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52% HR professionals believe that the future workforce may have less humans: TimesJobs Survey

Key highlights: 85% of survey respondents to the TimesJobs survey believe that automation will make the future workforce more competitive Beyond the IT sector, Manufacturing is poised to be the biggest adopter of automation, followed by Healthcare and Automobiles Factors like Emotional Quotient (EQ), decision-making and loyalty could disappear from the workforce in the light of increasing automation May 22, 2019, New Delhi: TimesJobs has released the findings of its latest survey that went into envisioning the future of workforce by taking feedback from HR professionals representing diverse industry verticals. As per 52% survey respondents, the composition of the future workforce will see less humans because of rising automation. The survey titled ‘Future of Workforce’ went into understanding how emerging...
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TechGig Code Gladiators 2019 records 1 lakh + registrations in the opening month

 •Telecommunications major Jio has joined hands with TechGig Code Gladiators for the third year in a row  •With a bounty of over Rs 1 crore to be won by the best coders, this year’s event promises a bigger scale April 26, 2019, New Delhi: TechGig Code Gladiators, the world’s biggest online coding competition opened its gates on 29th March for code submissions in the open round. In just about a month, the contest has received 1,22,662+ registrations. Team TechGig is now joined by Jio – the largest 4G network in India – as the presenting partner at TechGig Code Gladiators 2019 to find India’s best coders. This is the third consecutive year of TechGig and Jio’s association at the Code Gladiators....
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Auto, Retail and BFSI were the top hiring sectors in July-December 2018: TimesJobs RecruiteX Biannual report

 The much-awaited TimesJobs RecruiteX Biannual hiring trends report cites that India Inc. was on a hiring spree from July to December 2018. Key findings of the TimesJobs RecruiteX Biannual July-December 2018 edition are: ∙  Overall talent demand increased by 4% in July–December 2018 review period ∙  Automobiles sector topped the hiring tally with 14% increase in talent demand in the review period ∙  Retail and BFSI sectors followed with 13% and 9% growth respectively ∙  IT sector followed next with 7% growth ∙  Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Pune and Chennai were among the top job hubs April 25, 2019, New Delhi: July–December 2018 was a busy month for recruiters with most of them scouting for talent, as outlined by the latest edition of the TimesJobs...
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Gender pay gap highest at middle management, least at C-Suite: TimesJobs survey

Highlights of the TimesJobs Gender Pay Gap survey involving 870 employees: 60% professionals from different sectors agreed that gender-based pay disparity has increased over the years 60% respondents say that women go to job interviews with a preconceived notion of getting paid less 22% professionals say that unequal pay is also common between people of the same gender, as compared to people of different genders Highest pay disparity exists at middle management level, as voted by maximum 32% respondents Respondents say that the pay gap is least at the C-Suite level New Delhi, April 16, 2019: ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ is one of the chief agendas at most progressive workplaces but there’s a lot that needs to be done to walk...
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90% women leaders don’t see themselves becoming CEO: TimesJobs survey

Key Highlights: • Only 10% of surveyed women leaders are sure of reaching the CEO position in their career • More than 81% of respondents revealed that their organisation aims to hire women employees at executive levels • Around 52% of the industry leaders said that they have an equal number of men and women at the executive level • Around 44% of women leaders claimed that companies prefer hiring young women at executive positions New Delhi, 18th March 2019: Women are shattering the glass ceiling across industries and are proving their mettle in a male-dominated workforce. While there has been an increase in the number of women at the executive levels, only 10% of women leaders surveyed by TimesJobs are sure of becoming CEOs in their career....
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75% developers want to self-learn; participate in competitive coding: TechGig Developer Survey 2019

March 13, 2019, New Delhi – TechGig, India’s leading online technology community, today announced the findings of its annual TechGig Developer Survey 2019.   TechGig is a technology community of over 3.2 million registered users and therefore it is the most appropriate community to tap into the pulse of India’s technology talent. The latest survey conducted has revealed some interesting insights into the world of developers. As per the TechGig Developer Survey 2019, automation is one of the biggest concerns of most developers (58%) who fear that such technologies would eventually displace them from their jobs. What’s reassuring to note here is that the same survey indicates the rise of Competitive Coding Platforms like TechGig, thereby suggesting that developers want to upskill themselves to stay relevant in their...
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JobBuzz Compensation & Benefits Conclave 2019 Recognises Artificial Intelligence as The Dominant Technology To Drive Organisational Benefits

The third edition of JobBuzz Compensation & Benefits Conclave 2019 recently concluded in Mumbai and witnessed the participation of India’s top CHROs and corporate head honchos including advertising guru Prahlad Kakar, HR veteran and author Aparna Sharma, Mumbai Dabbawala Dr. Pawan Agrawal among others   The day was marked with a series of HR panel discussions and vigorous debates around the required changes in ‘salary’ and ‘employee benefits’   Most panelists concluded that Artificial Intelligence is now a big influencer in deciding the ‘Compensation & Benefits’ being rolled out by organisations   Mumbai, February 20, 2019: The third edition of JobBuzz Compensation & Benefits Conclave 2019 was held in Mumbai on 8th Feb. At the Conclave, a majority of HR...
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TechGig announces the launch of the Sixth Edition of Code Gladiators; offers Rs 1 crore worth of prizes

Code Gladiators 2019 Launched: Industry veterans are calling it the Indian Coding Olympic February 20, 2019: At a time when finding the right talent is like looking for a needle in a haystack, recruiters are trying out all available methods in a bid to find the best tech talent and the right fit for their firm. Hence, skill-focused coding challenges, technical interviews, personality evaluation tests are fast-emerging as popular mediums to assess job applicants. In a recent survey by TechGig, as many as 33% IT recruiters confessed that assessing the skills of coders beforehand is the biggest challenge. Also, they cited time-consuming interview formats and a talent pool that isn’t diverse enough as roadblocks in hiring the right talent. With...
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India Inc. posts 29% Y-o-Y growth in talent demand: TimesJobs RecruiteX January 2019

Job postings by Indian corporates registered an uptick in January 2019, breaking the lull witnessed in 2018. There was a 29% spike in talent demand in January 2019 as compared to January 2018. The month-wise comparison also revealed a significant improvement. New Delhi, February 13, 2019: The year 2019 has started on a record-breaking note when it comes to demand for talent in India. An in-depth data analysis of hiring trends by TimesJobs RecruiteX has shown a phenomenal 29% Y-o-Y growth, and 6% M-o-M growth in talent demand posted by corporate India in January 2019. TimesJobs RecruiteX is a monthly report that records the hiring sentiments at India Inc. The highest number of jobs in January 2019 were posted in the BFSI sector, followed by...
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71% CHROs feel that they can be elevated to the role of a CEO: TimesJobs Survey

In an exclusive survey by TimesJobs, 44% Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) confessed that technology has the potential to displace them in the future. This survey was conducted to understand the career aspirations of the heads of human resources function of various companies from different industry verticals. In the survey, more than 71% CHROs said that they could become a CEO in future, indicating a major shift in the career achievements of HR leaders, and also a possible transition of a CHRO into a business role. Here’s more… November 15, New Delhi: In today’s dynamic business environment, no role in the C-suite has undergone a bigger transformation as that of a Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). Rapid technological evolution, globalisation,...
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5% growth in talent demand in October 2018; Festive season leads to a rise in hiring in the Automobiles and Retail sectors: TimesJobs RecruiteX Report

TimesJobs RecruiteX for October 2018 noted a 5% hike in talent demand on M-o-M comparison. Key highlights of this report include: ∙ India Inc. recorded a notable growth of more than 30% in Y-o-Y comparison during October 2017-2018 ∙ Automobiles and Infrastructure sectors saw the highest talent demand in October 2018 ∙ Demand for professionals in Quality and Process Control functions saw a boost of 20% in October 2018. ∙ Professionals from Medical, Sales/Business Development and Human Resources were among the top three profiles in terms of the job share. November 12, 2018, New Delhi: The Y-o-Y analysis of hiring trend report TimesJobs RecruiteX indicates a positive momentum in October 2018. In September 2018, although the monthly talent demand saw a decline, the hiring sentiment has improved a lot in October...
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25% Indian companies are still apprehensive about using technology in HR: TimesJobs survey

25% Indian companies are still apprehensive about using technology in HR: TimesJobs survey Rapid technological advancements in HR are making a wave globally but in India, almost one-fourth HR managers are still uneasy about this change. This and more related facts surfaced from a new survey conducted by TimesJobs. Here are some more findings: ∙  Of the 25% HR managers who claimed that they are uneasy using technology in HR, 18% of respondents said that their company wasn’t giving up on the traditional practices and hence the resistance ∙   Among the 75% respondents who confirmed to using technology in HR, 30% said that technology has centralised HR processes ∙  More than 62% of employers said that they extensively use social media...
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Hiring records 23% y-o-y growth in September 2018: TimesJobs RecruiteX

The September 2018 edition of TimesJobs RecruiteX report reveals an interesting picture – while the m-o-m hiring wasn’t significant but the y-o-y analysis (September 2017 to September 2018) shows an overall growth of 23% in the recruitment activities at India Inc. Here are some key highlights from this report:    Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals industry posted maximum talent demand of 13% in September 2018    Demand for medical professionals also shot up in m-o-m analysis and recorded a job share of almost 10%    Talent demand in the metro cities remained low. Among the Tier II cities, demand for hiring picked up in Lucknow and Indore   Professionals with experience of more than 20 years were most sought-after   October 5, 2018, New Delhi: RecruiteX...
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Hiring in the IT sector picks up; records highest growth in last three years between Jan-Jun 2018: TimesJobs RecruiteX Biannual Jan-Jun 2018 Report

The much awaited TimesJobs RecruiteX Biannual Jan-Jun 2018 Report is here. Almost all the ten industrial sectors covered in this report have witnessed an uptick in hiring activities. The IT industry has reported the highest growth in last three years in the January-June review period. Some of the key highlights from this report are: Retail (19%), Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals (10%), BFSI (9%), FMCG (7%) and BPO/ITeS (5%) reported the highest demand for talent in the said review period Automation is making low-end jobs redundant; Indian BPO/ITeS industry has started banking on emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence Steady hiring in the BFSI sector; recruitment activity up for Sales, Business Development and IT professionals Rise in the demand for new roles like Big Data...
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64% of Indian techies say Infosys’ Narayana Murthy changed the face of IT industry

In an exclusive survey conducted by IT learning platform TechGig, about 64% Indian IT professionals voted for NR Narayana Murthy as the game changer for desi technology sector. Also, Google’s Sundar Pichai topped the list of India-born technology leaders whom most Indians are proud of. He was followed by Microsoft’s Satya Nadella and NIO’s CEO Padmasree Warrior at second and third position, respectively. New Delhi, September 6, 2018: In the last 71 years, India has relentlessly worked to become a top player in various spheres, and it has been able to achieve that feat in Technology sector undoubtedly. Today, IT is one of the biggest contributors to India’s GDP, economy and overall success story. To understand major milestones in India’s...
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