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India Inc poised for the change: Hiring up by 3 per cent: RecruiteX Report

With political uncertainty coming to a conclusion, Hiring went up by 3 per cent during the month of March ’14, according to the latest TimesJobs.com RecruiteX, indicating that India Inc is optimistic about the future. With the Parliamentary Elections promising to quell the economic and political instability in India. Corporates showed signs of recovery and confidence as hiring recovered across key sectors, job hubs and functions. The Indian jobs market which was largely inactive during Jan-Feb ’14 is getting back on track as RecruiteX demand index climbed up to 93 points in March from 90 points recorded in February ’14. Petrochemicals & Project/Infrastructure lead The Project/Infrastructure sector emerged as the top employment generator in March ’14 with a 12 per...
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More Indians choose to work in India due to slowdown: TimesJobs.com study

40 per cent Indians are cautious about moving to the West for jobs due to the economic slowdown, according to a TimesJobs.com study. The study also indicates that highly skilled professionals are returning home seeking the economic opportunities that they once sought abroad. The study further pointed out that 34 per cent still prefer to move to west for a job, while 26 per cent would like to turn entrepreneurs. Out of the total respondents who mentioned that more Indians are seeking job opportunities in India, 28 per cent believe that maximum job opportunities are in IT/Telecom and Manufacturing sector. Nearly 60 per cent of all the organisations also said that they are experiencing an influx of human capital from...
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TechGig launches India’s Biggest Coding Contest: Code Gladiators

India’s First and Biggest – Coding Competition among companies to reward the best coding talent in business April 3, 2014: Renowned for creating the largest community of Techies in India – TechGig has taken the next logical step of getting Corporates involved in the community a big way.. Code Gladiators is going to be a corporate battle – the best talent from IT companies will battle it out to a fight to the finish. The contest is all set to showcase the Company with the best Coders by identifying the Best Coder in the Country. This online event takes place through out the months of April and May in an online format – leading up to the LIVE finals, which...
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SimplyMarry.com Breaks the Mold – Users will be able to Talk for Free

SimplyMarry.com has launched an ad campaign to promote its innovative service in the online matrimonial category that allows all users to communicate with each other for free. SimplyMarry is undertaking a new brand campaign with the objective of communicating that it’s now FREE and users can talk to as many users as they like without thinking of subscriptions as a barrier or something that will limit their access to the vast set of users that they like on SimplyMarry.com Every paid online matrimonial site advertises huge number of registered users. So if someone is looking for a perfect match for themselves, they feel that – there are a lot of options to chose from. This makes them register – till...
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Matrimonial sites forcing you to pay to talk? Simplymarry.com’s new approach to disrupt the online matrimonial by allowing users to Talk 100% Free to all potential matches

In its latest and boldest venture, SimplyMarry.com, a Times of India Group company, is disrupting the online matrimonial space – by allowing brides, grooms and their parents to Talk 100% Free to all potential matches. So unlike other matrimony sites where users have to buy a subscription to talk here it’s absolutely free. “Online matrimonials have now surpassed Print matrimonials as the port of first call for people wanting to get married but the practice of buying subscription (register- free but pay-to –contact), on sites such as Jeevansathi.com, shaadi.co, Bharatmatrimony.com is fundamentally broken in many ways- that most users don’t realize – says Sanjeev Kumar, Business Head Simplymarry.com. “The thought behind this endeavor, is simple- he adds on- Every paid...
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90% organisations plan to engage their retiring workforce: TimesJobs.com study

Close to 90 per cent of the organisations plan to engage their retiring workforce, revealed a TimesJobs.com study. Nearly 45 per cent of these organisations plan to offer them mentorship roles, 30 per cent are planning to employee them as consultants and 15 per cent are offering part-time/contractual jobs to this segment. Retired but not tired Randy Pausch in his book “The Last Lecture” said “Experience is the most important thing that anyone has to offer”, quotes Samit Jain, director, Pluss Polymers. He adds, “The retiring work force brings to the table a lot of wisdom which simply comes from experience. They can be great trainers and can mentor the younger generation to leap frog into higher roles, much earlier...
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60% Of The Workforce is looking For New Jobs TimesJobs.com Study

Nearly, 60 per cent of the workforce is looking to change jobs in the next 6 months and about 58 per cent of them are seeking growth from the new job. Moving up the corporate ladder and holding a leadership position matters to them more than a hefty paycheck, revealed a recent TimesJobs.com study. According to R P Yadav, Chairman & Managing Director, Genius Consultants Ltd, “As soon as a professional gains around 3-4 years work experience, their priorities change. He/she is to get married or is already married. Owing to this there is social and self generated pressure to be a team leader or manager. Thus, the professional looks for change, more for leadership positions than compensation.” This is...
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Magicbricks New Quirky Ad Campaign Pulls Out all the Stops

The Mighty Hudumba & Local Bond are two of the latest TV Commercials to join Vulture Vision in a high-pressure marketing campaign March 18, 2014: The Magicbricks Ad campaign is scaled up to full steam now –burning hundreds spots a day across all major TV channels across India. The Online display campaign has also broken – with very premium impact properties across the best traffic websites in India. Internet Brand Ads have to be offbeat and quirky in order to work. The watchability of the ad is paramount in ensuring the success of a marketing campaign. And this is exactly what Magicbricks latest two successive episodes of the TVC campaign bring – with humor in large doses. Following closely behind...
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Magicbricks takes on Vulture Vision in its Hilarious new TV Commercial

March 10, 2014: The brand new Magicbricks TV campaign is live! Just like last year, Magicbricks has chosen to go with an integrated campaign and you will therefore see the campaign across TV, Digital, Radio and several others mediums. Moving ahead from last year’s positioning around “Maximum Options of Listings”, the current campaign carries a tagline “Property Sahi Milegi Yahin” – and you will notice that the campaign aims at establishing a position that “MB helps you decide on the right property”. Since the category and user needs have evolved, a different clutter-breaking creative execution has been launched with the 1st film – “Giddh ki Aankh” (Vulture Vision). The film shows an Indian joint family tired and despondent with their...
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