Tag: China

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,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Former Twitter employee turns out to be a spy

Ahmad Abouammo, who used to work as a manager at Twitter, was found guilty of spying, money laundering, conspiracy and fraud. He has been...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

Is hard negotiation during an interview taken as a bad trait?

Today’s job market is very much a candidate’s market. With so many opportunities waiting to be grabbed, candidates are spoilt for choice, while employers...

BVC Logistics allows teams to work anytime, anywhere, any day

BVC Logistics (BVCL), the Mumbai-based secure logistics firm, has rolled out a new policy allowing its teams to work from any location they wish,...

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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...