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upGrad records 55,000 placements in FY24

Fresh off a successful fiscal year, upGrad, a learning platform, capped off FY24 with considerable growth in annual placements and transitions, reaching a record...

upGrad sets up offline hubs to boost online growth

upGrad, an online learning platform, is expanding its reach with 100 offline ‘Connect and Counselling’ centres and ‘Learning Centres’ across India. This strategic move...

upGrad appoints Govind Kumar to lead working professionals (B2C) segment

upGrad, one of Asia's largest integrated learning, skilling, and workforce development majors announced the appointment of Govind Kumar as president - working professionals (B2C)...

Research and Ranking gets Upgrad’s Sanjeev Jha as head-HR

Research & Ranking, research-driven equity advisory brand, announced the appointment of Sanjeev Jha as its new head-human resources. In his new role, Jha will...

upGrad owned Harappa lays off 30% of its workforce

A leading skill-based learning platform, Harappa Education, has reportedly laid off 30 per cent of its workforce. As per a report by Business Today,...

Online higher education platform upGrad to downsize?

Upgrad may let go of hundreds of its employees in the days to come, reported IANS. If the source is to be believed, people aware...

Opportunities for 1000 PhDs at upGrad

upGrad, the higher education company, is all set to launch 10 new campuses globally, with three in the US alone. The Company is on...

upGrad appoints Saurabh Deep Singla as CHRO

upGrad, the edtech major has appointed Saurabh Deep Singla as the chief human resource officer (CHRO), with effect from 13 July. Singla moves from...

Upgrad to expand team by 3,000 in 3 months, to get...

Just when there has been a string of layoffs in the edtech space, Upgrad has revealed its intention to expand its 4,000-strong team by...

Swati Topno is director – HR, upGrad KnowledgeHut

upGrad KnowledgeHut, Bangalore-based technology skilling provider, which is part of Asian higher edtech major, upGrad, has appointed Swati Topno as director of human resources. Topno...

InfoEdge acquires HR startup, DoSelect

InfoEdge, that has invested in Zomato and Policybazaar and also backed the parent companies of Naukri.com and Jeevansathi.com, has gone ahead and acquired DoSelect,...

‘upGrad for Business’ to upskill 1 lakh women in data &...

upGrad for Business, the B2B arm of the South Asian higher edtech company, upGrad, will soon collaborate with corporates to train more than one...

upGrad strengthens foothold in North America, appoints Karan Raturi as GM

New Delhi, March 18th 2021: upGrad, India's largest online higher education company, today announced the appointment of Karan Raturi as the General Manager for...

TVS, upGrad, Sify to provide free COVID-19 vaccination to all employees

TVS Motor Company, the two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturer globally, and upGrad, the edutech company, have announced free COVID-19 vaccination for all employees and their...

upGrad organises guiding sessions for women employees

To celebrate International Women’s Day, upGrad, the Indian higher edtech firm, is organising virtual sessions for its women employees as well as the wives,...

Is it fair to force employees to relocate?

Relocating an employee to another place or office is nothing new. Many organisations rotate their employees across their many locations. It’s a good move...

upGrad partners with Loyola Inst. for HR, AI, ML courses

upGrad, the Indian higher edtech company is expanding its online programme portfolio. It has partnered with Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) to train...

upGrad introduces flexibility, grants ESOPs

upGrad, the online education firm, has decided to reward its employees for its success in the year 2020, by granting ESOPs or employee stock...

Over half million learners to benefit from upGrad’s acquisition of Rekrut...

Indian higher-education startup, upGrad, acquired Mumbai-based recruitment and staffing solutions company, Rekrut India. This move is hoped to broaden the former’s placement opportunities and...

upGrad’s online courses will now be available on the BookMyShow platform

upGrad, the Indian online higher education company, has tied up with BookMyShow, the entertainment platform, to enable users to choose any of their preferred...

upGrad appoints Preeti Kaul as president-HR

eLearning company, upGrad brings on board Preeti Kaul as president of human resources. She will be based out of the online higher education company's...

Adfactors PR plans to train 600 employees in digital marketing and...

Many organisations today are trying to build future capabilities in their employees, and the public relations (PR) space is no different. Adfactors PR has...

IIITB and UpGrad launch software engineering programme to reskill workforce

Reskilling to ensure relevance in a changing industry, is the answer to the layoffs in the IT sector.

Genpact & UpGrad to fill talent gap in data analytics

Together, they will provide an innovative postgraduate diploma data analytics programme for working professionals.

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...

Why did Microsoft’s director-L&D lose his job?

Why does Jeff Bogdan’s status on LinkedIn say ‘#OpenToWork’? Well, Bogdan who was the director of learning and development (L&D) at Microsoft, has been...

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Toshiba to let go 5000 in Japan

Toshiba is contemplating a significant downsizing of its workforce in Japan, eyeing a reduction of about 5,000 positions. The move is said to affect...

Special casual leave granted to J&K division employees

The general administration department of Jammu and Kashmir, has issued a notification approving three days of special casual leave for employees of the Jammu...

Navendu Shekhar named head HR at India Today

After serving as director-HR (business, strategy and corporate functions) at Cashree Payments for well over two and a half years, Navendu Shekhar has joined...

Remote work for UAE government staff today due to heavy rains, hailstorms

Government employees in the UAE have been ordered to work remotely on 16 April, 2024. Private-sector organisations have been told to take necessary precautions...

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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...

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