Tag: apprenticeship

“Engage more apprentices”: MSDE to CPSEs

With the objective of engaging over 10 lakh apprentices over the next one year, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) organised a...

Amazon launches educational benefits for frontline staff

Amazon will be offering more education benefits to its US employees. The Company is planning to fully fund the education of its frontline employees,...

Google partners with 130+ companies, begins certification programmes

Google has commenced its certification programme that will train candidates for entry-level jobs in data analytics, project management, user experience (UX) design and so...

Highest demand for apprentices in healthcare/pharma and manufacturing /engineering

Hiring of apprentices in India is on the rise, if the ‘Apprenticeship Outlook Report’ from the TeamLease Skills University’s National Employability through Apprenticeship (NETAP)...

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...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Tools, skills or collaboration – what’s the hierarchy of priority during automation?

What is digital transformation all about? Is it easier said than done? What does it really take to be able to ride the waves...

National Career Service portal shows over 4 lakh vacancies

The Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE) has reported that the Government of India’s National Career Service (NCS) portal has about 4,82,264 active vacancies...

Employment basis false info can be terminated: SC

Employees who produce false information regarding their suitability for a job or get appointed basis their suppression of their past records or history, such...

Metro Cash & Carry’s Payal Nambiar joins Spinny as head-HR

Spinny, a full-stack used car marketplace, which recently turned unicorn, has appointed Payal Nambiar as its new head-HR, to spearhead the HR function. Talking...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...