Tag: Learning and Development

Abhijit Bhaduri to be part of talent, learning & insights team,...

Abhijit Bhaduri, who was once chief learning officer at Wipro from 2009 to 2016, has joined Microsoft’s talent, learning and insights team, at the...

Rohit Thakur, Paytm’s CHRO, quits

Paytm is seeking approval for its approaching IPO at a meeting, ahead of which it has witnessed major changes in its Board. Rohit Thakur,...

iD Fresh Food to hire 500+, ensure diversity

iD Fresh Food, the fresh food company, is working to expand its workforce in India and abroad. It hopes to ensure more gender diversity...

How Yokohama Off-Highway Tyres facilitates L&D for first-time managers

Learning never ends and in the human resources industry it only begins after one becomes a manager. A year amidst the pandemic, however, slowed...

How Max Life drives a ‘growth mindset’

While most companies have undergone changes and restructuring in the last year, more of learning and skilling has helped keep the employees technically sound...

NHRDN organises ‘Re-imagining L&D’ Summit

The sixth National Learning & Development Summit platformed sessions in which industry and human resource experts from different sectors, such as IT, F&B, banking, and...

Competency-based learning helps bridge the skill gap

The industry is evolving very fast, and our education system is dated. This has created a serious skill gap in the existing workforce across...

Make L&D invisible to create a better learning culture

One of the primary demands of a changing world is to continuous learning. If you have to stay relevant, you just have to keep...

Why lean learning is important for agile organisations

Toyota Production System (TPS) is a classic success story in manufacturing process, which enabled the Japanese automobile Company to eliminate seven kinds of wastes...

Five ways to ensure that employees learn continuously

With technology evolving faster than ever and job roles becoming more niche, career paths are just not linear anymore. Employees look forward to learning...

How can you promote a culture of digital readiness in your...

Culture eats strategy for breakfast, proclaimed Peter Drucker, the late management guru, many years ago. The aphorism holds true even today, as companies across...

IndiGo’s training academy awarded for best L&D practices

Ifly, IndiGo’s learning academy, has won awards yet again for its learning and development practices. The academy has been lauded for its significant contribution...

Amazon will invest $700 million on training

Amazon, the e-commerce company, plans to spend $700 million on retraining a third of its workforce in the US in new skills required to...

Why employees are wary of learning and development programmes

If you search for ‘learning and development’ on Google, you will see hundreds of articles emphasising the importance of training and development in the...

How to turn your managers into great leaders

While travelling for work, a delayed flight had forced me to wait at the airport. Rather than wasting time playing Candy Crush on my...

Domino’s initiates new learning programme for its US supervisors

When people think of Domino’s Pizza, they think about getting pizza in less than 30 minutes. Known for using technology and introducing concepts, such...

How does Capgemini do it better than others?

Last few years have witnessed a sea change in the way employees are cared for in their organisations. Amongst the companies that have taken...

Key markers in skills training for policy makers – Part II

The Indian workforce is highly stratified and segmented. A strong vetting system of key indicators of skills training is tremendously valuable for policymakers when...

Yes Bank partners Coursera for a future-ready workforce

Upon completion of the programme, employees will receive sharable e-course certificates from leading global institutes.

Skillsoft and Shine partner to enhance learning

Skillsoft’s high-quality learning content will help Shine Learning users close the skills gap in the rapidly evolving job market.

What’s in a mobile first learning platform powered by AI

Now that innovative learning solutions, with SAAS- and AI-backed systems, are on offer, organisations need to strategically plan learning interventions.

Skillsoft to provide equal access to learning content for all employees

The Accessibility Programme Office will ensure that everyone within the workforce has equal access to its learning content and technology.

Business in learning: How Kohler turned its dealer meet into a...

Kohler organised a 5-day campus residential programme at IIM Bangalore for its key dealers and channel partners.

SumTotal offers talent, learning, recruitment, and workforce management in single suite

The expanded platform advances usability and functionality to enable employees to develop, lead, and achieve.

Kohler India redefines learning through Kohler Radio and Learning Wallet

These new internal initiatives for interaction and effective learning have made news globally.

L&D ready for big disruption: Guillermo Miranda, global CLO, IBM

Guillermo Miranda, chief learning officer, IBM is a seasoned executive with 19 years of extensive experience working in multinational environments across Europe, South America, Africa, West Asia and North America. A lawyer and business management graduate, Miranda is on his second stint with IBM with a mandate to reinvent learning and employee enablement for the digital and cognitive economy.

He speaks to HRKatha on how the landscape of learning is changing with the rapid digital disruptions.

Pokemon Go: Five lessons for the corporate

The globally popular game, based on augmented reality, has some important lessons for organisations too.

Accenture creates a platform to curate ideas from employees

Realising the importance of ideas that can come from employees, Accenture India has built a proprietary platform called ‘IdeaHarvester’.

Culinary craft: The new tool for learning and development

The team- building activities in a culinary setup allow participants to interact with each other in a non-threatening environment, with one of the most engaging, multi-sensory activities possible.

Accenture spends $840 mn on employees’ ‘learning and development’

A major part of this investment has gone into creating Accenture Connected Learning, a blend of classroom-based training and a digital learning environment to link its employees to professional content and world-class experts.  

New Year Special: Questioning the age-old practices in HR: 2016

Traditional, copybook HR practices are fast outliving their relevance and some of the HR beliefs and practices need to be shunned this year.

New Year Special: The Learning Zodiac: 2016

As the new year starts knocking on the door, there will be predictions galore. So, here is what Abhijit Bhaduri thinks could be the future of learning for each sun sign. Pun Intended, just read and enjoy!

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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96% Wipro staff to get hike from 1 Sept

Despite economic pressures in the last quarter, Wipro is giving annual salary increments to 96 per cent of its staff, with effect from September...

Indefinite strike call by Puducherry electricity dept staff

Puducherry’s Department of Electricity is witnessing protests from its engineering staff and other employees. The workers have all gone on an indefinite strike to...

Salesforce India to hire 2,500

The cloud-based services company, Salesforce India is set to expand its workforce from its present strength of about 7,500, to about 10,000 by January...

Is SoftBank laying off 30% of Vision Fund team?

The investment division of SoftBank, the Vision Fund, is reportedly being downsized. About 150 people from the 500-strong team may lose their jobs reported...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“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...