Technology

DoPT makes retirement of Central Government employees easy

DoPT makes retirement of Central Government employees easy

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 21 September 2017

A mobile app will help retiring officials monitor the progress of their pension settlements.

Mobile App ‘m-EPF’ to help employees check their PF balance and pension

Mobile App ‘m-EPF’ to help employees check their PF balance and pension

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 20 September 2017

EPFO has decided to go digital for the convenience of its lakhs of subscribers and pensioners.

Unique bots and apps making HR faster and smarter

Unique bots and apps making HR faster and smarter

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 14 September 2017

Some HR apps and bots that have the power to provide HR an edge over various tasks that they do and how they do it

Microland’s employee mobile app to enhance business productivity and collaboration

Microland’s employee mobile app to enhance business productivity and collaboration

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 01 September 2017

The app aims to create a digitally enhanced and connected workspace.

Dalmatian to make recruitment process easier and economical

Dalmatian to make recruitment process easier and economical

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 16 August 2017

The rule-based recruitment website will automatically match the needs of the employers with that of the candidates.

 

LinkedIn goes faster and lighter with its enhanced app — Lite

LinkedIn goes faster and lighter with its enhanced app — Lite

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 21 July 2017

LinkedIn Lite Android App is fast, reduces data usage by 80 per cent and is built to run smoothly and offer faster access, even on lower-end smartphones.

Hire: Google’s new service to smoothen businesses’ recruitment process

Hire: Google’s new service to smoothen businesses’ recruitment process

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The new cohesive applicant tracking service will get rid of the manual applicant tracking system.

‘Sumehara’ or sweat harassment is real, and Japan has found a solution

‘Sumehara’ or sweat harassment is real, and Japan has found a solution

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 14 July 2017

‘Sumehara’ denotes the behaviour of office workers who annoy others with their noxious smell.

Hari Krishna Reddy, Co-founder & CEO, Param

Recruitment goes smarter with Steller Software Technologies’ Param.ai

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 26 June 2017

The platform is powered by analytics and artificial intelligence, which integrates seamlessly with a company’s applicant tracking system.

How Jaguar Land Rover, Lufthansa & Sberbank digitised HR for business excellence

How Jaguar Land Rover, Lufthansa & Sberbank digitised HR for business excellence

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 21 June 2017

HR heads from Jaguar Land Rover, Lufthansa and Sberbank share the challenges they faced in digitizing HR and what it takes to implement it and match employee expectations.

McDonald’s to use Snapchat, Spotify and Hulu for hiring

McDonald’s to use Snapchat, Spotify and Hulu for hiring

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 16 June 2017

The company has launched a new tool – Snaplications.

Five benefits of giving wearable devices to employees

Five benefits of giving wearable devices to employees

Avinash Kumar | HRKatha | Bengaluru | Monday, 12 June 2017

Wearable devices are playing an increasing role in employee wellness programmes

Pocket Buddy resolves OCBC’s HR queries

Pocket Buddy resolves OCBC’s HR queries

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 06 June 2017

OCBC Bank is putting HR in the pockets of its employees with a mobile app and chatbot integrated with the bank's human resources information system.

Gamified financial literacy for employee wellness

Gamified financial literacy for employee wellness

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 02 June 2017

Though organisations are already including financial wellness initiatives in their larger wellness programmes, the stickiness and real implementation of a saving plan is mostly amiss.

Tech Mahindra’s chatbot UVO alters workplace query resolution

Tech Mahindra’s chatbot UVO alters workplace query resolution

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 01 June 2017

NLP-based UVO not just responds to basic queries but also recognises subjective differences in how people tend to ask questions.

Five ways a hybrid cloud solution optimises the workforce

Five ways a hybrid cloud solution optimises the workforce

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 27 February 2017

With workers demanding more flexibility and choice, organisations face a challenge in managing and supporting such a free-spirited and dynamic workforce. 

Workplace disruption: How collaborative can robots and humans get?

Workplace disruption: How collaborative can robots and humans get?

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 12 January 2017

The time has already come for robots and humans to work together as a team — collaboratively producing significant results. 

Incognito hiring: How AI & VR enables bias-free decisions

Incognito hiring: How AI & VR enables bias-free decisions

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 05 January 2017

Organisations are now leveraging platforms that ensure the hiring process is devoid of any recruiter biases.

Holoport yourself to the next new year’s party

Holoport yourself to the next new year’s party

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 30 December 2016

Office parties have already transformed from dress up and walk in, to dress up and log in, but soon you may even be able to holoport yourself to the real party with your colleagues in office.

How technology is weaving magic in human resource management

How technology is weaving magic in human resource management

Debarshi Nayak | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 04 October 2016

Technology has changed the hiring process, selecting more appropriate candidates for each job, increasing efficiency and decreasing attrition.

Integrated technology can transform HR: A lesson from Pokemon Go

Integrated technology can transform HR: A lesson from Pokemon Go

Mangesh Bhide | Mumbai | Friday, 26 August 2016

Will mere automation/platform-based intervention bring in efficacy and consistency, and ensure repeatability?

KPMG powered by Oracle launches new services to enhance HR processes

KPMG powered by Oracle launches new services to enhance HR processes

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 27 October 2015

According to the 2015 KPMG HR Transformation Survey, 88 per cent of HR leaders plan to spend the same or more than last year on HR technology, while 30 per cent plan to replace their core HR systems in 2015 — an all-time high.

Small towners get an app for social learning

Small towners get an app for social learning

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 10 September 2015

The app is part of Talent Sprint’s BankersChoice product line offering virtual and self-service learning options. 

Now an app for jobseekers to fix interviews instantly

Now an app for jobseekers to fix interviews instantly

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 20 August 2015

The ePoise job interviews app has garnered investment of around Rs 3 crore from Orios Venture Partners and also few angel investors including Amit Ranjan, co-founder of Slideshare.

Infosys launches an app for optimal employee utilisation

Infosys launches an app for optimal employee utilisation

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The app, Zero Bench, allows the employees at Infosys to apply  for projects within the company, depending on their skillsets.

Talview launches an app for jobseekers

Talview launches an app for jobseekers

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 22 May 2015

Talview Candidate App enables candidates to spruce up their abilities for interviews through video interviews and solving aptitude tests for practice.

 

Now a mobile app to get jobs delivered everywhere, every time

Now a mobile app to get jobs delivered everywhere, every time

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 21 May 2015

Veuon, a Chennai-based company, has launched the first-of-its-kind mobile application to connect job providers and jobseekers through global positioning system.

SAP and IBM to integrate HR Solutions on the cloud

SAP and IBM to integrate HR Solutions on the cloud

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 11 May 2015

The integration will help simplify not only business processes but also processes of recruitment, management of workforce and hiring-related decision-making. 

How to build a career in big data & analytics

How to build a career in big data & analytics

Vivek Agarwal | Chennai | Thursday, 23 April 2015

Analytics talent is in short supply and is expected to be so for the next five years.

Why are enterprise social networks ineffective?

Why are enterprise social networks ineffective?

Abhijit Bhaduri | Bengaluru | Monday, 13 April 2015

Employees must be able to fearlessly criticise any policy or view without being censured or admonished.

Gut Feeling or Big Data: What should HR Managers follow?

Gut Feeling or Big Data: What should HR Managers follow?

Madhav Vamsi M | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 03 March 2015

How Big Data can be leveraged by HR professional to measure performance, predict behaviour of employees and also acquire talent.