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‘Power programmers’ at Infosys will get double salary

Power programmers are an elite group of coders and programmers at Infosys, who are highly skilled in programming. The information technology company has decided...

Infosys to layoff at least about 12000

Infosys is reportedly planning to lay off about 2,200 senior managers, that is, those belonging to the job level 6, as well as about...

Aditya Birla Retail’s HR head joins Chai Point as COO

Chai Point, an online tea retailer with physical retail stores as well, has appointed Shashikanth KS as its chief operating officer. HRKatha’s sources confirmed...

‘Ethical employees’ of Infosys discover accounting irregularities, seek action

'Ethical employees’, a group of anonymous Infosys employees, has accused the information technology company’s CEO and CFO of knowingly producing wrong account statements and...

Hiring in IT sector has picked up significantly

While other sectors are struggling to survive and resorting to downsizing, India’s information technology (IT) companies, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys and Wipro have...

Indian IT firms in the US pay higher average wage than...

A research has recently revealed that the average wage paid by Indian IT services firms to their employees in the US, is about $96,300....

Zee Entertainment appoints Dheeraj Jaggi as SVP-HR

Zee entertainment has appointed Dheeraj Jaggi as the senior vice president-HR. Jaggi comes with an experience of around 16 years. In his new role,...

Infosys will hire 18,000 freshers from the campuses

The 229,000 strong workforce at Infosys, the technology company, will soon see an addition of 18000 freshers. The Indian software exporter will be hiring...

Infosys’ new design and innovation studio in London can accommodate 250...

Infosys, the Indian multinational IT services company, has opened a new Experience Design & Innovation Studio in Shoreditch, London, recently, which can accommodate about...

Infosys opts to engage with employees through sports

Infosys is all set to enhance its brand image, not only with clients but also with its employees, by partnering with international tournaments, such...

Over 60 Infosys executives draw salary over Rs 1 crore

The number of Infosys executives who earn a salary of over Rs 1 crore has more than doubled in the past one year. In...

Infosys to allocate 50 million shares to employees, paid its CEO...

Information technology services company, Infosys, announced that it will allocate 50 million shares to its staff. As per its annual report, the Company paid...

Infosys staff pays for parking space in Company’s own parking lot

The employees at Infosys, Hyderabad have been paying Rs 500 per month for parking their four-wheelers and Rs 250 a month for two-wheelers, at...

TCS and Infosys recruited a total of 53,303 employees in FY19

Information technology companies, Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) and Infosys have together expanded the workforce by 53,303 in year 2018-19. As per data from their...

Hiring your boss: HR’s role in recruiting CEOs

During one of our tea break conversations in the office, a very interesting query arose in our minds. Who hires the CEO of a...

Should leaders throw temper tantrums?

When Indra Nooyi became the CEO of Pepsico in 2006, she met Steve Jobs who advised her that as a CEO she should sometimes...

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...

Senior Infosys staff to get a raise of up to 5...

At a time when many IT companies are downsizing and laying off senior staff, Infosys, the Indian multinational IT services provider, is expected to...

Infosys to expedite local hiring in the US: Srikantan Moorthy to...

The former global HR head at Infosys will now move to the US, where more local hiring will be expedited.

TCS doles out 120% variable pay for employees: Infosys 100%

TCS also announced salary hikes for FY19 in the range of two–six per cent, depending on geography.

‘Cocktails and Conversations’: HR to discuss business over networking

HRKatha, in association with KellyOCG, is bringing together a group of HR leaders and industry veterans on the evening of February 22, in Bangalore, to discuss what’s next with finding the best talent.

How Infosys designed a customised yet scalable reward mechanism

Conventional reward mechanisms following the 'one size fits all' approach do not allow organisations to provide unique experiences to employees

Salil Parekh to draw one-third of Sikka’s remuneration

Parekh will draw a salary of Rs 16.25 crore which includes Rs 6.5 crore of fixed salary and Rs 9.75 crore of variable pay.

Infosys gives wings to Adecco’s Adia

Adia is a mobile-first, cloud-based, end-to-end online staffing platform.

Infosys will continue hiring 6,000 engineers annually for next 2 years

The Company aims to have a healthy mix of local and global members in its workforce.

Vishal Sikka’s resignation letter to the Infosys board

Sikka mentioned in his resignation letter that continuous distractions and ‘the constant drumbeat of the same issues over and over again’ is what has diminished the ‘excitement and passion’ despite so many achievements and transformations in his journey.

Infosys organises recruitment activity SPARK in Gurugram

The programme is aimed at making students from Indian engineering colleges job ready, through training and skilling.

Tech Mahindra’s top executives take salary cut due to company’s underperformance

Around 20 executives have written a letter to the CEO and chief people officer of the company, intimating their decision to take a pay cut ranging from 10 per cent to 20 per cent.

7 companies with highly-loved workplace practices

Even small tweaks in workplace practices, can make a huge change in attracting more talent and keeping employees happy and engaged

Infosys gets into legal trouble in the US for favoring Indians

The company is accused of obsessional preference for employees of South Asian race and national origin, usually Indian.

TCS reduces H-1B visa application to a third of 2015

The IT giant has increased local hiring in the past two years.

Automation isn’t killing jobs – it’s transforming them: Infosys to hire...

Like last year, Infosys plans to hire about 20,000 engineers from campuses across the nation; skills sought this time, though, are different.

Rising voices of techie-unions now seem inevitable

Large-scale white-collar displacement at middle and senior levels is a relatively new phenomenon in the Indian business environment, which both employees and employers are ill equipped to handle. This will certainly increase the chances of unions playing a more dominant role.

Is IT losing its sheen as favourite employer?

With dipping revenues, falling hiring numbers and the kind of talent sought by IT industry undergoing a massive change, what will keep the charm intact? 

Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers over the next two years

As part of the initiative, the company will open four new technology and innovation hubs across the country focussing on cutting-edge technology.

Automation, Analytics, Millennials, C&B, On-demand hiring; What’s in for HR in...

Most companies were left playing catch-up with tech disruptions, a workforce with different needs, customised people actions and the move from talent management to people management. So, the scope for these trends, and more, to come into their own in 2017 is immense.

Infosys revamps human resource system for Council of Europe

The multi-step upgrade will enable modern self-service, better integration, improved security and productivity.

Infosys to reshuffle 3,000 jobs post RBS’ decision to cancel project

The company will carry out an orderly ramp-down, chiefly in India, over the next few months.

NASSCOM ranks TCS as the top IT industry employer

The survey is based on the FTE headcount of firms with IT-BPM operations in India, as reported to NASSCOM.

Do engineers make better HR professionals?

Engineers have an eclectic mix of business sense, analytical skills and even people management but do these qualities make them able HR professionals.

Infosys’ employee retention strategy: proactive not reactionary

The company’s two major initiatives aimed at employee engagement and retention have been in the pipeline for over a year now.

Infosys ‘Compass’: digital platform for internal movements

This talent management tool not only allows employees to mobilise available opportunities in career growth, learning and networks, but also helps the organisation retain valuable talent.

Mercer appoints Preeti Chandrashekhar as the business leader for benefits

With over 20 years of experience, she has earlier worked for Infosys and Willis Towers Watson.

Google, Apple, RBI, FB, SBI: Preferred destination for business students

Among other Indian companies, Infosys, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Air India, Flipkart, Wipro, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, ONGC, L&T, Mahindra & Mahindra, Aditya Birla Group, Indian Oil, BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), Snapdeal, HCL and NPTC also feature in the list.

Fair pay, fair play for Infosys CEO

CEO Vishal Sikka,who has taken the company to new heights with a promising future ahead, will now receive a raised compensation of $11 million.

New Year Special: Global impact on India’s people business in 2016

Enhanced security concerns across the world in response to terror; a possible slowdown in growth economies as well as subdued oil prices will all have a role to play in how business is shaped this year. This will have a deep impact on the amount of leverage the people function will have.

“Infosys’ longevity will depend on how well we build on our...

Richard Lobo is a qualified mechanical engineer who decided to pursue a career in human resources. Post his PGDM in Marketing and Finance, from Xavier Institute of Management, Lobo dabbled in sales and marketing at Godrej & Boyce.

He joined Infosys in 2000 where he was recently appointed as the senior vice-president & head-HR. In his new role, he oversees the functions of business HR, employee relations, geography-HR and HR delivery for Infosys.

In the last one year, the company has introduced several changes in terms of people practices. Lobo chats with HRKatha on the company’s people strategy and his overall view on the changing dynamics of the human resource function.Excerpts!

Kris Shankar to join Infosys as HR-head

Shankar is currently serving his notice period at Philips where he has spent a little over year and a half as head-HR, Indian subcontinent.

Richard Lobo elevated as head HR, Infosys

A mechanical engineer from Manipal Institute of Technology, and an MBA from XIM, Lobo, joined Infosys in 2000.

What’s in a dress code?

A reformation seems to be on the horizon. It spells of a new mindset that the corporates are adopting be it open offices, flatter hierarchies or addressing colleagues by their first name.



The best laid L&D plans begin with competency mapping and performance...

Growth-oriented business organisations demonstrate high degrees of agility, which keeps them in the fast lane. They are quick to change and are able to...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


How to keep women professionals engaged

How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

A cognitively diverse workforce is also a highly engaged one

The importance of hiring candidates who fit into the organisation’s culture is a topic that has been discussed by HR professionals for ages. Organisations...

How meetings can be made interactive and engaging

Many an employee has complained about boring meetings at the workplace. In fact, meetings are rarely looked forward to, especially if they happen very...


Vodafone Idea’s Ranjan Mishra joins Diebold Nixdorf

Diebold Nixdorf has appointed Ranjan Mishra as HR director, India. He will oversee all people operations in India, encompassing commercial business, shared services and...

Job hopping: A boost for career growth?

While a job hopping may be seen as unstable and fickle by some, it does provide financial growth and exposure. There are two kinds of...
How to keep women professionals engaged

How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

Barclays to lay off 100 senior employees

In a bid to cut costs, Barclays, the British lender, is expected to lay off about a 100 senior employees. It is reported that...



“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...

“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...