Job Seekers

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, our job market has evolved and will continue to see some major changes as the weeks continue. With the work-from-home business model becoming the norm, employers in this gig economy look to gain flexibility and agility with their workforces. Employers have started looking beyond the idea of a full-time workforce…

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According to a report from Naukri JobSpeak, hiring and recruitment activity in India has risen by up to 5 percent in July amid the gradual easing of lockdown revocation and resumption of critical industries. The analysis takes a deep dive into sectors such as staffing and recruitment (37%), media and entertainment (36%), and construction/engineering (27%),…

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By Navin Gautham P., Director and Country Head, Acara Solutions India   A report by Redseer and Omidyar Network India states that the pandemic has been a total game-changer for India’s EdTech sector. Online education for grades 1 to 12 is most likely to spike by more than 6 times its current rate by 2022,…

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Interview with Ms. Siju Leela Rajan, P&O (People & Organization) partner, Novozymes  The recruitment and hiring process has certainly undergone a drastic change over the past several months. As organizations have dealt with the rising global health crisis, companies have shifted their recruitment strategy to align with virtual platforms. Amid the pandemic, Acara’s partners have also modified their recruitment and hiring strategies not just nationally, but globally.  We sat down with…

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It’s been a long time since we’ve seen our coworkers in the office. The remote work model has taken hold due to COVID-19, and business and employees are making many changes to remain productive. This is a true test for companies across industries. How we react now, and how we treat our workers and customers,…

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According to a 2018 report by NASSCOM, there is a huge gap between the supply and demand for talent in AI and Big Data Analytics. By 2021, job openings in these sectors are expected to rise by 230,000—but there won’t enough qualified job seekers to meet the demand. With an estimated talent pool of only…

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The post-millennial and current Gen Z are all about disruption in the technology space, which has grown from one or two fields with limited number jobs to many fields and numerous job openings. The technological revolution is at its best right now, and any technical skill added to a job seeker’s resume can be helpful…

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Which cities are the most attractive to emerging talent across the country? According to the LinkedIn India Workforce Report, millennials and GenZ  job seekers are looking to migrate to these five cities in search of better job opportunities: Delhi Bengaluru Hyderabad Mumbai Chennai To round out the top 10, the next-best cities for job seekers…

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We are entering an era where Generation Z, or Gen Z (people born in the late 1990s and early 2000s), will become the world’s largest demographic. Gen Z’s population will total an impressive 1.3 billion, and India’s Gen Z population will rise to 472 million by 2020 (according to a recent Bloomberg analysis). Gen Z…

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