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Union Budget 2021 to create job opportunities for white-collar workforce: Experts

03 Feb 2021  by   Money Control

While the Budget announcements are aimed at spurring job creation for blue-collar workers, human resource (HR) experts are of the opinion that the proposed schemes and outlays also carry ample potential of creating white-collar jobs.

How do you feel about career opportunities in your city right now? Has COVID-19 impacted different cities differently?

03 Feb 2021  by   LinkedIn News

LinkedIn’s latest #WorkforceConfidenceIndex finds that workers in urban Ahmedabad and Pune are among the most optimistic about their job, financial and career outlook. The survey, which covered eight centres, finds that Greater Chennai and Kolkata area were in the next slot, followed by Delhi, Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Bengaluru, while Greater Hyderabad area scored the lowest.

Early industry reactions to the Indian budget 2021

01 Feb 2021  by   India Tech Online

Professional organizations: Nasscom: “The plan to set up a world-class fintech hub and the allocation of INR 1,500 crore to provide financial incentives for digital payments are certainly positive steps towards realizing a cashless economy. The proposal to amend apprenticeship law to boost skilling is a welcome step to further enhance employability in the country. Start-ups and SMEs play a critical role in defining India’s growth story. While there have been steps taken such as incentivizing incorporation of one-person companies and the extension of claiming tax holidays and capital gains for one more year, this was a perfect opportunity to do something disruptive for the sector, like extending the available tax holiday of 3 years to all start-ups registers under DPIIT, which would impact over 40000 start-ups in the country.

Investment focus on infra, manufacturing to boost job creation: HR experts

01 Feb 2021  by   Business Standard

The schemes and outlays proposed by the govt in the Budget for core sectors like manufacturing and infra will benefit these segments especially with improved job creation opportunities: HR experts

Salary Increases in 2020: Less Hype, More Hope

27 Jan 2021  by   The Economic Times

After all the apprehensions around job losses and pay cuts, the average employee in India, still saw a real, inflation adjusted pay increase in 2020.

Can you expect a salary hike, bonus in 2021?

21 Jan 2021  by   India Today

More companies are planning to give better salary hikes and bonuses to existing employees in 2021, as per a fresh salary trends survey. The average salary hike expected in India in 2021 is 7.3 per cent.

Budget 2021 must build on recent reforms in labour, education: HR experts

20 Jan 2021  by   Financial Express

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Human Resource Sector: The scale of provisions under the Digital India mission and the Skill India campaign needs to increase as there has been a rapid rise in new-age digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, and Big Data, they suggested.

Shifting to a small town for work from home? A pay cut may tag along

19 Jan 2021  by   Economic Times

HR experts and consultancies feel under new rules, salary change for some WFH employees may be likely. And if and when formalised, new rules may see employers save 20-25% of cost per small town WFH employee.

Explained: Why India Inc is planning to hire more in first 3 months of 2021

07 Jan 2021  by   India Today

Indian companies are likely to increase hiring activity in the first three months of 2021. Not just hiring but many companies across sectors are also expected to roll out salary hikes for employees.

The India Salary Increase Story – The Twists of 2020 or Just a Blip?

31 Dec 2020  by   The Economic Times

As per 1050 participating organisations, the pay increases in 2020 in India stands at 6.1%, which is approximately 120 basis points higher than the inflation rate.