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A new synonym for caring

Outplacement shows that an organisation is interested in an employee’s welfare even after he has been struck off the rolls As companies downsize due to an increased reliance on technology, HR teams are finding themselves focused on helping…

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Data scientists get most salary hikes in startups

  Data scientists and front-end developers were the roles that received the maximum compensation increases in startups in 2017. Both received an average salary increase of about 25% last year, compared to the year before, according to data…

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India Salary Benchmark 2018 Report: India to see uptick in hiring

Recruitment activity is set to see an upsurge in India on the back of robust economic growth, says recruitment firm Michael Page’s India Salary Benchmark 2018 report, shared exclusively with ET. The main factors behind the projected increase…

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Stepping up: Auto companies set to recruit in big numbers

The Indian automobile sector is set to witness a pickup in hiring over the next 12 months, largely driven by the passenger vehicle segment which has seen many launches in the last year in addition to the advent of…

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Give kudos where it is due

With Employee Appreciation Day round the corner, here are a few pointers on how to show your people that you care If you sense there is little appreciation going around in your organisation, it’s time to get down…

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Are you hiring leaders your business really needs?

With productivity and profitability at stake, organisations have to increase their strike rate in the area of talent evaluation Hiring and promoting the right talent are timeless challenges for organisations. Mistakes in this area can prove extremely costly….

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There are no shortcuts to skilling

Corporates have to do more than just allocating funds for skill development initiatives — they have to be out there in the trenches with those they seek to help Corporate India has stepped up its commitment to skill…

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The advent of HR business partners

They ensure development of human resources is in alignment with business objectives Over the last decade, many organisations have seen value in having HR business partners with the aim of finding business solutions that are more in alignment…

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Do you have a powerful workplace identity?

The good news is that it can be developed through a four-step process The term identity is used in various ways. In one of its more common usages, it refers to the unique characteristics of an individual that…

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Career lessons from unexpected quarters

The workforce in the informal sector is resilient and agile and has the ability to adapt to any adverse situation Announcement about impending layoffs can be alarming for any employee. Equally nerve-wracking is the after-effect of losing a…

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