Tag: Employee

eBay settles employee misconduct case; pays $3 mn in fine

eBay, the online retail firm has to pay three million dollars as a substantial fine. Why? According to a case filed on 11 January...

Finance Department urges quick VRS approvals to save money

The Kerala state government has instructed department heads to quickly deal with requests for voluntary retirement. If there is delay, and if the delay...

Costco unveils 10 new locations; announces cash prize for unique employee...

Costco recently opened 10 new locations, seven of them in just ten days! Each location had a lucky employee winning a cash prize for...

OpenAI employees threaten to quit & join former CEO at Microsoft

The termination of Salm Altman, CEO, OpenAI by the board members of the company hasn’t gone down well with the employees. Over 500 of...

How sharing of unfiltered employee experiences can help employer branding

Empowering employees to share their unedited, unscripted and uncensored experiences is a strategic move for companies looking to bolster their employee branding. For instance, if...

‘No promotions for staff if they don’t return to office’: Amazon

Failure to return to the office may hinder Amazon employees' chances of receiving promotions. Amazon has clarified that employees who do not adhere to...

Meesho announces 9-day break, prioritises employee well-being

Meesho, the e-commerce marketplace, is prioritising employee well-being with its third annual ‘Reset and Recharge’ break, scheduled for 11 to 19 November, 2023. This nine-day...

Security breach affects 6,791 Sony employees

Sony Interactive Entertainment has officially acknowledged a data breach in June 2023, impacting 6,791 of its staff members and leading to the unauthorised disclosure...

UAE’s Nafis programme boosts Emirati private sector jobs

The UAE's Nafis programme, launched in September 2021 to boost Emirati participation in the private sector, has yielded impressive results in just two years....

How employee engagement is transforming

Employee-engagement activities come in many forms, including team-building events, training programmes, recognition initiatives and wellness programmes.   Engaged employees are more productive, committed and likely to...

UAE unemployment insurance deadline approaches; penalties to be imposed

The deadline for enrolling in the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) unemployment insurance scheme is fast approaching, with penalties to be imposed on those who...

Standard Chartered offers 20 weeks of paid paternity & adoption leave

Standard Chartered has unveiled has  enhanced its paternity and adoption leave benefits, with effect from 1 September, 2023. This initiative reflects the bank's commitment...

Marico grants 1,10,700 employee equity shares through ESOP

Marico has distributed 1,10,700 equity shares to employees via employee stock option plans (ESOP). It has allocated these shares at a face value of...

Kerala government staff to get Onam bonuses, allowances

The Kerala government plans to give notable benefits to state government employees in the form of bonuses and allowances, on the occasion of the...

SBI Card rewards its employees with 1,12,960 equity shares

On July 24, 2023, SBI Card, a renowned financial company, revealed that it has granted 1,12,960 equity shares to its employees as part of...

Workers’ strike avoided by Byju’s

Byju's successfully avoids a workers' strike by assuring employees that there will be no further layoffs at their tuition centres. The edtech major's COO,...

Fresh round of layoffs at Microsoft; 276 employees to lose jobs

Technology giant Microsoft, headquartered in Washington State, has decided to lay off 276 employees, primarily from its customer service, support, and sales teams. The...

Flipkart announces $700 million ESOP payout

Flipkart has announced a one-time cash payout for its employees through a $700 million employee stock option (ESOP) buyback programme. This initiative comes as...

Paytm employees to get  51,619 equity shares as ESOPs

Paytm India's digital payment sector has announced, on July 6, 2023, the issuance of equity shares as part of its employee stock option plan...

Google employees protest 3-day office mandate, citing lack of professionalism consideration

Bloomberg recently reported that Google employees are pushing back against the company's requirement for employees to work in the office at least three days...

Google implements three-day office attendance mandate in crackdown

Google's recent implementation of stricter attendance policies for in-office work has sparked concerns among employees. The tech giant has updated its hybrid work policy,...

Employers can’t deny appointment without valid reason: J&K HC

In a recent ruling, the J & K High Court declared that employers cannot deny appointments to deserving candidates without valid reasons. The court...

Odisha govt raises ex gratia payment for deceased govt employees on...

In a move aimed at providing increased support to the families of government employees who tragically lose their lives while performing their duties, Naveen...

Go First prepares employees for relaunch, plans underway

Go First, having obtained clearance from the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, is now preparing for the relaunch of its operations. The airline's management...

SIA employees to get 8 months’ advance bonus

Amidst the wave of employee turnover, there are those who remained steadfastly loyal to their employers, such as Singapore Airlines (SIA). These employees are...

UAE warns companies to provide employee housing

The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has mandated that establishments must provide labour accommodation for the employees. The ministry also posted...

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...

Tesla faces speculation over potential layoffs amidst internal struggles

Tesla has become the centre of attention as speculations mount regarding the possibility of significant layoffs within the company. Reports stemming from Gigafactory Texas...

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Inside Orion’s learning liberation

Imagine this: a seasoned software engineer, with years of experience under their belt, sitting down to learn a new coding trick from a fresh...

Anmol Industries gets Abhijit Chakraborty as CHRO

Anmol Industries, an FMCG brand, has appointed Abhijit Chakraborty as its chief human resources officer (CHRO). In this capacity, Chakraborty will shoulder the responsibility...

Why male allies are key to gender parity

The tide is turning. The glass ceiling, once a formidable barrier, is starting to crack. But this shift isn’t driven solely by the relentless...

Are IIT Delhi students disappointed with placements?

Dejected students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi seem to be relying on off-campus modes to land good jobs. Many have been...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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