Merger in clouds: Cloud based talent management Saba Software acquires cloud based performance management Halogen SoftwareHRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Together the two firms will increase value to the customers they serve with the strength, size and scale to deliver rapid innovations.
The Japanese telecommunications organisation has developed a new app, which innovatively helps cut unnecessary queuing time at office toilets.
In a recent official mail to the entire staff, founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal admitted to the need to tighten the belt and in the process, let go of some people.
The learning platform blends together Microsoft’s cloud technologies and LinkedIn’s job-search capabilities.
Former employee, Susan Fowler, wrote a blog accusing HR at Uber of mishandling her situation.
The company is reportedly looking at laying off around 10 per cent of its pan-India workforce.
Drinking at work has various unwanted impacts on performance, productivity and the overall work culture.
The company plans to streamline the existing seven ranks, except for executives, into four, based on employees' career levels.
Aon and the new, stand-alone company will continue to work together on behalf of shared clients and prospects.
The distressed bank is expected to report losses of £2.3bn for 2016, in its financial results to be published soon.
From a 15–16 level hierarchy, the organisation is moving to a five-level one.
Procter & Gamble recently announced a series of measures to encourage gender equality across the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and Africa.
Operations managers across the country have been sent e-mails to “right size” their respective teams.
Employee benefits can’t always go by the rule book. It has to have a wider appeal like an ad-campaign.
These branches allow use of ATMs and video conferences with employees at other branches.
The buzz is that Multiples plans to buy about 80 per cent stake in PeopleStrong for about Rs 400 crore and if it works out as planned, this could be one of the biggest deals in HR so far.
The initiatives adopted by these companies have successfully changed minds, altered behaviours and created more opportunities for women.
The Bank intends to pay about £340m in bonuses to employees in 2017, even as it prepares to announce one of its biggest annual losses in 2016.
Journalists who have spent more than two decades have been promised a basic salary till their retirement age.
Multinationals, such as Hilton Worldwide, Convergys, Xerox, Dell, Intuit, ADP, IBM and SAP come under the top 30.
The two sectors have immense opportunities to generate formal and productive jobs, provide bang-for-buck and contribute to exports and growth.
The new policy includes 26 weeks’ maternity leave, 12 weeks’ adoption leave, 2 weeks’ paternity leave along with some other facilities.
The company plans to cut six percent of its global workforce because of fourth-quarter results going way below expectations.
The Union Cabinet headed by PM Narendra Modi has approved the IIM Bill 2017, to now grant degrees to passing out students.
Genpact has announced an increase in fully paid maternity leave for its women employees in India.
The Switzerland headquartered multinational has decided to open its doors to pets, agreeing to the fact that dogs are workplace stress busters.
The company is reportedly going to begin the trimming during its earnings call on 26 January.
Having turned operationally profitable in the last financial year, after about five years, Air India will now give a 2 per cent salary hike.
Senior doctors raised concerns over non-payment of salaries and dues at par with the 7th Pay Commission.
Positions will mostly be in logistics to ensure smooth deliveries.
The move, a result of subdued market demand, is aimed to optimise operational efficiency.
The company is now considering the introduction of a four-day work week with a three-day weekend.
DDA had discontinued the services of Bhati on discovering that he was differently abled, but took him back within a day of relieving.
About 15 per cent of the company's total India workforce, of approx. 600, will lose their jobs.
Five winning startups to secure equity-free funding and opportunity to become a Capgemini partner.
The state labour department has imposed a monthly penalty of Rs 50,000 for five years on the accused after the company’s internal committee failed to act on the complaint.
Last week, the English daily discontinued its business bureau in Delhi and Mumbai and syndicated the same to Mint.
Companies which had not earlier enrolled their employees under the EPF scheme can now do so, against payment of a minimal damage fee of Re 1 per year of default.
Gopu, an engineering graduate was unit head of ITI’s Bengaluru plant before donning the hat of an HR-head.
As per the new guidelines, the enquiry of such cases must be completed within 30 days and under any circumstances within 90 days from the date of the complaint.
The leave management module will help automate the leave process of employees of state government departments and PSUs.
The retirement age may be increased from 58 to 60 years along with providing a 2 percent increase in dearness allowance (DA) for its 2.68 lakh strong employee base.
This initiative by the key Industry association that promotes education, research, training and development for Indian foundry men, will support various allied sectors.
Japan’s labour ministry referred Dentsu and one of its executives to the prosecutors on suspicion of forcing Matsuri Takahashi, to work long hours, which led to her suicide on Christmas Day.
Singh has been instrumental in reviving the fortunes of SpiceJet after taking back the reins in January 2015 and had decided not to take salary till the airline turned profitable.
AccorHotels recently awarded some of its best talent in a ceremony held at the Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel.
The complainant has alleged that Google forces workers to spy on each other through a programme called ’Stopleaks’ that requires them to report the disclosure of confidential information.
The newly imposed rule is a clear indication of creating more job opportunities for its own citizens and encouraging organisations to hire more people from the local population.
The cash crunch and resulting demand slump have taken a toll on small and medium enterprises, as companies are looking to lay off 25 per cent of their workforce.
The initiative aims to equip three million disabled people with job skills by 2020.
The idea is to stop discrimination on the basis of past salary drawn by the prospect, and the interviewee getting influenced by the same.
These job vacancies will be created through the Rs 36,000-crore project given to the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL).
Thomsons is a SaaS provider of global employee benefits and employee engagement software. Its platform, Darwin™ for automated employee benefits administration has over 1 million worldwide users.
These former IT employees filed a lawsuit in Florida claiming that the company had discriminated against them by firing them and replacing them with Indians.
The AI-based HR analytics platform agreed to give away 5 per cent equity to the team formed by Ameera Shah, managing director and CEO, Metropolis Healthcare, and Vivek Bhargava, CEO, iProspect.
Deepak Hota, Prabir Jha, K Pandiarajan, Abhijit Bhaduri get felicitated with XLRI’s ‘Distinguished Alumnus Awards’HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Vasanthi Srinivasan, Joshua Karthik Rallapati, Sandeep Upadhyay, Fr. Paul Fernandes were the other winners, this year.
Implementation of such a move could ensure that the workers are paid the minimum wages stipulated by the Centre as well as the states.
To meet this demand and increasing business , immediate hiring is top priority for mobile payment companies.
On one hand, if sales professionals and techies are to gain jobs due to demonetisation, on the other, a large number of journalists and ad-sales professionals are to lose their jobs.
The company has apparently donated $30 million worth of Chromebooks, phones and associated tech support to schools on its employees’ behalf.
The latest 2016 Empathy Global Index does not have a single Indian company amongst the first 20, while it features eight of them in the last 20 companies to score the least on empathy!
Australia is eager to collaborate and work closely with industry, the training sector and government, to explore innovative and creative ways to realise the potential for increased skills partnership.
The Modi government has proposed an increase in reservation for the differently abled from 3 per cent to 4 per cent in public-sector jobs and educational institutions.
The acquisition builds upon Mercer’s consulting strength and capabilities in talent management and reinforces its commitment to employee engagement.
The company wants to serve corporate players looking for high-volume and perennial hiring.
He had apparently sent an e-mail to hundreds of co-workers, including the chief executive officer, before the incident occurred.
The winners will go through pre-placement interviews and will get an opportunity to be able to join Nestlé India as Management Trainees.
As part of cost cutting, the organisation is planning to lay off a tenth of its global workforce beginning with Singapore and Hong Kong.
They were held responsible for having caused grave loss to the company and its stakeholders.
Ramco will implement its ERP solution across BIBD’s branches and 900+ employees spread in Brunei’s four districts.
The staff of the oil company were told that the office would be closed and they were facing ‘involuntary severance’.
Microsoft tied-up with Simplilearn, to build a talent pool of over one lakh next generation cloud professionals by 2020.
While Vedanta was declared one of the ‘Top Companies to Work for in Asia’, TCS became Industry Champions in the leadership category and the ‘Most Socially Responsible Company of the Year’.
During April–September this year the company laid off 14,000 employees across businesses, to stay agile and competitive.
The Japanese government in association with Toyota Kirloskar will train 30,000 Indian engineers to enhance manufacturing skills.
- Japanese government
- Toyota Kirloskar
- Indian engineers
- Manufacturing skills
- Sustainable manufacturing
- Engineering colleges
- Lean Manufacturing
- Kaizen Genchi Genbutsu
- Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
- Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
- Make in India
- Skill India
- Toyota Technical Training Institute
An industrial training institute will also mark the start of a collaboration, between the governments of Japan and India, to create skilled manpower for manufacturing in India.
Bansod met with an accident while boarding a train in Mumbai and breathed his last on the way to the hospital.
Fast50 ranks the fastest growing technology companies in India based on their percentage revenue growth over the last three financial years.
Addressing a conference of heads of educational institutions, he said jobs creation should be a priority.
The multi-step upgrade will enable modern self-service, better integration, improved security and productivity.
Employees can use these thin desks to log onto their virtual desktops on computers at any desk in the building or at home.
The management consulting firm has now added two million assessments to its existing global portfolio.
The time marks the moment at which they stopped getting paid for, in comparison to men.
The five- year scheme will provide entrepreneurship education and training to over seven lakh students through 3050 institutes.