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Time for the future workforce to reskill, upskill and outskill

With time moving forward and newer technologies coming in, changes in skills become a necessity for the organisations. Given the rapid changes in the...

Simplilearn, AICTE to partner, provide technology education

Simplilearn, the global online skilling programmes provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for...

68% employers encouraged workforce to upskill: TimesJobs Survey

With India Inc. going digital overnight to ensure business continuity, a TimesJobs survey reveals that a significant 68 per cent of human resources managers...

Hindustan Unilever aims to reskill, upskill staff over next 5 years

Hindustan Unilever (HUL) is gearing up to ensure that its staff members become future-ready, by reskilling or upskilling them in the next five years....

Budget 2021: What HR wants

A new year is here and along with it comes the season of the Budget. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget...

Whose responsibility is it to upskill gig workers?

Skillgaps, upskilling and reskilling are some of the jargons that dominated this year, especially because a pandemic has thrown all set rules and procedures...

Randstad Skilling Academy launched by NIIT and Randstad India

National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), a global skills and talent development company, has partnered with Randstad India, a leading HR-service platform to launch...

Sun Life ASCI accelerates D&I agenda with women-centric initiatives

Sun Life Asia Service Centre India (ASCI), which is the global in-house centre (GIC) of Sun Life Financial, has a 1900-strong workforce, of which...

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....

Adosphere upskills 1.20 lakh government teachers through Workplace from Facebook

Adosphere, a leading digital transformation expert, has announced the successful execution of a groundbreaking community and collaboration building project for training and curriculum support...

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...

Upskilling is fundamental for employee growth: Ronnie Screwvala, Founder, Swades Foundation

Swades Foundation is certified as a Great Place to Work for the period August 2020 to July 2021, as a result of their initiatives...

‘Weekend curfew’ and ‘gratitude holiday’ for OYO employees

OYO Hotels & Homes has announced several initiatives to ensure the health, wellbeing and work-life balance of its employees, as it gears up to...

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...

NCDEX goes for ‘relevant upskilling’ during lockdown

Employees at the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) are regularly attending in-house learning sessions, through webinars on agricultural economy, product knowledge and other...

Why ‘upskilling’ is such a ‘faff’ during lockdown?

The lockdown due to coronavirus has given us quite a few ‘jargons’, and one of them is ‘upskilling’. It is common for pundits to...

Udemy to launch corporate learning solution in India

Online learning platform, Udemy, has revealed its intention to launch its corporate learning solution, Udemy for Business, in India. This subscription-based offering comprises 3,500...

Why developing cross-functional skills is a must

In today’s era, career growth is no longer linear. Even while upskilling oneself, a vertical approach within a single job function will not ensure...

Time to up your game: Use digital learning to upskill your...

Today’s ‘new skills economy’ is placing a whole new set of demands on organisations, as far as talent management is concerned. With jobs increasingly...

How apprenticeships bridge the knowing-doing gap

In the highly acclaimed Harvard Business School Press book, The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action, authors Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert...

Dynamic blueprint for learning at Future Generali India Life Insurance

Driving innovation is imperative to any organisation looking for growth. Recognising this, Future Generali India Life Insurance or FGILI has designed unique programmes to...

Nanolearning – changing the paradigms

Air, water, food and learning are the essential elements, in the same order, that support life on Earth. Learning is an intrinsic machine fitted...

NSDC and Renault-Nissan Alliance collaborate in India

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Renault-Nissan Alliance India have collaborated to provide training to the workers of the latter on future technologies, at...

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

Busyness to Business

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...

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Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...

100% placement at XLRI, avg. salary rises to Rs 25 lakh

XLRI Xavier School of Management has successfully placed all the outgoing students of batch 2019-21. In two days’ time, all 358 candidates of the...

Has crisis given rise to the need for cross-functional learning?

When the lockdown was announced, people and organisations had no clue as to what hit them. The sudden crisis changed everything overnight. All signs...

From Bengaluru to Srinagar, fake jobs rackets on the rise across India

In Srinagar, a fake job racket was busted when five people including two constables of the Railway Protection Force were arrested for duping people...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...