Tag: Skills

Skills necessary to sail through 2023

As we move into 2023, the demand for several skills will increase, in both employees and organisations, along with technological advancements. For instance, artificial...

Monster.com partners with KSDC, to provide 6 lakhs jobs and other...

Monster.com, the global recruiting website, has signed an MoU with the Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC) to assist people in finding jobs available around...

Taking a coaching approach to management

The role of managers in modern-day organisations has changed. They manage in complex environments and highly-competitive markets. These are significant pressures on ongoing peak...

What skills will make or break your company?

Acquiring new skills is a must for any business at this point of time. From the employees’ point of view as well, being in...

Should you hire for skills or strengths?

Recruiters more often look to hire candidates with the right set of skills. In the short term, matching these skills with the job profile...

Microlearning – A saviour in times of skilling urgency

In today’s era of digitalisation, improving existing skills and developing new ones is an urgent and pressing need, especially when the impact of skills...

Companies reset ‘soft skill parameters’ for remote working

It’s now given that ‘work from home’ is here to stay for ever or for long. In fact, many organisations in the technology space...

Great Learning to expand team by 1,000 this year

The edtech company will begin by hiring about 300 to 500 people for its new certificate and degree programmes in technology and management, in...

Academic grades: How much do they matter?

Do academic success and good grades help in career growth in the long run? Or is competency the last word when it comes to...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor, GoI collaborate to skill youth

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) will collaborate with the Government of India, to skill youth and equip them with relevant skills that will make them...

Indians to benefit from the UK’s points-based immigration system

A new points-based immigration system was announced by the UK with the objective of drawing the best global talent. With effect from 1 January,...

Great Indian Media Job Festival expected to place 20,000 students across...

With an aim to help a minimum of 20,000 students acquire jobs in the media and entertainment space, the Ministry of Skill Development and...

Only 46 per cent employable talent for 2020: Survey

Despite the bleak headline, the overall trend is not that bad, according to a six-year survey. This year, the percentage of students ready to...

MHRD implements World Bank-funded training programme

As part of the World-Bank funded Technical Education Quality Implementation Programme (TEQUP) implemented by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), a two-day national-level...

Investing in Skills and Education

By 2020, India will be blessed with a median age of just 28. Quality education and skill-building can become the key to reaping the...

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,...

How pedagogy impacts vocational skills

The draft National Education Policy (NEP) released earlier this year shines the spotlight sharply on revamping Indian education to meet the challenges of gaping...

Essential skills for students entering the workforce

It is the financial statement of an organisation that projects its advancements, and therefore, accountancy and finance are crucial drivers of any business. However,...

How apprenticeships bridge the knowing-doing gap

In the highly acclaimed Harvard Business School Press book, The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action, authors Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert...

Regulation Change to Strengthen Skills Based Work

There is a lot of noise around the skills-jobs predicament that severely impedes India’s economic prosperity ambitions. Rightly so, given that an estimated 5...

Expertise Economy: How to earn the future currency for business growth...

In the agile, dynamic world of work, all an individual or a business requires to thrive, survive and grow is relevant skills. Availability of...

Leadership challenges, skills and barriers organisations need to address

It is up to the leaders to drive change and steer the organisation towards success.

Skills main consideration in shortlisting candidates: Survey

About 40 per cent of recruiters reveal that the best way to catch the eye of a recruiter is to highlight the skills relevant to the job offered

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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mCaffeine ropes in Neetha Thomas as head – people function

Neetha Thomas is head – people function, mCaffeine. Before joining the Indian caffeinated personal care brand, Thomas was vice president – human capital &...

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...

Amazon disobeyed labour laws: US judge

An administrative judge in the US has declared that Amazon violated labour laws by threatening to withhold wage increases and benefits from workers at...

Wages of Pak government staff may suffer, IMF refuses funds

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused to provide financial aid to Pakistan, which is currently experiencing a severe economic crisis, at a time...

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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...