Deserving Bihar sportspersons to get govt job by June end

There is good news for sportspersons
of Bihar with the state government having completed the
necessary paraphernalia to provide suitable government jobs to
deserving sportsmen.

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.

`40% employees plan to switch jobs in next 6 months’

A significant number of employees are planning to switch their current jobs within the next six months mainly due to prospects of higher salary in other companies, a survey by employment portal said.

`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.

Job ad seeking Indian origin staff sparks race row in UK

A job advertisement by a US IT
major seeking someone "preferably of Indian origin" has
sparked a racism row here with the equality watchdog accusing
the firm of violating British laws.

Listening to cricket commentary on duty can cost your job

Listening to commentary and wilfully skipping duties can prove costly to employees as the Supreme Court has
upheld the 1989 sacking of a railway constable found glued to his radio during duty hours.

Spiderman goes unemployed!

Time to dust off that resume, Spiderman. You`re fired!

GlaxoSmithKline to axe 4,000 jobs in US, Europe

GlaxoSmithKline is to cut up to 4,000 more jobs as it restructures its workforce and focuses increasingly on emerging markets, The Sunday Times reported.

More CEOs plan to hire than fire in 2010: Survey

Business confidence is bouncing back after the sharpest drop in economic activity since World War Two, prompting more industry leaders to start hiring again, according to a survey on Wednesday.

Teacher perches on DD tower demanding regularisation of job

A primary school teacher, who
perched on a Doordarshan tower near Vidhan Sabha on Monday
demanding regularisation of their jobs, has refused to come

Pune most promising for hiring prospects; Delhi disappoints

Most cities in the country have seen a considerable improvement in the hiring outlook, with Pune showing the highest rise for the January to March period in 2010, says a survey.

Acquittal in criminal case can`t get back job: Delhi HC

Acquittal from criminal charges
from court cannot result in reinstatement of a government
employee who is sacked for his alleged involvement in the
crime, the Delhi High Court said on Wednesday.

19% American workers plan to leave current job in 2010: Survey

With the economy showing signs of recovery, many American workers are planning to leave their current job this year to hunt for a new one.

US Dec job cuts fall to lowest in 2 yrs; 1.28 mn laid-off in `09

Job cuts by US employers in December last year fell to their lowest level since the recession began in 2007.

Carla Bruni `accused of nepotism`

France`s glamorous First Lady
Carla Bruni, often accused of meddling in the state`s affairs,
has now landed into a "nepotism" controversy, after her son`s
godfather was recently given a top government job.

264,000 South Asians lost jobs in Gulf: Survey

About 264,000 people from South Asia have lost jobs in the Middle-East on account of the global meltdown, city-based think tank Centre for Development Studies (CDS) has found.

Job street buzzing again; hiring index jumps 8% in Nov

India Inc`s hiring activity picked up significantly in November with a positive trend seen across sectors amid improving business sentiment, a report by leading job portal says.

Nokia plans job cuts through 2010 at Finnish plant

Nokia, the world`s top cell-phone maker, plans to cut jobs at its only Finnish plant in Salo through 2010, a company spokesman said on Sunday.

White House says lagging job growth key to recovery

The White House warned that the recession-plagued US economy, while somewhat improved in recent weeks, will not turn a corner until the soaring unemployment rate declines.

Obama using grab-bag approach to fight recession

Franklin Roosevelt, confronted with the worst economic crisis in the nation`s history, wrote the book on government jobs programs. Since FDR, presidents have been less ambitious because the economic challenges they faced were less severe.