Tag: Skill Gap

Advance Auto Parts India GCC collaborates with academia for bridging skill...

The Global Capability Centre (GCC) of Advance Auto Parts in Hyderabad, an auto part aftermarket firm has signed an MoU (Memorandum Of Understanding) with...

TSSC, BetterPlace to help bridge skill gap in the telecom sector

The Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC), the Indian skill development institution for telecom, and BetterPlace, the tech platform, have come together to help bridge...

Competency-based learning helps bridge the skill gap

The industry is evolving very fast, and our education system is dated. This has created a serious skill gap in the existing workforce across...

Is it the skill gap or demand for multiple skills?

A research paper by Alicia Sasser Modestino, Daniel Shoag, and Joshua Balance, which was presented at the annual conference of the American Economics Association,...

Manufacturing talent: The future of apprenticeships

With the technology changing at a rapid pace, the old alignment between educational qualifications and economic credentials, opportunities and careers are being called to question. Individuals...

Closing the skill gap: IBM report tells you how

Skill gap! This is a well-known problem and a common one that is frequently discussed by HR leaders. Many researches and studies have stated...

Skill gap hinders job readiness of India’s youth

The World Youth Skills Day (15th July) signifies the importance of learning and development to enhance skills amongst the youth. With technology advancing at...

Industry-academia partnership can bridge India’s skill gaps: IBM study

More than half the surveyed professionals feel that a strong connect between industry and academia is still missing.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Nationwide protest on Feb 23 warns national union of railways

The national unions of rail workers, along with other central government employees, have announced plans to hold nationwide protests on February 23 to address...

Google pauses new green card applications for foreign employees

Google has announced that it will be temporarily halting its Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) process for obtaining employer-sponsored immigrant visas (green cards) for...

IBM misses cash target, axes 3,900 jobs

IBM is gearing to axe 3,900 jobs as part of an asset divestment exercise. The Company has been unable to achieve its cash target...

Wipro fires freshers who scored low in internal test

About 452 freshers at Wipro were told that they had to leave because they did not score well in the internal assessment. These freshers had...

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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....

“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...