Tag: Technology

Volkswagen to slash about 4,000 jobs, freeze hiring this year

In a bid to cut about 4,000 jobs, Volkswagen is planning to offer early retirement options or partial retirement to its older employees across...

Infosys to hire 300 locals in Pennsylvania

Indian information technology multinational, Infosys, is expanding its Retirement Services Centre of Excellence in Pennsylvania, US. As part of the expansion process, it will...

KITE HRD model worth emulating: NITI Aayog

A report released by the NITI Aayog highlights the key strategies adopted by the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) that makes it...

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....

85 mn jobs will be lost, 97 mn created by 2025

While it is true that the increased use of machines will do away with 85 million jobs in the next five years, it is...

Why CIO & CHRO need to work as a team

The role of the chief information officer (CIO) has undergone change of incremental nature over the past five years, which has only accelerated in...

House of Cheer launches ‘happiness tool’ for employees, corporates

The key to a successful business lies in not only focusing on the customers' needs but also ensuring that the employees are happy and...

Talent500 partners with Coding Ninjas to create employment opportunities in the...

Talent500 by ANSR, the exclusive talent acquisition partner for Fortune 500 companies in India, has announced its partnerships with Coding Ninjas, India’s premier Edu-tech...

Pawan Setty joins Visa as HR-head, APAC  

Visa has brought on board Pawan Setty as the head-HR, for APAC, to oversee the technology side of the business. In his previous position,...

Pegasystems launches tracking app to track COVID-19 spread amongst staff

While all businesses are impacted by the spread of COVID-19, companies are adopting ways to ensure the continuity of business and focusing on the...

Four ways to impact behavioural change through learning

Digital learning is the talk of the town. With byte sized and on-the-go learning, people are able to learn almost anything, and that too...

How automating R&R and L&D has helped Religare Health Insurance

Religare Health Insurance has automated its rewards and recognition (R&R) process by introducing the ‘I appreciate you’ programme. It has installed an appreciation-based recognition...

TOI leverages technology to surge ahead with its people agenda

By launching multiple initiatives for its employees, ranging from employee wellness to skilling, the Times of India Group is leveraging technology to give the...

HR of the future has to adopt robotics and accelerate technology

An analysis by Forbes and the World Economic Forum reveals that the future workplace, especially the human resources department, will have to focus on...

Indian CEOs show signs of moving towards workforce 4.0

Technology has been continuously disrupting businesses around the world. Now, Indian CEOs have also begun to understand and leverage the potential of technological advancements,...

How can technology declutter future workplaces?

A neat and clean office, in other words, a decluttered workplace helps to enhance employee productivity. After all, there are no flying papers, over-flowing...

Employees spend over 25% of their time looking for info needed...

It is a known fact that better employee experience means more productivity and business growth. The Experience of Work: The Role of Technology in...

How technology is changing our perspective on teamwork

Working in teams has been a part of our culture since the beginning of civilisation. However, the dynamics have changed dramatically over time. Technology can...

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...

Future systems will have to be human, simple, flexible and without...

Change, innovation, technology, progress, advancement, and cultural shift are just some of the terms that are thrown around in the corporate world today. With...

Shine.com’s tech team expected to expand by 40-50%

Following the appointment of Amardeep Vishwakarma as its new CTO, Shine.com, the Indian online job portal and search platform, is readying to enhance its...

NHRDN introduces chatbot, ‘Ati’

The National Human Resource Development Network (NHRDN) has welcomed a new member to its national secretariat called Ati, a chatbot that can interact with...

Zoho people 4.0: Zoho announces update to its HR management system

Zoho announced a major update to its HR management system, Zoho People 4.0. This new version has significantly enhanced the core functionality of the...

TCS to hire in agile way based on demand

TCS has created Fresco Play - a learning platform - to enable employees to learn digital courses on the go.

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.

Microsoft extends returnship to women

Microsoft’s diversity initiative, Leap, is now being extended to women who want to return to work - women who had paused their careers to raise children or care for loved ones.

Employees force Google to give up Pentagon deal

Employees do not want to support or be part of any military work. 

Many Wiproites under scanner for low performance

Employees have been asked to have an open discussion with their supervisor and HR manager on how they can grow and contribute going forward. Many employees have told HRKatha that they have been asked by HR to either improve or lookout.

UOB Singapore deploys robots to perform human tasks

Amy and Eve, the two robots, have helped reduce transaction time by 50 per cent in the wholesale banking and retail businesses.

How technology is making HR a more strategic function

HR is now supporting the CEO in decision making by proactively planning workforce capabilities, making it future ready

Randstad India re-brands to strike a balance between tech and touch

Through an optimal combination of technological efficiency and human touch, the organisation is helping the stakeholders realise their true potential and move forward.

Not ‘technology’ but ‘culture’ a roadblock in digital transformation of organisations

When it comes to digital transformation of organisations, employees and the leadership are on different tangents.

THC 2.0: Can technology aid happiness among employees?

A panel at The Happiness Conclave 2.0 discussed whether technology really helps iron out the inconveniences of employee work-life or is more intrusive. 

5 ways technology enables succession planning

Learn how the right HCM system can improve succession planning.

The Digital Tsunami: Celebrating human experience in technology

An eye-opener for those witnessing the fast-paced transformations of the digitally driven world, it compels them to rethink and reinvent the way they approach work and life.

Leadership wellness coaching – Just what your organisation needs today!

It has been a year since the world was hit by the pandemic, consequent lockdowns, lifestyle changes and new ways of working! Everything as...

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...

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Vantage Circle appoints Nikhil Norula as business head for Americas

Nikhil Norula has been appointed business head at Vantage Circle, where he will be responsible for leading business growth in North America. Norula has moved...

“HR has to be a ‘value multiplier’,” Praveer Priyadarshi

2020: What to learn – what to erase The year has presented discontinuities that have impacted everyone without exceptions. However, this has also resulted in...

Even CXOs can feel stagnated in their career

It's common for mid-level managers to feel stuck and stagnated, when they can’t foresee any further growth path. In some cases, existing jobs are...

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

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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...