Tag: Australia

Unilever to start 4-day work week trial in Australia

The employees of Unilever in Australia will soon be part of a trial to study the effectiveness of a four-day work week. Starting 14 November...

Apple staff reject pay deal in Australia, to continue strike

Earlier in October 2022, employees of Apple with support from a union got together to strike against the lack of progress on wage negotiations....

Australian PM to focus on jobs & workplace reforms

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has revealed his intentions to focus on jobs and workplace reform in the country. Marking the 100th day of...

Aussie company takes team on all-expenses-paid holiday to Bali

Employees at Sydney-based marketing firm, Soup Agency, were met with a very pleasant surprise when their employer revealed to them that they would get...

Employment drops in Australia, but rises in Canada in April

In Australia, companies cut jobs in April, a month after the Australian government’s wage subsidy came to an end. However, unemployment rate also dipped...

Australian firm resents employee spending too much time in the loo

A firm in Australia has sought advice on Reddit, the social news aggregation and discussion platform, on dealing with an employee who spends too...

Unemployment in Australia drops to one-year low

Data reveals that unemployment in Australia has dropped to a one-year low, and the number of people in jobs has exceeded pre-pandemic levels. This...

Australian job market shows resilience, employment rises yet again

The Australian job market is continuing steadily on the path of recovery, reporting a fourth month of increase in employment in January. Rate of...

Australia, Spain, Britain to focus on ways to create jobs

The pandemic has led to an economic slump in countries across the globe. Governments worldwide are thinking of ways to tackle rising unemployment and...

Esprit to slash 1200 jobs, close 50 stores in Germany

Esprit has announced its decision to lay off 1200 employees, which means, 20 per cent of its workforce. The international fashion house will be...

Australia to roll out $80 billion jobs-rescue plan

Close on the heels of the Australian prime minister announcing a string of economic measures to help save the jobs of workers, including free...

Australian PM announces wage subsidy plan

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $130 billion JobKeeper payment plan for those affected by the pandemic. The plan will provide wage...

Coles to repay underpaid managers, will shell out $20 million

Coles will be shelling out a whopping $20 million in repayments to its managers, who were being underpaid for the last six years. The...

Wipro is top employer in Australia: Survey

According to an HR best practices survey, Indian information technology (IT) company, Wipro, has been ranked the No. 1 employer in Australia for 2020. The...

Infosys will hire 18,000 freshers from the campuses

The 229,000 strong workforce at Infosys, the technology company, will soon see an addition of 18000 freshers. The Indian software exporter will be hiring...

Australia all for skill engagement with India

Australia is eager to collaborate and work closely with industry, the training sector and government, to explore innovative and creative ways to realise the potential for increased skills partnership.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

Sudden layoff of entire team of 2,700 at US furniture company shocks workforce

About 2,700 staff members of a furniture company in Mississippi were sent a text close to midnight informing them that their services were no...

Old Pension Scheme: Disgruntled Punjab govt staff hold massive protest rally

To express their dissatisfaction with the recently-released notification for the restoration of the old pension scheme (OPS), a rally was held in Punjab by...

Future Generali celebrates contribution of specially-abled employees

Future Generali India Insurance (FGII) celebrated the Divers‘Ability’ week from 21 to 25 November 2022, as part of its commitment to making its workplace...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...