NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter IndiGo to rope in 100 expat pilots to curb pilot shortage
” Budget carrier IndiGo which is battling pilot shortage plans to hire as many as 100 expatriate pilots this year to add to its roster of flight captains. The move comes as the budget carrier aims to plug shortages that have forced it to cancel flights. The carrier has more than 200 planes and a pilot
Most senior heads of HR across sectors, depending on when they started their careers, are likely to have some years of IR experience. After all, the economy was driven by manufacturing. However, we also have the younger lot of HR heads, comprising those who probably started their careers post liberalisation, and may or may not
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Zoho to raise headcount at Tenkasi centre to 1,000 by 2019
” Chennai-headquartered cloud services firm Zoho Corporation will be ramping up its workforce to 1,000 people from 300 by the end of the year at its Tenkasi office.  Sridhar Vembu, CEO, Zoho Corporation stated, “Currently, there are about 300 people working in Tenkasi and about 70 in Renigunta development centres. We are planning to ramp
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Simplifying tech to accelerate digital transformation
” Although SEA lags behind its global counterparts in the digital economy, the region holds the potential to enter the top five digital economies in the world by 2025.   Stressing on the accelerated pace of the adoption of digital technologies in the SEA region, in this exclusive interaction with People Matters, Amit Suxena, Vice President
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as CHROs
” In an era of continuous change, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and Chief Information Officers (CIOs) will play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as chief HR officers (CHROs). “A lot of CIOs
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Indeed appoints new CEO
” Global job portal Indeed announced today that it has named Chris Hyams as its new CEO. Chris will replace Hisayuki Idekoba (Deko) who has served in that role since October 2013. Indeed’s parent company, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. today appointed Deko to its Board of Directors in addition to his responsibilities as Chief Operating
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter The new skills marketplace
” First the good news. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) data1 tells us that India currently holds the longest window of opportunity, of about 5 decades, to leverage its “demographic dividend”, which started in 2005. This means that we have a high working population (in the age group of 15-59 years) who can support
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter GoAir CEO steps down within nine months of joining
” Cornelis Vrieswijk , Chief Executive Officer of GoAir, has stepped down from his role within nine months, citing personal matters. The Airline industry veteran joined the Wadia group airline in June 2018.  Jeh Wadia, the current Managing Director of the company, will be handling all the responsibilities until the time a new CEO is
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Tweetchat: Engineering the workplace of tomorrow
” The incredible pace of technology advancement provides businesses, talent managers and technologists the perfect opportunity to engineer a fascinating workplace of tomorrow. But there still remains a gap when it comes to future-readiness.  Organizations are still learning to harness technologies that could enable disproportionate leaps in work efficiency. Business leaders are hence working on
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter ‘Candy Crush’ and ‘Call of Duty’ maker to lay off 800 employees
” In anticipation of a sharp downturn in revenue, video game maker Activision Blizzard will be laying off 800 workers. This move comes on the heels of the best year in the company’s history. Activision is cutting back about eight percent of its total workforce. The company will bear the cost of severance pays and