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.

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Should professors get tenure?

Critics argue that while funds for tenured professors come from tuition fees, very few tenured professors actually teach.

How this bot simplifies learning at Kohler India

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.

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...

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...

How mobile and AI are redefining learning

Here is how mobile and AI ensure simplified, need-based, on the go and more impactful learning than conventional learning-delivery mechanisms.

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...

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...

Virtual reality simplifies logistics training for Audi employees

The training can now be accomplished anywhere, and saves valuable space, time and money

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,...

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...

Schneider Electric sets up Centre of Excellence in Bangalore

The CoE is to be set up following a tripartite MoU between New Horizon College of Engineering, Schneider Electric and The French Ministry of National Education.

Infosys launches bridge programme for faster career growth of employees

Infosys will double the pay packages of its employees who undergo courses under the bridge programme. Under the initiative, employees are trained in various...

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.

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 ‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Skillsoft and Shine partner to enhance learning

Skillsoft’s high-quality learning content will help Shine Learning users close the skills gap in the rapidly evolving job market.

How PLP ensures learning stickiness

Although structures are said to hamper innovation, it is still very important to design a structured learning intervention with an unconventional approach.

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

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the Indian global IT services, consulting, and business solutions company, will be partnering with its strategic unit, TCS iON and...

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...

NIIT signs L&D deal with Pitney Bowes

NIIT will deliver a comprehensive L&D portfolio of managed training services for Pitney Bowes including learning consulting, demand management, design and development, learning delivery, administration, technology support, and vendor management. 

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...

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 developing cross-functional skills is a must

In today’s era, career growth is no longer linear. Even while upskilling oneself, a vertical approach within a single job function will not ensure...

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.

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

edX.org, is an open-source online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT.

Google and NSDC launch Android Skill Development Programme

A 100-hour course to train developers to create applications for the mobile platform.

Paytm Mall’s ‘Campus Icon’ to offer industry-focussed learning

As part of this six-week programme, student participants will be assigned a range of skill-enhancing tasks.

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?...

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,...

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

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

Kelly Palmer, chief learning officer, Degreed, talks to HRKatha about how the learning paradigm is changing, and how this career-long learning platform offers curated, self-directed, outcome- driven learning.

How role plays help learning in real time

Role plays can be powerful learning tools as they engage the participants and sustain their interest

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....

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Snapchat to slow down hiring amidst surging inflation

It was only in April that Snapchat made some key hires for its India team. Gaurav Jain, the former head of India growth at...

Will startups slow down hiring this year?

The startup ecosystem in India is in a turbulent state. As experts say, the hiring intent of the company is a direct reflection 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...