Tag: e-commerce

Vroom shuts down e-commerce operations, axes 90% of workforce

In a dramatic move to conserve cash, leading online used car platform Vroom is shutting down its core e-commerce operations and laying off nearly...

Etsy to let go 11% of workforce

The holiday season rush is at its peak, and this is certainly not the right time for job cuts. However, Etsy, the American e-commerce...

Flipkart launches new fulfilment centre in Telangana, creates 40,000+ jobs

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, has strengthened its supply chain in Telangana by launching its new fulfilment centre (FC) in Sangareddy. Spread over four lakh...

Allcargo’s Bangalore warehouse to create 5,500 jobs

Allcargo Group, the end-to-end logistics solution company, has launched a 100-acre warehouse in Bengaluru that cost about Rs 800 crore to set up. The...

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...

Amazon has laid off 1 lakh

With Amazon realising it has more employees than it requires — having hired more during the demand surge due to the pandemic, and to...

Ecom Express to hire 50,000 delivery partners by Sept 2022

Ecom Express, the Indian technology-driven integrated logistics solutions providers to the e-commerce industry, is gearing to onboard at least 50,000 delivery partners by the...

Flipkart launches initiative to create supply-chain operations talent pool

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, has entered into an agreement with the Bihar State Skill Development Mission to help create a pool of skilled...

Amazon workers now have the right to unionise

In a landmark agreement, Amazon, the e-commerce giant, has agreed to allow its employees the rights to freely organise within the Company, that is,...

Lenskart to hire 2000+ across India in 1 year

Lenskart, the Indian omnichannel eye-wear brand, will hire over 2,000 people across the country as part of its ambitious expansion plans. It has been...

Flipkart adds 5000 jobs in Gujarat

Flipkart, the e-commerce platform, has added four additional supply chain facilities in the state of Gujarat, which will add about 5,000 direct and indirect...

Classplus launches wellness program for its employees

Classplus, an industry-leading e-commerce enablement platform for coaching centers, solo tutors and online content creators, has recently launched an emotional wellness program called Classplus...

Droom resumes work from office in 100% capacity

Droom, an e-commerce platform for sale and purchase of cars, has resumed work from office. The Company has over 250 employees who are all...

Amazon launches 2 all-women delivery stations in Kerala

Amazon India has launched two delivery stations in Kerala, which will be operated by a 100 per cent all- women team. The stations, at...

Flipkart’s West Bengal warehouse to create 3,500 direct jobs

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, is all set to open a new fulfilment centre (FC) in West Bengal. This would be the Company’s second-largest...

Gender inequality rampant at Amazon?

While Amazon maintains that 18 women in the Prime membership division were promoted over the last one year, and that women and men were...

Amazon to expand workforce in Italy by 3,000

Amazon, which had a 9,500-strong workforce across 50 locations in Italy, will soon expand its team by about 3,000. It plans to hire about...

Vaccination drive by Samsung, Vistara, Embassy Group, Cars24

Corporates across the country are doing their bit to safeguard their employees and their dependents by facilitating inoculation. Samsung India has organised on-site vaccination camps...

Flipkart allows unlimited bereavement leave, WFH till May, 2021

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Intel, and other IT companies, Flipkart has also allowed its 12,000-strong workforce to work from home till May...

3 lakh jobs up for grabs in e-commerce, logistics

With the festival season round the corner, e-commerce companies are expanding their workforce in anticipation of increase in business and demand in e-shopping. Not...

Walmart announces pay raise for employees

Walmart, the American multinational retail company, will give its 165,000 employees a pay hike. As a result, many of its employees who were working...

Amazon announces 50,000 seasonal jobs in India

While most companies are downsizing due to the impact of the pandemic on businesses, e-commerce company, Amazon India, has offered some hope. It will...

Amazon and Flipkart add thousands of jobs to tackle festive season...

E-commerce company, Flipkart, recently added more than 50,000 direct jobs across its supply chain, logistics arm and customer support to be able to tackle...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Saudi Arabia expands saudisation programme in aviation

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services, has announced the second...

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BHP restructures operations, empowers local leaders for improved performance

BHP Group, a mining company has announced it would dissolve certain global teams and shift their responsibilities, such as planning, environmental management, and heritage...

286 jobs to be axed at Citigroup in New York

Citigroup will let go 286 of its employees in New York as part of its attempt to cut its workforce strength by eight per...

3.5 lakh govt staff suffering salary delay in Kerala

The salaries for about 3.5 lakh government employees in Kerala have been delayed due to a financial crisis. The chief minister and other ministers...

Tetra Pak to axe 300 roles; to shut Jurong factory

In a strategic move, Tetra Pak, a multinational food processing and packaging company, has announced the laying off of 300 employees. The decision comes...

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