Tag: Workforce

Tredence to Hire 1000+ in Bangalore, Chennai, Gurugram

Tredence, leading data science and artificial intelligence (AI) engineering company, will add 1,000 technology professionals to its workforce over the next one year, to...

Medikabazaar to double its 600-strong workforce

Medikabazaar, the one-stop B2B platform for medical supplies, has announced that following the strengthening of its executive team, it will focus on expanding its...

Wipro to end WFH starting Sept., give hikes to junior staff

Come September, Wipro hopes to have all its employees working from office. Of course, the implementation of ‘return to office’ will differ from country...

Quick Heal upskills 60% of its workforce annually

Quick Heal Technologies, the Indian cybersecurity software company, works in a very niche market. This makes it difficult for it to acquire 100 per...

Wipro to accelerate hiring, take on 30,000 freshers by 2023

In an endeavour to counter the increasing attrition level at Wipro, the information technology major is planning to hire more freshers, even as demand...

TCS hires 20,000, achieves headcount of 5 lakh

The workforce strength of Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) has managed to cross the five lakh mark, post the hiring of 20,000 people in the...

Apple insists on 3 days in office, staff seek resist

Not long ago, Apple had communicated its return to office policy to its workforce, requiring everyone to come into office thrice a week. However,...

iD Fresh Food to hire 500+, ensure diversity

iD Fresh Food, the fresh food company, is working to expand its workforce in India and abroad. It hopes to ensure more gender diversity...

Buckingham Palace hopes to be more inclusive and diverse

The British Royal Family’s annual financial report reveals that 8.4 per cent of its household staff belong to ethnic minorities. Buckingham Palace is working...

HFDC Bank to hire 500 techies

HDFC Bank, which has been struggling with frequent tech snags for a couple of years now, is now gearing up to do something about...

Special bonus, 75% hike in variable pay, for PwC India staff

After having paid a two-week one-time special bonus to its 15,000-strong workforce in the country in March 2021, PricewaterhouseCoopers India is now giving vouchers...

Exxon to cut 10% of jobs every year

Exxon Mobil Corp., the American multinational oil and gas corporation, will reduce its workforce across offices in the US, by five to 10 per...

Fulcrum Digital to expand team by 750 tech specialists in 2021

Fulcrum Digital Inc. will hire over 750 digital technology experts this year, that is, 100 per cent more than last year. These lateral hires...

Free training for veterans in NSW to make them employable

Veterans in New South Wales (NSW) will soon be trained and educated free of cost as part of a programme to get retired defence...

AVIVA India launches “WAR ROOM” to support their employees

Aviva Life Insurance has created an Aviva War Room - a group of 50 volunteers who track leads for medical supplies in real time,...

SBI posts profits, to give staff 15 days’ pay as PLI

State Bank of India will be paying its employees 15 days of pay as performance-linked incentive. The Indian public-sector bank recently reported an 80.15...

New Power Couple, CHRO & CIO, help sail through the pandemic

With remote work becoming the norm ever since the pandemic struck, organisations have felt an urgent need to completely digitise many work processes. Most...

BigBasket, Grofers on hiring spree

Amidst the second wave of the pandemic in India, more people are relying on online purchase of essentials. Quite naturally, logistics firms and online...

Leegality to hire from across India, double workforce

Leegality, the eSign, eStmap and document workflow platform, has set itself a target of 10x growth in revenue in a year’s time. Anticipating huge...

Pandemic bonding at workplace

Now that we are into the second year of the pandemic, we can only hope for things to go well in the coming year....

HCL to hire 1,000 in Britain

HCL Technologies, is gearing up to expand its 3,500-strong workforce in Britain. It is looking for talent in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI),...

JP Morgan seeks 4,000 techies for India

JP Morgan, the American investment bank and financial services company, has revealed its intention to hire about 4,000 technology professionals, with experience, for its...

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 personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

Dilemmas and decision making – How coaching can help leaders at...

Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

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LinkedIn staff not expected to return to office

As LinkedIn starts to reopen its offices across the globe, depending on the local COVID situation at each location, it is offering immense flexibility...

Tredence to Hire 1000+ in Bangalore, Chennai, Gurugram

Tredence, leading data science and artificial intelligence (AI) engineering company, will add 1,000 technology professionals to its workforce over the next one year, to...

What’s with tech firms luring talent with luxury gifts?

Imagine receiving super bikes, cool gadgets and luxury vacations on joining an organisation. A dream come true? Well, for new joinees at BharatPe, it...

Flipkart ramps up PWD hiring at its new delivery hub

As part of the diversity and inclusion initiative, Flipkart has added 50 people with disabilities to its team. The e-commerce company has recently opened...

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...