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Irony Of H-1B Visa Policy: Jobs Trump Is Trying To Protect Are About To Vanish Altogether

American President Donald Trump’s policy to protect jobs by imposing restrictions on H-1B visas is unlikely to be of any help to that country and may hurt US interests, say experts. What Trump is seeking to protect are entry level…

Salesforce Plans To Add 5 Lakh Jobs In Four Years

With increasing digitisation in India, cloud computing technology provider Salesforce along with its partners plan to add 5 lakh jobs by 2020. New digital technologies can monitor and analyse how equipment runs at a customer site, service providers can offer…

Flipkart To Sack 800 More Amidst Gloomy Biz Outlook

After sacking 400 “under-performing” employees in July, the country’s top etailer Flipkart is learnt to be in the process of letting go of 800 more employees. The e-commerce major plans to “out-place” half of these employees, while the rest will be…

LinkedIn sets sights on Indian start-ups

US-based social networking company LinkedIn is looking at buying Indian start-ups, has tweaked its India portal and with its new 800 seater office in Bengaluru, as it seeks to build on its India presence. India is currently the second biggest market…

SME Survey: What small business want from the first Modi-Jaitley budget

If Narendra Modi plans to keep his promise to the electorate of creating more jobs for our youth, this is one group he can’t afford to ignore: the small and medium (SMEs) enterprises which provide the bulk of the jobs…

#GreyhoundInMedia: SME Survey: Electricity is a pressing need; roll out more clusters to solve infra issues #Press #Media @FirstPostBiz

Lack of adequate infrastructure is an oft cited problem by Indian industry, but nowhere is it more acutely felt than in small and medium enterprises and they’re hoping that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will come up with a whole new…

#GreyhoundInMedia: #SME Survey: Businesses want protection of low-skilled labourers in Budget 2014 #Press #Media @FirstPostBiz

Indian small and medium enterprises employ over 40 percent of the total workforce in the country, but they only contribute to 17 percent of GDP. In fact after  agriculture, SMEs are the second to fostering employment opportunities. Yet in January-February 2013,…

SME Survey: Industry Hopes For An Equal Platform To Take On The Big Guns

It doesn’t help to be small in Indian industry with a majority of SMEs complaining that they are constantly being shouldered aside by their bigger competitors when it comes to marketing and having access to technology solutions, and they’re hoping…

SME Survey: Govt Scheme For Collateral-Free Loans Useless, Need Of The Hour Is Dedicated Exchange

Fund raising is the biggest challenge faced by small and medium enterprises in India, limiting their ability to retain talents, innovate and do necessary research and development, a pre-budget survey conducted among 540 SMEs has found. Not surprisingly almost all…

SME survey: PE sector unregulated, Govt Should Step In To Safeguard Cos’ Interests

Is money flowing into the small and medium enterprises (SME) sector in India? Is there a spurt in the growth in the SMEs sector? We believe so given that the news reports are gung ho about either startup A or…