TODAY'S NEWS

Flipkart, ShareChat, to buy back ESOPs

Flipkart, the e-commerce company, is thinking of buying back employee stock options (ESOPs) worth almost $125 million, while it works on raising funds. This isn’t...

Airtel gets Amrita Padda from Unilever as chief people officer

Telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel, has brought in Amrita Padda as chief people officer. She will resume her new role with effect from October...

Airtel gets Amrita Padda from Unilever as chief people officer

Telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel, has brought in Amrita Padda as chief people officer. She will resume her new role with effect from October...

“Happiness is a science that can be experimented with & proven...

Happiness@work is a regular series, where HRKatha talks about how companies are ensuring happiness at work. With work stress and employees’ mental wellbeing becoming...

What are the most important skills to succeed in corporate in...

The panel debates on what are some of the challenges businesses are facing in terms of skilling their employees. It also throws some light...

THIS WEEK

Role Reversal: How managers are being evaluated by their teams on counts of empathy...

In the pre-COVID era, the expectations from managers were very different. The organisations primarily expected them to deliver and meet the organisational goals, make...

1% reservation for transgenders in Karnataka government jobs

The Karnataka government has revealed intentions to reserve one per cent of all job vacancies in any service or job in all categories in...

McD’s to open 50 outlets in Britain, create 20,000 jobs

McDonald's, the American US fast-food giant, has revealed plans to hire 20,000 people in Britain and Ireland to help fulfil the surge in demand...

Bank staff fear job loss from privatisation, prepare to strike

With news of the Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank and Bank of Maharasthra reportedly being considered for privatisation, bank staff across the...

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GLOBAL HR NEWS

Companies in the US seek vaccination details of staff

Ahead of implementing ‘return to office’, many organisations are updating their employee records with the vaccination status of the staff. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Greeks protest against labour reforms

Athens witnessed thousands of Greeks protesting against the Government’s planned labour reforms. The protest marches and strikes saw overwhelming participation with at least 10,000...

Labour union at Samsung Display to go on strike starting June 21

The union leaders of Samsung Display, a major South Korean display maker and part of the Samsung Group, will stage a union strike starting...

Nurses strike against low pay, burnout, in New Zealand

It is not just in India that nurses and doctors are fighting for better remuneration and working conditions. New Zealand witnessed around 30,000 nurses...

LATEST

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Do celebrity endorsements work in the HR tech space?

In the recent past, a few global HR services companies have aligned their brand with different celebrities as part of their marketing strategy. BetterUp,...

Role Reversal: How managers are being evaluated by their teams on counts of empathy...

In the pre-COVID era, the expectations from managers were very different. The organisations primarily expected them to deliver and meet the organisational goals, make...

Has the pandemic inspired Indian Millennials, GenZ, to be more responsible, sympathetic, compassionate?

The pandemic has affected each and every one of us, albeit in different ways. Some effects have been truly positive. For instance, it is...

PARTNER POSTS

Develop new-age future-ready HR leadership skills and competencies

Effective HR leaders play the role of catalysts in high-performing sustainable organisations. Today’s dynamic and disruptive environment is resulting in a business context that...

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...

INDUSTRY NEWS