Tag: Amazon India

Amazon may let go hundreds in India as it closes verticals

Amazon India is expected to render hundreds of people jobless as it winds up Amazon Distribution, its wholesale e-commerce website. The e-commerce company is...

Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

Amazon India summoned by Labour Ministry over unethical layoffs

The Union Labour Ministry has reportedly sent a notice to Amazon India seeking an explanation with regard to the retrenchment of employees without serving...

NITES calls Amazon India layoffs illegal

About seven per cent of Amazon’s total global workforce of about 1.5 million, operates from India. With the tech giant reportedly set to cut...

Amazon India signs MoU to skill and employ persons with disabilities

Amazon India has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment...

Amazon India lets students shadow its senior leaders for a day

In a bid to help develop and nurture future leaders, Amazon India has announced its unique initiative, ‘ADayAtAmazon’. Under this initiative, two selected B-school...

Amazon India launches ‘Indian Military Talent Pool’ website

Amazon India is has launched a dedicated Indian Military Talent Pool website, which will cater exclusively to military veterans and transitioning service personnel, who...

Amazon launches 2 all-women delivery stations in Kerala

Amazon India has launched two delivery stations in Kerala, which will be operated by a 100 per cent all- women team. The stations, at...

Corporate samaritans rise to the occasion to help co-workers

Reeling under the effects of the raging second wave of the pandemic, the healthcare system in India has almost collapsed. With shortage of beds...

How Amazon India upholds diversity and inclusion

It is imperative to maintain a diverse workplace today. It brings in different perspectives and makes an organisation highly desirable for job aspirants. Amazon...

Amazon employee complains about working hours, gets fired

Vijay Gopal, the 31-year-old founder of the Forum Against Corruption (FAC) was allegedly fired after he raised his voice against Amazon Development Centre, Hyderabad,...

Amazon India launches 2nd all-women delivery station, promotes diversity

E-commerce company, Amazon, has established a delivery station in Kadi, in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, which is managed entirely by women. A total...

Amazon India offers flexible work-from-home options

In an attempt to ensure that its customers across the world enjoy a seamless online shopping experience, Amazon India is offering almost 20,000 temporary...

Raj Raghavan to move from Amazon to IndiGo as Sr VP-HR

After serving his notice period at Amazon, Raghavan will take up his new position at IndiGo in April.

Amazon creates 22000 job positions for the festive season

The electronic commerce company is gearing up to ensure efficient handling and timely delivery of orders. 

Amazon India’s former HR head, Kinjal Choudhary joins Volvo Eicher as...

In between Choudhary had a short stint of seven months with China Fortune Land Development Co., where he was the senior director-HR.

What’s in a name: Do quirky job titles always work?

Do unusual titles really make a difference or can they place things out of context, leaving others scouting for details about the role?

Amazon ‘rekindling’ women’s second career innings

Through this initiative, ‘Rekindle’ Amazon endeavours to provide opportunities to support women, who intend to professionally reintegrate and recommence their job.

Amazon India to create over 7500 temporary jobs before ‘Great India...

Positions will mostly be in logistics to ensure smooth deliveries.

Myntra gets Manpreet Ratia as chief people officer from Amazon

Ratia will now drive key HR functions at Myntra with a focus on talent acquisition and retention for various levels and verticals.

Is it time for a Chief Happiness Officer?

Happiness of an employee does not necessarily depend on the manager or HR.

ExxonMobil hikes pay for CEO, CFO, senior VPs

Exxon Mobil Corp XOM.N has decided to raise the base salaries — that make up 10 per cent of overall compensation — of its...

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One’s loss is another’s gain – The positive side of layoffs

The tech sector has been gripped by a flurry of layoffs. The mood is far from upbeat as bad times are being predicted. With...

J&K approves HR policy for Anganwadi women workers, helpers

The administrative council of Jammu and Kashmir has approved the HR policy for Anganwadi women workers and helpers, who are employed with the Integrated...

Fibe gets Monica Mishra as head of human resources

Fibe, a leading consumer-lending app, previously called EarlySalary, has roped in Monica Mishra as the new head of human resources. With 18 years of diverse...

Hero Vired appoints Samra Rahman as head – people & culture

Samra Rahman has been appointed head – people and culture at Hero Vired, the Indian learning tech company for higher education aspirants and professionals. Rahman...

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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...