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- Karnataka tops list of states seeking skilled workforce to resume industrial activities 11/08/2020Data from Aseem portal of the skills ministry shows 64,689 candidates have been offered jobs in less than a month with highest demand for workers in logistics (44.3% of the posted vacancies), tourism and hospitality (18.1%), telecom (11.9%), construction (6.4%) and IT-ITes (4.6%), suggesting quick revival in these sectors post the lockdown. Of this, 6,281 […]
- New rule coming? You may soon be eligible for gratuity even without 5 years on the job 10/08/2020Under current rules, an employee has to work for a company/organisation for five continuous years to be eligible for gratuity payment. According to reports, there is now a push in govt circles to cut the five-year criterion to a shorter period — between one and three years.
- Ecommerce drives spurt in temporary hiring 09/08/2020Apart from ecommerce, the other big segments recruiting temporary staff in sales, advisory, content development etc include health insurance companies and insurance aggregators followed by edtech sector, leading to creation of more jobs at a time when most industries continue to reel under the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.