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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

Unemployment rises to 10.72% from 9.81% in a week’s time

Unemployment rate in rural India has been steadily rising. The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) had reported the unemployment rate as being 7.21...

NSDC-Apna app offer professional networking platform for blue & grey-collar workers

Apna, India’s largest professional-networking platform for blue- and grey-collar workers, has entered into an agreement with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide...

TCS may cross half million in employee strength by the end of 1st quarter

TCS, the largest employer in the private sector,is expected to increase its headcount to 500,000 in the next three months. The IT giant completed...

It’s intrinsic motivation that matters

In every organisation, there will always be some pro-active people, who meet the targets, finish projects on time and are willing to go the...

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GLOBAL HR NEWS

Volkswagen strikes wage deal, salaries will rise by 2.3%

Volkswagen has struck a wage deal with IG Metall, the German union that represents 1,20,000 employees, that is, about 18 per cent of its...

Atlassian to hire 300 R&D engineers in India, 1000 globally, this year

Atlassian Corporation, Australian software company, is gearing up to expand its India team by about 300 R&D engineers. Globally, it is working towards hiring...

Unemployment in Australia drops to one-year low

Data reveals that unemployment in Australia has dropped to a one-year low, and the number of people in jobs has exceeded pre-pandemic levels. This...

As a retention strategy, Walmart to shift hourly workers to full-time roles

In a bid to retain employees, Walmart Inc. will shift more of its US workforce to full-time positions. The retailer expects at least two-thirds...

LATEST

Lenovo India ropes in PepsiCo’s HR director Bhavya Misra as CHRO

Lenovo India has today announced the appointment of Bhavya Misra, HR director, Pepsico, as the CHRO. Misra will be based out of Bengaluru and...

Even CXOs can feel stagnated in their career

It's common for mid-level managers to feel stuck and stagnated, when they can’t foresee any further growth path. In some cases, existing jobs are...

“HR’s evolution as a strategic rather than just another business function is a mixed...

2020: What to learn – what to erase Clearly, 2020 dispelled big myths around physical presence. While one has to concede that many jobs (like...

PhonePe takes the first step towards upholding its D&I agenda

Most organisations keep talking about diversity and inclusion, but very few actually take concrete actions to make it possible. PhonePe, India’s prominent digital payments...

PARTNER POSTS

Develop new-age future-ready HR leadership skills and competencies

Effective HR leaders play the role of catalysts in high-performing sustainable organisations. Today’s dynamic and disruptive environment is resulting in a business context that...

Gi Group helps manage talent supply during festival / seasonal hiring peaks

Festivities and traditions are at the heart of Indian culture. For most Indian families, festivals are an opportunity to not only celebrate and enjoy...

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...

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