TNS India and Microsoft introduce a green skilling initiative to increase youth employability.
Tata Group announces significant HR leadership changes: Kandi to Tata Motors; Kumar to Air India.
As part of a reorganisation exercise, Chinese short-video making app TikTok has decided to reduce the size of its sales and advertising teams. This move is aimed at cutting costs and is expected to affect at least 60 employees in New York, Austin, Los Angeles and some locations outside of the US. While the exact number of impacted employees has not been disclosed, some media reports estimate it to be around 100. A townhall meeting has been scheduled for 23 January to discuss this further. TikTok’s US workforce consists of about 7,000 employees, while its parent company, ByteDance, has over 150,000 employees worldwide. In October 2023, TikTok had made headlines when it was reported that the company had asked its managers to give lower ratings to employees during performance reviews. T...
Apple opens a new 15-story office in Bengaluru's Minsk Square, which will house up to 1,200 employees.
Thales, a global leader in defence, aerospace, and digital identity and security, has opened its second Bengaluru office
Salesforce provides opportunities for women to advance their careers
General Motors has reversed its decision to lay off 1,245 employees in Brazil
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has joined forces with HCLTech to address the skills gap among Indian youth. This effort is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to equip Indian youth with AI and digital know-how. The focus of the collaboration includes developing new products and programmes to improve digital skills education solutions, creating scalable assessments, and providing reskilling and upskilling opportunities. Both organisations aim to shift hiring from qualifications-based to skills-based with the projected growth of the assessment market reaching $10 billion by 2027.