Thursday, 27 January, 2022
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Topic: Jobs

Most Indian youth looking to switch jobs in 2022, but will stay on for more pay: LinkedIn study

Survey conducted by LinkedIn & UK-based market researcher Censuswide shows about 82% workers want to quit current job, poor work-life balance & inadequate pay top 2 reasons why.

Omicron unlikely to be a concern, staffing firm report predicts better job prospects in Q4

The report by TeamLease also predicts a K-shaped recovery for the employment sector, says it's going to be business as usual for most organisations.

The ‘Great Reshuffle’ has people rethinking their jobs. Here’s what they want going forward

Employees are thinking differently about career planning and asking themselves fundamental questions about the jobs they do, where they work and why.

Over 10,000 faculty posts vacant in central universities, IITs, IIMs, govt tells Parliament

Of the total 10,814 vacancies, 6,535 are in central universities including IGNOU, 403 are in IIMs and 3,876 are in IITs.

51% Indian women will be employable in 2022, compared to 46% men: Annual skills survey

India Skills Report 2022 was released by Wheebox, a talent assessment platform, with AICTE, Association of Indian Universities, Confederation of Indian Industries, and other agencies.

Modi govt plans to bridge gaps in for ‘reliable’ jobs data by next year

The push to collect data could help Centre to formulate better policies to create jobs and offer skills training given that the informal sector accounts for roughly half of the GDP.

IIT placement season starts with a bang, students getting more jobs & higher pay packages

IIT-Roorkee says 11 students hired at pay packages of more than Rs 1 crore, the highest being an international firm’s offer of Rs 2.15 crore.

Marriage, money, maut — In Prayagraj’s ‘Kota’, students want exams as UP poll issue

After Covid slowdown, students are coming back to Prayagraj’s Katra to prepare for government job exams. But this time they have ‘double pressure’.

What unites Bihar and Kerala young men? It has to do with jobs

Among India’s young men, unemployment rose across all major states in the last decade. And more are moving away from agricultural jobs.

How India’s informal economy is shrinking, and why that’s good news in the long term

Greater formalisation will see a shift from low-paying, labour-intensive jobs in informal sector to more productive, formal-sector jobs. This could lead to disruption in short term.

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Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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