Tag: IT

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,...

Wipro to take on 17,000 from campuses

The rising attrition has forced Wipro to ramp up its hiring plan. It now intends to increase its hiring. Earlier, Wipro had announced that...

Deutsche Bank to hire 3,000 in India, Russia, Romania and the...

Deutsche Bank is all set to take on more than 3,000 technology professionals in 2021, to expand its teams at its technology centres in...

No lay-offs, lock-outs, termination: Kerala govt guidelines

In Kerala, the state labour commissioner has issued fresh guidelines for employers, including precautionary measures to be taken amidst the second wave of the...

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...

A new HR profile to handle remote work: Is it essential?

Remote working is here to stay, which is also leading to many changes in HR practices. Facebook recently announced a new role — director...

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.

Reinventing tomorrow’s workplace

Years ago, I built a 24-foot-long table in my backyard as a gathering place for thoughtful dialogue with the eclectic group of friends, acquaintances,...

Cognizant CEO interacts with 5 employees daily, for an hour

Cognizant Technology Solutions, which employs over three lakh people globally, saw an attrition rate of about 33 per cent in the July-September quarter. With...

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eInfochips to hire 250 engineers for Hyderabad design centre

eInfochips, the global provider of product engineering and semiconductor design services, has expanded its Hyderabad design centre in its effort to meet customer demands....

Twitter CEO, Parag Agrawal, to receive US$ 1 mn as annual salary

Parag Agrawal will succeed Jack Dorsey as CEO, Twitter. The IIT-Mumbai graduate, who had joined Twitter in 2011 and has been serving as chief...

Biocon gets Joyeeta Chatterjee as VP-HR

Biocon, a biopharmaceutical company, has hired Joyeeta Chatterjee as its new vice president-HR. Chatterjee will lead the HRBP function coupled with organisation development, learning...

Ramashis Biswas appointed head – HR & admin, Credgenics

Credgenics, the debt-resolution platform, has appointed Ramashis Biswas as head – human resources and administration. Biswas has moved from Shuttl where he was head...

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“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...

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

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...