Tag: Retention

Are 150 employees of GoFirst set to resign due to salary...

Looks like Go First will find it tough to hold back its employees, most of whom are considering quitting. Why? The airline has reportedly...

This 28-year-old broking company shows how to retain people

Companies employ different strategies to retain people but it certainly can be a challenging task. Retention depends on varied factors ranging from external market...

20% employers reveal salary range to staff: Study

Are employers paying a hefty premium to attract new employees post the Great Resignation? A study by Gartner seems to suggest so. Employees have...

How to deal with employees’ ‘reverse retention’ tactics

While inflation has been a much-debated topic around the world for some time now, political leaders in the UK have been struggling with the...

Only 27% organisations attract, retain talent with strong, inspirational leadership

Thanks to the pandemic organisations and employers the world over have been forced to rethink how they can fulfil the changing needs and expectations...

Who is responsible for retention or attrition of employees — line...

People leave their bosses and not organisations,’ goes the familiar saying. If this holds true, then line managers are to be blamed for the...

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…

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...

Harness.io: Cultivating a talent powerhouse in the tech crucible

The tech scene, be it in India or San Francisco, is equally crucible, fiercely competitive and unforgiving. In both the landscapes, attracting and retaining...
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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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Special casual leave granted to J&K division employees

The general administration department of Jammu and Kashmir, has issued a notification approving three days of special casual leave for employees of the Jammu...

Noventiq to hire 500 for AI team; opens office in Bengaluru

Noventiq, the IT solutions and services firm, has launched a new office in Bengaluru, to serve as a hub for its projects, both domestic...

Why did Microsoft’s director-L&D lose his job?

Why does Jeff Bogdan’s status on LinkedIn say ‘#OpenToWork’? Well, Bogdan who was the director of learning and development (L&D) at Microsoft, has been...

Roche reimagines the office: A wellness oasis for the digital age

The office is dead. Long live the office, but not as we knew it. The past two years of remote work have fundamentally reshaped...

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