Tag: coronavirus

700 fired at Mayo Clinic for not meeting vaccination deadline

Minnesota-based Mayor Clinic fired about 700 employees for not getting vaccinated within the set deadline of January 3, 2022. Of course, those who had...

‘No vaccine, no salary’: Punjab government to employees

Punjab government has issued a mandate for coronavirus vaccination to its employees. If employees do not upload their vaccination certificates on the Punjab Government...

Coaching’s role in enhancing institutional performance

The business world has seen a significant shift with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. One of the biggest challenges is maintaining the quality...

US sees accelerated hiring, adds 5 lakh + jobs in October

As reported by the US Labour Department, employers across the US created about 5,31,000 jobs in October, and caused the unemployment rate to dip...

5 lakh jobs may be lost in Britain’s hospitality sector

The hospitality sector in Britain may lose about five lakh jobs if the government’s financial support ends. It is uncertain as to when the...

AAI member (HR) and ex-chairman, Anuj Aggarwal, passes away battling COVID...

Anuj Aggarwal, a member (HR) and also a former chairman of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), lost his battle with COVID - 19...

“Not many cases of COVID-19 at the workplace”: Tesla to employees

With many of the 55,000-strong workforce of Tesla scared to return to work, the Company is now trying to assure its employees that no...

133 hospital employees booked in Solapur, for absenteeism

While India is witnessing a steady rise in the number of coronavirus cases, Maharashtra seems to be the most affected state at the moment, with...

AIASL to employ relatives of staff lost to COVID-19

Air India Airport Services (AIASL), which is Air India’s subsidiary looking into ground handling, will be offering employment opportunities to one family member each...

Glassdoor sacks 300 employees, executives take a pay cut amidst crisis

Glassdoor, a platform to evaluate employees' reviews on various employers and their experiences with various organisations, is now itself in a tight spot to...

Hyatt plans to restructure globally, will lay off 1,300 employees

The hospitality sector has been one of the worst hit due to the coronavirus outbreak, restrictions imposed worldwide and the lockdown across nations. Chains,...

Deloitte plans to hire more women post lockdown

There is an opportunity in every crisis. One only needs to delve deeper and identify that opportunity. Deloitte has seen an opportunity in the lockdown....

Mobile Tracking Devices – the game changer amidst covid

For many companies with a large number of employees working out of the same office, or even from remote offices spread across the country,...

Google employees are mandated to work from home until June, 2020:...

Google employees, who are working remotely, have been directed to follow the same system of work until June 1, 2020, as there is no mention...

Airtel adopts the virtual route, onboards summer interns from top B-schools

Within  a week of the lockdown being announced, several organisations had already started planning a reduction in hiring numbers due to the economic burden....

How Genpact is engaging its workforce amidst lockdown

COVID-19 is impacting countries, communities, and individuals at an alarming rate and is teaching us lessons in humanity, prediction, action and collaboration. This is...

Amazon workers to protest for the entire week, say Company isn’t...

According to a workers’ rights group, over 300 amazon warehouse workers are participating in a protest this week, highlighting the lack of protection for...

“ITC’s People First initiative is dedicated to the incredible work force,”...

At a time when new ways of working are becoming the norm, it’s difficult for employees to stay safe, focused and maintain productivity, at...

After GoAir & Vistara, Spicejet to send staff on rotational leave...

As the coronavirus outbreak cripples the travel and tourism business in India and worldwide, low-cost airline, Spicejet is sending its employees on temporary rotational...

Sundar Pichai informs employees of plan to slow down hiring this...

It has not been an easy journey for IT firms struggling to combat the pandemic and ensure the well being of their employees and...

Amazon to test its employees, may compel other businesses to follow

With the COVID-19 outbreak, companies across the globe are entrusted with the responsibility of taking care of their employees’ health and well-being.  Following the...

Why workplaces may decentralise post lockdown

Most organisations across the world follow a centralised hierarchical structure or the top-down approach. This was primarily because the leadership never truly trusted the subordinates...

Will the workplace be more flexible post lockdown?

The lockdown has taught us many lessons and also transformed workplace practices like never before. Both the organisation and the employees have enjoyed the...

Haryana government doubles pay for staff treating COVID patients

The Government of Haryana has gone a step ahead to further enable its corona warriors, who are fighting the virus on the frontlines. On...

Railways to protect its 13 lakh employees, drafts protocol

Following the death of two railway employees from COVID-19, the Central Railways has drafted a protocol that identifies all the potential quarantine facilities to...

Treebo Hotels rolls out paid VRS for 400 employees; founders take...

In a proactive approach to help its 400 employees, Budget hospitality chain Treebo Hotels has launched a paid voluntary resignation scheme (PVRS), owing to...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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1000s of employees protest for raising wage & regularisation demand: Punjab

On Sunday, a large group of state government employees, including contract, outsourced, and regular employees, gathered outside the Sangrur deputy commissioner's office to protest...

3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

Niren Srivastava appointed group CHRO, Motilal Oswal Financial Services

Having begun his professional journey with Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance in 2005, as deputy manager – HR, Niren Srivastava spent two years there before...

mCaffeine ropes in Neetha Thomas as head – people function

Neetha Thomas is head – people function, mCaffeine. Before joining the Indian caffeinated personal care brand, Thomas was vice president – human capital &...

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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...