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Religare Health Insurance has automated its rewards and recognition (R&R) process by introducing the ‘I appreciate you’ programme. It has installed an appreciation-based recognition...

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India and Germany formally collaborate for skill development and vocational education

India and Germany have entered into two formal agreements, to collaborate in the areas of skill development and vocational education. The formal agreements will...

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Summer interns offered average stipend of Rs 2 lakh for 2...

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Udemy to launch corporate learning solution in India

Online learning platform, Udemy, has revealed its intention to launch its corporate learning solution, Udemy for Business, in India. This subscription-based offering comprises 3,500...

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Online tutors earn between Rs 4.80 lakh to Rs 9.25 lakh...

The increased focus on e-learning programmes in India has resulted in a demand growth for online tutors. The average annual salary of an online...

Cadila thinks out-of-the-box, encourages learning through Whatsapp

Other than the ‘Good Morning’ messages, people now use WhatsApp to exchange notes and necessary information. These exchanges are usually restricted to personal use....

Tata Motors and Nirma University collaborate to augment employees’ technical skills

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Genpact’s ‘Genome’ to reskill staff

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Our work in India gives us ample opportunity to meet a whole lot of HR people, and over a period of time, it has...

IBM to ready 200,000 Indian women for STEM careers

International Business Machines (IBM), will be tying up with the governments of Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, to train more than two lakh girl...

Walmart offers education assistance programme to employees in Canada

Walmart, the retail company, has launched an education assistance programme for its full-time employees to attend an accredited college or university in Canada, with...

HRD Ministry may allow foreign institutes in India

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Employees are the most valuable assets for any organisation, which makes effective management of human resources essential. HR helps organisations structure their teams and...

Mysuru District Employment Exchange will coach underprivileged candidates for competitive exams

The Mysuru District Employment Exchange will be offering free coaching to students, especially the underprivileged ones, to help them ace the competitive examinations. The...

NSDC and Renault-Nissan Alliance collaborate in India

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Renault-Nissan Alliance India have collaborated to provide training to the workers of the latter on future technologies, at...

Welspun creates leadership pipeline through GLP learning programme

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TCS iON and Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) partner to train...

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ThoughtWorks’ ‘Vapasi’ initiative encourages women techies to return from career break...

ThoughtWorks, global software consultancy, recently concluded its fourth edition of the Vapasi programme, which aimed to encourage women developers currently on a career break,...

Infosys launches bridge programme for faster career growth of employees

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TCS to democratise hiring with equal opportunity for students from...

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How ‘learn and share’ initiatives have empowered employees in Fujitsu

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Yes Bank partners Coursera for a future-ready workforce

Upon completion of the programme, employees will receive sharable e-course certificates from leading global institutes.

NIIT signs L&D deal with Pitney Bowes

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Skillsoft and Shine partner to enhance learning

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How Cipla’s self-learning and continuous learning approach is a game-changer

Aligning the efforts with its philosophy of continuous learning, Cipla University offers best-in-class learning that helps its people do better at their jobs.

How mobile and AI are redefining learning

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How Shine Learning can help upgrade skill sets

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KOHLER India’s Sales Training Academy, recently launched KOBOT on the Facebook Messenger platform to help people learn at their own pace, based on their needs.

Tech Mahindra to reskill 117,000 employees through edX.org

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