Tag: Accenture

Did Cognizant also fire staff for using fake documents to land...

Close on the heels of Accenture firing some employees in its India unit for producing fake documents and experience letters to bag a job,...

Rahul Varma, senior MD – HR, Accenture moves on

After spending an amazing 28 years and four months with Accenture, Rahul Varma, CHRO of the Company has decided to move on. “Farewell Accenture! You...

Accenture hiring talent for Jaipur centre

Accenture, the global professional services company, has announced the setting up of its latest Advanced Technology Center and Intelligent Operations Centre in Jaipur, India. This...

Lenovo commits to inclusivity, signs Declaration of Amsterdam

Upholding its commitment towards creating a more inclusive workplace for its LGBTQ+ employees, Lenovo has signed the Declaration of Amsterdam on the occasion of...

Sudeep Ralhan appointed CHRO, Upstox

After leading the people agenda for Walmart Global Tech India for over four years, Sudeep Ralhan has joined Upstox as chief people officer. At Walmart,...

NITES files complaint, Infosys defends non-compete clause

A non-compete clause imposed on employees of Infosys has grabbed headlines recently. This clause prevents Infosys staff from working for any of its competitors...

McKinsey & Co. India gets Priya Ramdev as CPO

Priya Ramdev has been appointed as the chief people officer at McKinsey and Company, India. In this role, she will report to Deva Grant,...

Locus appoints Anshu Singh as VP-HR

Locus, a global logistic solutions company, has announced the appointment of Anshu Singh as its VP & global Head of human resource. Singh carries...

100% placements at IIM Kozhikode

The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) reported 100 per cent placements at the final placements week, and that too just three days into...

TISS’ HRM & LR batch witnesses 100% placement, highest CTC of...

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai successfully completed its final placement process in January 2022, for its human resources management (HRM) and labour...

Accenture promotes 1,030 new managing directors, 37% are women

Accenture, which employs over two lakh employees globally, has announced the promotion of 80,000 people in the Company worldwide. About 1,030 employees have been...

Accenture to use VR for training, procures 60,000 Oculus headsets

Accenture has procured 60,000 virtual reality (VR) headsets, mainly for its new hires. These headsets will allow the tech major to train its new...

Pernod Ricard hires Nitu Bhushan as CHRO, South Asia

Pernod Ricard, the global producer of wines and spirits, has appointed Nitu Bhushan as its CHRO for South Asia. Bhushan will lead the HR...

Accenture looking for associates and analysts in finance department

Accenture is hiring for its Chennai and Noida offices. It is on the lookout for people for its finance department in the invoice processing...

Board Infinity to expand team by 2,000 in 6 months

Board Infinity, the Indian higher education platform for students and early career professionals, is gearing up to expand its workforce by 2,000 over a...

TerraPay gets Vinay Trivedi as its global head – HR

TerraPay, the digital solutions company, has appointed Vinay Trivedi as its new global head of HR. In this role, Trivedi will lead the HR...

Uber appoints Divya Garg as head – HR, India & South...

Uber today announced the appointment of Divya Garg as head - HR for the India and South Asia (SA) region. Garg will be working...

Urban Company ropes in Uber’s Neha Mathur as SVP-HR

Urban Company, a tech-enabled home services marketplace, today announced the appointment of Neha Mathur as senior vice president, human resources. An alumnus of the Tata...

Accenture sees high attrition rate, despite financial growth

IT and consulting services giant, Accenture, has registered a 17 per cent attrition rate in the third quarter of the financial year 2021. Although...

“Reinstate employee, pay back wages”: Court to Wipro

There was much cheer and celebration amongst members of the Karnataka State IT/ITeS Employees Union (KITU), when a Wipro employee who was forced to...

Tanaya Mishra joins Strides Pharma as global CHRO

Tanaya Mishra has joined Strides Pharma as the global CHRO and will be leading the HR function for the company globally. Mishra has confirmed...

100% placement for IIM Amritsar’s 5th MBA batch

Despite the uncertainties brought on by the pandemic over the last year and a half almost, IIM Amritsar managed to conclude the academic year...

Fullerton India appoints Swaminathan Subramanian as CPO

Fullerton India Credit Company, a non-banking financial company, has announced the appointment of Swaminathan Subramanian as its chief people officer. Subramanian rejoins Fullerton India...

Standard Chartered Bank elevates Nina Lee as global head of people...

Standard Chartered Bank has elevated Nina Lee as the global head of people capability, innovation & insights. She will continue to also shoulder the...

Rekha Menon appointed as NASSCOM chairperson for 2021-2022

Rekha M Menon, chairperson and senior managing director, Accenture India has been elected as the first woman chairperson of the IT industry body, NASSCOM....

DXC Technology to hire 7,000 from Indian campuses in 2021

American information technology firm, DXC Technology, will hire 7,000 freshers from campuses in India this year. Given the rise in demand for talent, the...

Shweta A Talwar is the new VP – talent & HR...

Shweta A Talwarhas been appointed the VP, talent & HR operations, at Accenture. Talwar comes with about 18 years of professional experience. At Accenture,...

One-time bonus for Accenture employees

The strong growth experienced by Accenture has led to the information technology company announcing a one-time bonus to all its employees below MD level....

Many corporates willing to bear vaccine cost of staff

Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Accenture India will bear the cost of vaccines for their eligible employees and their family members. Others such...

TalentSprint and Google’s 3rd cohort to nurture 500 women engineers

TalentSprint, educational technology platform and NSE group company, has announced that the third cohort of the pioneering Women Engineers Programme, or WE, with support...

481 job offers to 435 students at IIM-Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore’s PGP batch of 2019-21 received 481 job offers for 435 students! The entire placement process was held...

Sunit Sinha appointed partner & head, people, performance & culture, KPMG...

KPMG India has appointed Sunit Sinha as partner and head of people, performance and culture (PPC). In his new role, Sinha will lead the human...

Unmesh Pawar, partner & head, KPMG, to move on

Unmesh Pawar, partner & head of people, KPMG, has decided to move on after a stint of close to three years at the multinational...

Accenture to offer 7-month severance pay

About four weeks ago, Accenture had decided to lay off about five per cent of its global workforce, which means about 10,000 employees in...

Garbing layoffs as restructuring: it matters to those axed

Julie Sweet, CEO, Accenture, revealed mid-August that it plans to lay off five per cent of its global workforce, affecting around 10,000 in India....

Accenture to sack 5% of global workforce, nearly 10,000 in India

Information technology major, Accenture, has decided to lay off five per cent of its workforce, which means, around 10,000 employees in India. Globally, the...

8% of Accenture workforce in UK laid off

Accenture, the multinational professional services company is reducing its workforce in the UK by about eight per cent. That means, about 700 to 900...

Accenture, Verizon and others launch a global platform to employ people

With the pandemic situation taking a toll on businesses, not only are companies laying off employees but they have stopped hiring as well. To...

Lokendra Sethi is new VP-HR, DXC Technology

American multinational company, DXC Technology, has appointed Lokendra Sethi as its vice president, human resources (HR). Sethi will be driving the HR strategy for...

Chanchal Gupta appointed CHRO, Zolostays

Zolostays has appointed Chanchal Gupta as its chief human resources officer (CHRO). Backed by 15 years of experience, Gupta has lead the HR function...

Content moderators sign forms acknowledging the negative effects of their job...

Accenture employees doing content moderation work for Facebook and YouTube in Europe and the US, have been asked to sign a form, that clearly...

Paytm appoints Rohit Thakur as CHRO 

Rohit Thakur has joined Paytm as the new chief human resource officer. In his new role, Thakur will be responsible for heading and leading...

Ramya Sampath Sharma appointed CPO, Microland

Microland, the Indian digital IT transformation company, has announced the appointment of Ramya Sampath Sharma as chief people officer. An alumna of XLRI, Jamshedpur,...

Rohit Thakur moves on: Lakshmi C to take over as head...

Rohit Thakur, India HR head at Accenture has called it quits. He will be replaced by Lakshmi C, who is currently, India HR service...

DGT under MSDE ties up with Cisco, Accenture and Quest Alliance...

Director General of Training (DGT), as part of its continuous efforts to modernise and upgrade the industrial training institutes (ITIs) of the country, has...

FITE forms state-level tri-partite committee to address IT employees’ issues

The Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE), Maharashtra recently met with Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangikar and other senior officials to discuss various...

Accenture’s automation software eliminates 40,000 jobs internally

Global consulting company, Accenture, is all set to start selling automation software, which has already rendered 40,000 positions within the firm redundant. The software,...

Unmesh Pawar joins KPMG; Shalini Pillay elevated to managing partner

Pawar will take Pillay’s place, who in turn, will now be responsible for the firm’s Bangalore market.

Campus placements: TISS Mumbai 2018 batch gets a median salary of...

61 students were offered jobs by 35 companies, out of which 60 were placed in human resources. 

Unmesh Pawar to quit Accenture

Pawar joined Accenture in early 2001, as general manager HR, when it had only 70,000 employees globally.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Old Pension Scheme: Disgruntled Punjab govt staff hold massive protest rally

To express their dissatisfaction with the recently-released notification for the restoration of the old pension scheme (OPS), a rally was held in Punjab by...

Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

Kerala, J&K, Tamil Nadu offered best daily wage rate to workers in FY22

As per the data revealed in a statistics handbook released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Tamil...

Employees with low ambition – Boon or bane?

Having worked at the same IT Company for 11 years, Rohan Pandey, a back-end web developer, was the go-to person for most rookies on...

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Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

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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...