Tag: Skilling

IBM collaborates with GoI to launch free digital learning platform

In an attempt to help the youth of India as well as budding entrepreneurs, IBM has launched the ‘SkillsBuild Reignite’ platform, which will offer...

Talent500 partners with Coding Ninjas to create employment opportunities in the...

Talent500 by ANSR, the exclusive talent acquisition partner for Fortune 500 companies in India, has announced its partnerships with Coding Ninjas, India’s premier Edu-tech...

Apprenticeships take centre stage in building human capital

With 35% Indian graduates unemployed and an average of 25 million Indian youths illiterate, the Centre and State government together with its allied bodies...

Evaluating industrial training institutes – What’s the true picture?

Of the nearly 15,000 ITIs, 84% are privately run. The 2017 Annual Report of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) estimates that...

Employer-Youth mismatch at the recruitment stage – How apprenticeships can help

Employability rates among college graduates languish under 50% dropping to 30% in disciplines such as commerce and arts. Equally alarming, an astonishing 80% of India’s total...

Skilling rural India – Challenges and opportunities

The National Youth Policy 2014 defines ‘youth’ as persons between the ages of 15-29 years. Rural male and female youth unemployment rates were 17.4...

Are industrial training institutes up to the Job?

Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in India are a major pipeline for skills-based and vocational training. From 59 institutions in 1956, there are now 15,042 ITIs (as...

Why Tata Motors is working towards skilling 40,000 people in next...

The Company realises that the youth need to have the right skills to be able to take advantage of the large-scale employment opportunities in the automotive sector  

NASSCOM and IFIM partner to train 10000 students in analytics

The ‘train the trainer’ programme will run courses to increase employability of the people.

Google partners with Pluralsight and Udacity to train 1.3 lakh developers...

Over a lakh scholarships will be given to help developers enhance their skills and employability in emerging technologies.

Facebook launches digital and startup training hubs in India

These online training hubs are aimed at training half a million people by 2020.

SEWA Academy plans to train and skill 10000 women in a...

Most of the women trained by SEWA join the informal sector, with the biggest employer being the garment industry.

Skill India partners with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India...

The partnership aims to ensure compliance and transparency in the role of company secretaries in the corporate sector.

‘Accenture Future Talent Platform’ launched to develop IT workforce

The platform connects learning services and curricula, allowing employees to learn continuously without the traditional training schedule.

Haryana Government to engage 15000 apprentices

These apprentices will be eligible for a stipend too.

World Bank gives $250 million for skill development in India

According to estimates, in six years, at least 8.8 million youth will be trained and have relevant skills for decent employment opportunities.

HDFC Bank launches centre for training and counselling of youth

The bank has partnered with different organizations to provide counselling services and training. 

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.

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Young inquisitive employees require continual learning

With four generation of employees at the workplace, the game has changed drastically for organisations today. There is a greater need for the leaders...

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7 Employee Engagement Strategies to Adopt Post Lockdown Period

The ongoing pandemic has pushed many businesses into a state of turmoil. Several countries had to initiate lockdown procedures to stop the spread of...

The undeniable link between employee benefits & engagement

With most of the millennials already in the workforce and Generation Z slowly increasing its footprint in the corporate world, Employee Perks and Benefits...

5 Employee Benefits Your Workforce Actually Wants

Retaining employees is a marathon and not a sprint. We have moved past the age when a handsome  salary was all that employees sought....

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Harley-Davidson to slash 500 jobs as part of five-year recovery plan

With sales plunging in the US, Harley-Davidson is planning to slash 500 jobs this year. These layoffs are part of a restructuring strategy being...

Why companies should focus on higher revenue per employee

Ask any CEO and they will brag about increasing their employee headcount to indicate they are growing. Faster employee growth is a good thing...

Sunil Singh steps down as CHRO, Cadila

After a two-year stint with Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Sunil Singh has stepped down from the position of CHRO at the Company. Singh, who has almost 20...

Economic slump forces Emirates to lay off 9,000 employees

The condition of the aviation sector across the world has been deteriorating ever since the coronavirus outbreak. With flights yet to resume and so...

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The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...