Tag: Startups

An app for self-employment in Uttar Pradesh, to encourage startups

January 24 was Uttar Pradesh Diwas, on the occasion of which, a new mobile app was launched to give a push to self-employment. Developed...

Delay sought in implementation of wage hike for hiring H-1B workers

It is not just Indian talent that may lose out on job opportunities in the US, due to the hike in wages brought about...

Next 6 months will see women being hired by 43% MSMEs

Startups as well as small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that were forced to reduce their workforce — rendering many women jobless — as part...

Swiggy feels the heat, employees to be laid off

Organisations, new-age startups in particular, have tasted the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, and the lockdown that followed. Most are now seriously finding ways...

Silicon Valley braces itself for post-lockdown situation

The hub of Indian entrepreneurship abroad, the Silicon Valley in the US, is bracing itself for a post-pandemic situation across the country. The number...

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.

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

Busyness to Business

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...

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100% placement at XLRI, avg. salary rises to Rs 25 lakh

XLRI Xavier School of Management has successfully placed all the outgoing students of batch 2019-21. In two days’ time, all 358 candidates of the...

KPMG to hire 1000 AI, cybersecurity, data engg professionals

KPMG is looking to take on about 1000 digital professionals across India. It is on the lookout for talent in the areas of artificial...

Amazon partners with the Directorate General Resettlement to hire ex-servicemen

Amazon India has entered into an agreement with the Directorate General Resettlement (DGR), to offer job opportunities to ex-service personnel, across its growing operations...

Waah Jobs to let Lowe Lintas handle its rebranding

Waah Jobs, formerly known as Asaanjobs, has handed over all creative duties and responsibility of rebranding to Lowe Lintas. Henceforth, Lowe Lintas will be responsible...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

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...