Tag: Digitisation

Demand for virtual workers grows in China

Chinese businesses are paying significant amounts of money for virtual workers in a range of fields such as customer support and the entertainment industry....

Piramal Foundation invites applications for Gandhi Fellowship

With an aim to mould self-motivated youth into becoming leaders of tomorrow, Piramal Foundation has announced the call for applications for Gandhi Fellowship. Under...

Best practices in automation & digitisation from an HR perspective

Arguably the biggest workplace disruptor in recent decades, the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns impelled organisations to embrace several next-generation automation technologies. According to...

Training programme launched for CGHS officers

Administrative medical officers of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) will soon be better equipped to use and handle technology, and be good at...

Are Indian employees skill-ready for the future of work?

The recent crisis has proved to be a black swan moment for the corporate workspace. While it has upended the traditional paradigms, it has...

Talent sourcing, retention huge challenge for tech sector

With organisations across the globe speeding up the digitisation process in the face of remote working, the demand for techies and information technology (IT)...

Visionet to hire 1,500 in 2021

With increasing digitisation, especially in the banking, finance and insurance sectors (BFSI), Visionet, the business process management company, anticipates 50 per cent year-on-year growth...

IIT Jodhpur, WhizHack Technologies collaborate to set up CoE

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur and WhizHack Technologies have together signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a new centre of excellence...

TresVista hires 300, will adopt hybrid work model

TresVista, the company that provides high-end outsourced support for asset managers, entrepreneurs and corporates, in line with its people-first priorities, has hired about 300...

Indian Railways digitises HRMS to improve productivity and efficiency

Indian Railways has launched the 100 per cent digitised online Human Resource Management System (HRMS) in a bid to improve productivity and ensure employee...

PhonePe to create 10,000 jobs

Bangalore-based digital payment company, PhonePe, is gearing up to enable digital payments for more than 25 million small merchants across the country in a...

For Max Life Insurance, ‘digitisation’ will become the new normal

As this ‘stay at home’ phase demands social distancing, contactless servicing was the biggest challenge for the life insurance sector. For companies, such as...

Vedanta Group names Praveen Purohit as Dy. CHRO

Praveen Purohit is a classic example of one has stayed put in one organisation and grown up the ranks. Purohit joined Sterlite Cooper as...

Next stop, digitisation: Indian Railways

Indian Railways has finally onboarded the digital train for its human resources, and railway employees will be reaping the benefits soon. While the Government-led...

How digitisation of exit interviews is helping companies

Whether it is our Government or the HR system in organisations, at some point, everybody needs a reality check. While the media provides it...

How can you promote a culture of digital readiness in your...

Culture eats strategy for breakfast, proclaimed Peter Drucker, the late management guru, many years ago. The aphorism holds true even today, as companies across...

Rural healthcare sector can expect 7,00,000 jobs, thanks to IoT and...

During a seminar on ‘The Impact of IoT on Jobs in Rural India’ the Broadband India Forum (BIF) emphasised the positive effects of artificial...

Saudi Arabia’s digital employment programme will generate 561,000 jobs

The Kingdom’s new online platform, Qiwa, will present all the existing employment services of the country, along with at least 70 new services on...

Why digital dexterity needs to flow from the top

The operating environment for organisations is changing rapidly. The only way in which a company can survive, stay relevant, and generate profits is by...

1400 Verizon employees to be transferred to Infosys

Verizon has conveyed to 1,400 of its employees — 700 each from Chennai and Hyderabad— that they will be shifted to Infosys by the...

6 key job profiles in the era of digitisation

People are at the centre of all digitisation-related processes and it is the HR and talent acquisition specialists who drive the digitalisation goal

Why Indian leaders need a shift in mindset to embrace digital

Indian leaders struggle to adapt to change or move from their comfort zones, which limits their flexibility in the ambiguous digital environment.

Airtel gets Coursera to upskill its workforce for the future

Airtel staff will upgrade their skillsets in domains, such as emerging technologies, network technologies, cloud computing and leadership and soft skills.

How Canon empowers its workforce digitally

The Company has leveraged technology to help its people stay connected, informed and updated about everything, anywhere, anytime

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. 

Digitisation and agility take away 14,000 jobs at L&T

During April–September this year the company laid off 14,000 employees across businesses, to stay agile and competitive.

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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Wages of Pak government staff may suffer, IMF refuses funds

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused to provide financial aid to Pakistan, which is currently experiencing a severe economic crisis, at a time...

mCaffeine ropes in Neetha Thomas as head – people function

Neetha Thomas is head – people function, mCaffeine. Before joining the Indian caffeinated personal care brand, Thomas was vice president – human capital &...

Will global companies offshore cheap labour amidst a slowing economy?

With uncertainty around  economic conditions mounting with each passing day and markets slowing down, globally, companies are experiencing a dip in revenues. Naturally, this...

Edtech unicorn, Physics Wallah, to expand team by 2500

Physics Wallah, the unicorn edtech firm is hiring at a time when other edtech firms are downsizing significantly. The Company intends to expand its...

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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...