Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: employment

xHashtag brings identity credentials to Solana blockchain

Monica Durga, founder of xHashtag says, “Using Soultag Soulbound Tokens, wallet addresses can be humanized without revealing too much information about the owner."

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.’

Mood of the Nation survey has 3 messages for Modi govt, Opposition—Economy, economy, economy

Is this the beginning of the end of Modi government? That would be a hasty and lazy conclusion.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.

Electricity or schools? Roads or hospitals? Why it isn’t easy for Modi to fix ‘freebies’

So used are Indians to handouts that they will opt for doles instead of measures that can help in the future. But, the thumb rule is not to overspend beyond one's means.

7.22 lakh out of 22.05 crore applicants got govt jobs since 2014, Centre tells Lok Sabha

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said 'employment generation coupled with improving employability' was the priority of the government.

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.

Study finds recruiters discriminate against Muslim women in hiring at entry-level jobs

LedBy Foundation had conducted a survey for 10 months to find out the hiring bias that is prevalent against Muslim women in Indian offices

PM Modi instructs government to fill up 10 lakh vacancies by end 2023

Employment generation and improving employability are priorities, the government has said, taking several initiatives in that direction.

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.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

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.