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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...  

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Young inquisitive employees require continual learning

With four generation of employees at the workplace, the game has changed drastically for organisations today. There is a greater need for the leaders...

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Employee Protection Plan for Unilever staff

Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer known for its various brands including Dove, Knorr, Omo and Lifebuoy, has announced wide-ranging measures to support the global...

Delivery of twins to be considered as 2 deliveries for maternity benefits

Following an appeal filed by the Union Ministry against leave granted to a woman employee of the CISF, the Madras High Court recently ruled...

Employee Benefits: Are they valued and appreciated?

Many employers feel that their employees do not really understand the benefits that are offered to them. It is hard to believe, but the...

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Mental health: Elephant in the room for India Inc. 

Are you ok? How often do we hear our bosses asking us about our mental well-being? How many organisations today actually take the pain to...

India may lose up to 136 million jobs to the COVID-19 pandemic

According to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), over 50 per cent of the tourism and hospitality industry may be rendered sick with about...

Online grocers and pharmacies are hiring delivery personnel

Faced with acute shortage of labour, e-commerce firms are struggling with timely deliveries. Online grocers and pharmacies are on a hiring spree. They are...

Life insurance cover of Rs 4 lakh for frontline staff

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat had declared during the one-day concluding budget session on March 25, that all health, sanitation, police and media...

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“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...
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“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...