Tag: China

Jaguar Land Rover to hire those let go by Meta, Twitter

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is looking out for talent in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, as well as autonomous driving,...

Foxconn to hire about 53,000 for Tamil Nadu plant

Following the rigid restrictions imposed in China due to the fear of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Foxconn’s plant at Zhengzhou has been...

Tata Group to hire 45,000 women in 2 years, at iPhone...

The Tata Group’s electronic factory at Hosur, which manufactures iPhone components, is gearing to hire more workers. The plant had already recruited 5000 women...

Alibaba lays off 10,000 as part of cost-cutting measures

To reduce costs, Alibaba, the Chinese tech major, has let go almost 10,000 employees. This is the Company’s response to poor sales and the...

Tesla abandons online hiring event in China

Recently, Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla, had expressed his concerns over the state of the economy, because of which he had announced his intention to...

China proposes law to protect women employees’ rights

The Chinese government has proposed a ban on employers placing gender preferences in their job ads, and also asking women applicants about their marital...

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…

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,”...

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‘Work from office 4 days a week’: Snapchat to employees

Snapchat has asked its employees to come in to office for 80 per cent of the time, that is, four days a week. The...

UAE warns companies against cutting salaries of Emirati job candidates

Certain companies were allegedly found to take advantage of the government's salary support programme for Emiratis. This comes right after the week when the...

WB govt staff protest, demand DA hike

Employees of the West Bengal government have been seeking revision of dearness allowance as per the 7th Pay Commission. They held protests outside the...

In the age of specialists, how important are transferable skills?

Transferable skills, also known as ‘core skills’ or ‘soft skills’, are developed by people over time. These skills not only add versatility to an...

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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...