Category: HR News and Updates

Sandeep Kataria becomes first Indian to be appointed as global CEO of Bata

Kataria was previously the CEO of Bata India He takes over from Alexis Nasard, who is stepping down after almost five years in the role Footwear major, Bata Shoe Organization, has announced the appointment of Sandeep Kataria as the company’s Chief Executive…Read More »

Ashok Leyland announces voluntary retirement scheme

Last year, Ashok Leyland had offered two months’ fixed pay for each completed year of service for employees with 15 years of tenure. For those who had completed between five and 10 years, it was offering one month of fixed pay. Ashok…Read More »

Amazon launches AFBP Program for MBA students in premier B-Schools in India

PTI | The programme allows students to gain a breadth of experience across Amazon’s businesses through a two month ‘incubator’ period, followed by a 24-30 months period where they gain domain expertise in particular ‘Lines of Business’ (LoBs), Amazon said in a…Read More »

Carlsberg Group elevates Joris Huijsmans as CHRO

As Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Joris will be the HR business partner to the ExCom as well as leading the Global HR Leadership Team. Carlsberg Group elevates Joris Huijsmans as Chief Human Resources Officer Joris Huijsmans will start his new…Read More »

TCS Plans to Buy Deutsche Bank Technology Unit

Deutsche Bank’s Sewing last year unveiled a restructuring plan centered on cutting 18,000 jobs, with about half of those expected in Germany. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Plans to Buy Deutsche Bank Technology Unit Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Asia’s biggest software exporter by…Read More »

Government graded relaxation in visa and travel restrictions

The Government has now decided to make a graded relaxation in visa and travel restrictions for more categories of foreign nationals and Indian nationals who wish to enter or leave India. Government of India graded relaxation in visa and travel restrictions In…Read More »

How Aptech keeps team’s morale high in the New Normal

The pandemic changed all that where WFH has become the accepted practice. How Aptech Keeps Team’s Morale High amidst the New Normal COVID-19 hit the world like something which we have never seen in our lifetime. It has not only altered the…Read More »

92% Indian professionals prefer robots for mental-health support

Of the over 1,000 professionals surveyed by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, 92 per cent feel that they would prefer robots helping them in case of mental health issues, than human beings. The study, by the HR research and advisory firm, revealed that…Read More »

Mahindra Logistics trains 20,000 in 2 years under PMKY

Third party logistics solution company, Mahindra Logistics (MLL), has not only added 10,100 seasonal jobs in preparation for the festive season, but plans to retain quite a few of them. The Company has trained about 20,000 people, including drivers and warehouse operators…Read More »

Over 5 lakh direct jobs to be offered by Salesforce in India

Salesforce will add over five lakh direct jobs in India in the times to come. While the California-based IT company will create about 13 lakh indirect jobs, it will take on 5,48,000 people directly soon. With an aim to decrease the digital…Read More »

Unexpected perks of work blending into life

‘As long as the work is delivered, you can do whatever you want’. This is the new mantra driving many team leads, and a certain indicator of work-life integration. HR professionals throw light on the shift from wary team leads to trusting…Read More »

92% Indian professionals feel meditation can reduce stress: Study

While one third of workers in India are suffering from increased burnout, as revealed by the Microsoft Work Trend Index report, it is heartening to see that a good majority has also zeroed in on the solution. A whopping 92 per cent…Read More »

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages to allow permanent WFH

PTI | The policy provisions for employee safety, their emotional and physical well-being, and also monetary support to make the work-home space ergonomics suitable Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages to allow permanent work from home PTI | Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) on Wednesday said…Read More »

Infosys to acquire Blue Acorn iCi, Adobe Platinum Partner

Blue Acorn iCi is an award-winning digital customer experience company. It brings to Infosys significant cross-technology capabilities through the convergence of customer experience, digital commerce, analytics, and experience driven commerce services. Infosys to Acquire Award-Winning Digital Customer Experience, Commerce & Analytics Company,…Read More »

What will happen to this generation of overworked employees?

Businesses have been forced to tighten budgets this year and it’s  employees who will feel it the most.  We all know about the long-term impacts of overworking. It makes us fatter. It makes us more unhappy. It diminishes our mental resilience. It…Read More »

Jealousy at work: keeping green-eyed monsters at bay

While jealousy might feel like a private emotion, when it seeps out in the workplace it can have significant impacts on culture. Jealousy is one of those emotions we can’t escape. And it can easily overcome us in the workplace. It crops…Read More »

How to build resilience in your hybrid workforce

By leaning into discomfort and disruption, leaders can forge a path towards resilience. It’s no secret that we’ve been working a little differently this year. From all-out lockdowns, half-full offices and myriad other combinations – our ways of working have become increasingly…Read More »

Ask a recruiter: the most difficult recruitment assignments

From meddling mayors to fickle candidates, sometimes there are assignments that just make recruiters want to pack it all in. In a perfect world, recruiters would already have the perfect person in mind for every role that opened up, and the journey…Read More »

More women selected as Fortune 500 board directors, but racial diversity lags

Board members have the ability to impact an organization’s talent strategies, culture and bottom line — which is why questions of board diversity have resonated strongly in 2020. Directors at Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. recognize the importance of proven expertise…Read More »

Employers fear they’re not meeting working parents’ needs, survey shows

Fewer than half of employers responding to a recent Willis Towers Watson survey agreed that their programs and policies were effectively meeting the needs of working parents, the firm said in a Sept. 17 announcement. That’s despite 74% of respondents saying that…Read More »