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Can India’s apprenticeship strategy lead to better employment numbers?

With multiple sectors facing huge skills gaps in the coming years, apprenticeships hold tremendous promise in nurturing our youth right from the schooling level....

7 common misconceptions about apprenticeship

What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of apprenticeship? Is it cheap labour, manual work, low wages or alternate...

How to benefit from Apprenticeship regulations

Before we dive into the scope of how apprenticeships can benefit organisations, let us understand the correct meaning of the term. Vocabulary.com defines “Apprenticeship...

10 ways to appreciate an apprentice

Who doesn’t love praise? Well, that is not the point. When you appreciate a trainee/apprentice who is working on probation in your organization for...

Part II – Deconstructing the apprenticeship stipend primer 2019

Several industry-friendly amendments in 2014 to the Apprentice Act (1961) saw an impressive 15% growth in apprentice engagement during 2015-16, up from 5% the...

The latest in policy and regulation in apprenticeships and skills –...

Skills training has never been more crucial for a work-ready workforce in India. The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) highlighted in its...

The latest in policy and regulation in apprenticeships and skills –...

In a two-part article, we examine recent developments in policy and regulation in education, vocational training and skills development aimed at bringing coherence, standardisation...

India’s 3E challenge – Education, Employment, Employability – An apprenticeship looking...

A recent survey revealed close to 76% of Indians view dearth of employment avenues as a ‘very big problem’. And a controversial leaked NSSO report...

How apprenticeships bridge the knowing-doing gap

In the highly acclaimed Harvard Business School Press book, The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action, authors Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert...

Apprenticeships as a workforce strategy

Why is it important for HR heads to have a long-term strategy on workforce planning and skills development? The answer seems obvious. When a country...

Government’s apprenticeship programme for non-technical graduates

About five lakh students from various universities and colleges across India will be entering different industries and service organisations, under a unique apprenticeship programme...

Five ways leaders can accelerate innovation in their organisation

Leaders are at the forefront of this change and tasked with giving direction to their organisations, to successfully emerge from this crisis unscathed. It...

Everything you need to know about Xoxoday’s Employee Pulse Surveys

Do you know how your employees are feeling right now? Are they truly motivated and happy? How do they feel about workplace culture and...

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Five ways leaders can accelerate innovation in their organisation

Leaders are at the forefront of this change and tasked with giving direction to their organisations, to successfully emerge from this crisis unscathed. It...

11% rise in sports jobs searches, postings dip 25%: Indeed data

The coronavirus outbreak led to cancellation of various sports events, which has adversely affected the sports jobs market in the country. Job portal, Indeed,...

Traits of a connector manager

Not all mentorships yield great results. The success of managers in training and enhancing the performance of their team members depends on the type...

Amazon India launches 2nd all-women delivery station, promotes diversity

E-commerce company, Amazon, has established a delivery station in Kadi, in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, which is managed entirely by women. A total...

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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...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

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