Tag: Automation

Is reinventing jobs easier said than done in an automated world?

How do we humans perceive machines and robots? Either we see them as big threats or as great friends that will make our lives...

What it takes for HR to lead automation and digitalisation in...

When it comes to driving automation and digitalisation in an organisation, the HR plays a pivotal role in the whole process. Since automation is...

The CIO-CHRO winning team of automation – How do the two...

The role of the CHRO has been reimagined in recent years. Organisations now task HR with driving the digitalisation of the workforce and operations...

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

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

Are robots making up for the labour scarcity at the workplace?

More manufacturers around the globe are resorting to deploying robots to fulfil the need for workers to meet the surge in orders. Traditionally, American...

How Honeywell built a foolproof talent-succession system via automation

In the last one year, the focus for Honeywell, the electrical manufacturing conglomerate, has been streamlining its talent-succession system. Talking to HRKatha, Sumedha Pal...

$78 mn funding for yellow.ai, hiring in the pipeline

Customer experience (CX) automation platform, yellow.ai, has managed to raise $78.15 million in a Series C funding round. With this, the total funding it...

AI, automation to take away 5,000 jobs at Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra, which is part of the Mahindra Group, is working towards reducing the workforce in its business process services (BPS) wing by 5,000...

EPFO goes for automation, settles 36.02 lakh claims during lockdown

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), has been striving to ensure timely and effective delivery of service to its subscribers. Even during the lockdown,...

‘Microsoft co-sell ready partner’ status for Zwayam

Zwayam, the recruitment startup, has achieved ‘Microsoft co-sell ready partner’ status. The hiring startup, driven by artificial intelligence (AI), provides a SaaS platform for...

Can automation help overcome the current business-continuity challenges in manufacturing?

Much before the lockdown started, one of the plants of the Aditya Birla Group went for the automation of a small function within the...

84% Indians believe automation will not affect their jobs

While most Indians believe that their jobs will be automated in a decade’s time, a significant 84 per cent are confident that their skills...

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.

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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MoD seeks reservation for ex-Agniveers in corporate jobs

Ministry of Defence (MoD) organised an interaction session on 30 November, 2022 with the Indian Defence Industry, under the aegis of the Society of...

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...

The blue collared industry has maximum job seekers in 18-30 age group: Report

According to data shared by a blue-collar recruitment platform, top metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Delhi account for 4.15% and 0.49% people, applying for...

Future Generali celebrates contribution of specially-abled employees

Future Generali India Insurance (FGII) celebrated the Divers‘Ability’ week from 21 to 25 November 2022, as part of its commitment to making its workplace...

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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...