Tag: employability

Microsoft’s APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme reaches 9 countries

Microsoft’s special mentoring scheme — the APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme — which focusses on making people with disabilities (PwDs) in the Asia Pacific (APAC)...

Flipkart commits to train PWDs, increase their employability

To create a structured skill-development programme and enabling mechanism for bringing Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) into the mainstream economy, Flipkart, the e-commerce marketplace, has...

YES Foundation, FUEL collaborate to skill disadvantaged youth

YES Foundation and Friends Union for Energising Lives (FUEL) have come together to launch a future skills training programme for disadvantaged youth and make...

Tata Coffee’s ‘Work from Heart’

Tata Coffee has given a new explication to the acronym WFH – Work from Heart. It is a programme for Tata Coffee employees to...

Budget 2021: What HR wants

A new year is here and along with it comes the season of the Budget. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget...

Flipkart launches centre of excellence, to skill unemployed for logistics sector

Flipkart has launched a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in collaboration with the Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and...

Microsoft and SBI collaborate to make the differently-abled employable

Microsoft has entered into a partnership with the State Bank of India (SBI) Foundation to train more than 500 differently-abled people and help them...

Only 46 per cent employable talent for 2020: Survey

Despite the bleak headline, the overall trend is not that bad, according to a six-year survey. This year, the percentage of students ready to...

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...

How Muthoot Fincorp aims to make 10,000 people employable in three...

The purpose is to create a win-win situation for communities in which they operate and also address the problem of attrition in the business.

Employability of MBAs declining: Study

The overall employability of fresh talent, across professional courses, has increased significantly from 33 per cent in 2014 to 45.6 per cent in 2018.

eClerx partners with NASSCOM for employability enhancement programme

The programme aims to provide specific job-related skills training in analytics and customer relationship management to 350 underserved youths and women.

Study finds that most millennial interns are asked to do menial...

Internship should provide interns the experience required to boost their employability.

How the war for talent has moved to non-technical jobs?

Abhijit Bhaduri, chief learning officer, Wipro, in a conversation with George Anders, popular American business journalist and author of four books, on why a qualification in liberal arts is gaining importance in the corporate world, especially in IT companies.

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.

 

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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27 years of perfect attendance for what?

After 27 years of hard work and perfect attendance, an employee looks forward to being rewarded for his service. While Kevin Ford, an employee...

DCW orders Indian Bank to withdraw pregnant women rule

After receiving much flak for its new hiring guidelines that called pregnant women ‘medically unfit’ for recruitment, Indian Bank has now received a notice...

Microsoft’s APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme reaches 9 countries

Microsoft’s special mentoring scheme — the APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme — which focusses on making people with disabilities (PwDs) in the Asia Pacific (APAC)...

MakeMyTrip to expand all-women team of ‘holiday experts’

MakeMyTrip aims to expand its team of over 850 women ‘holiday experts’ who have been the reason for the online travel company’s success and...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...