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Kochi Startup Village to have 2,000 IT firms


September 18th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said that in three years, 2,000 IT firms will be incubated at the Startup Village in Kochi, which has already ... Read more...

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TCS gets Rs.103 crore Bengal contract


September 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday awarded a Rs.103 crore contract to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for designing and implementing ICT solutions for the rural employment guarantee ... Read more...

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Four nabbed for duping railway job seekers


August 25th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Four people were arrested here for duping over 100 unemployed people of Rs.2 crore on the pretext of getting them jobs in the Indian Railways, ... Read more...

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Study reveals that jobseekers have been startled by weird questions


August 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forty percent of the jobseekers have been asked a weird question during their job interview. This is according to a study that has been conducted by ... Read more...

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Job seekers at Maruti’s Manesar plant prey for agents, touts


August 18th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 18 (IANS) As Maruti Suzuki announced the termination of over 500 permanent workers and restoration of operations at its Manesar plant from Aug 21, job aspirants in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian management students prefer public sector jobs: Study


July 16th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian management students prefer to work in public sector firms over private ones due to secure employment environment and high future earnings, followed by MNCs ... Read more...

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Canada’s unemployment rate falls


July 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 7 (IANS) Canada's jobless rate fell slightly in June as fewer people were looking for work, Statistics Canada reported. The country's national data collection and analysis agency said ... Read more...

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Goa aim to convert students from job seekers to job givers


June 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) A move is under way in Goa, a state where the service industry accounts for half of its income and provides 40 percent employment, to evangelise ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New York unveils digital map to help job seekers


May 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled an online map aimed at helping job applicants find employment in local technical and digital media businesses.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM assures justice for dead northeast students


May 10th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday assured a delegation from the northeast of maximum efforts by the government to deliver justice in the death of ... Read more...

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No recovery in sight for global labour market: UN


May 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 1 (IANS) A new UN report Monday warned that despite signs that economic growth has resumed in some regions, the global employment situation is alarming and shows ... Read more...

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Web celebrities banned from Chinese TV shows


April 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Chinese authorities have prohibited web celebrities and people involved in scandals from appearing as guests on TV shows.The ban has been imposed by the State Administration ... Read more...

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Unemployment rises in Spain


April 4th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS/EFE) The number of people in Spain without jobs grew by 38,769 last month to more than 4.75 million, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Tuesday.It ... Read more...

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Unemployment in France goes up


March 27th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 27 (IANS) Jobless rate in France inched up by 0.2 percent in February for the 10th successive month, as tepid economic growth slowed job creation in the eurozone ... Read more...

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Bengal to provide facilities to job-seekers


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday announced the creation of an 'Employment Bank', its flagship programme, to provide a common platform among job-seekers, employers and placement agencies."I ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad lawyers end strike


March 21st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 21 (IANS) Lawyers here called off their three-day-old strike after police slapped a case against a government clerk caught by a lawyer-leader while taking money from job seekers.The ... Read more...

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China faces huge employment challenges


March 7th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China faces huge employment challenges in 2012 brought about by a large number of job seekers and unbalanced job market, a minister said Wednesday.Chinese cities and ... Read more...

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‘14 million job seekers to move out of northeast by 2021′


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A staggering 14 million people are expected to move out of India's northeastern states between 2011 and 2021 in search of jobs elsewhere in the country, ... Read more...

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More foreign workers pour into China


January 21st, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) China is attracting more and more foreign job seekers as its economy shines amid the global slowdown.Nearly 600,000 expatriates live in China, according to the latest ... Read more...

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Train to real India: On road to entrepreneurship


January 8th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) One train, 450 youngsters, 15 days, 7,000 km and 13 stops. Overwhelming as the journey sounds, it proved life-changing for those who undertook it, exploring ... Read more...

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French unemployment reaches record high in November


December 27th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 27 (IANS) The number of jobless people in France hit a record high in November, as the country faced a double threat of spiralling debt crisis and weak ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts trade fair for Dalit entrepreneurs


December 16th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) A three-day trade fair featuring 170 stalls representing businesses of Dalit entrepreneurs from across India was inaugurated here Friday by Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej.The ... Read more...

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NRI body opposes move to tax long stay in India


November 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The largest umbrella organization of overseas Indians has urged the Indian government to withdraw a proposal to impose tax on non-resident Indians staying over 60 days ... Read more...

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Scars, birthmarks stigmatise job seekers


November 11th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Birthmarks, scars and other facial disfigurements are more likely to disqualify a person in job interviews.The findings show that interviewers recalled less information about these candidates, ... Read more...

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India launches scheme for slum-free cities


November 8th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The government has launched a programme to rid Indian cities of slums by providing new dwelling units to squatters on payment of a part of ... Read more...

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Goa’s NRI office to help migrant workers


October 13th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 13 (IANS) Goa's commissionerate of Non Resident Indian (NRI) affairs Thursday said it will tie up with other central government agencies and Indian embassies to intervene in cases ... Read more...

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Two held for duping 1,000 people over jobs


October 13th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A retired Indian Army personnel and a woman from Assam were arrested here for duping thousand of people across the country on the pretext of ... Read more...

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Monster India launches professional networking application for Facebook


October 4th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Leading online recruitment firm Monster India Tuesday launched a networking application, BeKnown, which allows Facebook users to establish a professional network on the world's ... Read more...

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Kochi IT park sets up helpline


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 23 (IANS) In the wake of reports that some training firms were guaranteeing employment at Infopark in return for pursuing their courses, the IT park here has launched ... Read more...

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Goa sets up panel against fake recruitment agents


September 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The Goa government has formed a high level committee to protect aspirants seeking jobs abroad from being duped by fake agents.The committee will be headed by ... Read more...

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Kerala government staff want retirement age raised


September 1st, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 1 (IANS) Representatives of Kerala government employees Thursday sought their retirement age raised from the current 55 years even as the state has 4.3 million educated unemployed.At a ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel favours dole to jobless youths


September 1st, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has suggested allowance for registered unemployed youths in the country.The parliamentary panel on labour and employment also said a strategy should be ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to send workers to Iraq through government


August 30th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) Bangladesh has decided to send workers to Iraq under government arrangements and not through private agencies in a bid to avoid malpractices, a minister has said.Currently, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s married job seekers need to give wedlock proof


August 8th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Married people in Meghalaya now have to present wedlock certificates to apply for jobs and driving licences, an official said Monday."It is now mandatory for people ... Read more...

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Himachal court offers relief to aspiring teachers


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Taking a serious note of postal delays, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday told the state government to let two aspiring teachers appear in an exam ... Read more...

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