Tag: India

What makes Indian CXOs a great fit for global roles?

In India, people follow different religions, customs, belong to different sects, castes, and speak different languages. Every state is known for its own festivities,...

AB InBev to sponsor gender affirming surgeries of employees in India

In a bid to promote a more gender-neutral work environment, the multinational drink and brewing company, Anheuser Bush Inbev (AB InBev), has introduced a...

Geetika Mehta to join as MD, India, The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company, global producer of chocolates and snacks, has appointed Geetika Mehta as managing director, India, with effect from July 1, 2021. Mehta...

Pearson appoints Siddharth Banerjee as managing director for India & Asia

Learning company, Pearson, has roped in Siddharth Banerjee as managing director, India and Asia. Banerjee has moved in from Games 24x7 where he was...

Corporates waking up to importance of paid miscarriage leaves

Recently, the New Zealand parliament unanimously passed a bill that allows employees to take paid leave post a miscarriage. Fortunately, India is way ahead...

Tech Mahindra, Lokmat, CavinKare, MG Motor India offer helping hand

India Inc. is putting its best foot forward to help distressed employees amidst the raging pandemic. Tech Mahindra has launched a covid care centre...

Amazon to vaccinate its front-line workers in India

Amazon is organising on-site vaccination drives under the supervision of licensed healthcare providers in Delhi. With the aim of ensuring the health and safety...

Stressed out docs, medical workers across India seek better treatment, pay

Even amidst the second wave of the pandemic, frontline workers, especially those associated with the medical field and the medical fraternity seem to be...

56% of salaried women exited the workforce in India in a...

Whatever the employment arrangement may be, women have always been more disadvantaged than men in the Indian workforce. According to the State of Working...

Royal Caribbean Cruises stalls India hiring amidst surge in COVID cases

Citing the surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in India, Royal Caribbean Cruises has temporarily suspended its plans to hire from India. According...

“Diversity will get new dimensions in 2021,” SV Nathan

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The biggest boon right now is that travel has become highly selective. Previously, we used to feel...

FarEye to hire 100 techies this year

FarEye, the logistics platform, is looking at expanding its global tech team in the face of unexpected rise in demand from manufacturers, retailers, and...

[24]7.ai accelerating hiring in India

7.ai , the intent-driven customer engagement-solutions company has disclosed its plans to hire more people for its rapidly expanding workforce in India. The Company...

HGS to hire 3,200 by May 2021

Having bagged some great deals and with many more in the pipeline, Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS), which is a BPO under the Hinduja Group,...

Open leave policy — is India ready?

A great deal of thought goes into a leave requisition. After all, balance leaves have to be adjusted and one has to be prepared...

Reforms needed for India to create 90 million jobs by 2030

By the end of the next decade, an estimated 60 million workers will be looking for jobs in the non-farm sectors and an additional...

At JLL India, employees have the option to work from office

While work-from-home (WFH) was the sought after option by employees in the past, in the new normal, employees at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) India...

Reckitt Benckiser claims to eradicate gender pay gap

The Indian region of Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has outperformed other regions in terms of achieving gender pay gap. RB India has achieved a mean gender...

TVS halts manufacturing, assures there will be no job or salary...

TVS Motor Company has announced that it will be halting all manufacturing operations at its India and Indonesia plants, to protect its staff from...

Nasscom expects India’s IT sector to grow by 7.7%

According to the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), the information technology (IT) sector in India can expect to grow by 7.7...

STEM-related jobs on the rise in India

Jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics space have risen 44% in three years. Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM)-related job roles have witnessed...

Indian Gen Zs are keen on learning rather than stability at...

The employers of today are familiar with Gen Z— a generation born between 1996 and 2010. Though many of them are still aged around...

India and Germany formally collaborate for skill development and vocational education

India and Germany have entered into two formal agreements, to collaborate in the areas of skill development and vocational education. The formal agreements will...

Gautam Anand resigns as CPO, Airtel, India and South Asia

An Airtel spokesperson has confirmed the exit and said that Gautam is leaving due to personal reasons. A little over a year after he was...

Why indian Gen X are not slackers

Being the youngest of three boys and 11 years younger to my eldest brother, clearly my parents planned to have a third child very...

AI will cause two-fold increase in employee productivity in India by...

A report by Microsoft reveals that in two years, India will witness a two times increase in employee productivity due to businesses adopting artificial...

Cognizant to lay off employees in India

Cognizant, the US-based IT services company, is expected to lay off a significant number of its employees, most of them in India. It is...

Uber India to expand its product and engineering teams

Uber is readying to expand its engineering and product teams across its technology centres in Hyderabad and Bengaluru. Presently, Uber Engineering India has over...

Govt. working to ensure Indian workforce in UAE matches upto its...

The two nations plans to create a framework for skill development and formation of a Joint Working Group (JWG) for smoother operations between the countries.

India opens its top institutes to foreign students

Under the Study in India programme, 160 top institutes of the country will offer 15000 seats to foreign students.

8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad to support women empowerment

The event, to be hosted by the governments of India and the US, will have women participants from over 10 countries.

World talent competitiveness: India ranks 51, Switzerland 1st

Out of the 63 countries surveyed in the IMD World Talent Ranking 2017, India stands at 51st position, three places better than last year.

India and Japan sign MoC on Technical Intern Training Programme (TITP)

India will now be able to send technical interns to Japan for on-the-job training for three to five years.

World Bank gives $250 million for skill development in India

According to estimates, in six years, at least 8.8 million youth will be trained and have relevant skills for decent employment opportunities.

Employee productivity improves in India, Indonesia & Philippines; rest of Asia...

According to the Workforce Analytics Institute, rising wage pressure, lack of skills to leverage technology, ineffective leadership and low engagement levels are making it difficult for firms to deliver productivity gains in Asian countries.

Shell to move about 400 jobs from Glasgow to India and...

The staff of the oil company were told that the office would be closed and they were facing ‘involuntary severance’.

More layoffs at IBM

The company is also relocating a few employees to offices in India and Costa Rica from the US.

Best cities to work: Chennai & Hyderabad

As per Mercer’s survey, Indian cities are safer than most cities in South Asia with Chennai at the top. Hyderabad tops the list in terms of quality of living.

Why India ranks last in retirement system

Increasing workforce participation of older workers is considered to be good for the economy as well as individuals. 

Michael Page’s India MD relocates to Singapore with additional responsibilities

Sebastien Hampartzoumian has relocated to Singapore.

 

Obama visit: What does it imply for people business?

Obama’s promises are expected to expand the job market exponentially. However, this would mean enhanced skillsets for new and existing workforce. Is India Inc. ready to roll?

Enhancing capability; top priority for India Inc.

McKinsey & Company’s follow-up study reveals that most companies continue to use traditional capability-building methods, even though their needs have evolved…

India at the bottom edge of global talent competitiveness

Shortage of skilled workers responsible for the low ranking on GTCI...  

How personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

Dilemmas and decision making – How coaching can help leaders at...

Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

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Does hiring a star CHRO impact the employer brand?

Given the name and fame that back star leaders, the organisations that hire them definitely stand to gain. Not only does their reputation get...

Sony Pictures undergoes leadership changes, organisational restructuring

In its attempts to achieve Vision 3.0, Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) India has undergone a major revamp of its top ranks. The major leadership...

67% respondents anticipate significant change in role of CFOs

Now that businesses across sectors have realised that ‘normalcy’ remains far-fetched, they are focussing on ways to stay relevant. This is the time when...

Pernod Ricard ties up with NRAI to vaccinate over 20K restaurant staff

Pernod Ricard India is doing its bit to contribute towards the Indian government’s efforts to vaccinate the population. The alcohol-beverage multinational is not only...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...