The journey to enabling paradigm shifts in corporate learning: enParadigm’s John...

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How ‘design thinking’ can transform your talent development strategies

Ever wondered what goes behind creating the new innovative products – such as those of Apple? Thanks to design thinking, we have these amazing...

How to make learning more engaging

Ever since the lockdown that relegated employees to their homes, there has been an overemphasis on learning and upskilling for the workforce. While the...

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

Continuous learning and knowledge sharing can go a long way in empowering employees even while driving organisational goals. Fujitsu Consulting India, a global delivery...

It pays to learn AI at OLX India

Under the flagship programme of the company, called ‘AI Accelerator’, all employees at OLX India have been given quarterly targets to learn different aspects...

Air Asia India employees together clock 2.43 lakh hours of learning...

At a time when the entire aviation sector is inactive, with staff sitting at home, many airlines are using different means to keep their...

How effective are financial rewards for learning?

Every good organisation will have a learning and development programme in place to help its employees grow and contribute in greater quality. However, getting...

Tata Steel helps its workers go the gig way

Tata Steel recently launched an interesting pilot programme for its maintenance crew, comprising workers who look after the plant and heavy machinery in its...

Five best ways to future-proof your HR skills

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

Why lean learning is important for agile organisations

Toyota Production System (TPS) is a classic success story in manufacturing process, which enabled the Japanese automobile Company to eliminate seven kinds of wastes...

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....

Don’t judge employee activities by participation

What do we really want at the end of every employee activity? Well, it depends on what the programme is all about and what...

NCDEX goes for ‘relevant upskilling’ during lockdown

Employees at the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) are regularly attending in-house learning sessions, through webinars on agricultural economy, product knowledge and other...

Four ways to impact behavioural change through learning

Digital learning is the talk of the town. With byte sized and on-the-go learning, people are able to learn almost anything, and that too...

How PayU is upskilling its employees by providing AI training

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the future, and for a financial technology solutions company, AI capabilities have to be adopted across levels. That is, why...

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

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India’s no.1 IT services company, conducted a National Qualifier Test (NQT) on TCS iON, its digital platform. The all-inclusive online campus...

How to hire people with high learning capacity

We are living in an ever changing world. The continuously evolving technology is changing the landscape of work and business with each passing day....

Genpact’s ‘Genome’ to reskill staff

Genpact, global professional services provider, has launched an internal project, Genome, which will help reskill its employees. Within this programme, skilled employees or experts,...

How Hindustan Unilever devised a programme to make its employees future...

Consumer goods company, Hindustan Unilever (HUL), has come up with a new initiative wherein its employees get an opportunity to work with other organisations,...

Driving organisational change through design thinking

Have you ever wondered, what led to the creation of Apple’s iPhone? How can one develop new capabilities to solve problems in an organisation?...

Welspun creates leadership pipeline through GLP learning programme

A wave of change is sweeping over the HR function in India, bringing a lot of challenges for all HR personnel. The primary issue...

Make L&D invisible to create a better learning culture

One of the primary demands of a changing world is to continuous learning. If you have to stay relevant, you just have to keep...

How automating R&R and L&D has helped Religare Health Insurance

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...

Groom your human resource management skills to improve your career potential

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

How learning culture at Avanse has encouraged cross-functional movement

The new-age non-banking financial company (NBFC), Avanse Financial Services, has focussed on building a culture of learning within the Company. In a conversation with...

Why companies need ‘programmatic learning’ for growth & diversification

Recently, Café Coffee Day partnered with a delivery partner to offer delivery services to its customers. As it was a new service the Company...

Top 10 learning experiences from an HR Consultant

Running a consultancy is not easy. You need to establish a name, be capable of influencing and selling, and also maintain a great image as you are constantly being watched by your clients. Here are some tips from Sandeep Krishnan to ace consulting.

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

Tata Motors has tied up with Nirma University to offer BTech degrees to its staff members at the Sanand Plant in Gujarat. This collaboration...

White Rivers Media’s informal learning programme

Learning does not take place only in classrooms. People can learn and get motivated by other people’s experiences as well. White Rivers Media, a...

India Inc. to embrace digital learning now more than ever

As people are becoming more cautious about the rising pandemic, corporates have declared work-from-home for many of its employees. As per Delhi government instructions,...

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,...

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.

Future of learning is in up-skilling, re-skilling and cross-skilling

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Belbin Team Roles: what it means to team effectiveness

A powerful explanation of what constitutes an effective team and the various roles that team members may need to take up in various business situations

MHRD gearing to translate SWAYAM courses and enrich SWAYAM PRABHA videos

The Ministry of Human Resource Development is gearing up to get all the 1900+ SWAYAM courses and 60000 SWAYAM PRABHA videos translated into 10...

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

Employers across the automobile, banking and finance, and telecom sectors are relying more on summer internships to zero in on potential candidates for full-time...

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...

Skillsoft’s Percipio: Redefining e-learning

Percipio is a cloud-based, content delivery and learning platform.

Volvo Eicher draws inspiration from movie characters to define competency levels

The automobile company has done away with redundant bookish terms and renamed the competency levels with comprehensive adjectives such as scientist, introspector, collaborator, executor, owner, strategist, magician and innovator.

MHRD urges at-home students to utilise e-learning

The digital initiatives of the Ministry provide learning materials for school students till class 12, and also for higher-ed students The Ministry of Human Resource...

HRD Ministry may allow foreign institutes in India

The Foreign Educational (Regulations of Entry and Operations) Bill, 2010 , which was rejected ten years back, is now being reconsidered a decade later....

NSDC and Renault-Nissan Alliance collaborate in India

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FADA Academy to train auto dealers and their workforce

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What’s in the Pepsi-HUL ‘Career JV’?

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Toyota transforms raw talent into world class skill champions

At the Toyota Kirloskar Motors Gurukul, raw talent undergoes structured training to become job ready and emerge as specialist skilled workers.

Training the managers, the Tesco way

An internal study reflected a gap in terms of deliveries, as the retail environment required leaders capable of working effectively across organisational lines and also contributing to customers and colleagues.

Business in learning: How Kohler turned its dealer meet into a...

Kohler organised a 5-day campus residential programme at IIM Bangalore for its key dealers and channel partners.

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...

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...

Tech Mahindra and BPUT tie up to train students on AI...

Tech Mahindra and the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) have collaborated to set up a Centre of Excellence (COE) at the College of...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...