Tag: Education

Sabu Raghavan elevated to VP, human resources, India, Hilton

Sabu Raghavan, who joined Hilton in 2011, has been elevated to the position of vice president, human resources, India. Of late, he had been...

Investing in Skills and Education

By 2020, India will be blessed with a median age of just 28. Quality education and skill-building can become the key to reaping the...

Manufacturing talent: The future of apprenticeships

With the technology changing at a rapid pace, the old alignment between educational qualifications and economic credentials, opportunities and careers are being called to question. Individuals...

India’s 3E challenge – Education, Employment, Employability – An apprenticeship looking...

A recent survey revealed close to 76% of Indians view dearth of employment avenues as a ‘very big problem’. And a controversial leaked NSSO report...

Teachers to post selfies to mark attendance in Uttar Pradesh

The government schools in the Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh will now witness their teachers clicking selfies in front of their classrooms to mark...

Microsoft’s new AI digital labs will make Indian students future ready

Microsoft is all set to contribute in a big way in creating a future ready workforce in India. The Company will launch ten artificial...

Facebook launches online education portal

Facebook has launched an online education portal, ‘We Think Digital’, which aims to train a million people across eight countries in the Asia-Pacific, in...

Education vs experience: What are companies seeking?

Since ages, organisations have had to take a tough call in terms of hiring manpower—whether to hire well-qualified candidates or well-experienced ones. While some industry experts vouch for well-educated minds, some argue in favour of experienced individuals, as they are the ones who know the ropes. 

NIT to drive with TATA Motors for education and research

The association will enable research in key areas, which will feed into the future products of Tata Motors, as well as allow for advanced training of students to get hands-on experience during live projects. 

India opens its top institutes to foreign students

Under the Study in India programme, 160 top institutes of the country will offer 15000 seats to foreign students.

PwC’s educational business debut in India: Academy

Academy will help improve knowledge, competence and expertise of people in finance and business.

How institution and industry can work in tandem

The transformation from a nation of skill dearth to skill surplus, requires some serious collaborative effort. Here is how:

Indian teachers rate majority of Indian students as inept for employment

While teachers from higher education institutes opined that 64 per cent of their students were incompetent for employment , school teachers felt only 48 per cent were unemployable.

 

IMT Ghaziabad restructures its PGDM Executive programme

The objective is to sharpen business skills of professionals and give them optimal ROI within a short time.

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The best laid L&D plans begin with competency mapping and performance...

Growth-oriented business organisations demonstrate high degrees of agility, which keeps them in the fast lane. They are quick to change and are able to...

Employee Benefits & Engagement

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Achievement of even the smallest of milestones should be celebrated

Employees surely do work hard. After all, they do give priority to their job for at least seven to eight hours every day. Therefore,...
How to keep women professionals engaged

How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

A cognitively diverse workforce is also a highly engaged one

The importance of hiring candidates who fit into the organisation’s culture is a topic that has been discussed by HR professionals for ages. Organisations...

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Work is less? Furlough the staff!

Businesses cannot produce same results consistently. They go through cycles of high to low profits, and vice versa. And as they cannot run in...

“Technology is the ground on which digital highways must be built for millennial talent”...

  Technology, data, employee experience: What’s high on agenda We are on the cusp. Transitioning from one phase to another poses its own unique challenges, which...

Executive director, HT Media, loses battle with cancer

Though he put up a brave fight, 59-year old Sharad Saxena, executive director-HT Media, lost his battle with cancer. An invaluable member of the...

OYO lends support to laid off employees, offers benefits

Having laid off about 15 to 20 per cent of its workforce in early January, OYO Hotels is now trying to do its best...

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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...