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Lawsuit accuses Apple, Google, Microsoft, Dell, Tesla of abetting use of...

A lawsuit filed in Washington, by International Rights Advocates, is demanding damages from some of the big names in the technology space, including Google,...

Former employee accuses Apple of breaching personal privacy

Former Apple employee, Gerard Williams, has accused the American multinational technology company of breaching his privacy, by monitoring the text messages on his Iphone. Williams...

Apple offers additional benefits to new parents in its workforce

Technology company, Apple, has rolled out additional benefits for new parents in its workforce. It is offering them a four-week extension over and above...

About 160 Intel engineers in Bengaluru will join Apple’s global hardware...

Almost 160 engineers who were working for Intel’s smartphone business in Bengaluru, will now become part of Apple’s global hardware team. This follows Apple’s...

300 Apple employees fired for listening to Siri’s private recordings

Apple has terminated 300 employees in Ireland, for listening to more than a 1000 of its digitial assistant, Siri’s, audio recordings of people’s conversations,...

Mark Zuckerberg losing popularity among employees

Employees at Facebook seem to like their CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, much less now. According to a survey by Glassdoor, for the very first time...

Apple layoffs to affect mostly engineers and project managers

Apple is all set to lay off dozens of engineers and project managers associated with its self-driving car project, Project Titan. Engineers and their...

Apple’s global HR head will run retail too

Deirdre O’Brien, who heads global HR at Apple, will now also lead the retail division. She will be taking on the responsibilities currently being...

Apple staff puts in 250,000 hours of volunteer work, donate $125...

Apple’s ‘Giving’ programme saw its employees putting in more than 250,000 hours of volunteer work and raising $125 million in donation to non-profit organisations...

Apple gives stock worth $2500 to its employees; plans to hire...

Both full-time and part-time employees of the Company, below the level of director, will be eligible for the bonus stocks.

Apple’s first ever participation in campus recruitment in India

The Company will hire from the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad along with Google and Microsoft.

Apple manufacturing plant in India to create more jobs

The American technology company plans to set up a plant in Karnataka.

Apple’s unusual job opening for improving Siri

The Company is looking for resources capable of making its virtual assistant better at handling emergencies and saving lives.

Apple Inc gets sales head Deirdre O’Brien to lead HR

A veteran of Apple, O’Brien has been working for the company for almost 30 years now. She had joined Apple in 1988.

Apple’s HR head Denise Young Smith is now VP, ‘inclusion and...

In its efforts to get more inclusive, Apple has also included more people of colour in its product promotions and ads.

Samsung, LG sued over US employee anti-poaching agreement

A civil lawsuit was filed last week, accusing Samsung and LG of agreeing to avoid poaching each other's US employees.

Apple rethinks strategy on self-driving cars; lays off employees

The tech giant has apparently shut shop on parts of its most ambitious initiatives — the self-driving car.

Google, Apple, RBI, FB, SBI: Preferred destination for business students

Among other Indian companies, Infosys, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Air India, Flipkart, Wipro, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, ONGC, L&T, Mahindra & Mahindra, Aditya Birla Group, Indian Oil, BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), Snapdeal, HCL and NPTC also feature in the list.

People Management: Where did Apple go wrong?

A blog by a former Apple employee forces one to question the work culture in today’s organisations.

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Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

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The importance of hiring candidates who fit into the organisation’s culture is a topic that has been discussed by HR professionals for ages. Organisations...

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Many an employee has complained about boring meetings at the workplace. In fact, meetings are rarely looked forward to, especially if they happen very...

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The whites and blues of the gig workforce  

Gig workers are being hired for specialised jobs as well as for manual labour. The workforce of today is looking beyond tenure and jobs —...
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Namit Kharbanda is new director-HR, JW Marriott, Pune  

  Kharbanda, who used to work for Andaz Delhi, will now be heading all HR-related operations, such as recruitment, talent development policies, administration, compliance and...

Oyo’s hospitality partners panic due to layoffs

The hotel partners seem to have received no communication from OYO about its downsizing and are unable to contact the Company’s representatives either. Oyo’s recent...

More employment opportunities in the field of data science in India

About 1.5 lakh jobs will be available in the data science space this year. According to a recent study, India will offer 62 per cent...

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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...

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