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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...

A third of Indians unsure of ability to learn new skills

Are Indian professionals ready to embrace artificial intelligence (AI)? A PwC survey last year did reveal that professionals in India were expecting the impact...

Is Deloitte UK axing 800 jobs?

The 27,000-strong workforce of Deloitte in the UK may be reduced by over 800. If reports are to be believed, the British professional services...

39 % employees & 53% CEOs fear survival of their companies: PwC survey

PwC's 'Asia Pacific Workforce Hopes and Fears' survey highlights the financial, environmental and social pressures in the Asia Pacific region and has uncovered some...

WEF recognises Tata Steel as Global DE&I Lighthouse 2023

Tata Steel has been recognised for advancing intersectional gender diversity for employees and students, by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Because of its inclusive...

Fusion Microfinance ropes in Pooja Mehta as CHRO

Backed by over two decades of exclusive HR experience, Mehta is an alumna of XLRI, Jamshedpur and Delhi University. She started her career with CitiFinancial,...

Yolanda Seals-Coffield elevated to CPO, PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the international professional services firm has elevated Yoland Seals-Coffield to chief people officer. Seals-Coffield had joined PwC over ten years ago, as principal...

Spice Money elevates Atul Tiwari to CHRO

Spice Money, the Indian rural fintech company, has elevated Atul Tiwari to the post of chief human resources officer. Tiwari, who was earlier head-HR,...

At least 86% employees desire ability to choose where to work:...

While considering a change in the work environment, a whopping 70 per cent of Indian employees feel it important for them to be able...

Placement news from across India

At the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, the placement process for the Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) has been successfully...

PwC to invest $2bn+ on employees, mandates vacations twice a year

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has decided to invest heavily on its workforce. To be precise, it will pump in about $2.4 billion into the betterment of...

Big 4 to hire 80,000 across India

With a surge in demand for consulting services, thanks to the accelerated digitisation across companies during the pandemic, the Big Four are seeking more...

PwC inaugurates Jaipur office, will create 10,000 jobs in 5 years

PricewaterhouseCoopers India (PwC India) has opened its new flexible, multi-use office in Jaipur, Rajasthan, with the objective of tapping the immense talent potential that...

Why it is important to build a strong corporate alumni network

An alumni network in the corporate industry is a pool of surplus business potential that can vastly benefit organisations in development. Alumni are among...

PwC makes WFH permanent for 40,000 employees

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the multinational professional services network of firms, has announced that it will have 40,000 employees from its US workforce working from home...

PwC India to create 10,000 jobs, hire 5x more from campuses

As part of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) India’s new business strategy, ‘The New Equation’, the professional services company plans to pump in Rs 1,600 to create...

Special bonus, 75% hike in variable pay, for PwC India staff

After having paid a two-week one-time special bonus to its 15,000-strong workforce in the country in March 2021, PricewaterhouseCoopers India is now giving vouchers...

Akriti Chopra elevated to CPO & co-founder, Zomato

Akriti Chopra, former chief financial officer, Zomato, has been elevated to the position of chief people officer and co-founder of the food aggregator. Chopra...

KPMG to introduce hybrid work model for UK staff

KPMG, the consultancy firm, has announced flexible and hybrid model work for its 16,000 employees in the UK. The staff will be given an...

PwC staff to get bonus to take vacations

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is offering incentives to its employees in the US to take time off from work and go on a vacation. The auditing...

81% Indians insecure about jobs, stability in future: Survey

Looks like the experiences of the past year have made people insecure about their jobs and future, worldwide. But Indians, in particular, seem to...

Special bonus for employees of PwC India

In appreciation of the hard work and commitment shown by the 15,000 employees of PwC India amidst the disruptions caused by the pandemic, the...

481 job offers to 435 students at IIM-Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore’s PGP batch of 2019-21 received 481 job offers for 435 students! The entire placement process was held...

Time for the future workforce to reskill, upskill and outskill

With time moving forward and newer technologies coming in, changes in skills become a necessity for the organisations. Given the rapid changes in the...

4-day weekend gives much relief to remote workers in the country

With Gandhi Jayanti falling on a Friday this year, most employees were looking forward to a long weekend. However, some companies added an extra...

Life in the time of lockdown for HR leaders – A...

When reality hits hard, we all get accustomed to the most unexpected situations that come our way. Almost two weeks into the lockdown, each...

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...

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BuzzFeed to axe 16% roles; to parts ways with ‘Complex’

With an aim to refocus on its iconic brands, BuzzFeed, a digital-media company, has decided to slash 16 per cent of its workforce. The...

Orissa HC rejects excess deductions from employee’s leave encashment

The Orissa High Court ruled that the government cannot take back extra allowances it mistakenly pays to employees if the payment was based on...

YAAP Digital certified among ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India

YAAP Digital, a leading content creation company, has been recognised as one of the ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India by Happyness.me. This prestigious...

“Demand for fresh talent is reframed as a need for fresh perspectives,” Manu Wadhawa

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act In an increasingly complex and fastpaced world, I envision the HR’s role...

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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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