Tag: India Apprenticeship Forum

Videos – Surajit Roy, NSDC on leveraging apprenticeships

India Apprenticeship Forum hosted its flagship event “Leveraging The Power Of Apprenticeships For Creating Human Capital”, on 20th December 2019, at Taj MG Road...

What employers look for in an apprentice

Hiring an apprentice might seem similar to hiring a regular employee. However, there could be subtle differences that a hiring manager will do well...

New HRM Trends to Look Out for in 2020

Human Resource Management (HRM) has never been an easy job. Cash flow, revenue growth, competition, along with hiring and training, HR teams always get...

The changing face of the workforce

Apprenticeships have played a vital role in recent years by simplifying staff training and HR operations. Staff training has always been a challenge for...

Youth employability challenges in India

Young men and women today are subject to extreme market volatility and inflation. This puts them in a dire position of not being able...

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...

7 common misconceptions about apprenticeship

What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of apprenticeship? Is it cheap labour, manual work, low wages or alternate...

Understanding how to measure and control employee turnover

Let’s face it. Employee turnover is real and businesses should pay attention to their employees just as they do to their clients and customers....

The connection between job satisfaction, employee’s loyalty, and commitment

Job satisfaction is nothing but one’s contentment at the workplace which the employee derives from his/her job. If an employee is not satisfied with...

Lack of Awareness on apprenticeship and reforms in hiring benchmarks

The primary Apprenticeship model has had limited success due to a rigid 52-year-old law. With periodic revisions and amendments as recent as Sept 2019,...

How to benefit from Apprenticeship regulations

Before we dive into the scope of how apprenticeships can benefit organisations, let us understand the correct meaning of the term. Vocabulary.com defines “Apprenticeship...

Making organisations more effective with employee empowerment

Employee empowerment – this two-word phrase has a lot of strength and power in it. In simple words, it is a strategy and philosophy...

Dropout students as the focus of corporates

35% of Indian students are school dropouts. Of an initial enrolment of 100 students, on an average, only 70 finish school in India. While...

Why the New Apprenticeship Outlook and Index is a Must Read

With answers to a raft of pertinent questions on the health of apprenticeships in India and deep-dive data-backed insights on current apprentice hiring levels...

Apprenticeship talks with HR Leaders – Mr. Sandeep Gokhale, AAM India...

Recently we went up close with Sandeep Gokhale, Manager – HR at AAM India Supa, Ahmednagar. He spoke to us at length about the...

Skill training – Indispensable to job excellence

Labour resource or workforce management has been ranked as the most critical business activity for seven years consecutively by 2019 Research Gate study on HRM. Training your...

Indian youth prefer this over salary

In a recent survey conducted by Oliveboard, it was revealed that 44.3 percent of the Indian youth have voted for job stability and 36.7 percent gave their approval...

10 ways to appreciate an apprentice

Who doesn’t love praise? Well, that is not the point. When you appreciate a trainee/apprentice who is working on probation in your organization for...

Changes in Apprenticeship Rules 2019 – what you should know

Taking the Government’s flagship project Make in India one step ahead the Apprenticeship Rules 2019 has been modified by the Government of India. The...

Creating impact through creative HR

Here’s a quick read for the HR professionals of today. It is to simply shed light on the many aspects of HR functionality that...

Investing in Skills and Education

By 2020, India will be blessed with a median age of just 28. Quality education and skill-building can become the key to reaping the...

Manufacturing talent: The future of apprenticeships

With the technology changing at a rapid pace, the old alignment between educational qualifications and economic credentials, opportunities and careers are being called to question. Individuals...

How pedagogy impacts vocational skills

The draft National Education Policy (NEP) released earlier this year shines the spotlight sharply on revamping Indian education to meet the challenges of gaping...

Making the most out of apprenticeships – Logistics

As per the estimates, the total workforce in the logistics sector will increase from the current 21 million to over 31 million by the...

What great HR managers do differently

Great managers are not born that way; they make an effort to create a difference by going the extra mile. We all have heard...

8 Reasons why retail companies need to hire apprentices

The Indian Retail industry has witnessed a phantom leap in growth and expansion as new players set foot into the marketplace each day. What...

Making the most of apprenticeships in healthcare

Apprenticeships have always helped young minds to gain career opportunities with wage premiums. This age old practice of apprenticeship has continued to benefit thousands...

Attn: Hiring managers. Are you missing a key hiring strategy?

Have you met the often overlooked but nonetheless talented pool of students outside mainstream education? In the millennial era, anyone can make it. If...

Apprenticeships – An opportunity for manufacturing companies

India is known for its robust workforce in IT and supports services across the world. Ours is a country of young population, where 50 percent of...

Apprenticeships – A degree of preparedness

Let’s begin with employability rates of the cream of the crop of India’s higher education – 1.5 million engineer graduates every year (52% employable); 3,60,000 MBA...

Breaking development – SME friendly fresh reforms in apprenticeship act to...

In an extremely gratifying development, giving apprenticeships a robust shot in the arm, the Central Apprenticeship Council (CAC), under the aegis of the Ministry...

How social partnerships aid matching of skills and work – Part...

Skills directly impact the economic development of any nation- a sentiment germane to India’s workforce development challenges. Between 2017-2022, the Ministry of Skill Development...

Employer-Youth mismatch at the recruitment stage – How apprenticeships can help

Employability rates among college graduates languish under 50% dropping to 30% in disciplines such as commerce and arts. Equally alarming, an astonishing 80% of India’s total...

Taking a whole of government approach to skills development

In a rush to mass skill populations to avert crises of unemployment, governments often find themselves scrambling to put too many wheels into action...

Impact of trigger points on inter-ministerial skills development efforts

Well-intentioned efforts in developing countries often fail to achieve skilling goals due to ‘capability traps’, defined as ‘a dynamic in which governments constantly adopt...

Why Do We Need Skill Development Indicators?

Building skills is an expensive affair central to which is good data on various metrics or indicators that are integral to where skill development...

NETAP and India Apprenticeship Forum together host discussion on leveraging the...

National Employability through Apprenticeship Programme (NETAP), a blended apprenticeship training programme offered by TeamLease Skills University (TLSU)— Indian private skills university— collaborated with the...

Getting an Apprenticeship Program Off the Ground – A Toolkit for...

In Part I of the article, we covered the foundations of an Apprenticeship Program for an organisation. In Part II, we will look at...

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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This fintech startup tries to lure talent with hoards of benefits

Fi, a neobank that helps millennials manage their personal finances, is looking to double its workforce. The fintech company for digital natives has already...

How Max Life Insurance is bridging the generational gap in staff

In India, most discussions and initiatives pertaining to diversity always boils down to gender diversity. However, ‘diversity’ is not just restricted to gender alone,...

CWT appoints Laura Watterson as CHRO

CWT, the business-to-business-for-employees (B2B4E) travel-management platform, has announced the appointment of Laura Watterson as executive VP, chief human resources officer, starting 5 July, 2022....

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)...

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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...