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Annual holiday for mental health on October 9

Media company, Thomson Reuters, has introduced an annual company holiday on October 9, calling it Mental Health Day. With so much uncertainty surrounding people, it...

Time for the ‘optimism tonic’

Will I still be employed at the end of the year? Will my children be able to attend school anytime soon? What if there...

Can Big Data lead to HR stereotypes?

Big data helps human resources create a quicker way of selecting the ‘right-fit’ candidates and also do away with many unconscious human biases that...

How work-from-home is fighting ableism

Teen Vogue, an American online publication, interviewed people on the concept of remote working. One employee diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis claimed that the WFH...

Ritesh Agrawal, head-HR, Quess Corp, moves on after two-year stint

After a two-year stint as head-HR, Quess Corp, Ritesh Agrawal, has decided to call it quits. Confirming the news to HRKatha, Agrawal says that...

Notice Board – Episode 9

How to survive this crisis amidst #Coronavirus. Times are difficult and we need to stay cool and be connected online. Here is another new...

Notice Board – Episode 8

Here is another new episode of #Noticeboard - brought to you by HR Katha. In this episode the topics of discussion are 'how companies...

THIS WEEK

Walmart announces pay raise for employees

Walmart, the American multinational retail company, will give its 165,000 employees a pay hike. As a result, many of its employees who were working...

BEL announces 17 vacancies, in Bangalore and Kochi

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has announced 17 vacancies for engineers, the recruitment for which will take place at Bengalure and Kochi. There are three opening...

Vernacular.ai is gearing up to expand, double workforce

Four years ago, Vernacular.ai was established by two graduates from IIT-Roorkee. This AI-driven voice engine aims to improve customer experience, as it is equipped...

Amazon India launches 2nd all-women delivery station, promotes diversity

E-commerce company, Amazon, has established a delivery station in Kadi, in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, which is managed entirely by women. A total...

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Amazon India launches 2nd all-women delivery station, promotes diversity

E-commerce company, Amazon, has established a delivery station in Kadi, in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, which is managed entirely by women. A total...

Five ways leaders can accelerate innovation in their organisation

Leaders are at the forefront of this change and tasked with giving direction to their organisations, to successfully emerge from this crisis unscathed. It...

Traits of a connector manager

Not all mentorships yield great results. The success of managers in training and enhancing the performance of their team members depends on the type...

Rahul Taneja back in Essar stable, as MD, Essar Capital

Rahul Taneja, who was earlier, group chief people officer of Jindal Steel and Power, has moved back to the Essar family. He has joined...

PARTNER POSTS

Three steps for the future of work

Two days before International Workers Day, on April 29, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) published its latest assessment, where it was said that 68...

House of Cheer launches ‘happiness tool’ for employees, corporates

The key to a successful business lies in not only focusing on the customers' needs but also ensuring that the employees are happy and...

Reduce fixed costs with incentive-based pay

The #NewNormal is causing companies to re-balance their sheets. This article offers a detailed description of how leaders can reduce their fixed costs with...

The Show Must Go On: Need for A Business-Continuity Plan

When the unimaginable crisis becomes a reality, organisations are faced with unprecedented challenges to think and act quickly across different levels to mitigate risks...

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