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Robots giving a hard time to Walmart employees

Walmart, America’s multinational retail company and also amongst its largest private employers, has introduced robots in its stores to carry out repetitive and un-productive...

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...

“Learning experience and aggregation platforms will grow bigger; lead to true...

  New technology will change learning in 2019 Digital technology in the learning space has been on a growth path and will progress further in the...

Siemens to acquire Comfy

The smart automation app allows employees to take control of the environment — adjust lighting, book available rooms and desks, and share immediate feedback with teams.

AI helps HR to be more human, not less

AI and BOTs are here to ease the workload of humans and not to steal their jobs.

Now technology to take care of ‘ghosting’

AI and big data analytics offer a solution to this phenomenon that causes loss of projects and wastage of man-hours.

How Tech Mahindra’s digital transformation journey gets a boost

Facial recognition attendance system, gamification of values and culture, and ‘Dext’ are additions to its digital journey to enhance employee experience.

Google’s AI technology, a threat to call-centre jobs

Google partners with Cisco and Genesys to build artificial intelligence (AI) technology that will replace some of the work in call centres.

Now, an AI that can take on the HR’s job

Marcel, designed with people-first benefits and experiences in mind, will keep Publicis Groupe’s 80,000 employees connected to one.

Only 12% companies in India ready for automation shifts: Survey

Not many companies believe that their HR functions are fully prepared for the changing requirements of automation

AI is all over, but where’s the talent?

Artificial intelligence will create more jobs than steal them, but the top challenge, however, will be a shortage of requisite talent to drive AI adoption. 

How mobile and AI are redefining learning

Here is how mobile and AI ensure simplified, need-based, on the go and more impactful learning than conventional learning-delivery mechanisms.

6 key job profiles in the era of digitisation

People are at the centre of all digitisation-related processes and it is the HR and talent acquisition specialists who drive the digitalisation goal

Meet Vera, the new AI-powered recruiter in town

She is powered by artificial intelligence and can scan resumes, make calls, send e-mails and also conduct video interviews.

Samsung India gets BITS Pilani to upskill employees at its R&D...

Signs MoU with the engineering institute for skill enhancement related to areas, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.

AI as a sourcing tool generates better quality candidates

AI has emerged as a great talent acquisition tool helping talent-acquisition professionals with tangible insights, not simply industry rules of thumb or anecdotal stories about similar searches.

Top 4 trends in hiring in 2018

Across the globe, 78 per cent companies prioritise diversity to improve company culture, 62 per cent do so to boost financial performance and 49 per cent to better represent customers.

AI will allow hyper-customisation of trainings: Jonathan Vehar

Jonathan Vehar, global VP-products, Dale Carnegie & Associates was in town. Vehar has worked with organisations to develop leadership and innovation solutions necessary for growth. He is considered to be an innovation thought leader. In an exclusive interview with Lipi Agrawal of HRKatha, he, along with his colleague Pallavi Jha, chairperson & managing director - ?Dale Carnegie Training India, share the future of training and the role technology will play in making training a measurable exercise. Excerpts…

Key technologies that HR leaders shouldn’t miss

PaaS extensions, robotic process automation, predictive analysis and artificial intelligence will help HR ensure a great workplace experience in the future - PwC.

IT Ministry to skill people in artificial intelligence and blockchain

NIELIT to rework on its structure to fulfill the growing challenges in the IT field.

Unique bots and apps making HR faster and smarter

Some HR apps and bots that have the power to provide HR an edge over various tasks that they do and how they do it

OLX launched its ‘Code and The Curious’ hackathon to hire experts...

The hackathon helps find the best coding talent, who is a pro in new and disruptive technologies in Machine learning, AI and Data Science

Recruitment goes smarter with Steller Software Technologies’ Param.ai

The platform is powered by analytics and artificial intelligence, which integrates seamlessly with a company’s applicant tracking system.

A functioning mind: the only requirement for employment in future

Tesla founder, Elon Musk, predicts that MMI will allow humans to lease their mind hours with low-cost training and patterns fed into the human brains.

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.

Five ways AI impacts the workforce

One in seven HR leaders agree that automation/artificial intelligence is already impacting their workforce plans.

Workplace disruption: How collaborative can robots and humans get?

The time has already come for robots and humans to work together as a team — collaboratively producing significant results. 

Incognito hiring: How AI & VR enables bias-free decisions

Organisations are now leveraging platforms that ensure the hiring process is devoid of any recruiter biases.

2017 HR Trends: Can artificial intelligence replace emotional intelligence?

Technology can reduce efforts to build and mine out data for a variety of reports, but can it help in informed decision making.

Hitachi to launch AI-based wearable device to enhance employee happiness

The company began the month-long trial of this device on June 27 where in 600 members of Hitachi sales team were made to wear the product.

Accenture launches IA platform myWizard

The platform will help organisations increase productivity by 60 per cent.

How intelligent automation is reinventing the workplace

Organisations are ready to hire new set of recruits – not the millennials or Gen Z – it’s the smart machines and artificial intelligence. The new workplace will see humans and intelligent machines working in tandem.

Major job-market transformation in five years: World Economic Forum

New skillsets will be required to thrive in the new landscape, attributed to new fields, such as artificial intelligence, machine-learning, robotics, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, genetics and biotechnology.

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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Flipkart to allow employees to customise their benefits package

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce giant, has introduced an inclusive benefits programme for its employees, called FlexBen 2019. The programme will enhance the existing employee...

Kredily raises $750k as seed funding led by Fosun RZ capital

HR technology startup, Kredily, has received a funding of $750,000 (Rs 5.21 crore at current exchange rate) in seed capital, led by Fosun RZ...

Employees spend over 25% of their time looking for info needed to do their...

It is a known fact that better employee experience means more productivity and business growth. The Experience of Work: The Role of Technology in...

Indians rate Amazon as most popular employer: Randstad survey

According to the Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR), Amazon is the most attractive employer in India. For the first time in about nine years,...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...