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‘Zero drag hiring’: A common practice, but not a good one

‘Zero drag hiring’ is a discriminatory way of hiring people without any responsibilities, that is, unmarried and childless people with no family obligations. Whenever...

Abhijit Bhaduri joins Zing HR as advisor

Bhaduri has interesting views on the future of work and the way jobs will change with increase in technological advancements. 

How automation can turn HR into an inhuman species

It should help organisations become more effective and not take away the human aspect out of HR, feels experts.

How to gain the most from internships: Abhijit Bhaduri

Interns can use the internship period to study the organisation just as the organisation studies them.

A ‘two pizza team’: How does it benefit businesses?

The two-pizza team rule states that a team should only include as many people as two pizzas can feed.

United We Fall

Every incident is a learning and at the same time an opportunity to prove oneself. Following the United Airlines fiasco, the carrier had a golden opportunity to display the right leadership attitude, which it unfortunately failed to take advantage of. So what was the missed opportunity?

Should professors get tenure?

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

The Digital Tsunami: Celebrating human experience in technology

An eye-opener for those witnessing the fast-paced transformations of the digitally driven world, it compels them to rethink and reinvent the way they approach work and life.

Wipro’s chief learning officer, Abhijit Bhaduri calls it quits

Although he will still continue to be involved with Wipro as an advisor, he plans to extend his expertise as an advisor and leadership coach to several other companies.

How the war for talent has moved to non-technical jobs?

Abhijit Bhaduri, chief learning officer, Wipro, in a conversation with George Anders, popular American business journalist and author of four books, on why a qualification in liberal arts is gaining importance in the corporate world, especially in IT companies.

Pokemon Go: Five lessons for the corporate

The globally popular game, based on augmented reality, has some important lessons for organisations too.

How ‘design thinking’ can be an effective tool for human resources

Design thinking draws upon logic, imagination, intuition, and systemic reasoning, to explore possibilities of what could be, and to create desired outcomes that benefit the end user,  be it the customer or the employee.

New Year Special: The Learning Zodiac: 2016

As the new year starts knocking on the door, there will be predictions galore. So, here is what Abhijit Bhaduri thinks could be the future of learning for each sun sign. Pun Intended, just read and enjoy!

MOOCs: MBA for less than $1,000

Do you really need to go to a fancy B-School and spend big bucks to get an MBA? What if you reframed the problem and decided to get the education needed (without the degree and the fat fee paid to a B-school)? Here's a person who has done just that.

Laurie Pickard, of NoPayMBA fame, completed her MBA-level education using only MOOCs —Massive Open Online Courses. She is the facilitator of the No-Pay MBA Network, a learning community dedicated to help its members get the benefits of business school, at a fraction of the cost —less than $ 1,000! She now lives in Kigali, Rwanda and has documented her studies to serve as a resource to other learners.

Abhijit Bhaduri, chief learning officer, Wipro, chats with Pickard to know more about the NoPayMBA and MOOCs. Excerpts!

Realising the potential of a new-age workforce

The panel shared their respective companies’ take on enhancing the potential of their workforce.

Humans are underrated

The Second Machine Age says that the future belongs to those who can keep learning and reinventing themselves. But learning what? To find the answer to this question, you need to read Humans are Underrated.

How ‘BYOD’ has redefined the work environment

Although organisations are welcoming new practices, such as BYOD ( bring your own device), there are also new challenges to be faced.

Why are enterprise social networks ineffective?

Employees must be able to fearlessly criticise any policy or view without being censured or admonished.

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Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

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Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

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A Father’s Day surprise for the dads of employees

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Anand Dani appointed chief business officer, Educational Initiatives (EI)

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Health risks for women workers in Tamil Nadu’s garment industry

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Being part of a team increases engagement levels: Study

It is common knowledge that there is a lot of strength in teamwork. However, what organisations do not realise is that working in teams...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

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“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

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