Tag: Automate traditional HR practices

Nine HR technology trends to watch out for in 2017

The marketplace is shifting from tools that automate traditional HR practices to platforms and apps that make life at work better.

Bored employee drags employer to court for no work

Dermot Alastair Mills, a finance manager at Irish Rail in Dublin, found that he was left with little work to do ever since he...

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Should employers steer clear of frequent job hoppers?

There was a time when it was common practice for people to spend their entire careers at the same organisation. Today, a constantly- changing...

Hirect fires 40% workforce as part of strategic changes

As part of organisational restructuring and strategic changes in its business model, Hirect, a chat-based direct-hiring platform for startups, has laid off 40 per...

In the age of specialists, how important are transferable skills?

Transferable skills, also known as ‘core skills’ or ‘soft skills’, are developed by people over time. These skills not only add versatility to an...

Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

In India, there is no dearth of incidents pertaining to exploitation of domestic helps. However, things seem to be moving in the right direction,...

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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...

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...