Tag: Accenture

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?

Accenture launches IA platform myWizard

The platform will help organisations increase productivity by 60 per cent.

How digital fluency will bring more women to the workplace?

In a recent study by Accenture, nearly three-quarters of the respondents – men and women alike – said that “the digital world will empower our daughters".

How intelligent automation is reinventing the workplace

Organisations are ready to hire new set of recruits – not the millennials or Gen Z – it’s the smart machines and artificial intelligence. The new workplace will see humans and intelligent machines working in tandem.

It’s ‘people first’ even in digital economy

According to Accenture – global technology trends report, companies that equip employees, partners and consumers with new skills can fully capitalise on innovations.

Accenture spends $840 mn on employees’ ‘learning and development’

A major part of this investment has gone into creating Accenture Connected Learning, a blend of classroom-based training and a digital learning environment to link its employees to professional content and world-class experts.  

Accenture Acquires CRMWaypoint

Acquisition increases ability to service clients with Salesforce cloud solutions for sales, service and marketing.

40% of new hires at Accenture will be women by 2017

Pierre Nanterme, chairman and CEO, Accenture, has said gender equality is fundamental for business and the next generation of leaders.

Four Indian institutions receive Accenture research grant

The grant is to promote greater R&D collaboration and accelerate pace of innovation.

Flipkart joins the mothers’ club

Extended leaves, maternity claim benefits, crèche support and baby showers are some of the attractions for expectant and new mothers in the workforce.

Madhavi Lall takes over as HR head, Deutsche Bank India

With more than 25 years of experience in the field of human resources, Lall is fully equipped to understand the needs of the industry. 

Accenture: Celebrate motherhood without compromising on career

Accenture paves the way for retention of women employees by extending maternity leave to 22 weeks.



How to meet the expectations of today’s learner and learning environment?

It is no secret that the global health crisis has led organisations to quickly rethink their existing business processes and undertake several workplace shifts,...

Close big engagement gaps with little things: Appreciation at work

You say “Thank you”. What they hear is, “Please accept my standard, HR protocol-approved format for acknowledging your most recent activity that was intended...

Strategic rewards and recognition best practices

Luminous India realised that a strong rewards and recognition strategy was necessary to build a culture of innovation amongst its employees. Xoxoday helped design...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Six must-have employee benefits for remote workers

The concept of remote working has seen exponential growth in the past few years. Even more so with the current pandemic situation. Having to...

7 Employee Engagement Strategies to Adopt Post Lockdown Period

The ongoing pandemic has pushed many businesses into a state of turmoil. Several countries had to initiate lockdown procedures to stop the spread of...

The undeniable link between employee benefits & engagement

With most of the millennials already in the workforce and Generation Z slowly increasing its footprint in the corporate world, Employee Perks and Benefits...


Why ‘staycations’ can be a trend in the near future

The COVID-19 pandemic has given birth to the remote-working culture. This has left many of us stir-crazy and in desperate need of a break...

Blizzard employees share and compare salaries, highlight wage disparity

Blizzard Entertainment staff are revolting over pay, after an internal study meant to ensure fair pay didn't produce the desired results for the workers....

How Akzo Nobel went people-first through the lockdown

As a part of its learning efforts, Akzo Nobel, the paint and coating manufacturing major, took measures to ensure that employees were able to...

Six must-have employee benefits for remote workers

The concept of remote working has seen exponential growth in the past few years. Even more so with the current pandemic situation. Having to...


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...

“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...