Tag: Technology

Is digital transformation less about technology & more about mindset?

It was in 2011 that GE endeavoured to initiate a digital transformation effort. The Company started a new venture called GE Digital, in 2015,...

How personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

3i Infotech to hire 1,000 for India and overseas offices

Here is an opportunity for mobile app developers, team leads, business analysts and other experienced professionals, from 3i Infotech . The Mumbai-based global information...

Honeywell elevates Sumedha Pal Parmar as head-HR

Honeywell, the global technology company, has elevated Sumedha Pal Parmar to the position of country manager-HR for India. Prior to this role, Parmar was...

Deutsche Bank to hire 3,000 in India, Russia, Romania and the...

Deutsche Bank is all set to take on more than 3,000 technology professionals in 2021, to expand its teams at its technology centres in...

Apple’s workforce to work from office thrice a week

In an attempt to get back to the ‘normal’ mode of working, Apple plans to allow its employees to work from office on Mondays,...

QuEST Global to expand Pune team by 2,000 in 3 years

In a bid to transform its Pune unit into a digital hub, QuEST Global plans to expand its present 350-strong workforce by 2,000 in...

Hinduja Global Solutions to expand its customer-service team in Canada

Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) the Bangalore-headquartered global solutions provider, is planning to hire 250 people in Canada. It is looking at expanding its team...

BigBasket, Grofers on hiring spree

Amidst the second wave of the pandemic in India, more people are relying on online purchase of essentials. Quite naturally, logistics firms and online...

Wholesale online marketplace, Jumbotail, to hire 400+

Jumbotail, the wholesale e-commerce and retail platform has announced that it will hire more than 400 employees over the next year in multiple positions,...

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.

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

Competing with Self

Philosophically speaking, each of us is unique and logically not in competition with anyone. This realisation gives us a healthy outlook to the world...

Whirlpool employees will get $1000 if they get vaccinated

With the president of the US ordering all private-sector companies to get their employees vaccinated or prepare unvaccinated employees to get tested weekly, Whirlpool...

Latest

Indian job portal, apna.co, bags funding of $100 mn

Indian jobs platform and professional network, apna, has secured about $100 million in a series C funding led by Tiger Global. This takes apna’s...

Khatabook gives 10-day break to employees for mental health

Khatabook, the Indian fintech startup, is allowing its employees to take a ten-day Mental Health Break, from September 25 to October 3, 2021. In...

MediaTek to hire across India, scale up R&D

In a bid to strengthen its position as a leading global chipset provider, Media Tek, the global fabless semiconductor company is preparing to hire...

Jet Airways restarts hiring, to onboard 1,000 employees in FY 2021-22

After a long operational hiatus of over two years, Jet Airways is set to resume domestic operations in India by the first quarter of...

DIALOGUE

“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...