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Seven things to never, ever say or do in a job interview

While it is difficult to find a job, the tougher task is to crack the interview. Interviews can be a nerve-racking experience for most of the job seekers. The very thought of facing a panel of professionals throwing…

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Five ways to find a new job

1) Landing yourself the right one Job hunting can be a challenging affair even at the best of times. It takes a lot of groundwork and rigorous follow-up to land yourself the right one. Sreeradha D Basu gets…

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Talent assessments to retain employees rise by 114%: Report

Shortage of skilled manpower has forced companies to focus on attracting and retaining best talents,and in turn has led to rise in talent assessments by 114 per cent from 2016 to 2017, according to a report. Another reason…

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Singapore e-Government to implement skill development programmes in India

The Singapore e-Government Leadership Centre (eGL) at the National University of Singapore’s Institute of Systems Science (NUS-ISS) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, government of India have come together to…

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Skill gaps make it difficult to attract right talent:

With several industries facing skill gaps, most businesses are facing difficulty finding the right talent, with the right industry knowledge, according to a report. “Only a quarter (23 per cent) of businesses felt they find it easy to…

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How to tackle the generation gap

To build a strong team and organisation, focus on what the different generations share Managing the multi-generational landscape in today’s organisations can be a daunting task. Millennials are now in our workforce in large numbers and are rapidly…

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Switching jobs gets highly rewarding for employees

Switching jobs just got more rewarding. Recruiters say a middle management-level employee can expect up to 50% jump in pay packet by joining a new company while juniorlevel employees will get 20-35% hikes, as companies across sectors step…

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Techies get top dollar for niche lingo

If you’re a programming ace in Clojure, Erlang and Haskell, then you would be earning top dollars in India, according to the latest developer survey by Stack Overflow, an online community for developers. This small, exclusive club of…

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Companies in India to recruit more permanent employees: Report

Companies in India are likely to recruit more permanent employees than contractual workers in the times ahead, a report said here on Tuesday. “The results suggest that recruitment drives will focus more on filling permanent roles, as opposed…

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Companies look to reinvent employee performance evaluation: Survey

Performance management systems across corporate India are in a state of flux, with 67% of companies saying they have reviewed and effected major changes in their performance evaluation systems over the last two to three years, according to…

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