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56% CEOs in India admit being underprepared for cyber attacks

The number of CEOs who feel they are not prepared enough for cyber attacks seems to be rising. Data from KPMG’s India CEO Outlook...

33% CEOs in India have imposed a hiring freeze: Report

With the fear of recession having gripped organisations worldwide, the focus on hiring freezes has increased. In fact, 33 per cent CEOs in India...

Adani Green Energy ropes in Pramath Nath as head – HR

Pramath Nath, who was CHRO- Asia Pacific & India, Steam Power, at GE Power, has been appointed as head –HR at Adani Green Energy. His...

KPMG US & Canada to launch a metaverse collaboration hub for...

KPMG has announced the launch of a metaverse collaboration hub where employees, clients and communities will connect, engage and explore opportunities for growth across...

Big 4 to hire 80,000 across India

With a surge in demand for consulting services, thanks to the accelerated digitisation across companies during the pandemic, the Big Four are seeking more...

73% leaders in India admit that open discussions are welcomed in...

Things seem to be definitely looking up in terms of diverse views, trust and transparency in boardrooms across the globe. In India, diversity in...

Eduvanz appoints Hanish Dewan as head-HR

Eduvanz, a digital fintech and non-banking financial services (NBFC) firm, has announced various appointments in its leadership team. Hanish Dewan will be head-HR and...

How ‘return to office’ will change employee behaviour

Many IT giants, such as TCS and Infosys are keen to call all their employees to the office. In fact, they are prepping to...

67% respondents anticipate significant change in role of CFOs

Now that businesses across sectors have realised that ‘normalcy’ remains far-fetched, they are focussing on ways to stay relevant. This is the time when...

GE Power elevates Pramath Nath to CHRO – APAC & Japan,...

GE Power, the US-based multinational energy tech company, has promoted Pamath Nath to the position of chief human resources officer - Asia Pacific &...

KPMG to introduce hybrid work model for UK staff

KPMG, the consultancy firm, has announced flexible and hybrid model work for its 16,000 employees in the UK. The staff will be given an...

Has pandemic curbed the sycophants?

It is still debatable whether or not such individuals are significant to an organisation, but sycophants are found in every organisation and in every...

Rupesh Tripathi elevated to partner & head – people, KPMG

KPMG Global Services has elevated Rupesh Tripathito the position of partner and head of people, starting April 1, 2021. Earlier, he was heading the...

KPMG to hire 1000 AI, cybersecurity, data engg professionals

KPMG is looking to take on about 1000 digital professionals across India. It is on the lookout for talent in the areas of artificial...

KPMG’s HR Pulse Survey 2020 reveals key insights into the HR...

The HR Pulse Survey 2020 from KPMG comes at a time when the dynamics of the workplace is changing forcing HR heads across the...

Virtual international internships – A welcome trend or temporary solution?

Internships are crucial for students with a broader vision, who aspire for better salaries. Organisations too believe in hiring such candidates for their positions...

Unmesh Pawar, partner & head, KPMG, to move on

Unmesh Pawar, partner & head of people, KPMG, has decided to move on after a stint of close to three years at the multinational...

KPMG employees seek compensation for loss of pay

Employees of KPMG want to be compensated for the 20 per cent pay cuts that were imposed on them in April, without any reduction...

KPMG to lay off 200 in Britain amidst dip in demand

Multinational professional services firm, KPMG, will be slashing about 200 jobs in Britain amidst unprecedented fall in demand for professional services, due to the...

Six-feet office, Vitamin jOSH, online university: KPMG plans ahead of pandemic

Fumigation of office premises, closed cafeterias, redesigned open plans, no meeting rooms — these are just some of the measures being considered by one...

How prepared are companies to ‘work from home’?

Work from home’ or WFH may be the latest buzzword, but not every sector, or every company is prepared to manage this efficiently. Overall preparedness As...

Hiring post lockdown: ‘Attitude’ could score over ‘Aptitude’

While hiring is slow, it’s obvious that companies will hire only for critical talent. This means, aptitude will be important. However, what could be...

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.

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15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

Oman’s labour ministry takes action against private sector company

The Ministry of Labour, through its subsidiary the Directorate General of Labour in Al-Dhahirah Governorate, has taken decisive action against a private sector company...

‘Revise wages periodically in public interest’: SC to public employers

According to the Supreme Court, State and public employers are obliged to revise wages for their employees periodically, considering the adverse effects of price...

Pension reforms being pushed forward: France goes on strike

A nationwide strike on Tuesday marched in opposition and caused disruptions in French public transportation as protests took place across the country in response...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“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...