Nasscom appoints Accenture’s Rekha Menon as Chairperson

Rekha takes on the position from her previous role as Vice-Chairperson, succeeding UB Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys, who served as chairman for 2020-21. Nasscom appoints Accenture’s Rekha Menon as Chairperson Rekha M Menon, Chairperson and Sr. Managing Director of Accenture…Read More »

ESI Corporation expands coverage of ESI Scheme

Apart from beneficiaries of ESI schemes, health services of under-utilized ESIC hospitals have been made available to non-Insured Person (IPs). ESI Corporation expands coverage of ESI Scheme The Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Corporation has decided to expand coverage of ESI Scheme and…Read More »

Kotak Life appoints Ruchira Bhardwaja as CHRO

Ruchira joins from Future Generali India where she was working as Chief HR Officer for more than 5 years. Kotak Life appoints Ruchira Bhardwaja as Chief Human Resource Officer Kotak Life Insurance appoints Ruchira Bhardwaja as Chief Human Resource Officer, effective March…Read More »

What does agile HR actually look like?

The upheaval of 2020 had many organisations scrambling to adopt more agile HR practices or risk falling behind. But what does it take to get it right? Survival in 2020 required rapid adaptation. This meant organisations that had baked agility into their…Read More »

Redeployments: a legal refresher

As JobKeeper comes to an end next month, redundancies could be on the table for some organisations. So now is the perfect time to brush up on your legal obligations around redeployment. With the COVID-19 pandemic (generally) under control in Australia and…Read More »

3 ways upskilling can boost the post-COVID economy

A new report finds the practice will be key to stimulating recovery. At the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda 2021 conference late last month, global leaders came together to discuss how to restore trust in a post-COVID-19 world. One of the week’s…Read More »

42 lakh jobs in 12 countries: Skill Ministry

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has identified 42 lakh jobs, both blue- and grey –collar — about three lakh opportunities in Europe, about 26 in the Gulf and about 10 in Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland and the US —…Read More »

103 of Lufthansa’s cabin crew in India laid off

Lufthansa’s 140-strong cabin crew, based in India, will now be reduced to 37. The Airline has let go about 103 members, amidst severe losses. These were flight attendants, who were working on a fixed-term contract, with some of them having spent over…Read More »

Razorpay will hire 650 by December 2021

The company which currently has 1,300 employees hired over 550 people last year and witnessed a three times business growth in the pandemic-hit year. Razorpay, the fintech unicorn, will hire 650 employees for its technology, product and business teams by December 2021.…Read More »

12 ways to make telework work — for the long haul

It’s critical to understand how best to manage individuals whom you cannot see without an appointment. Consider how to monitor progress effectively and how to communicate to your workforce regarding both feedback and any newly implemented changes to monitoring. Employers are increasingly…Read More »