Tag: Amazon

GoPaisa to double team, to start hiring drive

GoPaisa, the Indian product and offer aggregator in the e-commerce space, is gearing up to double its workforce in the new financial year, in...

Amazon apologises, admits to being aware of its drivers urinating in...

Amazon has finally admitted to being in the know of some of its drivers having to urinate in bottles, due to the hectic delivery...

Amazon employees’ deplorable working conditions make headlines again

Recently, a politician in the US accused Amazon of not being a ‘progressive workplace’, because its workers apparently urinate in water bottles. However, the...

‘Amazon discriminates against Blacks’, alleges employee

Charlotee Newman, a 38-year old Black employed at Amazon atWeb Services has alleged discrimination against Blacks within the organisation. She accuses the Company of...

TalentSprint and Google’s 3rd cohort to nurture 500 women engineers

TalentSprint, educational technology platform and NSE group company, has announced that the third cohort of the pioneering Women Engineers Programme, or WE, with support...

Amazon disrupts Future-Reliance deal, 11 lakh may lose jobs

Reliance Retail, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has been eyeing a stake in Future Group’s retail empire across the country. However, with Amazon...

Amazon to hire 3,000 in Boston

Amazon is gearing up to double its workforce at its Boston technology hub. It will hire for 3,000 jobs across its pharmacy, robotics, web...

Amazon to spend $2 bn on economical housing in the US

For the next five years, Amazon is set to invest over $2 billion to build affordable housing in the US cities of Nashville and...

Amazon tries to get its frontline staff vaccinated on priority, after...

Warehouse workers and data centre employees at Amazon Web Services, US, may be on the line after health workers to receive the earliest possible...

#MakeAmazonPay trends as workers demand better wages

Black Friday brought in huge profits for the billionaire, Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon, but also sparked a movement that united warehouse workers, environmental activists...

Amazon to spend $ 500 million as employee holiday bonus

Amazon.com will pay its employees— who pack and deliver goods — a one-time bonus of up to $ 300. This move comes at a...

3 lakh jobs up for grabs in e-commerce, logistics

With the festival season round the corner, e-commerce companies are expanding their workforce in anticipation of increase in business and demand in e-shopping. Not...

Amazon to hire another 100,000 across the US and Canada

Tech giant, Amazon, plans to hire around 100,000 operations executives across 100 new fulfilment centres, delivery stations, sortation centres and other sites in the...

Amazon’s Career Day to offer opportunities to job seekers

Tech giant, Amazon, is holding a career day on September 16, which will witness a team of 1000 recruiters from the Company offering 20,000...

Amazon extends WFH policy for corporate staff to 2021

After Facebook and Google, Amazon is the latest to extend the work-from-home policy which will be applicable only to the corporate employees until January...

‘Thank You’ bonus of $500 million to Amazon’s front-line workers

The management of Amazon has decided to show its appreciation for its front-line workers by giving them a one-time ‘Thank You’ bonus. This is...

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...

AI-driven ‘Distance Assistant’ to encourage social distancing at Amazon

American multinational company, Amazon, has turned to technology to ensure that its employees maintain social distancing at the workplace and are protected from the...

AWS employee sued for joining Google

Brian Hall, who worked with Amazon’s cloud business, Amazon Web Service (AWS), has been sued by his former employer for joining competitor, Google Cloud. Amazon...

Amazon announces 50,000 seasonal jobs in India

While most companies are downsizing due to the impact of the pandemic on businesses, e-commerce company, Amazon India, has offered some hope. It will...

13 US states demand worker safety data from Amazon

With seven employees dying at Amazon’s warehouses and Whole Foods stores, the American multinational group is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. About...

Amazon workers to protest for the entire week, say Company isn’t...

According to a workers’ rights group, over 300 amazon warehouse workers are participating in a protest this week, highlighting the lack of protection for...

Amazon to test its employees, may compel other businesses to follow

With the COVID-19 outbreak, companies across the globe are entrusted with the responsibility of taking care of their employees’ health and well-being.  Following the...

Amazon on a hiring spree, will add 75,000 more jobs

Amazon has revealed plans to hire 75,000 more workers to help tackle the surge in online ordering amidst the pandemic, the world over. After...

Amazon to hire 100,000 more and offer increments

Amazon is planning to expand its warehouse and delivery workforce in the US by 100,000. The American multinational technology company that focuses on e-commerce,...

Chanchal Gupta appointed CHRO, Zolostays

Zolostays has appointed Chanchal Gupta as its chief human resources officer (CHRO). Backed by 15 years of experience, Gupta has lead the HR function...

Organisations keeping Coronavirus at bay, curtailing employee travel to China

Companies, such as Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook are going out of the way to keep their workforce safe from the Coronavirus, which has...

Amazon employees protest online against its carbon footprint

Amazon’s employees came out in hundreds to publicly oppose the Company’s stance on climate change. They risked losing their jobs by supporting the online...

A million jobs at Amazon India by 2025

  The e-retailer will also be training more than 400 million people in the next two years as part of its job generation and skilling...

Amazon employees fired for exposing customer data

 The Company acknowledged that the leak was in violation of its policies. Amazon has terminated a few employees who were responsible for leaking out information...

Amazon threatens to terminate employees who are speaking against it

Another large tech giant is taking action on its employees who are speaking against the company openly. Amazon USA, is not happy that some...

Amazon’s working conditions under scrutiny yet again

Recent reports reveal that the injury rates at Amazon’s warehouses in the US are way above the industry average—three times more. The American multinational...

Amazon launches virtual health clinic for its employees

Amazon, which has been sincerely endeavouring to do something meaningful in the healthcare sector, recently launched a virtual health clinic for its employees and...

Amazon and Flipkart add thousands of jobs to tackle festive season...

E-commerce company, Flipkart, recently added more than 50,000 direct jobs across its supply chain, logistics arm and customer support to be able to tackle...

Over 2 lakh applications for 30,000 vacancies at Amazon

When Amazon posted 30,000 jobs, little did it expect that about 208,000 hopefuls would turn up to apply! The e-commerce company is planning to...

Amazon to hire 30,000, will hold job fair

To tackle the demands of the holiday season, Amazon is all set to hire 30,000 full-time and part-time employees in its corporate, technology and...

Amazon’s new Hyderabad campus to be its largest outside the US

In a bid to expand in the Indian market, Amazon has opened a new campus in Hyderabad. This is the e-commerce company’s biggest and...

IBM fired almost a lakh employees in five years

IBM is reported to have laid off almost 100,000 employees in the past five years, in trying to ensure a more millennial-dominated workplace. An ex-vice...

Amazon employees demand safety, security and better pay

Employees at Amazon are protesting across the globe, against the unsatisfactory working conditions at the organisation. The staff is demanding more safety and security...

Amazon will invest $700 million on training

Amazon, the e-commerce company, plans to spend $700 million on retraining a third of its workforce in the US in new skills required to...

Employee activism is reaching serious levels

Sit-outs and protests amongst the labour class in the manufacturing units are not new to businesses. Through these protests the workers either raise their...

Amazon offers part-time jobs to students, homemakers and retired people

In a unique strategy, Amazon India will now involve students, homemakers and retired professionals to help make timely deliveries. In doing so, the Company...

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.

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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Why ‘micromanagement’ as a managerial trait is hard to do away with

Micromanagement of employees has often been frowned upon. Timed breaks, strict lunch hours and scheduled targets — keeping a tab on the staff all...

TCS may cross half million in employee strength by the end of 1st quarter

TCS, the largest employer in the private sector,is expected to increase its headcount to 500,000 in the next three months. The IT giant completed...

Wage revision for LIC staff?

More than a lakh employees of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) may finally have some reason to celebrate. If all goes well at...

Vantage Circle appoints Nikhil Norula as business head for Americas

Nikhil Norula has been appointed business head at Vantage Circle, where he will be responsible for leading business growth in North America. Norula has moved...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...