Wednesday, September 30

Human Resources

Manjit Sachdev Appointed as Head – Content  for Voot & Voot Select
Entertainment, Joining Announcement

Manjit Sachdev Appointed as Head – Content for Voot & Voot Select

Manjit Sachdev,  Head -  Content, Voot & Voot Select Mumbai, Sept. 23, 2020: Strengthening its creative team and focus on building an  immersive and inclusive content strategy, Viacom18 has announced the appointment of Manjit Sachdev as  Head -  Content  for its leading Video on Demand brands Voot & Voot Select.  Manjit, in her new role, will lead the content team at Voot and will be responsible for driving the future original content strategy across the Advertising and Subscription businesses of Voot & Voot Select. Manjit Sachdev comes with over 18 years of experience in the Media and Entertainment Industry. Prior to joining Viacom18 she has been successfully driving the content strategy at various brands in the M&E space like AltBalaji & Sony Entertainment. At Alt...
Businesses Need Comprehensive Guidelines for Work-from-Home Model: Rajappan
Human Resources, Interviews

Businesses Need Comprehensive Guidelines for Work-from-Home Model: Rajappan

The evolution of HR technology has influenced the way businesses recruit, develop and manage talent. It has paved ways for human resource professionals to emphasize on business impact initiatives like leadership development and talent acquisition. The Coronavirus pandemic has made businesses realize the importance of HR technology and how it can let business function in a Work-from-Home model. HR technology firms have dedicated themselves to develop technology products and solutions to support talents, business strategy and the unique needs of different business. HR technology becomes altogether more important during this time of pandemic. Prasad Rajappan, Founder and CEO - ZingHR Mr. Prasad Rajappan, Founder and CEO - ZingHR talks to MediaCatalyst about ZingHR, the cu...
Paree Launches #PartnersInProgress Initiative to Empower Its Employees
Human Resources

Paree Launches #PartnersInProgress Initiative to Empower Its Employees

New Delhi, Sept. 17, 2020: Soothe Healthcare, the parent company of Paree, a homegrown sanitary pad brand is building a conducive environment that honours and appreciates its employees' efforts with their newly launched #PartnersInProgress program. The #PartnersInProgress endeavours Paree’s belief in equal opportunity for employment, enhancement, and elevation for the qualified. The management at Paree has decided to take a different approach towards individual growth of the employees by rewarding and recognizing them based on their skills and contribution and not by hierarchy.The career ladder at Paree revolves around dimensions such as skill building, personal growth and the responsibility taken in the organization which maps well to the culture and value of the company. Under the...
How Upskilling and Business Learning can Create an Advanced Workforce
Column, Human Resources

How Upskilling and Business Learning can Create an Advanced Workforce

Author: Deepshikha Kumar, Founder, SpeakIn Technology has changed the way we do business. In this rapidly growing environment, there is a constant need for employees to consistently acquire new skills and technical knowledge to keep pace with the world. Keeping up with the evolving technological advancement is a challenge for companies irrespective of their size. Even though technology creates powerful business opportunities, it also highlights skill gaps in sectors where the demand for skilled workers is high. COVID has forced organizations to digitize at an unprecedented rate which has caused an immediate need of workers who can engage with customers across virtual touchpoints, and understand data and its associated tools. With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and mach...
How Campus Placements can be Scheduled Vis-a-vis COVID-19
Column, Human Resources

How Campus Placements can be Scheduled Vis-a-vis COVID-19

Author: Siddhartha Gupta, CEO, Mercer | Mettl Campus placements are a way for organizations to hire candidates from the massive talent pools available that come with various new skill sets, interests, and expertise. Many big companies, including technology giants like Google, TCS, Wipro, Capgemini, Accenture, Tech Mahindra, and PepsiCo, are honouring their job offers made to campus hires despite the weak economic outlook caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. While it looks like some campuses might not see campus placements this year, especially Tier-2 and Tier-3 colleges, others like IIT-Delhi had record-breaking placements this year even after many companies rescinded their job offers. What’s the current organizational strategy to abide by the social distancing practices and yet hire th...
Ecom Express to Hire 30000+ Workforce for the Upcoming Festive Season
E-Commerce, Human Resources

Ecom Express to Hire 30000+ Workforce for the Upcoming Festive Season

Mumbai, Sept. 14, 2020: Ecom Express, a technology-enabled end-to-end logistics solutions provider to the e-commerce industry, today announced that it will be creating 30,000+ seasonal employment during September and October months across its Fulfilment Centres, Hubs, Sortation Centres, and Delivery Centres. The Company is gearing up for the surge in online shopping backed by festival sales and increasing preference for doorstep deliveries. The majority of the hires will be delivery personnel, hub and sorting centre associates, and workforce for the warehousing activities. These seasonal positions have been created across the country with 3/4thof the hiring beyond metros as well as cities including, Ahmedabad, Surat, Vijayawada, Chandigarh, Indore, Patna, Lucknow, Kanpur, Bhopal, a...
Senior Journalist Arindam Mukherjee Joins Kaizzen as Director – Media & Strategy
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Senior Journalist Arindam Mukherjee Joins Kaizzen as Director – Media & Strategy

New Delhi, September 7, 2020 - Kaizzen, an independent Public Relations and Digital Media Agency, has strengthened its media advisory and content services, with the appointment of Arindam Mukherjee as Director -  Media and Strategy. Mr. Mukherjee will focus on media, strategy and content for Kaizzen’s clients and work closely with Vineet Handa, Founder and CEO, Kaizzen and Rahul Mehta, COO, Kaizzen. An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Mr. Mukherjee has also been trained by the Reuters Foundation on International Financial Writing. He has been a business journalist for over 25 years and brings in a rich experience in media and content to Kaizzen. Prior to joining Kaizzen, he has worked in leadership roles in leading national publications. His last role was as E...
Artificial Intelligence Jobs See a Spike in Interest: Indeed
Human Resources

Artificial Intelligence Jobs See a Spike in Interest: Indeed

MUMBAI, September 04, 2020: Data from Indeed has revealed job searches in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has risen 106% in the past year (June 2019 to June 2020). Job searches around AI-related jobs have seen a 20% increase in the last 6 months alone (March 2020 to July 2020), in line with the onset COVID-19. The increasing role of AI in the post-COVID era In the wake of the global pandemic, industries across the board are witnessing an accelerated adoption of AI-led technologies in order to ensure business continuity during the changed circumstances. An increasing number of functions are being automated, creating a need for more skilled tech talent. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has boosted not only the creation of jobs in the space, but also the interest in AI-related jobs, a...
Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya Takes Charge as Director (Projects), NTPC
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Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya Takes Charge as Director (Projects), NTPC

MUMBAI, August 28, 2020: Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya has taken charge as Director (Projects), NTPC on 28th August, 2020. Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya, Director (Projects), NTPC Mr. Bhattacharya joined NTPC in the year 1984 as Ninth Batch of Engineering Executive Trainees and was initially posted at NTPC Korba which was then situated in Madhya Pradesh. He is an Electrical Engineering Graduate from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has also completed his PG Diploma in Management from MDI, Gurgaon. Mr. Bhattacharya started his career in Green Field Project Construction, followed by working in the areas of Power Plant Operation & Maintenance, Renovation & Modernization, Environment Management and Technical Services at NTPC Farakka (1600 MW) in West Bengal. After serving in Farakka ...
Monster.com Partners with NASSCOM for Its SME Advantage Program
Human Resources

Monster.com Partners with NASSCOM for Its SME Advantage Program

Mumbai, August 27, 2020: Monster.com has partnered with the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) as its exclusive talent search partner for the SME member companies under the NASSCOM SME advantage program.  Through this partnership, Monster aims to support over 2,400 SMEs in meeting their talent requirements by offering its cutting-edge hiring solutions. In addition to offering Monster’s robust platform, this alliance will provide a unique solution to help SME’s to connect with job seekers from remote locations. Not only that, a dedicated page for COVID affected professionals has been created to help meet their hiring needs. Commenting on the partnership, Monster.com spokesperson, said; “At Monster, it has been our constant endeavor to...