The job index for April 2009, shows a drop of 4.7% (compared to March 2009) data
- Mild drop in hiring activity across most cities. Hyderabad picks up after a long slump
- Hiring activity in BPO and ITeS dropped by 22%,
- Hiring activity for Sales and Business Development professionals saw a dip of 8%
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Forbes India is launching it’s magazine in India
Forbes announced a deal with Network18 in 2007 (the most interesting part about that deal was that it was announced a day after TV18’s acquisition of Infomedia. The magazine, designed by Walter Bernard (famous for his redesign of Fortune magazine (1982) and Adweek,) and Milton Glacer and is being launched today. Forbes India will be published on a bi-weekly schedule and is priced at Rs 50.
After Infosys, Wipro has now become the second Indian IT services company to drop the name of Satyam from the list of its competitors.
The fake IPL player signs off with an interesting note.
Govt may have dropped its proposal of forcing TV channels to show “authorized” feed during emergencies but it is serious about censoring news portals and other sites.