Industry in a bind over local job rules

Hiring plans of companies for their manufacturing plants located in three southern states are hit by proposed regulations that would require them to favour locals over migrants, multiple industry executives said. The Sri City Special Economic Zone, along the Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh border,... Read more

Boeing CEO loses Chairman job as company wants him to focus on 737 Max crisis

Boeing Co. stripped Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg of his role as chairman, leaving him little margin for error in his final push to resolve the crisis engulfing the company’s 737 Max jetliner. Separating the CEO and chairman roles will let Muilenburg... Read more

Job switchers in IT industry lead salary growth

Americans switching jobs are getting bigger raises than employees staying put, with companies in technology and construction giving the largest pay hikes to those willing to take new positions amid a historically tight labor market. Workers who switched jobs from... Read more

Small Businesses Forced to Raise Wages as Job Market Tightens – How About You?

A greater share of small companies in the U.S. are raising wages than at any time in the past three decades, according to a survey released Thursday from the nation’s biggest independent business association. A seasonally adjusted 35 percent of small... Read more

Hiring Increases 4.5% Creating Tight Job Market for Small Businesses, LinkedIn Says

Unemployment numbers are at record lows across the board. And the new LinkedIn Workforce Report reveals gross hiring in the US is 4.5% higher than in May of 2017. When you take the seasonally-adjusted national numbers compared to April 2018, the hiring... Read more

What’s The Probability That High Performers Would Apply To Your Company After Reading Your Job Ads?

Shutterstock Most organizations operate as though millions of high performers are sitting around with nothing better to do than jump at their job ads. They act as if all they have to do is describe their open positions and, voilà,... Read more

Small Businesses Face Tough Road After Harvey, Job Creation Down

Small businesses in the wake of Harvey face a tough road ahead. In order to overcome the massive flooding, damage and displacement of employees and customers, businesses might have to rely on special loans and programs to rebuild. You can... Read more

Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly quits amid slowdown, job cut worries

File photo. Last August, Rishi Jaitly was also appointed as the vice-president of media for Asia-Pacific and Middle East North Africa markets at Twitter. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint Bengaluru: Twitter Inc.’s India head, Rishi Jaitly, announced that he is leaving the... Read more

Flipkart valuation shrinks again; firm reveals job cuts

Flipkart’s valuation has seen multiple markdowns in the last six months. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Global asset manager T. Rowe Price Group Inc. has reduced the value of its stake in Flipkart Ltd by a fifth, its second cut in... Read more

10 Signs Your Virtual Assistant Was Not the Best Candidate for the Job

So you’ve decided to hire a virtual assistant? Great! But how do you know when you’ve chosen the right VA for your business? Since there are plenty of different functions that VAs can serve, there are so many different ways... Read more