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The volatility of India’s labor market remained high for yet another month. According to information from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), more than 1.5 million people lost their jobs in August. This brought the national unemployment rate up to 8.32 percent—erasing signs of positive job growth from July. It’s no secret that the…

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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work opportunities took off in India—and they haven’t slowed down since. According to a recent LinkedIn study, the percentage of paid job postings on LinkedIn that offered remote work in 2020 had grown 35 times compared to the beginning of the year. As of May 2021, the…

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Countries around the world are experiencing a huge uptick in demand for qualified technology and software talent—and India is no exception. According to a report by Naukri JobSpeak, the need for candidates within the IT software and services sector was 55 percent higher in June than it was in January. So what has caused the…

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Job opportunities for women in the Indian workforce have been hard to come by in recent years. According to data from World Bank, women comprised only 20.3% of India’s labor force in 2020 compared to a global average of 38.9%—a startling statistic that highlights the shrinking size of the Indian female workforce. Further accentuating this…

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As diversity, equity, and inclusion hiring initiatives have become an increasing priority for organizations across the world, companies in India have been focused on creating opportunities for women in the workforce. According to a recent report from JobsForHer, the hiring of women in mid-management to senior-level roles in India nearly doubled between 2019 (22%) and…

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Innovations in business models are required how health care organizations currently prevent, diagnose, monitor, and treat disease. They should also consider building pilots before investing in scale, learn to embrace change, and evaluate new revenue sources. And, organizations should strive to be agile in anticipating and adjusting their strategies as innovations continue to evolve. Artificial…

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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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