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Paytm more preferred by Indian professionals than Google: LinkedIn

The rankings are based on analysis of flexible hours, a good parental leave policy, and time-off to do more than work to attract and retain good talent.

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Paytm Logo. Wikimedia Commons
  • Indian professionals prefer Paytm
  • After it, Amazon is the second most preferred app
  • Other preferred apps include Oyo, Flipkart, uber, etc.

Professionals in India prefer home-grown technology and mobile Internet companies such as One97 Communications (Paytm), Directi and Flipkart more than global giants such as Google Inc. and Amazon as their workplace, reveals a new report by LinkedIn which was published on Wednesday. The report includes the ranking of 25 most sought-after companies in India according to professionals, based on proprietary LinkedIn data as well as billions of actions by over 546 million professionals present on the platform.

Paytm is the most preferred app by indian professionals.Wikimedia Commons
Paytm is the most preferred app by Indian professionals. Wikimedia Commons

Amazon, which previously the second spot for the past two years in the list, consecutively, is now ranked fourth in the list after the top three companies namely Directi, Flipkart, and One97 Communications. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has been ranked seventh in the “Top Companies” list by Indian professionals on the social network site.

“The ‘Top Companies’ list highlights the companies where professionals in India want to work now, from homegrown companies to global giants,” said Adith Charlie, India Editor, LinkedIn. “Data shows us that an opportunity to work at solving big problems, rewriting the rules of one’s industry or simply putting a big name on one’s résume could be powerful motivators,” he added said.

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Ola saw a drop of 11 spots as it came down to the 16th this year from the fifth position in 2017, while McKinsey & Company made a significant jump to the sixth position from 24th last year. This year, more than 50 per cent of the companies in the list are new entrants including Directi (first), Anheuser-Busch InBev (fifth), EY (ninth) and Daimler AG (11th) which have given stiff competition to all the usual top runners namely Adobe (12th), Ola (16th) and Reliance Industries (24th).

Amazon is the second most preferred app. Wikimedia Commons

These rankings are based on analysis of flexible working hours, a great parental leave policy, and time-off to do more than work in order to attract as well as retain good talent. KPMG India and OYO, which is a network of budget hotels in the country, are the other companies which featured on the list of top 10 most preferred companies by Indian professionals. IANS

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Here are Tips to be Stylish this Winter Season

Winter essentials to keep you warm

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Here are some winter essentials to make you look stylish and fashionable. Pixabay

BY N. LOTHUNGBENI HUMTSOE

It’s that time of the year again when your calendar is going to be full of never ending Christmas and New Year parties. Stay warm yet stylish whether you’re staying home with a mug of hot cocoa or spending the night partying away.

Suggested by Flipkart Fashion, here is a list of winter essentials that are a la mode and won’t burn a hole in your pocket:

1. Fur is Fur-ever

One can never go wrong with a faux fur jacket. This comfy jacket is made with fleece fabric that gives the look and feel of fur. It can be worn with a nice party dress and even over a pair of rugged denim.

2. Soothing blue polyester jacket

If you live in a city where winters are not only chilly but also damp, this is your go-to winter wear. The polyester layer prevents the cold wind from entering and also keeps the dampness away. Fit for an early morning jog and also for casual outings.

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Boots can be easily paired with any winter wear. Pixabay

3. Graceful Purple Pullover

Purple is the colour of grace and grandeur and a purple pullover is a must-have in your wardrobe during the winter season. This graceful sweater looks chic and the white lace collar adds a unique visual appeal.

4. Maroon high neck

Shades of red are all about power! This gorgeous maroon sweater looks dapper with any kind of outfit – whether you wear it with simple blue jeans or a sequinned skirt, it will always make you look ultra-chic. You can experiment with this sweater all you want, a must-have indeed!

5. Boots to suit the winter mood

If you are the kind of person who wants it all, these are the boots for you. A perfect combination of warm and chic, this can easily be paired with dresses, skirts, jackets and blazers.

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6. Chic

Add this comfy wool solid coat to your winter wardrobe. It will keep you warm and make your winter look on point. (IANS)