NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter IDFC Bank and Shriram Group Abandon Merger Talks: Report
” IDFC Bank and Shriram Capital have reportedly called off their merger negotiations, over a difference in agreement on the valuation of share swap agreement. According to a recent news report, after nearly four months, the deal fell through as Shriram Capital, the bigger business did not agree to a share swap ratio proposed by
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Converge India 2017: Pulling it together and Getting it right
” Technology is enabling organizations on an unimaginable scale. It is changing the way we live and work.  KPMG: KPMG Academy has been inculcated technology in the way they curated their learning parameters. It believes in the adage: Failing to learn is learning to fail It believed in Creating a strategic intent for learners to
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Talent Overview: A C-Suite View by Suresh Narayanan
” In this uberized world, we are facing a number of realities in the workforce today – while there is an emphasis on new people practices which are due to the changing demography in the workforce with Millennials coming in, there are various new technologies which are sweeping the way we all are working today.
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter As India goes digital, cyber security jobs are on the rise
” With the aim to transform India into a digitally empowered society, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Digital India. The campaign includes steps like Aadhar, De-monetization, and Digital India to accelerate India’s transition from an analog to a digital economy.  The initiative, Digital India, and subsequent demonetization have pushed the demand for cybersecurity talent. Suresh
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Why managers are stingy in appreciating your work
” Have you ever felt that your manager doesn’t recognize you enough or doesn’t recognize you at all despite you putting in 100% of your effort at work? Here are some reasons why he chooses not to appreciate you  Time – The most common reason given by most managers is that appreciating someone through formal
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter EdGE Networks raises $4.5 million in Series A funding
” EdGE Networks, an AI-driven HR tech solutions company, has secured $4.5 million in Series A funding led by Kalaari Capital with Ventureast as co-investor. The company will use the capital to build upon its early success in the HR Technology space by strengthening its core product offerings for Workforce Optimization and Talent Acquisition. The
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Jessica Neal is now the Chief Talent Officer at Netflix
” Netflix Inc. has announced the promotion of Jessica Neal as Chief Talent Officer, leading the group responsible for culture, human resources, recruiting, and coaching the global team behind the world’s leading internet entertainment service. Netflix shared the news through their media center recently.  I’m delighted to be back at Netflix as part of Reed’s
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Aditya Birla Group appoints Deep Thomas as Chief Data Officer
” Deep Thomas, who was previously working with the Tata Group has been appointed by the Aditya Birla group as the Chief Data and Analytics officer at Aditya Birla Group according to the latest media report. As part of his new position, he would be responsible for a group-wide strategy to build to create a
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Excelity Global launches AI-powered chatbot Excelia for HR queries
” Excelity Global has launched an AI-powered chat assistant that addresses employee queries named Excelia. Excelia manages specific processes, such as employee onboarding, training, and information gathering and frees HR departments from much of the monotonous work that commonly keeps them from the core of their jobs.  It taps into the Excelity’s central human resources
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Grant Thornton poaches tech executives to start digital arm in India
” Grant Thornton, which is one of the largest assurance, tax and advisory firms in India, also has plans to launch a digital arm in India. As per the latest media report, for the same, it has poached five partners and 65 professional from various technology companies and other firms. The industry currently is seeing