Author Archives: Ayushi Surana

Improving Employee Productivity through Wellness Programs

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With International Yoga Day round the corner, more and more businesses are building fitness opportunities at the workplace to help employees stay fit, healthy and most importantly HAPPY! As business owners and managers, people have realized the importance of fitness as a lifestyle choice for their most important assets- their Employees. Recently, the global financial major Morgan Stanley, in its ... Read More »

Summer Internship: Gap between stipends, salaries shrinks as companies pay more in full-blown war for talent

The difference between stipends for summer internships and salaries for full-time jobs is shrinking or in many cases even vanishing fast as established companies and upstart ventures are hiking, even doubling, stipends at top B-schools and engineering colleges. This is yet another battle in the war for talent that has been raging between the two categories of recruiters during the ... Read More »

Wipro to takeover UK’s Equiniti for Rs 9,900 crore

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Wipro has initiated talks with UK-based outsourcing group Equiniti for a potential takeover that could be valued at about £1 billion (Rs 9,900 crore), two people familiar with the discussions said. Equiniti, which counts Shell, Marks & Spencer and HSBC among its marquee clients, with an annual turnover of £292.3 million is one of the largest business process outsourcing firms ... Read More »

Sapient Saga: Conversion of an IT Consulting firm into an Advertising Agency

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Sapient Corp folded into global advertising conglomerate Publicis Groupe SA in February this year after a $3.7 bn acquisition, complete a digital age metamorphosis. For companies like Sapient, India is a key playground in this new global game of transformation, both because of the way internet and telecoms link the world and because the nation is a hunting ground for ... Read More »