Tag: CEO

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...

Jaro Education launches inhouse leadership development programme for staff

With an aim to develop its talent pool and prepare them for greater roles and responsibilities, Jaro Education, the edtech firm, has announced the...

Krish Shankar debuts as an author with ‘CATALYSE—Power up your people...

Krish Shankar, group head-HR, Infosys, has turned author with his debut book, CATALYSE—Power up your People Ecosystem. The book talks about the secret sauce to...

Mairead Nayager to join GSK Consumer Healthcare as CHRO

Mairead Nayager, CHRO at Diageo, has decided to move on. She will be joining GSK Consumer Healthcare, as its new CHRO. The development was...

Unilever’s global CHRO Leena Nair is now global CEO, Chanel

Leena Nair, global CHRO at Unilever has joined the French fashion and apparel brand, Chanel, as CEO. She is now part of the elite...

Twitter CEO, Parag Agrawal, to receive US$ 1 mn as annual...

Parag Agrawal will succeed Jack Dorsey as CEO, Twitter. The IIT-Mumbai graduate, who had joined Twitter in 2011 and has been serving as chief...

Axis Bank’s Vigil M Thomas joins ToneTag as head – HR

Voice-based proximity communication and payment service provider, ToneTag, has announced the appointment of Vigil M Thomas as its new HR head. In this new...

KPMG India gets Yezdi Nagporewalla as its new CEO

Nominated by the KPMG India board and approved by the Company's India partners, Yezdi Nagporewalla has been appointed as the new CEO at KPMG...

Infor acquires UK based MES solutions company Lighthouse Systems

Infor, a business cloud software services solutions company, has acquired Lighthouse Systems, which provides manufacturing execution system (MES) software for smart manufacturing. The acquisition...

Mobileum to double team strength to 1,100, launches Bengaluru facility

Mobileum, the leading global provider of analytics solutions for roaming and network services, security, risk management, and testing and monitoring solutions, today announced the...

Ola Cars to expand workforce by 10,000, begin operations in 100...

Expanding into the vehicle commerce business, Ola Cars has revealed its plan to hire 10,000 employees in the coming 12 months. The Company will...

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...

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,”...

US Securities finds lack of integrity in EY employees

Ernst & Young (EY), has been penalised by the US securities and exchange commission (SEC) for $100 million. It has been found that audit professionals...

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Advance Auto Parts India GCC collaborates with academia for bridging skill gap

The Global Capability Centre (GCC) of Advance Auto Parts in Hyderabad, an auto part aftermarket firm has signed an MoU (Memorandum Of Understanding) with...

USEReady to hire around 200 data analytics & engineers for new data centre in...

Founded in 2011 by two Indians Uday Hegde and Lalit Bakshi, strategic data and Analytics partner USEReady, which had its offices in Bengaluru and...

US Securities finds lack of integrity in EY employees

Ernst & Young (EY), has been penalised by the US securities and exchange commission (SEC) for $100 million. It has been found that audit professionals...

Error in payroll: a Chilean man gets 286 times of his salary into his...

An employee at Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos (CIAL), the largest producer of cold cuts in Chile, had a pleasant surprise on the salary day...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...