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PriceLabs gets $30 mn funding, to expand team

Having managed to raise funds to the tune of $30 million, as part of a Series A funding, PriceLabs Inc., the pricing and revenue-management...

Salary of over Rs 1 crore offered to VIT students

Motorq, a connected-car data and analytics software platform, has offered an annual salary package of Rs 1.02 crores to two students of the Vellore...

Polygon ropes in Airbnb’s Bhumika Srivastava as global head- HR

Polygon, an easy-to-use decentralised Ethereum scaling platform, has hired Bhumika Srivastava as its global head of HR. She will play a crucial role in...

“Work from anywhere, with no change in compensation”: Airbnb CEO to...

Realising that the pandemic did not hamper productivity even though the workforce was working remotely, Brian Chesky, CEO, Airbnb, wrote to his employees that...

Airbnb’s Bengaluru tech hub to create local, skilled jobs

Airbnb has announced fresh investment in India in the form of its new technology hub in Bengaluru. This is part of the Company’s ongoing...

Airbnb bats for D&I, will include more women, minorities in workforce

Airbnb has pledged to integrate more minorities from underrepresented communities in the US. It will also ensure that 50 per cent of its global...

Airbnb gives longest WFH extension — till August 21

Airbnb employees can now work remotely until the end of August 21 next year. The Company’s decision comes at a time when the pandemic...

Airbnb’s staff unable to cash in their company’s shares

The 6000 strong workforce of Airbnb has been trying to get the Company to go public. They have even approached the founders of the...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Niren Srivastava appointed group CHRO, Motilal Oswal Financial Services

Having begun his professional journey with Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance in 2005, as deputy manager – HR, Niren Srivastava spent two years there before...

3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

Severance package costs $640 million for 18000 laid off amazon employees

Last month, Amazon laid off over 18,000 employees and, as a result, the company incurred a cost of $640 million in severance packages in...

Health workers go on indefinite strike in Karnataka

Over 23,000 employees of the Karnataka State Health Contractual and Outsource Employees Association (KSHCOEA) have announced an indefinite strike starting today, due to the...

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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...

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“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...