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NSDC and McKinsey’s GIF collaborate for skill development

The objective is to skill and train candidates in the health and hospitality sectors.

ABP to reduce its workforce by 40 per cent

On one hand, if sales professionals and techies are to gain jobs due to demonetisation, on the other, a large number of journalists and ad-sales professionals are to lose their jobs.

Priyanshu Singh appointed country manager for Adecco India

Singh takes over from Angelo Lo Vecchio, who is now moving back to Italy.

Flipkart gets Nitin Seth as chief people officer

Seth replaces Mekin Maheshwari, who quit in September 2015.

Enhancing capability; top priority for India Inc.

McKinsey & Company’s follow-up study reveals that most companies continue to use traditional capability-building methods, even though their needs have evolved…

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Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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How to train managers to handle issues around appraisals

It is appraisal time and HR personnel everywhere are busy assessing employees’ performance levels. Organisations use various fundamental tools to handle their performance management...

5 ways to predict employee turnover

Losing talented employees in a business is equivalent to business loss. The cost of replacing people —both in terms of time and money —...

Work-life balance top priority for job seekers: Universum survey

As per Universum’s annual survey of more than 24000 students from across Indian universities, Google is the most attractive workplace. And surprisingly, work-life balance...

Fr P. Christie, S.J. appointed director, XLRI

Xavier School of Management (XLRI), one of the country’s premier business schools, has a new director. Fr. P. Christie, SJ, has stepped into the...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“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...

“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...