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Airtel to hire women engineers, offer WFH options

Having rolled out its 5G Plus services in about 12 cities across India so far, Airtel is now all set to have more women...

WOW Skin Science ropes in Smriti Khanna as VP-HR

WOW Skin Science, a direct to consumer brand in the beauty and wellness products space has appointed Smriti Khanna as its new VP-HR. In...

Ex-HR head from Vodafone & Airtel, Jagdish B joins Niyo

Neo-banking platform, Niyo has roped in Jagdish B as head-HR. Jagdish is a seasoned HR professional from the telecom sector, and has worked with...

Airtel to hire 500 digital engineers in Pune

Airtel plans to open a new technology centre in Pune and is looking to increase its in-house digital engineering capabilities. This new technology hub...

Airtel’s Saket Kumar Dwivedy joins Arzooo as VP-HR

Arzooo, an Indian B2B offline retail brand, has hired Saket Kumar Dwivedy as its VP-HR. In this new role, Dwivedy will lead the human resources...

Airtel’s women employees will get Rs 7,000 as childcare allowance

As part of its attempt to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, Bharti Airtel (‘Airtel’), has upgraded its parental policy benefits for employees. The Indian...

Clix’s CHRO, Aditya Kohli, calls it a day

Aditya Kohli, CHRO at Clix Capital, has announced on social media that he will be moving on from his current role. Kohli worked with...

Airtel gets Preeti Jain as VP-HR

Preeti Jain has joined Airtel as its new VP-HR. In this role, Jain will head the HR function for Airtel’s network, broadband and D2H...

Manyavar-Mohey elevates Kanchan Banerjee as CHRO

Vedant Fashions, which owns Manyavar-Mohey, the ethnic wear brand, has promoted Kanchan Banerjee to the position of chief human resources officer (CHRO). In her...

Airtel gets Amrita Padda from Unilever as chief people officer

Telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel, has brought in Amrita Padda as chief people officer. She will resume her new role with effect from October...

IIM Bangalore team wins Airtel’s case study contest

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore’s Team Conquerors won the 2020 edition of iCreate – Airtel’s annual case study contest for business schools. The...

Airtel to give out one-time bonus as a token of appreciation

Amidst the pandemic, when companies are either laying off employees or reducing their salaries, telecommunications giant Bharti Airtel has come out to play saviour...

Airtel adopts the virtual route, onboards summer interns from top B-schools

Within  a week of the lockdown being announced, several organisations had already started planning a reduction in hiring numbers due to the economic burden....

AGR dues may result in 10,000 job cuts at Vodafone Idea

Vodafone Idea may have to shut shop if it is required to pay all the pending adjust gross revenue (AGR) dues to the Government...

40,000 jobs may be axed in Indian telecom sector

The Supreme Court (SC) has asked the telecom companies, such as Airtel and Vodafone Idea to pay up about Rs 92,461 crore to the...

Gautam Anand resigns as CPO, Airtel, India and South Asia

An Airtel spokesperson has confirmed the exit and said that Gautam is leaving due to personal reasons. A little over a year after he was...

7% average increase in employee remuneration at Bharti Airtel in FY...

The 10,205 strong workforce at Bharti Airtel received an average increase in remuneration (excluding the senior managers) of seven per cent during FY 2018-19. The...

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.

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

Google fires head of mental health and wellbeing

The tech sector has experienced layoffs in the last quarter of 2022 and this trend has continued into 2023 with the announcements of significant...

Employees posted to difficult regions are entitled to additional HRA: Manipur HC

The Manipur High Court recently stated that a central government employee is eligible for extra HRA if they keep their family at their previous...

15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

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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...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...