Tag: Telecom

BSNL seeks funds yet again

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), the state-owned telecom company, has again approached the Government for funds to pay the June salaries of its staff, which...

Telecom industry expected to lay off 60,000 employees

Sixty thousand employees may lose their jobs in the telecom sector by the start of 2019, as a result of consolidation activities, which are...

Who are the ‘change champions’ at Samsung?

The Company has identified formal and informal influencers from amongst its employees, and equipped them with a formal change agenda.

Some 48,000 people lost jobs during RCom transition

Telecom company Reliance Communication has exited the B2C business and transformed into a B2B company.

Airtel–Telenor merger costs 700 jobs

Almost the same number of employees were also absorbed into the merged entity. 

HC overrules CAT’s decision; asks BSNL to reimburse medical bill of...

Hari Ram, BSNL employee at Muktsar, filed a petition with the High Court after BSNL refused to reimburse his complete bills. 

Hiring, firing and cost cutting in telecom

Reliance Jio plans massive hiring; Idea cuts down employee cost at the dawn of merger with Vodafone.

Lupin appoints Yugesh Goutam as president, global human resources

Goutam is a seasoned HR professional with over 29 years of diverse experience across sectors – FMCG, IT, telecom, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, healthcare & medical devices and infrastructure. 

Why the future will be different for telecom sector?

Mobile services have been around in India for 20 years. What they have done to the country is nothing less than transformational. The network effect on India’s social and economic fabric is immeasurable. Its impact on personal living styles and family relationships is intense. And there is more to come! The future is going to be very different. For employees in this sector, it will all be about ‘jobs never done before. Here is a parallel drawn between telecom and startups.

Small-town Indians more employable than those from the metros

The study forecasts an overall increase of 14.5 per cent in the hiring intent in 2016, as well.



Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...


Philips’ Smriti Handa joins Reckitt; Mahima K moves to global role

Smriti Handa has been appointed as the regional HR director for India and South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser (RB). Prior to this role, she was...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Videocon on the verge of labour unrest

Workers at Videocon Industries’ Aurangabad plant are losing their patience. Not surprising, since they have not been paid salaries for the last 10 months....

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...



“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...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

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