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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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Today’s ‘new skills economy’ is placing a whole new set of demands on organisations, as far as talent management is concerned. With jobs increasingly...

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Good ergonomics can ensure employee engagement

With all the buzz around employee engagement these days, and the role of quality employee experiences in promoting the same, the corporate world is...

‘Listen’ to ensure employee engagement

If you look for the definition of ‘listening’ on Google, you will get many versions— ‘give one's attention to a sound’; ‘take notice of...

Five ways to build internal branding for Gen Z

Nowadays, company culture speaks louder than money. Workers may easily switch to lower paying jobs if the company culture aligns with their beliefs. Companies...

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Online vs offline recruitment practices: Which is better?

Recruitment methods have undergone a sea change in recent years. Even though online video interviews have been around for a while now and are...

Bhrigu Joshi to join SAP as director HR

Bhrigu Joshi, director-HR, Make My Trip, will be joining SAP, an HR tech solutions company, as director-HR. At Make My Trip, Joshi heads the...

Time to up your game: Use digital learning to upskill your workforce

Today’s ‘new skills economy’ is placing a whole new set of demands on organisations, as far as talent management is concerned. With jobs increasingly...

Good ergonomics can ensure employee engagement

With all the buzz around employee engagement these days, and the role of quality employee experiences in promoting the same, the corporate world is...

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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...
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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...