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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...

Dream11 CEO offers to hire those laid off by Twitter &...

Recently, big tech giants such as Twitter and the parent company of Facebook, Meta have laid off thousands of employees. After the acquisition of...

Here’s what Meta is offering to its 11K severed employees

Sixteen weeks of base pay plus two additional weeks for every year of service, with no cap is what Meta, the parent company of...

What’s with the ‘year-end leaves’ in some companies?

In the West and Europe, the year-end period is most special and full of celebration. Christmas, coupled with New Year celebrations makes the end...

Nishchae Suri is the new MD of Cornerstone India

Cornerstone OnDemand, an adaptive HR solutions company has announced the appointment of Nishchae Suri as the new managing director, at Cornerstone India. In this...

Puretech Digital launches People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees

Puretech Digital, the Mumbai-based full-service digital agency has announced the launch of People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees. Like a Company’s vision,...

Change of guard in Adani’s HR leadership

Jayant Kumar has taken charge as the new CHRO for ACC and Ambuja Cement, which is now part of the Adani Group of companies....

How does the CEO-CFO-CHRO trio drive a talent-first organisation?

The equation seems to have changed. Among the direct reportees to the CEO, the CFO used to be the closest confidante. The reason being,...

Sanjay Khanna appointed CEO, American Express Banking Corp., India

American Express Banking Corp., (AEBC) today announced the appointment of Sanjay Khanna as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Country Manager, AEBC Corp., India....

This Chinese firm appoints first ever AI-powered robot CEO

NetDragon Websoft, a technology firm in China which makes applications for mobile and also operates multiplayer online gaming platform in China has appointed ‘Tang...

Rs 140 Cr. will be the annual salary of Starbucks CEO

Laxman Narasimhan, who moved from Reckitt Benckiser to Starbucks as the chief executive officer (CEO), will reportedly earn a salary of Rs 140 crore...

This company offers bonus to help staff pay rising electricity bills

There has been constant forecasts in the UK about the rising cost of electricity in the country. It has been reported that the cost...

DBS Bank gets Betty Lam as head-HR for Hong Kong

DBS Bank, Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Betty Lam as its managing director, head-HR. While being part of the DBS Hong Kong...

IndiGo crew goes on mass leave, to attend AI recruitment drive

IndiGo Airlines as well as its customers went into a tizzy this week with operations being majorly hit due to cabin crew going on...

Trust over performance: Hiring the Navy Seal way

In the United States Navy Sea, Air, and Land Teams, commonly known as Navy SEALs, preference is given to trust over performance during hiring...

Priscilla Koranteng is the new CPO, Indeed

Indeed, the worldwide employment website for job listings, has roped in Priscilla Koranteng as its chief people officer. In her new role, she will...

IT-sector CEOs’ median annual salaries went up by 835% in 10...

There has been a surge in demand for talent in the IT sector post the pandemic. And yes, talented people are being lured by...

“We need a new leadership development module,” Adil Malia

A big change in 2022 HR leadership during 2022 will singularly be expected to facilitate leadership dialogues around change in the business models through an...

Better.com offers voluntary separation agreement to India staff

Better.com is in the news yet again. While in the past it made headlines for laying off employees unceremoniously, this time the Company has...

Uber CEO’s letter to employees signals slowdown in hiring

In a letter to employees, Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber, has emphasised on what is going to be the way forward from now on at...

“Work from anywhere, with no change in compensation”: Airbnb CEO to...

Realising that the pandemic did not hamper productivity even though the workforce was working remotely, Brian Chesky, CEO, Airbnb, wrote to his employees that...

Should companies consider scrapping the non-compete clause?’

The ‘Non-Compete Clause’, which many companies have as part of their employment contract, is not a rarity. In fact, it is used to safeguard...

Musk to acquire Twitter, employees fear layoffs, future

Employees of Twitter have been experiencing a lot of uncertainty ever since talks of a takeover by Elon Musk have been on. While Musk is...

LV Vaidyanathan appointed CEO, P&G India

Procter & Gamble has announced that LV Vaidyanathan is taking over as the chief executive officer (CEO) for India operations, starting 1 July, 2022....

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

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

TCSers log 22 mn learning hours in a Qr; acquire 3.5...

In the last quarter of FY22, employees at India's leading IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) logged 22 million learning hours. The Company claimed in...

IndiGo CEO admits salary raise remains a delicate & difficult issue

While IndiGo’s pilots have been expressing their discontentment at the low-cost carrier’s failure to restore their salaries, Ronojoy Dutta, CEO, IndiGo admits that the...

Apple employees unwilling to return to office, prefer to quit

Starting 11 April, 2022, Apple was looking forward to implementing the hybrid model. However, Apple employees seem rather unwilling, with some of them even...

Adecco Group launches job portal for displaced Ukrainian refugees

The Adecco Group, the global HR consulting provider and staffing firm, has launched a new portal dedicated to provide jobs to displaced Ukrainians and...

Vahdam India hires Kalpesh Tiwari as CHRO

Vahdam, a wellness brand based in India which retails the country’s finest teas and spices to the global market has hired Kalpesh Tiwari as...

IFF’s CHRO steps down, Peter Sommers appointed interim CHRO

International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF), a global company with multiple lines of products in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences has announced that...

Paytm rolls out 145 offers to freshers in tier 1 colleges

One97 communications which owns the Paytm brand has rolled out 145 offers to freshers from tier one colleges to strengthen its team and attract...

Activision Blizzard accused of driving ex employee to suicide

Parents of a 32 year old ex employee of Activision Blizzard, Kerry Moynihan who worked as a finance manager filed a lawsuit against the...

Better.com announces another round of layoffs

Better.com, who’s founder and CEO, Vishal Garg has been in news for laying off 900 people on a zoom call is set for another...

ABP Network certified as one of the ‘Happiest Places to Work’...

The country’s leading broadcaster, ABP Network becomes the first Indian news network to be certified as one of the Happiest Places to WorkTM by...

Naggaro to hire 4,500 globally, open 4 more offices in India

Naggaro, a global IT services and management firm, has plans to expand globally and also open four new offices in India, in Mumbai, Chennai,...

Vistara to expand its workforce to 5, 000 by the end...

Vistara, the Indian full-service airline has announced that it will be expanding its workforce to a total of 5, 000 employees by the end...

HSBC’s overall bonus pool sees 31% increase

As per the financial statements released by HSBC, the overall bonus pool stands at $3.5 billion, which is a 31 per cent increase compared...

PeopleStrong reveals its new brand identity

PeopleStrong, a well-known human capital SaaS platform in India, has decided to rebrand itself and has unveiled its new visual identity. At the heart...

Infosys to hire 55,000 freshers, focus on reskilling & training

Infosys, the second largest IT company in India is planning to hire 55,000 new freshers. In the wake of growth in the IT sector,...

BharatPe episode: Should employees stay put or offboard immediately?

Of late, Bharat Pe has been caught on the wrong foot. It all started with the controversial and abusive video clip of co-founder and...

How can HR teams avoid burnout

One of the principal motives of the human resources (HR) function is to look after the employees of the organisation. However, what happens when...

The age battle for CEOs: young vs old

Parag Agarwal, the CEO of Twitter is only 37 years old. Sundar Pichai became the CEO of Google in 2015, when he was only...

MeitY to recruit CEO, CTO, CFO for India Semiconductor Mission

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has announced that it is going to hire for the posts of chief executive officer (CEO),...

Better.com CEO back to work after firing 900 virtually, apologising

Vishal Garg, who grabbed headlines for the brutal manner in which he fired about 900 employees of Better.com, the digital mortgage lending service, has...

2 out of 3 Indian companies want a phased roll-out of...

The industry seems to be receptive to the four new labour codes that the Government is planning to implement in the near future, according...

Shadowfax rolls out COVID care programme for its 100,000+ rider partners...

Shadowfax, the crowdsourced tech-enabled platform for last-mile deliveries, has announced its second COVID care programme for all its 100,000+ rider partners. It has implemented...

Why the process of hiring a CEO is tricky

On February 12, Tata Motors announced Marc Llistosella as its next chief executive and managing director. A month later, the automobile major made a...

When a strong consumer brand supersedes a company’s employer brand

Youngsters starting off on a corporate career journey, would aspire to be associated with the big brands of the world. And why not, a...

Pegasystems gets Katherine Parente as its new CPO

Pegasystems, the software company based out of the US, has appointed Katherine Parente as its new chief people officer. Parente will report directly to...

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Will Air India hire 100 foreign pilots for Boeing 777 fleet?

Air India (AI) is reported to be looking out for 100 pilots for its Boeing 777 fleet of wide-body planes. The carrier is open...

With no space for precautionary quarantine, Foxconn freezes hiring

Foxconn, the supplier of Apple iPhones, has reportedly imposed a hiring pause. Why? Because it is facing shortage of space to quarantine workers at...

EPFO adds 16.82 lakh net members in Sept. 2022

As per the provisional data released by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), 16.82 lakh net members have been added to EPFO in September...

Amazon India summoned by Labour Ministry over unethical layoffs

The Union Labour Ministry has reportedly sent a notice to Amazon India seeking an explanation with regard to the retrenchment of employees without serving...

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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...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...