Tag: Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra adds 14,930 employees, attrition jumps to 21% in Q3

Disclosing the results for the last quarter, Tech Mahindra reports that it has onboarded 14,930 new employees. With this, the total strength of the...

Tech Mahindra ties up with CareerLabs to upskill freshers

Realising the massive demand for skilled tech professionals, Tech Mahindra has collaborated with CareerLabs, the educational technology startup, to upskill more than 3,000 fresh...

Board Infinity to expand team by 2,000 in 6 months

Board Infinity, the Indian higher education platform for students and early career professionals, is gearing up to expand its workforce by 2,000 over a...

Tech Mahindra to accelerate fresher hiring

Confident of extraordinary growth in FY22, Tech Mahindra, the Indian IT company, is planning to accelerate hiring of freshers. It has already taken on...

100% placement for IIM Amritsar’s 5th MBA batch

Despite the uncertainties brought on by the pandemic over the last year and a half almost, IIM Amritsar managed to conclude the academic year...

Tech Mahindra appoints Meghna Hareendran as wellness officer

Amidst the pandemic, Tech Mahindra has taken another step towards the well-being of its employees. The IT firm has appointed Meghna Hareendran as its...

Tech Mahindra, Lokmat, CavinKare, MG Motor India offer helping hand

India Inc. is putting its best foot forward to help distressed employees amidst the raging pandemic. Tech Mahindra has launched a covid care centre...

Headcount drops at Tech Mahindra, hiring to increase

Tech Mahindra’s workforce has reduced by about 4,182, from 1.25 lakh to about 1.21 lakh over a year. The technology company is all set...

Major IT firms to hire 1 lakh freshers in 2021

With organisations across the globe investing more in technological upgradation and speeding up digital transformation, there has been a rise in demand for information...

Women’s skilling and job platform WiT-ACE raises $1 Mn

Women in Technology - Accelerated Career Experiences (WiT-ACE), a one-year old social-impact organisation, has managed to raise $1 million in its first seed fund...

AI, automation to take away 5,000 jobs at Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra, which is part of the Mahindra Group, is working towards reducing the workforce in its business process services (BPS) wing by 5,000...

GigIndia receives fresh funding, closes pre-series A at Rs 7.6 crore

GigIndia, the B2B gig marketplace has managed to raise Rs 7.6 crore in a pre-series A funding. It received fresh investments from angel investors...

Tech Mahindra to upskill youth, launch ISR mobile app

Tech Mahindra, is gearing to launch its ‘Gift A Career’ programme under which youth across India, will be offered power training in information technology...

‘Work from office or WFH? You choose’: Tech Mahindra to staff

With most organisations asking their staff to return to office, in phases, or instructing them to work from home until the end of 2020,...

Tech Mahindra launches upskilling platform for a ‘fit for future’ workforce

With an aim to equip its 60,000-strong global workforce with new-age skills, IT services company, Tech Mahindra, has launched an AI-based platform. Called ‘Upskilling-as-a-Service...

Tech Mahindra flies back 210 employees, families from the US

Tech Mahindra has arranged for a chartered flight to bring back 210 of its employees and their families from the US to India. The...

Will managers lose ‘relevance’ in the new normal?

The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown have been great disruptors. While some disruptions have been really damaging, others have been for the good....

Labour Commissioner’s office issues notice to Tech Mahindra for reducing salaries

Following complaints from several employees, the National Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES) filed a formal complaint with the Labour Commissioner, alleging that Tech Mahindra...

How Tech Mahindra prepares to get back to work post lifting...

Tech Mahindra has laid down a strategic plan for smooth functioning in the post lockdown era. To begin with, the Indian multinational IT services provider...

How the workplace ergonomics may change post lockdown

Open spaces, no meeting rooms, fewer employees, one person at a time, marking out spacing with sticky tape, no cafeteria, no sharing computers —...

Nuances of effective remote leadership

As the country has shut down to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, organisations have implemented work from home without much warning or...

Tech Mahindra and BPUT tie up to train students on AI...

Tech Mahindra and the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) have collaborated to set up a Centre of Excellence (COE) at the College of...

HR humanoid, K2, for Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra, the digital transformation and business re-engineering services company, has introduced K2, the first human resource humanoid, at its Noida Special Economic Zone...

How Tech Mahindra’s digital transformation journey gets a boost

Facial recognition attendance system, gamification of values and culture, and ‘Dext’ are additions to its digital journey to enhance employee experience.

Companies embrace digital yoga to promote wellness

From Tech Mahindra launching a virtual yoga assistant to desktop yoga adopted by Markelytics Solutions, companies are promoting healthy lifestyle in a big way.

Harshvendra Soin named chief people officer at Tech Mahindra

Soin is a seasoned HR professional. In the past, he was chief people officer at Aditya Birla Retail and Fortis Healthcare.

Tech Mahindra to reskill 117,000 employees through edX.org

edX.org, is an open-source online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT.

Tech Mahindra trains 70 per cent of its employees on automation

The Company will train about 80 per cent of its workforce in digital technologies, such as Big Data analytics, cloud, mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), AR-VR, machine learning, robotics and bitcoin, by the end of 2018.

Tech Mahindra’s top executives take salary cut due to company’s underperformance

Around 20 executives have written a letter to the CEO and chief people officer of the company, intimating their decision to take a pay cut ranging from 10 per cent to 20 per cent.

More trouble for Tech Mahindra, gets HC notice for layoffs

Things are getting worse for Tech Mahindra after the recent firing fiasco, which brought negative publicity.

Tech Mahindra firing fiasco: CHRO’s call for ‘Downsizing with Dignity’ &...

Tech Mahindra firing:  CHRO’s call for ‘Downsizing with Dignity’Downsizing is inevitable, but it has to be done with dignity else unions will play their role. CHROs spoke to HRKatha on several lessons from the entire episode.

Anand Mahindra apologises for HR’s rude behaviour

An HR executive at Tech Mahindra ordered an employee to resign the very next morning before 10 a.m. or else be prepared to receive a termination letter and an audio clip of the conversation went viral. However, unlike many other companies, the top boss did not shy away from the fiasco, and had the courage to accept and apologise publicly.

Tech Mahindra’s chatbot UVO alters workplace query resolution

NLP-based UVO not just responds to basic queries but also recognises subjective differences in how people tend to ask questions.

Prabir Jha gets an extended portfolio at Cipla

In addition to leading human resources, corporate communications and administration for the firm, globally, he will now also look after legal and corporate affairs.

Vikram Bector joins Cipla as chief talent officer & head corporate...

Bector quit Reliance Industries, early this month, where he was chief talent officer

Vikram Bector, chief talent officer, Reliance Industries, calls it a day

This high-profile departure from the Reliance Industries HR function, comes close on the heels of the resignation of group CHRO, Prabir Jha, in August.

Who is the right CHRO?

In the last one week, three of India’s largest corporate houses have appointed a non-HR executive to lead the human resources function. What works best — a non-functionally trained CHRO or a functionally trained HR leader? The debate is on. 

Coaching with emotional intelligence

There is a ‘chicken or the egg’ question when considering Emotional Intelligence or quotient (EQ) as a coaching tool. Must a coach be emotionally...

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Apple on the lookout for engineers, interns in Bangalore

Apple intends to hire engineers and interns in India for its office in Bangalore, under its App Accelerator programme. The Company will take on full-time...

Pernod Ricard hires Nitu Bhushan as CHRO, South Asia

Pernod Ricard, the global producer of wines and spirits, has appointed Nitu Bhushan as its CHRO for South Asia. Bhushan will lead the HR...

Walmart to call its corporate employees back to office by November 8

Walmart has asked its employees to return to offices from November 8, 2021. The Company, after operating remotely for a large portion of the...

How Volvo India’s ‘ExcelHer’ initiative gives women professionals a second chance

Global automobile manufacturer, Volvo, in a bid to further its diversity and inclusion agenda in India, has announced an initiative to include women restarting...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

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...