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NASSCOM Reskilling Series – Tech Mahindra’s Journey

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Imagine a crisis which engulfed the world all of a sudden and forced each and every organization to relook the ways its employees function. Companies had no choice but to move to the virtual ways of working and to their surprise they found it to work well. Companies realised that it was the work blueprint of the future. There was no way to survive except going in for complete digital transformation. Companies that had a head start in digital transformation of their workforce were better off than others…infact a role model for other companies. In this reskilling series, NASSCOM explores how Tech M, one of India’s leading IT firms, is driving workforce reskilling in the digitally transforming world. Problem Statement:  How to drive workforce reskilling in the digitally transforming world Sol...

Going through a job crisis? Your perfect guide of the Do’s and Don’ts to emerge out of it!

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If you’re reading this, I am guessing you are probably someone who has lost a job or an internship program? Or maybe you know someone who did? Or even if you’re the person who had to let go of your talent in times of crisis, that is okay too. You all are in the right place.  Right now, the world economy is suffering from an unprecedented collapse. Never in our scariest thoughts did we imagine the future of work to be this uncertain. In the third quarter of the current fiscal, according to the FICCI report, the economy grew at a six-year low rate of 4.7%. The demand-supply equation of our current workforce is imbalanced. Travel and tourism, hospitality, aviation, and retail are amongst various other sectors which have undergone a major dip in its demand. It has increased its volatility in t...

NASSCOM Reskilling Series – Wipro’s Journey

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As part of its Reskilling series, NASSCOM FutureSkills  explores how Wipro is driving learning transformation in the digitally transforming world. Problem Statement: ‘We know that we don’t know’ is the maxim of the wise that Wipro follows. Solution: In its journey to embrace the new and future technologies, Wipro is looking at frameworks and tools to be prepared. The technologies in demand at Wipro can be placed in two buckets: first, those technologies that are already in high demand termed ‘Digital Technologies’ and second,those where demand is likely to come up, or ‘Emerging Digital Technologies.’ No one can deny that investing in digital skills training will result in long term rewards, and even help in the short term (as we are seeing thes days) by empowering the organization and its ...

People analytics-driven Google

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How Google Uses People Analytics for Employee Engagement & Satisfaction? Do you find infographics, Dashboards, charts more striking? Are you driven by the data-charged world? Do you think we can make the most of the data that is at the tip of our fingers? If yes you are right. Long gone is the era of gut feeling and now is the era of statements based on evidence- “People analytics” which is used interchangeably with talent analytics or HR analytics, makes use of statistical methods, various tools like( Power BI, Tableau, R, Python many more) and expertise (analysts) to utilize the available data to the optimum level which result in better decision making. Are you perplexed regarding how is People analytics used in the organization? So, let’s take the example of the corporate gian...

Guidelines to social media Do’s and Don’ts

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Why social media policy? Are you aware of the fact that 49 per cent of the world’s total population uses social media? The count has gone up to 3.81 billion users as of 23 Jan 2020. Making the best out of this opportunity, companies have taken to social media to attract the right audiences. Where facebook being the most widely used, followed by youtube, companies are using them for various organization functions like recruitment, employer branding, sales, and promotion, etc. source:- https://www.smartinsights.com/social-media-marketing/social-media-strategy/new-global-social-media-research/ But what if the use of social media didn’t go the way you wanted it to? What if this backfires your company? To answer such questions HR formulates social media guidelines to lay out the rules within wh...

Your Story is Your Brand

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The Art of Branding and Rebranding The opportunity of being a part of twitter chat on Branding and Rebranding with Ms. Harlina Sodhi   – who is an entrepreneur, a co-founder of “believe in yourself” which is a community of coaches and professionals for the field of human change and transformation, a TEDx speaker, an  ICF ACC coach, and with Ms. Kirti Seth  –  Futureskills, Lead at NASSCOM  on 26th April at 6 pm. Dr. Amit Nagpal being the moderator unfolded the conversation with the question  “How to build and maintain a strong personal brand”? The Art of Personal Branding Where Ms. Harlina acquainted all of us with two “Ws” and one “H” key for personal branding which is:- Knowing your why” (needs) Figuring out the “how’s” (tools) Tracking the “what” (outcome) Where at the heart of pe...

Top 7 tools for employer branding

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Have you ever thought of why should only recruits work hard to get their desired job? Why don’t organizations work hard to get their perfect candidate? Amidst such strenuous competitions between organizations and the availability of a large workforce. Organisations are also forced to work no the question of  “How can they attract, retain top talent from the pool of candidate?” Employer branding comes into the picture in response to such a question. Strategy for employer branding should shoot from meticulous research on what the employees look forward to, what we called “drive”. Employers need to scrutinize the motivation level of today’s generation to get a direction to work on an employer branding plan. Building strong employer branding Employers video The quickest and most effective way ...

Overview of Employer Branding

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  Why employer branding? This is the era where not only employees have to be agile but organizations also have to stay agile to keep up the pace with the contemporary trends. This era has exhorted the organization to revamp its traditional way of operating to a new digitalized way of carrying out work. Where the employee selection process has become more stringent over the years, at the same time employees carefully select the company they want to work with. It falls in the bailiwick of the HR to carry out employer branding to bridge the relationship between the employees and the employers. To bring the best talent in their organization, companies have to be a step ahead in their employer branding. HR identifies that employer branding helps in attracting, engaging and retaining the ri...

What I Learnt from Social Networking! – Driving employee engagement & collaboration at the workplace

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All of us have a need for a sense of belonging, and we assemble ourselves in specific tribes based our ideas, hobbies, likes and even dislikes. In large organizations, hundreds of employees enter their workplace every morning, run into random people during breaks, eat lunch, and leave work around the same time, but only really engage and collaborate with a few team members. It is not that we are dealing with an age of introverts, as these same employees may be connected to thousands of people on social networks; unknowingly some of them may be people they work with. This sense of belonging can only be created when people are motivated to share, collaborate and engage on ideas, issues, and situations they may have in common with each other.   Increased collaboration and engagement amon...

NASSCOM Reskilling Series – The Journey of WNS

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The USD 35 Billion Business Process Management (BPM) industry in India has had a momentous journey, evolving from call centers through Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITeS), to emerge as the global hub for digital solutions. This evolution is demonstrated clearly in the growth of WNS Global Services. The company started off as a BPO in 1996, when BPO signified a low-cost service provider, doing repetitive tasks for global companies. Today, WNS provides an end-to-end suite of technology, analytics and digital solutions to global clients across key industry verticals, helping them effectively tackle the challenges of changing customer behavior trends in a constantly accelerating world. In fact, WNS has emerg...