1.6 percent in May because of weak performance by the manufacturing sector, The Hindu Business Line reports. The number was significantly lower than the 1.9 percent growth clocked in April and 2.5 percent in May 2012. Manufacturing output...

FM says policies are geared towards growth 

Economic Times

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram invited the U.S. corporate sector to invest in India and defended Indian policies as being growth oriented, Economic Times reports. During a trip to the U.S., the minister invited industry to set up manufacturing bases in India, saying it was in the...