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Amazon to automate thousands of jobs

Amazon has decided to roll out a machine, which will automate the job of boxing up customers’ orders. This machine will render thousands of...

Amazon’s unique proposition for its staff

With its focus on faster delivery of orders, Amazon, the e-commerce marketplace, has come up with a very unusual proposition for its employees. The...

HRBP to play transformation officer to drive business

‘HR’ and ‘business’ are not isolated from one another, anymore. Their tracks are not parallel as before either. The human resource business partner (HRBP)...

Amazon to hire 1,300 in India

Amazon seems to be set to offer maximum jobs in India — reportedly three times more than China. In fact, the number of vacancies...

Amazon, Flipkart hire 1,20,000 temporary staff to deal with festive rush

With the festival season having already begun, Amazon India and Flipkart anticipate a deluge of online orders. To ensure timely and smooth delivery for...

QuoDeck gets Venkataraman Ananthkrishnan from Amazon

QuoDeck, a game-based HR learning platform has roped in Venkataraman Ananthkrishnan to lead its online and global business. Ananthkrishnan has moved from Amazon, where he...

Amazon’s employee-retention policy faces criticism from employees

The Company offers a chance to appeal the decision before being fired, but employees have reportedly described the panel as a 'kangaroo court'. 

IIT(BHU) and Amazon Web Services to develop cloud-ready job skills

The Cloud Research Lab will provide students with opportunities to use AWS cloud technology to pursue research initiatives that focus on AI and ML innovation in India.

Why Amazon offers quitting bonus

The company organises this loyalty test annually, which comes with a payout of Rs 3.4 lakh.

Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Unilever amongst the top employer brands in India:...

The sector-specific winners for the most attractive employers this year are Tata Consultancy Services for IT, Larsen & Toubro for infrastructure & construction, and Hindustan Unilever for FMCG.

Amazon launches Amazon Women in Technology Conference 2017

AmazeWIT will offer talks, leadership and mentoring sessions, as well as panel discussions to inspire women to attain their professional goals.

Madan Nagaldinne to join real estate tech Co. Compass

Exactly a year ago, Nagaldinne had moved on from Facebook to join a healthcare startup Context Media (Now Outcome Health) as chief people officer. Back then he had also shifted his base from New York to Chicago. HRKatha was the first publication worldwide to report this development.

A ‘two pizza team’: How does it benefit businesses?

The two-pizza team rule states that a team should only include as many people as two pizzas can feed.

Walmart to take on Amazon with employees’ help

In a new arrangement, Walmart employees will deliver packages on way home from work.


E-commerce and home grown companies dominate the list of preferred employers...

As per LinkedIn, none of the traditional companies in the FMCG, durable and auto sector feature in the list of most sought-after employers in India.

Google, Mercedez-Benz, Amazon, ITC, Philips India’s most ‘attractive employer’: Randstad Awards

Competitive salary and employee benefits continue to be the top priority among the Indian workforce, while choosing an employer, followed by good work–life balance.

11 out-of-the-box employee benefits that people love

Employee benefits can’t always go by the rule book. It has to have a wider appeal like an ad-campaign.

Amazon, Dell, IBM among top 100 companies offering remote jobs in...

Multinationals, such as Hilton Worldwide, Convergys, Xerox, Dell, Intuit, ADP, IBM and SAP come under the top 30.

How intelligent automation is reinventing the workplace

Organisations are ready to hire new set of recruits – not the millennials or Gen Z – it’s the smart machines and artificial intelligence. The new workplace will see humans and intelligent machines working in tandem.

HackerRank bags Rs 47 crore funding

The Japanese company, Recruit, reviewed several companies that disrupted the technical hiring space to finally zero in on HackerRank, which has one million coders on its platform. 

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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How does Lakme Salon keep its creative employees engaged?

The most common perception we have about working people is that they go to offices and work at their desks with laptops. However, there...

Apurv Choubey joins Bridgestone as CHRO

Tyre makers Bridgestone India has appointed Apurv Choubey as CHRO. Choubey who joined on May 20, will be responsible for driving HR transformation and...

Arnab Das becomes head-corporate HR, Marico

Arnab Das, who joined Marico, the Indian consumer goods company, in 2011, as manager remuneration and HR operations, has grown to become its head-corporate...

Ford set to lay off 7,000

Ford, the American multinational automobile manufacturer is all set to restructure the organisation, which will require laying off thousands of employees. About 7000 people,...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...