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Unemployment rate shoots up by 7% between November and December; urban areas take bigger hit

This is the highest rate of unemployment in India in the last four months. The last highest was recorded this year in August

Published on 3rd January 2022

Uttarakhand: CM Dhami honours open university students with gold medals in Haldwani

Dhami also organised an employment fair Jai Udyog Jai Vyapaar for the youth and said that his government is committed to promoting the idea of Vocal for Local 

Published on 29th December 2021

Karnataka HC to stay GO making Kannada a compulsory language in colleges if the gov't doesn't reconsider 

The state's Advocate-General argued that the language may be needed when students seek employment in the state

Published on 27th October 2021

Will making Kannada compulsory under NEP widen the urban-rural divide? Lecturers weigh in 

Even as an optional, students would choose a skill-based course over language, as the latter would not be seen as a value addition in terms of employment, said another lecturer

Published on 16th October 2021

#ThrowbackToday: Continuing to suffocate in the tight grip of unemployment

In today's #TBT, we bring up one instance that shows the rate of unemployment rates in India. This happened about five years ago in the state of Uttar Pradesh

Published on 18th September 2021

India's battle against child labour could last a century, child trafficking harder to track now, says Nodal director of Childline

The loss of employment for parents due to the COVID pandemic, clubbed with the closure of schools, have seen an unprecedented number of children being trafficked for labour

Published on 11th September 2021

What The FAQ: What is the Gati Shakti project that PM Modi announced on Independence Day?

The 100 lakh crore-project is set to improve the employment opportunities of the Indian youth among many other things. Here's all you need to know

Published on 16th August 2021

Unemployment 2021: What can the government do to help jobless Indians?

The country has seen another spike in unemployment over the past two weeks. Even though there is no visible migrant exodus, the situation might drag on for longer. What can the government do?

Published on 31st May 2021

How do we tackle the mismatch of education and posts? 

The youth in the country are struggling against employment, not through demonstration, but in desperation, bagging any job they can land, and setting aside their qualifications

Published on 13th August 2021

Over 5 symptoms in first week of infection may up risk of long COVID

The study published in the Journal of Royal Society of Medicine found that cases of severe COVID impact quality of life, mental health and employment, apart from long-lasting medical complications

Published on 16th July 2021

Odisha HC raps state government for recruiting only retired teachers as "guest teachers", says it disadvantages qualified, unemployed youth

Petitioners against the recruitment had alleged that it was an attempt to deprive unemployed qualified youths employment and a means of earning

Published on 15th July 2021

Google makes significant gains in hiring people of colour, increases number of female employees globally

Google said it has made concrete, global commitments to racial equity company-wide, from hiring criteria to leadership accountability, community investments, and new product creation

Published on 3rd July 2021

iMocha becomes world's largest AI-powered skills assessment platform

The platform is used extensively by its global clientele for pre-employment screening, IT and technical recruiting, university recruitment, lateral hiring, diversity hiring, and upskilling

Published on 25th June 2021

Andhra govt distributes 24L Oxford dictionaries to enhance skills of students

Jagan Mohan Reddy is promoting English to brighten the employment prospects of the students

Published on 23rd June 2021
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Organisations align hiring to scale up for operational roles despite pandemic, finds survey 

According to Indeed's India Hiring Tracker Q4 FY21, as many as two-thirds (64 per cent) of all employers surveyed hired talent during the fourth quarter of 2020-21

Published on 10th June 2021

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