Tag: Automation

Why STEM skills will gain relevance in future jobs

There is no dearth of discussions and debates on the future of jobs, and whether automation will take away jobs or create more opportunities,...

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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Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

How should companies control layoff anxiety

Pick up the newspaper and there is bound to be at least one story about some organisation downsizing or slashing jobs in order to...

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Studies have shown that most employees leave jobs because they are not happy with their bosses or with the leadership of the company. Employees...

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Anuranjita Kumar quits RBS: Sanjeev Vaid elevated to MD-HR

Anuranjita Kumar has left her seat as the managing director and head-HR, international hubs, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), after almost two years of...
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A company that will pay you to sleep!

What if a job seeker is offered a stipend of rupees one lakh to just sleep? Hard to believe, isn’t it? Is that even...

TCS India initiates medical insurance cover for its LGBT employees

Information technology services major, Tata Consultancy Services, has revamped its employee health benefits policy to include its staff members who belong to the LGBT...

Companies are paying employees to do charitable work

Organisations across sectors are allowing their employees to take paid time off and volunteer for organisations in the social sector that are doing charity...

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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,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...
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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...