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Indian CEOs show signs of moving towards workforce 4.0

Technology has been continuously disrupting businesses around the world. Now, Indian CEOs have also begun to understand and leverage the potential of technological advancements,...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

Unmesh Pawar joins KPMG; Shalini Pillay elevated to managing partner

Pawar will take Pillay’s place, who in turn, will now be responsible for the firm’s Bangalore market.

IIM Visakhapatnam achieves 100 per cent placement

The average salary for the batch is Rs 12.07 lakh per annum (LPA) while the median stood at Rs 11.70 LPA.

‘Cocktails and Conversations’: HR to discuss business over networking

HRKatha, in association with KellyOCG, is bringing together a group of HR leaders and industry veterans on the evening of February 22, in Bangalore, to discuss what’s next with finding the best talent.

Existing HR IT systems weak on data and analytics capabilities: KPMG

This weakness is hampering the adoption and deployment of predictive analysis for half the organisations in India.

It’s appalling how most companies hire women directors only to comply

The need to comply seems to have become a stronger driver of gender diversity than the belief that it adds value or creates the brand image of a progressive organisation.

KPMG’s Learning Academy to help organisations upskill for future

The Learning Academy brings together the breadth and depth of KPMG’s subject matter expertise with its learning design and technology skills and capabilities.

After Richard Rekhy, Arun M. Kumar takes over as chairman &...

Kumar will fulfil a five-year term, beginning 5 February, 2017.

KPMG India CEO Richard Rekhy to hang up his boots

KPMG India CEO, Richard Rekhy’s decision to retire has been accepted by the board but he will continue to serve in the position till a successor is found.

Why hire a ‘misfit’?

People who don't quite fit the bill have been found to make the most significant impact on a company's success.

How to identify the corporate ‘fraudster’

Indian fraudsters are younger in age and initiate acts of fraud much earlier in their careers, use technology to complete the act, are high performers, are driven by personal greed and more often act in groups.

Adding colours to mundane jobs

Corporate wellness initiatives should also focus on how people’s personal and social lives can be made happy.

Maersk Group offers improved maternity benefits

The company will allow all onshore employees to work 20 per cent less at full contractual pay, for up to six months— after they return to work, post childbirth or adoption— apart from 18 weeks of maternity leave and one week of paternity leave.

New Year Special: Celebrated HR concepts under scanner in 2016

Last year, performance management had to adapt to dramatically changed worldviews. It is expected that many such HR concepts will come under scanner this year. Read to find out more.

ESOPs: How receptive and effective are they?

A sizeable part of India Inc. considers ESOPs as a great motivational tool and performance enhancer. While 41 per cent have successfully tested it as a motivational tool, almost 10 per cent confirm its effectiveness as a tool for increasing profitability.

KPMG concludes acquisition of Towers Watson’s HR delivery practice

The deal will add tremendous value to KPMG's People & Change practice.

Do CHROs make good CEOs?

CHROs becoming CEOs is not a traditional choice but evidences point out several advantages.

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How to keep women professionals engaged

How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

A cognitively diverse workforce is also a highly engaged one

The importance of hiring candidates who fit into the organisation’s culture is a topic that has been discussed by HR professionals for ages. Organisations...

How meetings can be made interactive and engaging

Many an employee has complained about boring meetings at the workplace. In fact, meetings are rarely looked forward to, especially if they happen very...

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The whites and the blues of the gig workforce

The whites and blues of the gig workforce  

Gig workers are being hired for specialised jobs as well as for manual labour. The workforce of today is looking beyond tenure and jobs —...
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Namit Kharbanda is new director-HR, JW Marriott, Pune  

  Kharbanda, who used to work for Andaz Delhi, will now be heading all HR-related operations, such as recruitment, talent development policies, administration, compliance and...

Oyo’s hospitality partners panic due to layoffs

The hotel partners seem to have received no communication from OYO about its downsizing and are unable to contact the Company’s representatives either. Oyo’s recent...

More employment opportunities in the field of data science in India

About 1.5 lakh jobs will be available in the data science space this year. According to a recent study, India will offer 62 per cent...

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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...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...