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Welcome to GradLink India’s news section, a continuously moving newsreel of the latest happenings in the country’s graduate job markets. Check back here regularly to find out about aspects such as: which India-based employers/sectors are recruiting, and which occupations are experiencing the best salary increases. Our events listing includes the latest careers conferences, fairs, exhibitions etc.of interest to students and graduates from India.

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Highest paying jobs in India for 2017

If you’re a returning graduate to India, the Economic Times recently highlighted some of the best-paying jobs in the country. Which of these lucrative career paths could you take?

 

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By David Gee Published: January 20, 2017

Ford to build new technology centre in India

Ford has a long established relationship with India. However, while sales have not yet met expectations, recent reports have detailed how the manufacturer is redoubling its efforts in the form of a giant new tech centre to be built in Chennai.

The company is investing $195 million in the project and expects to create 3,000 jobs. According to Ford, the new tech centre will “serve as a hub for product development, mobility solutions, and business services for India and the world."

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 14, 2016

Calling all IT graduates: Indian IT companies to increase hiring by 76%

According to a new survey conducted by Experis IT, Indian IT companies are aiming to increase their hiring rates by a whopping 76% over the next few months.

The news follows months of global uncertainty, most notably due to US President-Elect Donald Trump’s infamous campaign to limit outsourcing in the US. Moreover, the industry body Nasscom also forecasted lower growth in single digits.

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 12, 2016

India′s booming cyber-security sector

Ironically, there is a bright side to cyber-crime, and it seems to have come in the form of a burgeoning cyber-security sector.

This spells good news for cyber-security and engineering graduates, as the rising threat of hackers has resulted in a huge demand and sizeable job market.

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 09, 2016

Global corporations′ training programmes pushing women to the top in India

Gender diversity is a global issue. Hence, it is encouraging to see so many companies taking the initiative to diversify their workplaces, highlighted recently in the Economic Times. After all, not only does diversity breed new ideas, perspectives and solutions, but it also makes financial sense for companies to fully utilise the whole workforce.  

 

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By David Gee
Published: November 28, 2016

Now is the time to be a content or media professional in India

According to the TimesJobs RecruiteX Report highlighted in the Economic Times, sectors such as media, finance and accounting are flourishing despite a slow-down in recruitment during the month of October.

Nilanjan Roy, head of strategy at Times Business Solutions, explains: “The data trend shows a regular dip in hiring around this festive season. Most people take their annual vacations during this period and it reflects in the manpower planning strategies of companies – which defer recruitments during this period. Post festivities, talent demand is seen to pick up pace.”  

 

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By David Gee
Published: November 23, 2016