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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 the creative workforce engaged

As an employer, you deal with all kinds of employees— some slow, others energetic, some smart, and yet others dim witted. However, you will...

Compassionate leadership and employee engagement

We all know that leaders have the ability to make or break an organisation. We also know that leaders need to possess certain qualities...

Pedal your way to health

‘A desk connected to a digital exercise bike can help burn calories’, said the headline. Before long, another headline caught my eye, ‘Get work...

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A new squad structure brings in renewed agility at Aegon

  While agility and performance are hot topics for organisations these days, companies dealing in life insurance have mostly stuck to the traditional way of...

HDFC’s HackitUp challenge to hire people in AI and machine learning

Hackathons are becoming rather popular today, with several companies in the IT and tech industry using these hackathon challenges to hire the best of...

How to keep the creative workforce engaged

As an employer, you deal with all kinds of employees— some slow, others energetic, some smart, and yet others dim witted. However, you will...

Uber determined not to treat drivers as employees

Uber Technologies has been caught up in a legal argument wherein the Company has been trying to prove that its drivers are simply independent...

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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,...

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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...