Startups all set to engineer hiring rush at tech colleges

The upcoming placement season may be muted compared to last year’s recruitment drive, but engineering graduates still have reason to cheer. Startups across sectors are heading to the Indian Institutes of Technology and other engineering colleges to pick the best and brightest of talent. Up for grabs are roles of data analyst, AI engineer, user-experience […]

Hiring in banking sector surges 21% in September

Hiring activity in the banking and financial services sector witnessed a 21 per cent growth during September this year compared to the same period last year, a report by job portal Naukri.com said on Monday. Even as the job market in the country remains “volatile”, Naukri Jobspeak Report, a monthly analysis of job listings on […]

Tata Steel targets 20% women in workforce by 2020

Tata SteelBSE -0.41 % targets to have 20 per cent women in its workforce by 2020 as gender diversity ensures availability of different mindsets to deal with challenges, a top company executive said. “Gender diversity is essential, and not having it can be detrimental to business. A diverse workforce ensures that we have different mindsets […]

Aditya Birla group offers Abof staff to other companies, private label to Flipkart

Aditya Birla Group has approached Flipkart and several other companies to help rehabilitate employees of its soon-to-be-shut online retail venture Abof.com, two people with direct knowledge of the development said. The Mumbai-based conglomerate has also offered to sell Abof’s private label ‘abof ’ to Flipkart, they said. A team of the top ecommerce marketplace’s officials […]