Tag: Skills

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

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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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No permit needed to retrench 300 or less: Gujarat govt

Gujarat government has allowed industrial units employing 300 workers or less to lay off workers or shut shop without seeking permission from the state...

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...

JK Cement dismantles titles, launches new job bands

With the outbreak of COVID, many companies have changed their existing policies and organisational structures. The new normal at work has provided companies a...

Tech Mahindra flies back 210 employees, families from the US

Tech Mahindra has arranged for a chartered flight to bring back 210 of its employees and their families from the US to India. The...

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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...