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Taiwan and India collaborate for growth and jobs

The Taiwanese government plans to hire workers from India. The Taiwanese government anticipates that these workers will support key industry needs and boost its...

Microsoft to lay off 11,000 employees amid global economic slowdown

Tech giant Microsoft is reportedly set to join the ongoing layoff season at technology companies, and is preparing to fire nearly 11,000 employees this...

20 lakh jobs to be created as part of Kerala Knowledge...

The Government of Kerala is taking measures as part of the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission, to create 20 lakh jobs by 2026. It is...

India may lose up to 136 million jobs to the COVID-19...

According to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), over 50 per cent of the tourism and hospitality industry may be rendered sick with about...

Youth employability challenges in India

Young men and women today are subject to extreme market volatility and inflation. This puts them in a dire position of not being able...

Employees strike against merger and consolidation of PSBs

Employees of public-sector banks (PSBs) held a day-long protest against the merger of banks and the hike in service charges. A nation-wide dharna against...

More qualified but less confident about job

According to a recent survey, those with high educational qualifications are more worried about jobs and employment than those who are less qualified. Though...

Why indian Gen X are not slackers

Being the youngest of three boys and 11 years younger to my eldest brother, clearly my parents planned to have a third child very...

Manufacturing activity in China grows, restores hope for the jobless

Looks like the push by the government is finally showing results in China. For the first time this year, the manufacturing sector in the...

Obama visit: What does it imply for people business?

Obama’s promises are expected to expand the job market exponentially. However, this would mean enhanced skillsets for new and existing workforce. Is India Inc. ready to roll?

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...

Why did Microsoft’s director-L&D lose his job?

Why does Jeff Bogdan’s status on LinkedIn say ‘#OpenToWork’? Well, Bogdan who was the director of learning and development (L&D) at Microsoft, has been...

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Sulabh Kulshreshtha moves from Nykaa to Livspace, as head-HR

Sulabh Kulshreshtha has joined Livspace, the home interiors and renovation platform, as head of human resources. He moves from Nykaa, where he served for...

TCS to give salary hikes of 4.5% to 7%

Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) intends to give salary increments of 4.5 to seven per cent, on the basis of each individual’s performance. The extremely...

Remote work for UAE government staff today due to heavy rains, hailstorms

Government employees in the UAE have been ordered to work remotely on 16 April, 2024. Private-sector organisations have been told to take necessary precautions...

Tata Technologies to ramp up hiring with 35,000 people

Tata Technologies' iPhone assembly hub in Koothanapalli, Tamil Nadu, is slated for extensive expansion. As part of this ambitious strategy, the company aims to...

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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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