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Merger in clouds: Cloud based talent management Saba Software acquires cloud based performance management Halogen Software

Merger in clouds: Cloud based talent management Saba Software acquires cloud based performance management Halogen Software

HRK 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.

Increase employee productivity: Japan’s KDDI introduces app to tell staff when toilets are free

Increase employee productivity: Japan’s KDDI introduces app to tell staff when toilets are free

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 28 February 2017

The Japanese telecommunications organisation has developed a new app, which innovatively helps cut unnecessary queuing time at office toilets.

Snapdeal’s internal mail confirms layoffs, salary cuts

Snapdeal’s internal mail confirms layoffs, salary cuts

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 24 February 2017

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.

Facebook goes the LinkedIn way: New feature allows jobs posting

Facebook goes the LinkedIn way: New feature allows jobs posting

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 23 February 2017

Employers will now be able to post job openings on their Facebook page.

Microsoft’s Project Sangam to aid skilling and hiring in India

Microsoft’s Project Sangam to aid skilling and hiring in India

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 23 February 2017

The learning platform blends together Microsoft’s cloud technologies and LinkedIn’s job-search capabilities.

Get your PF money in 3 hours

Get your PF money in 3 hours

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 22 February 2017

EPFO is all set to embrace technology in a major way, enabling online withdrawal of PF funds and quicker settlement of claims.

 

Ex-Uber employee opens up on how HR ignored her sexual harassment complaints

Ex-Uber employee opens up on how HR ignored her sexual harassment complaints

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Former employee, Susan Fowler, wrote a blog accusing HR at Uber of mishandling her situation.

How to frame a remote work policy?

How to frame a remote work policy?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 20 February 2017

Outside of Europe, there are no international-level agreements specifically focussed on teleworking or working from home.

M&A Side Effect: Aircel to let go of 700 employees amid expected merger with RCom

M&A Side Effect: Aircel to let go of 700 employees amid expected merger with RCom

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 17 February 2017

The company is reportedly looking at laying off around 10 per cent of its pan-India workforce.

 

Booze Burst: Should employees be allowed to drink at work?

Booze Burst: Should employees be allowed to drink at work?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 16 February 2017

Drinking at work has various unwanted impacts on performance, productivity and the overall work culture.

Samsung to break out of the rigid top-down ranking system

Samsung to break out of the rigid top-down ranking system

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 16 February 2017

The company plans to streamline the existing seven ranks, except for executives, into four, based on employees' career levels.

Blackstone acquires Aon’s technology-enabled benefits & HR platform

Blackstone acquires Aon’s technology-enabled benefits & HR platform

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Aon and the new, stand-alone company will continue to work together on behalf of shared clients and prospects.

RBS to trim 15,000 staff in a bid to cut costs and boost efficiencies

RBS to trim 15,000 staff in a bid to cut costs and boost efficiencies

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 15 February 2017

The distressed bank is expected to report losses of £2.3bn for 2016, in its financial results to be published soon.

Tata Motors to restructure its workforce, tone down hierarchies

Tata Motors to restructure its workforce, tone down hierarchies

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 14 February 2017

 

From a 15–16 level hierarchy, the organisation is moving to a five-level one.

 

P&G’s multiple measures to boost gender equality

P&G’s multiple measures to boost gender equality

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Procter & Gamble recently announced a series of measures to encourage gender equality across the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and Africa.

 

Amid struggle for cash and growth, Snapdeal decides to cut staff

Amid struggle for cash and growth, Snapdeal decides to cut staff

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 13 February 2017

Operations managers across the country have been sent e-mails to “right size” their respective teams.

11 out-of-the-box employee benefits that people love

11 out-of-the-box employee benefits that people love

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 10 February 2017

Employee benefits can’t always go by the rule book. It has to have a wider appeal like an ad-campaign.

Automation rules: Bank of America opens 3 employee-free branches

Automation rules: Bank of America opens 3 employee-free branches

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 10 February 2017

These branches allow use of ATMs and video conferences with employees at other branches.

 

PeopleStrong–Multiples PE deal could be the biggest in HR

PeopleStrong–Multiples PE deal could be the biggest in HR

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 09 February 2017

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.

PayPal extends parental and caregiving leave

PayPal extends parental and caregiving leave

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 08 February 2017

The maternity and paternity leaves have been increased from 12 to 26 weeks and from 5 to 10 days, respectively.

3M, Bank of Montreal & Rockwell Automation to receive top honour for gender diversity

3M, Bank of Montreal & Rockwell Automation to receive top honour for gender diversity

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 06 February 2017

The initiatives adopted by these companies have successfully changed minds, altered behaviours and created more opportunities for women.

 

RBS to pay bonus to employees despite losses

RBS to pay bonus to employees despite losses

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 06 February 2017

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.

120 retrenched journalists of ABP and The Telegraph get decent severance package

120 retrenched journalists of ABP and The Telegraph get decent severance package

HRK News Bureau | Kolkata | Monday, 06 February 2017

Journalists who have spent more than two decades have been promised a basic salary till their retirement age.

GE cuts jobs in Niskayuna, NY; brings in robots and AI

GE cuts jobs in Niskayuna, NY; brings in robots and AI

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 02 February 2017

The layoffs happen at a time when the company is focussing and investing heavily on software, robotics and AI.

Amazon, Dell, IBM among top 100 companies offering remote jobs in 2017

Amazon, Dell, IBM among top 100 companies offering remote jobs in 2017

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Thursday, 02 February 2017

Multinationals, such as Hilton Worldwide, Convergys, Xerox, Dell, Intuit, ADP, IBM and SAP come under the top 30.

Apparel, leather industries capable of creating half a million jobs annually: Economic Survey 2017

Apparel, leather industries capable of creating half a million jobs annually: Economic Survey 2017

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 02 February 2017

The two sectors have immense opportunities to generate formal and productive jobs, provide bang-for-buck and contribute to exports and growth.

L'Oréal India enhances its parental benefits policy

L'Oréal India enhances its parental benefits policy

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 01 February 2017

The new policy includes 26 weeks’ maternity leave, 12 weeks’ adoption leave, 2 weeks’ paternity leave along with some other facilities.

Fitbit to cut down 6% of its workforce amid market slowdown

Fitbit to cut down 6% of its workforce amid market slowdown

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 31 January 2017

The company plans to cut six percent of its global workforce because of fourth-quarter results going way below expectations.

Five ways AI impacts the workforce

Five ways AI impacts the workforce

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 30 January 2017

One in seven HR leaders agree that automation/artificial intelligence is already impacting their workforce plans.

IIMs get cabinet nod to now grant degrees instead of diplomas

IIMs get cabinet nod to now grant degrees instead of diplomas

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 27 January 2017

The Union Cabinet headed by PM Narendra Modi has approved the IIM Bill 2017, to now grant degrees to passing out students.

HDFC Bank loses 4,500 employees in Q3

HDFC Bank loses 4,500 employees in Q3

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 27 January 2017

As the banking industry increasingly looks towards bringing in automation to boost productivity, hiring could slow down further.

No more discussion on past salary in Philadelphia

No more discussion on past salary in Philadelphia

| | Wednesday, 25 January 2017

After days of planning, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history.

Genpact India increases maternity leave to 26 weeks

Genpact India increases maternity leave to 26 weeks

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Genpact has announced an increase in fully paid maternity leave for its women employees in India.

BEL elevates R N Bagdalkar as HR director

BEL elevates R N Bagdalkar as HR director

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Bagdalkar, who has spent 33 years with BEL has been instrumental in taking BEL Bengaluru to new heights.

Beat workplace stress: Nestle allows pet dogs in UK factory

Beat workplace stress: Nestle allows pet dogs in UK factory

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Monday, 23 January 2017

The Switzerland headquartered multinational has decided to open its doors to pets, agreeing to the fact that dogs are workplace stress busters.

Microsoft to cut 700 jobs as part of its previous announcement

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 23 January 2017

The company is reportedly going to begin the trimming during its earnings call on 26 January.

Air India staff to get a pay raise after long wait

Air India staff to get a pay raise after long wait

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 20 January 2017

Having turned operationally profitable in the last financial year, after about five years, Air India will now give a 2 per cent salary hike.

AIIMS staff not paid as per 6th & 7th Pay Commission pay scale

AIIMS staff not paid as per 6th & 7th Pay Commission pay scale

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

Senior doctors raised concerns over non-payment of salaries and dues at par with the 7th Pay Commission.

Amazon India to create over 7500 temporary jobs before 'Great India Sale'

Amazon India to create over 7500 temporary jobs before 'Great India Sale'

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Positions will mostly be in logistics to ensure smooth deliveries.

Seagate cuts 2000 jobs: Shuts down factory in China

Seagate cuts 2000 jobs: Shuts down factory in China

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 January 2017

The move, a result of subdued market demand, is aimed to optimise operational efficiency.

Yahoo! Japan to cut work week down to 4 days following karoshi threats

Yahoo! Japan to cut work week down to 4 days following karoshi threats

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 16 January 2017

The company is now considering the introduction of a four-day work week with a three-day weekend.

DDA re-offers the same job to differently-abled recruit after one day of repatriation

DDA re-offers the same job to differently-abled recruit after one day of repatriation

| | Monday, 16 January 2017

DDA had discontinued the services of Bhati on discovering that he was differently abled, but took him back within a day of relieving.

Walmart to cut jobs: targets HR team

Walmart to cut jobs: targets HR team

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 13 January 2017

This time, as part of the restructuring exercise, the lay-offs are reportedly going to affect the stores’ large human resources department. 

90 people to lose job as Disney India decides to stop local production

90 people to lose job as Disney India decides to stop local production

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 13 January 2017

About 15 per cent of the company's total India workforce, of approx. 600, will lose their jobs.

ZTE cuts 3000 jobs globally

ZTE cuts 3000 jobs globally

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 11 January 2017

The Shenzhen-based telecoms gear maker, is reportedly laying off about five per cent of its 60,000 strong global workforce.

Capgemini to provide a launchpad for innovative startups

Capgemini to provide a launchpad for innovative startups

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Five winning startups to secure equity-free funding and opportunity to become a Capgemini partner.

Labour Court intervenes in sexual harassment case; passes judgement against HR manager

Labour Court intervenes in sexual harassment case; passes judgement against HR manager

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 10 January 2017

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.

100s of journalists’ jobs at stake: Hindustan Times plans to shut multiple editions

100s of journalists’ jobs at stake: Hindustan Times plans to shut multiple editions

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Last week, the English daily discontinued its business bureau in Delhi and Mumbai and syndicated the same to Mint.

Catch up: Organisations can now enrol employees under EPF amnesty scheme

Catch up: Organisations can now enrol employees under EPF amnesty scheme

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 04 January 2017

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.

Forget calls, France bans e-mails after work

Forget calls, France bans e-mails after work

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 04 January 2017

Work e-mails post office hours are considered to be a practice that promotes unpaid overtime.

S Gopu, director HR, ITI given additional charge of CMD

S Gopu, director HR, ITI given additional charge of CMD

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 04 January 2017

Gopu, an engineering graduate was unit head of ITI’s Bengaluru plant before donning the hat of an HR-head.

DoPT issues fresh guidelines on sexual harassment at workplace

DoPT issues fresh guidelines on sexual harassment at workplace

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 03 January 2017

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.

Government employees to now apply online for leave

Government employees to now apply online for leave

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 02 January 2017

The leave management module will help automate the leave process of employees of state government departments and PSUs.

Himachal Govt to increase retirement age from 58 to 60

Himachal Govt to increase retirement age from 58 to 60

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 02 January 2017

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.

IIF launches in-plant training programme to skill foundrymen

IIF launches in-plant training programme to skill foundrymen

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 30 December 2016

This initiative by the key Industry association that promotes education, research, training and development for Indian foundry men, will support various allied sectors.

Employee death forces Dentsu’s president to step down

Employee death forces Dentsu’s president to step down

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 30 December 2016

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.

SpiceJet MD Ajay Singh’s annual salary fixed at Rs 15 Cr

SpiceJet MD Ajay Singh’s annual salary fixed at Rs 15 Cr

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 29 December 2016

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 India Awards recognises employee excellence

AccorHotels India Awards recognises employee excellence

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Wednesday, 28 December 2016

AccorHotels recently awarded some of its best talent in a ceremony held at the Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel.

LeEco India looks to rightsizing its workforce

LeEco India looks to rightsizing its workforce

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 28 December 2016

The company is apparently looking at controlling costs and revamping its strategies.

Google gets sued by ex-employer for ‘No right to speak’

Google gets sued by ex-employer for ‘No right to speak’

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Monday, 26 December 2016

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.

Expats in Saudi Arabia will have to pay a monthly fee

Expats in Saudi Arabia will have to pay a monthly fee

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 26 December 2016

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. 

Demonetisation hits jobs in the construction sector: 25% staff laid off

Demonetisation hits jobs in the construction sector: 25% staff laid off

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 26 December 2016

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.

Disabled but job enabled aims Accenture: to spend Rs 48 million

Disabled but job enabled aims Accenture: to spend Rs 48 million

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 23 December 2016

The initiative aims to equip three million disabled people with job skills by 2020.

Now, enquiring about salary during job interviews may be illegal

Now, enquiring about salary during job interviews may be illegal

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 21 December 2016

The idea is to stop discrimination on the basis of past salary drawn by the prospect, and the interviewee getting influenced by the same.

Defence Minister promises 10,000 jobs through GSL project

Defence Minister promises 10,000 jobs through GSL project

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 21 December 2016

These job vacancies will be created through the Rs 36,000-crore project given to the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL).

Mercer to acquire Thomsons Online Benefits

Mercer to acquire Thomsons Online Benefits

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 19 December 2016

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.

Ex-employees of Disney sued the company for hiring Indians

Ex-employees of Disney sued the company for hiring Indians

| | Friday, 16 December 2016

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.

AI-based HR Analytics platform Infeedo gets funded on a TV reality show

AI-based HR Analytics platform Infeedo gets funded on a TV reality show

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 15 December 2016

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.

(LtoR) DK Hota, Prabir Jha, Abhijit Bhaduri, K Pandiarajan

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.

Government mulling a mandate on cashless pay for industrial workers

Government mulling a mandate on cashless pay for industrial workers

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Implementation of such a move could ensure that the workers are paid the minimum wages stipulated by the Centre as well as the states.

AXA employees to get 16 weeks’ maternity leave

AXA employees to get 16 weeks’ maternity leave

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Starting 1 January, 2017, employees of all AXA entities in the world will be able to avail this facility.

Demonetisation creates jobs for 71,000 sales professionals & 2,000 engineers

Demonetisation creates jobs for 71,000 sales professionals & 2,000 engineers

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 12 December 2016

To meet this demand and increasing business , immediate hiring is top priority for mobile payment companies.

ABP to reduce its workforce by 40 per cent

ABP to reduce its workforce by 40 per cent

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Monday, 12 December 2016

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.

Google replaces ‘goodies’ with ‘gift of charity’ for employee perks

Google replaces ‘goodies’ with ‘gift of charity’ for employee perks

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 12 December 2016

The company has apparently donated $30 million worth of Chromebooks, phones and associated tech support to schools on its employees’ behalf.

Indian companies aren’t empathetic enough; rank low globally

Indian companies aren’t empathetic enough; rank low globally

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 08 December 2016

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 all for skill engagement with India

Australia all for skill engagement with India

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 08 December 2016

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.

Govt to increase central job and education quota for disabled to 4 per cent

Govt to increase central job and education quota for disabled to 4 per cent

| | Wednesday, 07 December 2016

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.

Mercer acquires an employee engagement specialist Sirota Consulting

Mercer acquires an employee engagement specialist Sirota Consulting

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 06 December 2016

The acquisition builds upon Mercer’s consulting strength and capabilities in talent management and reinforces its commitment to employee engagement.

Aasaanjobs forays into Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Aasaanjobs forays into Recruitment Process Outsourcing

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The company wants to serve corporate players looking for high-volume and perennial hiring.

Amazon worker attempts suicide, jumps off company’s 12-storey building

Amazon worker attempts suicide, jumps off company’s 12-storey building

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 30 November 2016

He had apparently sent an e-mail to hundreds of co-workers, including the chief executive officer, before the incident occurred.

 

Nestlé India takes ‘Case Study’ route to select talent

Nestlé India takes ‘Case Study’ route to select talent

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The winners will go through pre-placement interviews and will get an opportunity to be able to join Nestlé India as Management Trainees.

 

Standard Chartered to trim workforce by 10 per cent

Standard Chartered to trim workforce by 10 per cent

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Tuesday, 29 November 2016

As part of cost cutting, the organisation is planning to lay off a tenth of its global workforce beginning with Singapore and Hong Kong.

 

Ricoh India shows the door to CFO and COO; CEO’s resignation accepted

Ricoh India shows the door to CFO and COO; CEO’s resignation accepted

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 29 November 2016

They were held responsible for having caused grave loss to the company and its stakeholders.

Shell to move about 400 jobs from Glasgow to India and Malaysia

Shell to move about 400 jobs from Glasgow to India and Malaysia

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 28 November 2016

The staff of the oil company were told that the office would be closed and they were facing ‘involuntary severance’.

Microsoft to train over a lakh professionals on cloud

Microsoft to train over a lakh professionals on cloud

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 25 November 2016

Microsoft tied-up with Simplilearn, to build a talent pool of over one lakh next generation cloud professionals by 2020.

Vedanta and TCS bag the ACES awards among 185 Asian companies

Vedanta and TCS bag the ACES awards among 185 Asian companies

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Thursday, 24 November 2016

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’.

Digitisation and agility take away 14,000 jobs at L&T

Digitisation and agility take away 14,000 jobs at L&T

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 24 November 2016

During April–September this year the company laid off 14,000 employees across businesses, to stay agile and competitive.

Maruti Suzuki to introduce best Japanese shopfloor practices – Kaizen and Quality Circles

Maruti Suzuki to introduce best Japanese shopfloor practices – Kaizen and Quality Circles

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Tuesday, 22 November 2016

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.

Spire, EdGE, Co Cubes & Exult make it to Deloitte’s Technology Fast50 in HR technology

Spire, EdGE, Co Cubes & Exult make it to Deloitte’s Technology Fast50 in HR technology

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 18 November 2016

Fast50 ranks the fastest growing technology companies in India based on their percentage revenue growth over the last three financial years.

Job creation at 7-year low: President Pranab Mukherjee

Job creation at 7-year low: President Pranab Mukherjee

| | Friday, 18 November 2016

Addressing a conference of heads of educational institutions, he said jobs creation should be a priority.

 

Infosys revamps human resource system for Council of Europe

Infosys revamps human resource system for Council of Europe

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 17 November 2016

The multi-step upgrade will enable modern self-service, better integration, improved security and productivity.

UBS reinvents the workspace: Laptop free workstations

UBS reinvents the workspace: Laptop free workstations

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Employees can use these thin desks to log onto their virtual desktops on computers at any desk in the building or at home.

Aon Hewitt acquires CoCubes; expands hiring assessments portfolio

Aon Hewitt acquires CoCubes; expands hiring assessments portfolio

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 15 November 2016

The management consulting firm has now added two million assessments to its existing global portfolio.

After Iceland, Women in France also leave work at sharp 4.34 pm

After Iceland, Women in France also leave work at sharp 4.34 pm

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 14 November 2016

The time marks the moment at which they stopped getting paid for, in comparison to men.

 

7 lakh students to be trained at a cost of Rs 499 Cr: MSDE

7 lakh students to be trained at a cost of Rs 499 Cr: MSDE

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 10 November 2016

The five- year scheme will provide entrepreneurship education and training to over seven lakh students through 3050 institutes.

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