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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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,...

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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?...

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...

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...

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 ‘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...

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.

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.

FADA Academy to train auto dealers and their workforce

Yes Bank will support FADA in this endeavour.

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

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. 

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 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

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

How Shine Learning can help upgrade skill sets

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

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.

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.

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

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

Skillsoft to provide equal access to learning content for all employees

The Accessibility Programme Office will ensure that everyone within the workforce has equal access to its learning content and technology.

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.

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.

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.

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

Virtual reality simplifies logistics training for Audi employees

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

Google and NSDC launch Android Skill Development Programme

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

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.

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.

Magicbricks Leadership Academy: Empowering future leaders

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

Skillsoft’s Percipio: Redefining e-learning

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

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!

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