Tag: communication skills

8% GCCs will double their workforces in India in 12 months

Given the surge in demand for services in the post-pandemic era, and attempts to build a cost-efficient workplace, global captive centres or GCCs in...

Communicate like LORDS: One small word to give your communication skills...

I had the most bizarre conversation with someone on the telephone this morning. I misunderstood one word at the beginning of the call, and...

Soft Skills: Need for communication skills in an increasingly digital work...

As work environments become more complex thanks to digitalisation, it’s imperative for the workforce to develop soft skills that drive individual and organisational success....

Importance of the 3 new Cs — connection, communication and clarity

Speaking to clients, colleagues and business people alike, I notice that, now more than ever, it is important for us as personal, group and...

Academic grades: How much do they matter?

Do academic success and good grades help in career growth in the long run? Or is competency the last word when it comes to...

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

‘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...

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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...