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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...

Infosys to invest Rs 2,500 cr, create 20,000 jobs

Indian multinational tech company, Infosys, is planning to invest Rs 2,500 crore to expand its facility in Pocharam, Telangana. The campus is expected to...

Infosys to hire more in the US, focus on local hiring

Infosys is all set to hire more in the US and Europe. In the last one year, it has already taken on about 2,000...

TCS, Infosys join alliance against racism at work

The founding members include 48 organisations representing 13 industries, with more than 5.5 million employees worldwide and headquarters in three continents Infosys and Tata Consultancy...

Freshers can expect 91,000 jobs from TCS, Infosys, HCL, Wipro

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, HCL Technologies and Wipro together plan to offer jobs to about 91,000 freshers from campuses in the next financial...

COOs of Wipro and Infosys to retire in 2021

Bhanumurthy BM, Wipro’s COO, will retire by June 2021 and UB Pravin Rao, Infosys’ COO will retire by December 2021. Having started his career in...

Hybrid work model is Infosys’ preference

Considering the uncertainty surrounding the workplace owing to the ongoing pandemic, Infosys prefers the flexibility of a hybrid model of work for its employees....

Infosys focuses on local hiring; is 63% visa-independent in the US

By concentrating its efforts on skilling and hiring locals in the US over the past three years, Infosys has managed to become almost 63...

Infosys bags big deals; gives increments, promotions, special bonus to staff

Infosys has given its employees many reasons to celebrate ahead of the festive season. It is not only giving them promotions, but increments and...

Infosys to step up local hiring in the US

Indian multinational information technology company, Infosys, will hire 12,000 workers in the US, locally, by 2022. By stepping up efforts in that direction, the...

Over 200 Infosys employees brought home aboard chartered flight

According to a LinkedIn post by one of Infosys’ employees, the information technology giant has brought back over 200 of its employees and their...

Virtual upskilling of employees at Infosys

Information technology company, Infosys, has clearly made effective use of the countrywide lockdown by providing digital skills to its employees through virtual trainings. According to...

Infosys reopens with 5% workforce, numbers to scale up next month

Information technology (IT) services company, Infosys, has started enabling five per cent of its employees to return to work, wherever the local conditions are...

Coronavirus: Challenges of telecommuting

Companies, big and small, around the world, have rolled out mandatory remote-working policies to promote social distancing and keep their employees safe. But the...

Infosys top brass receive stock incentives

Tech giant, Infosys, has announced stock incentives worth 3.25 crore as a part of the 2015 incentive compensation plan for Salil Parekh, CEO, Infosys. The...

‘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...

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

Competing with Self

Philosophically speaking, each of us is unique and logically not in competition with anyone. This realisation gives us a healthy outlook to the world...

Whirlpool employees will get $1000 if they get vaccinated

With the president of the US ordering all private-sector companies to get their employees vaccinated or prepare unvaccinated employees to get tested weekly, Whirlpool...

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

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

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

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The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

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