Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicJobs crisis

Topic: Jobs crisis

The ‘great resignation’ is here to stay. And workplaces need to adapt

A 2021 global survey found that 54% of employees would consider leaving their job if they were not afforded some form of flexibility in where and when they work.

SubscriberWrites: ‘Great Resignation’ crisis seems to be taking over India as more people quit jobs post-Covid

The resignations appear to be a sequel to the supply chain crisis that we are facing. Disruption in labour, especially skilled labour, takes a long time to fix, writes Jyoti Lahiri.

The ‘Great Resignation’ is upon us. Connecting with employees is vital for companies

Managers need to navigate the ripple effects of the pandemic as employees reevaluate their careers and leave their jobs in record numbers.

In UP, queue grows for new Covid Warriors course but past ‘Skill India’ trainees await jobs

The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana was launched in 2015 under Skill India Mission. While the Centre claims more than 80% candidates have been certified, in UP many wait certificates and jobs.

Job-starved Bengal wants employment & not free ration, says Mamata shouldn’t have let Tatas go

Voters across Singur, Howrah, Hooghly in West Bengal have one demand — jobs. They, however, also say Mamata Banerjee govt has fared far better than the Left Front in the last 10 years.

Gurugram Inc won’t expand in Haryana anymore, eyeing hubs like Noida now

There was a palpable change in the direction India was taking in the last six months. Haryana government has put fears in the industry.

In India’s job market, women have higher exit rate, lower entry rate than men: Study

Researchers from IIM Bangalore and Warwick University analysed IHDS data from 2004-05 and 2011-12 to find that the situation is especially stark for women in urban areas.

More young urban Indian men appear to be studying longer, not looking for jobs: New research

Researchers looked at 2004-05 NSS data and 2017-18 labour force survey to find men in 20-29 age group in states like Bihar and Jharkhand either take an informal job or remain unemployed.

Off The Cuff with Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan, former Reserve Bank of India governor and the Katherine Dusak Miller Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth  was the guest at ThePrint's...

How many jobs have we lost during lockdown? PMO seeks answers from ministries

Ministries of commerce & industries, heavy industries, MSMEs and textiles have been asked to furnish the data on unemployment by 15 June.

On Camera

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Neeraj Chopra won Gold at Tokyo Olympics in 2021 | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.
Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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