Recruitment via social networking sites on rise: Survey
Recruitment via social networking sites on rise: Survey

Social and professional networking platforms are increasingly emerging as a source for hiring the right talent as well as more number of candidates by recruiters in the country, says a recent survey.

How Facebook avoided costly suits over hiring from rivals

Facebook Inc has emerged as one of the biggest Silicon Valley players not to have agreed with other technology companies to avoid poaching each other`s employees, saving the social-networking giant years of costly litigation.

Hiring Trends - 2014

The upcoming elections and improvement in the global economic conditions are expected to boost hiring in 2014, opines Sangeeta Lala

Talent networks

Just- in- time hiring, social media sourcing and competency mapping are the top trends influencing recruitment practices in India, says Aditya Narayan Mishra.

The right choice

Selecting the right person for the job is important. For if you make a mistake in hiring, the cost of replacing that employee is two and one-half times the person’s annual salary, say human resources experts.

Women only 2 pc of total paramilitary hiring

Women personnel and officers constituted a mere 2 per cent of the more than two lakh troopers recruited by paramilitary forces in the last three years and in the initial few months of 2013, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

UK migrants cap hits hiring of Indian workers

The annual limit on hiring skilled workers from India and other non-European Union nations is already hampering the ability of British employers to fill key positions, according to a new industry study.

Employers optimistic about hiring in coming months

The majority of employers in the country anticipate the creation of new jobs in the coming months of this year, according to two surveys released Tuesday

Mexico drug gang hiring `pretty` hitwomen

A Mexican drug gang is hiring pretty young women to carry out killings to surprise its enemies, a suspected member of the vicious La Linea gang said in a video.

Doordarshan not hiring hands for CWG: Soni

Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday said no new recruitments will be made in Doordarshan -the national network - for the CWG event.

Indian corporate hiring activity dipped 5% in July

Online hiring by Indian corporate companies dropped by 5 percent in July despite a six-month strong momentum in the overall job market, says a recent survey by recruitment services firm Monster India.

CAG to hire around 3,000 people annually

The country`s top auditor CAG on Tuesday said it plans to hire 2,000-3,000 semi-skilled people every
year to handle the increasing work-load.

`Hiring activity soars to pre-downturn levels`

Hiring activity in the country jumped to a record level in April, led by sectors like IT, insurance and banking, which saw recruitment returning to pre-down turn levels, job portal has said.

India Inc upbeat about hiring in Q1: TeamLease

India Inc is increasingly upbeat about its hiring plans across almost all sectors in April-June period this year, led by an improving business outlook, a report by staffing firm TeamLease says.

India Inc likely to lay out jobs bonanza in FY 11: Experts

A windfall awaits those looking for lucrative employment avenues with just four sectors --IT, telecom, banking and healthcare -- expected to generate over five lakh jobs by March next year, experts said.

More and more expats returning home to earn a living: Experts

There has been an upsurge in
hiring of non-resident Indians and expats by companies in the
country in the past two years, thanks to improved
infrastructure and competitive compensation levels, experts

`India Inc may ramp up hiring by 15% in FY`11’

India Inc is likely to witness 10-15 percent increase in hiring in 2010-11, led by the telecom sector which is forecast to provide a whopping over one lakh jobs, global consultancy Ernst & Young has said.

India Inc`s hiring activity up 17 percent in Feb

India Inc`s hiring activity was up 17 percent in February with telecom and auto sectors leading the rebound, a report by leading job portal said.

India Inc upbeat on hiring; 71% cos currently recruiting

India Inc`s hiring activity has increased considerably and the current recruitment level is one of the highest globally, says a survey.

Infosys, TCS to go on hiring spree

With improving business sentiment and revival in IT spends, hiring seems to be back in full swing at software firms like Infosys and TCS.