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Infosys accused of bias, discrimination

Infosys has been accused of discrimination while hiring. Apparently, the IT major avoided hiring women with children, people of Indian origin and those aged...

How IBM uses AI across functions for better performance

While the hybrid work culture has been throwing multiple challenges at HR across industries, IBM, “radically redefines” the role of the HR department to...

$2.6 mn in back pay, $3.8 mn in settlement by Google

A compliance audit a few years ago had brought to light that Google had been underpaying its women employees and was discriminating against Asians...

Can hybrid working breed availability heuristic at the workplace?

The hybrid model of work is the new normal now after 2020 saw an unprecedented shift to remote working. Many organisations have already switched...

Do employees indulge in self-sabotage at work?

As straightforward as self-sabotaging may seem, for some it may be the unconscious that hinders their own growth and productivity at work. People getting...

How to overcome uncommon appraisal biases?

When completing performance reviews, psychologists and researchers alike agree that managers naturally exhibit bias in the ratings. To be fair and objective, a performance...

Age-related bias troubles 33% Indian employees at work

Bias against employees on the basis of age has become quite rampant in Indian workplaces, reveals a survey by JobBuzz, the employer rating platform...

Accused of racist culture at work, FB apologises to employees

Black employees of Facebook had revealed experiences of bias at the workplace, and inappropriate treatment by managers, colleagues and the human resources personnel. An...

How online recruiting can create bias

Online recruitment software are a godsend to HR managers everywhere, as they streamline the process of hiring the ideal candidate. However, they may not...

Bias in India’s engineering workplace: Society of Women Engineers’ Survey

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) collaborated with the Centre for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (WLL)...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

Pension and salaries paid till December: MCD Commissioner to Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court was informed by the Commissioner of MCD on Thursday that the civic body had paid salaries and pensions to its...

Reduction in workforce at Autodesk and Getaround

Autodesk Autodesk, a California-based technology company, has announced that it will be cutting 250 jobs, which constitutes a small fraction of its global workforce of...

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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...