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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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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

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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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Philips’ Smriti Handa joins Reckitt; Mahima K moves to global role

Smriti Handa has been appointed as the regional HR director for India and South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser (RB). Prior to this role, she was...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Videocon on the verge of labour unrest

Workers at Videocon Industries’ Aurangabad plant are losing their patience. Not surprising, since they have not been paid salaries for the last 10 months....

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...

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