Tag: CEO

50% CEOs in India struggling with ESG transparency, reporting

Although the environment, social and governance (ESG) criteria remain a priority for businesses, CEOs in India are focussing less on the social component of...

Smart WFM to expand in India & the US, create new...

Smart WFM, the human capital management (HCM) consultancy, is gearing up to expand globally and establish its Indian and US subsidiaries. Working on putting...

Employees at Publicis Sapient will be ‘Free at Three’ every Friday...

Realising that employees need time for themselves, Publicis Sapient, has given all its employees and contractors one day off in October to rest and...

Unrest amongst Apple workforce?

Of late, many accounts of harassment, pay disparity, sexual and verbal abuse, retaliation and discrimination have come to the fore at Apple, along with...

Zeal secures $13 mn in funding

Zeal, the embedded fintech company, has managed to bag $13 million in Series A, led by Spark Capital. The fresh funds will be used...

Sprawling offices out, satellite pods in!

The workspace has undergone significant changes since the pandemic spun life, as we know it, around. Having already consumed a better part of the...

Christy Pambianchi to take charge as chief people officer, Intel

Intel Corporation has announced the appointment of Christy Pambianchi as executive vice president & chief people officer. She will take charge from September 7...

Stride Pharma’s Sanjay Singh is the new CHRO of CMS Info...

Sanjay Singh is the new CHRO of CMS Info Systems, the payment solutions and cash-management services firm. As the CHRO, Singh will lead the...

Gig economy rises, apna.co sees 40% more women users

Apna.co, the Indian professional networking and jobs platform, has witnessed a 40 per cent growth in women users in the second quarter of 2021....

At Syrma Technology, women rule the shop floors!

From the beginning itself, the founders and chairman of Syrma Technology, which is an electronic manufacturing services company and part of the Tandon Group,...

67% respondents anticipate significant change in role of CFOs

Now that businesses across sectors have realised that ‘normalcy’ remains far-fetched, they are focussing on ways to stay relevant. This is the time when...

Cognizant to hire 100,000 laterals, 30,000 freshers

In an endeavour to handle the rising attrition, Cognizant is gearing up for about one lakh lateral hires this year. About 30,000 freshers will...

Locus assigns $4 million for ESOP buyback

Locus, a platform that automates supply chain decisions, has announced that it has set aside $4 million for its ESOP buyback. All employees, whether...

Stop bragging about back-to-back meetings!

With the advent of the hybrid work model, corporate operation has taken an unforeseen turn. Employees — who are already reeling under the challenges...

Paisabazaar to expand operations, offer 100% WFH, hire regional talent

With the aim of ensuring financial inclusion, Paisabazaar.com, the Indian personal finance platform, is looking to hire from multiple cities over the next couple...

TerraPay gets Vinay Trivedi as its global head – HR

TerraPay, the digital solutions company, has appointed Vinay Trivedi as its new global head of HR. In this role, Trivedi will lead the HR...

McDonald’s staff to work from office thrice a week

Corporate staff at McDonald's are expected to start working from office thrice a week. Chris Kempczinski, CEO, McDonald’s, drew attention to the fact that...

Medikabazaar to double its 600-strong workforce

Medikabazaar, the one-stop B2B platform for medical supplies, has announced that following the strengthening of its executive team, it will focus on expanding its...

IBM, NASSCOM Foundation make 5000 students employable

In a meaningful partnership between IBM and NASSCOM Foundation, about 5000 underserved youth from Karnataka, Telangana and Delhi-NCR have been trained in data science...

Work-from-office thrice a week for Flipkart staff

Come December, employees of Indian e-commerce firm, Flipkart, will return to office for three days a week. By then, the Company hopes to achieve...

Mindtree to hire more, offer hikes

Despite the pandemic, Mindtree managed to take on more than 3,400 people in the quarter ending June 2021. With lucrative deals in the pipeline,...

Kellogg South Asia launches Employee Value Proposition

Kellogg South Asia has launched its Employee Value Proposition (EVP) with an overarching EVP statement, ‘NOURISH YOUR GRRREAT’, promising to help its employees realise...

From CEO to coach

Active listening is a key competency for a professional coach. It is equally important for a CEO to actively listen to his team. So,...

TCS hires 20,000, achieves headcount of 5 lakh

The workforce strength of Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) has managed to cross the five lakh mark, post the hiring of 20,000 people in the...

Bei Ling named head – HR, Wells Fargo

The Operating Committee of Wells Fargo & Company will soon have a new member. Bei Ling has been named as the head-HR of the...

NetConnect Global to hire 5,000 in India

Bengaluru-based NetConnect Global (NCG) is gearing to expand in India. As part of its expansion plans, it is all set to hire 5,000 people...

Why NOW is the best time to add content curation to...

Organisations across industries are slowly but surely experiencing the need for employee skilling, not only to meet the needs of the ‘new normal’ but...

Google shows improvement in ensuring racial diversity, globally

Google has claimed that it has made significant improvement in terms of hiring people from different colours. Now the Company has gained confidence and...

Edtech platform, BeyondSkool, is hiring ‘EduPreneurs’

BeyondSkool, the education technology platform, is looking to take on quality professionals, including technologists, educationists and business professionals, as part of its aim to...

Apna app raises $70 mn in Series B funding

Apna, the app that helps Indian blue-collar workers find employment, has managed to raise funds to the tune of $70 million in a Series...

Akriti Chopra elevated to CPO & co-founder, Zomato

Akriti Chopra, former chief financial officer, Zomato, has been elevated to the position of chief people officer and co-founder of the food aggregator. Chopra...

Rashmi Vikram appointed chief equity officer – APAC, at Dentsu International

Dentsu International has appointed Rashmi Vikram as its chief equity officer for APAC. Vikram moves from Microsoft, where she was group diversity & inclusivity...

Google’s diversity head loses role for hurting Jews in blog post

Kamau Bobb, global head of diversity strategy and research, Google, has been asked to step down after a 13-year old blog post of his...

Dynamic working policy for staff of Fidelity International

Fidelity International will offer all its employees across the globe, more flexibility as part of a new ‘dynamic working’ policy, which will be effective...

Apple’s workforce to work from office thrice a week

In an attempt to get back to the ‘normal’ mode of working, Apple plans to allow its employees to work from office on Mondays,...

The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts appoints Gautam Srivastava as VP–HR

The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts has appointed Gautam Srivastava as the vice president - corporate HR. In this role, Srivastava will lead the...

Mamaearth appoints Karan Bajwa as VP-HR

A post graduate in HR from the Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Bajwa started his career in 2013, when he joined...

Facebook allows staff to continue WFH, hints at pay variability

Facebook is allowing its employees to apply for permanent work-from-home or remote working roles, with approval from their superiors or managers. The social- media...

London-based Tide to hire 300 for Hyderabad, 50 for Gurugram office

Tide, the British digital business financial platform, plans to increase its India headcount by 350 skilled professionals in 2021. It hopes to expand its...

Girnar Care introduces period leaves to promote equity at work

Girnar Care has taken significant steps to strengthen its employee-centric work culture. The Indian contact-centre outsourcing organisation has rolled out newer benefits for its...

6% monthly growth in IT job postings: Monster Employment Index

The employment index seems to have been consistent in January 2021. The stability in the index has existed since November last year, with hiring...

Should employees get to elect their CEOs?

Back in 2013, a German company, Haufe, introduced a unique democratic CEO selection process. The employees of the company are given the right to...

AI-driven employee experience platform raises $8M in funding

Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered employee experience platform, Leena AI, has received US$ 8 million in a Series A funding, led by Greycroft. The funds will...

How learning culture at Avanse has encouraged cross-functional movement

The new-age non-banking financial company (NBFC), Avanse Financial Services, has focussed on building a culture of learning within the Company. In a conversation with...

Five mistakes a CEO should avoid

The story of General Electric’s downfall from being an indomitable behemoth to a tier-II company, has been well documented. At the turn of the...

Future Generali gives out increments to all employees

Amidst the growing economic pressure brought about by the pandemic, the employees of Future Generali India Insurance Company (FGII) have reason to celebrate. The...

Myntra hires 5,000 more to its workforce

Looks like hiring is slowly gaining momentum with businesses limping back to normalcy. The online fashion major, Myntra, has recently hired 5,000 employees across...

FarEye expands workforce by over 12% during lockdown

FarEye, the logistics SaaS platform for predictive visibility, has expanded its team by more than 12 per cent, by hiring remotely during the lockdown....

Disappointed Facebook staff protest CEO’s inaction, boycott work

The staff of Facebook expressed their disappointment in their CEO, by taking the day off work on June 1 and virtually walking away from...

Twitter CEO defends employee against online harassment

Twitter had flagged US President Donald Trump’s tweets pertaining to mail-in voting as misleading. This led to the social-media site’s head of site integrity...

Your leadership or your life?

Are you a Leadership Coach or a Life Coach? A tantalising question, no doubt. How would you answer? The response could be a simple...

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BYJU’s introduces a new customised healthcare policy for its employees

To cover the physical and psychological wellbeing of employees, BYJU’s has come up with a tailor- made health-insurance policy. The new policy gives the...

3% DA hike for Central government employees

Ahead of Diwali, the Government has given a three per cent hike in dearness allowance (DA) to Central government employees and pensioners. Earlier, last...

Delhi government floats tender for employment portal ‘Rojgar Bazaar 2.0’

In a bid to keep unemployment in the city under control, the Delhi government has unveiled its plans to create a first-of-its-kind digital job-matching...

12.61 % net increase in EPFO subscribers in the month of August

The data released by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) for the month of August suggests that 14.81 lakh new subscribers were added in...

DIALOGUE

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...