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Naukri JobSpeak Index for February witnessed an uptick of over 22 per cent in hiring activity at 2,356 job listings as compared to January at 1,925.(File photo for representation)

Hiring activities spike in February: Report

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:04 PM IST
Digitisation and automation have resulted in a record sequential growth of 33 per cent in hiring activities in February, according to a report.
Technological advances -- such as improved vision, mobility and end-of-arm tools for grabbing objects -- have expanded the uses for automation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Technological advances -- such as improved vision, mobility and end-of-arm tools for grabbing objects -- have expanded the uses for automation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

The spread of Covid-19 led to a surge in orders for factory robots

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:14 PM IST
  • The need for automation became apparent outside the auto industry as workforces were hobbled by coronavirus, making it difficult to keep up with demand. Sales rose in some industries as household income that would have been spent on restaurants and entertainment went instead to consumer goods.
Ashish Sukhadeve, Founder and CEO, Analytics Insight
Ashish Sukhadeve, Founder and CEO, Analytics Insight

Artificial Intelligence is driving intelligent automation, augmentation and disruptive innovation

UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 05:28 PM IST
Enterprises that use Artificial Intelligence to amplify human potential will lead, while those that don’t will lag. Today, business leaders are realizing that for AI to reach its full potential they must develop competency in new-age technologies to gain actionable insights.
Parveen said, “Contractors are not ready to pay us adequately for the hard work and the time we invest in preparing publicity material. They prefer to buy it from big firms on cheaper rates.”(HT Photo)
Parveen said, “Contractors are not ready to pay us adequately for the hard work and the time we invest in preparing publicity material. They prefer to buy it from big firms on cheaper rates.”(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Automation hits business of these seasonal flag-makers

Hindustan Times, JALANDHAR | By Gagandeep Jassowal
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 09:38 AM IST
Asha said around 250 to 300 women, who tied up with private firms, used to stitch publicity material in Jalandhar till 2012.
Women are shouldering hand-in-hand with their male counterparts and are exploring for newer avenues and reaching out to take on the task to learn new skills.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Women are shouldering hand-in-hand with their male counterparts and are exploring for newer avenues and reaching out to take on the task to learn new skills.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Women opting for offbeat careers in manufacturing, automation, block-chain

By Saumya Khare
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2019 06:57 PM IST
Now, people will have to invest more on building up their skill sets and also keep tuning themselves to innovations and remain updated with required skill sets.
Modernisation of workforce is necessary to counter challenges posed by automation(istockphoto)
Modernisation of workforce is necessary to counter challenges posed by automation(istockphoto)

Workforce in the age of automation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2018 04:06 PM IST
With automation upgrading every industry, there have been concerns about the loss of jobs, as machines are set to outperform menial human tasks
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