ET reports that “In a move to professionalise and give accreditation to human resource (HR) professionals, the National Human Resource Development network (NHRD) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the CII and the XLRI, Jamshedpur, for an accreditation process. This will be launched in a month’s time, P Dwarkanath, director, Glaxo SmithKline (GSK) and president, NHRD, said.
Today, HR managers are in great demand, with an estimated 5,00,000 required across industries . But there exists a shortage to the tune of 40%,” Father NCasimir Raj, SJ, director of XLRI,. “This apart, the attrition rate is high as people are not sure what areas they can excel in. The training has been designed to check these trends,” he added.