Tag: Retention

Attrition rate at HCL Tech increases to 23.8%, net profit up...

As on 30 June 2022, HCL Technologies reported an attrition rate of 23.8 per cent. This is kind of alarming since the attrition rate...

Wipro announces 10% increment, to grant promotions every quarter

In an attempt to control attrition, Wipro, the Indian multinational software company has announced that most of its employees will receive a 10 per...

Policybazaar’s unique contest allows employees to win their own house

Policybazaar, the Indian online insurance marketplace, has concluded the second season of its unique employee-engagement contest aptly called, Jeeto Apna Ghar (JAG). As the name...

Infosys staff can expect at least 12% hike in salary

It is time for employees at Infosys to cheer. The IT major has decided to grant an average salary hike of 12 to 13...

Will allowing employees to work from small towns ensure retention?

While everyone was affected by the worldwide lockdown imposed during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, some suffered more than the others. Employees...

Stay interviews are here to stay

  The Great Resignation has brought in significant changes to the way the HR operates, particularly to the retention strategy of companies. Added bonuses and...

Piedmont Airlines offers captains $30,000 as retention bonus

Piedmont Airlines is offering its present and new pilots more than $180,000 in retention bonuses. The Elevate Pilot Careers programme is being offered by...

Why is retention a big deal post the 2020 layoff drive?

According to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, Indians are likely to get 6.4 per cent average salary increment in 2021. Even though this...

Vodafone Idea to give a month’s salary extra to staff

Vodafone Idea (Vi), the telecom giant has been sustaining losses for a few of years now, and has also experienced attrition, with many of...

Tenure-based loyalty breeds mediocrity

Loyalty as a concept, as understood in traditional organisations, will only breed mediocrity. Loyalty needs to have a performance angle to it. Loyal employees...

Should employee engagement only focus on retaining employees?

Engaged employees are definitely happier, not just at the workplace but also at home. How many times have we heard this? Employee engagement has...

Industrial Revolution 4.0: What’s a bigger challenge – recruiting or retention?

The fourth industrial revolution will have an impact on how organisations look at recruiting and engaging with talent.

How cognitive computing is creating a new HR

With cognitive computing technologies bringing in the power to self-learn and adapt, just as humans do, HR can create a much larger impact.

Why employers’ last-minute retention measures can be detrimental

Employers run risks retaining employees with lavish counter-offers.  

Why HR needs an agile mindset

At a time when being fast, nimble and connected, can ‘make or break’ a business, can HR as a function afford a rigid mindset? The answer to that is undoubtedly, ‘No’!

High-end retention plans: SpiceJet to buy luxury cars for employees

The airline will contribute the initial down payment for luxury cars worth up to Rs 45 lakh for its pilots.

Lopamudra Ghose joins 9X Media as head-HR

She moves from Network18 where she was responsible for talent acquisition, talent management and retention.

High engagement does not ensure high retention

As per Towers Watson, in India around 42 per cent of highly engaged employees are likely to call it quits whereas the global average is only 26 per cent.

“Retail needs to offer its employees a career to stop losing...

In his career spanning over 24 years, Lalit Kar, head HR, Reliance Digital has been involved in three start-ups and one closure. He is experienced in the entire spectrum of HR starting from industrial relations to organisational capability building.

Kar has spent more than decade managing HR in the organised retail sector. He speaks to HR Katha about the reasons for the high attrition rate in this sector and how companies can put an end to this problem…

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Snapchat plans jobs cuts

Snapchat, the multimedia instant messaging app and service, is reportedly gearing up to reduce headcount. Its parent company, Snap reported losses of almost $10...

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HCL’s TechBee to hire 2,000 class 12 students

As part of its ‘catch them young’ initiative, HCL Technologies is gearing up to hire at least 2,000 students who have passed Class 12...

Alibaba lays off 10,000 as part of cost-cutting measures

To reduce costs, Alibaba, the Chinese tech major, has let go almost 10,000 employees. This is the Company’s response to poor sales and the...

Why companies need to have their own signature culture

For the success of any business, the culture of the company is as important as the business strategy. They say, “The company culture eats...

Ramendrajit Sen bids farewell to HPE after 9-year tenure

After almost a decade’s successful tenure at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Ramendrajit Sen, VP-HR, global head of HR for computer business, has called it...

DIALOGUE

“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....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...