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Over 100 contract employees of PEL rendered jobless  

The pandemic has hit businesses hard and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is no exception. Contract engineers and technicians who are integral to...

Uber extends work-from-home for employees till June 2021

Following in the footsteps of Google, ride-hailing company, Uber, has announced the extension of its work-from-home (WFH) policy through June 2021. However, employees may also...

It pays to learn AI at OLX India

Under the flagship programme of the company, called ‘AI Accelerator’, all employees at OLX India have been given quarterly targets to learn different aspects...

Will job seekers be wary of working with Chinese companies?

The Galwan Valley episode between India and China has rubbed the Indian consumers the wrong way. There is a lot of negative sentiment around...

MongoDB ropes in Harsha Jalihal as chief people officer 

General-purpose database platform, MongoDB, has brought on board Harsha Jalihal as the chief people officer of the company. Jalihal brings with her two decades...

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

Gay employee accuses Citigroup of discrimination

A gay employee of Citigroup, New York, has alleged that he had to face demotion and discrimination for having raised his voice against harassment. The...

Tata Tech waives off non-compete clause for benched employees until December

Engineering services company, Tata Technologies, had recently benched nearly 400 of its employees until December 31, due to business constraints brought on by the...

Niyo staff get salary hikes, bonuses, ESOPs amidst pandemic

Niyo, the Indian digital banking fintech has offered its employees 10 to 12 per cent salary increments, along with bonuses and employee stock ownership...

Vodafone Idea sacks nearly 1500 employees as a cost-cutting measure

In a bid to cut operational costs, telecom operator, Vodafone Idea (VIL), has laid off nearly 1500 permanent employees. Responding to the financial crisis at...
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How PepsiCo India has been re-strategising its workforce since the pandemic

People across the globe are yearning for the year 2020 to end fast, with the hope that the dreadful pandemic will get over by...

Tata Steel freezes lateral hiring, continues campus recruitment

Tata Steel has put a freeze on lateral hiring for the coming months, while it continues to honour prior commitments made to students on...

How PNB MetLife’s workforce is coping with the virtual model

Out of the total of 107 branches in the country, PNB MetLife has managed to open close to 89 branches till now. However, not everyone...

Tata Tech waives off non-compete clause for benched employees until December

Engineering services company, Tata Technologies, had recently benched nearly 400 of its employees until December 31, due to business constraints brought on by the...

PARTNER POSTS

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...

The Show Must Go On: Need for A Business-Continuity Plan

When the unimaginable crisis becomes a reality, organisations are faced with unprecedented challenges to think and act quickly across different levels to mitigate risks...

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