Tag: OBC

Is IIT-Kanpur facilitating discrimination against candidates on the basis of caste?

Students from reserved categories are up in arms against what they see as IIT-Kanpur’s discriminatory recruiting practices. The Institute has reportedly allowed recruiting firms...

6% more reservation for most backward castes in Rajasthan

In addition to the 21 per cent reservation that OBCs enjoy in educational institutions and state-government jobs in Rajasthan, six per cent more seats...

Reserved-category candidates eligible for general category posts basis merit: SC

When two women candidates — Sonam Tomar and Reeta Rani — belonging to the OBC and SC female categories respectively, who had taken the...

17 new castes to receive reservation in education, employment: Telangana govt

To the existing list of 112 castes in the Other Backward Classes (OBC), the Telangana government has approved the inclusion of 17 new castes,...

“No layoffs post merger of OBC, UBI and PNB,” assures MD...

SS Mallikarjuna Rao, MD and CEO, Punjab National Bank (PNB), has assured the employees that no jobs will be slashed following the merger of...

SBI job vacancies, pay starts at Rs 15 lakhs

State Bank of India (SBI), has announced the beginning of recruitment for various posts— deputy general manager (asset liability management), deputy general manager (capital...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

NY bans employers’ access to employees’ personal social media

Ushering in a new era of online privacy for employees and job applicants, Kathy Hochul, governor, New York has recently signed an assembly bill....

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J&K updates family benefits for missing government personnel

Family members of a missing government employee or pensioner in Jammu & Kashmir are now eligible to apply for various entitlements. These entitlements may...

Providence India to expand workforce by 3,500

Providence India has inaugurated a global centre in Hyderabad, focusing on healthcare engineering, operations and innovation. The organisation plans to increase its staff from...

“No productivity without trust: 2024’s challenge is to rebuild the human connection,” Manish Sinha

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act Our 90 per cent frontline workforce in the financial sector is the...

EY & Deloitte plan to trim staff; let go underperformers

According to media reports, the Big Four accounting firms are now closely monitoring how much time employees are spending working with clients and laying...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....
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