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Usha Dantu joins IntSights as global head-HR

IntSights, a growing cybersecurity startup, has appointed Usha Dantu as its global head of HR. Dantu has moved to New York City to take...

Wipro CEO’s salary rises 41% in 2018-19

Abidali Z Neemuchwala, chief executive officer (CEO), Wipro, has witnessed a 41 per cent increase in salary, with the Company reporting a 37.74 per...

Wipro IT employees receive salary hike but factory workers still waiting

After Rishad Premji taking over the reins of Wipro from his father, Azim Premji, the Company has announced a high single-digit average salary hike...

Affle appoints Major Sonam Bakshi as chief human resource officer

Affle India, the global technology company and consumer intelligence-driven mobile marketing platform, has appointed Major Sonam Bakshi as its chief human resource officer. Bakshi,...

HCL acquihires 2000 IBM employees

It is common for acquisitions to generally render many people jobless. However, the IBM – HCL deal was of a different kind. In December...

Wipro’s systems breached, employee data hacked

Indian IT services company, Wipro, recently sensed some abnormal activity in a few employee accounts on its network, owing to an advanced phishing campaign....

Rajesh Sahay: It’s all about discipline, integrity and humility

Rajesh Sahay, present VP and head-HR, Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting, began his career in 1990 with the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). Having...

FITE forms state-level tri-partite committee to address IT employees’ issues

The Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE), Maharashtra recently met with Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangikar and other senior officials to discuss various...

Wipro increases campus hiring in India and local hiring in the...

Wipro, the Indian IT services company, will be concentrating on hiring more locals in the US, Europe and Australia. It has decided to increase...

Wipro announces bonus to retain junior employees

In an attempt to stop fresh talent — recruited from campuses— from leaving the Company, Wipro has decided to offer a one-time bonus to...

Highest recruitment by top five IT companies since 2015

India’s top five IT companies witnessed the most extraordinary hiring figures ever in the quarter ending September. In fact, the hiring figures were the...

Wipro’s new business line will offer complete HR solutions

Wipro’s business process outsourcing (BPO) services division will now have an additional business line, which will offer end-to-end human resource (HR) solutions and services. The...

Wipro partners with cloud-based HR firm Alight Solutions

FCM Consulting has facilitated the transaction.

Many Wiproites under scanner for low performance

Employees have been asked to have an open discussion with their supervisor and HR manager on how they can grow and contribute going forward. Many employees have told HRKatha that they have been asked by HR to either improve or lookout.

Former American employee accuses Wipro of discrimination

Rex Trewin has demanded a jury trial following a series of issues that affected his employment and contributed to his termination.

Chris Barbin appointed global culture officer at Wipro

Barbin will report to the CHRO and work with Wipro’s executive team, its Board of Directors, and a small, dedicated team of change agents to evolve and advance the worker experience at the Company. 

A ‘two pizza team’: How does it benefit businesses?

The two-pizza team rule states that a team should only include as many people as two pizzas can feed.

Rising voices of techie-unions now seem inevitable

Large-scale white-collar displacement at middle and senior levels is a relatively new phenomenon in the Indian business environment, which both employees and employers are ill equipped to handle. This will certainly increase the chances of unions playing a more dominant role.

Is IT losing its sheen as favourite employer?

With dipping revenues, falling hiring numbers and the kind of talent sought by IT industry undergoing a massive change, what will keep the charm intact? 

Tata Steel and Wipro only two Indian companies amongst world’s 124...

The 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies list honours 124 companies spanning five continents, 19 countries and 52 industry sectors.

Wipro’s chief learning officer, Abhijit Bhaduri calls it quits

Although he will still continue to be involved with Wipro as an advisor, he plans to extend his expertise as an advisor and leadership coach to several other companies.

How the war for talent has moved to non-technical jobs?

Abhijit Bhaduri, chief learning officer, Wipro, in a conversation with George Anders, popular American business journalist and author of four books, on why a qualification in liberal arts is gaining importance in the corporate world, especially in IT companies.

NASSCOM ranks TCS as the top IT industry employer

The survey is based on the FTE headcount of firms with IT-BPM operations in India, as reported to NASSCOM.

Pokemon Go: Five lessons for the corporate

The globally popular game, based on augmented reality, has some important lessons for organisations too.

Google, Apple, RBI, FB, SBI: Preferred destination for business students

Among other Indian companies, Infosys, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Air India, Flipkart, Wipro, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, ONGC, L&T, Mahindra & Mahindra, Aditya Birla Group, Indian Oil, BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), Snapdeal, HCL and NPTC also feature in the list.

Bajaj Finserv appoints Anupam Sirbhaiya as Head – Group Learning Academy

Sirbhaiya comes with a diverse industry experience of over 22 years in both HR and marketing and a domain expertise in leading business strategy aligned learning interventions.

How ‘design thinking’ can be an effective tool for human resources

Design thinking draws upon logic, imagination, intuition, and systemic reasoning, to explore possibilities of what could be, and to create desired outcomes that benefit the end user,  be it the customer or the employee.

New Year Special: The Learning Zodiac: 2016

As the new year starts knocking on the door, there will be predictions galore. So, here is what Abhijit Bhaduri thinks could be the future of learning for each sun sign. Pun Intended, just read and enjoy!

Purushotam Savlani appointed India MD at First Advantage

Savlani steps in for Navin Chugh, who has moved on to a new global role as the executive vice president, strategic global sales.

Mahindra, TCS, Vedanta & Firstsource win top honours at L&OD Roundtable...

The entries were independently evaluated by an esteemed jury comprising thought leaders, management consultants and academicians.

Realising the potential of a new-age workforce

The panel shared their respective companies’ take on enhancing the potential of their workforce.

Who is the right CHRO?

In the last one week, three of India’s largest corporate houses have appointed a non-HR executive to lead the human resources function. What works best — a non-functionally trained CHRO or a functionally trained HR leader? The debate is on. 

Wipro organises virtual hackathon for its employees

Over 250 team of Wipro employees from across the globe collaborated remotely with their teammates to design and develop apps for multiple platforms and languages.

Boomerang Employees: What’s in it?

Corporates today are more than willing to get back their former employees, who, in turn, are happy to rejoin. So, why is it that companies are willing to take back those who left for greener pastures?

How ‘BYOD’ has redefined the work environment

Although organisations are welcoming new practices, such as BYOD ( bring your own device), there are also new challenges to be faced.

Tata Power, Tata Steel and Wipro high on ‘Ethics Quotient’

Every year, Ethisphere compiles a list of the top ethical companies of the world from across five continents.

Why are enterprise social networks ineffective?

Employees must be able to fearlessly criticise any policy or view without being censured or admonished.

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Google clearly spells out employees’ rights

According to a settlement with the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB), Google has been required to post a list of employees’ rights. Most of...

The big bank merger: Why are employees afraid?

Last month, when the finance minister announced the big bank merger it caused quite an upheaval in the banking sector, especially among the employees....

Yamaha reinforces ‘One Yamaha’ concept by signing 3-year wage agreement

India Yamaha Motor (IYM), the two-wheeler manufacturer, recently entered into a three-year wage settlement agreement with the workers of its Chennai factory, reinforcing its...

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