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India’s trendiest start-ups operate out of cafes! TimesJobs At 28, Ritu Ghuwalewala learnt to fire an employee. Highly qualified, he was a crucial and only local member of her team in Mumbai back in 2012. For Ritu, an Indore girl, this was a tough, growing-up moment. “If it had been an office where ours was the only company, I do not know how Click here to read more Venture capitalists now catching startups at birth TimesJobs Venture...
Indian companies use cutting-edge tech for HR TimesJobs One of the most innovative uses of technology in the human resource function is coming from the Indian market with more than one in every three organisations implementing or planning to implement a new Human Resource Management System, according to the latest findings of a survey by Towers Watson. India is also far ahead of the rest of the world in adopting mobile technology Click here...
TVS Motor appoints Sudarshan Venu as Joint MD TimesJobs Two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company has appointed Sudarshan Venu as its joint managing director with immediate effect. 24-year-old Sudarshan Venu is the only son of Venu Srinivasan, chairman and managing director of TVS Motor, and Mallika Srinivasan. He was a whole time director with the company. “The company is steadily increasing its market share and Click here to read more It takes...
Private bank chiefs to stay in office till age of 70 TimesJobs The Reserve Bank has ended the suspense on the age limit for private sector bank chief executives, bringing relief for investors in HDFC Bank and IndusInd Bank, who might have been worried about the fate of their rock star chiefs who have delivered enormous returns in the past few years. Full-time directors of private banks can now Click here to read more Hyderabad: Google,...
Hiring stabilizes as appraisal cycle ends TimesJobs Hiring witnessed an overall drop of 8 per cent in August 2014, according to the latest TimesJobs.com RecruiteX report. The drop in demand index was not confined to industries but evenly spread across functional areas, locations and experience levels. During July 2014 hiring has registered an increase of 16 per cent. This is a common Click here to read more Eight ways HR can tap Enterprise...
How HR heads are increasingly engaging in 'fun' activities with Gen Y to retain talent TimesJobs He’s an Indian working with a German multinational corporation who likes making Latin dance moves. After a long day at work, Arijit Sengupta, the human resources (HR) head of Adidas India, puts on his dancing shoes to have fun with his team by doing Zumba, a popular fitness programme inspired by Latin dance. HR head Click here to read more...
Leadership/manager development has been in the news for many years now. Frequently, there is pressure on Human Resources to show results in this area. Read this article for some fresh ideas on how to arm yourself, before you invest in leadership training. 1. What’s your business purpose: Understand what is it that your organization is hoping to accomplish. Are you a startup company hoping to carve your own niche? Are you an established player...
Leadership/manager development has been in the news for many years now. Frequently, there is pressure on Human Resources to show results in this area. Read this article for some fresh ideas on how to arm yourself, before you invest in leadership training. 1. What’s your business purpose: Understand what is it that your organization is hoping to accomplish. Are you a startup company hoping to carve your own niche? Are you an established player...
Leadership/manager development has been in the news for many years now. Frequently, there is pressure on Human Resources to show results in this area. Read this article for some fresh ideas on how to arm yourself, before you invest in leadership training. 1. What’s your business purpose: Understand what is it that your organization is hoping to accomplish. Are you a startup company hoping to carve your own niche? Are you an established player...
Infosys forms strategies to prevent attrition TimesJobs Infosys is considering may measures to check attrition in the company, which has led to almost 20% employees leaving the IT giant in the last financial year. Infosys also granted almost 22,800 restricted stock units, valued at more than Rs 8 crore, to its new CEO and managing director Vishal Sikka in August. Infosys has Click here to read more Skilling is key to India’s growth: Ficci-...