Tag: Learning

A third of Indians unsure of ability to learn new skills

Are Indian professionals ready to embrace artificial intelligence (AI)? A PwC survey last year did reveal that professionals in India were expecting the impact...

byteXL, Microsoft join hands to develop tech talent in Tier 2...

byteXL ? a Hyderabad-based experiential learning platform for those aspiring for IT careers ? has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft. This...

Training programme launched for CGHS officers

Administrative medical officers of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) will soon be better equipped to use and handle technology, and be good at...

How will metaverse change learning in an organisation?

Metaverse has long existed as a far-flung utopian idea rather than an achievable reality. Writer Neal Stephenson coined the term ‘metaverse’ in 1992 in...

How Jindal Stainless is leveraging tech to achieve its learning goals

Jindal Stainless (JSL), a big name in the steel-manufacturing industry of India, is revamping its learning function to prepare its workforce for the coming...

Microlearning – A saviour in times of skilling urgency

In today’s era of digitalisation, improving existing skills and developing new ones is an urgent and pressing need, especially when the impact of skills...

How personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

Dilemmas and decision making – How coaching can help leaders at...

Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

Corporate digital learning firm, Skillsoft, debuts on NYSE

Skillsoft, the corporate digital learning company, is all set to become the leader in the digital learning space with the announcement of its common...

First Kenyan to become HR director for Diageo, Great Britain

Diageo has elevated Ednah Otieno, group human resources director, East African Breweries (EABL), to the position of HR director for Diageo, Great Britain. Diageo...

“There will be investment in capability building,” Balachandar N

2020: What to learn – what to erase One thing that stood out for me was the human spirit — its ability to ‘adopt’ and...

3M’s ‘Development for All’ motto focuses on scale, reach & engagement

Learning and development (L&D) in an organisation was always important. A year under the spell of the pandemic has, however, accelerated its significance. People...

68% Indian companies increased access to remote health, benefits: Survey

The pandemic caused many Indian organisations to “respond with agility and empathy in managing the disruption”, says the India edition of Mercer’s Global Talent...

Learning drives L’Oreal India’s makeover to beauty tech

In response to a rapidly-changing business, L'Oreal India has been on a journey of digital transformation for the past three years. "We changed our...

Lockdown experiences: Through the lens of a Go-MMT employee

On March 24, our Prime Minister announced complete lockdown in the country for 21 days. At that time, it was difficult to fathom what...

HR believes finance needs professional courses, not soft skills

With digital learning becoming the new norm, the scope for learning and development has changed completely including for the finance professionals. Around 50 percent...

It pays to learn AI at OLX India

Under the flagship programme of the company, called ‘AI Accelerator’, all employees at OLX India have been given quarterly targets to learn different aspects...

How to meet the expectations of today’s learner and learning environment?

It is no secret that the global health crisis has led organisations to quickly rethink their existing business processes and undertake several workplace shifts,...

How Crompton Greaves reskilled staff as per business needs during lockdown

Reskilling can be incredibly lucrative for just about any organisation—but it isn’t as easy as setting up a pipeline and funnelling as many people...

Why organisations must practise immersive learning

With the uptake of increased digitisation within organisations, there is a shift in skill requirements for the future workforce. Learning and Development (L&D) professionals...

Will managers lose ‘relevance’ in the new normal?

The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown have been great disruptors. While some disruptions have been really damaging, others have been for the good....

How DCB bank is powering through the COVID crisis

Mumbai-based DCB Bank has organised a slew of activities to keep its employees engaged and motivated. One of the first things that DCB bank did...

How Genpact’s Genome has reshaped employees’ careers

In today's times with Coronavirus, it is imperative for employees to reskill themselves in order to stay relevant and updated in society. Genpact has...

How to make learning more engaging

Ever since the lockdown that relegated employees to their homes, there has been an overemphasis on learning and upskilling for the workforce. While the...

How McDonald’s is keeping its crew engaged during lockdown

Not everyone can work remotely, and that holds true for most employees at the fast food chain, McDonald’s too. In these unprecedented times when...

How companies can lure critical talent during economic slump

During any economic downturn, it is natural for hiring processes to slow down as well. However, that doesn’t mean that hiring freezes totally. Hiring...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

‘Jensen special grant’ for Nvidia employees

Nvidia, the chip making firm, is sharing its profits with its employees and how! It is giving its employees a special one-time grant of...

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State must address retired employees’ pension benefits: Uttarakhand HC

In a recent ruling, the division bench of the Uttarakhand High Court emphasised that the state cannot unjustly deprive any employee of their entitlements....

The QuitTok conundrum: Can public resignation be a force for good?

Brittany Pietsch's viral TikTok video in January 2024 sent shockwaves through the HR world. In it, Pietsch, a former Cloudflare employee, documented her confusing...

Inside Orion’s learning liberation

Imagine this: a seasoned software engineer, with years of experience under their belt, sitting down to learn a new coding trick from a fresh...

NTSB considers surveying all Boeing workers on safety culture

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), disclosed its contemplation of conducting a comprehensive survey involving every Boeing employee to assess the company's safety culture....

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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