Tag: Training

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...

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...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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78-day bonus for 11 lakh railway employees

For the twelfth year in succession, eligible employees of the Indian Railways will receive their productivity-linked bonus (PLB), which is equal to 78 days’...
Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

Central govt. hikes DA by 4%

The Ministry of Finance has announced the most awaited hike in the dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for Central government employees. On...

Employees seek authentic managers: Report

Microsoft’s Work Trend Index Pulse Report says that 82 per cent employees are more inclined to attend one-on-ones at work if their managers are...

77% employees in services sector working virtually: Report

With more and more employers having to consider the remote working model for their workforces, most need to first find out which are the...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...