Research

Accenture, Deloitte, P&G, Schneider among Best Companies for Women in India 2017

Accenture, Deloitte, P&G, Schneider among Best Companies for Women in India 2017

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The Study, by Working Mother in partnership with the AVTAR Group, aims to identify the best practices and policies followed by companies for increasing women’s workforce participation

9 leadership capabilities required to succeed at future workplace

9 leadership capabilities required to succeed at future workplace

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 16 October 2017

Disruptive envisioning will be the most critical leadership capability in the future workplace of India.

Industry wants communication & cognitive skills over domain expertise

Industry wants communication & cognitive skills over domain expertise

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 16 October 2017

The Indian labour market seeks a logical bent of mind to match the global pace of industry.

India has highest appetite for job change despite being happy at work

India has highest appetite for job change despite being happy at work

Avinash Kumar | Bengaluru | Thursday, 12 October 2017

Around 78 per cent of Indian respondents were ready to move on from their existing job, which is highest in the world.

Existing HR IT systems weak on data and analytics capabilities: KPMG

Existing HR IT systems weak on data and analytics capabilities: KPMG

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 12 October 2017

This weakness is hampering the adoption and deployment of predictive analysis for half the organisations in India.

Six key aspects of workplace culture that need attention

Six key aspects of workplace culture that need attention

Avinash Kumar | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Purpose, opportunity, success, appreciation, wellbeing and leadership are crucial in attracting and retaining talent.

Only 32 per cent of HR managers feel they are unbiased when hiring

Only 32 per cent of HR managers feel they are unbiased when hiring

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 05 October 2017

Workplaces need to be more inclusive and more responsible.

Employees seek support at work to care for elderly relatives

Employees seek support at work to care for elderly relatives

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 29 September 2017

Employees feel the government and employers should together ensure that the elderly are taken care of

New dads get less paternity leave than new moms

New dads get less paternity leave than new moms

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 28 September 2017

Unequal leave facilities for men and women in organisations.

Tech companies lack talent to carry forward their future business strategy

Tech companies lack talent to carry forward their future business strategy

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 21 September 2017

Reskilling the existing workforce is the need of the hour.

More women opting for careers in HR

More women opting for careers in HR

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 21 September 2017

The trend of HR professionals taking up part-time roles is on the rise.

Long work hours don’t ensure high productivity

Long work hours don’t ensure high productivity

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 19 September 2017

In Luxembourg, people work for only 29 hours per week, and the country has the highest productivity of £51.80 per person per hour. Find out about the most productive countries with minimum working hours.

Marginal pay hike expected in 2018

Marginal pay hike expected in 2018

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 18 September 2017

Indian companies expect better business next year.

21% of India’s workforce to face job threat by 2022

21% of India’s workforce to face job threat by 2022

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 18 September 2017

Training and reskilling are immediately required to fulfill the demands of the changing work environment.

75% of HR managers have caught a lie on a resume: Survey

75% of HR managers have caught a lie on a resume: Survey

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 15 September 2017

Resumes can make or break the chances of success, and therefore, should be well written and completely honest.

People with desk jobs at higher risk of dying younger: Study

People with desk jobs at higher risk of dying younger: Study

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 15 September 2017

Even those who exercise regularly are at risk if they have a long sitting job.

Women leadership hiring increased 25% in India, from 2008-16: LinkedIn report

Women leadership hiring increased 25% in India, from 2008-16: LinkedIn report

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 14 September 2017

The report titled, ‘Moving the Needle for Women Leaders’ states that women now hold just over 25 per cent of all leadership positions globally

Five biggest roadblocks in building a great work culture

Five biggest roadblocks in building a great work culture

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Of the various challenges that hamper the building of an iconic organisational culture, most are also the outcomes of a great work culture, making it a vicious loop.

Playing video games at work reduce stress: Research

Playing video games at work reduce stress: Research

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 01 September 2017

In times people are glued to their smartphone apps and games, a new research suggests that playing video games may actually help reduce stress at work.

Outdated HR policy & third party staffing behind poor customer service at Air India

Outdated HR policy & third party staffing behind poor customer service at Air India

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 28 August 2017

QCI suggests that for operational improvement at AIR India, there is a need to completely revamp the existing HR policy on hiring, training, employee personal development.

The four worlds of work in 2030

The four worlds of work in 2030

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 22 August 2017

PwC’s survey of 10,000 people in China, India, Germany, the UK and the US provides insights into how people think the workplace will evolve and affect their employment prospects and future working lives.

Everyone loves the recruiter's call

Everyone loves the recruiter's call

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 17 August 2017

91 per cent of Indian professionals are interested in learning about job openings, and 46 per cent ‘feel flattered’ when they hear from recruiters.

What employees think of their top management

What employees think of their top management

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 14 August 2017

15% of the employees surveyed feel the leadership style at the top level needs change.

Indian workforce taken over by entrepreneurial ambition

Indian workforce taken over by entrepreneurial ambition

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 10 August 2017

56 per cent of the respondents are considering leaving their current job to start their own business.

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How to increase ROI on job advertising

Avinash Kumar | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 03 August 2017

A study of 33 million clicks and 2.5 million applies across pay-per-performance job ads, suggests that CTA rate is impacted by the length of the job title, job description, device and also the nature of the job.

Clarity is what people want from their bosses

Clarity is what people want from their bosses

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 27 July 2017

Employees also expect their bosses to work upon improving accountability, positivity, honesty and work ethic.

What comes in the way of millennials’ performance?

What comes in the way of millennials’ performance?

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 18 July 2017

HBR Ascend suggests four skills that can increase Gen Y’s productivity and efficiency at work.

Kolkata & Baroda see a rise in online hiring; sales professionals much in demand

Kolkata & Baroda see a rise in online hiring; sales professionals much in demand

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 14 July 2017

Online hiring in the City of Joy is up by 40%, followed by Baroda (36%), Ahmedabad (20%) and Mumbai (15%).

Codeathons: What’s in a game?

Codeathons: What’s in a game?

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 07 July 2017

Coding platforms are helping companies with critical talent identification, workplace engagement and making right hiring decisions in a cost-effective way.

Who India prefers as a boss – a lady or a man?

Who India prefers as a boss – a lady or a man?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 29 June 2017

If 70 per cent of the male respondents in a survey preferred a man as direct manager, 41 per cent of female respondents also voiced a similar opinion.

Study reveals awkward questions 90% employees face during interviews

Study reveals awkward questions 90% employees face during interviews

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 28 June 2017

A TimesJobs study shows that 80 percent female and 60 percent male respondents admit to having faced inconvenient questions during interviews.

Industry-academia partnership can bridge India’s skill gaps: IBM study

Industry-academia partnership can bridge India’s skill gaps: IBM study

Lipi Agrawal | New Delhi | Monday, 26 June 2017

More than half the surveyed professionals feel that a strong connect between industry and academia is still missing.

In Asia-Pacific, 88 per cent of companies plan to put their fresh MBA hires in HR

In Asia-Pacific, 88 per cent of companies plan to put their fresh MBA hires in HR

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 23 June 2017

Globally, one-quarter of employers who plan to hire recent MBA graduates are willing to pay a premium salary for specialised MBA programs.

Mumbai is more expensive than Paris & Berlin

Mumbai is more expensive than Paris & Berlin

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 22 June 2017

In Mumbai, over the last few years, prices of expat food items such as cheese, butter, fish and meat have increased significantly besides the high cost of transportation.

Out of 9,009 directors in NSE-listed companies only 597 are women

Out of 9,009 directors in NSE-listed companies only 597 are women

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 15 June 2017

A joint study by Deloitte, BCIC and TISS reveals that corporate India has failed to identify and nurture the right women talent for directorship.

Hiring scene hits all time low in 12 years: Down from 35% to 14%

Hiring scene hits all time low in 12 years: Down from 35% to 14%

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 14 June 2017

This is contrary to the situation a few quarters back in Q4, 2016, when India led the pack among 43 countries, ahead of Japan and Taiwan.

Not ‘technology’ but ‘culture’ a roadblock in digital transformation of organisations

Not ‘technology’ but ‘culture’ a roadblock in digital transformation of organisations

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 09 June 2017

When it comes to digital transformation of organisations, employees and the leadership are on different tangents.

Skills main consideration in shortlisting candidates: Survey

Skills main consideration in shortlisting candidates: Survey

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 07 June 2017

About 40 per cent of recruiters reveal that the best way to catch the eye of a recruiter is to highlight the skills relevant to the job offered

Distant dream: Survey reveals only 10% companies have on-site day care

Distant dream: Survey reveals only 10% companies have on-site day care

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Tuesday, 06 June 2017

According to the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017, organisations are expected to implement the creche benefit clause by July 1.

India Inc. adapting robotics faster than other countries: Randstad study

India Inc. adapting robotics faster than other countries: Randstad study

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 02 June 2017

The impact can be seen on jobs and there will be a spurt in hiring in IT/technology and marketing.

Employees & employers are diagonally opposite on ‘work from home’

Employees & employers are diagonally opposite on ‘work from home’

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 24 May 2017

According to a survey done by TimesJobs, while 90 percent of the respondent employees were keen to work from home, 75 percent of the respondent employers weren’t comfortable with the idea.

Organisations shift focus from talent acquisition to talent retention & performance

Organisations shift focus from talent acquisition to talent retention & performance

| | Friday, 19 May 2017

Longer-term of new hires instead of simply measuring the efforts of the hiring process is priority now.

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What’s CHRO’s expectations, capabilities, shortcomings and reasons for quitting

HRK News Bureau | Kolkata | Friday, 28 April 2017

As the HR function becomes more strategic and high profile, HR professionals need to step up their game when it comes to business insights and achieving results.

How you fare on company review platforms determines what talent you attract: Study

How you fare on company review platforms determines what talent you attract: Study

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Professionals nowadays carefully review any job opportunity by scanning company reviews to assess the reputation of the organisation and the career growth offered before deciding to join 

Cycling or walking to work lowers risk of cancer, heart diseases: Study

Cycling or walking to work lowers risk of cancer, heart diseases: Study

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 21 April 2017

Cycling to work reduces risk of cancer and heart disease by 45 per cent and 46 per cent respectively

Women outnumber men at workplace in Mizoram

Women outnumber men at workplace in Mizoram

HRK News Bureau | Kolkata | Wednesday, 19 April 2017

A recent survey conducted by the Mizoram Presbyterian Church’s Synod Social Front has revealed that there are more women than men, even in abattoirs and stone quarries.

Making fun of your juniors encourages indiscipline in the team

Making fun of your juniors encourages indiscipline in the team

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 18 April 2017

A survey reveals that bosses who make fun of their subordinates or use aggressive humour are taken less seriously by the team and may encourage disobedience.

30% increase in demand for CXOs & senior professionals

30% increase in demand for CXOs & senior professionals

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Demand for those with over 20 years of experience has seen a tremendous rise in March, whereas overall hiring rose by a mere one per cent.

Double digit increment expected for pharma, retail, ITES, A&M, consumer goods & automobile

Double digit increment expected for pharma, retail, ITES, A&M, consumer goods & automobile

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 06 April 2017

The average salary increase across sectors is expected to be 9.7 per cent in this fiscal, 6 points less than the actual figure of last fiscal.

It’s appalling how most companies hire women directors only to comply

It’s appalling how most companies hire women directors only to comply

Lipi Agrawal | New Delhi | Friday, 31 March 2017

The need to comply seems to have become a stronger driver of gender diversity than the belief that it adds value or creates the brand image of a progressive organisation.

Do you agree? : Business Execs view talent scarcity more acutely than HR: Mercer Study

Do you agree? : Business Execs view talent scarcity more acutely than HR: Mercer Study

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

Despite organisations’ plans to transform, HR leaders do not have organisation or job redesign on their list of priorities for 2017

Talent acquisition far away from business objectives: Study

Talent acquisition far away from business objectives: Study

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 16 March 2017

Talent acquisition professionals shy away from using the latest tools and technology that could empower them to get aligned with business objectives and it’s a big opportunity loss.

Top 10 challenges working women face worldwide

Top 10 challenges working women face worldwide

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 10 March 2017

Lack of work–life balance, familial issues, childcare and workplace harassment are the topmost challenges for working women worldwide.

Now study connects love-making with employee happiness

Now study connects love-making with employee happiness

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

College of business under the Oregon State University conducted a survey among 159 married employees every day for two weeks. The married couples were asked to complete two brief surveys each day.

Filling leadership positions, a massive challenge in India

Filling leadership positions, a massive challenge in India

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

78 per cent of HR decision-makers in India say that it’s difficult to fill leadership positions in their organisations.

GenZ decoded by GenY

GenZ decoded by GenY

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 13 February 2017

91 per cent of millennials in India believe that those aged 18 or younger, will have a constructive impact on the workplace.

Challenges, not salary, prompt people to look for new jobs: Korn Ferry

Challenges, not salary, prompt people to look for new jobs: Korn Ferry

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 07 February 2017

Around 73 per cent of the respondents of a survey in January said they would look for a new job for the sake of challenging roles.

Business travel, a sought after perk; preferred over high salary

Business travel, a sought after perk; preferred over high salary

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 06 February 2017

A study reveals that in the past year, 67 per cent of Indian business travellers have extended their business trips, to a different city or country, beating the global average of only 49 per cent.

Fear Factors @ work

Fear Factors @ work

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Gen X and Gen Y have been working together for a few years. With Gen Z at the cusp of joining the gang, what’s the new workplace like?

More women employees open to working on holidays, than men: TimesJobs Study

More women employees open to working on holidays, than men: TimesJobs Study

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

65 per cent women employees in India Inc. say they are happy with their current work-life balance while only 40 per cent men feel the same way.

India low on employment elasticity: ASSOCHAM

India low on employment elasticity: ASSOCHAM

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

Employment elasticity provides the extent to which employment can increase due to an increase in GDP.

India shockingly low on talent competitiveness in the digitalised world: INSEAD GTCI report

India shockingly low on talent competitiveness in the digitalised world: INSEAD GTCI report

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

Among the highly developed and talent-ready countries, Switzerland, Singapore, United Kingdom and the United States top the list.

CEOs believe technology will add more jobs, commoners disagree: PwC Survey

CEOs believe technology will add more jobs, commoners disagree: PwC Survey

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 January 2017

42 percent Indian CEOs expect the global economic growth to improve over the next 12 months.

Organisations still callous about Vishakha guidelines: Shocking revelations on sexual harassment at work

Organisations still callous about Vishakha guidelines: Shocking revelations on sexual harassment at work

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 06 January 2017

The recent survey on sexual harassment at workplace, conducted by the Indian National Bar Association (INBA) revealed that 38 per cent women had faced sexual harassment at workplace and 70 per cent of victims do not even report the same.

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Demand surges for mid-level professionals

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 05 January 2017

The state of hiring also varied as per sectors. For instance, sectors such as IT, BPO/ITeS, automobile, BFSI and healthcare sectors mostly hired for the mid-level, while manufacturing and retail sectors hired mostly at junior levels.

Wider pay gap leads to slower economic growth - ILO

Wider pay gap leads to slower economic growth - ILO

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 28 December 2016

In India, the top 10 per cent take away around 42.7 per cent of the total wages, whereas the share of the bottom 50 per cent is only 17.1 per cent.

Believe it or not: Excel still most popular tool for talent acquisition

Believe it or not: Excel still most popular tool for talent acquisition

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Around 40 per cent of organisations still rely on ‘MS Excel’ as a primary tool to measure and manage pre-hires.

Who should be hired: the quicker morningers or accurate night owls?

Who should be hired: the quicker morningers or accurate night owls?

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 20 December 2016

The results of this Attention Network Test could challenge the education system and human resources management in certain areas.

Why most employees are unhappy with their HR Departments

Why most employees are unhappy with their HR Departments

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 15 December 2016

Employees confide that delays in resolutions and poor employee relations are key reasons for their dissatisfaction with their organisation's HR departments.

Asia including India, leads the real salary growth pack, despite high inflation

Asia including India, leads the real salary growth pack, despite high inflation

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Regardless of the 5.2 per cent inflation, the effective average salary increase in India will be 4.8 per cent – the 7th best in the world.

PSUs and Defence witness record hiring growth in November: Monster Employment Index

PSUs and Defence witness record hiring growth in November: Monster Employment Index

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 09 December 2016

The Government/PSU/Defence sector recorded a significant growth in online hiring in November according to the Monster Employment Index.

Three reasons, why gender pay gap widens with age

Three reasons, why gender pay gap widens with age

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 28 November 2016

Gender pay gap is smallest among young and early-career workers, growing steadily with age into mid- and late career.

CEOs value technology more than their workforce: Korn Ferry Study

CEOs value technology more than their workforce: Korn Ferry Study

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 22 November 2016

There is a lack of top-leader confidence in the value of people in their organisations, as compared to the value of technology and tangible assets, which is much higher.

India to see a 10 per cent salary increase in 2017: Willis Towers Watson Survey

India to see a 10 per cent salary increase in 2017: Willis Towers Watson Survey

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 16 November 2016

India’s 2017 projected salary increase is the highest among developed and key emerging markets in Asia Pacific, with a strong focus on high performers.

There’s more to employee wellbeing than just engagement: Xerox

There’s more to employee wellbeing than just engagement: Xerox

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 11 November 2016

Wellbeing is a bouquet of physical, mental and financial health, any of which can adversely impact employee productivity.

How Indian companies are embracing freelance economy

How Indian companies are embracing freelance economy

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 27 October 2016

Organisations are hiring independent professionals with high-quality talent and expertise for short bursts and specific purposes, only to fulfil key initiatives.

Home-grown companies surpass MNCs in usage of psychometric assessments

Home-grown companies surpass MNCs in usage of psychometric assessments

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 20 October 2016

More Indian companies require the precision of such assessment techniques in identifying, retaining and developing the right talent.

Automation to impact 69% jobs in India: World Bank research

Automation to impact 69% jobs in India: World Bank research

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 06 October 2016

A strong focus on skilling human capital to keep pace with the changes that automation brings, will save people from being swept away by the high tide of automation

Only 5% employers confident of having more women at CXO levels

Only 5% employers confident of having more women at CXO levels

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 05 October 2016

Lack of talent, lesser development opportunities and gender bias keep women from reaching the top.

Randstad survey sees talent analytics and flexi-working as the future

Randstad survey sees talent analytics and flexi-working as the future

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 28 September 2016

These will be the key factors in sourcing, nurturing and retaining talent in the coming times.

Why India needs to re-engineer the skill ecosystem

Why India needs to re-engineer the skill ecosystem

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

To meet an incremental requirement of skilling 110 million additional workers by 2022, India will have to rethink its skilling capacities for the existing and future workforce

India has bright hiring plans for 2017: Michael Page Survey

India has bright hiring plans for 2017: Michael Page Survey

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 07 September 2016

The Salary and Employment Outlook by Michael Page states that 76 per cent of Indian companies are expecting to increase their headcount in the next 12 months

What’s your stress type?

What’s your stress type?

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 02 September 2016

'Guardians' and 'integrators' are more stressed at work in comparison to 'drivers' and 'pioneers'.

Smartphones reduce productivity says a study

Smartphones reduce productivity says a study

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 01 September 2016

Performance is directly proportional to the distance between smartphone and the worker.

Does age really matter at the workplace?

Does age really matter at the workplace?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 30 August 2016

In this age of digital disruption, how significant is age in effective business leadership? 

Highly skilled freelancers earn Rs 46,000 or more per day

Highly skilled freelancers earn Rs 46,000 or more per day

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 12 August 2016

The compensation rises to Rs 33,000 and Rs 46,000 per day as professionals move from the 10-20 to the 20 and above experience stage, after which the growth rate declines.

Financial stress leading to employees’ loss of productivity

Financial stress leading to employees’ loss of productivity

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 11 August 2016

The Global Benefits Attitudes Survey found that over 50 per cent of Indian employees worry about their future financial state and feel that these concerns affect their work.

What matters most when you hire a new employee?

Employees across generations seek higher take-home pay

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 22 July 2016

While take-home salary has emerged as the common preferred salary component, there are distinct differences in other perks desired.

How to fight technological unemployment

How to fight technological unemployment

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 15 July 2016

Technological disruptions demand that business and HR leaders stay abreast of technological advancements to avoid technological unemployment.

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Indian workforce: More confident about ‘Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘Automation’ than US, UK and South Africa

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Around 80% of Indian respondents were confident that they have the skills to work abroad, however 40 per cent of them also worry about ‘brain drain’.

How to identify the corporate ‘fraudster’

How to identify the corporate ‘fraudster’

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Indian fraudsters are younger in age and initiate acts of fraud much earlier in their careers, use technology to complete the act, are high performers, are driven by personal greed and more often act in groups.

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Indians tend to work long hours; men for ‘influence’ & women for ‘promotion’

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 10 June 2016

Around 76 per cent of the respondents cited ‘prospect of a higher income’ as the primary reason to work long hours. ‘Promotion’ emerged as the second most important factor with 55 per cent votes, while ‘personal development’ came in next with 42 per cent votes.

How men and women perceive awards: Survey

How men and women perceive awards: Survey

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 03 June 2016

Men focus on the cash components of the rewards program, women tend to view it as a complete package.

CEOs believe talent acquisition and organisational values are co-related: Survey

CEOs believe talent acquisition and organisational values are co-related: Survey

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 02 June 2016

CEOs increasingly believe that people want to support and work for organisations they can trust, with values that mirror their own.

Reasons behind widening gender pay gap in India

Reasons behind widening gender pay gap in India

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Preference given to male workers while recruiting or promoting to senior roles, and the career-breaks women take for certain personal and societal reasons are the primary causes behind this gap.

How Indian companies fare against G2000 companies

How Indian companies fare against G2000 companies

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Monday, 16 May 2016

India Inc. should focus on inclusion, diversity and strengthening of core talent-management practices.

Rising business outlook gives a push to employment outlook

Rising business outlook gives a push to employment outlook

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 12 May 2016

This appreciable improvement in hiring sentiment comes on the back of the optimistic consumer-focussed sectors. These businesses foresee more disposable money in the hands of consumers —thanks to consumer confidence owing to increased income levels.

Undermining HCM risks is a bigger threat

Undermining HCM risks is a bigger threat

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 26 April 2016

‘State of Human Capital Risk in India’ study reveals that although 62 per cent companies in the country realise the urgency of HCR at the board level, only 33 per cent have a formally-defined risk mitigation or control strategy in place.