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Amazon alerts employees about generative AI tool usage

Amazon recently advised its employees to be cautious while using third-party generative AI tools for work, as reported by Business Insider. The company has warned...

Central government employees, pensioners await DA hike

The Union government is set to raise the dearness allowance (DA) by four per cent for Central government employees in March, 2024, bringing it...

WMT to split stock; 2 additional shares for each shareholder

In February 2024, Walmart (WMT) plans to implement a three-to-one stock split. This action, scheduled to take place on 23 February 2024, will result...

Karnataka government includes 13,000 employees in OPS

An official notice was issued by the government of Karnataka that stated approximately 13,000 state government employees would be included in the old pension...

Expected 50% rise in DA by 31 January 2024

The dearness allowance is set to increase by four per cent, with confirmation expected by 31 January, that it has reached 50 per cent....

Airline staff in Taiwan to receive big hikes this year

As the travel industry soars in 2024, major Taiwanese airlines have decided to give salary increments and bonuses to their employees. Tigerair Taiwan is...

Apple’s San Diego team is asked to move to Austin

Apple is restructuring its operations by closing its San Diego team responsible for Siri's voice command improvements. The 121 employees from this team are...

Tech layoffs bite again as Meta, Amazon, X and Google trim...

The once-booming tech landscape is experiencing a tectonic shift, marked by a wave of layoffs sweeping across industry titans like Amazon, Google, Meta (formerly...

Transport workers temporarily suspend strike for Pongal

The State Transport Corporation employees' two-day-old indefinite strike in Tamil Nadu has been temporarily called off by the trade unions. The decision comes in...

Special holiday for J&K government employees

On 4 January 2024, the Jammu and Kashmir government made a significant announcement, by introducing a special provision for casual leave in honour of...

Maha Labour Department issues notice to TCS over transfer practices

The Maharashtra Labour Department sent a notice to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) regarding a complaint about its IT company transfer practices. The Nascent Information Technology...

Tata Steel extends financial lifeline to employee families with millennium scholarship

Tata Steel is inviting applications for its 2022-2023 millennium scholarship programme, offering financial aid to children, spouses, and former associates of its employees and...

West Bengal government faces backlash over DA hike

Mamata Banerjee, chief minister, West Bengal, had recently declared a four per cent hike in the dearness allowance (DA) for state government employees, effective...

UAE employees embrace AI opportunities, surpassing Europe by 26%

ServiceNow has released findings from a recent study examining how employees view the impact of technology and digital skills on their careers and the...

OFSS rewards employees with equity shares in latest ESOP allocation

On 20 December 2023, Oracle Financial Services Software (OFSS), a specialised subsidiary of Oracle Corporation focusing on financial and insurance technology, announced updates following...

Amazon encourages staff to convey their wishes to mascot, Peccy

As the holidays approach, Amazon is helping employees with financial issues. The company asked the workers to reach out to their mascot for a...

Rajasthan HC advocates fair treatment of employees

The Rajasthan High Court has highlighted the importance of treating employees fairly and cautioned employers against unjustly taking away their livelihoods unreasonably and causing...

Maharashtra government workers end strike as CM considers OPS

Government employees in Maharashtra have concluded their indefinite strike after Eknath Shinde, chief minister (CM), Maharashtra, assured them of considering the revival of the...

KSRTC staff face salary delay despite Sabarimala revenue surge

Even though the Sabarimala service has significantly increased revenue for the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), employees are said to be experiencing delays...

Public-sector banks set for 17% salary boost in FY 22-23

The Indian Banks Association (IBA) and bank unions have agreed on a 17 per cent annual salary increase for five years, starting from the...

Broadcom to restructure; axe 1,300 jobs

After Broadcom acquired VMware, a leading cloud-computing company, there were notable organisational changes. Bloomberg News reports that around 1,300 California-based employees will end up...

1.23 lakh new employees added by Indian banks in FY23

In the fiscal year FY23, Indian banks witnessed their most substantial surge in hiring over the past decade, according to the data from the...

Why is Theory X not yet dead?

Theory X is not dead. It lives on in low-wage industries where workers must follow rules to the letter and in high-wage ones where...

HCLTech asks employees to work from office at least thrice a...

HCLTech is encouraging its employees to be in the office for at least three days a week, mirroring Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in a...

How can employees win their leadership’s confidence?

In most discussions about workplace dynamics, the spotlight is often on how organisational leaders should engage with their regular employees. However, it's essential to...

‘Relocate from ageing quarters for your safety’: Tata Motors to employees

Tata Motors’ management has issued a notice to its employees, urging them to leave the company housing units near Azad Market in Telco Colony,...

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...

Boeing faces lawsuit over alleged discrimination and harassment

After a lengthy career at Boeing spanning several decades, Rachel Rasmussen has filed a lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit asserts that Boeing employees...

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Boeing faces lawsuit over alleged discrimination and harassment

After a lengthy career at Boeing spanning several decades, Rachel Rasmussen has filed a lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit asserts that Boeing employees...

FundsIndia empowers staff with ESOP and NPS

In a strategic move aimed at fostering employee loyalty and encouraging long-term commitment, FundsIndia has taken a significant step. The online investment platform headquartered...

“Crafting optimal curricula for future skills in new-age industries,” Praveen Purohit

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act In the natural resources sector, our focus will remain on the following: •...

Fisker addresses liquidity concerns, announces 15% job cuts

Fisker, the electric vehicle (EV) startup, announced a workforce reduction of at least 15 per cent, citing insufficient resources to meet its needs in...

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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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