Tag: Learning and Development

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!

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Nanolearning – changing the paradigms

Air, water, food and learning are the essential elements, in the same order, that support life on Earth. Learning is an intrinsic machine fitted...

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Add colour to employee engagement

We have all heard of people going green with envy, red with anger and white in shock. In fact, most emotions are colour coded....

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...

How big a role do canteens play in making staff happy?

Have you come across job seekers applying for positions in organisations specifically because they offer good food? There is no dearth of swanky offices...

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Employees’ ESIC contribution rate to be reduced to 1%, DA of central government employees...

The Central Government is considering reducing the Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) contribution rate to one percent for employees and four per cent for...

Top Employers Institute recognises TCS as a global top employer

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the Indian multinational IT services consulting company, has been recognized as a global top employer by the Top Employers Institute....

Ford will close Brazil plant, render 2,700 jobless

Ford Motor Company will be shutting down its oldest factory in Brazil rendering over 2700 people jobless. This move to restructure will bring to...

Should leaders throw temper tantrums?

When Indra Nooyi became the CEO of Pepsico in 2006, she met Steve Jobs who advised her that as a CEO she should sometimes...

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“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...

Organisations are realising that they need to give up their primitive HR policies, if...

Gearing up for the future, organisations need to focus more on technology and be prepared for the impact that it may make on its...

We are inventing jobs we didn’t even know we needed a couple of years...

What do you think are the broad challenges before the auto industry? The auto industry right now is going through the biggest changes in its...