Tag: IBM

‘Moonlighting is violation of trust’: Sandip Patel, MD, IBM tells staff

Another technology firm has taken a stance against the practice of ‘moonlighting.’ Sandip Patel, MD, IBM India has sent an email to all employees...

Spice Money elevates Atul Tiwari to CHRO

Spice Money, the Indian rural fintech company, has elevated Atul Tiwari to the post of chief human resources officer. Tiwari, who was earlier head-HR,...

Hari TN steps down, Tanuja Tewari elevated to head-HR at Big...

After spending more than seven years with Big Basket, Hari TN, head – HR, Big Basket, has decided to exit. Tanuja Tewari will step...

Lenovo commits to inclusivity, signs Declaration of Amsterdam

Upholding its commitment towards creating a more inclusive workplace for its LGBTQ+ employees, Lenovo has signed the Declaration of Amsterdam on the occasion of...

NITES files complaint, Infosys defends non-compete clause

A non-compete clause imposed on employees of Infosys has grabbed headlines recently. This clause prevents Infosys staff from working for any of its competitors...

Former head-HR, TikTok, joins CredAvenue as CHRO

Abhishek Mehrotra has been appointed as the new CHRO at CredAvenue, where he will lead the HR function for the debt marketplace platform, which...

Coca-Cola hires Rashmi Sharma as global leadership & learning director

Unilever’s Rashmi Sharma has decided to join Coca-Cola as the global leadership and learning director for the Company’s Bottling Investment Group, confirms Sharma to...

IBM’s aggressive talent-expansion strategy goes beyond the metros

IBM, being one of the global leaders in the tech space, continues to rule the employer market even after the separation of Kyndryl. Post the...

Adobe asks employees to get vaccinated by Dec. 8 or go...

First IBM and now Adobe sets Dec. 8 as the deadline for all employees to get vaccinated or else go on unpaid leaves. The order...

‘Get vaccinated by Dec. 8’: IBM tells US staff

The employees of IBM in the US have been directed to get themselves fully vaccinated by December 8. If they fail to do so,...

IBM looking for freshers for multiple locations

Here is an opportunity for freshers — who are keen to write codes, design applications, perform testing and debugging, and be involved in maintenance...

BYJU’S appoints L&T’s Suman Rudra as VP – HR

Suman Rudra has joined BYJU’s as vice president - HR and will play a key role in leading the HR function for the Edtech...

Testhouse gets new global CHRO in Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar has been appointed as the global CHRO & senior executive vice president – business transformation, at Testhouse, a software testing and quality-assurance...

Kyndryl gets Sukanya Choudhury as its new CHRO

IBM’s spin-off, Kyndryl India, has appointed Sukanya Choudhury as its new CHRO, to lead the people strategy for the latter. Choudhury has worked for...

IBM, NASSCOM Foundation make 5000 students employable

In a meaningful partnership between IBM and NASSCOM Foundation, about 5000 underserved youth from Karnataka, Telangana and Delhi-NCR have been trained in data science...

Kyndryl gets new CHRO in Maryjo Charbonnier

Kyndryl, the independent spin-off company from IBM IT Infrastructure Services, has appointed Maryjo Charbonnier as its chief human resources officer. Earlier, she was with...

Metros accounted for 86,000+ active job openings in April

Amidst the second wave of the pandemic that has taken the country by surprise, the top five metros —Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai—...

DXC Technology to hire 7,000 from Indian campuses in 2021

American information technology firm, DXC Technology, will hire 7,000 freshers from campuses in India this year. Given the rise in demand for talent, the...

Parents at IBM, US, may work 100% remotely till schools reopen

Tech major, IBM, anticipates its US workforce following a hybrid model of work post pandemic. It expects about 80 per cent of its staff...

How IBM uses AI across functions for better performance

While the hybrid work culture has been throwing multiple challenges at HR across industries, IBM, “radically redefines” the role of the HR department to...

10,000 job cuts for IBM in Europe

As a step towards lowering costs, IBM intends to slash 10,000 jobs in Europe at all its slow-growth service units, while preparing for its...

One fourth of IBM employees will be part of NewCo

Realising that hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence need to be the focus in order to grow and succeed, IBM has decided to spin its...

IBM names Nickle LaMoreaux as CHRO

Nickle LaMoreaux has succeeded Diane Gherson as senior vice president of human resources and chief human resource officer. Gherson has retired after a seven-year stint...

IBM and NSDC to offer free digital skills training

Information technology major, IBM, and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have come together to offer a free digital education platform. As per the arrangement...

IBM collaborates with GoI to launch free digital learning platform

In an attempt to help the youth of India as well as budding entrepreneurs, IBM has launched the ‘SkillsBuild Reignite’ platform, which will offer...

IBM launches Watson Works to ease return-to-work worries

Workplace re-entry is a source of much anxiety for companies now considering the many rules and regulations that need to be in place to...

IBM cuts jobs across the US

International Business Machines (IBM) has reportedly laid off thousands of employees across the US, irrespective of age, tenure and seniority. While the exact number...

HR should play the role of enabler of diversity

Companies today are all aiming to be diverse and inclusive. However, what this truly means, what it entails, and how to achieve diversity in...

IBM fired almost a lakh employees in five years

IBM is reported to have laid off almost 100,000 employees in the past five years, in trying to ensure a more millennial-dominated workplace. An ex-vice...

HCL acquihires 2000 IBM employees

It is common for acquisitions to generally render many people jobless. However, the IBM – HCL deal was of a different kind. In December...

IBM claims sacking of 300 employees was part of ‘re-invention’ strategy

Technology company, IBM, had recently laid off 300 employees from its services division in India, most of whom were of course software professionals. The...

IBM – Creating opportunities through the ‘Tech re-entry programme’

A break in your career can make a big impact on your CV. Rejoining the workforce after a long time is very difficult for...

FITE forms state-level tri-partite committee to address IT employees’ issues

The Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE), Maharashtra recently met with Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangikar and other senior officials to discuss various...

HCL Technologies will buy seven IBM software businesses for $1.8 billion

Indian IT services company, HCL Technologies, will acquire seven of IBM’s businesses at the cost of $1.8 billion. The selected businesses are focused on...

Kanisha Raina appointed director-HR, Fiserv

After spending more than five years with IBM, Kanisha Raina has joined Fiserv as director, human resources. At IBM the last post she held...

IBM fires 200 as it moves from Singapore to Mexico

IBM is relocating manufacturing of its power systems product to a facility in Guadalajara, Mexico from a manufacturing plant at Tampines, in Singapore Technology Park.

IBM’s ‘Call for Code’ to encourage internal and external coding talent...

The initiative invites developers to create new applications to better prepare communities and people for natural disasters.

Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Unilever amongst the top employer brands in India:...

The sector-specific winners for the most attractive employers this year are Tata Consultancy Services for IT, Larsen & Toubro for infrastructure & construction, and Hindustan Unilever for FMCG.

How having a chief diversity officer on board makes a difference

Organisations with a dedicated resource are able to take a planned, outcome- driven approach to diversity building, which results in a more productive and engaged workforce

How IBM looks at diversity and inclusion

Inclusivity is an innate part of IBM’s organisational culture and is made possible by focussed groups led by diversity champions across functions.

IBM launches ‘New Collar’ curriculum with MSDE

The two-year advanced technical diploma programme, by IBM, will be offered at three Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs)—Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Noida.

IBM and Microsoft at loggerheads over chief diversity officer’s appointment

This shows the growing importance of diversity in businesses.

Post retirement, DP Singh to turn educationist

For close to 15 years at IBM, Singh has held important positions at IBM including VP HR-resourcing; director-HR, IBM Daksh and area HR leader IBM (North); HR leader, Middle East and Africa, before finally donning the hat of VP and HR head, India and South Asia, IBM. 

‘Millennials are lazy in updating passwords’: what’s the message for HR

IBM Security: Future of Identity Study reveals that the young workforce prefers biometric multifactor authentication to passwords.

Job cuts likely in IBM

India will be the most affected as one-third of IBM’s workforce is based out of here.

Connecting talent to ‘new-collar’ jobs in today’s economy

A new generation, led by millennials, is mining the treasures in data and influencing workforce change.

Industry-academia partnership can bridge India’s skill gaps: IBM study

More than half the surveyed professionals feel that a strong connect between industry and academia is still missing.

Role of talent analytics in redefining learning culture

Talent analytics is the catalyst that’s gaining immense importance in making learning more agile and accurate.

Technology-based hiring is for repetitive jobs; human judgement is must for...

Chandrasekhar Sripada’s wide experience of over three decades across economies – old and new –and across companies in the private, public and multinational sectors spans such as IBM, Capgemini, Reliance Infocomm, NIIT and Bhilai Steel Plant.

Sripada, president & global head, HR, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, talks to HRKatha about leadership styles and influence of environment; technology and its impact on the workplace; and about people practices in the pharma industry.

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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Hirect fires 40% workforce as part of strategic changes

As part of organisational restructuring and strategic changes in its business model, Hirect, a chat-based direct-hiring platform for startups, has laid off 40 per...

Outshiny India to provide 1000+ jobs in next 2 years

Outshiny India, a Bangalore-based manufacturing company, has announced its plans to inaugurate two more factories in Hosur, Tamil Nadu and Channapatna, Karnataka. The move is aimed...

Godrej Capital launches women’s ERG, SheRises

To ensure equality across its workforce, the Godrej Group has rolled out SheRises, its  women's employee resource group (ERG). The initiative will further enhance...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

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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...