Tag: Agile

Is Swiggy preparing to lay off employees?

In addition to losses, Swiggy, the food-delivery platform has been grabbing headlines for the ongoing strike by its employees in Kochi. Now, according to...

Boeing to outsource jobs to TCS

In a virtual meeting, Boeing has conveyed to its non-unionised corporate employees that it is all set to outsource its finance and accounting jobs...

Ola may sack 500 to cut costs

In a bid to control costs and increase efficiency, Ola, the ride-hailing company may sack at least 400 people. This downsizing is reportedly being...

Speed vs consensus: How to build an agile work culture

When we speak of building an agile culture, we often talk of increasing the speed of decision making in an organisation. However, there are...

Mid-level career crisis: Gig offers new lease of life to those...

The fear of losing one’s job all of a sudden is very real, and more than ever in these uncertain times. It is even...

50,000 jobs may be slashed at Wells Fargo

Social media posts indicate that the dreaded layoffs have begun at Wells Fargo. The impact will be felt across all departments, business lines and...

Shell to slash 9,000 jobs, shift to low-carbon energy

Royal Dutch Shell is set to slash about 7,000 to 9,000 jobs by 2022, that is more than 10 per cent of its workforce,...

Why companies should focus on higher revenue per employee

Ask any CEO and they will brag about increasing their employee headcount to indicate they are growing. Faster employee growth is a good thing...

Indian CEOs show signs of moving towards workforce 4.0

Technology has been continuously disrupting businesses around the world. Now, Indian CEOs have also begun to understand and leverage the potential of technological advancements,...

6 ways to make HR agile in digital age

New technologies are changing customer and employee behaviours and eventually rewriting the rules of engagement. It is important to see how HR will transform itself in the new era.

Digitisation and agility take away 14,000 jobs at L&T

During April–September this year the company laid off 14,000 employees across businesses, to stay agile and competitive.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Why is employee leasing even more important in this volatile period?

Employee leasing isn’t a new term for the HR fraternity. For the uninitiated, it is a business arrangement wherein a company outsources certain HR functions...

Spotify is planning to cut jobs while Vox Media and MediBuddy layoff employees

Spotify, a music streaming platform, is reportedly planning to lay off some of its employees in an effort to cut costs, according to Bloomberg....

OPS implementation will benefit 1,36,000 employees: Himachal Pradesh government

The implementation of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) has been discussed widely in recent days, and many states have already put it into action....

Zomato announces openings for 800 people across 5 roles

Zomato's founder, Deepinder Goyal, announced in a LinkedIn post that the company is planning to hire 800 people for various positions including engineers, product...

DIALOGUE

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...