Tag: Career

Switching industries? Here’s how you can cope

The very thought of ‘layoffs’ can be scary for any employee today. It is a term that no employee wants to hear during their tenure....

Mindtree offers techies a chance to restart their career

Mindtree, a digital transformation company has decided to launch a returnship programme on the occasion of International women’s day where the company will give...

ACCA to hold career fair for finance professionals on Sept 29

With the objective of lending support to present and future members in terms of employability, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is organising...

Bosch India – Celebrating diversity in various forms

Diversity is more than just reaching a target or a milestone in the male–female ratio at the workplace. It is more about giving equal...

Awards, rewards and badges : When virtual becomes real

It doesn’t matter what part of the age spectrum you may be in, receiving a trophy, medal or badge of honour feels awesome! Isn’t...

Robotics emerges as one of the most exciting careers

Job postings for robotics grew nearly 200 per cent in India in three years.

Generation Z prefers a millennial boss

This passionate, flexible and open-minded generation prioritizes career growth while choosing an employer.

Engineering as a career is losing its charm

It is time to revamp the curricula and raise the quality of education offered by the engineering colleges in India

How to ensure your professional relevance for the next decade

It is not just their existing skills and capabilities that will help professionals stay afloat but a lot more.

McDonald’s: A sufficiently long career ladder

Seema Nambiar, senior director, people resources, McDonald’s India–West & South, has been associated with the Quick-Service-Restaurant (QSR) sector for some time now, and  been part of the McDonald’s family for more than 15 years. Prior to this, she managed employee training for Domino’s India.

In her current role, she is responsible for ensuring seamless integration of company and people strategies at McDonald’s, West and South divisions. She focusses on enhancing the company’s employer brand image, and works towards creating a heightened Employee Value Proposition. In her previous role at McDonald’s, Nambiar was head – learning, development and strategy planning.

While sharing the employee development programmes at McDonald’s with HR Katha, she talks about how McDonald’s helps its employees build a career and not just pursue a job which is quite unusual in the QSR sector.  Excerpts

What insurance sector offers as a career

The one role that people commonly associate with an insurance company is that of an agent, however, the sector has quite a few distinctive careers to offer…

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Nike lets go 740 from Oregan HQ to cut costs

Sportswear firm, Nike is all set to reduce staff strength at its Oregon headquarters by 740. This is part of a cost-cutting exercise because...

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Allcargo: Propelling tomorrow’s logistics mavericks with the t2v framework

The world of logistics is a high-octane arena where agility and innovation are the lifeblood of success. In this cutthroat landscape, talent isn’t a...

Google trims workforce as economic uncertainty looms

Google is implementing layoffs in an effort to trim costs, with an undisclosed number of employees affected, reports Reuters. The layoffs are not widespread, and...

Vistara’s non-flying staff will get clarity about new roles in May-June

Vistara is in the process of being merged with Air India, and the former’s non-flying employees have been anxious about what their roles will...
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Google terminates 28 employees over Israel protests

Google terminated 28 employees following protests staged by a small group of Alphabet workers against the tech giant's collaboration with Israel. The protests, which...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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