Tag: higher ed startup

Over half million learners to benefit from upGrad’s acquisition of Rekrut...

Indian higher-education startup, upGrad, acquired Mumbai-based recruitment and staffing solutions company, Rekrut India. This move is hoped to broaden the former’s placement opportunities and...

Is Amazon hiring again after letting go 10,000 globally?

It hasn’t been long since Amazon announced its intention to lay off 10,000 from its global workforce. Now, media reports seem to suggest that the...

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MSD India appoints Bhargavi Kakunuri as HR lead, India

MSD, better known as Merck & Co. Inc. has appointed Bhargavi Kakunuri as the human resources lead, India and member of the India Country...

‘Cannot force employee to be part of excesses’: French court to employer

An employee, called Mr T, who worked for a Paris-based consultancy firm, Cubik Partners, had to drag his employer to court for being called...

In the age of specialists, how important are transferable skills?

Transferable skills, also known as ‘core skills’ or ‘soft skills’, are developed by people over time. These skills not only add versatility to an...

Should employers steer clear of frequent job hoppers?

There was a time when it was common practice for people to spend their entire careers at the same organisation. Today, a constantly- changing...

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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...