Tag: upskilling

The great divide: How to bridge corporate India’s skills gap with...

In today’s dynamic corporate landscape, upskilling and reskilling employees is one of the key ways for organisations to build competitive advantage. In this article,...

Upskilling allows internal talent to fill 80% open roles at GE...

Reskilling or upskilling employees in order to ensure maximum productivity is a practice that many organisations follow to improve their attrition rates. Pramath Nath,...

Top 5 Indian IT firms will add 96,000 jobs, clarifies Nasscom

The National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) has clarified that the Indian IT-BPM sector will continue to be a net hirer in...

Scaler to spend Rs 1 cr. to empower, upskill women techies

Edtech startup, Scaler, has announced the launch of Scaler Include, a programme aimed at enhancing female participation in India’s tech workforce. The programme offers...

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...

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

Make mental health a part of your return-to-work plan

While people typically tend to resent change, the past year and a half has been fraught with changes and challenges, which were unavoidable. We...

Competing with Self

Job seekers can stay in Germany for 6 months to hunt...

The job-seeker visa for the Country is a long-term residency permit, which allows applicants six months to hunt for a job, and grants them...

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Unrest amongst Apple workforce?

Of late, many accounts of harassment, pay disparity, sexual and verbal abuse, retaliation and discrimination have come to the fore at Apple, along with...

How Jindal Stainless is leveraging tech to achieve its learning goals

Jindal Stainless (JSL), a big name in the steel-manufacturing industry of India, is revamping its learning function to prepare its workforce for the coming...

Corporates handed out 8% hike in 2021, more to come in 2022: Survey

The second phase of the Deloitte’s Workforce and Increment Trends survey 2021 reveals that corporates in India are expecting to hike the salary of...

HMT cannot evict employees, Punjab and Haryana HC issues restraining order

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a restraining order to Hindustan Machine Tools (HMT) preventing the Company from evicting its employees living in...

DIALOGUE

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

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...