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  • ‘HR leaders have a task more important than that of the CEO’: TV Rao Nov 13, 2022 08:06 PM IST

    ‘HR leaders have a task more important than that of the CEO’: TV Rao

    Veteran HR professionals and co-authors of a new book, 'Leaders in the Making: The Crucibles of Change-Makers in HR', TV Rao and Arvind Agrawal say HR needs to realise the importance of their job — taking care of lives and livelihood — and must connect with and nurture the Gen Z employees.

  • HR tech startup Keka secures $57 million from WestBridge Capital Nov 09, 2022 04:39 PM IST

    HR tech startup Keka secures $57 million from WestBridge Capital

    Founded by Vijay Yalamanchilli in 2015, Keka is an HR tech platform in India for small and medium enterprises with 20-5,000 employees.

  • Swiggy brings in moonlighting policy, employees can earn on the side Aug 03, 2022 12:56 PM IST

    Swiggy brings in moonlighting policy, employees can earn on the side

    The company has said employees can take up external projects for free or for economic consideration. In case of a conflict of interest or the project interferring with their Swiggy duties, it will have to go through an approval process

  • Why airlines have themselves to blame for the HR turbulence Jul 14, 2022 10:22 AM IST

    Why airlines have themselves to blame for the HR turbulence

    Airfares have not moved north as much as the operating costs have, and for any organisation to give out money to its employees, it needs a steady and profit-making business — which the airline industry does not see on the horizon 

  • From IT to retail, the top five sectors where hiring continues to be strong Jul 08, 2022 04:32 PM IST

    From IT to retail, the top five sectors where hiring continues to be strong

    This assertion from staffing firms and job aggregators also syncs with broader government figures related to merchandise export, GST collections and payroll numbers.

  • Corporate Crossings | Polygon ropes in Airbnb's Bhumika Srivastava as new Global Head of HR Jun 09, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    Corporate Crossings | Polygon ropes in Airbnb's Bhumika Srivastava as new Global Head of HR

    Polygon in a press statement, said that Web3 mainstream adoption is one of the organization’s biggest challenges, and employing people-centric solutions will maximize the potential of Polygon’s human capital in reaching its brand objectives.

  • As DCB Bank charts growth path, HR head lists 6 hiring traits he looks for Jun 07, 2022 02:19 PM IST

    As DCB Bank charts growth path, HR head lists 6 hiring traits he looks for

    Candidates must have a positive attitude, curiosity, and ability to deliver, Venkattesh R, head of HR tells Moneycontrol

  • Exclusive | HR is changing, increasingly getting catapulted to business operations: Chandrajit Pati of PI Industries May 27, 2022 04:52 PM IST

    Exclusive | HR is changing, increasingly getting catapulted to business operations: Chandrajit Pati of PI Industries

    Pati says the employee-employer relationship is changing and employees are seeking to become partners in business. Talent managers will have a bigger role here―to understand what employees are looking for, what is changing, their expectations, and how HR is able to address it

  • Google India appoints Shraddhanjali Rao as HR Head Apr 22, 2022 06:36 PM IST

    Google India appoints Shraddhanjali Rao as HR Head

    Before joining Google India, Rao was vice president of human resources for SAP in India.

  • Storyboard18 | What’s common between HR & Marketing? TechM’s global CPO & marketing chief explains Apr 19, 2022 10:09 AM IST

    Storyboard18 | What’s common between HR & Marketing? TechM’s global CPO & marketing chief explains

    Tech Mahindra’s global chief people officer and head of marketing, Harshvendra Soin, decodes the dual role and why it works.

  • Google's DeepMind research lab took nearly a year for firing researcher accused of sexual misconduct Apr 05, 2022 12:57 PM IST

    Google's DeepMind research lab took nearly a year for firing researcher accused of sexual misconduct

    An ex-employee from Google's AI research lab filed a formal complaint against the researcher in 2019 but the company didn't fire him until 2020

  • Storyboard18 | Why are ad agencies losing talent to startups, streaming platforms? Dec 07, 2021 05:14 PM IST

    Storyboard18 | Why are ad agencies losing talent to startups, streaming platforms?

    The pandemic accelerated adland’s talent drain. But where are people going and, more importantly, why can’t ad agencies hold on to their talent?

  • Storyboard18 | Ashish Bhasin moves on from Dentsu International Nov 12, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    Storyboard18 | Ashish Bhasin moves on from Dentsu International

    Dentsu International's Asia-Pacific CEO and India chairman Ashish Bhasin says he has put in his papers to pursue personal interests, starting with an Advanced Management Program at Harvard.

  • Hiring trends: Non-IT roles also see pick up; Q3 holds the key to future jobs Aug 18, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    Hiring trends: Non-IT roles also see pick up; Q3 holds the key to future jobs

    Companies are in wait-and-watch mode on full resumption of work in offices due to fears over a third wave of Covid-19.

  • Exit interviews: What to admit and what to leave out Aug 14, 2021 09:09 AM IST

    Exit interviews: What to admit and what to leave out

    Being honest about why you are leaving this job and what the organisation could do better are the key. But, getting into a blame-game and badmouthing colleagues is a big no-no.

  • Job Advertisements: Time to come clean on salary to be offered? Aug 07, 2021 09:45 AM IST

    Job Advertisements: Time to come clean on salary to be offered?

    Job seekers want recruiters to disclose approximate salaries for the roles advertised so that they can make a better decision while applying for these positions.

  • As COVID-19 cases drop, hiring at India Inc limps back Aug 06, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    As COVID-19 cases drop, hiring at India Inc limps back

    While the auto, pharma and insurance sectors are seeing some improvement in hiring, the hospitality and travel sectors continue to go slow

  • Partnerships on strategic research, 'twinning programmes' with foreign institutes key to internationalisation of education: UGC Aug 03, 2021 03:26 PM IST

    Partnerships on strategic research, 'twinning programmes' with foreign institutes key to internationalisation of education: UGC

    UGC said that these include strategic research partnership with global institutes, organising international seminars and workshops as well as collaboration with the faculty of Indian and foreign institutes.

  • Hiring sees 11% QoQ growth in June quarter, says Indeed India Hiring Tracker Aug 02, 2021 02:24 PM IST

    Hiring sees 11% QoQ growth in June quarter, says Indeed India Hiring Tracker

    Large businesses continued to dominate hiring activity (59 percent of employers), while hiring by mid-sized businesses saw a decline (38 percent).

  • Break the stigma: Time to make mental health part of sick leave Jul 31, 2021 08:45 AM IST

    Break the stigma: Time to make mental health part of sick leave

    Employees are often forced to give excuses for taking time off for mental health. It is crucial that organisations make mental health leave a standard HR practice.

  • Dear keyboard warriors, your future employer is watching Jul 24, 2021 09:10 AM IST

    Dear keyboard warriors, your future employer is watching

    Social media posts of candidates, be it personal or professional, are now the first on the list for scrutiny by prospective employers.

  • COVID-19 second wave | 7 in 10 Gen Z job applications rejected, cancelled Jul 15, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    COVID-19 second wave | 7 in 10 Gen Z job applications rejected, cancelled

    The study shows that nearly 70% of Gen Z job applicants didn’t get a positive response after waiting for long periods, while a similar proportion said their applications were either cancelled or delayed indefinitely.

  • Skill India | Learning should not stop with earning: PM Modi Jul 15, 2021 10:56 AM IST

    Skill India | Learning should not stop with earning: PM Modi

    Make India and self 'Atmanirbhar' (self reliant) through upskilling and reskilling should be the core focus, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Sales and IT functions are outliers in salary hikes, shows TeamLease report Jul 12, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    Sales and IT functions are outliers in salary hikes, shows TeamLease report

    Three sectors where the salaries have witnessed a 10 percent growth are BFSI, healthcare and allied industries, and IT and knowledge services.

  • Growth in hiring demand across all industries despite COVID-19 second wave, shows Monster Employment Index Jul 12, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    Growth in hiring demand across all industries despite COVID-19 second wave, shows Monster Employment Index

    Overall job postings have also improved by 7 percent year-on-year (June 2021 versus June 2020), indicating an optimistic outlook for the coming months.