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Shift to a Poaching Strategy When There Are Few Unemployed to Hire

Have you seen this startling current job market statistic? For the first time in this century, there are more job openings than unemployed people. And this shortage of unemployed applicants means that you must shift your recruiting strategy from an
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What would the unemployment rate in April 2018 be?

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard The unemployment rate in India was around 7.25 per cent during the first fortnight of April 2018. This unemployment rate is high compared to the levels
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Not a Happy New Year: Unemployment rate continues to remain elevated

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard The unemployment rate continues to remain elevated. During the week ended March 18, it was 6.8 per cent. This was a tad lower than the previous week's 7 per
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Rising jobs challenge: Unemployment rate remains elevated, LPR worsens

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard The unemployment rate remained elevated in the week ended March 11. It has been rising steadily and the labour participation rate, which has not been
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Feb unemployment rate at 15-month high as more people out seeking jobs

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard The unemployment rate increased to 6.1 per cent in February 2018. It was 5 per cent in January and less than 5 per cent in the preceding two months. The 6.1
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Unemployment rate rises to 71-week high as labour participation increases

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard The unemployment rate reached a 71-week high in the week ended February 25. It is possible that February 2018 will end with the highest unemployment rate in
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How policymakers can transform rural India as a new driver for job creation

From: Buisness-standard By Ejaz Syed Ghani Recommended by: business-standard One of the biggest challenges that India faces is job creation. Unlike an ageing population in China, Europe and the US, India has a young population,
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How to Use Relocation to Win the War For Talent

In the past couple of years, we’ve been able to count on at least one piece of good news each month: steadily dropping unemployment rates. But a low unemployment rate can be a double-edged sword if you’re a recruiter or...
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Good news: Unemployment is rising

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard The unemployment rate has been crawling up recently. I consider this to be a good sign because this seems to reflect a rise in the labour participation rate
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Arguing about aspirations

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard Conventional wisdom states that unemployment rate in a poor country like India is bound to remain low because people cannot afford to remain unemployed.

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