Tag: Talent Acquisition

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.

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Five ways to ensure that employees learn continuously

With technology evolving faster than ever and job roles becoming more niche, career paths are just not linear anymore. Employees look forward to learning...

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Is employee voice essential for employee engagement?

What is employee voice? It is the employees’ means of communicating their opinions and views to their employers. It is the means by which...

Good mentors can ensure employee engagement

We have all had mentors at some point in life — people whom we admired or looked up to for their success, accomplishments, expertise...

Managers should help employees reattach to work to keep them engaged

While discussing employee well-being, the importance of learning to disconnect and detach from work once the work day is over is a topic that...

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Offboarding process for those terminated

Resignations can be of two types, voluntary and involuntary. In the former, employees leave on their own for various personal reasons. In the latter,...

Former Aon Hewitt CEO joins PeopleStrong as president

PeopleStrong, enterprise work and HR tech brand, has appointed former CEO, Aon Hewitt, Sandeep Chaudhary, as president and member of the board. This appointment...

At least 70,000 BSNL employees opt for voluntary retirement

After suffering delayed salary payments for months, employees of the cash strapped Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) have welcomed the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) with...

Google terminates employee for leaking official documents to media

Taking strict action against its employees for violating company policy and participating in activism at work, Google has terminated one employee and sent two...

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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...

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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...