Tag: StartUp

Hike to lay off 25% of its workforce

The instant messaging service had acquired two startups last year.

HR tech startup raises $3 million in third round

Betterplace plans to expand its solutions into skilling, compliance and fintech services.

Only one HR firm among nine promising startups in India

While all the nine promising start-ups, identified by Forbes, bring innovations across domains, Vantage Circle is the only HR-related company to have featured in the list

Flipkart employees are richer now

All existing and former employees of Flipkart and group companies were given the opportunity to sell a part of their ESOP units to the Company

Compensation & Benefits: Startup Viewpoint

App-based HR offerings, that are tech savvy and convenient to use are the latest trend

HR tech startup EdGE Network raises series A funding

The Company aims to help organisations optimise their workforce and acquire talent.

Whose culture is it anyway?

Startups tend to ignore their work culture in a hurry to scale up.

Capgemini to provide a launchpad for innovative startups

Five winning startups to secure equity-free funding and opportunity to become a Capgemini partner.

Grofers curtails workforce by over 10 percent

Grocery delivery service, Grofers has decided to lay-off 10 percent of its workforce, and at the same time has revoked joining of 67 fresh hires.

LinkedIn acquires recruitment startup, Connectifier

The two-year old startup with a search technology that draws on artificial intelligence, has a search index containing profiles of over 400 million jobs.

Finding right talent: A major challenge for startups

Mid- and senior-level employees at startups are lured by MNCs with better salaries,  bigger brand tags and job security.

How does NIIT plan to create super programmers for startups?

NIIT has launched a new programme, StackRoute, which promises to offer quality career skills training to create job-ready talent for Indian startups. It aims to create multi-skilled and multi-disciplinary programmers, who can become key members of high-performance teams.

How start-ups can hire better

Like every start-up promises a differentiated delivery, be it product or service, a fresh approach is much needed when it comes to spotting and sourcing a talent, and also to retain and nurture them.

NASSCOM forecast: Tech start-ups to create more jobs

Better access to initial funding is responsible for the spurt in Indian tech start-ups, leading to more jobs…



Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...


Philips’ Smriti Handa joins Reckitt; Mahima K moves to global role

Smriti Handa has been appointed as the regional HR director for India and South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser (RB). Prior to this role, she was...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Videocon on the verge of labour unrest

Workers at Videocon Industries’ Aurangabad plant are losing their patience. Not surprising, since they have not been paid salaries for the last 10 months....

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...



“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...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...