Culinary craft: The new tool for learning and development

The team- building activities in a culinary setup allow participants to interact with each other in a non-threatening environment, with one of the most engaging, multi-sensory activities possible.

How role plays help learning in real time

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

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...

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,...

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 ‘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...

FADA Academy to train auto dealers and their workforce

Yes Bank will support FADA in this endeavour.

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

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. 

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.

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!

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...

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...

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...

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.

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 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.

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...

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 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...

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 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,...

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.  

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...

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 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.

Should professors get tenure?

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

Google and NSDC launch Android Skill Development Programme

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

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...

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...

Learn the science of competency mapping

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

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KFintech opens new facility in Mumbai, plans to add 300 employees

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Cadila relaunches employee wellness programme, ‘Soul Mantra’; focuses on loneliness

Last week, HRKatha had raised the issue of loneliness at the workplace and how it is impacting both the employee and the employers. It’s now...

Advance Auto Parts India GCC collaborates with academia for bridging skill gap

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...