Tag: Accenture

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.

What it takes to get an equitable workforce: Accenture

The study brings out 40 workplace factors that are statistically shown to influence advancement, including 14 that are most likely to effect change.

Why Manoj Biswas is betting high on disruption in HR

The CEO of Salveo Healthcare credits his long innings in the HR industry to his learning from the armed forces and believes that the companies should be brave enough to hire different people— and not their mirror images.

Rahul Varma elevated as senior managing director-talent at Accenture

Varma joined the Company in 1994 as team member of the HR team and grew up the ranks

‘Accenture Future Talent Platform’ launched to develop IT workforce

The platform connects learning services and curricula, allowing employees to learn continuously without the traditional training schedule.

Accenture, Deloitte, P&G, Schneider among Best Companies for Women in India...

The Study, by Working Mother in partnership with the AVTAR Group, aims to identify the best practices and policies followed by companies for increasing women’s workforce participation

Accenture’s Jayesh Pandey joins PwC as partner

Pandey transitions from a talent-focussed role at Accenture into a larger business-focussed one at PwC.

Disabled but job enabled aims Accenture: to spend Rs 48 million

The initiative aims to equip three million disabled people with job skills by 2020.

What makes Accenture, Deloitte, Cummins, EY, IBM, HUL amongst the best...

The top 10 among the 100 best, and here is what makes them stand out.

SAP adopts ‘SAP Talk’, an ongoing performance appraisal model

The company has decided to drop the traditional annual performance reviews, in favour of this continuous performance management process.

Accenture launches fifth season of ‘Innovation Jockeys’

The contest this year is about bringing a positive change to society, through the three themes: detecting fraud and preventing business malpractice; creating an inclusive digital India; and empowering women.

LinkedIn and Accenture to ignite young brains through HackFest 2016

The event will offer a unique opportunity to the participating students to solve real-world business and human challenges with innovative and game-changing ideas.

Accenture creates a platform to curate ideas from employees

Realising the importance of ideas that can come from employees, Accenture India has built a proprietary platform called ‘IdeaHarvester’.

The Happiness Conclave: Defining happiness@work

While employee happiness is intrinsic to employees, employee engagement is driven by the employer. How can the two be juxtaposed to create a utopian culture?

Your leadership or your life?

Are you a Leadership Coach or a Life Coach? A tantalising question, no doubt. How would you answer? The response could be a simple...

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‘Dil se open’ Axis goes truly diverse & inclusive

Axis Bank has been systematically taking steps to ensure that its workforce is open to all, and truly inclusive. The most recent initiative aimed...

Ranjan Banerjee appointed CHRO, Epsilon Carbon

Ranjan Banerjee, who was earlier senior vice president - human resources and industrial relations, at the Aditya Birla Group, has now been appointed chief...

Amazon.com to expand US workforce, hire 1,50,000 seasonal workers

While last year Amazon had made about one lakh seasonal hires, this year it is planning to hire 1,50,000 seasonal workers ahead of the...

Delhi government floats tender for employment portal ‘Rojgar Bazaar 2.0’

In a bid to keep unemployment in the city under control, the Delhi government has unveiled its plans to create a first-of-its-kind digital job-matching...

DIALOGUE

“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...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...