Tag: China

Maryann Xu elevated as CPO at Walmart, China

Walmart has elevated Maryann Xu as the SVP & chief people officer for Walmart China. She will lead the HR function at the retail...

UC Web winds up in India, lays off 90% staff

UC Web, subsidiary of the China-based multinational firm, Alibaba Group, has suspended its India operations. It has asked 90 per cent of its workforce...

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...

Reckitt Benckiser claims to eradicate gender pay gap

The Indian region of Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has outperformed other regions in terms of achieving gender pay gap. RB India has achieved a mean gender...

China tries to boost employment through cloud recruitment

In an attempt to boost employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in China, many universities are now looking towards ‘cloud recruitment’ to get their students placed...

Organisations keeping Coronavirus at bay, curtailing employee travel to China

Companies, such as Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook are going out of the way to keep their workforce safe from the Coronavirus, which has...

India will create more jobs by not joining RCEP

Fearing that the Indian market will be flooded with cheap Chinese goods, India has rightfully decided not to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership...

1000 OYO employees may be laid off in China

All is not OK at Oyo Rooms in China and in India. The hotel network is facing trouble in both the countries. According to...

Manufacturing activity in China grows, restores hope for the jobless

Looks like the push by the government is finally showing results in China. For the first time this year, the manufacturing sector in the...

Chinese companies to allow annual dating leaves to single women

With the objective of allowing single Chinese women to find partners, two Chinese companies have introduced eight additional ‘dating leaves’ in their annual leave...

New ABB robots factory to come up in Shanghai, China

ABB, the Swiss industrial robots and robot systems manufacturing company, will be setting up a new factory at Shanghai, at an expected cost of...

Enhancing capability; top priority for India Inc.

McKinsey & Company’s follow-up study reveals that most companies continue to use traditional capability-building methods, even though their needs have evolved…

Reinventing tomorrow’s workplace

Years ago, I built a 24-foot-long table in my backyard as a gathering place for thoughtful dialogue with the eclectic group of friends, acquaintances,...

Google to not reopen offices on Jan 10, 2022

In view of the growing threat around the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, many major international conglomerates and organisations are rethinking their plans to reopen...

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Aayu App to expand workforce, hire 10,000 people pan India

Healthcare services provider, MedCords, under the National Digital Health Mission, has launched the ‘Aayu Ambassador Programme’. This programme is aimed at providing employment opportunities...

Ban on layoffs in Argentina to end in December

Due to the economic slowdown resulting from the pandemic-induced mobility restrictions and lockdowns, the Government of Argentina had brought into effect two measures —...

Celonis to expand India operations, hire 1,000 for its workforce

Celonis, the German process mining company, with 16 offices worldwide, is gearing to expand operations in India, where it presently has a 50-strong staff. The...

Cognizant CEO interacts with 5 employees daily, for an hour

Cognizant Technology Solutions, which employs over three lakh people globally, saw an attrition rate of about 33 per cent in the July-September quarter. With...

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“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...

“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...