Government's intent in providing jobs to youth doubtful: Congress

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi attacked the government over a media report which claimed that the unemployment rate has gone up in August as rural jobs dipped.

published on : 4th September 2020

Job for locals: States have devised ways to get around constitutional provisions 

The MP government’s move to reserve all jobs for ‘locals’ hasn’t gone down well with certain sections but experts say this is not something new and has been done by other states, too.

published on : 19th August 2020

41 lakh youth lost jobs in India due to COVID-19 impact, says ILO-ADB Report

Even before the COVID-19 crisis, youth in Asia and the Pacific faced challenges in the labour market, resulting in high unemployment rates.

published on : 18th August 2020

Hiring activity improves by 33 per cent in June compared to May: report

When it comes to decline, Mumbai saw a decline by 56 per cent, followed by Delhi (-54 per cent) and Chennai (-52 per cent).

published on : 8th July 2020

Hiring rose in 46 US states in May yet jobless rates still high

Unemployment rates fell in 38 states, rose in three and were largely unchanged in nine, the Labor Department said Friday.

published on : 20th June 2020

Centre undertakes skill mapping to help workers get work opportunities closer to homes

'We have assessed that skilled professionals can earn up to 9 per cent more, while those who complete certifications can earn almost 15 per cent more than unskilled workers,' said an official.

published on : 10th June 2020

UP inks MoUs with industry bodies to create jobs for 11 lakh migrants

These MoUs are an answer to those who were skeptical about the task of providing 11 lakh jobs to skilled and semi-skilled labourers, UP MSME minister Sidharth Nath Singh said.

published on : 29th May 2020

April jobs data to show epic losses and soaring unemployment

Swonk notes that several million unauthorized immigrants who weren't able to file for unemployment benefits were nevertheless probably laid off last month.

published on : 7th May 2020

India to witness 7.12 per cent rise in job creation in October-March: Report

Positive hiring outlook was reported in sectors like healthcare & pharmaceuticals, information technology, e-commerce and tech start-ups, educational services, KPO, power and energy, and logistics.

published on : 9th December 2019

Telecommunications sector could generate 30 lakh jobs by 2018: Assocham-KPMG

The study said the existing manpower in the sector may not match up to the upcoming demand, both in numbers and required skill sets.

published on : 17th August 2017

'Some' jobs may be cut: Microsoft

Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganizing its global sales operations.

published on : 6th July 2017