Tag: Training

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...

Clover Infotech to hire, train 2500 freshers

Clover Infotech, the IT services and consulting company, plans to hire 2500 freshers, to be able to cater to the increasing demand for trained...

ITLH to hire over 100 employees in FY22-23

Skill developmental platform, Information Technology Learning Hub (ITLH), is all set to expand its team by at least 100 employees by the end of...

Kinara Capital to hire 700 by November 2022

Indian fintech company, Kinara Capital, is gearing to expand its workforce by about 700. It will hire talent for multiple roles in its 125...

Tata Power DDL, Hitachi Energy India tie up to train people...

The industry feels the lack of qualified and suitable talent in the power sector, which has made Tata Power DDL — a power-distribution utility...

Accenture to use VR for training, procures 60,000 Oculus headsets

Accenture has procured 60,000 virtual reality (VR) headsets, mainly for its new hires. These headsets will allow the tech major to train its new...

HCL announces assured job training programme for freshers

HCL Technologies is opening its doors for those looking to start their careers in the technology and IT services space. The Company has announced...

YES Foundation, FUEL collaborate to skill disadvantaged youth

YES Foundation and Friends Union for Energising Lives (FUEL) have come together to launch a future skills training programme for disadvantaged youth and make...

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...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

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Geetika Mehta is Ananta Capital’s new group CHRO

Ananta Capital has roped in Geetika Mehta as group chief human resource officer. An alumna of XLRI, Jamshedpur, Mehta began her HR journey with Mondelez...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

1000s of employees protest for raising wage & regularisation demand: Punjab

On Sunday, a large group of state government employees, including contract, outsourced, and regular employees, gathered outside the Sangrur deputy commissioner's office to protest...

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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...