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Are hackathons effective as a recruitment tool?

Today, organisations have increasingly begun embracing new-age recruitment tools to source talent. A hackathon is one such tool that several players, particularly in the...

What it takes for HR to lead automation and digitalisation in...

When it comes to driving automation and digitalisation in an organisation, the HR plays a pivotal role in the whole process. Since automation is...

Is there a solution for last-minute dropouts?

A tweet by Prashant Pitti, co-founder, EaseMyTrip.Com, has grabbed eyeballs on social media. It has triggered off a debate over hiring malpractices. Pitti’s tweet referred...

How longer notice periods are backfiring for IT companies

Renuka, who has just started her career as a programmer with two years of experience, has put in her papers at her current job....

How businesses pay their critical talent for their ‘value’

In any organisation, there will always be some set of skills, certain roles or talent that are more valued than others. This is because,...

How ‘open talent model’ seeks to change the ways of working...

Hybrid and remote working models have certainly changed the way organisations operate post pandemic. Surely, these two models have made it easier for employees...

Who is a Consequential leader?

The definition of leadership, and what the role is meant to be, has been in flux ever since the pandemic. With the drastically-altered business...

Pros and cons of on-demand learning

On-demand learning (ODL) is a strategy that helps employees access knowledge anywhere, anytime. While the concept isn’t new, it has gained more importance in...

Do people want only financial benefits after the pandemic?

The coronavirus pandemic was hard on the working class. Not only did it render many unemployed, it nearly ate into their savings. With the...

Has Omicron disrupted India Inc’s workspace again?

Looks like the COVID-19 virus and its n number of mutations will ruin our transition into the New Year yet again. The Omicron variant...

How the workplace culture has transformed over the last two years

The culture of a workplace comprises the shared values, belief systems, attitudes and behaviours that employees in a workplace share. A positive work culture is...

Why talent from small town india is more stable

All big Indian and multinational giants have their presence in tier 1 cities and the metros. Naturally, the job opportunities in these locations are...

Why is the world divided on work from home?

With the big giants in the IT sector, including TCS, Wipro and Infosys, already starting to bring back their workforces to the office in...

As the pandemic drama unfolds, the spotlight is on HR

The role of an HR professional has traditionally been a supportive one, like that of a personnel officer, handling administrative and backend activities. In...

Extroverts, the real victims of remote working: how are they coping?

If humans are social animals, extroverts are the torchbearers. In any organisation, the extroverts are the ones who draw from the energy around them...

Some companies ask employees to go ‘slow’ even at the cost...

The year 2020 was a nightmare for everyone. People want no memories of it. They were happy to bid farewell to it. All hopes...

Has pandemic curbed the sycophants?

It is still debatable whether or not such individuals are significant to an organisation, but sycophants are found in every organisation and in every...

Will managers lose ‘relevance’ in the new normal?

The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown have been great disruptors. While some disruptions have been really damaging, others have been for the good....

Uniphore to hire 100 employees in Bengaluru

The speech recognition solutions company with offices in the Philippines and UAE, has 80 employees spread across all locations. 

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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CFO highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies

The chief technical officer (CTO) is the second highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies. So, who earns more than a CTO? It is...

Oman’s labour ministry takes action against private sector company

The Ministry of Labour, through its subsidiary the Directorate General of Labour in Al-Dhahirah Governorate, has taken decisive action against a private sector company...

3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

UAE firms enroled their employees in job loss insurance scheme

A job loss insurance scheme took effect on January 1, 2023 in the UAE, and many companies have registered their employees for it. The...

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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...