Tag: IT

Karnataka launches ‘Skill Connect’ portal for job seekers

The state of Karnataka now has its own 'Skill Connect' portal, which will help those seeking jobs find suitable employment by connecting them with...

Kerala govt to turn resorts and houseboats into work-near-home facilities

The Kerala government is planning to set up work-near-home facilities for various organisations, especially information technology (IT) firms. The tenders for site acquisition are...

Will the ‘bench’ survive?

The stronghold of Indian IT companies and consultancy firms, the ‘bench’ has been thinning over the years even as contract staffing has been gaining...

FITE wants MHA to disallow IT and ITeS industries to function...

At a time when the IT and ITeS industries have been allowed to function with 50 per cent employee strength in office, the Forum...

Nasscom suggests relief measures for hard-hit IT startups and SME sector

The current pandemic has threatened to disrupt businesses and organisations are worried about continuity and timely payment of salaries. This will particularly affect the...

Few IT employees may be allowed to go to work

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Government announced in an advisory on March 24, that IT/ITES sector employees, who are involved in...

Salaries of freshers set to rise in IT sector

While salaries of entry-level employees in the information technology (IT) space in India have grown faster than that of mid-level professionals since 2017, it...

5000 freshers sought by Kotak Mahindra and Axis Bank

Kotak Mahindra and Axis Bank, are gearing to recruit at least 2000 fresh graduates each. They are seeking candidates with tech and design skills. It...

IT jobs at risk in the upcoming quarters, unemployment to rise

Following layoffs announced by Infosys and Cognizant, it is predicted that most big information technology (IT) companies in the country will be reducing their...

TCS to rebuild pyramid model, will hire 30,000 freshers

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is looking to hire young engineers possessing digital skills in large numbers. This is a move towards rebuilding its pyramid...

Aditi Mukherjee joins NCDEX as EVP-HR and designated key managerial personnel

Aditi Mukherjee, former head-HR, Tata Steel, has joined the senior management team at National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) as EVP- HR and designated...

Demand for freshers on the rise, 5 lakh jobs likely in...

The information technology services sector and the growing startups in India are likely to recruit almost five lakh people in 2019, with freshers being...

TCS to hire in agile way based on demand

TCS has created Fresco Play - a learning platform - to enable employees to learn digital courses on the go.

IBM’s ‘Call for Code’ to encourage internal and external coding talent...

The initiative invites developers to create new applications to better prepare communities and people for natural disasters.

Hike to lay off 25% of its workforce

The instant messaging service had acquired two startups last year.

HCL’s recruitment drive at Lucknow centre

The IT giant will expand its staff by 800, including freshers.  

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? 

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.

Lupin appoints Yugesh Goutam as president, global human resources

Goutam is a seasoned HR professional with over 29 years of diverse experience across sectors – FMCG, IT, telecom, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, healthcare & medical devices and infrastructure. 

Samsung, Amazon and Accenture among top employers of mobile talent in...

Mobile developers in e-commerce firms enjoy twice the salary and monetary benefits in comparison to their counterparts in the IT services and software companies across the nation.

IT pulls talent through codeathons

Coding contests are emerging as one of the most sought after ways for organisations to access top technology talent.

IT sector highest paid followed by BFSI; Manufacturing gets a raw...

Ironically, IT employees remain dissatisfied despite being the highest paid.

How to lead an agile team to success in uncertain times

There is a popular quip doing the rounds on social-media platforms about this whole resetting thing and chances are you may have come across...

Close big engagement gaps with little things: Appreciation at work

You say “Thank you”. What they hear is, “Please accept my standard, HR protocol-approved format for acknowledging your most recent activity that was intended...

Six must-have employee benefits for remote workers

The concept of remote working has seen exponential growth in the past few years. Even more so with the current pandemic situation. Having to...

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Leadership swap before a mass layoff

Often, when businesses are in turmoil, the leadership is faced with the task of making some tough choices, and downsizing is one of them....

Vodafone Idea sacks nearly 1500 employees as a cost-cutting measure

In a bid to cut operational costs, telecom operator, Vodafone Idea (VIL), has laid off nearly 1500 permanent employees. Responding to the financial crisis at...

Telangana to reserve 80% semiskilled, 60% skilled jobs for locals

The Telangana Cabinet has given its approval to the reservation of jobs for locals in all the new industries emerging in the state. While...

How Akzo Nobel went people-first through the lockdown

As a part of its learning efforts, Akzo Nobel, the paint and coating manufacturing major, took measures to ensure that employees were able to...

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The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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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...