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
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Webcast: Mistakes managers do when giving performance reviews
” The most quotidian mistake that managers make when it comes to providing a review is not preparing for it. If managers don’t put an honest effort into the review, you can’t expect employees to put effort into improving. It is no news that one need feedback to learn and grow. While employees wait for
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Amazon backed ToneTag appoints ex Oracle executive as CTO
” Sound-based proximity communications and payment services provider ToneTag has announced the appointment of Anil Kumar as its Chief Technology Officer. At ToneTag, Anil Kumar aims to optimize the existing tech stack to make the leading-edge product more robust and scalable.  Anil moves to ToneTag after leading several high-performing technology teams and delivering optimum software
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter How to define success criteria for workplace learning?
” In an environment that demands a shift in mindset, skills, processes and systems, leadership and learning must evolve too. Poor leadership could be detrimental and cost companies up to 8% of revenue, according to research by Skillsoft. Addressing a webcast on the topic, Anu Sirauthia and Nirmala Gopalakrishnan from Skillsoft discussed what leadership means
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter ‘Time is turbulent but exciting,’ says Prabir Jha at GIM
” “Time is turbulent but exciting and there is no guarantee for next 30 years,” says Prabir Jha to a group of students at Goa Institute of Management at their National HR business symposium organized by HRiday. “The institute will prepare you to join the industry and your expertise will take you to a certain
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Revathi Advaithi becomes new CEO and Board Member of Flex
” Flex, a Singapore-headquartered manufacturer of design-first products, has appointed Revathi Advaithi as the Chief Executive Officer and also as a Board of Directors.   “This is a time of tremendous opportunity in manufacturing, as trends such as regionalization, artificial intelligence, 5G, and advanced manufacturing all combine to improve the way we live and work,” said
Virtusa Corporation, global digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT outsourcing services provider collaborated with the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) to hold an HR form at Hyderabad recently, where the main topic of discussion was how human resource has evolved and impacted business in the digital age. Therefore, the theme of the
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Webcast: Lessons from building a service excellence culture
” Creating the right workplace environment is key to a successful business. Sustaining this success means constantly uplifting and enabling your employees to succeed. What is the role of the HR department? What is the collective responsibility of each person in the company? How can HR engage multiple stakeholders to build a culture that attracts
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter 48% of employees consider switching jobs for flexibility - Survey
” Job site Indeed, conducted a survey of employees, as well as employers, across industrial sectors in India in order to gauge their views on remote work policies, and found that an overwhelming majority of job seekers feel that flexibility is a key aspect of work, which has, in turn, spurred employers to offer remote
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Sodexo appoints new CEO
” Sodexo BRS India, the digital employee benefits company today announced the appointment of Anish Sarkar as the Chief Executive Officer. He takes over from Stephane Michelin who, after 2 years overseeing the digital transformation, is moving to Sodexo’s headquarters in Paris to work on Global Strategic Projects. Anish has joined Sodexo from Mercer India