Uber’s New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s Challenges Are Not Technological But Cultural

Uber has got a new chief in Dara Khosrowshahi, the former Chief Executive Officer of travel company, Expedia. From the very public and controversy-ridden Travis Kalanick, founder and former CEO to the relatively less known Khosrowshahi, Uber is purring itself to a new lane. At least that’s what the choice of the CEO points out to.

Companies trying to use bots in HR-related functions: Study

Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) are starting to pilot the use of bots in HR-related functions.

Thoughts About Bots In Human Capital Management and Beyond!

In a recent research note we highlighted a key trend about Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) piloting and implementing Workforce Empowerment Systems (WES) to win the war for talent. This trend was noted in our recent Greyhound Research study titled Global CHRO Priorities 2016, where we spoke to 750+ CHROs from across the globe.

The Insight-Led Approach To Talent Processes – Points To Ponder for CHROs

The correlation between employee engagement and organisational success is a no-brainer. Over decades while Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) have automated processes that translate to improved employee performance, they continue to search better ways to motivate employees. The need to align their team to organisational goals and be counted as a strategic advisor to the management continue to be some of the long standing struggles of CHROs.

Wipro hikes staff wages by 7%

Fixed pay of junior and mid-level employees also raised

Wipro has hiked wages of its employees by seven per cent, in line with the industry, to curb attrition and rejuvenate growth.

Cisco adds 129 crorepatis in a year to retain talent

The number of crorepatis at Cisco India shot up to 132 in 2014 from just three in the previous year, a development that comes at a time when the USbased network equipment maker is gearing up to cash in on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India’ initiative. With a fresh investment of $1.7 billion, the company is offering huge salary hikes to retain employees, even as it looks to hire the best engineering and sales talent from local as well as international markets.

#GreyhoundInMedia: Hop, skip and jump: Making sense of the attrition puzzle in IT sector #Press #Media #Firstbiz

The irony is hard to escape. It is a sector where the perks for the staff are top notch, but it is also one where attrition is extreme. The sector in question is information technology and IT enabled services (ITeS). A recent survey by executive search firm MANCER Consulting reveals that ITeS will face the highest overall attrition of 21 percent this year with the junior level seeing exits at almost 30 percent.

CVs of HCL Infosystems’ employees flood job portals

HCL Infosystems’ exit from PC manufacturing and the ongoing organisational restructuring have prompted many staff to post resumes on job portals.In the past one month, there has been a substantial rise in the number of resumes with ‘active’ status on job portals. According to a director at a third-party staffing firm, there were around 2,500 active resumes in just one job portal that have been updated in the last 15 days and over 3,300 that were updated in the last one month. “It’s quite a large number for a company of that size,” said the director, requesting anonymity.

Rise in HCL Infosystems’ staff CVs on job portals points to churn

HCL Infosystems’ exit from PC manufacturing and the ongoing organisational restructuring have prompted many staff to post resumes on job portals. In the past one month, there has been a substantial rise in the number of resumes with ‘active’ status on job portals. According to a director at a third-party staffing firm, there were around 2,500 active resumes in just one job portal that have been updated in the last 15 days and over 3,300 that were updated in the last one month. “It’s quite a large number for a company of that size,” said the director, requesting anonymity.