The evolving landscape of digital learning has the potential to change how education is transacted, and how teachers and learners engage and participate in the pedagogical processes.
B-schools still provide the best ecosystem, know-how, advice and support to start-ups
Uflex, India’s largest flexible packaging company, takes pride in the fact that as much as 82% of its workforce comprises of permanent employees.
‘Start-up India’, when searched on Google, brings up over 73 million results within 0.54 seconds.
The HR profession has evolved from a welfare, administration role to that of a business partner.
With about 4,500 start-ups at various stages of growth, our country is already the third largest in the global start-up ecosystem.
Prime Minister’s ‘Start-up India, Stand up India’ initiative can succeed only when the focus in our colleges shifts towards creating and owning intellectual property
Today, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Tata Trusts are holding the “UCLA-Tata Global Forum: Innovating for a Sustainable Energy Future” in New Delhi.
Standardised assessments, and not yet another certificate, are key to the success of the Skill India mission
Predictive learning systems, digital assessments, retention analytics and gamification will become a crucial part of HR manager’s arsenal
We’ve to work towards changing societal attitude, which has traditionally preferred formal higher education over skills training, through targeted awareness campaigns. We also have to attract and retain talent in teaching skills and encourage industry to differentiate certified trained skilled persons from those not formally certified
In 2016, we should focus on outcome-based learning models in elementary education and engagement with industry to link education with employability
Placing employees on the four quadrants of ‘high skill-high will’; ‘high skill-low will’; ‘low skill-high will’; and ‘low skill-low will’ can help determine the right management approach for given staff members
Managers must take responsibility for building a more cohesive society
Having the highest interview-to-hire ratio, referrals are the most productive sourcing channel
Chirag Patel, CEO, KOOH Sports, believes that companies such as his are contributing towards making India a sporting nation.
HCL TalentCare, which is the newest business venture of HCL Corporation, aims to be a global talent-solutions company offering integrated products and services to meet the growing demand for quality talent.
The percentage of large PSUs using GATE as the screening method has gone up from 4% in 2012 to 29% in 2015. Next year it might touch 35%
In a recent research by the Human Resource Management Center, 92% of the millennials surveyed said they would like the freedom to work from anywhere. Another 62% said they would like to travel while working
Sustained policy interventions can ensure a level-playing field
While some universities should focus on skills and training people for the jobs, others should focus on research and competing at the global level
While human resource management (HRM) has been a crucial component of any organisation’s functioning, of late its importance has been rising, especially with the confluence of disruptive technologies.
India’s demographic advantage—with over 50% of the population expected to be under the age of 25 years by 2020—is a well-known fact across the globe today.
The government’s ambitious programme to skill the unemployed youth of the country should be supported by similar efforts from corporate entities. Some companies have already taken the lead
E-education is commonplace now. A new trend we notice is edutainment, where companies have started blending education with entertainment to ensure that the process of learning doesn’t become boring after a point of time
Of the several difficulties that start-ups face, perhaps the trickiest one can be finding the right talent
Over the past few years, workplaces are constantly seeing a new generation of workforce joining the offices. Each time this happens…