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Infosys cuts back on variable pay; announces 65% performance pay

For the second time this year, Infosys has cut back variable pay. In the previous quarter, it had granted 70 per cent variable pay...

It’s work-from-office for Infosys staff

Infosys wishes for its employees to return to office. The Company has internally communicated to its employees that the return-to-office will be implemented in...

‘Get managers’ approval & take on gig work’: Infosys to staff

In what appears to be an endeavour to control attrition, Infosys will now let its employees work on gig projects, as long as their...

Top performers of Infosys get 20-25% increment

A significant number of employees at Infosys received an increment of 10 to 13 per cent, while the top performers received an increment of...

Will Infosys design policies allowing staff to take on side gigs?

Infosys appears to be open to allowing employees to take up external projects provided their managers approve. In fact, media reports indicate that the...

Infosys accused of bias, discrimination

Infosys has been accused of discrimination while hiring. Apparently, the IT major avoided hiring women with children, people of Indian origin and those aged...

Infosys launches digital centre, to create 1,000 jobs in Calgary

Over the next two years, Infosys plans to create 1,000 jobs in Calgary, Canada. This is double the number the Company had originally promised....

Infosys warns employees against moonlighting

After Rashid Premji tweeted that moonlighting is comparable to cheating, a huge debate had started in the industry. While some industry leaders favoured moonlighting,...

Rs 140 Cr. will be the annual salary of Starbucks CEO

Laxman Narasimhan, who moved from Reckitt Benckiser to Starbucks as the chief executive officer (CEO), will reportedly earn a salary of Rs 140 crore...

Infosys cuts variable pay by 30% in Q1

It has been reported that Infosys has scaled back its variable payout for the first quarter, capping it at 70 per cent, cutting the...

Infosys to create 300 jobs for locals in Singapore

Infosys, the next-generation digital services and consulting company aims to hire 300 locals in Singapore by 2025. This is the Indian multinational’s way of supporting...

Why HR also needs an HR

Who manages the HR processes, administration, operations and people strategy of a company? The HR of course. When we talk about all the challenges of...

Salary revisions, increase in hiring targets at Infosys

Despite the impact on costs and margins, Infosys is planning to give increments to its employees in the hope of bringing down attrition rate. In...

Infosys replies to Centre on non-compete clause

The Ministry of Labour and Employment had called Infosys for a joint meeting on three occasions, but no representative of the company appeared for...

IT-sector CEOs’ median annual salaries went up by 835% in 10...

There has been a surge in demand for talent in the IT sector post the pandemic. And yes, talented people are being lured by...

Infosys staff can expect at least 12% hike in salary

It is time for employees at Infosys to cheer. The IT major has decided to grant an average salary hike of 12 to 13...

People Business elevates Sandeep Krishnan to CEO

People Business, the global human resource consulting firm, has elevated Sandeep Krishnan to CEO. As shared by Krishnan with HRKatha, in this new role,...

“The tools we currently use for remote working will get significantly...

A big change in 2022 The year 2022 will be about incorporating different work models into our world of work. As we will have learnt...

“Technology will be critical for contemporary HR,” Krish Shankar

Big changes in 2022 We will see the truly hybrid workplace and hybrid working in 2022. Not only will real flexibility become the order of...

NITES files complaint, Infosys defends non-compete clause

A non-compete clause imposed on employees of Infosys has grabbed headlines recently. This clause prevents Infosys staff from working for any of its competitors...

Stresslaxation: What is it and what can be done to manage...

Is trying to relax making you anxious? While sitting back and putting up your feet, do you suddenly feel quickness of breath, or a...

What has created ‘The Great Talent Crunch’

Believe it or not, talent shortage is for real! If not quantitative, it’s definitely qualitative – there is a shortage of skilled and quality...

How Infosys plans to hire 50,000+ freshers

Infosys — which employs over two lakh people in India— is preparing to hire 55,000 freshers by the end of the financial year 2023....

Infosys to hire 55,000 freshers, focus on reskilling & training

Infosys, the second largest IT company in India is planning to hire 55,000 new freshers. In the wake of growth in the IT sector,...

OYO hires Satyadeep Mishra as CHRO for international markets

OYO has appointed Satyadeep Mishra, as the CHRO for its technology, product, shared services and international markets teams. His appointment comes at a time...

Accion Labs gets Poornima Prasad as global CPO

Poornima Prasad has been appointed the global chief people officer, Accion Labs, the cloud and digital transformation services company. Backed by over two decades of...

Krish Shankar debuts as an author with ‘CATALYSE—Power up your people...

Krish Shankar, group head-HR, Infosys, has turned author with his debut book, CATALYSE—Power up your People Ecosystem. The book talks about the secret sauce to...

Infosys to reskill existing staff via internal talent marketplace

In a bid to deal with the talent crunch being witnessed by the IT industry at the moment, Infosys has created an internal talent...

Infosys signs MoU with DTCE to enhance capabilities at higher education...

Department of Collegiate and Technical Education (DTCE), Karnataka has signed an MoU with Infosys, with an aim to transform ways of learning in the...

Cognizant records an industry high attrition of 33 per cent

The trend of high attrition rates seems to be uniform for IT companies in the third quarter. However, Cognizant, the US- based tech company,...

Companies are hiring across the world

Hiring seems to be looking up, globally. In the US, FedEx is hosting a National Hiring Day this week, in Atlanta. The plan is...

Is the use of AI in hiring leading to talent spillage?

Given the continuous growth and development in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, it is highly unlikely for any facet of our...

Infosys to expand fresher hiring programme

Amidst a host of employee-engagement programmes, Infosys is now gearing to battle attrition by taking on 35,000 fresh engineering graduates, globally, for FY22. To tackle...

Talent acquisition vs talent retention – What’s more important?

Talent acquisition and retention are both key elements of an HR strategy. Businesses strive to attract the best talent for key roles so that...

After Wipro, Infosys also announces second round of increments

Infosys is set to give wage increments with effect from July 2021. This is the second round of hikes being offered by the Company...

100% placement for IIM Amritsar’s 5th MBA batch

Despite the uncertainties brought on by the pandemic over the last year and a half almost, IIM Amritsar managed to conclude the academic year...

Nanjappa Palekanda appointed VP-talent experience & operations, Netflix

Nanjappa Palekanda, has joined Netflix as vice president - talent experience and operations. He has moved from Uber, where he was serving as senior...

Infosys expands its ESOP programme to benefit lower-level staff too

Infosys, the Indian IT major, is planning to extend the Employee Stock Options Programme (ESOP) to a larger number of employees, including those in...

Metros accounted for 86,000+ active job openings in April

Amidst the second wave of the pandemic that has taken the country by surprise, the top five metros —Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai—...

Infosys to hire 1000 in the UK

Infosys has announced that it will hire 1000 employees in the UK in the next three years, to support Britain’s economic growth. The new hires...

How are ‘failed entrepreneurs’ valued in the job market?

Mirchi, erstwhile Radio Mirchi was specifically looking for failed entrepreneurs as ‘they understand risks, bring zeal, and infuse the much-required energy and drive to...

Morgan Stanley appoints Mahendra Itkarkar as Executive Director HR

Morgan Stanley, the American investment bank and financial services firm, has appointed Mahendra Itkarkar as executive director - HR and will be heading employee...

Infosys opens COVID care centre for staff, families at Bengaluru

Infosys has opened a COVID care centre for its employees at Bengaluru. The centre will be solely dedicated to the IT major’s employees and...

Major IT firms to hire 1 lakh freshers in 2021

With organisations across the globe investing more in technological upgradation and speeding up digital transformation, there has been a rise in demand for information...

Infosys staff to get next increment in July 2021

Infosys will hire more than 25,000 freshers for FY22, of which about 24,000 will be from India. The focus, of course, will be the...

“Look at the ‘human’ at work; make work more ‘human’,” Richard...

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The global shift to remote work over the last year has created both opportunities and challenges for...

Infosys launches Digital Quotient to make employees ‘digital future ready’

With the advent of technology, the focus — while hunting for the right talent for the company— has shifted from just academics to knowledge...

Google partners with 130+ companies, begins certification programmes

Google has commenced its certification programme that will train candidates for entry-level jobs in data analytics, project management, user experience (UX) design and so...

Many corporates willing to bear vaccine cost of staff

Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Accenture India will bear the cost of vaccines for their eligible employees and their family members. Others such...

Infosys to hire 300 locals in Pennsylvania

Indian information technology multinational, Infosys, is expanding its Retirement Services Centre of Excellence in Pennsylvania, US. As part of the expansion process, it will...

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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Old Pension Scheme: Disgruntled Punjab govt staff hold massive protest rally

To express their dissatisfaction with the recently-released notification for the restoration of the old pension scheme (OPS), a rally was held in Punjab by...

Kerala, J&K, Tamil Nadu offered best daily wage rate to workers in FY22

As per the data revealed in a statistics handbook released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Tamil...

HP to cut at least 4,000 jobs in 3 years

In an attempt to cut annual costs by about $1.4 billion, Hewlett-Packard, the computer-manufacturing company, is planning to let go about 4,000 to 6,000...

Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

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“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...