Tag: covid

Pune Municipal Corp. organises online health/happiness camp for staff

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has hit upon a unique way to motivate its employees and also boost their immune system. It has arranged for...

Tata Steel increases work hours to prevent contagion

Tata Steel's Jamshedpur plant will move to a 12-hour shift from the existing 8-hour starting later this month to contain the spread of COVID-19....

FICCI and OYO offer online course for hospitality industry

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and hospitality major, OYO, have come together to create an online certification course on...

Marginal increase of 8.59% in unemployment rate after dramatic fall: CMIE

Although the month of June had been recording a rapid fall in the unemployment rate, it recently witnessed a marginal increase in the same...

‘Thank You’ bonus of $500 million to Amazon’s front-line workers

The management of Amazon has decided to show its appreciation for its front-line workers by giving them a one-time ‘Thank You’ bonus. This is...

Cognizant lays off benched employees

According to the New Democratic Labour Front (NDLF), an IT employee union, the US- based IT major, Cognizant, has begun terminating its benched employees as...

ILO predicts loss of around 305 million full-time jobs

Lockdowns and other restrictive measures to contain the pandemic have had a devastating impact on already weak labour markets, as well as production and...

LTI launches app that ensures employee safety and business continuity

Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) has launched the LTI SafeRadius app to make sure that the health of the workforce remains protected as they...

HDFC Life Insurance’s plan of action for Unlock 1.0

Life is full of uncertainties, and those in the life insurance business can totally relate to this statement. COVID-19 is something that no one...

Birlasoft’s ‘agile pods’ maintain productivity levels during WFH

Information technology (IT) services provider, Birlasoft, has come up with a novel way to tackle the delivery and productivity issue amidst remote work during...

15,000 BEST staff absent from duty get no salary for May

More than 15,000 Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) staffers have received no salary for the month of May in lieu of the days...

Finding a job post COVID

Finding a job during or even post COVID may be a tough challenge for all those prospective candidates out there. While recent data indicates...

Ambica Steels gears up to resume operations, issues guidelines

Indian stainless steel product manufacturer, Ambica Steels, has taken all the necessary safety measures and put an employee action framework in place before resuming...

What’s high on the agenda for CHROs?

What is the top priority for the heads of human resources of Indian companies in the post-COVID era? If your answer is ‘compensation and...

New COVID guidelines for central govt staff

With the number of positive cases of COVID-19 increasing amongst various officials of government ministries and departments, the Centre has issued a new set...

Six-feet office, Vitamin jOSH, online university: KPMG plans ahead of pandemic

Fumigation of office premises, closed cafeterias, redesigned open plans, no meeting rooms — these are just some of the measures being considered by one...

Uttar Pradesh govt. abolishes allowances affecting 16 lakh employees

While the Uttar Pradesh government has not cut the salaries of its employees, it has decided to scrap seven of their allowances, instead. Financial...

Searching for a job – Why shouldn’t you panic?

There is no escaping the fact that in the days following the lockdown, employment and the job market can expect to see a brand...

5 big challenges of working from home and how to overcome...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many new challenges to our professional and personal lives. Employees around the world are in a crisis, as businesses...

Work for 5 days & get paid for 6 at Federal...

Cochin-headquartered Federal Bank has found a unique way to reward its employees. For those who are working out of the branch, the Bank has...

Mind your language!

Common wisdom on leadership promotes ‘leading by example’. This may cause leaders to assume that only their actions are watched; that what they say...

Rolls-Royce allows free access to its digital academy

In an endeavour to help businesses across the globe digitally recover from COVID-19, Rolls-Royce, the market leader in high- performance power systems, has allowed...

Suggestion to accommodate Navi Mumbai employees in Mumbai, to avoid daily...

Employees travelling from Navi Mumbai to Mumbai for work have added to the number of coronavirus cases in Navi Mumbai. Therefore, the Navi Mumbai...

Tata Steel issues guidelines for the ‘new normal’

Manufacturing major, Tata Steel (TSL), has issued guidelines to all employees and staff in the Company highlighting the changes to expect when they return...

A little music to face the tough times for junctionites

In these troubling times, when employees have to go through sober messages to gather motivation and hope for the future, mjunction is lifting the...

Medikabazaar rewards its employees with 50% bonus

Supply chain constraints are the biggest source of concern for businesses in the manufacturing sector. In these troubling times, employees at Medikabazaar are coming...

ATG leadership takes pay cut; revises variable pay plan

To keep pace with the state of the economy in the current times, the leadership at Alliance Tire Group (ATG), subsidiary of the Yokohama...

How performance management may change in the post-Covid era

The Covid-19 virus has been a game changer and a disruptor. It’s unprecedented, and has forced us to relook at the way we live...

Leadership wellness coaching – Just what your organisation needs today!

It has been a year since the world was hit by the pandemic, consequent lockdowns, lifestyle changes and new ways of working! Everything as...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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LearnVern raises over USD 1 million funding

Ahmedabad-based edtech platform, LearnVern, has managed to raise more than one million US dollars in funding from international investors. The fund invests in strong...

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

Even CXOs can feel stagnated in their career

It's common for mid-level managers to feel stuck and stagnated, when they can’t foresee any further growth path. In some cases, existing jobs are...

Lenovo India ropes in PepsiCo’s HR director Bhavya Misra as CHRO

Lenovo India has today announced the appointment of Bhavya Misra, HR director, Pepsico, as the CHRO. Misra will be based out of Bengaluru and...

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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...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...