Tag: acquisition

Unacademy acquires professional networking and future-of-work platform, TapChief

Unacademy, the Indian learning platform has acquired TapChief, the professional networking and future-of-work platform. As part of the deal, Unacademy will acquire a majority...

Wipro signs $700 million acquisition deal with Metro AG

In a $700 million IT partnership deal, Wipro has acquired German multinational company, Metro AG. As a result, around 1,300 employees from the company...

Workplace communication platform, Slack, to be acquired by Salesforce

Cloud-based software company, Salesforce, is all set to acquire workplace messaging app Slack, as part of its efforts at business expansion. Slack is an...

Churchill II to merge with Skillsoft and acquire Global Knowledge

Churchill Capital Corp II will merge with Skillsoft, as per an agreement entered into by the two parties. The transaction is valued at about...

CBSI India and staff to now operate as part of FirstMeridian

FirstMeridian, the HR platform, has announced 100 per cent acquisition of technology company, CBSI India. The information technology (IT) staffing business and its employees...

ByteDance freezes hiring, reassigns senior roles in India

ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, has put a stop to hiring and is trying to reallocate roles of senior managers in its India...

Willis Towers Watson faces lawsuits for misleading shareholders

The acquisition of Willis Towers Watson by Aon has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The former is facing a minimum of...

PeopleStrong acquires performance management SaaS firm Qilo

PeopleStrong, an HR technology company has acquired Qilo – a SaaS based performance management product that enables CXOs to drive business outcomes and create...

Edtech firms in India surging ahead

With the online education sector reported to have the potential to touch $1.96 billion in the next two years, online education technology startup, Springboard,...

Mahindra & Mahindra will control the composition of board of directors...

Indian multinational car manufacturing company, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), will be acquiring 55 per cent stake in Meru Travel. As per the agreement, post...

Tech based HCM Alight Solutions acquires NGA-HR

Alight Solutions, technology-enabled health, wealth and human capital management (HCM) and financial management solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire NGA Human Resources, a...

AdiGroup and Jet Airways employee consortium to bid for 75% of...

The Jet Airways employee consortium and the London-based AdiGroup have joined hands to bid for the acquisition of 75 per cent of the grounded...

HCL acquihires 2000 IBM employees

It is common for acquisitions to generally render many people jobless. However, the IBM – HCL deal was of a different kind. In December...

TCS looking for more acquisitions to widen market reach

After having successfully acquired and integrated W12 and BridgePoint Group in 2018, TCS continues to constantly watch the start-ups that have come up in...

Xoxoday SaaS commerce platform acquires FamousEnuf

Xoxoday, a SaaS commerce platform that facilitates managers build happy teams and ensure team engagement, has acquired FamousEnuf, which is an activation engine that...

HCL Technologies will buy seven IBM software businesses for $1.8 billion

Indian IT services company, HCL Technologies, will acquire seven of IBM’s businesses at the cost of $1.8 billion. The selected businesses are focused on...

LinkedIn acquires Glint, to offer better, insightful and actionable feedback

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn — the web- and mobile-based business and employment-oriented service — has announced its acquisition of Glint, which is a California-based organisation that...

Irregular salary disbursement at Usha Martin causes worker discontent

Usha Martin’s (UML) Engineering Labour Union has expressed dissatisfaction over irregular and delayed disbursement of salaries. The unhappy workers who claim their salaries have...

Mercer acquires talent-assessment firm Mettl

Mercer, a global consulting company has acquired the Gurgaon-based talent assessment company, Mettl. Mettl, founded by Tonmoy Shingal and Ketan Kapoor, has been around for...

PeopleStrong acquires Qustn Technologies

Capabiliti’s mobile first learning will be integrated with PeopleStrong’s Alt platform to be offered to PeopleStrong customers globally.

Ways to survive sudden layoff, when company shuts shop

Finding a job in a dismal scenario while holding on to your market value, is a tough task. Here’s what one should keep in mind as the job hunt begins.

Twitter acquires real-time performance management tool Peer

Peer is modelled around what works in other feedback systems, using the context of meetings to prompt for timely, continuous feedback.

LinkedIn acquires recruitment startup, Connectifier

The two-year old startup with a search technology that draws on artificial intelligence, has a search index containing profiles of over 400 million jobs.

Accenture Acquires CRMWaypoint

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

Thinkcell acquires Testfunda.com

Investing 30 crores over the next 2 years in its 4 new verticals - GATEFORUM, YUKTI, Logiquest, Testfunda.com

Korn Ferry completes acquisition of Hay Group

The combination of the two firms unites nearly 7,000 talented professionals geared to help leaders, organisations and societies succeed by releasing the full power and potential of people.

Mercer to acquire HR Business Solutions

HRBS is a dominant player in the compensation and benefits space for inbound multinationals and has established market leadership in the luxury goods, retail and apparel-sourcing sectors across Asia.

Korn Ferry to acquire Hay Group

With this acquisition, the organisational advisory firm will have an edge over rivals in attracting top talent and designing compensation and reward incentives.  

KPMG concludes acquisition of Towers Watson’s HR delivery practice

The deal will add tremendous value to KPMG's People & Change practice.

Everstone Capital acquires Aon Hewitt’s APAC payroll business

Excelity Global offers a wide variety of services in payroll processing and human resources management, across the Asia Pacific.

How personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

Dilemmas and decision making – How coaching can help leaders at...

Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

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How personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

Renew Power ropes in L&T Infotech’s Ajay Tripathi, as CHRO

Ajay Tripathi has been appointed as the CHRO at Renew Power, which works in the renewable and environment sector. Tripathi will lead the HR...

ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen invites applications for its mechatronics programme

ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen India (ŠAVWIPL), the Indian entity that represents and manages five brands — SKODA Auto, Volkswagen, AUDI, Porsche and Lamborghini — is...

Paisabazaar to expand operations, offer 100% WFH, hire regional talent

With the aim of ensuring financial inclusion, Paisabazaar.com, the Indian personal finance platform, is looking to hire from multiple cities over the next couple...

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“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...