Tag: AI

YES Foundation, FUEL collaborate to skill disadvantaged youth

YES Foundation and Friends Union for Energising Lives (FUEL) have come together to launch a future skills training programme for disadvantaged youth and make...

Is the use of AI in hiring leading to talent spillage?

Given the continuous growth and development in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, it is highly unlikely for any facet of our...

ZEE5’s Albino Mascarenhas joins Pyxis One as head – HR

Pyxis One, a US-based startup which provides AI infrastructure for marketing and business growth, has appointed Albino Mascarenhas as its new head - human...

iXceed to expand globally, hire 100 across regions

iXceed Solutions, the global recruitment organisation, is preparing to expand its team in India. It is planning to hire 200 more people to its...

“Optimal blend of HI & AI, is the future,” Girish Menon

  2020: What to learn – what to erase That 2020 has given all businesses an opportunity to think harder about what really matters as opposed...

DeepMind hires AI researchers, is growing NY team

DeepMind, the British artificial intelligence (AI) lab, which was acquired by Google, is putting together an AI team in New York. It has already...

ZingHR to collaborate with Savex Technologies, focus on SMB space

ZingHR, the HR tech firm, has decided to focus on improving its foothold in the mid and SMB markets by partnering with Mumbai-based Savex...

upGrad partners with Loyola Inst. for HR, AI, ML courses

upGrad, the Indian higher edtech company is expanding its online programme portfolio. It has partnered with Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) to train...

AI, automation to take away 5,000 jobs at Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra, which is part of the Mahindra Group, is working towards reducing the workforce in its business process services (BPS) wing by 5,000...

53% Indian cos to hire more, 60% to give increments: Report

While the pandemic led to a dip in hiring activities by 18 per cent in 2020, across India, things seem to be looking up...

DcodeAI, launches new AI learning platform for students

Indian edtech startup, DcodeAI, has launched a new do-it-yourself (DIY) learning platform that aims to equip the next generation of learners with skills in...

China-based ByteDance recruiting for its AI drug-discovery team

Tik Tok's parent company, ByteDance, is diversifying into the health industry. It will start hiring for its AI drug discovery team. At least five...

9,000 tech roles up for grabs at EY India

Ernst & Young (EY), the Anglo-American multinational professional services company, will hire about 9,000 technology professionals in India, in 2021, as it focusses on...

IIT Jodhpur, WhizHack Technologies collaborate to set up CoE

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur and WhizHack Technologies have together signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a new centre of excellence...

Will L&D get a larger share in HR budgets post COVID-19?

In any organisation, the human resources budget takes into account a lot of parameters — from selection and placement, compensation and benefits, background checks,...

Randstad Skilling Academy launched by NIIT and Randstad India

National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), a global skills and talent development company, has partnered with Randstad India, a leading HR-service platform to launch...

92% Indian professionals prefer robots for mental-health support

Of the over 1,000 professionals surveyed by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, 92 per cent feel that they would prefer robots helping them in case...

Can Big Data lead to HR stereotypes?

Big data helps human resources create a quicker way of selecting the ‘right-fit’ candidates and also do away with many unconscious human biases that...

It pays to learn AI at OLX India

Under the flagship programme of the company, called ‘AI Accelerator’, all employees at OLX India have been given quarterly targets to learn different aspects...

Pitch for jobs, not just apply

‘What is the right way to apply for a job? The answer is, ‘Many’. Right now, there are hundreds of individuals actively applying. All...

IBM launches Watson Works to ease return-to-work worries

Workplace re-entry is a source of much anxiety for companies now considering the many rules and regulations that need to be in place to...

AI-driven ‘Distance Assistant’ to encourage social distancing at Amazon

American multinational company, Amazon, has turned to technology to ensure that its employees maintain social distancing at the workplace and are protected from the...

‘Microsoft co-sell ready partner’ status for Zwayam

Zwayam, the recruitment startup, has achieved ‘Microsoft co-sell ready partner’ status. The hiring startup, driven by artificial intelligence (AI), provides a SaaS platform for...

Microsoft’s $75mn expansion plans in Atlanta to create 1500 jobs

Tech giant, Microsoft, has announced its expansion plans for the coming year. It aims to invest $75 million on building a new office at...

Tech Mahindra and BPUT tie up to train students on AI...

Tech Mahindra and the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) have collaborated to set up a Centre of Excellence (COE) at the College of...

5000 freshers sought by Kotak Mahindra and Axis Bank

Kotak Mahindra and Axis Bank, are gearing to recruit at least 2000 fresh graduates each. They are seeking candidates with tech and design skills. It...

How to create an inspirational learning journey for employees

There was a time when learning was not taken so seriously by the corporates. But as times changed, the business world underwent transformations too....

Wipro to promote 5000 employees by December

Wipro has not only been giving good salary increments to people possessing digital skills, but has also revealed plans to promote about 5000 of...

Skillate raises $1M in Pre Series A round funding

Skillate, the tech startup, recently raised $1 million in a pre-series A funding from a host of angel investors, such as Mynavi Corporation, Incubate...

Is it the skill gap or demand for multiple skills?

A research paper by Alicia Sasser Modestino, Daniel Shoag, and Joshua Balance, which was presented at the annual conference of the American Economics Association,...

HDFC’s HackitUp challenge to hire people in AI and machine learning

Hackathons are becoming rather popular today, with several companies in the IT and tech industry using these hackathon challenges to hire the best of...

6 robots wait on diners at Bengaluru restaurant

A Bengaluru restaurant has now got six robots that serve food to its customers. Of the six robots at this Robot Restaurant in Indiranagar,...

How to write a perfect CV to beat AI

Guess who created the first CV ever? None other than the greatest polymath of the 15th century, Leonardo Da Vinci! Although a true genius...

AI-enabled chatbot, Amara, from HireXp to be launched in India

HireXP, the HR tech company, is officially launching Amara, an embodied conversational chatbot in India today. This artificial intelligence (AI) enabled bot will converse...

Why STEM skills will gain relevance in future jobs

There is no dearth of discussions and debates on the future of jobs, and whether automation will take away jobs or create more opportunities,...

India’s agriculture-sector jobs to be transformed by AI and IoT

India’s agriculture sector is all set to undergo massive transformation, with the Union Agriculture Ministry signing a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India...

Impact of AI on employment: What is the truth?

Much has been talked and written about on the effect of AI on employment and jobs. The early soothsayers predicted that AI will take...

Microsoft’s new AI digital labs will make Indian students future ready

Microsoft is all set to contribute in a big way in creating a future ready workforce in India. The Company will launch ten artificial...

AI will cause two-fold increase in employee productivity in India by...

A report by Microsoft reveals that in two years, India will witness a two times increase in employee productivity due to businesses adopting artificial...

Prisoners are now cheap labour for startups

Finnish aritificial intelligence (AI) startup, Vainu, has taken on prisoners to perform the menial and tedious tasks that have emerged as a result of...

Facebook to mentor and support promising startups

At a recent summit hosted by Facebook, the social-media giant announced the India Innovation Accelerator programme. Within this programme, it will lend support to...

AI and talent acquisition: A marriage made in heaven

We are at the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Automation has changed the manufacturing process and the HR function is also going through...

Training on AI for 5 lakh youth by Microsoft India

In accordance with the climbing demand for the latest technologies in India, Microsoft India is all set to upskill approx. 10,000 of its developers....

Big data, analytics, machine learning and AI development will be highest-paid...

The Indian IT industry is expected to invest majorly on automation and artificial intelligence in the New Year. The IT sector in the country...

Can Artificial Intelligence peep into the hearts and minds of the...

The HR personnel in any organisation work hard to put the right talent in place. They also help arrange for the new entrants to...

Skillsoft widens Technology & Developer content portfolio, partners with ITProTV and...

Skillsoft, the technology company that specialises in corporate learning, has entered into a strategic partnership with ITProTV and Loonycorn, to deliver hundreds of additional...

NASSCOM to upskill India’s tech workforce on 8 technologies

The FutureSkills platform will enable discovery, continuous learning and a marketplace of best-in-class training providers/virtual labs and certifications for each of these job roles and skills, with customised pathways for learning.

Majority of Indian firms to use AI to increase employee productivity

IT sector to benefit most from adopting AI.

Millennial parents more likely to use AI technology to educate their...

Parents are already considering AI-powered tutors and pet robots for Gen Alpha.

GE cuts jobs in Niskayuna, NY; brings in robots and AI

The layoffs happen at a time when the company is focussing and investing heavily on software, robotics and AI.

Coaching with emotional intelligence

There is a ‘chicken or the egg’ question when considering Emotional Intelligence or quotient (EQ) as a coaching tool. Must a coach be emotionally...

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3% DA hike for Central government employees

Ahead of Diwali, the Government has given a three per cent hike in dearness allowance (DA) to Central government employees and pensioners. Earlier, last...

Apple on the lookout for engineers, interns in Bangalore

Apple intends to hire engineers and interns in India for its office in Bangalore, under its App Accelerator programme. The Company will take on full-time...

Swiggy introduces 2-day paid period leave for women riders

In a bid to provide a more inclusive environment to its delivery team, online food delivery company, Swiggy, has announced a two-day paid monthly...
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“No Monday Blues at a happy workplace,” Indrani Chatterjee

Happiness@work is a regular series, where HRKatha talks about how companies are ensuring happiness at work. With work stress and employees’ mental wellbeing becoming...

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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...