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Campus compensation: Companies prefer to link pay to performance

NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: The uncertain economic climate has compelled organizations to alter their approach towards campus compensation by reducing the fixed component and becoming aggressive in pay ­for ­performance and joining bonus, reveals the latest Aon Hewitt Campus Study. The objective is two-fold...Read More

Leader’s talk: Nina Lekhi, Founder & CEO Baggit

“ Leadership is not wielding authority- it is empowering people ”, Beeky Brodin.  Leadership is not only about holding a prime position, it’s much more than that. A leader is someone who has a vision and a passion to make things happen. TimesJobs brings to you exclusive interviews of industry maestr...Read More

5 employment rights that every employee must know about

By Sukriti Yaduwanshi The law in India has several provisions to safeguard the interests of employees. Although there are no specific laws that govern private employment in India, there are certain rights which are applicable to all the employees in India. Arun Shukla, employed with a multi-national...Read More

Managerial jobs to become redundant with the onset of AI

By Vikalp Jain Technology is changing the way organizations function. Rapid advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies are causing shifts that impact both employers and employees alike. The discussion on automation and its implications for the workforce is well documen...Read More

The Indian perspective: Japanese firm’s initiative of paid leaves for non-smokers

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI Six days of paid leaves to non-smokers! Yes, you read it right! According to news reports, Piala Inc, a Japan based firm has stimulated a debate after it introduced the initiative of giving paid leaves to their employees who do not smoke. As per the news reports, the incidence cam...Read More

Study suggests: Recruiters prefer attractive people for well-paying jobs

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI Our personalities play an important role in cracking an interview. Being confident and smart is the card we play as job seekers. You would be surprised to know that being attractive or unattractive also is one factor considered in the process of hiring. Yes, you read it right! For...Read More

Hiring a successful leader: Pallavi Jha, Chairperson and MD, Dale Carnegie Training India

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI It takes an expert’s eye to scrutinize and select the right candidate to hire the best resource for the organization. The task becomes more challenging when one has to hire a candidate for higher designation. TimesJobs interviewed Pallavi Jha, Chairperson and MD, Dale Carneg...Read More

Life insurance industry is hiring aggressively, here is how you can join it

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI At the end of 2017, India’s hiring market did record positivity across various industries. Private life insurance companies witnessed a whopping growth of 37% in H1FY18 as compared to 20% in H1FY17. The job market’s indices are soaring at the beginning of New Year. The...Read More

Decoding: Mid-career crisis of a professional

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI A mid-career crisis can happen to anyone. It can hit even those who objectively have the most fulfilling jobs. When it does, it inflicts pain on the individual and causes productivity losses for employers. Yet, the phenomenon remains stigmatised and under-researched, leaving cruci...Read More

Advantages of online recruitment for employers

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI Online recruitment techniques have become the most widely used hiring method by recruiters. Many companies are currently using online recruiting strategies, and a growing number are favouring social media as a means of sourcing new employees. Professional networking platforms have...Read More

Impact of mergers and acquisitions on employees

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI The business industry witnessed a lot of major happenings in 2017. Right from Vishal Sikka’s resignation to various mergers and acquisitions. The mergers and acquisitions play a major role on the activities of the organisations. However, the impact of mergers and acquisition...Read More

Budget 2018: Reactions from recruitment experts

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI The Union Budget 2018 focused on agriculture, women employees, infrastructure and building a better healthcare space. All of this is pegged to eventually create a lot of jobs in the long run. TimesJobs presents you the expert’s reactions from the recruitment space . The unio...Read More

Freelance jobs on a rise in India

SUKRITI YADUWANSHI More than 50% of the working population in India comprises of the millennials. The ‘TimesJobs Hiring & Engaging Gen Z’ survey suggests that employees of the current generation prefer that their work is digitalised, and this is driving them towards freelancing. The ...Read More

Leadership lessons for 2018: Avoid these 5 traits that make you a bad leader

AKANKSHA.PRIYA Who does not want be a ‘great’ leader? Be it work or life – most of us harbour a desire to be an effective and popular leader. While one must certainly strive to be ‘that’ leader, it also helps to know the qualities that are required to be a good leader. ...Read More

Mercer joins hands with edX to provide online learning solutions to employers

Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth, and career, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), and edX, the leading nonprofit online learning destination, announced today that they have formed a strategic alliance bringing together Merc...Read More

Here’s how Marvel Series can teach you work-life lessons too.

 By Akanksha Priya Are you a huge fan of Spider-Man, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine, Doctor Strange and other Marvel Series heroes? They can teach you a great deal about being extraordinary at work too. Let’s take a look at how you can use their inspiration to empower your da...Read More

Does your job require frequent traveling? Know these disadvantages too

AKANKSHA.PRIYA Many jobs require one to travel frequently. This can be on account of finishing business, expanding business, closing sales calls, expanding network, meeting or other purposes. The professions that include a lot of traveling are sales, computer technologists, high-level contract negot...Read More

Hiring a Leader: The role of a business leader

Sanjay Kumar , CEO, Elior It is a moot point whether leaders are born or made, but there is no denying – at least in the modern-day business environment – that it is their responsibility to develop future leaders, who will go on to assume positions of increasing complexity and scope. We ...Read More

5 ways to make the most of a networking event

Networking events can often be very useful for meeting new people and expanding your professional contact base, but such program are not just about exchanging business cards and shaking hands. Brinda Dasgupta talks to experts to find out how to turn meetings with people at networking events into las...Read More

5 ways to improve team morale after disappointing appraisals

When the annual performance rating or salary revision is not up to an employee’s expectations, it may impact morale and lead to lower productivity at the workplace. Brinda Dasgupta finds out ways for senior leaders to keep employees engaged at such times and help them maintain their enthusiasm...Read More

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