Tag: employees

Swiggy’s unique moonlight policy allows employees to take up outside work

Swiggy has introduced a one-of-its kind moonlight policy, which allows all its full-time employees to take up external projects, subject to approvals from the...

How to keep existing employees engaged amidst mass layoffs

Globally, layoffs are happening in every other company. The fear of recession has caused many big brands such as Microsoft, Google, Tesla, Twitter, Netflix...

58,000 employees of general insurance PSU sector will go on 2-day...

Since the pay revision for PSU employees working in the general Insurance sector has been pending for a long time, the General Insurance Employees...

Wipro adds more than 15,000 employees in Q1 FY 22-23

The results for the first quarter of financial year (FY) 2022-23 are out, and looks like Wipro has added more than 15,000 employees in...

Indigo says, “In constant touch with employees; operations are normal”

A lot of ground technicians had call in sick, going on mass leave on 09 July, 2022 at Indigo Airlines. This was reportedly an...

How to instill a sense of ownership in employees

Building a culture of ownership within the workforce is a gradual process, as it involves trust, patience, empathy and a deep understanding of skill...

Laid off Tesla employees seek protection from US court

Tesla has again made headlines for the mass layoffs it conducted in the months of May and June. Two former employees of Tesla —...

Celsius lays off 150 employees

Having already put a stop on withdrawals and transfers due to the unfavourable market conditions, Celsius Network, the crypto-lending platform has now laid off...

US Securities finds lack of integrity in EY employees

Ernst & Young (EY), has been penalised by the US securities and exchange commission (SEC) for $100 million. It has been found that audit professionals...

Target to cover travel expenses of employees seeking abortions

In the US abortion is banned in certain states and allowed in others. So people who live in states where abortion is banned can...

KPMG US & Canada to launch a metaverse collaboration hub for...

KPMG has announced the launch of a metaverse collaboration hub where employees, clients and communities will connect, engage and explore opportunities for growth across...

Layoffs continue in edtech: Whitehat Jr fires 300 employees

Edtech company Whitehat Jr, which was acquired by BYJU’s in 2020, has laid around 300 employees. The downsizing would affect employees both in India...

Kerala govt to roll out health insurance plan for its employees...

The state government of Kerala has launched a health insurance scheme for its employees. Named as MEDISEP (Medical Insurance Scheme for State Employees), the...

Return to office hasn’t been a good experience for Tesla employees

Recently, Employees at Tesla’s Fremont, Calif, office resumed working from the office full time after a long remote working arrangement. Since Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla...

KFintech opens new facility in Mumbai, plans to add 300 employees

KFin Technologies, a tech driven financial services platform has inaugurated a new facility in the city of Mumbai. The new state of the art...

Amazon’s robots to make work safer and easier for its employees

Amazon’s robots to make work safer and easier for its employees Proteus and Cardinal are two robots that are taking over some of the manual...

Employees of this firm will get to become ‘CEO of the...

Recordent, a fintech firm that caters to the SME segment in India, has taken an innovative initiative. It will give an opportunity to its...

Google agrees to pay $118 mn to women employees in gender-discrimination...

In a class action discrimination lawsuit, Google has agreed to pay $118 million to about 15,300 women employees in the US across 236 job...

Toyota’s suppliers ask employees to take leave due to lockdown impact

Due to global chip shortage and impact of China's COVID 19 lockdown, there has been a fall in production levels at automakers such as...

DA for centre employees may hike by 5%

As per the media speculations and reports, it is being said that Dearness Allowance of more than one lakh Central government employees will see...

This company uses comic strips to upskill its employees

Congruent Solutions — a technology solutions and outsourced plan administration services provider to the retirement plan industry in the US — has initiated a...

TCS explains 3E work model to employees, increment on the cards

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is reportedly readying to follow a hybrid work model, wherein employees will have to come in to the office for...

Udayy shuts down, renders at least 100 employees jobless

Udayy, the edtech startup that was launched in 2019, had to let go its entire staff and close down for good. That means, about...

Air India offers VRS to 40+ employees

First time in its history, Air India has announced a Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS). HRKatha has access to a copy of the service regulation...

Lido Learning has not paid January salaries to laid off employees

Lido Learning, the edtech firm, had abruptly fired and demanded resignations from over 1200 employees in the first week of February, 2022. Recently the...

TresVista bats for mental-health awarness, conducts ‘Breathe’ for employees

TresVista, the global outsourcing enterprise, recently conducted its second successful season of Breathe, its workplace mental-health programme. The wellness-to-work virtual sessions under the programme...

Central govt staff will get increased salary from July

Starting 1 July 2022, the Centre will hike the present DA from 34 per cent to 38 per cent. This hike of four per...

Netflix tells employees to quit if they dislike content on platform

Netflix has told its employees that if they do not align with the content the Company produces, they can choose to quit the Company....

PwC to invest $2bn+ on employees, mandates vacations twice a year

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has decided to invest heavily on its workforce. To be precise, it will pump in about $2.4 billion into the betterment of...

Razorpay announces ESOP sale worth $75 Mn for its 650 former...

Razorpay, India’s payment and banking platform has announced its fourth and largest Employee Stock Ownership plan (ESOP) sale for its 650 existing and former...

Why employees are hesitant to return to office

It is difficult to adapt to change and get into something new. Agreed. However, it can be as difficult, if not more, to undo...

Uber CEO’s letter to employees signals slowdown in hiring

In a letter to employees, Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber, has emphasised on what is going to be the way forward from now on at...

More companies in the US offer to cover abortion travel expenses...

Amazon will reportedly pay up to $4,000 to employees who may have to travel to get an abortion, if the facility is not available...

Vedantu lays off 200 full-time & contract workers, teachers

It hasn’t been very long since Vedantu, the Bengaluru-based ed-tech firm, achieved unicorn status following a $100 million funding round last year. Now, it...

Wakefit.co starts sleep revolution, allows employees ‘right to nap’

Wakefit.co, the Indian D2C home and sleep solutions brand, has rolled out a landmark policy that is creating a buzz on social media. The...

Should companies rehire employees who exit on a bad note?

Boomerang employees is a popular practice. However, sometimes, great talent may leave the company on a bad note. The reasons for their decision to...

Musk to acquire Twitter, employees fear layoffs, future

Employees of Twitter have been experiencing a lot of uncertainty ever since talks of a takeover by Elon Musk have been on. While Musk is...

Apple workers in NYC demand $30 per hour

Employees of the Apple store, situated in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal are demanding $30 per hour as minimum wage. Fruit Stand Workers’...

Delhi government to grant EMIs to employees for buying two-wheeler vehicles

Delhi government has announced that it’ll grant easy monthly instalments (EMIs) to its employees, on electric two-wheelers. The decision has been taken with the...

100 Ideas2IT employees gifted Maruti cars for loyalty, hard work

Idea2IT — a Silicon Valley-based IT company, which has a delivery centre in Chennai — has gifted 100 Maruti Suzuki cars to its employees...

InfoBeans recognises performance of employees, puts up their hoardings

InfoBeans Technologies, the Indian digital transformation and product engineering company, has come up with a unique way to recognise the contributions of its team...

TCSers log 22 mn learning hours in a Qr; acquire 3.5...

In the last quarter of FY22, employees at India's leading IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) logged 22 million learning hours. The Company claimed in...

Divorced men, widowers can avail childcare leave: Department of Finance, J&K...

The Department of Finance, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) administration, has decided to allow single male employees the benefit of two years of childcare leave,...

Apple employees unwilling to return to office, prefer to quit

Starting 11 April, 2022, Apple was looking forward to implementing the hybrid model. However, Apple employees seem rather unwilling, with some of them even...

Employees at Emerys Timber and Builders Merchants get £750 each from...

Employees of Britain’s Emerys Timber and Builders Merchants, were in for a pleasant surprise when James Hipkins, managing director of the firm doled out...

Axis Bank to absorb 3,600 Citi employees post takeover

Having acquired the loans, credit cards, wealth management and retail businesses of Citibank in India, Axis Bank is now willing to absorb Citi’s 3,600...

Apple to spend $50 mn on supplier employees’ L&D

Apple has decided to provide the employees of its suppliers, access to learning opportunities and a chance at skill development. It has set up...

Salary enhancement for Rajasthan government staff

Starting April, the salary of the state government employees of Rajasthan will be increased. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced that there will be...

Punjab to make 35,000 temporary employees permanent

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann said, "We have decided to make 35,000 temporary employees of Group C and D permanent." On March 22, Punjab Chief Minister...

NMMC employees face salary cut, transfer for late arrival, irregular attendance

Post a surprise inspection, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) ended up pulling up about 191 employees. While some had to face pay cut,...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Snapchat plans jobs cuts

Snapchat, the multimedia instant messaging app and service, is reportedly gearing up to reduce headcount. Its parent company, Snap reported losses of almost $10...

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Can pay transparency help reduce pay gap?

Achieving pay equity has been a challenge for most organisations, not just in India but around the world. Multiple research reports suggest that genuine...

Amazon India lets students shadow its senior leaders for a day

In a bid to help develop and nurture future leaders, Amazon India has announced its unique initiative, ‘ADayAtAmazon’. Under this initiative, two selected B-school...

Why companies need to have their own signature culture

For the success of any business, the culture of the company is as important as the business strategy. They say, “The company culture eats...

Class 12 students study from IIT- Madras without JEE score

Now, IIT-level education is accessible to learners across India, even if they haven’t attempted the extremely competitive and tough Joint Entrance Exam (JEE). A...

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“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....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...