Vivek Madhukar Archive

Talent demand continues upward trend for BFSI, IT & Telecom: RecruiteX

The IT & Telecom sectors posted an increase of 17% in hiring activity, while the BFSI sector posted a 9% rise in talent demand year-on-year (y-o-y) Dec 15, 2015: Buoyed by the wave of development created by the Government’s initiatives like Digital India and Smart Cities – The demand for skilled professionals in the banking,

For 90% professionals, work culture is a bigger pull than a salary hike: survey reveals.

65% of India Inc. employees feel they will choose a company that actively promotes its work culture as compared to ones that do not. September 22, 2015: Not long ago, job aspirants eager to earn a little extra and work in their preferred companies would readily accept stressful work cultures, cranky bosses and rigid HR

TechGig Code Gladiators 2015 enters Limca Book of Records

TechGig Code Gladiators sets the national record for being India’s largest coding contest with 38,392 unique online code submissions September 15, 2015: TechGig Code Gladiators 2015 has been India’s largest coding contest and entered in the Limca Book of Records. TechGig Code Gladiators (TGCG) is an annual national-level coding contest, organized by Times Business Solutions

India Inc. Employees don’t believe in the Meritocracy Myth: JobBuzz Survey

Employees believe their companies pay external hires and favorites more – 90% feel there is no pay parity in their organizations for the same role and level. September 7, 2015: Despite its pay-for-performance motto, India Inc. is being blamed for playing favorites when it comes to pay parity at the same level, employees said in

Hiring activity up in media & entertainment industries: TimesJobs RecruiteX reports

The Indian Media & Entertainment sector has posted a 9 per cent year-on-year growth in talent demand, shows TimesJobs data   July 6, 2015: The Indian Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry is entering a strong growth phase, backed by rising consumer payments and advertising revenues across all sectors. According to a CII-PwC study, the revenue

Java most popular language among top coders: TechGig Code Gladiators

With 100 Finalists battling over 80,000 coders from 9,000 IT companies, TechGig Code Gladiators 2015 has not only become India’s largest coding contest but also the most diversified.   Displaying their coding prowess, the contestants were the “gladiators” of this tournament and had a big choice of “weapons” to chose from and do “battle” with.

2015 Monsoon Predictions: a Deluge of Jobs for Freshers says TimesJobs

– It rains jobs for entry-level candidates during monsoons, shows data – Talent demand in e-commerce also set to peak this July, Aug and Sept June 15, 2015: Demand for entry-level talent has seen an incremental spike during the monsoon months of July, August and September, shows RecruiteX year-on-year data since 2011. Experts

TechGig Code Gladiators 2015 reveals new stars in the IT Industry

80,000 coders from 9,000 companies competed over 2 months culminating in the crowning of the Top Coders in the IT Industry.   June 3, 2015: Probably the biggest coding contest, not just in India, but globally as well, The TechGig Code Gladiator Challenge displayed the tremendous coding talent that is present in India.   Over

Talent demand up in IT/telecom sector again: TimesJobs RecruiteX

The sector reports 3 per cent jump in demand for professionals even as overall hiring stabilised in April, shows RecruiteX   May 11, 2015: The demand for IT/telecom professionals rose by 2 per cent in April 2015 even as overall hiring sentiments stabilised across functions, reveals the latest RecruiteX data, the recruitment index of

Hiring through talent communities is the latest trend to hit India Inc: reports

Over 60% organisations want to hire passive talent and see talent communities as future of recruitment and engagement: TechGig Study   A recent study by TechGig reveals that nearly 62 per cent organisations are engaging passive talent through talent communities to build a robust talent pipeline for acquisition.  Of these organisations, 12 per cent said