Why L&D Can Be a Gamechanger in the time of VUCA

‘Times are a-changin’.    No one knows this better than the current crop of business leaders. The tried and tested or the formulaic way of managing people and leading business is no longer effective in a world where continuous changes and disruptions are the new normal.   A survey conducted by Deloitte ‘2019 Global Human Capital…

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TCS launches recruit development program for young professionals

TCS has recently launched a free 15-day program to boost the employability skills of youth. Named ‘TCS Ion Career Edge’ this program will train youth on basic communication skills, and foundational knowledge on Accounting, IT, and Artificial Intelligence over 14 modules. Each module will last from 1-2 hours and consist of videos, reading material, webinars…

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Unilever announces organizational restructure, putting nearly 2000 jobs at the risk of getting shelved

Unilever has announced a major management overhaul/restructuring across five divisions including Beauty, Personal Care, and Ice Cream. The leading FMCG has planned to let go of 5% of its workforce worldwide. This restructuring has put the jobs of more than 1500 senior employees at risk. The FMCG’s CEO Alan Jope revealed that this restructuring has…

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Mumbai start-up True Elements Comes up with an ESOP worth INR 4 crore for key employees

One of the main benefits of working at a start-up is that you might end up with stock ownership! Getting to be a stockholder of your organization is always a privilege (not to mention profitable!) In recent years many famous start-ups rewarded star employees handsomely through stock options. This led to many employees like the…

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Taco Bell Establishes ‘in-house’ B –School for its Employees!

Mid-level managers at Taco Bell can now get an MBA in restaurant management/hospitality while working full-time. In a bid to revamp their learning & development culture, the US-based fast-food chain has established their business school! Named Taco Bell Business School, this newly minted B School will offer courses in restaurant management in collaboration with the…

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Employee wellbeing was a low priority for many companies in 2021! That’s what a 2021 report by Willis Towers Watson claims. One would think that at a time when a global pandemic was at an all-time high, organizations and employees were similarly devastated with the loss of business, livelihood, and morale, with sky-high levels of…

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Meesho Introduces Paid Gender Confirmation Leave for Trans Employees

Meesho has created history by introducing paid gender confirmation leave for employees who are looking to undergo gender affirmation surgery. Under this policy, transgender employees can look forward to about a month of paid leaves. The e-commerce company which recently reached a valuation of over 1 billion dollars has been on a roll in making…

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