Tag: Hiring

Why hire a ‘misfit’?

People who don't quite fit the bill have been found to make the most significant impact on a company's success.

Oracle to hire 200 professionals for Bengaluru digital sales hub

The Oracle Digital team will leverage the most modern sales tools, techniques and technologies transform the buying experience, provide elite customer service, and deliver customised solutions.

Rising business outlook gives a push to employment outlook

This appreciable improvement in hiring sentiment comes on the back of the optimistic consumer-focussed sectors. These businesses foresee more disposable money in the hands of consumers —thanks to consumer confidence owing to increased income levels.

Next qtr will see more hiring and firing: Survey

Around 38 per cent of participating companies plan to fire managerial-level employees, while there will be only 29 per cent reduction in the workforce in the current quarter. Speed of hiring is expected to go up from 62 to 88 per cent.

Finally aptitude takes precedence over experience in hiring

New age companies have brought in a change in mindset and forced recruiters to rethink.

Paytm scouts for 3,000 employees for payment bank operations

Most of the employees will be brought in for technology roles and requirements.

The 30-30-30-10 rule in hiring

When in a tight schedule, the 30-30-30-10 rule turns out to be quite effective. It helps in making a confident decision. Here is how.

JLT’s new Pune office to hire 300 freshers

The office will serve as the business continuity site and also strengthen the company’s design and innovation division.  

ONGC scouts for graduate trainees

At a time when most global oil companies are downsizing, ONGC is trying to beef it up.

Central government and its PSUs to have a new recruitment policy

From Dec 27, 2018 onwards, the National Skills Qualifications Framework will be mandatory for all central government and central government- owned PSU jobs

State Bank of India may have a new HR policy

The state-owned bank is hoping to put a new hiring as well as appraisal policy in place.

Rolls-Royce scouts for 500 engineers for its Bengaluru facility

The company wants to ensure that it has the right people, with the right capabilities and skills to deliver to customers.

Oracle scouts for sales professionals to sell cloud

The company plans to increase its sales force by 1,000 new hires in the Asia Pacific region.

Bosch to hire 2,400 engineers in India

By 2020, the company  wants to increase the share of women leaders to 20 per cent worldwide.

New hiring guidelines at regional rural banks: AIRRBOF resists

The recommendation suggests outsourcing non-core functions and bringing down future hiring plans at the regional rural banks by at least 10–12 per cent.

Ola Cabs appoints Yugantar Saikia as VP-Human Resources

Online taxi and auto rickshaw aggregator Ola Cabs is all set to scale up its HR function and Saikia to play a vital role in sourcing top talent

Is ‘Purple Squirrel’ a myth in talent acquisition?

A ‘Purple Squirrel’ is a game changer, armed with every attribute-education, competencies and experience- that would make him/her to be the ultimate find for an employer.

How start-ups can hire better

Like every start-up promises a differentiated delivery, be it product or service, a fresh approach is much needed when it comes to spotting and sourcing a talent, and also to retain and nurture them.

Chasing Maverics: When hiring and marketing go together

Maveric Systems is evaluating candidates through a radio show on Chennai Live. The company hopes to find the best fit for the role and also create some buzz around the brand.


Coal India to go on a hiring spree

The PSU is looking at long-term plans to expand its workforce...




What do tech professionals expect from L&D programmes today?

Technology professionals have the luxury of being in demand in today’s world. All thanks to the fast- paced technological change happening across sectors. To...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

How should companies control layoff anxiety

Pick up the newspaper and there is bound to be at least one story about some organisation downsizing or slashing jobs in order to...

Do humble leaders play a part in employee engagement?

Studies have shown that most employees leave jobs because they are not happy with their bosses or with the leadership of the company. Employees...


‘Impact Day’ develops people- management skills in Deloitte employees

Deloitte recently concluded its 17th annual Impact Day 2019. This programme gives an opportunity to its employees to volunteer for different projects, which can...

Tata Steel expands its Diversity & Inclusion policy

Close on the heels of TCS’ medical insurance cover for LGBTQ+, Tata Steel, another subsidiary of the Tata Group is also doing its bit...

Apprenticeships take centre stage in building human capital

With 35% Indian graduates unemployed and an average of 25 million Indian youths illiterate, the Centre and State government together with its allied bodies...

Drivers suffer as Ola cuts losses by reducing expenses

Ola, the ride hailing company, has reduced its expenditure towards rewards and benefits for its drivers. The Company is preparing for an Initial Public...



“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...

“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...