Tag: Automation

Robots will replace 8.5 per cent of the manufacturing workforce by...

According to a report by Oxford Economics, the economic forecast and quantitative analysis organisation, robots will take over 20 million jobs in the manufacturing...

Impact of AI on employment: What is the truth?

Much has been talked and written about on the effect of AI on employment and jobs. The early soothsayers predicted that AI will take...

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...

Amazon to automate thousands of jobs

Amazon has decided to roll out a machine, which will automate the job of boxing up customers’ orders. This machine will render thousands of...

OECD report suggests urgent need for scaling up and skill upgradation...

Recently, a report was released by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), on how future ready its member nations of OECD are...

Accenture’s automation software eliminates 40,000 jobs internally

Global consulting company, Accenture, is all set to start selling automation software, which has already rendered 40,000 positions within the firm redundant. The software,...

Automation Anywhere raises Rs 3,827 crore in 2018, will hire 2000...

Automation Anywhere, a start-up co-founded by four Indian-origin entrepreneurs has revolutionised the corporate work environment with its robot process automation (RPA). In the year...

Big data, analytics, machine learning and AI development will be highest-paid...

The Indian IT industry is expected to invest majorly on automation and artificial intelligence in the New Year. The IT sector in the country...

Technology will soon eat up women’s jobs: Report

Just imagine what the world will look like if machines completely displace humans in every aspect of work. Earlier, people were worried that work...

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

Robots will take away tasks not jobs: Study

What skills do we need to stay relevant at an automated workplace?

ITM Group to impart job-oriented training to youths

The Integrated Design and Manufacturing Training Programme with Robotics and Automation, was inaugurated in Atkur, Vijayawada.

Automation isn’t killing jobs – it’s transforming them: Infosys to hire...

Like last year, Infosys plans to hire about 20,000 engineers from campuses across the nation; skills sought this time, though, are different.

Cognizant offers VRS to senior staff: Will cut costs and digitise...

Employees with over Rs 40 lakh in annual salaries or those at the director and senior VP level are being considered. 

Five ways AI impacts the workforce

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

The Digital Tsunami: Celebrating human experience in technology

An eye-opener for those witnessing the fast-paced transformations of the digitally driven world, it compels them to rethink and reinvent the way they approach work and life.

Robots to replace thousands of jobs at Raymond

About 10 per cent of the staff at each of the factories will lose their jobs to automation.

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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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Mastek says, ‘You are your own boss’

Mastek 4.0 was born when Sudhakar Ram, former group CEO and managing director, Mastek, was inspired by a book called Reinventing Organisations, by Frederic...

ThoughtWorks to train women techies and help them resume work after a career break

Global software consultancy, ThoughtWorks, will be hosting a technical training programme for women technologists, who wish to return to the programming world after a...

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

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...

Over 250 candidates receive job offers at India’s first LGBTI job fair

The first ever job fair meant for the benefit of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI) community in the country, was organised...

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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...