Tag: Training

UPS to upskill Indian youth with NSDC

To bolster skill development for the Indian workforce, the UPS (United Parcel Service) India Technology Centre and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have entered...

Microsoft to train 1 lakh developers in India on AI tech...

Microsoft announced a new programme called AI Odyssey, which is aimed at training one lakh developers in India on the latest artificial intelligence (AI)...

Tata Technologies’ skilling centres will train Telangana students at ITIs

Tata Technologies is gearing to set up 4.0 Skilling Centres in Telanga, which will provide skill-development training to students. These Industry 4.0 technology centres—which...

HAL inducts 46th batch of trainees, selects 139 for training

Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) received an overwhelming 30,000 applications for its 46th batch of of Management and Design Trainees (MTs and DTs). However, only 139...

Salesforce to help train 1 lakh Indian students for better employability

On 16 November 2023, Salesforce announced its intentions to collaborate with the Ministry of Education in India with the primary objective of providing Salesforce...

25,000 women to be trained by Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages in financial...

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) will be imparting financial and digital literacy training to 25,000 women across the country. To achieve this goal, the FMCG...

Skills shortage biggest challenge in tech sector say 38.3% firms: Report

That Indian tech companies are depending more and more on upskilling their existing workforce to bridge the skills gap is clear from a recent...

QwikSkills to hire 300 to deliver world-class skill training

By the end of this year, QwikSkills, the skill-development platform, is looking to expand its workforce by 300 trained people. The cloud certification and...

British Airways to bear training cost of 60 pilots every year

Those who wished to be a pilot but had to bury that dream because of lack of finance can now refresh that dream and...

Air India begins training of engineers, pilots for Airbus A350

Air India is already training its engineers and pilots to operate the Airbus A350 aircraft that will start arriving in November 2023. The airline had...

Educate employees on effective use of AI instead of banning it

Recently, Samsung reportedly banned the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools after it was discovered that employees had uploaded sensitive code to the...

TCS won’t lay off, will hire those laid off from startups

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has made it clear that it has no intentions of laying off staff. In fact, the Indian information technology (IT)...

Wipro fires freshers who scored low in internal test

About 452 freshers at Wipro were told that they had to leave because they did not score well in the internal assessment. These freshers had...

Infosys to target 50,000 hires by end of FY23

Chasing a target of 50,000 hires at the start of FY23, Infosys managed to hire 40,000 in the first half of the year. Its...

byteXL, Microsoft join hands to develop tech talent in Tier 2...

byteXL ? a Hyderabad-based experiential learning platform for those aspiring for IT careers ? has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft. This...

Microsoft to skill 45,000 women, youth in 3 years

To help take care of the skill gap in the field of cyber security, Microsoft has decided to skill 45,000 women under its CyberShikshaa...

‘Pay for your training’: US employers tell quitting staff

It has come to light that many employers in the US are asking their employees, who have quit, to pay for the training they...

Government of Goa to train 10,000 Goans in software development

As part of its Digital Goa Scholarship Programme, the Goa government has entered into a partnership with Bengaluru-based neo-university, Newton School. This partnership will...

MSDE, UN Women to collaborate to advance gender equality in skill...

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, as part of its efforts to take proactive measures to create a safe workplace for women, has partnered...

Women form 36.1% of Wipro’s workforce, 22.2% of board of directors

That Wipro is serious about its mission to make the organisation diverse and inclusive in every sense of the word is clear from the...

HCL’s TechBee to hire 2,000 class 12 students

As part of its ‘catch them young’ initiative, HCL Technologies is gearing up to hire at least 2,000 students who have passed Class 12...

Training programme launched for CGHS officers

Administrative medical officers of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) will soon be better equipped to use and handle technology, and be good at...

Flipkart launches initiative to create supply-chain operations talent pool

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, has entered into an agreement with the Bihar State Skill Development Mission to help create a pool of skilled...

Indian Navy to open gates for women, over 10k register under...

The Agnipath scheme in the Navy will be gender neutral. It is reported that as on 3 July, 2022, within days of opening the...

Microsoft’s APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme reaches 9 countries

Microsoft’s special mentoring scheme — the APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme — which focusses on making people with disabilities (PwDs) in the Asia Pacific (APAC)...

10% job reservation for Agniveers, opportunities galore

The Centre has announced job opportunities for Agniveers under the Agnipath scheme. Ten per cent of the jobs in the Central Armed Police Forces...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

NY bans employers’ access to employees’ personal social media

Ushering in a new era of online privacy for employees and job applicants, Kathy Hochul, governor, New York has recently signed an assembly bill....

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At least 700 jobs to be axed at Cisco, San Francisco Bay Area

Cisco Systems had announced its intention to axe thousands of jobs as part of a restructuring exercise, which was expected to affect five per...

KPI Partners ropes in Ramya Nagaraja as director-HR

KPI Partners has appointed Ramya Nagaraja as its new director-human resources. The company works as a global strategic partner specialising in analytics and digital-transformation...

Kerala to unveil ‘workstations’ to encourage women’s participation

Speaking at the 'Nava Kerala Sthree Sadas' on 22 February, Pinarayi Vijayan, chief minister, Kerala, announced the government's plan to establish workstations. The stations...

Orissa HC rejects excess deductions from employee’s leave encashment

The Orissa High Court ruled that the government cannot take back extra allowances it mistakenly pays to employees if the payment was based on...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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