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Adecco Group shortlists ten young leaders for its ‘CEO for One Month’ programme

Adecco Group shortlists ten young leaders for its ‘CEO for One Month’ programme

The selected youth will be offered a dream job with the Group.

Snippets from IIM Amritsar’s second edition of annual HR Conclave, YUKTI 2017

Snippets from IIM Amritsar’s second edition of annual HR Conclave, YUKTI 2017

The topic for the conclave was ‘Redefining Workplace’, under which two subtopics - Avenue of Engagement and Integrating Diversity at Workplace were discussed

The Economic Times unveils the Best Education Brands’17

The Economic Times unveils the Best Education Brands’17

The list adulates outstanding contribution by educational institutions that are transforming the educational system in the country

PNB Metlife wins 2 honors at Asia Training & Development Excellence Awards 2016

Company programmes recognized under Best Education Training Campaigns & Programs and Best Sales Development Program categories

Youth4work ties up with Retail and Telecom Skill Councils to increase employment potential of youth in India

Youth4work is strengthening its commitment of youth competency enhancement by associating with RASCI and TSSC.

Tata Teleservices to give six months Maternity Leave

Introduces 6+6 maternity leave policy; extends flexible working arrangement for another six months.

Vedanta Limited Launches Global Internship Program

10 MBA students from premier B-schools selected for global projects.

Tata Steel bags Global Safety Award 2016

This award recognizes the efforts and commitment of Tata Steel towards safety especially in underground mining operations.

Mahindra Group’s Saral Rozgar partners with the Ministry of Labour and Employment

Saral Rozgar has signed an MoU with the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment for National Career Services online portal to bridge the digital divide in the job market place

160 plus firms make over 450 offers across 200 plus job profiles at IIM Bangalore

The Final Placement season for the PGP Class of 2014-16 of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) witnessed the participation of the top recruiters across all sectors.

Pharma sector to create 1,34000 number of jobs in 2016

The industry currently employs about 5.5-5.7 lakh people and has contributed significantly in creating a rich talent pool of researchers, scientists, doctors and project managers.

IIM Trichy's summer interns gets a 71% increase in stipend

This year 51 companies visited the campus for summer placements (compared to 45 companies last year), offering roles across various sectors such as BFSI, Consulting, FMCG, IT/ITES, Manufacturing, E-commerce, Media and Advertising, NGO among others.

IIM Bangalore joins Institute University Program Partner initiative

Partnership conversations with IIMB commenced after Paul Smith, CFA, President and CEO at CFA Institute, was an invited speaker at IIMB’s Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management.

AuthBridge is empaneled to conduct Aadhaar and PAN card verification

AuthBridge’s Identity Verification service offers an instant, economical and reliable solution.

Accenture Acquires CRMWaypoint

Acquisition increases ability to service clients with Salesforce cloud solutions for sales, service and marketing.

Oracle Announces Big Data Predictions for 2016

Big data deployments will become mainstream in 2016.

K5 Brand Solutions launches Loofre – an Online Table Reservation Services

K5 Brand Solutions launches Loofre – an Online Table Reservation Services

Loofre.com stands for Location, Offer and Reservation. The need for ‘Table Reservation’ services has been increasing exponentially for various reasons including increased disposable income, drastic change in lifestyle, exponential increase in number of restaurants, customer willingness to experience new cuisine and exposure to international concepts.

Skills Ministry signs MoU with Centurion University of Technology & Management

To provide apprenticeship to one lakh youth over the next three years.

Madhya Pradesh to get iconic model skill development centres

It is expected to enhance employability of the youth in the state.

Thinkcell acquires Testfunda.com

Investing 30 crores over the next 2 years in its 4 new verticals - GATEFORUM, YUKTI, Logiquest, Testfunda.com

Accenture employees participate in Coding Marathon

Accenture employees in 186 cities across 56 countries pledge to complete nearly 8,000 Hours of Code.

Paytm awards iPad Air to 150 high-performing employees

Expresses gratitude for their loyalty & contribution to the company’s present-day success

SkillsXchange: Connecting skills with jobs

The site will use intelligent algorithms to help skilled youth find relevant career opportunities and also assist corporates to find the right resources, with the skills tailored for the job requirements. 

Rishi Gour named Country President of Sodexo in India

Rishi joined Sodexo in 2011 and has since worked towards the brand’s promise of delivering Quality of Life Services to 400+ Corporate, Education and Healthcare clients through 40,000+ Sodexo employees spread across 1200+ sites.

IIM Trichy’s PGPM programme welcomed by CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the industry gold standard CFA charter. 

IIM, Bangalore wins Steel-a-thon II

IIM, Ahmedabad won the 1st Runners up position; JBIMS, Mumbai secured the 2nd Runners Up slot.

SAP unveils a next-gen consulting practice

SAP Next-Gen Consulting is a new strategic youth innovation initiative for the SAP ecosystem, enabling bright young minds to collaborate with SAP partners, the SAP University Alliances network, and SAP HR Early talent program participants.

Restructuring at Isuzu Motors India

Naohiro Yamaguchi has taken over from Takashi Kikuchi as the new managing director of Isuzu Motors India.

Educomp launches SmartclassOnline

SmartclassOnline combines internet, social and mobile technology to provide anytime, anywhere eLearning for school children

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FedEx Express appoints David Ross for India & other regions

Ross will be the president for New Middle East,Indian Subcontinent and Africa Region

Encore India ranked 19th by Great Place to Work

Encore was ranked on this year’s list, along with an elite group of 59 other workplaces.

Russia woos Indian IT with attractive investment programmes

Skolkovo Foundation and CEOs of Russian IT companies are also hopeful of proactive participation in ‘Digital India’

Hiring activity remains steady in Jan 2015 as compared to Jan 2014: Naukri Jobspeak

BFSI and Telecom sectors continued to show positive trend and registered a growth of 45% and 29% respectively in January 2015 over January 2014

TCS receives multiple honors at Brandon Hall Group Awards

Tata Consultancy Services has won three Brandon Hall Group awards under the Excellence in Learning category.

INSEAD book reveals experimentation is the only route to become a leader

'Act like a leader, think like a leader' claims introspection anchors us in the past, impedes change and holds back careers.

HCL Learning enters into a strategic partnership with Ricoh India

Ricoh has launched ClassTech, a digital classroom for private schools, powered by HCL Learning’s DigiSchool Platform to enter the Indian education space