Tag: Workforce

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.



Developing internal talent for critical roles: Challenges and solutions

Several research reports in the last two years have harped on the need for critical talent and at the same time, how this need...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


How can employees be engaged from their very 1st day at work?

Who said only the new entrants are worried about creating a good impression on the first day at work? Their employers are equally focussed...

How to keep the creative workforce engaged

As an employer, you deal with all kinds of employees— some slow, others energetic, some smart, and yet others dim witted. However, you will...

Compassionate leadership and employee engagement

We all know that leaders have the ability to make or break an organisation. We also know that leaders need to possess certain qualities...


Is attrition a boon in disguise?

Looking at the common mindset of people, attrition is a word which has always carried a negative connotation. When you hear about a company...

Mind Your Fleet gets Debjani Roy as CHRO

Mind Your Fleet a Indian start-up for car rental services has appointed Debjani Roy as their new CHRO. In her new role, Roy would...

How can employees be engaged from their very 1st day at work?

Who said only the new entrants are worried about creating a good impression on the first day at work? Their employers are equally focussed...

Motilal Oswal announces Motilal Oswal Group SIP feature

To inculcate a culture and discipline of regular investing in equity instruments for wealth creation over long term, the Motilal Oswal Group has announced...



“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...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...

“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...