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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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Is employee voice essential for employee engagement?

What is employee voice? It is the employees’ means of communicating their opinions and views to their employers. It is the means by which...

Good mentors can ensure employee engagement

We have all had mentors at some point in life — people whom we admired or looked up to for their success, accomplishments, expertise...

Managers should help employees reattach to work to keep them engaged

While discussing employee well-being, the importance of learning to disconnect and detach from work once the work day is over is a topic that...

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Transference effect in organisations

A bad day at work is not unheard of in the life of a working professional. Many a time, this bad day at work...

What do tech professionals expect from L&D programmes today?

Technology professionals have the luxury of being in demand in today’s world. All thanks to the fast- paced technological change happening across sectors. To...

Dropout students as the focus of corporates

35% of Indian students are school dropouts. Of an initial enrolment of 100 students, on an average, only 70 finish school in India. While...

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

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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...