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Cognizant to lay off nearly 18000, faces legal action from KITU

After receiving numerous complaints from employees of the IT firm Cognizant, Karnataka State IT/ITeS Employees’ Union (KITU) said it had initiated legal action against...

Swaminathan Subramanian joins Sterlite Power as group CHRO

Power transmission major, Sterlite Power has roped in Swaminathan Subramanian to lead the human resources function as the group CHRO for the organisation. He...

How workplace harassment has taken on new forms

The issue of workplace harassment has taken on a different form in today’s virtual world of work. Instead of making it easier to avoid...

How should companies embrace change?

Changes in life can either be gradual, or happen overnight. The outcome is usually the result of the choices that you make in life....

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...

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Swaminathan Subramanian joins Sterlite Power as group CHRO

Power transmission major, Sterlite Power has roped in Swaminathan Subramanian to lead the human resources function as the group CHRO for the organisation. He...

Esprit to slash 1200 jobs, close 50 stores in Germany

Esprit has announced its decision to lay off 1200 employees, which means, 20 per cent of its workforce. The international fashion house will be...

Importance of culture fit in post-COVID hiring

Hiring has continued virtually for many organisations across sectors, with candidates settling in to working from home. With no clarity on how long it...

Tesla denies allegations of threatening employees with termination

After several Tesla employees alleged that the Company threatened to fire them for not returning to work, the electric car company has denied having...
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