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10 ways to retain your employees

Bangalore: Info Tech companies are the ones that suffer from high attrition rates and the growing demand for trained professionals. During and after the global economic recession, enterprises find it difficult to effectively deploy their human resource and systematically plan a workforce infrastructure. This is where employee retention becomes instrumental to the firm.
10 ways to retain your employees
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Obama signs $42 Billion bill to bring Americans back to work

Washington: The National unemployment rate reported was 9.6 percent since August 2009. In order to recover the struggling economy which is reeling under unemployment pressures, Obama signed the $42 billion bill, which will create 500,000 jobs. About $30 billion will go into smaller banks which will be lending loans to businesses. The rest of the $12 million will support business tax breaks to encourage investment, entrepreneurship and hiring.

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Are BP’s Clean-up Workers In Jeopardy?

In the past few weeks, the world has been constantly observing the Gulf Of Mexico oil spill. This is perhaps the world’s worst spill costing BP millions of dollar to control the situation. In between all the chaos, a new problem seems to emerge keeping BP in a tighter position. People have been speculating more on the impact of wild life as well on the shorelines but now according to the federal regulators, [Read More...]

New U.S. rules offer $4 Billion opportunity for Indian IT firms

Mumbai: Indian software firms stand to bag deals worth $4 billion from U.S. firms as the spending on IT by financial services industry is expected to go up due to stronger regulations and reforms in the U.S. The U.S. financial services sector comprises a major chunk of revenues for domestic IT companies, reports Amit Tripathi of DNA.

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Its raining jobs at IT/BPOs! Creates highest number of employment

New Delhi: Employment in the IT/BPO sector has shown the highest increase at 6.9 lakh during 2009-10. Also, the wages for the IT/BPO sector showed the maximum growth of 9.3 percent during the last quarter, according to the sixth quarterly survey by the Ministry of Labour and Employment to assess the effect of the economic slowdown on employment in the country. [Read More...]

Jobs in UK site launched

Jobs Dugg is a new job site for Jobs in UK that has been launched recently. The Internet has simplified almost every aspect of people’s lives. Job hunting is no exception. The site has made the otherwise daunting task of job search very easy and has taken career hunting on the Internet to a new level. The site has specially been designed for those job seekers who are looking for job vacancies and employment opportunities in the United Kingdom.
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PSUs to employ 31,000 more people in 2010-11

New Delhi: Although the Public sector units (PSUs) witness a reduction in their head count in 2008-09 due to voluntary retirement schemes, they have started hiring again and is also expected to touch the 2007-08 level of 15.66 lakh employees this fiscal, reports PTI.
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3 Indian IT majors hire 20k employees in Q4

New Delhi: With improving business conditions pushing their hiring plans, IT majors Infosys, TCS and Wipro hired over 20,000 employees in the January-March quarter. According to human resources experts, IT and IT-enabled services are expected to see a huge jump in hiring this year and major companies in the sector have already set the pace, reports PTI.

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Infy to hire 30,000, promotions for 7500

Bangalore: Infosys Technologies, one of India's top software services exporter, is planning to provide promotion to almost 7500 employees in both middle and lower ranks. Talking to the media after the announcement of its quarterly results S.D. Shibulal, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board also said the promotions will be topped up by wage hikes. He said, "We have announced a wage hike of around 13-17 percent offshore and 2-3 percent onsite" [Read More...]