Tag: employees

Why Future Generali staff walked in the shoes of the specially...

A lot has been said about how people should be empathetic towards the specially abled and how they should be treated as equals. However,...

Employees with low ambition – Boon or bane?

Having worked at the same IT Company for 11 years, Rohan Pandey, a back-end web developer, was the go-to person for most rookies on...

How unceremonious layoffs impact employee trust

There seem to be distressed and anxious employees all around us. What with big giants such as Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, Facebook’s parent company Meta,...

How the onboarding of CXOs is different from other employees

The onboarding of employees is doubtlessly the most crucial part of the recruitment process after sending out the appointment letters. Companies have started realising...

Here’s what Meta is offering to its 11K severed employees

Sixteen weeks of base pay plus two additional weeks for every year of service, with no cap is what Meta, the parent company of...

90% Twitter employees lose job in India

In the current round of layoffs taking place at Twitter, about 90 per cent of employees working in India have been shown the exit...

12% employees took 1-3 days off in 6 months due to...

Are your employees increasingly taking leaves due to some pain or the other? Have you noticed your team members complaining of frequent headaches, neck...

How to eliminate gaps between employees and their immediate bosses

The differences between employees and their managers can be easily done away with if the managers are adequately trained in this area Employee retention has...

Why should companies maintain parity in employees’ Diwali gifts?

Corporate gifting in India has reached another level with organisations trying to outdo each other in choosing the most creative and useful gifts for...

Who is responsible for retention or attrition of employees — line...

People leave their bosses and not organisations,’ goes the familiar saying. If this holds true, then line managers are to be blamed for the...

How can organisations encourage employees to return to office?

With remote work having become a norm, organisations, the world over, are mulling over creative measures to entice workers back to the workplace. In...

NIVEA India celebrates ‘Careers Month’, empowers employees

Living up to its purpose of ‘care beyond skin’, NIVEA India is constantly trying to “create a workplace based on a robust foundation of...

84% employees will return to office to be able to socialise...

Recently Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) had made news for its innovative social-media campaigns aimed at wooing its employees back to office. Microsoft’s Work Trend...

Puretech Digital launches People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees

Puretech Digital, the Mumbai-based full-service digital agency has announced the launch of People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees. Like a Company’s vision,...

Why Sennheiser encourages employees to specialise in their roles

One of the main reasons for attrition is the lack of professional development and growth. Stagnation is a situation that employees are in a...

Do employees want better pay and less benefits or vice versa?

The age when employees used to settle for whatever their employers offered is long past now. Today’s employees are actively seeking better pay and...

How Comviva is empowering women employees by enabling them

Comviva, a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra and a global mobile solutions provider has launched a string of initiatives designed to build a more supportive,...

22% employees prefer not to share their mental health issues at...

Despite employers putting in more effort to offer employees venues at the workplace to seek support in case of mental health issues, employees rarely...

Koo fires 40 employees

Amidst a funding crunch, Koo, the Indian micro-blogging platform, which is regarded as the ‘Twitter of India’ has laid off 40 employees in the...

HDFC to hire 3,000 in Maha, open 207 new branches

Maharashtra will soon get 207 new branches of HDFC Bank along with 80 smart banking lobbies. The Bank, which is headquartered in Maharashtra, intends...

Employees of Google plan to hold demonstrations on Sept 8 against...

The demonstrators will include both existing and former Google employees, along with members of Alphabet Employee Union, who represent the employees of Google. Project Nimbus...

Infosys cuts variable pay by 30% in Q1

It has been reported that Infosys has scaled back its variable payout for the first quarter, capping it at 70 per cent, cutting the...

Twitter employees may only receive half their annual bonus

Amid economic downturn, Twitter communicated to its employees in an email that they will receive only half of their annual bonus. The Company has...

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...

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Should employers steer clear of frequent job hoppers?

There was a time when it was common practice for people to spend their entire careers at the same organisation. Today, a constantly- changing...

Will wage ceiling for EPFO’s retirement saving scheme be revised?

As per media reports, there is a likelihood of the Government revising the wage limit for the retirement saving scheme of the Employees’ Provident...

Change of guard at P&G

Procter & Gamble has announced the elevation of Bala Puroshothaman to global CHRO. He will be stepping into the shoes of Tracey Grabowski who...

‘Work from office 4 days a week’: Snapchat to employees

Snapchat has asked its employees to come in to office for 80 per cent of the time, that is, four days a week. The...

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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....

“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...