Tag: Investment

Maharashtra signs MoUs, to create over 23K jobs, become data-centre hub

The Government of Maharashtra has signed various memoranda of understanding (MoU) with 15 national and international companies in a bid to bring in investments...

US to spend $150 mn to train locals for H-1B jobs

Looks like the number of Indian tech experts and others who move to work in the US on H-1B visas will soon start dwindling....

HR tech company, Zimyo, raises seed funding of Rs 11 cr

Gurugram-based Zimyo Consulting, which is into HR technology, has raised around Rs 11 crore as seed funding from Singapore-based Beenext Zimyo will use the fund...

Entry-level hiring platform, Able Jobs, receives funding of $1.8 million

Able Jobs, the Bangalore-based entry-level hiring platform, has managed to get funding of about $1.8 million from a funding round, which witnessed participation by...

JP Morgan to spend Rs 17 crore on upskilling 4,800 Indian...

American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, JP Morgan, will be donating Rs 17 crore, that is, about $2.25 million, to provide...

Livspace lays off 450; WeWork slashes 20% jobs

Bengaluru-based home design and decor startup, Livspace, has reportedly laid off close to 450 employees from its 2,800-strong workforce.  This news of layoff comes...

Corporate health benefits startup raises $US 3.6 million in funding

Health benefits startup, ekincare, has managed to raise $US 3.6 million in a series A funding round, led by a new investor. This takes...

Hallmark Group invests in ScaleneWorks

ScaleneWorks People Solutions, an Indian talent solutions company, has received funds of about a million dollars from the Hallmark Global Group. The funds will be...

Sequoia Capital invests in HR tech startup, Darwinbox

Sequoia Capital India recently led a $15-million round in Darwinbox, an HR tech startup based in Hyderabad. In this series B round, the Company’s...

SoftBank offers $20 million to employees to buy stakes in second...

SoftBank, which invests in startups across the world, desires its employees to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund worth $108 billion. To make...

Employee benefits company, Sodexo, funds startup, Zeta

Zeta, a Bengaluru-based startup offering meal and other group benefits to corporate employees, has received funding worth $60 million from French employee benefits organisation,...

Amazon will invest $700 million on training

Amazon, the e-commerce company, plans to spend $700 million on retraining a third of its workforce in the US in new skills required to...

Over 15000 jobs to be cut at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank, the German multinational investment bank and financial services company is planning a revamp estimated to cost $5.6 billion, which will see more...

Zeta’s Bhavin Turakhia takes minority stake in PeopleStrong

The two companies will provide a holistic offering to enterprises in the HR technology space.

Employee benefits ROI calculator app to optimise spending

The app helps evaluate the standard of savings and the impact of employee benefit programmes on retention, absenteeism, recruitment and performance too

Talent.io grabs $8.8 million for its recruitment platform

The platform helps companies find full-time employees, interns and freelancers.

AI-based HR Analytics platform Infeedo gets funded on a TV reality...

The AI-based HR analytics platform agreed to give away 5 per cent equity to the team formed by Ameera Shah, managing director and CEO, Metropolis Healthcare, and Vivek Bhargava, CEO, iProspect.

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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KFintech opens new facility in Mumbai, plans to add 300 employees

KFin Technologies, a tech driven financial services platform has inaugurated a new facility in the city of Mumbai. The new state of the art...

Cadila relaunches employee wellness programme, ‘Soul Mantra’; focuses on loneliness

Last week, HRKatha had raised the issue of loneliness at the workplace and how it is impacting both the employee and the employers. It’s now...

Shriram Housing Finance aims to improve women’s representation at workplace

Shriram Housing Finance, the affordable housing company, has launched the ‘SHeFirst’ programme to improve the representation of women at the workplace. Under this programme,...

USEReady to hire around 200 data analytics & engineers for new data centre in...

Founded in 2011 by two Indians Uday Hegde and Lalit Bakshi, strategic data and Analytics partner USEReady, which had its offices in Bengaluru and...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...