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Karalee Close is Accenture’s global lead, talent and organisation

After a long and successful tenure of over 23 years with Boston Consulting Group, Karalee Close has joined Accenture as global lead talent and...

Amid financial distress Accenture plans to lay off

Accenture’s Detroit office is getting ready for a fresh round of layoffs. The layoffs are expected to begin on 4 December 2023, and will...

Mitalee Dabral appointed country HR leader, Wayfair

Mitalee Dabral, former vice president – HR, ShareChat, has joined Wayfair, the e-commerce company, as country HR leader. An alumna of the Tata Institute of...

AXISCADES Technologies appoints Hrishi Mohan as group CHRO

Hrishi Mohan is the new group CHRO, AXISCADES Technologies, a technology solutions company focussing on engineering solutions and services. An alumnus of Symbiosis Institute of...

Accenture renews its leave policy for India

Technology major Accenture has introduced a new leave policy for its employees in the Indian market, effective from September 1, 2023. Under the new policy,...

Accenture to lay off 13% of workforce in Ireland

Accenture, the Irish-American professional services firm, is preparing to axe about 890 jobs in its Irish operations. That means, about 13 per cent of...

Educate employees on effective use of AI instead of banning it

Recently, Samsung reportedly banned the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools after it was discovered that employees had uploaded sensitive code to the...

Accenture UK recognised as menopause-friendly workplace

Accenture, the global consulting firm, has been recognised for its efforts to support the hormonal health of its employees as part of its endeavour...

Accenture wants to see all employees back in office

Encouraged by the increasing number of employees working from office, Accenture is planning to revert to in-person working.  Team leaders and managers have been...

Accenture creates new role of country MD following Menon’s retirement

Accenture has created a new role of country managing director. The professional services company has chosen Ajay Vij to essay that role. This is...

100% placement with highest CTC of Rs 49 lakhs at TISS

At the end of the final placement process, for the 2021-23 MA in human resource management and labour relations (HRM&LR) batch of The Tata...

19,000 job cuts at Accenture

Accenture, the IT multinational, has announced that it will be cutting approximately 19,000 jobs, that is, about 2.5 per cent of its workforce.  Julie Sweet,...

TIAA GBS India appoints Hema Priya Sukumar as Director, Employee Relations...

TIAA GBS India ropes in Hema Priya Sukumar as the Director of Employee Relations & Wellness. Sukumar brings 15+ years of diverse experience across...

Accenture sees a significant dip in employee attrition

Accenture announced a seven per cent drop in attrition rate in its quarterly results on Friday. The IT giant announced a 13 per cent...

Agniwesh Thakur is director – human capital advisory services, Deloitte India

Agniwesh Thakur has joined Deloitte as the director of human capital advisory services. He will be responsible for driving HR technology transformation for client...

Accenture promotes 60,000 in India

Accenture, the global professional services company, which specialises in IT services and consulting, has promoted 60,000 employees in India. In total, about 1,57,000 promotions...

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...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Singapore introduces flexible work guidelines

In Singapore, fresh measures are on the horizon for workers, as they gain the right to request four-day work weeks, increased work-from-home opportunities, and...

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Vistara’s non-flying staff will get clarity about new roles in May-June

Vistara is in the process of being merged with Air India, and the former’s non-flying employees have been anxious about what their roles will...

Debjani Roy is new CHRO, Valeur Fabtex

Debjani Roy has joined Valeur Fabtex as the skill building and leadership-development firm’s chief human resource officer. She has moved from Mind Your Fleet...

TCS attrition cools as top performers rewarded

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) reported a modest improvement in employee retention for the fourth quarter ending March 31, 2024. The attrition rate dipped to...

Remote work for UAE government staff today due to heavy rains, hailstorms

Government employees in the UAE have been ordered to work remotely on 16 April, 2024. Private-sector organisations have been told to take necessary precautions...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....
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