Most Indian employees want to work in these companies
The JobBuzz Workplace Index for December 2017 identifies consumer durables as the best sector to work for in India. This sector has been rated as best sector for three consecutive months in a row at the JobBuzz index. December 11, 2017: Over the past few months, the consumer durables sector has grabbed headlines with growing awareness, easier access, and changing lifestyles driving the growth of the sector. The consumer durables sector is stated as one of the key employment generators in India. It is said that for one direct job in the industry, three more indirect jobs are created alongside simultaneously. With such huge workforce base, it is not easy to keep everyone happy. However, the consumer durables sector has been able to achieved this feat by being ranked as the best sector to work in India by majority of employees, continuously for the past three months. The JobBuzz Workplace Index for December 2017 also identifies consumer durables as the best pay master. This month, automobiles sector ranked second on the workplace index. The consumer durables and FMCG sector were highly rated for their workplace culture. Automobiles and infrastructure sector were rated at par for the career growth opportunities they offer. IT sector was applauded for its 'workplace culture' but ranked last basis its overall index value, in Nov-Dec 2017. "Rising disposable incomes, changes in customer preferences is creating business opportunities thus pushing the talent demand in the consumer durables sector. With large number of people of joining the sector every month, the consumer durables sector, to its credit, has been able to match-up to the expectations of its workforce. It is indeed a benchmark for other sectors to take clue and create policies to build a happy and engaged workforce," said Sanjay Goyal, Head of Product, Technology & Marketing, TimesJobs & JobBuzz. DOWNLOAD THE DECEMBER 2017 EDITION OF JOBBUZZ WORKPLACE INDEX HERE (https://jobbuzz.timesjobs.com/images/pdf/workplaceindexdec2017.pdf) About JobBuzz Workplace Index: The JobBuzz Workplace Index is a compilation of employee ratings from across a selection of companies varying in size, geography and industry on various critical workplace parameters. The index value has been kept at 100. The percentages are an indicator of ratings being provided by the employees on JobBuzz for their respective companies. These percentages are an indicator of happiness quotient of employees. About JobBuzz: JobBuzz is an information exchange platform for candidates and employers in form of reviews, ratings and company insights. JB is an open platform where they interact to influence each other.
Dec 11, 2017 - TimesJobs
HELLO! Jazz Brunch at Rustomjee Seasons, BKC Annexe
Mumbai, December 3, 2017: HELLO! India's leading celebrity and luxury lifestyle brand in association with Rustomjee Seasons, BKC Annexe hosted a special brunch unlike any other on Sunday, December 3. The two provided an extraordinary experience to the guests with beautiful amalgamation of music and food by Ryan Sadri and Chef Farrokh Khambata, respectively. The 33 year-old saxophonist Ryan Sadri, known for his exceptional collaborations across genres, played mesmerizing Jazz music that left the audience enthralled. Soon, celebrated Chef Farrokh Khambata took over and filled the room with delicious aroma of his secret Thai recipe. What made this moment even more special was the fact that this recipe was prepared for the first time in front of a live audience and let them in into his world of recipes. Adding the wow factor of the event was Infinity Cars who displayed the all-new BMW 5 series. Speaking about this unique combination of music and food, Ruchika Mehta - Editor, HELLO! said, "HELLO! has been associated with sophistication and panache since its inception hence we as a brand saw great value in curating this special Jazz Brunch in association with Rustomjee . We are delighted to have the best in culinary and music industry on-board with us. With jazz musician Ryan Sadri and Chef Farrokh Khambata working their magic, we are sure that it will be a memorable afternoon." Commenting on the brunch and their association with HELLO!, Shekhar Lele - GM - Marketing, Rustomjee said, "At Rustomjee, everything we do is designed to create experiences for our customers and bring them back to everything they are passionate about. And as a part of this philosophy, we are associating with HELLO! and personalities like Chef Farrokh Khambata and Ryan Sadri to create unique experiences of luxury, culinary and music. This association strongly reflects the philosophy of My Spaces." Guests such as Parvez Damania, Dilshad Khambata, Luke Kenny, Nisha Jamwal, Priyanka & Ashish Thakur, Priya Nathani, Riyhad Kundanmal, Rahul Jagtiani and Abha Bakaya to name a few were spotted at the brunch. About HELLO! HELLO! is the world's most iconic brand for high life. The world's largest celebrity magazine is the preferred choice for exclusive celebrity news for over eight million avid readers across the globe. In India it offers its readers an exclusive insight into the most elusive and sought out celebrities. We bring home the latest and hottest celebrity news and the lifestyles of the rich and famous, embracing their glamour and grandeur. Keeping the profile of the magazine in mind, only the creme de la creme of society- Royalty, entertainment stars, industrialists, sports stars, eminent NRIs and other social trendsetters are featured. About Worldwide Media: Worldwide Media is a part of the Times Group, one of India's largest media and entertainment conglomerates, and publishes Filmfare - India's No 1 entertainment magazine. Femina - India's largest women's magazine, BBC TopGear, HELLO!, BBC GoodHomes, GRAZIA, Lonely Planet Magazine India, Home Trends and BBC Knowledge are other exciting titles from Worldwide Media. About Rustomjee: Rustomjee has carved a niche for itself in the ever-growing real estate sector, with a portfolio that includes 14.32 million square feet of completed projects; 12 million square feet of ongoing development and another 28 million square feet of planned development in the pipeline, spanning across the best locations of Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). Their portfolio currently includes two very large townships, residential spaces, office complexes, retail developments, spaces for healthcare and education spread across BKC Annex, Khar, Off Juhu Circle, Kandivali, Borivali, Virar and Thane. Rustomjee lays emphasis on adding value to the lives of their homeowners through their core business, their CSR initiatives and philanthropy. They have strived to ensure that every blueprint includes childfriendly spaces for parks, playgrounds, and learning rooms and thereby encouraging families to spend quality time with each other.
Dec 8, 2017 - Hello!
The Economic Times ABLC '17 carves a path for an ascendant Asia
Kuala Lumpur, 4 December 2017: Building on the successful launch of its inaugural edition, The Economic Times Asian Business Leaders Conclave 2017 (ABLC) returned to deliberate on developments in the Asian economy since last year. It acted as a melting pot for thought leaders, governments and business leaders to further the cause of greater economic integration between emerging and leading countries in the region. The 2 day landmark event was held at Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 2nd edition saw the conclave graced by the presence of YAB Dato' Sri Mohd. Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, joined by Guest of Honour, Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia. The event bore witness to greater involvement of regional governments and focused on the steps Asia as a unit must take to achieve development goals and move towards not just complete economic independence, but also greater eminence in the new world order. It also acted as a focal point for discussions between ASEAN, India and the Middle East. Talking about how young leaders are pivotal to the success of Asia, Yang Berhormat Dato' Sri Mohd. Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, said, "We launched the inaugural event last year here in Kuala Lumpur, and I am delighted it is now becoming an annual event to be hosted by Malaysia. I am all the more pleased that we have with us here today government and business leaders from across Asia. The event has become a platform for connectivity beyond India and Malaysia to also cover ASEAN and South Asia, and I hope that it will continue to expand in the future." Expressing his views on the conclave, Mr. Deepak Lamba, President -Times Strategic Solutions, said, "As Asia continues to develop and innovate abundantly, it has gained more influence on a global scale. This rapid growth also offers numerous business opportunities which need to be tapped strategically. The 2nd edition of the Asian Business Leaders Conclave, to be held under the patronage of the Honorable Malaysian Prime Minister and other dignitaries, will see authorities and thought leaders converge to frame reforms and strategic ties that will help assert Asia's position as the torchbearer of the global economy." Quotes by other influential speakers: "Digital Disruption seems a negative word to me. What we should be saying is digital acceleration. This is the generation where the internet and the web is the force for good. Where the workforce of the future is going? There is an entire generation of our workforce that are in two states, they are either online or streaming. Their expectations and how they grow and access to information and knowledge is vastly different from when I first began work years ago. The workforce of today's generation that is better prepared, with higher expectations and being ambitious. The web allows you try and fail fast. Now more than any other time in the history of the world this is the time to be a millennial." - Sajith Sivanandan, Managing Director- Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines and & New Emerging Markets, Google "Technological disruption in electric vehicles is not disruption, the disruption has not come to Asia just yet but we will see a lot of new car brands being born in the next few years, both within Asian and around the world. But what we will see moving forward, is a lot of new technology related to electric and hybrid vehicles, and many of these will come out of Asia. And if Asia wants to compete in this field, there are a lot of innovations and developments that need to be made and in a fairly short amount of time." - Larissa Tan, CEO, Vanda Electrics on the long-term vision of the battery business The conclave hosted entrepreneurs, business owners, policy makers and senior government authorities from all across Asia. Other highlights were the dedicated zone for startups where entrepreneurs showcased their services/products and also the industry focused parallel sessions. ABLC also proved to be a great platform for cultural exchanges that helped understand the common aspirations of Asians across borders. About ET Edge Times Strategic Solutions Ltd., functional under the brand name ET Edge, is an Economic Times initiative founded to empower multiple industries and segments by sharing critical business knowledge through exhibitions, strategic conferences and summits. Encompassing the Indian business vista, ET Edge strives to bring together visionaries and key leaders on its knowledge platforms to create social and business ecology conducive to the positive changes required by the industry. The main aim of this initiative is to channel global business intelligence through expos, summits and conferences in overarching lectures, hands-on workshops, panels, roundtables, face to face meetings and case studies.
Dec 5, 2017 - ET Edge
The ET Asian Business Leaders Conclave sees all eyes on ascendant Asia
November, Malaysia: Building on the successful launch of its inaugural edition, The Economic Times Asian Business Leaders Conclave 2017 (ABLC) is back to catalyse the developments in the Asian economy since last year. It will act as a channel for thought leaders, governments and business leaders to further the cause of greater economic integration between emerging and leading countries in the region. The conclave is scheduled to take place from 29th November to 30th November 2017 at the Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In its launch edition, ABLC established itself as an important economic platform for candid discussions on economic ties, international business, etc. and had the rare distinction of being addressed by The Honorable Prime Minister of Malaysia and India (Via Video Conferencing). The 2nd edition will see greater involvement of regional governments, who are looking to come together to deliberate on the future course of Asia. The discussion will focus around what steps Asia as a unit must take to achieve development goals and move towards not just complete economic independence, but also the greater dominance in the new world order. It will also act as a focal point for discussion between ASEAN, India and the Middle East. Expressing his views on the conclave, Mr. Deepak Lamba, President -Times Strategic Solutions, said, "As Asia continues to develop and innovate abundantly, it has gained more influence on a global scale. This rapid growth, also offers numerous business opportunities which need to be tapped strategically. The 2nd edition of the Asian Business Leaders Conclave, to be held under the patronage of the Honorable Malaysian Prime Minister and other dignitaries will see authorities and thought leaders converge to frame reforms and strategic ties that will help assert Asia's position as the torchbearer of the global economy." This year the special address will be delivered by senior Asian Government Representatives, Amir Hossain Amu, Minister of Industries, Bangladesh and Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister, State of Haryana, India. They, together with other industry prophets will deliberate on enhancing regional economic integration agenda, eliminating barriers to international trade and investment in the region and giving greater impetus to the sustainable and inclusive development of Asia. This conclave will have entrepreneurs, business owners, policy makers and senior government authorities from all across Asia. One of the highlights would be the dedicated zone for startups where entrepreneurs can showcase their services/products and meet with potential investors. Making sure that the conclave touches upon all the macro agendas of the booming sectors, it will have Industry focused parallel sessions. ABLC will also prove as a great platform for cultural exchanges that will help understand the common aspirations of Asians. The conclave will host a series of interactive panel discussions, candid chat sessions for exchange of ideas, live talks and interviews with the most influential leaders and networking meetings. Some of the key topics discussed during the summit were as follows: · Untapped opportunities to boost Intra - Asian trade · Eliminating barriers to international trade and investment in the region · Role of the financial sector in attainment of inclusive growth · Enhancing collaborative efforts for greater Industrial growth in Asia · Driving global investments in Infrastructure to Asia · Opportunities for collaboration in the MSME sector between ASEAN and India Renowned Asian representatives for the conclave: · YAB Dato' Sri Mohd. Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia · Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (via video conference) · Andy Xie, An Independent Economist based in Shanghai · GM Rao, Group Chairman GMR Group · James Law JP, Founder, Chairman, CEO James Law Cybertecture · Mr. Alhaz Amir Hossain Amu, Minister of Industries, Republic of Bangladesh · Mr. Fakhrul Mazid Mahmud, APS, Ministry of Industries, Bangladesh · H.E Ouk Prachea Secretary of State (Vice Minister) Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia · Chheav Pha, Director of Market Development, Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia · Sushil Premajayantha, Minister of Science, Technology and Research, Sri Lanka · Mr. Chaminda Welegama, APS, Sri Lanka · Dr. Chuang Suo Ho, Vice Chairman, Taitra, Taiwan · Ms. Ivy Ko, Project Manager, Taitra, Taiwan On the Day 2 of the conclave the 2nd edition of Most Promising Leaders of Asia Coffee Table Book will be launched. It will enlist young leaders who are an important part of the story of a resurgent Asia. Renowned Asian representatives, such as Mr. Fakhrul Mazid Mahmud, APS, Ministry of Industries; H.E Ouk Prachea Secretary of State (Vice Minister) Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia; Chheav Pha,Director of Market Development, Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia. Also, representatives from Indian and Asian companies, such as Fortis Healthcare & Religare, & Shriram Group, James Law Cybertecture, Hong Kong, GMR Group, Taiwan External Trade Development Council, Ravin Group of Companies, Logie Group, Hong Kong, ICICI Ventures etc. will be there.
Nov 27, 2017 - ET Edge
TOI concludes its landmark sports summit - GSBS 2017
18th November'17, Mumbai: The day three of the mega event, The Times of India Global Sports Business Summit (GSBS), was addressed by Dr. B Ashok, IAS, secretary department of Sports & Youth affairs, among other experts, bureaucrats and policy makers. The day focused on sports science, its role in Paralymics and schools, sport nutrition and mental training. Calling India a natural sporting nation Dr. B. Ashok said, "India has a wealth of knowledge in managing sporting performance. Every state in India will have to work on identifying challenges and bridging the gap. Currently only Cricket and Football are two major sports being encouraged and getting attention in India." The last day of GSBS brought together a diverse range of medical experts in a panel discussion on the role of sports science- from grassroots to Olympics. Describing the role of a sports physio Dr. Zeinia Somar, Sports, Physio, Olympic Gold Quest said, "If you are a sports physio, you need to play multiple role, a psychologist, a nutritionist and a supporter." She added, "A good athlete has a team of doctor, nutritionist, psychologist, and physiotherapist and it acts as a strength to an athlete's performance." Specialist in sports medicine, Dr. Anup Krishnan, reiterated the importance of time, patience, money and experts, in making of a champion. In a presentation on India's Paralympic Moment, Madhavi Latha, President-Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India, encouraged everyone to participate in sports. She said, "Sports science has now given everyone an opportunity despite disability." Talking about inculcating sports at school level, Lt. Gen Manvender Singh, Founder of Director Sportseed PRO said, "The opportunity and facilities to pursue sports given at a school level makes a huge difference in a child's life. Sports builds a social attitude, healthy discipline and cultivates fitness habits." He also spoke about the alarming effects that technology has on kids making them low on self-esteem, grounding them indoors and leading to obesity and unhealthy lifestyle. The session then proceeded to a panel discussion on sports nutrition and mental training in sports, where the panellists threw light on the need of proper nutrients for athletes right from childhood to give them a healthy start. In a panel discussion on convergence of the old with the new, using data to optimize training and techniques and enhance performanceJohn Gloster, Head of Sports Science, GoSports Foundation quoted, "It's extremely important to listen to your athlete with the help of regular data stored as it helps them measure performance, understand progress and to work the gaps. Robot management for athletes is very essential as it is not possible to manage every athlete individually." Later, Dr. Nikhil Latey physiotherapist and sports scientist, Sportsmed presented a CSE study on techniques and postures for shooter and how sports science can be applied to amateur sports and bring in a change in India's representation in Tokyo 2020. In the concluding session, Lokek Suji, Director, E Sports Federation showed the audience a glimpse of e-sports. He said, 'E-sports is probably the most naturally relevant sport to today's generation'. He shared, that countries and universities are now recognising e-sports as an upcoming field and Asia is the biggest market for sports." The main purpose of the conference was to catalyse business and create awareness about sports and products used in sports like sportswear, sports accessories, sports goods etc. as well as sports nutrition and wellness technique. This landmark exhibition features 5000+ national and international sports products spread over 6000+ square metres of exhibition space, with an expected audience of 8000+ trade visitors and sports enthusiasts set to visit this mega exhibition spread over the course of 3 days. With an all-encompassing exhibitor category featuring National & international brands, 5 tactically focused conferences, strategically aligned B2B meets, 50+ hosted international and national buyers and hands-on workshops, GSBS represents a stellar convergence of the sports business ecosystem like no other. Moreover, the exhibition also boasts a strong government connection with support from 5 State Partners plus the presence of a Taiwanese Country Pavilion, making GSBS an unparalleled platform for everyone who wants to delve deeper into the sports ecosystem. About The Times of India Global Sports Business Show 2017 The Times of India Global Sports Business Show (GSBS) 2017 is a platform that will bring together top corporates, leading stakeholders, policy makers, international sports brands, leagues, sports management companies and everybody who is a part of the sports business value chain under one roof to help India realize the dream of becoming a truly international sporting nation with world class infrastructure. This initiative will accentuate the government's vision to create a sustainable sporting ecosystem in India through infrastructure development, attracting investments in the sports sector and also position India as a sports destination in overseas markets.
Nov 21, 2017 - ET Edge
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