Hike in Hiring in 2015 Quarter 4
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Title : “Keep your CVs ready, it will be raining jobs in Q4”   Source : Economic Times   Jobseekers, it’s time to update your resumes! According to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, many Indian employers are going to be more aggressive about their hiring in 2015’s fourth quarter. Retail and logistics sectors are ramping up for the […]

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Is poor spoken English holding you back from landing a job?
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Source: Economic Times Title: “How English-speaking skills are keeping Indian engineers away from their dream job”   You may have aced your degree but if you are not able to communicate with your interviewer, you are not going to get that job you want. Poor spoken English seems to be the most common obstacle between Indian […]

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Weird Interview Questions and How to Answer Them
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Source: Forbes   Title: “How To Respond To Bizarre Job Interview Questions”   More and more companies are following Google’s trend of asking weird interview questions.   “Describe the colour yellow to a blind person.” “What would you do if you were the only survivor in a plane crash?” “If you woke up and had 2,000 unread […]

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Significant Growth in Online Recruitment
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Source: Economic Times   Title: “Online recruitment registers a 32% YoY growth in June 2015”   It’s the age of internet. If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past couple of years, you might have noticed that online recruitment is now on the rise.   But it looks like we might have […]

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How to snap out of the job search rut
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Source: Stanford University Career Development Center   Title: “The Secret to Escaping Your Job Search Rut”   Now that the excitement of graduating college has come down a little, you’re left facing yet another big decision. Your first job! Many of your friends might have already been placed through campus recruitment and that just adds to the […]

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Are assignments replacing jobs?
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Source: Times of India   Title: “Permanent job passé, work for multiple companies”   As roles are becoming more and more defined, the trend that is steadily carving a place for itself in today’s corporate world is the use of interim executives. More and more companies are slowly opening up to the idea of employees working […]

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Why are you not converting your interviews?
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News source: Forbes   Title: “3 Reasons You Keep Getting Interviews, But No Offers”   Your CV might be impressive but if you seem to be failing more than a couple of job interviews, then it might be time to re-evaluate how you tackle them.   You may have the right skills required for the […]

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CEOs on Talent Shortage and Changing Hiring Strategies
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News Source: Business Standard   Title: “Skills gap forcing CEOs to change hiring strategy: PwC”   A survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) states that skill shortage is the biggest threat to businesses.   It has been a persistent problem in the country and although the government has taken several steps towards the skill-development, businesses continue to […]

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“Leveraging India’s Human Capital”
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News Source: Moneylife   Title: Leveraging India’s Human Capital   We are already aware that there are millions of youth entering the job market every year. But is it the lack of jobs or the lack of skills that is making this a bumpy road for the youth?   A recent article published in www.moneylife.in […]

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Is Your Startup Hiring The Right Candidate?
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News Source:  www.iamwire.com   Title: Trends and Developments in Hiring Entry Level Workers in Indian Startups 2015   The startup boom in India is exciting news not just for your average techie. The operational demands of these companies, technical and non-technical, have opened the floodgates to a large number of entry-level blue and white collar jobs […]

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3 Things To Do Instead Of Lying On Your Resume
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News Source: Economic Times   Title: India ranks fourth in APAC in terms of resume fraud   It can be tempting to exaggerate just a little in your resume. Add a few extra accomplishments here and some achievements there. But, the big question is, should you?   HR managers nowadays do a more serious background check on […]

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Talent Shortage Continues To Affect Businesses In India
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News source: Economic Times   Title: Finding right talent tough but companies better off than last year: Survey   9% of Indian employers have reported that “talent shortages are hurting their business”.   It is not a new problem in this country.   A short excerpt: “The world has experienced a global recession, an uneven recovery, […]

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