Tag: Training

Microlearning – A saviour in times of skilling urgency

In today’s era of digitalisation, improving existing skills and developing new ones is an urgent and pressing need, especially when the impact of skills...

5,000 vacancies at Malabar Gold & Diamonds

Malabar Gold & Diamonds, the Indian gold and diamond retail chain, which has more than 260 stores across 10 countries, is hiring to fill...

How to learn while you work: HR leaders debate at The...

The discussion was a part of the ‘The Great HR Debate’ sponsored by Harappa Education and organised by HR Katha on Friday, February 19,...

Superlearning: The immediate need to upskill, reskill & outskill: LnD Heads...

With time moving forward and newer technologies coming in, changes in skills become a necessity for the organisations. Given the rapid changes in the...

Team Coaching—A driver for superior performance and collaboration

Amidst the chaos of last year, leadership and culture across businesses transformed rapidly. Staying relevant meant adapting work styles and leadership styles much faster...

Tata Capital recruits over 100 management trainees

Tata Capital recently concluded the annual recruitment for its Management Trainee Programme, selecting over 100 management trainees from various IIMs and top -tier business...

Dineout attempts to train, mentor future business leaders

Dineout, the Indian dining out and restaurant tech platform, has launched ‘Dineout Techpreneurs’, an initiative aimed at training and mentoring software engineers to become...

Improvement in formal skill training across the country: Economic Survey 2021

The Economic Survey 2020-21 was tabled in the Parliament on January 29. According to the report, there was significant improvement in formal skill training...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor, GoI collaborate to skill youth

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) will collaborate with the Government of India, to skill youth and equip them with relevant skills that will make them...

Flipkart launches centre of excellence, to skill unemployed for logistics sector

Flipkart has launched a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in collaboration with the Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and...

L&T will hire 1,100 engineers in 2021

Larsen & Toubro (L&T), the engineering and construction conglomerate, is expected to hire around 1,100 graduate and post-graduate engineers as trainees in 2021. The Company...

Hyundai to train, skill, place 580 youth by end of 2020

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) is gearing up to roll out its skill-development programme as part of its corporate social responsibility or CSR. Aptly called 'Saksham',...

Microsoft-NSDC tie-up to offer digital skills to 1 lakh women

Microsoft has joined hands with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to skill over one lakh underserved women in India over the next 10...

Punjab youth to be trained for competitive exams

The Punjab government has about one lakh vacancies to fill. Of the available positions, 50,000 will be filled in the ongoing financial year, while...

Windsor Castle needs housekeeping assistant at Rs 18.4 lakh salary

Windsor Castle is looking for a housekeeping assistant (level 2), at a salary of about Rs 18.4 lakh, under the Master of Households Department....

US to spend $150 mn to train locals for H-1B jobs

Looks like the number of Indian tech experts and others who move to work in the US on H-1B visas will soon start dwindling....

The ‘pandemic opportunity’: How Cadila upskilled its 2000+ salesforce

The pandemic and the eventual lockdown put a stop to the conventional way of functioning for the 2000 plus members of Cadila Pharma’s salesforce....

Mission Karmayogi: Major HR reform for bureaucrats

Mission Karmayogi received the Cabinet’s nod on September 2. This is the biggest reform in the Government, in the human resource development space. This...

Why Ketto hires college dropouts

For most of us, it has always been about scoring good marks or having a degree to get the golden ticket to successful employment....

IAS Professional Course Phase-II of LBSNAA launched virtually

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra...

IBM collaborates with GoI to launch free digital learning platform

In an attempt to help the youth of India as well as budding entrepreneurs, IBM has launched the ‘SkillsBuild Reignite’ platform, which will offer...

ReadyAssist offers free training and a job through Mecademy

At a time when there is a dearth of job opportunities, a Bangalore-based startup has not only been training and upskilling students, but also...

NEC Technologies India and Jaceex Ventures collaborate to improve employability of...

NEC Technologies India (NEC India) and Jaceex Ventures LLP— which operates the Japan Centre of Excellence (JACEEX) — have collaborated to launch a joint...

JP Morgan to spend Rs 17 crore on upskilling 4,800 Indian...

American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, JP Morgan, will be donating Rs 17 crore, that is, about $2.25 million, to provide...

Rolls-Royce allows free access to its digital academy

In an endeavour to help businesses across the globe digitally recover from COVID-19, Rolls-Royce, the market leader in high- performance power systems, has allowed...

Tata Steel helps its workers go the gig way

Tata Steel recently launched an interesting pilot programme for its maintenance crew, comprising workers who look after the plant and heavy machinery in its...

Tech Mahindra and BPUT tie up to train students on AI...

Tech Mahindra and the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) have collaborated to set up a Centre of Excellence (COE) at the College of...

So you made a bad hire. Now what?

It is true that organisations sometimes make the mistake of hiring the wrong person for the job. It is not only the blue-eyed managers...

Honda to provide job training to 50,000 in the US

Honda Motor Company, the Japanese automobile manufacturing company, will sign a pledge to join a White House initiative that aims to increase job training...

What employers look for in an apprentice

Hiring an apprentice might seem similar to hiring a regular employee. However, there could be subtle differences that a hiring manager will do well...

The changing face of the workforce

Apprenticeships have played a vital role in recent years by simplifying staff training and HR operations. Staff training has always been a challenge for...

Can India’s apprenticeship strategy lead to better employment numbers?

With multiple sectors facing huge skills gaps in the coming years, apprenticeships hold tremendous promise in nurturing our youth right from the schooling level....

The influence of competitiveness on Strategic HR

An organisation irrespective of its industry thrives because of its people. And with globalisation, we can see how organisations are now doing cross border...

Apprenticeships take centre stage in building human capital

With 35% Indian graduates unemployed and an average of 25 million Indian youths illiterate, the Centre and State government together with its allied bodies...

7 common misconceptions about apprenticeship

What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of apprenticeship? Is it cheap labour, manual work, low wages or alternate...

Kia Motors to hire and train locals in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh

Kia Motors, has devised a plan to hire unskilled labour locally and train the youth for factory jobs in Andhra Pradesh. The plan is...

Understanding how to measure and control employee turnover

Let’s face it. Employee turnover is real and businesses should pay attention to their employees just as they do to their clients and customers....

The connection between job satisfaction, employee’s loyalty, and commitment

Job satisfaction is nothing but one’s contentment at the workplace which the employee derives from his/her job. If an employee is not satisfied with...

Lack of Awareness on apprenticeship and reforms in hiring benchmarks

The primary Apprenticeship model has had limited success due to a rigid 52-year-old law. With periodic revisions and amendments as recent as Sept 2019,...

How to benefit from Apprenticeship regulations

Before we dive into the scope of how apprenticeships can benefit organisations, let us understand the correct meaning of the term. Vocabulary.com defines “Apprenticeship...

Why the New Apprenticeship Outlook and Index is a Must Read

With answers to a raft of pertinent questions on the health of apprenticeships in India and deep-dive data-backed insights on current apprentice hiring levels...

MHRD implements World Bank-funded training programme

As part of the World-Bank funded Technical Education Quality Implementation Programme (TEQUP) implemented by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), a two-day national-level...

Skill training – Indispensable to job excellence

Labour resource or workforce management has been ranked as the most critical business activity for seven years consecutively by 2019 Research Gate study on HRM. Training your...

Indian youth prefer this over salary

In a recent survey conducted by Oliveboard, it was revealed that 44.3 percent of the Indian youth have voted for job stability and 36.7 percent gave their approval...

10 ways to appreciate an apprentice

Who doesn’t love praise? Well, that is not the point. When you appreciate a trainee/apprentice who is working on probation in your organization for...

Changes in Apprenticeship Rules 2019 – what you should know

Taking the Government’s flagship project Make in India one step ahead the Apprenticeship Rules 2019 has been modified by the Government of India. The...

Creating impact through creative HR

Here’s a quick read for the HR professionals of today. It is to simply shed light on the many aspects of HR functionality that...

Investing in Skills and Education

By 2020, India will be blessed with a median age of just 28. Quality education and skill-building can become the key to reaping the...

Manufacturing talent: The future of apprenticeships

With the technology changing at a rapid pace, the old alignment between educational qualifications and economic credentials, opportunities and careers are being called to question. Individuals...

Google to create 250,000 new training opportunities for American workers over...

Google has pledged to train 250,000 Americans to take on technology jobs in the future. It has committed to a White House programme aimed...

Microlearning – A saviour in times of skilling urgency

In today’s era of digitalisation, improving existing skills and developing new ones is an urgent and pressing need, especially when the impact of skills...

Understanding thoughts as energy

The Law of conservation of energy states that – “Energy can neither be created nor be destroyed, but it can be transformed from one...

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NHRDN Mind Matters 2.0 raises awareness about mental health

National HRD Network’s (NHRDN) ‘Mind Matters’ campaign aims to create awareness about mental well-being and eliminate the stigma attached to the mental health issues...

LinkedIn staff not expected to return to office

As LinkedIn starts to reopen its offices across the globe, depending on the local COVID situation at each location, it is offering immense flexibility...

Flipkart ramps up PWD hiring at its new delivery hub

As part of the diversity and inclusion initiative, Flipkart has added 50 people with disabilities to its team. The e-commerce company has recently opened...

Paisabazaar to expand operations, offer 100% WFH, hire regional talent

With the aim of ensuring financial inclusion, Paisabazaar.com, the Indian personal finance platform, is looking to hire from multiple cities over the next couple...

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“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...