Tag: Apple

Massive housing initiative for Apple factory workers

Following the creation of 1,50,000 direct jobs within a span of two and a half years, the Apple ecosystem is now pivoting towards addressing...

Apple lets go 600+ workers; shuts car, smartwatch display projects

In February, Apple had decided to shelve its autonomous electric car project. Therefore, employees working on the project were already bracing for loss of...

1.5 lakh employed directly by Apple in India in 2.5 years

Ever since Apple initiated the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for smartphones over two years ago, it has directly employed over 1.5 lakh people in...

Apple discards electric car project; will lay off/move employees

Apple has shelved its autonomous electric car project. That means, hundred of employees working on the project will lose their jobs. Some employees from...

Bangalore is the new destination of Apple’s expansion plan

On 17 January 2024, Apple revealed its plans to expand in India. The company is ready to set up a new office in Minsk...

Apple’s San Diego team is asked to move to Austin

Apple is restructuring its operations by closing its San Diego team responsible for Siri's voice command improvements. The 121 employees from this team are...

Apple’s discriminatory hiring practices cost $25 million in settlement

Investigations that that began in 2019 revealed that Apple followed hiring practices that discriminated against US candidates for job roles that were given to...

Social-media hate post costs Apple employee her job

Natasha Dach, employee of Apple, was fired by the tech firm for spewing hatred for Jews on social media. While she flaunts her German...

Apple suppliers hiring over 40,000 in Vietnam

Apple suppliers, Foxconn and Luxshare are on a major hiring spree in Vietnam. Despite a slump in the demand for electronics, both the facilities...

Lightstorm has appointed Kelvin Kong as global CPO

Lightstorm, the telecom infrastructure platform, has roped in Kelvin Kong as its chief people officer, based out of Singapore. Kong, who is an alumnus of...

Educate employees on effective use of AI instead of banning it

Recently, Samsung reportedly banned the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools after it was discovered that employees had uploaded sensitive code to the...

Apple hiring people to work on generative AI

Despite Microsoft and Google making some major headways in the AI domain, Apple has been conspicuously absent from the generative AI (GenAI) scene. Now, Apple has...

Apple bans its employees from using ChatGPT

Apple has banned its employees from using ChatGPT and other AI tools. Trained AI tool Github’s Copilot, which helps developers to write code, is...

Apple, Teachmint, and Rapid are laying off employees

Teachmint Bengaluru-based Teachmint, an edtech startup, has conducted its second round of layoffs due to funding challenges, joining the growing list of startups taking this...

Apple Store employees earning Rs1 lakh also receive additional benefits

Apple has recently launched its premium stores in Delhi and Mumbai, which attracted a large number of people who eagerly came to experience the...

Apple to eliminate few roles in corporate retail teams

Recent news reports suggest that Apple is making some changes to its corporate retail teams, leading to job cuts in the company's development and...

Apple seeks change in Indian labour law 

In an effort to attract iPhone assembly from China, regional governments in India have responded positively to Apple's request for changes in the country's...

How Apple cuts costs without laying off employees

The IT sector continues to witness layoffs as many leading players, including Meta, Credit Suisse, and Disney, cut jobs to reduce costs. In the...

‘Did Zuckerberg take pay cut?’ ask irked Meta staff

The mass layoffs at Meta have disturbed the workforce with members expressing their disappointment at these drastic cost-cutting measures. Some employees are even questioning...

Special gifts to reward long-term service: Apple

Apple has found an amazing way to reward its long-tenured employees to appreciate their loyalty towards the brand. DongleBookPro, a YouTuber, shared an unboxing...

Apple ropes in Carol Surface as its new CPO

Apple Inc. announces its first chief people officer in a major executive reshuffle. The trillion dollar conglomerate named ex-Medtronic EVP and CHRO, Carol Surface...

Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou under fire for employee treatment

The Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou province, known as the "I-Phone city," is facing protests from its employees due to allegations of mistreatment, misleading hiring...

Has Apple violated US Labour Laws?

A US labour agency’s investigations have revealed that the workplace policies at Apple do not encourage employees to discuss their working conditions. The National Labour...

Recruitment started for Apple retail stores in India

For ‘Apple Retail’, Apple has put out job listings for managers, store leaders, and market leaders, with some positions already filled in. In late July,...

Apple policy allows staff to speak up about harassment, discrimination, working...

In an attempt to make the workplace safer and friendlier, Apple has reviewed its non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). Following this, the tech major has acknowledged...

Tata Group to hire 45,000 women in 2 years, at iPhone...

The Tata Group’s electronic factory at Hosur, which manufactures iPhone components, is gearing to hire more workers. The plant had already recruited 5000 women...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

China’s new approach to work-life balance with unhappy leaves

With an aim to foster a healthier work-life balance for employees, a Chinese company has come up with a refreshing move. The company has...

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TCS attrition cools as top performers rewarded

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) reported a modest improvement in employee retention for the fourth quarter ending March 31, 2024. The attrition rate dipped to...

Saudi Arabia revamps domestic worker contracts, granting greater flexibility

Saudi Arabia is introducing significant reforms to its domestic worker sponsorship system, aiming to improve the contractual relationship between employers and employees. This move...

TikTok to let go 250 in Ireland

TikTok, the video-streaming platform, has announced to let go of over 250 employees in Ireland today, 12 April, 2024. This move follows reports from...

Nisha Popli is the new head-HR, Tata Trusts

Nisha Popli has been appointed as the new head-human resources, at Tata Trusts, effective 1 April 2024. Prior to this, she was associated with...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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