Tag: Startups

Good news for Central-Government employees

Employees of the Central Government may receive some good news this year in the upcoming budget. Their minimum wages under the 7th Central Pay...

Millennials and startups: A match made in heaven

Celebrated evolutionary biologist, Dr Richard Dawkins often says, “The Why questions are just silly!” He was referring to how people ask, ‘Why does life...

Budget -2019 spurts employment opportunities and encourages entrepreneurship

Budget-2019 is iconic in more ways than one. The presenter, Nirmala Sitharaman, has  joined a field that has been dominated by men for decades....

Infosys’ new design and innovation studio in London can accommodate 250...

Infosys, the Indian multinational IT services company, has opened a new Experience Design & Innovation Studio in Shoreditch, London, recently, which can accommodate about...

Boeing’s BUILD to help students soar high with their innovations

With the objective of encouraging innovation and skill development in India, Boeing, the American multinational company that manufactures aeroplanes, satellites and missiles, recently launched...

IIT Madras students bag 1,146 job offers, from 298 companies

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) witnessed a 15 per cent hike in campus placements this year, with students being made a total...

Facebook to mentor and support promising startups

At a recent summit hosted by Facebook, the social-media giant announced the India Innovation Accelerator programme. Within this programme, it will lend support to...

How these startups cultivate unique practices to retain talent

Casual fun and innovativeness combined with the required level of seriousness towards business can keep employees motivated, disciplined and loyal.

Hari TN: The unconventional HR thinker

Hari TN, the head of HR at Big Basket is now known as the start-up HR guy. This IITian and IIM graduate, spent long years at Tata Steel, first as an engineer and then in HR. He has also been through two mergers and acquisitions. He believes, in start-ups, jargons don’t count because one has to execute, perform and make things happen in real time.

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The best laid L&D plans begin with competency mapping and performance...

Growth-oriented business organisations demonstrate high degrees of agility, which keeps them in the fast lane. They are quick to change and are able to...

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How to keep women professionals engaged

How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

A cognitively diverse workforce is also a highly engaged one

The importance of hiring candidates who fit into the organisation’s culture is a topic that has been discussed by HR professionals for ages. Organisations...

How meetings can be made interactive and engaging

Many an employee has complained about boring meetings at the workplace. In fact, meetings are rarely looked forward to, especially if they happen very...

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How SRL conducts stay interviews to retain critical talent

As a good practice, most organisations conduct exit interviews. This helps them identify the challenges in an organisation because of which employees leave. However,...

EPF subscribers can now update their online records themselves

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has been consistently trying to make life simpler for account holders. Not only has it simplified the process...

Cuts in salary for infrastructure development in Nagaland

The Government of Nagaland is planning to cut the salaries of its government employees to generate the funds required for development projects. The people of...

Jaguar Land Rover to lay off 500 in the UK

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), owned by Tata Motors, will be laying off about 500 employees—10 per cent of the workforce— at its factory in...

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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...