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#CareerBytes: Five mobile apps to track government job openings

04 Nov 2019

#CareerBytes: Five mobile apps to track government job openings

Government jobs are a dream for many and are the most preferred option for youngsters. Finding the right and relevant information about government jobs is very important.

Five ways to check your Employees' Provident Fund balance

03 Nov 2019

Five ways to check your Employees' Provident Fund balance

As is common knowledge, Employees' Provident Fund is a mandatory contribution from the salaries of professionals.

#FinancialBytes: All about State Bank of India's home loans

05 May 2019

#FinancialBytes: All about State Bank of India's home loans

State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest public sector bank in the country with over 42 crore customers.

#CareerBytes: UPSC Civil Services v/s Corporate Job- Pros and Cons

22 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: UPSC Civil Services v/s Corporate Job- Pros and Cons

Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) for recruitment to various Civil Services posts.

Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) account: How to add nominee online

13 Apr 2019

Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) account: How to add nominee online

As is common knowledge, Employees' Provident Fund is a mandatory contribution from the salaries of professionals.

#CareerBytes: UPSC Civil Services v/s Corporate Job- Pros and Cons

26 Mar 2019

#CareerBytes: UPSC Civil Services v/s Corporate Job- Pros and Cons

Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) for recruitment to various Civil Services posts.

#FinancialBytes: 5 popular car loan options available in India

16 Mar 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 popular car loan options available in India

Having a car has become a necessity for many people nowadays. While many dream of owning a car, not everyone can afford to buy a car right away.

How to link your Aadhaar with Universal Account Number (UAN)

11 Mar 2019

How to link your Aadhaar with Universal Account Number (UAN)

Although, linking Aadhaar with the Universal Account Number (UAN), issued by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is not mandatory, it might still help you make UAN transactions more conveniently.

#DreamJobAlert: Sweden's 'Eternal Employment' will pay you to do nothing

11 Mar 2019

#DreamJobAlert: Sweden's 'Eternal Employment' will pay you to do nothing

Imagine a job where you don't have to do anything, but will get paid anyway. Sounds impractical?

#CareerBytes: 5 mobile apps to track government job openings

03 Mar 2019

#CareerBytes: 5 mobile apps to track government job openings

Government jobs are a dream for many and are the most preferred option for youngsters. Finding the right and relevant information about government jobs is very important.

After resigning, Jet Airways founder makes heartfelt request to employees

03 Mar 2019

After resigning, Jet Airways founder makes heartfelt request to employees

Recently, Jet Airways' founder, Narendra Goyal, resigned as the chairman of the airline's board.

EPFO hikes provident fund interest rate by 0.1% to 8.65%

21 Feb 2019

EPFO hikes provident fund interest rate by 0.1% to 8.65%

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) on Thursday announced a hike of 0.1% in the interest rate on employees' provident fund (PF) deposits for FY 2018-19.

#FinancialBytes: 5 popular car loan options available in India

15 Feb 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 popular car loan options available in India

Having a car has become a necessity for many people nowadays. While many dream of owning a car, not everyone can afford to buy a car right away.

#CareerBytes: Basic tips to remember before appearing for campus interviews

31 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: Basic tips to remember before appearing for campus interviews

For college students, campus interviews are a great opportunity to connect with employers and secure a job even before they graduate.

Sterlite employees to fast unto death if plant isn't re-opened

26 Jan 2019

Sterlite employees to fast unto death if plant isn't re-opened

Permanent employees of the Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, have announced that they will all fast unto death from Monday if the government does not issue an order to re-open the plant.

Amazon has built vests to protect workers from warehouse robots

19 Jan 2019

Amazon has built vests to protect workers from warehouse robots

With robots at Amazon's warehouses increasingly becoming a hazard for the company's warehouse workers, Amazon Robotics has come up with a new vest to protect its employees.

Canadians buy US employees hundreds of pizzas as shutdown continues

14 Jan 2019

Canadians buy US employees hundreds of pizzas as shutdown continues

In a show of industry-wide support, Canadian air traffic controllers, over the past few days, have bought hundreds of pizzas for their cash-strapped American counterparts who are languishing as a result of the ongoing US government shutdown.

#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

08 Jan 2019

#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. The Ardh Kumbh Mela or Kumbh 2019, to be held in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj (Allahabad), is expected to be much bigger this year.

#BharatBandh: Millions go on two-day strike against Modi govt's policies

08 Jan 2019

#BharatBandh: Millions go on two-day strike against Modi govt's policies

On Tuesday, millions of workers across India, from both the organized and the unorganized sectors, started their two-day nationwide general strike to protest against unemployment and what they call the Modi government's 'anti-worker' policies.

#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

07 Jan 2019

#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

Ten Central trade unions across India have called for a two-day-long nationwide strike on January 8 and 9 in a bid to protest against what they call "anti-people" policies of the Modi government.

730-day child care leave allowed for single, male Central-govt employees

28 Dec 2018

730-day child care leave allowed for single, male Central-govt employees

Single fathers working in the Central government have been handed some good news ahead of the New Year.

There could be a nation-wide bank strike on December 26

23 Dec 2018

There could be a nation-wide bank strike on December 26

Almost one million bank employees, including those of private banks, have called for a one-day-long nation-wide strike on December 26 to protest against the proposed merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda.

Noida: Accused of sexual-harassment, Genpact employee commits suicide

20 Dec 2018

Noida: Accused of sexual-harassment, Genpact employee commits suicide

A senior employee of Genpact India took his life at his home in Noida on Tuesday after he was accused of sexual harassment by women at his workplace.

Mumbai: Five killed; several feared trapped in major hospital fire

17 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Five killed; several feared trapped in major hospital fire

A major fire has broken out at the government-run Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Hospital in Mumbai, and at least five people have been killed in the blaze.

#FinancialBytes: What is Provident Fund and how to withdraw it?

17 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: What is Provident Fund and how to withdraw it?

The Employee Provident Fund (EPF), also known as Provident Fund, is a long-term investment instrument for the salaried individuals that is offered by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).

Want to get hired at Google? Here are some tips

17 Nov 2018

Want to get hired at Google? Here are some tips

Google is one of the world's best and highest paying companies and many people aspire to land a high-paying job at the tech giant.

Sabarimala row: BSNL transfers its activist employee Rehana Fathima

24 Oct 2018

Sabarimala row: BSNL transfers its activist employee Rehana Fathima

Activist Rehana Fathima, a BSNL employee who had made an attempt to enter the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, has been transferred to the Palarivattom telephone exchange in Kochi where public contact is not required, sources said.

'Job Crisis in India': Book advises to prepare for 'gigs'

21 Oct 2018

'Job Crisis in India': Book advises to prepare for 'gigs'

The safe and steady "9 to 5" jobs may no more be an option for most Indians, warns a new book 'Job Crisis in India', advising youth to be prepared for short-term work or "gigs".

Jet Airways clears August salaries of senior-staff, September payments delayed

10 Oct 2018

Jet Airways clears August salaries of senior-staff, September payments delayed

Crisis-hit Jet Airways yesterday paid the balance amount of salaries for the month of August to its pilots, engineers, and senior management, but told them that September payments would be delayed, sources said.

180 million jobs for women at high risk globally: IMF

09 Oct 2018

180 million jobs for women at high risk globally: IMF

As many as 180 million jobs for women are at high risk of being displaced globally due to new technologies like automation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned today.

Only 1 in 10 companies want to hire women: Report

09 Oct 2018

Only 1 in 10 companies want to hire women: Report

A World Economic Forum (WEF) study has revealed that companies in India that are witnessing the highest growth prefer hiring men, and technology-led job growth benefits men more than women.

Report: 57% of regular Indian employees earn less than Rs.10,000

26 Sep 2018

Report: 57% of regular Indian employees earn less than Rs.10,000

In a new report published on Tuesday by the Azim Premji University, it's been revealed that 57% of India's regular, salaried employees earn less than Rs. 10,000 per month, well under the Seventh Central Pay Commission's (CPC) stipulated salary of Rs. 18,000 per month.

Survey reveals what affects the productivity of most employees

16 Sep 2018

Survey reveals what affects the productivity of most employees

The productivity of most employees is impacted by unrelated tasks and administrative work as 86% in a survey feel that they lose time each day on work-specific tasks but unrelated to their core job.

Cabinet approves 2% hike in DA; to benefit 1.1cr employees

29 Aug 2018

Cabinet approves 2% hike in DA; to benefit 1.1cr employees

The Cabinet today approved additional 2% hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR), a move that will benefit about 1.1cr central government employees and pensioners, an official release said.

Australian gets paid 100 times more, courtesy wrong decimal

28 Aug 2018

Australian gets paid 100 times more, courtesy wrong decimal

An Australian worker got paid 100 times more than his normal salary, thanks to a silly mistake by a data entry operator.

Hundreds of retired, resigned, dead AI employees called for duty!

06 Aug 2018

Hundreds of retired, resigned, dead AI employees called for duty!

Earlier this week, hundreds of former Air India employees woke up to some unexpected mails in their inboxes - they had been assigned duty rosters.

Jet Airways faces crisis as employees reject 25% pay cuts

02 Aug 2018

Jet Airways faces crisis as employees reject 25% pay cuts

Cash-strapped Jet Airways has asked its employees, including pilots, to take salary cuts in the range of 5-25% for an indefinite period as it struggles to stabilize operations.

5 ways to check your PF balance

02 Aug 2018

5 ways to check your PF balance

Gone are the days when your Employees Provident Fund (EPF) details were released at the end of the financial year.

5 ways to check your PF balance

29 Jul 2018

5 ways to check your PF balance

Gone are the days when your Employees Provident Fund (EPF) details were released at the end of the financial year.

There's no free lunch, not even for Facebook employees

28 Jul 2018

There's no free lunch, not even for Facebook employees

They say that there's no free lunch, and that now seems to be applicable to Facebook as well.