Tag: Talent Acquisition

Twitter cuts 30% of staff in TA department

After momentarily pausing hiring activities this year, Twitter has now further made a call to fire 30 per cent of people as part of...

Tata Techologies to hire 3,000 innovators, expand talent-acquisition programme

As part of its expanded talent-acquisition programme, Tata Technologies, the global engineering and product-development digital services firm, will hire more than 3,000 innovators in...

Are you recruiting or acquiring talent?

Back in the days of industrial relations (IR), human resources (HR) was generally referred to as personnel management, and HR managers were called personnel...

Why Razorpay’s evaluation process impresses even rejected candidates

Razorpay, one of the major players in India offering fast payment solutions to many businesses and companies such as merchants, schools and the e-commerce...

FIS to expand India operations, to hire 10,000+ in next one...

FIS, the global fintech firm, has announced plans to expand its operations in India. The American Fortune 500 company has been operational in the...

Talent acquisition vs talent retention – What’s more important?

Talent acquisition and retention are both key elements of an HR strategy. Businesses strive to attract the best talent for key roles so that...

How to evaluate a candidate’s integrity

While hiring, it becomes important to gauge whether the candidate is honest or not. In many of his interviews, Warren Buffet has said that...

Shilpa Bidathanapalli appointed VP-HR, CNSI

CNSI, the global innovative healthcare management solutions provider, has appointed Shilpa Bidathanapalli as vice president - human resources, for its operations in Chennai, India....

Rajesh Nair quits Tata Motors after 28 years of service

Rajesh Nair, head - business HR for commercial vehicles, sales and marketing, customer care and spare parts, at Tata Motors, has put in his...

Microsoft Teams integrates with Phenom, a global talent-experience management platform

Hiring managers and recruiters can now seamlessly exchange information during talent acquisition on Teams, through Phenom, which will track every interaction. This comes as...

Automated resume screening has turned talent into lemons

Eliminating web pages stuffed with irrelevant keywords is not a struggle exclusive to search engines. Recruiters and hiring managers too have to navigate resumes...

6 ways tech is turning talent acquisition smart

Among the many new virtual realities forced on organisations this year, one of the most significant has been the shift in the recruitment process....

Nilesh Mitra joins ITC Hotels as VP-talent management

Nilesh Mitra, a veteran with more than twenty five years of experience in HR in the hospitality space, has joined ITC Hotels, as vice...

Anthony Kiran leaves Indus Tower to study at Harvard

By the end of June 2019, Anthony Kiran will be exiting Indus Tower, where he is now head-talent acquisition. Kiran wishes to continue his...

Kavita Dasan new head-HR at ABP News Network

ABP News Network has appointed Kavita Dasan has its HR head. Prior to joining ABP, Dasan was serving as the VP-HR at Dewan Housing...

AI and talent acquisition: A marriage made in heaven

We are at the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Automation has changed the manufacturing process and the HR function is also going through...

Cross-industry hiring is the way to go

In sports, teams are focussed on a common goal, which is to win the game. But the interesting part of the whole process is,...

There is always a next time in talent acquisition

Organisations will always choose the best one. Now to select the best, there are many other potentials who are evaluated. Why is it important for companies to keep the conversation ongoing even with those it has rejected.

How soon or late should you change companies?

In IT, the loyalty is more towards technology, and not the organisation. However in many traditional sectors, the stay period is still longer as people need to build credentials or grounds for a job change.

Infosys to expedite local hiring in the US: Srikantan Moorthy to...

The former global HR head at Infosys will now move to the US, where more local hiring will be expedited.

Six key aspects of workplace culture that need attention

Purpose, opportunity, success, appreciation, wellbeing and leadership are crucial in attracting and retaining talent.

Free snack to attract and retain talent in Silicon Valley

A study suggests that free snack offerings not only attract and retain employees but make them engaged and productive.

Bank of Baroda launches Baroda Finathon Challenge

Through this contest BOB will explore innovative ways to apply the latest technology to the Indian banking sector

Uber starts tapping faculty from B-schools

It has hired Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei as SVP for leadership and strategy function.

Toronto-based startup aims to become Uber of talent acquisition

The Gig economy model offered by Curasion involves temporary positions, independent/freelance workers and short-term contractual engagements.

Organisations shift focus from talent acquisition to talent retention & performance

Longer-term of new hires instead of simply measuring the efforts of the hiring process is priority now.

How you fare on company review platforms determines what talent you...

Professionals nowadays carefully review any job opportunity by scanning company reviews to assess the reputation of the organisation and the career growth offered before deciding to join 

Pontoon expands India operations

The company inaugurated a new office in Bangalore, to support the India business as it continues to scale and grow

Talent acquisition far away from business objectives: Study

Talent acquisition professionals shy away from using the latest tools and technology that could empower them to get aligned with business objectives and it’s a big opportunity loss.

Vodafone’s ReConnect: A career launchpad for women on break

The programme aims to bring talented women in 26 countries back into the workplace after a career break

Renault launches Design Academy to foster fresh talent in car design

An exclusive six month-training programme in car design will be offered to the select six design graduates, post which they will get a professional internship certificate.

Are recruitment and talent acquisition two sides of the same coin?

Recruitment and talent acquisition are the two most commonly used terms in HR departments across the globe. However similar they may sound or be perceived as being, there is an underlying difference between the two that many professionals tend to ignore. There exists a thin line between the two that creates a big difference in the way organisations manage talent.

Believe it or not: Excel still most popular tool for talent...

Around 40 per cent of organisations still rely on ‘MS Excel’ as a primary tool to measure and manage pre-hires.

Nine HR technology trends to watch out for in 2017

The marketplace is shifting from tools that automate traditional HR practices to platforms and apps that make life at work better.

Myntra gets Manpreet Ratia as chief people officer from Amazon

Ratia will now drive key HR functions at Myntra with a focus on talent acquisition and retention for various levels and verticals.

Acquihiring: Few things to watch out for

How does an organisation ring fence the acquired talent?

SAP Labs does a pre-booking for talent

The integrated, two and a half year-long ‘Work while you study’ programme, will see selected students working for three days and studying on campus for two days.

Lopamudra Ghose joins 9X Media as head-HR

She moves from Network18 where she was responsible for talent acquisition, talent management and retention.

Gut Feeling or Big Data: What should HR Managers follow?

How Big Data can be leveraged by HR professional to measure performance, predict behaviour of employees and also acquire talent.

Learn the science of competency mapping

Quick pointers on competency mapping framework for organisations to enhance the effectiveness of their processes manifold.

Is ‘Purple Squirrel’ a myth in talent acquisition?

A ‘Purple Squirrel’ is a game changer, armed with every attribute-education, competencies and experience- that would make him/her to be the ultimate find for an employer.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Employees seek authentic managers: Report

Microsoft’s Work Trend Index Pulse Report says that 82 per cent employees are more inclined to attend one-on-ones at work if their managers are...

How can hiring managers steer clear of interview bias?

A 2019 study by the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology revealed that 60 per cent of interviewers know within the first 15 minutes...

India ranks 3rd in list of top 10 countries for solar PV jobs

According to the ninth edition of the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) ‘Renewable energy and jobs’ annual review series, the top 10 countries that...

Tools, skills or collaboration – what’s the hierarchy of priority during automation?

What is digital transformation all about? Is it easier said than done? What does it really take to be able to ride the waves...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...