Tag: Towers Watson

Ashish Ambasta joins Aon Hewitt as practice leader- culture & engagement

Ambasta was previously the director - employee insights & assessments, at Willis Towers Watson

More benefits, rewards & recognition for employees in 2018

With only a 10 per cent increase in salaries in sight for the next year, the way to keep employees contented will be through rewards and recognition.

Wake up call: Young India inadequately prepared for retirement

The next decade or two may see retirees in India facing the challenge of inadequate incomes.

Towers Watson predicts a 10.8 % hike in 2016

Employers and employees have a different set of beliefs and expectations in the current situation, and this isn’t a healthy trend.

Employee wellness: A business priority not just people’s imperative

India’s employee health benefit programmes include dependents, which makes them stand apart from other countries’ benefits in the Asia Pacific region

KPMG concludes acquisition of Towers Watson’s HR delivery practice

The deal will add tremendous value to KPMG's People & Change practice.

Spending on benefits programmes: A futile effort?

A report by Towers Watson indicates that Indian companies are seeing a major gap between the amount they spend on employee benefits and the value they get in return.

High engagement does not ensure high retention

As per Towers Watson, in India around 42 per cent of highly engaged employees are likely to call it quits whereas the global average is only 26 per cent.

Towers Watson relocates Sambhav Rakyan to India

Rakyan is the global data services practice leader for the Asia Pacific region. This move re-emphasises the company’s focus on the Indian market.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...


Unions want OPS restored, Raghuram Rajan says, ‘not a good idea’

While various employee unions of Central and state governments are threatening to agitate if the old pension scheme is not restored, Raghuram Rajan, former...

Fintech giant BharatPe hiring product managers for cutting-edge projects

In a time when many tech companies are laying off employees, fintech platform BharatPe is bucking the trend by inviting applications for the role...

Uber Freight to sack 3% of its workforce

Uber Freight announced on Tuesday that it will be cutting around 150 jobs, which is roughly 3 per cent of its total workforce. As...

GITPRO, FIIDS helping 2 lakh laid-off Indians in the US find jobs

Many Indian techies and IT professionals who have been rendered jobless in the recent layoff spree have become part of WhatsApp groups aimed at...


EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...