Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicEmployers

Topic: employers

What is quiet-quitting? Researchers explain rising employee disengagement

A Gallup survey has revealed that about half of the US workforce is ‘psychologically detached’ from their job and prefers to do the ‘bare minimum.’

Agnipath only latest example — why govt is no longer keen on recruiting people permanently

Two factors have encouraged governments and associated bodies to move away from hiring permanent employees. One is obviously cost, the other is productivity.

Job insecurity will increase if Indian firms don’t tackle rising employee dissatisfaction

Increasing flexibility at work should not come at the cost of an employee’s job security. After all, security is tied to job satisfaction, more so for women.

Blue-collar workers app Apna becomes a unicorn in 21 months, valued at $1.1 billion

The digital hiring startup serves more than 16 million users and 150,000 employers and enables an average of 18 million job interviews each month.

On Camera

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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