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Bank employee unions to go on strike on 22 October

Banking operations are likely to be impacted next week when the bank employee unions go on strike on 22 October. The strike has been...

BSNL will lay off 30% contract workers

It is reported that 30 per cent of the contract workers in BSNL will be laid off, as the state-run telecom company is struggling...

Mahindra & Mahindra will control the composition of board of directors...

Indian multinational car manufacturing company, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), will be acquiring 55 per cent stake in Meru Travel. As per the agreement, post...

How can HR ensure the success of a strategic alliance?

There are many examples of strategic alliances in India, where two organisations have come together to achieve a certain goal. One such example is...

Merger of Lakshmi Vilas Bank and Indiabulls Housing Finance announced

Private-sector lender, Lakshmi Vilas Bank is merging with the non-banking finance company (NBFC), Indiabulls Housing Finance. The announcement was an unexpected one for the...

160 laid off at Al Hilal Bank, Abu Dhabi

With a three-way merger on the cards, Abu Dhabi’s Al Hilal Bank has reportedly rendered 160 people jobless. The Bank is expected to merge...

Deutsche Bank to merge with Commerzbank, US staff uncertain

About 10,000 employees of Deutsche Bank in the US are enveloped in uncertainty with the Bank expected to be merged with Commerzbank. The employees...

Walmart Labs acqui-hires start-up Int.AI

After having acqui-hired the start-up Appsfly in September this year, Walmart Labs is now acqui-hiring Int.AI, a machine learning start-up, in an attempt to...

LinkedIn acquires Glint, to offer better, insightful and actionable feedback

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn — the web- and mobile-based business and employment-oriented service — has announced its acquisition of Glint, which is a California-based organisation that...

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...

HPCL and Mangalore Refinery merger may create people integration issues

With both entities involved in refining, some positions may become redundant.

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Visibility is important in every sphere. Brands need to be visible to do well in the market. Actors need to be visible in order...

Employee engagement: Is the road smooth?

While employee engagement seems to be the favourite topic of discussion in the HR space today, there is no single mantra to ensure that...

How professional development can ensure employee engagement

All employers dream of the ideal workforce—employees committed to the organisational goals; personnel who work to improve their company’s products; staff that gets excited...

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How Ola is developing an entrepreneurial mindset among its employees

Nurturing talent and innovation is what every company desires to do. It is a goal that all organisations try to work towards. Ola, the...

E&Y’s regressive training content for women employees draws flak

Last June, about 30 women employees of Ernst and Young, New Jersey, happened to attend a leadership training. However, the advice given to them...

Central Government employees can accept gifts worth up to Rs 5000

The Central Government has hiked the monetary limit for accepting gifts for its employees. While the earlier limit was Rs 1500, with the amended...

University of South Florida announces 5th Kalam PG fellowship for Indian students

To mark the late President APJ Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary, the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa has announced the fifth Kalam Postgraduate...

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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...