Tag: Hiring

Reliance Jio to aggressively hire amidst industry slowdown

The telecom major has already added 13,000 to its headcount in 2016, and is looking to add another 5000 in the coming times.

Ex-employees of Disney sued the company for hiring Indians

These former IT employees filed a lawsuit in Florida claiming that the company had discriminated against them by firing them and replacing them with Indians.

Incedo to expand its workforce by 3,500 in India and US

The firm is targeting to expand by the end of 2018, owing to the growing need for data and analytics services.

PTC plans to expand its India workforce by 200 in next...

Hiring will be in areas relating to technologies like Java and C++ across development and quality assurance, for mid-level to senior roles.

US-based real-estate co. Cushman & Wakefield scouts for talent in India

The expansion will facilitate focus on project management, leasing and land transactions.

Essar’s Aegis plans to increase staff in India by 5,000

In line with its business expansion plans, the company is looking to hire 5,000 people in the country in 2016 and will add another 2,500 in the rest of the world.

AAI to hire 1,200 people across various functions

The staff requirement is expected to rise as per AAI’s new capex plan and with more low-cost airports in the offing.

Air India plans bullish hiring over next two–three years

The premier flight carrier plans to add approx. hundred aircrafts, 500 pilots and over 1,500 cabin crew in the coming few years.

‘Train to hire’ is Yes Bank’s strategy

Yes Force is a skill development and employment initiative and post certification, candidates will be placed as client relationship partner/ business relationship partner’ in Yes Bank with an average compensation of Rs 2.25 lakh per annum.

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...




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


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...


TripAdvisor plans to layoff 200

Close on the heels of the layoffs at Oyo, the online travel information providing company, TripAdvisor, is also planning to downsize. About 200 employees...

How effective are financial rewards for learning?

Every good organisation will have a learning and development programme in place to help its employees grow and contribute in greater quality. However, getting...

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,...

Stelis Biopharma appoints Raghavendra Rao as new CHRO

Stelis Biopharma today announced the appointment of S Raghavendra Rao as chief human resources officer (CHRO). Rao joins the biopharmaceutical company after managing multiple...



“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...