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India Employment Trends and Outlook – 2012

According to the 2012 Employment Survey by well-known HR Services firm Ma Fio Randstad, the sectors publishing most jobs in the country in 2012 are Healthcare, Hospitality and IT/ITeS. These three sectors will together create more than 7.31 lakh new jobs in the country, out of the total 1.6 million new jobs estimated to be created in the organized sector this year. The exact breakup of the top 3 sectors is as follows: Healthcare (273,571 jobs), Hospitality (230,213 jobs) and IT/ITES (227,328 jobs). Apart from these, the other sectors optimistic about hiring in the year 2012 are Non-machinery Manufacturing (such…

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Career, Trends

India Employment Trends – 2011

55 Million Jobs by 2015 For those who are not aware, only 39 people out of every 100 in India is employed. If we take the rate at which population is rising, we would need at least 55 million more jobs to maintain only that ratio by 2015! These are the findings of CRISIL, a known house in the field of research. The study is based on a recently released National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) data on employment in India. Total employment includes jobs as well as self-employment. Key Points of the survey Employment intensity – the number of employed…

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Employment Outlook 2011

The employment market shows signs of stability in Q2 of 2011-2012, according to a recent survey by a known HR Services Company in India. The report says that the July-September 2011 business quarter will see moderation or settling down as compared to rapid growth during the earlier quarters. Some Highlights Junior Level segment showed the highest and fastest bent to get hired in the past quarters while middle segment showed a single-digit negative growth Organisations surveyed expected an average 12.7 % salary hike for all employees across industries in 2011. 94% respondents said the coming quarters will see aggressive recruiting…

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Career, Interviews, Resume Writing, Trends

Cool Resumes vs. LinkedIn Profiles vs. Resumes that Sell

Getting that job is undoubtedly the single most important thing in the mind of any professional looking for a change. How (s)he gets it, is the least important. Candidates today are much bolder in their approach towards employers and employment offers and at times do not flinch when posting their creative applications for jobs. As I browse the internet, I see many articles being written on the use of creative resumes and linked in applications. Let’s try to understand how each of these approaches present your case for candidature to any employer. Cool Resumes Business Insider writes an article on how…

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Great Places to Work – India 2011

For continuing success, companies need the best talent and to retain this talent they need a workplace culture that empowers, entertains and engages. To capture this spirit, The Economic Times and Great Place to Work Institute recently joined hands to find out and honour the best workplaces; companies that realized that employees are their most valuable assets and went that extra mile to care for its employees. Prasenjit Bhattacharya, CEO, The Great Place to Work Institute, India, said that the key learnings that emerged from the survey were that great places to work institutionalise some very basic aspects of work…

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