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…

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

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‘Employer cannot impose COVID-19 vaccination’: Delhi HC

Much to the relief of a government school lecturer, the Delhi High Court ruled that no employer can force an employee to get vaccinated...

Maternity leave issues across the globe

In India, about 40 government doctors in the state of Tamil Nadu are being denied maternity leave and associated benefits. These doctors who went...

IBM misses cash target, axes 3,900 jobs

IBM is gearing to axe 3,900 jobs as part of an asset divestment exercise. The Company has been unable to achieve its cash target...

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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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...