Tag: Talent Acquisition

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...

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.

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Add colour to employee engagement

We have all heard of people going green with envy, red with anger and white in shock. In fact, most emotions are colour coded....

How does Capgemini do it better than others?

Last few years have witnessed a sea change in the way employees are cared for in their organisations. Amongst the companies that have taken...

How big a role do canteens play in making staff happy?

Have you come across job seekers applying for positions in organisations specifically because they offer good food? There is no dearth of swanky offices...

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Top Employers Institute recognises TCS as a global top employer

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the Indian multinational IT services consulting company, has been recognized as a global top employer by the Top Employers Institute....

Ford will close Brazil plant, render 2,700 jobless

Ford Motor Company will be shutting down its oldest factory in Brazil rendering over 2700 people jobless. This move to restructure will bring to...

Should leaders throw temper tantrums?

When Indra Nooyi became the CEO of Pepsico in 2006, she met Steve Jobs who advised her that as a CEO she should sometimes...

Why Sodexo Retains 98% of Its Clients

In today’s competitive scenario, it’s a constant struggle to retain/ gain market share. From adopting the latest and best technology to employing the best...

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

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