Vodafone to ramp up head count to 15,000 in two years

Telecom service provider Vodafone is planning to raise its number of staff by 200 to 15,000 employees over the next two years.

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“The planned capacity expansions and investments in the high-end technology centre and the customer service centres will create opportunities for employment and for skilling and training India’s rich talent pool,” the company said in a statement.

Vodafone, which has over 188 million subscribers in India, has announced plans to invest about Rs 13,000 crore in India for capacity augmentation and new business initiatives. In a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao, reiterated its commitment to support government’s Digital India and Make in India initiatives.

Talking about some of its HR initiatives, the company today has a talent management process in place, which works on talent assessment and development. It also holds career chats with talent pool through its ‘Know your Talent’ (KYT) series. The interactions help the leadership team to get in touch with the identified talent, understand their aspirations and commitment to build initiatives and career moves.

The company also runs leadership development programs for talent pool at two levels – top 120 people level, and the next 550 people level. Such programs help in building both functional and leadership expertise for the top 20% of these groups.

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Himani
November 14, 2015 7:56 am 7:56 AM

Now 15000 employees will be forcing customers to buy postpaids and saying prepaid is not available. Once you lose your phone and by God’s grace if it was holding a prepaid Vodafone number than sorry, you have lost your number. King of malpractices: Vodafone

Amygdala
November 14, 2015 12:10 am 12:10 AM

Know your talent!! Hahaha.. I know their talent already!! They lure their customers to take postpaid by sweet talk and all.. Their promotion, work and skill all are judged by number of sheep added to postpaid flock by them..

November 14, 2015 6:58 am 6:58 AM

Amygdala – are you getting confused between ON ROLL EMPLOYEES and 3rd PARTY FRANCHISEES? if so, please de-confuse yourself.

idea88
November 14, 2015 1:12 pm 1:12 PM

both are working around a clock to ensure avido get good money . happy snatching a money to u !!! hahaha

suhail
November 13, 2015 10:48 pm 10:48 PM

Which is the best network in Kerala.
VODAFONE or IDEA? both have 3G licence and both are ready to launch 4G service in 2016.
can anyone suggest best network? idea or Vodafone?

SMS
November 14, 2015 3:11 pm 3:11 PM

Comparing idea and vodafone…IDEA is best

Ejaz
November 14, 2015 8:29 pm 8:29 PM
Within next six month both are going to be equal. now offers they provide will tell which is good. if they provide same offer then both will be equal. Customer support : Vodafone is better. ho FAR FAR better. 2G Coverage : Personal experience Vodafone is better.when i tried one phone with idea and other phone with vodafone in many places. vodafone won.the places idea have one bar ..but vodafobe had full range. 3G : Vodafone will overtake Idea 3G in next months . sure about that.lets see. 4G : Wait and see.i am predicting vodafone will shine there too… Read more »
November 14, 2015 6:59 am 6:59 AM

SUHAIL – Neither. Its AIRTEL – India’s largest network, been using same since 1999 and seen it evolve from a no-sms-calls-only 1G network to the 4G giant it is today.

SS
November 14, 2015 2:47 pm 2:47 PM

I think he asked the Keralites. Are you from Kerala or anyway closely related to it. And as my fellow tt readers have suggested, they have pretty bad service there.

titu
November 14, 2015 11:34 am 11:34 AM

frankly craptel uses BSNL structure obtained by illegal means to provide services which BSNL gives at a fraction of cost.

also craptel service varies from place to place and in rural areas it is worse than BSNL. i found idea to be somewhat better but coverage is somewhat limited.

Mahmood Junaid
November 14, 2015 1:50 am 1:50 AM

It depends on which district you are in… In kozhikode district vodafone 2g has more coverage than idea and in malappuram district its the opposite.. Don’t know about other districts as I doesnt travel much through other districts..

Joseph John
November 14, 2015 6:13 am 6:13 AM

In Ernakulam and kottayam districts…its Idea all the way…!!

Varghese
November 13, 2015 11:43 pm 11:43 PM

Well Voda has better rural coverage than Idea. I pref Vodafone for their valued customer service. Talking about 4g idea bought 10Mhz of 1800 band were as Voda spent for only 5Mhz of sameband. 4g data congestion would be less on Idea

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