Gen Y

Loyola Institute introduces insurance management programme

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 19 January 2017

Aimed at producing industry-ready professionals, the programme will be spearheaded by senior leaders from the insurance industry, providing students a real-time learning experience.

University of Chicago partners with India’s telecom sector for skilling

University of Chicago partners with India’s telecom sector for skilling

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 30 December 2016

The University of Chicago and the Telecom Sector Skill Council of India (TSSC) have recently signed an agreement for capacity building.

Indian agriculture adopts corporate hiring techniques

Indian agriculture adopts corporate hiring techniques

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Tuesday, 27 December 2016

The Indian agri-sector is fast adopting corporate business practices; the talent needs of the industry are also evolving.

Tata AIG partners with Manipal Global Education Services for readying talent

Tata AIG partners with Manipal Global Education Services for readying talent

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 27 December 2016

The aim of the General Insurance Training Programme is to mould officers of high calibre in the field of general insurance and create a productive workforce

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Who would you prefer to hire – MBAs with global aspirations or respect seekers?

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 23 December 2016

A significant 29 per cent of Indian MBAs have global aspirations, while Chinese and Americans want to stay home.

Why Google’s tricky interviews are hard nuts

Why Google’s tricky interviews are hard nuts

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 09 November 2016

Pierre Gauthier, a computer engineer who set up his own tech company 18 years ago, applied for the role of director of engineering at Google and was rejected.

LinkedIn and Ministry of HRD come together to create more jobs

LinkedIn and Ministry of HRD come together to create more jobs

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 04 November 2016

The MoU signed by the two will ensure that all colleges affiliated with AICTE will adopt LinkedIn Placements.

SAP IMPACT – a career launchpad for MBA graduates

SAP IMPACT – a career launchpad for MBA graduates

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 21 October 2016

The year-long programme is designed to attract students from the world’s leading universities.

Future Group’s Ground Zero attracts young talent early on

Future Group’s Ground Zero attracts young talent early on

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 07 October 2016

The campus contest saw 5,271 young minds in 520 teams from 15 B-Schools across India, come together to predict and design the future of retail.

A job that grows with automation

A job that grows with automation

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 29 August 2016

Data Analytics as a career is growing in importance with each passing day.  The demand–supply gap of talent in the field remains a huge concern. This is what, where, how one can make it.

HCL TalentCare’s Young Graduate Programme for Banking targets 1000 colleges

HCL TalentCare’s Young Graduate Programme for Banking targets 1000 colleges

| | Thursday, 28 July 2016

In 2016, the total number of banking jobs is expected to grow by 20–25 per cent and there will be around three million new banking jobs in 2017. 

JLL and NMIMS to create specialised talent for real estate

JLL and NMIMS to create specialised talent for real estate

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 28 July 2016

The course will be co-designed and integrated into the five-year MBA (Tech.) programme at MPSTME, the Technology Management School of NMIMS.

Things to do after - ‘You Are Fired!’

Things to do after - ‘You Are Fired!’

Puneet Dhingra | Aurangabad | Tuesday, 26 July 2016

So what, if you are fired? Don’t fret. This is the best time to explore other opportunities or even alternative careers.

Samsung, Amazon and Accenture among top employers of mobile talent in India

Samsung, Amazon and Accenture among top employers of mobile talent in India

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 26 May 2016

Mobile developers in e-commerce firms enjoy twice the salary and monetary benefits in comparison to their counterparts in the IT services and software companies across the nation.

Performance appraisal biases – one should avoid

Performance appraisal biases – one should avoid

Archana Kelkar | Pune | Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Here are some strategies employed or measures taken by reviewees, to which the managers often fall prey and end up forming biased notions.

Probable sought-after careers of 2016

Probable sought-after careers of 2016

| | Tuesday, 05 January 2016

In 2016, digital marketing courses emerged as one of the most sought after professional courses, followed by Android app development, Big Data & Analytics and The open Group Architectural Framework (TOGAF), according to simplilearn. 

How institution and industry can work in tandem

How institution and industry can work in tandem

Anurag Kalyani | Aurangabad | Monday, 19 October 2015

The transformation from a nation of skill dearth to skill surplus, requires some serious collaborative effort. Here is how:

Laurie Pickard

MOOCs: MBA for less than $1,000

Abhijit Bhaduri | Bengaluru | Monday, 12 October 2015

Do you really need to go to a fancy B-School and spend big bucks to get an MBA? What if you reframed the problem and decided to get the education needed (without the degree and the fat fee paid to a B-school)? Here's a person who has done just that.

Laurie Pickard, of NoPayMBA fame, completed her MBA-level education using only MOOCs —Massive Open Online Courses. She is the facilitator of the No-Pay MBA Network, a learning community dedicated to help its members get the benefits of business school, at a fraction of the cost —less than $ 1,000! She now lives in Kigali, Rwanda and has documented her studies to serve as a resource to other learners.

Abhijit Bhaduri, chief learning officer, Wipro, chats with Pickard to know more about the NoPayMBA and MOOCs. Excerpts!

Don’t turn your horse into a donkey!

Don’t turn your horse into a donkey!

Vivek Saha | Mumbai | Tuesday, 22 September 2015

An interesting fictional story on how changing the horse of a winning team to a donkey cost the team its very existence.

 

IIM Calcutta’s PGPEX bags an average placement offer of Rs 22.69 lakh

IIM Calcutta’s PGPEX bags an average placement offer of Rs 22.69 lakh

| | Wednesday, 26 August 2015

The batch comprising 50 students, boasts of a total of 54 offers made to 44 candidates.

Campus connect: Startups team up for CMO Hunt

Campus connect: Startups team up for CMO Hunt

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Companies believe that apart from identifying the right talent, the exercise will increase visibility and enhance employee brand image among students.

Accenture’s Innovation Jockeys contest ready to roll

Accenture’s Innovation Jockeys contest ready to roll

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 18 August 2015

This year, the company promises to fund live projects within Accenture and also provide an opportunity to be part of the company’s Open Innovation initiative.

Campus Connect: Deloitte launches Maverick-IV

Campus Connect: Deloitte launches Maverick-IV

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 04 August 2015

The programme is focussed on inspiring unconventional thinking, a solutions mindset, leadership behaviour and client-service competencies among the future workforce.

The ‘SMAC’ing of human resources

The ‘SMAC’ing of human resources

Bhrigu Joshi | New Delhi | Wednesday, 08 July 2015

The use of social media, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies has the potential of transforming the HR function.

The importance of critical thinking

The importance of critical thinking

Ameya Karambe | Mumbai | Friday, 03 July 2015

Critical Thinking is essential in all spheres of life. It has a role to play in HR as well.

How to identify and deal with different types of bosses

How to identify and deal with different types of bosses

Upendra Chaturvedi | Pune | Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Bosses are humans too, and they have their preferences and dislikes. If you play your cards well, you will be able to work not only for them, but also with them.

Efficient Gen-Y managers: Traits and competencies

Efficient Gen-Y managers: Traits and competencies

Anurag Kalyani | Siemens | Aurangabad | Thursday, 28 May 2015

Keep calm, be patient and learn from mistakes to provide innovative solutions.

The perils of mother-in-law leadership syndrome

The perils of mother-in-law leadership syndrome

Upendra Chaturvedi | Pune | Friday, 22 May 2015

The real pleasure for a corporate mother-in-law leader is to stress out others by the virtue of their authority. Negotiating employee happiness with unrealistic and impatient demands is at the core of their leadership. They convert an organisation into a dungeon.

Millennials: What they want

Millennials: What they want

Anurag Kalyani | Siemens | Aurangabad | Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Clear goals, flexible work environment, freedom to make decisions, opportunities for growth and use of the latest technology seem to be some of the sough-after factors for Gen Y.

Hiring millennials: What to watch out for

Hiring millennials: What to watch out for

Anurag Kalyani | Aurangabad | Thursday, 30 April 2015

Work– life balance and career growth seem to be the driving forces for the millennials

 

 

Amazon India offers Rs 51 Lakh package at campus

Amazon India offers Rs 51 Lakh package at campus

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 March 2015

A management graduate of the 2015 batch at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, has bagged this prized contract.

What insurance sector offers as a career

What insurance sector offers as a career

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 06 February 2015

The one role that people commonly associate with an insurance company is that of an agent, however, the sector has quite a few distinctive careers to offer…

Willian Kooser

How to score in a B-school admission interview

William W. Kosser | New Delhi | Thursday, 29 January 2015

Today, even high CAT scores cannot ensure you a seat in the top business schools in the face of stiff competition, but creative storytelling can. Learn how to influence your interviewers with your story…