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Average salary of Rs 22.35 lakh offered at XLRI placements

The XLRI School of Business and Human Resources has concluded its summer internship placements, with the first batch of 2016–18 comprising 361 students achieving...

XLRI launches virtual interactive learning programme in business management and HRM

The one-year programme also includes a five-day campus stay.

Admissions open to XLRI’s EDHRM (2018-19) programme for working executives

Managers with five years of full time experience are eligible for the course.

Remembering Fr. Maggie of XLRI

Father ED McGrath, former director XLRI passed on to eternity on August 4, 2017. 

Obituary: Fr. McGrath – a Guru, Philosopher and Guide

Fr. Edward Hugh McGrath, SJ, one of the founding fathers of XLRI, is no more. He passed away on August 4 after prolonged illness. He was 95 years old. He came to India in 1949 when he was 26. He was born in New York to Dr John F McGrath and Lillian McGrath on January 7, 1923. At 36, Fr McGrath became the second director of XLRI in 1959. XLRI was born to strengthen industrial India, and bring in ethical management practices strengthening both the  trade unions and personnel managers. He held the position till 1962 and had his second stint as the director between 1981 and 1982. He conducted several courses for management and trade union groups at XLRI. During the 60s, XLRI, under his leadership, started offering courses for unions in collaboration with the steel unions at the Steel Worker College.

In 1987 Fr McGrath moved to the Human Life Centre in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, and took over as director there. He developed vocational training courses, such as written and spoken English, computer operating, tailoring, and carpentry among others.

XLRI to offer general management executive course in Mumbai now

Registrations for the weekend classes—to be held at XIMR, St. Xavier’s College Campus, Mumbai—are open till August 31

Median package of Rs 19 lakh per annum for XLRI graduates...

Out of the 359 pass-outs, 121 have received a pre-placement offer in a recently concluded placement drive.

THC 2.0: Who holds the reins to people happiness?

A panel of senior members from the industry – Rajesh Padmanabhan, Rani Desai, ES Srinivas, Sandip Ghose, Mahalakshmi R and Kamal Karanth – with diverse experience and expertise opine on what happiness means in the current times and how organisations can facilitate the same.  

Capgemini India ropes in IBM’s Anil Jalali as CHRO

Jalali’s predecessor, BL Narayan, has moved on as head of solutions & sales support for the company’s Business Services strategic business unit.

Prabir Jha gets an extended portfolio at Cipla

In addition to leading human resources, corporate communications and administration for the firm, globally, he will now also look after legal and corporate affairs.

InsideView appoints Revathy Reddy as HR director, for India operations

Reddy will be responsible for innovative HR systems and processes, delivering strategies and providing overall leadership to the HR function.

BEML elevates HR director Hota as CMD

Hota is an economics graduate from St. Stephens, New Delhi, who also holds an MBA in human resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Genpact appoints Meena Wilson as head of women’s leadership programme

The Genpact Centre for Women’s Leadership (GCWL) is an  industry-academia partnership— combining the power of research with industry best practices — to empower women, make them leaders and drive gender-inclusive growth. 

XLRI gets a new campus

It is designed to provide ample space to study, relax, interact,  innovate and engage in lively discussions.

Ashok Ramachandran to join Aditya Birla Group as group executive president...

The move comes after his successful stint, with Vodafone India, of over six years.

Madhavi Lall takes over as HR head, Deutsche Bank India

With more than 25 years of experience in the field of human resources, Lall is fully equipped to understand the needs of the industry. 

XLRI Jamshedpur collaborates with HGEIL to launch new postgraduate programmes

With a huge online presence, the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning Platform has helped more than 25,000 students move up the career ladder within their organisations.

Geetika Mehta appointed as director, human resources at Urban Ladder

The company plans to triple its headcount in the next one year...

XLRI hosts its 7th National HR Conference

New directions and trends in HR discussed in the presence of industry leaders...

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