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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...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

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A cabinet meeting held in Sikkim has approved the creation of 22,746 positions on 20 February 2024.This is a significant step towards regularising the...

Can India implement a ‘Right to Disconnect’ policy at work?

In the midst of discussions about the potential for Indian youth to work up to 70 hours a week, spurred by comments from the...

“Mid-career revolution: Skills, not tenure, rule the 2024 workplace,” Krish Shankar

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act The crux of 2024 lies in a three-pronged dance: embracing new technologies,...

Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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