Tag: Manufacturing

Capgemini offers WFH option to freshers

Capgemini, the French information technology (IT) company, is hiring people across India, for its offices in Noida, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata....

77% employees in services sector working virtually: Report

With more and more employers having to consider the remote working model for their workforces, most need to first find out which are the...

Brazil and India show strongest hiring prospects for Q4: Report

Despite worries of a recession, employers across the globe expect to continue hiring much needed talent, as per the Manpower Group Employment Outlook Survey. The...

32,000 jobs added, vacancies in Canadian healthcare, social assistance sectors rising

Canada has more jobs on offer now, with about 32,200 vacancies waiting to be filled. As per statistics in the May-June period vacancies rose...

Are robots making up for the labour scarcity at the workplace?

More manufacturers around the globe are resorting to deploying robots to fulfil the need for workers to meet the surge in orders. Traditionally, American...

How creativity is promoted in a manufacturing company

Manufacturing companies usually have a fixed way of doing things, and one wouldn’t expect them to come out with creative ideas every once in...

At Syrma Technology, women rule the shop floors!

From the beginning itself, the founders and chairman of Syrma Technology, which is an electronic manufacturing services company and part of the Tandon Group,...

Cyient staff can avail 12-week paid parental leave

Cyient, a global engineering, manufacturing, and technology solutions company, has announced a 12-week gender-neutral parental leave policy across its offices, globally. With immediate effect,...

Welspun India promotes innovation through inclusive employee programme

Welspun India, the global home textiles company, has launched an organisation-wide programme, Manthan, to nurture and promote an entrepreneurial work culture. Founded on the...

As the pandemic drama unfolds, the spotlight is on HR

The role of an HR professional has traditionally been a supportive one, like that of a personnel officer, handling administrative and backend activities. In...

Reliance Retail appoints Shathi Sharma as VP-HR

Shathi Sharma has joined Reliance Retail as the vice president – HR. Prior to this role, she was the CHRO at Dixcy Textiles, an...

Projects worth Rs 19,000 cr. to create 26K jobs in TN

Tamil Nadu government has inked 18 MoUs pertaining to projects worth Rs 19,955 crore, with several Indian and international companies. These projects have the...

Alstom India steps up diversity efforts

Alstom India has increased its efforts to hire more women across the organisation and on the shopfloor. A part of its global 2025 vision...

Why Godrej & Boyce is engaging more women in the workforce

It is not surprising that women are underrepresented in the manufacturing sector, and the argument to increase the industry’s fair share of female talent...

Tesla gets local support, to resume full production from next week

Soon after reopening its car plant on May 11, going against the rules of Alameda County, Tesla Inc. finally received approval from county officials...

Can automation help overcome the current business-continuity challenges in manufacturing?

Much before the lockdown started, one of the plants of the Aditya Birla Group went for the automation of a small function within the...

Apprenticeships – An opportunity for manufacturing companies

India is known for its robust workforce in IT and supports services across the world. Ours is a country of young population, where 50 percent of...

Hiring expats to become a challenge for India Inc. after proposed...

India Inc. will soon find it more challenging to hire foreign talent to fill senior positions, due to the latest tax on the super-rich. The...

Informal employment in manufacturing on a rise in India: ILO

Despite the stable unemployment level, decent work deficits remain widespread, vulnerable employment is on the rise and the pace of working poverty reduction is slowing.

IT sector highest paid followed by BFSI; Manufacturing gets a raw...

Ironically, IT employees remain dissatisfied despite being the highest paid.

Small-town Indians more employable than those from the metros

The study forecasts an overall increase of 14.5 per cent in the hiring intent in 2016, as well.

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

With no space for precautionary quarantine, Foxconn freezes hiring

Foxconn, the supplier of Apple iPhones, has reportedly imposed a hiring pause. Why? Because it is facing shortage of space to quarantine workers at...

Is Zomato laying off 4% of its workforce to cut costs?

Zomato, the online food-delivery platform is reportedly set to reduce its about 3,800-strong workforce by four per cent. That means, at least a 100...

Harsh Aparanji joins Landmark Group as CHRO

Harsh Aparanji, former global HR director of DXC Technology, has moved to the Landmark Group as CHRO, to head the HR for the Company...

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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...