Tag: UpGrad

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.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Wayfair to sack 5% of its workforce

Wayfair has announced plans to lay off 1,000 employees in an effort to cut operational cost. The decision comes after the online furniture retailer...

Whom to hire? Employees laid off from Google, Amazon, Microsoft or Meta?

The series of layoffs that have swept across large technology companies, such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Meta, have created an abundance of talent...

Ford, Gemini, Innovaccer, and Inmobi lay off employees

Gemini Gemini, a US-based crypto exchange, announced that it will  let go of 10 per cent of its employees. The reason given for the layoffs...

Zomato announces openings for 800 people across 5 roles

Zomato's founder, Deepinder Goyal, announced in a LinkedIn post that the company is planning to hire 800 people for various positions including engineers, product...

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“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...