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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

How Genpact’s Genome has reshaped employees’ careers

In today's times with Coronavirus, it is imperative for employees to reskill themselves in order to stay relevant and updated in society. Genpact has...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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.

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...

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 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.

What’s in the Pepsi-HUL ‘Career JV’?

This one-of-its-kind JV promises to offer enhanced exposure and learning opportunities to employees of both the companies, but will it stand the test of time and offer more than the usual L&D programmes? Industry observers opine!

Meta-skills important to facilitate learnability in future

With six to eight million young people expected to join the labour force annually, foundational knowledge and meta-skills will be the need of the hour.

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...

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.

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...

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

How do you define learnability? With learning mechanisms having evolved significantly over the years, newer ways have rendered older ones outdated. Do you think...

2017 HR Trends: Agile & micro learning will be trending: Hemalakshmi...

Some learning trends that we can anticipate in the New Year.

Learn the science of competency mapping

Quick pointers on competency mapping framework for organisations to enhance the effectiveness of their processes manifold.

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.

Skillsoft’s Percipio: Redefining e-learning

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

SBI and Oracle India launch digital skills programme

‘D-Change’— one of the largest digital and joint employee-volunteer programmes— will support education and learning, women’s empowerment and rural skills development in the country.

Why people miss the onsite learning sessions

With many organisations working remotely or adopting a hybrid working model, many of the HR functions and processes have also gone virtual. Leaning and...

Airtel gets Coursera to upskill its workforce for the future

Airtel staff will upgrade their skillsets in domains, such as emerging technologies, network technologies, cloud computing and leadership and soft skills.

How to maintain the learning curve for Gen X

Gen X is unique in the sense that they have had hands on experience of the both the old and new world, which has enhanced their adaptability quotient and also makes them amenable to various tools and approaches for learning, rather than sticking to one way only.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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How Shine Learning can help upgrade skill sets

The platform is aimed at bridging the skill gap that exists in the recruitment industry.

Leadership development: The new rule book

Companies across the globe are now realising the difference between managers and leaders, and also looking at different ways to groom leaders.  

FADA Academy to train auto dealers and their workforce

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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...

Social learning: A brilliant workforce transformation

Organisations follow a structured way of learning, be it seminars or employee gatherings. While we are in no way discounting these traditional methods of learning, the impact of social learning is immense. 

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...

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...

Kohler India redefines learning through Kohler Radio and Learning Wallet

These new internal initiatives for interaction and effective learning have made news globally.

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.

Magicbricks Leadership Academy: Empowering future leaders

MBLA works towards igniting personal transformation among employees and inspires them to become better future leaders.

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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...

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