Tag: Workforce

56% of salaried women exited the workforce in India in a...

Whatever the employment arrangement may be, women have always been more disadvantaged than men in the Indian workforce. According to the State of Working...

Disgruntled staff of Basecamp jump ship, along with seniors

Basecamp, the American productivity software company, saw about a third of its workforce putting in their papers. Even some senior employees resigned in protest...

Borosil announces huge compensation for families of staff who died of...

Borosil and Borosil Renewables have gone out of their way to announce an extraordinary compensation for the families of those employees who lose their...

Amazon to hike hourly wages by up to $3, step up...

The online shopping giant, which already pays new hires at least $15 an hour, said it will start increasing pay between 50 cents an...

79% employees feel indifferent superiors affect mental health at work

While most employees blame leadership for the mental health issues that emerge at the workplace, the employers choose to underplay the role of leadership....

Payroll addition figures for February at a 3-month low: EPFO data

The provisional data from the Employee Provident Fund shows that people who joined the formal workforce in February was the lowest in last three...

Cognizant launches ‘returnship’ programme for tech pros on career break

Cognizant Technology Solutions has decided to do its bit to help techies who have taken a break — due to various reasons or family...

How PNB MetLife’s workforce is coping with the virtual model

Out of the total of 107 branches in the country, PNB MetLife has managed to open close to 89 branches till now. However, not everyone...

How PepsiCo India has been re-strategising its workforce since the pandemic

People across the globe are yearning for the year 2020 to end fast, with the hope that the dreadful pandemic will get over by...

FarEye expands workforce by over 12% during lockdown

FarEye, the logistics SaaS platform for predictive visibility, has expanded its team by more than 12 per cent, by hiring remotely during the lockdown....

BNY Mellon to expand workforce in India by 10%

American bank, BNY Mellon, is gearing to expand its existing workforce of 13,000 in India, by 10 per cent. The Bank will be hiring...

Fujifilm India to expand workforce in Bengaluru

Fujifilm India will soon be hiring more people to increase its workforce in Bangalore by 30 per cent. In line with this objective, it...

The changing face of the workforce

Apprenticeships have played a vital role in recent years by simplifying staff training and HR operations. Staff training has always been a challenge for...

E&Y scales up hiring to establish largest workforce outside US

In a bid to increase its workforce strength, consultancy firm, Ernst and Young (E&Y), has decided to hire a total of 23,000 professionals by...

Ola to hire 150 from college campuses this year

Ride-hailing company, Ola, plans to recruit at least one third of its workforce from college campuses. It will be hiring about 150 freshers from...

Women form 37% of leadership and 29.2% of workforce at Microsoft

According to Microsoft’s Diversity and Inclusion Report 2019, 29.2 per cent of its global workforce comprises women. The figure has increased by 1.2 percentage...

T-Systems will hire 3,500 in India by 2022

T-Systems ICT India, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of T-Systems International (subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom Group) recently revealed its intention to recruit more than...

Over 1 lakh women in Cognizant workforce, globally

American information technology company, Cognizant, has a 2.88 lakh strong workforce globally, of which one lakh are women, that is, 34 per cent. The...

Essential skills for students entering the workforce

It is the financial statement of an organisation that projects its advancements, and therefore, accountancy and finance are crucial drivers of any business. However,...

Are skills training centres of excellence up to the Job?

We continue from Part I – Are Industrial Training Institutes Up to The Job? where we examined the quality of technical and vocational education (TVET) provided...

Visionet Systems India to hire 800 professionals

Visionet Systems India (VSPL), the American technology solutions and business process management company, will increase its workforce strength in the country to 2500 by...

Why employees are wary of learning and development programmes

If you search for ‘learning and development’ on Google, you will see hundreds of articles emphasising the importance of training and development in the...

Are remote workers more productive than in-house employees?

Five years ago, the viability of working remotely was the hottest topic of discussion. A lot of questions revolved around whether working from home...

Income of workforce is linked to their height

According to a World Bank report, two?thirds of India’s current workforce was stunted in childhood and that's affecting their income.

Uberisation of workforce: the way forward?

With millennials entering the scene, gig economy is being embraced by companies, small and big.

21% of India’s workforce to face job threat by 2022

Training and reskilling are immediately required to fulfill the demands of the changing work environment.

Cognizant to trim workforce by five per cent

In an endeavour to shift its focus from traditional IT services to digital, the company plans to trim its workforce

Five ways a hybrid cloud solution optimises the workforce

With workers demanding more flexibility and choice, organisations face a challenge in managing and supporting such a free-spirited and dynamic workforce. 

How Himalaya keeps its workforce up and running

Caring and Reaching out to Employees (CARE) is the initiative, which the Company is using to ensure the wellbeing of both its people and their families.

Incedo to expand its workforce by 3,500 in India and US

The firm is targeting to expand by the end of 2018, owing to the growing need for data and analytics services.

Corporate lessons from the world of cinema

A few well-known movies viewed from a corporate lens to bring forth what they have in offer for the HR enthusiasts.

Creative makeover of workplaces

Chairs in offices are giving way to quirky bean bags or couches, and swanky coffee tables are replacing the boring study/work desks. Even the conference rooms are getting more playful, be it with the furniture, the décor or the entire setup itself.

SpiceJet to strengthen its workforce with pilots and cabin crew

Ajay Singh, co-founder of SpiceJet is to infuse about Rs 1,000 crore in the airline by mid-May. With Rs 550 crore already pumped in after he took over earlier this year, the funds are expected to be used for expansion purposes.

Whose duty is to create happy and engaged employees?

In our developing and changing world, one of the most popular concepts of today is undoubtedly employee engagement. Along with the numerical increase and...

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...

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Stressed out docs, medical workers across India seek better treatment, pay

Even amidst the second wave of the pandemic, frontline workers, especially those associated with the medical field and the medical fraternity seem to be...

SpiceJet defers 50% of April salary for staff

SpiceJet has deferred up to 50 per cent of the salary of a major part of its workforce, for the month of April, affecting...

RepIndia announces 4-day mental health break for its employees

RepIndia, a marketing agency with offices in Mumbai and Delhi, has allowed its employees to take a four day mental health break this month,...

Google is redesigning its workplaces for hybrid working

Google employees may soon enter their offices to find ‘team pods’ instead of the usual desks and meeting rooms. Since the future of work...

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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...