Tag: Skills

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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What do tech professionals expect from L&D programmes today?

Technology professionals have the luxury of being in demand in today’s world. All thanks to the fast- paced technological change happening across sectors. To...

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Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

How should companies control layoff anxiety

Pick up the newspaper and there is bound to be at least one story about some organisation downsizing or slashing jobs in order to...

Do humble leaders play a part in employee engagement?

Studies have shown that most employees leave jobs because they are not happy with their bosses or with the leadership of the company. Employees...

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How to make cross-functional teams successful

Working professionals have different perspectives about assigning a project to a cross-functional team. But what is it that leads to such varying opinions? A...

Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

Uttar Pradesh Police issues strict directions to rank up women’s safety

In a recent development, the state police department of Uttar Pradesh has issued strict directions to commercial establishments to provide pick and drop facility...

Vistara CCO defends employee on social media

Setting an example to all leaders, Sanjiv Kapoor, the chief commercial officer of Vistara Airlines, defended his employee against a customer’s complaint. Recently, a flyer...

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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...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...