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Indian startups on hiring spree after two years; some looking to double headcount in FY19

Indian startups are on a hiring spree after a lull of almost two years with several of them looking to double headcount next year. More than a dozen startups across sectors such as food, grocery, digital payment, education,…

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Change in the UPSC exam pattern over the years

Over the years, the UPSC civil services exam pattern has undergone a number of changes. From the change in the number of optional papers, the introduction of aptitude-based CSAT paper to an increase in the number of general…

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With skill sets changing at the rate of knots, working professionals will have to be constant learners and exam takers

You must be familiar with the image of a student burning the midnight oil over an upcoming examination. Can you picture a working professional pacing the floor of his living room and poring over a textbook? Here’s a…

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5 Ways to raise performance bar for yourself

It is important to keep learning if you want to keep progressing to the next levels of professional capability. Employees who stop investing in learning and enhancing their skills, or become complacent about their contribution to the workplace,…

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Rajasthan government to soon notify openings for 1.08 lakh government jobs

The Rajasthan cabinet today decided to release notification for 1.08 lakh government jobs in various departments by next month, state parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore said. Briefing the deliberations of the state cabinet, Rathore said the notification of…

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Fixed term employment to trigger job creation: Ficci

The government’s move to extend the facility of hiring workers on fixed term employment to all sectors will boost job creation in the near future, industry body Ficci said today. In a statement, Ficci President Rashesh Shah said…

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What’s the top watch-out in job hunting? Work environment

Four in 10 people lack clarity about what to expect from a job while they are looking for one, and three in 10 are unclear about the best channels of job search, found a TimesJobs survey of 1,200…

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Employees need to re-skill multiple times to stay relevant: Report

For Indian professionals, re-skilling multiple times could be the new normal due to the constant need to upgrade skill-sets to efficiently handle a wide variety of tasks, says a survey. According to a survey by Shine in collaboration…

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Candidates, hiring managers open to freelance jobs: Survey

Freelance roles are on a rise in India and other Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, as people looking for work are more likely to be seeking flexible contract-based roles than traditional permanent full-time roles, says a survey. According to a…

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India job market may expand 20% next financial year

India’s job market is likely to see 15-20% growth in hiring next financial year (2018-19) on improving business outlook and industry confidence supported by GDP growth, according to estimates by recruitment firms. At least half-a-dozen recruitment and staffing…

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