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They do it while walking — oh so slowly — down the sidewalk. They do it at the gym. They do it at the movies. They even do it in the bathroom.
They are using their smart phones. While some people are checking out Facebook, getting directions, reading the news or just plain addicted, many are still on the clock.
While smart phones have made it easier for workers to stay connected to the office, they have also made it more difficult to disconnect during personal time.
CareerBuilder conducted a survey on this very topic …
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Who invented the standard nine-to-five workday? He or she must have been a morning person because if I were setting the workday hours, I’d push it to start at 10 a.m. at the earliest. Why?
While I’d love to be the type of person who just jumps out of bed alert and perky every day, it just doesn’t work for me that way. Take this morning:
When I heard my favorite DJ through my alarm at sunrise, I hit my snooze several times in an attempt to squeeze as much time out of …
The naukri.com’s monthly job index — JobSpeak — fell to 713 points in December 2009, from 760 in November. However, the three-month average index reflected a more “steady hiring scenario”, the survey said.
On a three-month moving average basis, the job index (including jobs added and jobs refreshed) moved up by 0.5 per cent, it added. India Inc’s hiring activity witnessed a slowdown in December, a fall of 6 per cent compared to the previous month, mainly due to year-end holiday season impacting employers’ recruitment plans, says a survey by job …
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As reported in the Indian Express yesterday, a small village near Gurgaon has pooled funds from their own residents & combined these funds with railway money to build a rail halt in their village.
Once operational, seven passenger trians will stop daily (each way) allowing residents of nearby villages to more easilly gain access to jobs in the Delhi NCR Region.
For more information, you can reference the full article on expressindia.
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After visiting New Delhi last quarter, Linkedin seems to have set it’s sights on Mumbai as the home base for their new India Operations. The Linkedin Team paid a visit to Gurgaon recently, meeting with many of their paid customers in a breakfast session at the Trident Hotel in Udyog Vihar.
Present at this meeting was Nayan Patel, formerly the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Linkedin out of Sunnyvale, California. It was announced today on Alootechie that he has joined the Linkedin India team as Director of Operations. It will be …
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According to an article by the Economic Times, Fullerton Securities & Wealth Advisors Ltd today said it will hire 300 more people by the end of the current fiscal year. The Gurgaon based company has stated that these positions will be based in North India.
Fullerton currently has 9 locations across North India with plans to add 2 additional locations.
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While Delhi Metro slaves away on the line connecting Gurgaon’s office complexes with Delhi’s housing, we are hearing word that final approvals will soon be granted for Gurgaon’s internal metro line.
The internal metro service being proposed by a consortium of IL&FS and DLF will connect with the Delhi Metro, and service DLF’s residential communitites and business centers. It is being rumored that a common ticketing platform may be in place making it easier for commuters to connect with Delhi Metro Rail.
While this is an exciting development, concern continues to mount …
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We came across this advertisement on CareerBuilder.co.in. The offer looks promising for Delhi area freshers. Aricent is hiring trainees for network support who will undergo training with us for a period of 12 months. This training opportunity is available in Gurgaon. The details of the requirement are as below:
Job Profile: Interacting with clients, understanding their needs and providing technical support to the Customer by remotely accessing their networks & troubleshooting the queries on all products. Qualification: BCA/B.Sc (IT) / B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/MCA/M.Sc(IT) with Year of Passout: 2008 & 2009. Skills Required: Fairly conversant with Networking Fundamentals viz:
TCP/ IP and IRQs
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“Indications are that the economic slowdown and hiring have bottomed out. We are now in the recovery stage as far as hiring is concerned.”
A city-wise analysis shows that five out of top eight cities in the country have seen an upward trend in hiring, though Mumbai and Pune witnessed decline.
For the period under consideration, hiring activity in Delhi-NCR and Kolkata rose 2 per cent and 1.43 per cent, respectively. For Chennai it was 7.05 per cent, Bangalore 3.33 per cent and Hyderabad 6.65 per cent.
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Last week The Chicago Tribune ran an article on job seekers who felt geography was the hindering their job searches. According to the article, “In the first quarter of this year, 14.3 percent [of job seekers who found work] relocated for a job; in the second quarter of 2008, 11.4 percent moved for work.”
We’ve mentioned before the roles of your city and state in job hunting. Location, location, location–it’s not just important to real estate agents. It’s also not an easy move to make, either. If relocation only involved getting …