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Sep 10, 2019
Just 19% employers in India bullish on hiring in October-December quarter; softer job outlook prevails in several markets: SurveyChinese employers reported a cautious hiring climate in the coming quarter, as a net four percent employers anticipate a rise in their staff numbers -- their weakest outlook in two years.
Aug 13, 2019
Demographic danger: India's population is not just exploding, it's happening in a way that threatens the nation's productivityKerala’s working-age population will experience a sharp fall from 56.2% in 2021 to 52.8% in 2041, while Tamil Nadu’s workforce size would shrink by 2.8% during the two decades starting from 2021.
Aug 08, 2019
TIFF 2019 Platform line-up unveiled; Julie Delpy's My Zoe, Alice Winocour's Proxima among films set for world premiereSarah Gavron’s Rocks is scheduled to open this section in TIFF 2019
Jul 05, 2019
#MeToo in India: Speaking up against non-sexual harassment should be the next logical step for the movementAre women in India dropping off the workforce because of bullying and bias? Speaking up about non-sexual harassment at work should be the most logical next step for the MeToo movement in India, and all over the world.
Oct 31, 2018
Poor investment in upskilling employees makes automation futile, big companies lagging in developing training programmes: ReportIn the majority of companies (58 percent), automation is not yet meeting executives' desired goals of increased productivity, said the report
Aug 02, 2018
UAE's 90-day amnesty programme gets robust response on first day with debt-laden foreign workers lining upOver 15,000 illegal Indians in the United Arab Emirates will hopefully take advantage of the 90-day amnesty window as of 1 August
Aug 01, 2018
UAE launches three-month visa amnesty programme; scheme aimed at helping illegal foreign workers return homeThe UAE said that labourers from countries like India will benefit from the amnesty scheme, which will facilitate a smooth return to their home countries.
Jul 07, 2017
GST may take shine off gold demand in short-term as small-scale retailers struggle to adapt: WGCThe WGC continued to remain cautious for 2017, expecting consumers to buy between 650-750 tonnes gold, an increase from the 666 tonnes purchased in 2016.
Mar 27, 2017
Job automation will push 4 people out of 10 out of jobs by the end of 2021Automation is the new norm across sectors and will affect the bottom of pyramid so much so that four out of every 10 jobs globally would be lost due to this by 2021, experts say.
Mar 08, 2017
Organisations betting on inclusive talent brand: PwC reportHaving a diverse and inclusive workforce is no longer just a talent imperative but a business one as well.