Life and Careers

Becoming Microsoft CEO was beyond wildest dreams: Nadella

Becoming Microsoft CEO was beyond wildest dreams: Nadella

Friday March 21, 2014

Becoming Microsofts chief executive was beyond even the wildest dreams, said Satya Nadella, the India-born CEO of the $78-billion global software giant.

Jet Airways' acting CEO quits as top-deck exits continue: report

Jet Airways' acting CEO quits as top-deck exits continue: report

Tuesday March 25, 2014

Jet Airways' acting CEO and chief financial officer Ravishankar Gopalakrishnan has resigned, sources said on Tuesday.

Microsoft CEO Nadella may come out swinging: report

Microsoft CEO Nadella may come out swinging: report

Tuesday March 25, 2014

Satya Nadella, the Indian-born self-described cricket fanatic who took over as Microsoft Corp's chief executive last month, makes his public debut on Thursday and is expected to go on the offensive right away with some bold strokes.

Majority of employers in India facing skills gap: survey

Majority of employers in India facing skills gap: survey

Thursday March 27, 2014, New Delhi

According to a survey by job portal CareerBuilder India, the current job market is not only frustrating for those looking for employment, but also for businesses with open positions who are unable to find the right talent.

Sesa Sterlite executive director Mukherjee quits: report

Sesa Sterlite executive director Mukherjee quits: report

Friday March 28, 2014, New Delhi

Sesa Sterlite's executive director (iron ore business), Prasun Kumar Mukherjee, has quit the company, making the first high profile exit from the Vedanta group since its restructuring in August last year.

PNB's Kamath leads race to succeed Chakrabarty as RBI Deputy Governor: report

PNB's Kamath leads race to succeed Chakrabarty as RBI Deputy Governor: report

Sunday March 30, 2014

A search panel, headed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan, has zeroed in on a successor to Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty and Punjab National Bank chairman K R Kamath is believed to be top in the reckoning, according to an official privy to the development.

Anil Agarwal to be chairman emeritus of Sesa Sterlite

Anil Agarwal to be chairman emeritus of Sesa Sterlite

Monday March 31, 2014, New Delhi

In a major overhaul of its board, Vedanta group firm Sesa Sterlite said on Monday that its non-executive chairman Anil Agarwal will now become chairman emeritus and also play the role of chief mentor.

Ratan Tata appointed board member of China-backed Boao Forum

Ratan Tata appointed board member of China-backed Boao Forum

Thursday April 10, 2014, Beijing

Ratan Tata, the doyen of Indian industry, was on Thursday inducted as a member of the board of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), a rare distinction for an Indian in the Chinese government-backed influential body.

Trent reappoints Philip Auld as CEO

Trent reappoints Philip Auld as CEO

Thursday April 10, 2014

Tata group firm Trent Ltd on Thursday said it has reappointed Philip Auld as chief executive officer (CEO) and manager of the company for a period of three years with effect from May 1, 2014.

Getting started with entrepreneurship: ready, set, go!

Getting started with entrepreneurship: ready, set, go!

Monday April 14, 2014

Entrepreneurship is a never-ending game. If you're not making mistakes, you're doing something wrong. You are bound to fail, many times, over and over again. But each time you fail, you learn something new, and so from that perspective you are actually continually succeeding.

Something from nothing, over and over

Something from nothing, over and over

Monday April 14, 2014, Seattle

Entrepreneurs are lucky to have one big score. Richard Barton has had a string of them, by repeatedly asking the same simple question: What piece of marketplace information do people crave and do not have?

Indian employers rank stress No. 1 lifestyle risk factor: survey

Indian employers rank stress No. 1 lifestyle risk factor: survey

Sunday April 20, 2014, New Delhi

According to the inaugural Asia Pacific edition of the 'Staying@Work' survey conducted by professional services company Towers Watson, stress is the number one lifestyle risk factor, ranking above physical inactivity and obesity.

Recovery has created far more low-wage jobs than better-paid ones

Recovery has created far more low-wage jobs than better-paid ones

Monday April 28, 2014, Washington

In essence, the poor economy has replaced good jobs with bad ones. That is the conclusion of a new report from the National Employment Law Project, a research and advocacy group, analyzing employment trends four years into the recovery.

Cairn India Chief Executive Elango Quits

Cairn India Chief Executive Elango Quits

Friday May 02, 2014, New Delhi

Cairn India's interim chief executive P Elango has quit the company, completing the exit of all of the tier-1 management of the firm since it was acquired by mining group Vedanta Resources Plc.

Jet Airways Acting CEO Gopalakrishnan Quits, Top-Level Exodus Continues

Jet Airways Acting CEO Gopalakrishnan Quits, Top-Level Exodus Continues

Friday May 02, 2014, Mumbai

The top-level exodus at Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways continued on Friday, with chief financial officer and acting CEO Ravishankar Gopalakrishnan quitting.