Tag: Airtel

Airtel elevates Gautam Anand as chief people officer

Anand has been part of the Airtel family since 2009. He has climbed up the rungs of the Company having worked in various capacities.

Airtel–Telenor merger costs 700 jobs

Almost the same number of employees were also absorbed into the merged entity. 

Airtel gets Coursera to upskill its workforce for the future

Airtel staff will upgrade their skillsets in domains, such as emerging technologies, network technologies, cloud computing and leadership and soft skills.

How Airtel leverages young talent to stay ahead in business

Through its ‘Young Leaders’ programme, Airtel engages with young talent very early on, allowing them to experience the best of the corporate world.

Prabir Jha, Anuranjita Kumar, Nathan SV top the HR Power Profiles

LinkedIn Power Profiles 2016 is a celebration of members who are not only great at what they do, but have also invested in their professional identity on LinkedIn

Airtel wakes up to gender diversity

The telecom company has tried to address a serious issue with a change in policy, which will ensure that women employees will get the same role or an equivalent one once she returns from her 22 weeks of maternity leave.

Why the future will be different for telecom sector?

Mobile services have been around in India for 20 years. What they have done to the country is nothing less than transformational. The network effect on India’s social and economic fabric is immeasurable. Its impact on personal living styles and family relationships is intense. And there is more to come! The future is going to be very different. For employees in this sector, it will all be about ‘jobs never done before. Here is a parallel drawn between telecom and startups.

Realising the potential of a new-age workforce

The panel shared their respective companies’ take on enhancing the potential of their workforce.

Airtel’s HR Head, Srikanth Karra, calls it quits

Karra had joined Airtel in May, 2014.

Airtel: Putting fresh brains to work

Finding innovative ways for campus recruitment has become imperative for companies to attract the best and the right talent.

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Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

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