Tag: World Economic Forum

TCS, Infosys join alliance against racism at work

The founding members include 48 organisations representing 13 industries, with more than 5.5 million employees worldwide and headquarters in three continents Infosys and Tata Consultancy...

85 mn jobs will be lost, 97 mn created by 2025

While it is true that the increased use of machines will do away with 85 million jobs in the next five years, it is...

HR of the future has to adopt robotics and accelerate technology

An analysis by Forbes and the World Economic Forum reveals that the future workplace, especially the human resources department, will have to focus on...

Time for women to lead organisations

Women leaders should be the norm rather than the exception.

Why India is at the bottom of Human Capital Index?

According to Human Capital Report released by World Economic Forum 2016, on June 28, India ranks at the top of the bottom quartile of the Index – 105 of 130 countries. 

Major job-market transformation in five years: World Economic Forum

New skillsets will be required to thrive in the new landscape, attributed to new fields, such as artificial intelligence, machine-learning, robotics, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, genetics and biotechnology.

The world is heading towards a major job and talent crisis:WEF

There are currently over 200 million jobless people across the globe.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Snapchat plans jobs cuts

Snapchat, the multimedia instant messaging app and service, is reportedly gearing up to reduce headcount. Its parent company, Snap reported losses of almost $10...

Only 3.5% joblessness in the US, 5.28 lakh jobs added in July

While recession has not set in yet, it may not be too far away either feel some experts. At a time when economists were...

Office politics is not always bad

The term ‘office politics’ is always associated with negativity. Not surprising, since it usually refers to incidents involving one person trying to hurt or...

Amazon India’s DSP programme to be truly diverse

Amazon will offer a special grant to enable aspiring entrepreneurs from under-represented communities to join its Delivery Service Partner (DSP) programme in India. This ‘diversity’...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...