Why India needs more events like Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) being held at Hyderabad—where Ivanka Trump, Advisor to US President Donald Trump is leading an American delegation—promises to “highlight India’s enabling environment for innovation and entrepreneurship – including actions by the government to increase the ease of doing business, eliminating unnecessary regulations, and supporting startups” as the host Niti Aayog […]

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 […]

MNCs dig into Indian talent pool to fill global roles

Indian talent is going places as an increasing number of professionals are grabbing top jobs in the corporate world globally. The trend isn’t new but the movement has intensified of late with leading multinationals across sectors more inclined than ever to elevate Indian executives to international roles. The past year alone has seen more than […]