Category: HR News and Updates

Dave Ulrich receives Lifetime Achievement Award from IMS

PRN | Dr. Ulrich’s research and writing have earned him the title “the Father of Modern HR.” He is ranked as the #1 management guru by Business Week and was profiled by Fast Company as one of the world’s top 10 creative…Read More »

Disgruntled Employee Shutting Down Company’s image

We usually talk about dis-engaged employees and productivity but what  about disgruntled employees? Employees who are really angry or upset at work are not much talked about as these cases do not occur very often or organizations do not consider the potential…Read More »

Importance and challenges of leadership in today’s organizations

Business organizations today have to face an environment which is complex, uncertain and dynamic. Leadership becomes very important in such a scenario to provide organizations with the right vision. It is that part of HR which can make the right use of…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 »

A quick guide to people-focused human capital management

Keep it simple: discover the benefits of one touch people technology. We wouldn’t put up with clunky technology when using our smartphones to order food or email colleagues, so why should we stand for it when it comes to our workforce experience?…Read More »

HR’s role in building the future skills needed for tomorrow’s workforce

Much has been written about the gaping holes in the skill sets of workforces as we prepare for the future of work. The good news is that experts believe it’s not as bad as we might think. Common across most of the…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 »

Tips & Tools for Motivating Remote Staff to Stay Engaged and Productive

Looking back a few months and noticing how everything has changed because of COVID-19 is more than enough to run a chill down the spine. There are so many uncertainties that COVID-19 has presented in front of the world that everyone is…Read More »

US stocks set to resume climb, while bond yields and the dollar slip as investors mull lower-than-expected inflation

US stocks were set to climb on Thursday morning after flatlining the previous day, with investors weighing a weaker-than-expected inflation report and a dovish tone from the Federal Reserve. Bond yields and the dollar slipped overnight in the wake of the inflation…Read More »

Baggage Delivery Delayed at Mumbai Airport as SpiceJet Loaders go on Strike Due to Salary Cut

Loaders employed with SpiceJet are protesting against salary cuts and have gone on strike at Mumbai airport. This is causing delays in baggage delivery. The loaders have been receiving just half their salaries for months now. With no clue as to when…Read More »

Home working linked to rise in musculoskeletal disorders

More than a third (37.7%) of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) cases were connected to work in 2020, compared with just 1.4% in 2019. According to analysis of data compiled by THOR-gP by health and safety consultants Arinite, keyboard work was the third biggest…Read More »

Jobs To Rise As Indian Inc Plans To Boost Hiring Activity Soon. But There Is A Catch

Hiring activity in India is likely to increase soon as demand rises in the wake of higher economic activity in the country. Hiring sentiments among top firms have also been boosted as India prepares to begin its first phase of mass vaccination against…Read More »

NPS Schemes Deliver Returns Up To 22% In One Year. Will the trend continue?

Scheme G of NPS invests in government bonds and related securities. It is a low-risk investment option. Double-digit returns in the past one year has been luring naive investors to invest in such schemes HDFC Pension Fund gave 21.77% returns in Tier…Read More »

Choosing a job that will help you achieve balance

Let’s face it: Adulting is hard. You have responsibilities, bills to pay, and people who depend on you. And meeting those obligations means one thing: You need a J-O-B. But a job should be about more than just making those monthly ends…Read More »

Remote onboarding: How to make your remote newbies feel welcome

After many months of hunkering down for pandemic work life, many employees and organizations are settling into this new normal of remote work. And that doesn’t just mean Zoom happy hours and endless calls where people think they’re on mute, but aren’t.…Read More »

Govt approves multi-modal logistics hub at Greater Noida, will create over 2 lakh jobs

PTI | The Union Cabinet also approved a proposal to set up industrial corridor nodes at Krishnapatnam and Tumakuru under CBIC, said Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar. Govt approves multi-modal logistics hub at Greater Noida, will create over 2 lakh…Read More »

Top Workplace Trends & Future of Work for 2021

As we look ahead to 2021, we find strong lessons to be learnt and the wind of change is blowing strong. Here are the important future trends that we need to watch out for in 2021 Top Workplace Trends & Future of…Read More »

TCS, Saipem Partner For Offshore Drilling Ops

Marco Toninelli, COO, Saipem Offshore Drilling, talks about the Saipem-TCS collaboration to create a digital twin platform to transform operations for higher operational efficiency, safety, and sustainability. TCS, Saipem Partner For Offshore Drilling Ops Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been selected as the…Read More »

Jindal Steel and Power appoints Hemant Kumar as CFO

ANI | Kumar has over 28 years of experience with leading industrial houses like Dalmia Cement, Jindal Saw Ltd, Hero Motors, and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd Jindal Steel and Power appoints Hemant Kumar as CFO Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has appointed Hemant…Read More »

Govt disbursed around Rs 13300 crores thru EPFO COVID-19 advance claim: Santosh Gangwar

Under the Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana, those insured who have lost their jobs due to the lockdown will be paid 50 per cent of their last drawn salaries for the period of three months. Govt disbursed around Rs 13300 crores thru…Read More »