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Mercer acquires talent-assessment firm Mettl

Mercer, a global consulting company has acquired the Gurgaon-based talent assessment company, Mettl. Mettl, founded by Tonmoy Shingal and Ketan Kapoor, has been around for...

Mumbai is more expensive than Paris & Berlin

In Mumbai, over the last few years, prices of expat food items such as cheese, butter, fish and meat have increased significantly besides the high cost of transportation.

Employee productivity improves in India, Indonesia & Philippines; rest of Asia...

According to the Workforce Analytics Institute, rising wage pressure, lack of skills to leverage technology, ineffective leadership and low engagement levels are making it difficult for firms to deliver productivity gains in Asian countries.

Do you agree? : Business Execs view talent scarcity more acutely...

Despite organisations’ plans to transform, HR leaders do not have organisation or job redesign on their list of priorities for 2017

Mercer to acquire Thomsons Online Benefits

Thomsons is a SaaS provider of global employee benefits and employee engagement software. Its platform, Darwin™ for automated employee benefits administration has over 1 million worldwide users.

Mercer acquires an employee engagement specialist Sirota Consulting

The acquisition builds upon Mercer’s consulting strength and capabilities in talent management and reinforces its commitment to employee engagement.

Obituary: Deloitte’s former chief people officer, Dhananjay Bansod’s journey meets a...

Bansod met with an accident while boarding a train in Mumbai and breathed his last on the way to the hospital.

Mercer appoints Preeti Chandrashekhar as the business leader for benefits

With over 20 years of experience, she has earlier worked for Infosys and Willis Towers Watson.

Best cities to work: Chennai & Hyderabad

As per Mercer’s survey, Indian cities are safer than most cities in South Asia with Chennai at the top. Hyderabad tops the list in terms of quality of living.

Women@work: 6Ps of effective gender diversity strategy

Women thrive when there is an alignment between the individual and the organisation. Only then can one break through the inertia and advance women at the workplace.

Mercer predicts an average salary increase of 10.5 per cent in...

The biggest challenge for organisations is to retain employees as attrition increases from 10.3 per cent to 12.6 per cent between 2014 and 2015.

Mercer to acquire HR Business Solutions

HRBS is a dominant player in the compensation and benefits space for inbound multinationals and has established market leadership in the luxury goods, retail and apparel-sourcing sectors across Asia.

Boomerang Employees: What’s in it?

Corporates today are more than willing to get back their former employees, who, in turn, are happy to rejoin. So, why is it that companies are willing to take back those who left for greener pastures?

Anish Sarkar to lead Mercer’s consulting business in India

He will drive a number of strategic growth initiatives to broaden the current service and solution offerings, with a strong focus on the benefits and investments offerings. 

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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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Bosch India – Celebrating diversity in various forms

Diversity is more than just reaching a target or a milestone in the male–female ratio at the workplace. It is more about giving equal...

Water crisis forces Chennai IT employees to work from home

Chennai IT companies situated on Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) have asked their staff to work from home due to scarcity of water. It is reported...

BPCL hires 11 women engineers for night shift

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has taken a huge step towards gender equality at the workplace by hiring 11 women chemical engineers to work...

Industrial workers to take home higher salaries, ESIC contribution lowered

With effect from 1 July, approx. four crore industrial and other workers earning up to Rs 21,000 every month, will enjoy raised take-home salaries....

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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...