Tag: employees

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...

Bumble makes week-long holiday twice-a-year affair

Last month, Bumble, a dating and social-media app, announced a week-long break for all its employees, globally, in order to tackle the issue of...

Government employees in Patiala protest against anti-employee recommendations

Punjab-UT Employees and Pensions Joint Front carried out a protest march in Patiala on July 30 against the 6th Pay Commission recommendations, which they...

Many employers make vaccination mandatory for employees in the US

With cases of the Delta variant rising in the US, many employers are making it mandatory for their staff to get their shots. Some...

2,000 freshers wanted at Persistent Systems, Pune

Having recently acquired Sureline Systems, the Pune-based IT company, Persistent Systems, is now on the lookout for talented freshers to be a part of...

$1,500 bonus for 1.75 lakh+ Microsoft employees

A pandemic bonus of $1,500 has been announced by Microsoft for all its employees, as a gesture of appreciation for their hard work amidst...

Wipro to end WFH starting Sept., give hikes to junior staff

Come September, Wipro hopes to have all its employees working from office. Of course, the implementation of ‘return to office’ will differ from country...

ESOPs for staff of Laqshya Media

Laqshya Media, the Indian out-of-home (OOH) media company, will reward its employees with employee stock options (ESOPs) for their dedication, commitment and hard work...

Are Indian employees skill-ready for the future of work?

The recent crisis has proved to be a black swan moment for the corporate workspace. While it has upended the traditional paradigms, it has...

TCS is UK’s leading software/IT services firm and recruiter

Tata Consultancy Services’ UK Revenue of £2.63 billion in 2020 has pushed it to number 1 position in the UK market. The ranking follows a...

17,000 employees of Page Industries vaccinated across India

Page Industries, Indian apparel manufacturer and exclusive licensee of Jockey and Speedo in the country, has successfully vaccinated most of its employees spread across...

Wipro to accelerate hiring, take on 30,000 freshers by 2023

In an endeavour to counter the increasing attrition level at Wipro, the information technology major is planning to hire more freshers, even as demand...

Work-from-office thrice a week for Flipkart staff

Come December, employees of Indian e-commerce firm, Flipkart, will return to office for three days a week. By then, the Company hopes to achieve...

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...

5 ways to maximise the impact of L&D programmes in 2021

Employee training and development programmes are crucial to the success of businesses across the world. Since they offer opportunities to the workforce to improve...

99% of Tata AIA workforce vaccinated

Tata AIA Life Insurance’s 'Raksha ka teeka' campaign has tasted success, with 99 per cent of the workforce being vaccinated with at least the...

Kellton Tech to hire 400 this year, 100 immediately

Kellton Tech, the digital transformation solutions and services company, is all set to add about 400 people to its about 1000-strong team in India....

AAI employees hold nationwide protest

Joint Forum of Unions and Association of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) have launched a protest against the AAI management as of July...

Employees at McDonald’s outlet quit half way through their shift

A recent video on a video-sharing platform went viral showing employees at a McDonald’s outlet standing outside the outlet in mid-shift, refusing to work....

Google shows improvement in ensuring racial diversity, globally

Google has claimed that it has made significant improvement in terms of hiring people from different colours. Now the Company has gained confidence and...

600 shares for each employee of Jinshan Group

As the Jinshan group completes ten years in the mobile internet space, there is good news for its employees. Lei Jun, chairman, Jinshan Group,...

Salary woes across India

While salary delays have been common amidst the pandemic, there is still hope in some sectors. Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has failed to pay...

Randi Bryant is first chief diversity officer for Freshworks

In line with its goal to focus on diversity in the workspace, SaaS software company, Freshworks Inc. has appointed DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)...

AB InBev to sponsor gender affirming surgeries of employees in India

In a bid to promote a more gender-neutral work environment, the multinational drink and brewing company, Anheuser Bush Inbev (AB InBev), has introduced a...

Welspun India promotes innovation through inclusive employee programme

Welspun India, the global home textiles company, has launched an organisation-wide programme, Manthan, to nurture and promote an entrepreneurial work culture. Founded on the...

GM plant workers unhappy, seek better separation deal

General Motors, the American automobile manufacturer, which has been planning to shut down its plant at Talegaon, Maharashtra, is facing resistance from its employees....

Apple insists on 3 days in office, staff seek resist

Not long ago, Apple had communicated its return to office policy to its workforce, requiring everyone to come into office thrice a week. However,...

Uber becomes generous, offers more flexibility to employees

Uber Technologies, which had earlier expected its employees to work from home for up to two days a week, and from office the rest...

Exxon workers threaten to extend strike, halt crude oil production

Employees at Exxon Mobil's oilfield in Doba, Chad, are threatening to continue their strike demanding a guarantee from Exxon that they would be paid...

Paid leave for strike days?

The Kerala government has appealed to the Supreme Court against the verdict of the High Court that quelled the government order granting paid leave...

Disney+Hotstar to hire 250 in India

With the audience increasing for Disney+ Hotstar in India, the timing is just right for the online video streaming platform to expand its team...

Japan’s economic policy recommends 4-day work week

The new economic policy of Japan, released recently, suggests that employers adopt a four-day work week so that employees find time to fulfil their...

Googlers can use Work Location Tool to calculate pay for remote...

Google has launched a platform that will allow its employees to calculate how much their pay or earnings will be if they decide to...

Salary hike for 5.4 lakh Punjab government employees

The Government of Punjab has given its nod to the implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission with effect from January 1, 2016. Most of...

Special bonus, 75% hike in variable pay, for PwC India staff

After having paid a two-week one-time special bonus to its 15,000-strong workforce in the country in March 2021, PricewaterhouseCoopers India is now giving vouchers...

Deloitte lets staff in UK work from anywhere forever

Deloitte’s 20,000 employees across Britain now have the choice of working from home or from anywhere in Britain for ever, if they so wish...

Bumble gives week-long break to staff to rest

American social-media company, Bumble, closed for a week, so that its employees can relax and de-stress. It is reported that the move is aimed...

Casio India prioritises staff wellbeing, vaccinates employees and their families

Casio India, the consumer electronics brand, held a free vaccination drive for all its employees and their family members to support the Government’s ongoing...

Top 5 Indian IT firms will add 96,000 jobs, clarifies Nasscom

The National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) has clarified that the Indian IT-BPM sector will continue to be a net hirer in...

Companies in the US seek vaccination details of staff

Ahead of implementing ‘return to office’, many organisations are updating their employee records with the vaccination status of the staff. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Kyndryl gets new CHRO in Maryjo Charbonnier

Kyndryl, the independent spin-off company from IBM IT Infrastructure Services, has appointed Maryjo Charbonnier as its chief human resources officer. Earlier, she was with...

UST to hire 1,000 techies for Hyderabad centre

UST, the digital transformation solutions provider, is gearing to add about a 1,000 more techies to its already 1,000+ team. Within two years, the...

Amazon’s robo to ensure safety at the workplace

Amazon is gearing up to introduce robo employees at its fulfilment centres across the globe, to make the workplace safer. With the robots in...

61% leaders thriving in hybrid mode, while their staff are struggling

Now that the hybrid model of working seems to be here to stay, it is time to look at whether this new approach is...

WFH option for all Facebook employees

Facebook will allow all its employees to work remotely, with effect from June 15, 2021, if they so wish and if their work can...

CNH Industrial, ADP, BL Agro go for mass inoculation of employees

CNH Industrial, a global producer of agricultural and construction equipment in India announced its in-house COVID-19 vaccination drive for its 4,000-strong Indian workforce, including...

15 days’ special casual leave for government staff with COVID-infected dependents

Employees of the Central government can avail 15 days of special casual leave (SCL) if any of their dependents or parents test positive for...

Amazon to hire 1,800 for its tech hubs in Vancouver, Toronto

Amazon is looking to hire 1,800 new techies as well as corporate employees for its tech hubs in Vancouver and Toronto. These new hires...

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...

Punjab govt first to use eIDs with NFC for staff

Government of Punjab has embraced technology in a big way by introducing Electronic Identity Cards (eIDs) equipped with Near Field Communication or NFC technology....

How personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

Dilemmas and decision making – How coaching can help leaders at...

Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

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What’s with tech firms luring talent with luxury gifts?

Imagine receiving super bikes, cool gadgets and luxury vacations on joining an organisation. A dream come true? Well, for new joinees at BharatPe, it...

Darwin Group to employ 1.5 lakh in each state as part of expansion plans

Amidst the pandemic, the Darwin Platform Group of Companies (DPGC) had launched its massive employment scheme in May 2021, as part of the Group’s...

WizKlub sees a 30% student growth rate in a month and plans to hire...

Bengaluru, 29 July, 2021: WizKlub, a k-12 focussed ed-tech startup that builds skills for future careers, has on boarded an increased number of students...

McDonald’s staff to work from office thrice a week

Corporate staff at McDonald's are expected to start working from office thrice a week. Chris Kempczinski, CEO, McDonald’s, drew attention to the fact that...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

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...