TODAY'S NEWS

Six ways for a leader to be a coach

Gone are the days when employees would do their jobs, only to earn their salaries. The new generations of employees expect their managers to...

Why there should be more perennials in the workforce

We run into them all the time. In the markets, shopping for provisions; in the bookshops browsing through classics; at the traffic light, observing...

Why there should be more perennials in the workforce

We run into them all the time. In the markets, shopping for provisions; in the bookshops browsing through classics; at the traffic light, observing...

What happens to WhatsApp work groups?

WhatsApp’s controversial privacy policy has put the whole world on red alert. Many have even switched to other chat messengers to avoid their data...

Rajita D’Souza appointed president – HR & CSR, STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics has appointed Rajita D'Souza as president – HR and CSR. D’Souza has moved from Bekaert, the steel wire transformation and coating technologiescompany, where...

Notice Board – Episode 9

How to survive this crisis amidst #Coronavirus. Times are difficult and we need to stay cool and be connected online. Here is another new...

Notice Board – Episode 8

Here is another new episode of #Noticeboard - brought to you by HR Katha. In this episode the topics of discussion are 'how companies...

THIS WEEK

Unionisation costs staff their jobs

American grocery delivery and pick-up service, Instacart, has fired ten employees who voted in favour of a union. These employees had apparently tried to...

10% job reservation to EWS in Telangana

Government of Telangana will reserve 10 per cent seats for the economically weaker sections (EWS) of the State, in jobs as well as academic...

Why there should be more perennials in the workforce

We run into them all the time. In the markets, shopping for provisions; in the bookshops browsing through classics; at the traffic light, observing...

Rajita D’Souza appointed president – HR & CSR, STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics has appointed Rajita D'Souza as president – HR and CSR. D’Souza has moved from Bekaert, the steel wire transformation and coating technologiescompany, where...

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GLOBAL HR NEWS

FedEx will let go over 6,000 employees in Europe

American multinational delivery services company, FedEx, has decided to reduce its workforce by about 6,300 employees in Europe. The job cuts will be carried...

Abu Dhabi’s HRA and EGA come together to boost employment

In a perfect example of meaningful cooperation between the public and private sectors, Abu Dhabi’s Human Resources Authority (HRA) has entered into an agreement...

714 jobs to be lost, as Arcadia closes 31 more stores

The ongoing pandemic has forced the Arcadia Group to shut about 31 more stores. The British multinational retail group owns popular high-street retail clothing...

New rules for foreign workers in Saudi starting March 14, 2021

All major restrictions that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia used to impose on foreign workers have been lifted, as modified labor policies come into...

LATEST

Why should failure be encouraged to maintain a happy work culture?

If we imagine ourselves as a collection of experiences, will we devalue failure as much? Not really. When we talk about success, we tend...

Perils of autopilot mode

The term ‘autopilot’ brings to mind an electric vehicle (EV). While the autopilot mode is the charm of an EV, when it comes to...

How employee advocacy has changed in the age of social media

Was employee advocacy nonexistent before social media? Certainly not. It did exist — word-of-mouth and seeking personal recommendations were the norm. In the past...

The influence and impact of beliefs

One story that has left an indelible impact on me is that of a baby elephant, chained to a tree to prevent it from...

PARTNER POSTS

Gi Group helps manage talent supply during festival / seasonal hiring peaks

Festivities and traditions are at the heart of Indian culture. For most Indian families, festivals are an opportunity to not only celebrate and enjoy...

Three steps for the future of work

Two days before International Workers Day, on April 29, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) published its latest assessment, where it was said that 68...

House of Cheer launches ‘happiness tool’ for employees, corporates

The key to a successful business lies in not only focusing on the customers' needs but also ensuring that the employees are happy and...

Reduce fixed costs with incentive-based pay

The #NewNormal is causing companies to re-balance their sheets. This article offers a detailed description of how leaders can reduce their fixed costs with...

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