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Content moderators sign forms acknowledging the negative effects of their job...

Accenture employees doing content moderation work for Facebook and YouTube in Europe and the US, have been asked to sign a form, that clearly...

Regulars missing from Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 2020 list

The Best Places to Work list for 2020 was recently released by Glassdoor. And surprisingly, Google, Facebook and Microsoft, which are usually amongst the...

Accused of racist culture at work, FB apologises to employees

Black employees of Facebook had revealed experiences of bias at the workplace, and inappropriate treatment by managers, colleagues and the human resources personnel. An...

Facebook employees disapprove of its ad policy

Over 250 Facebook employees have sent a written petition to their CEO expressing their disapproval with regard to the social network’s ad policy. The...

It’s illegal to target digital ads/jobs, on the basis of gender,...

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled against seven companies that posted ads on Facebook, to publicise vacancies such that the ads...

Facebook to hire journalists for its News Tab

Facebook is planning to hire senior journalists for its upcoming product called News tab. The social-media platform is reportedly going to appoint a small...

Genpact hikes minimum wages for content moderators

Content reviewers employed by Facebook have been complaining about their taxing and stressful work, which involves sifting through all kinds of posts, often harmful...

Facebook all set to achieve diversity goal

Social-media giant, Facebook, will double the percentage of women in its workforce by 2024. The Company will also double the number of Black, Hispanic,...

HRD Ministry orders linking of social-media handles

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has ordered that the Twitter/Facebook/Instagram accounts of all higher-education students should be linked with the accounts of the...

Mark Zuckerberg losing popularity among employees

Employees at Facebook seem to like their CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, much less now. According to a survey by Glassdoor, for the very first time...

Facebook employees may now take cryptocurrency as salary

Facebook is all set to launch its cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin, and its employees may soon be allowed to carry home their salaries in the form...

Interns at Facebook get Rs 5.6 lakh a month!

According to a survey by Glassdoor, that identifies companies with highest median monthly pay for interns in the US, Facebook pays its interns $8,000,...

Facebook to hike minimum wage of content reviewers and moderators

Facebook will be increasing the pay of its employees involved in content moderationwork. The minimum wage will now be increased from $15 per hour...

Does the CEO of Facebook earn only about Rs 70 a...

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, draws a salary of only one dollar annually, that is, about Rs 70. This has been his salary...

Facebook to mentor and support promising startups

At a recent summit hosted by Facebook, the social-media giant announced the India Innovation Accelerator programme. Within this programme, it will lend support to...

Facebook launches online education portal

Facebook has launched an online education portal, ‘We Think Digital’, which aims to train a million people across eight countries in the Asia-Pacific, in...

Facebook’s content moderators are highly stressed

Facebook, the social-media platform has always been counted amongst the hip places to work in. However, a recent report in The Verge suggests that...

Facebook’s bikes being found dumped in the neighbouring areas

Facebook, with all good intentions had provided bikes to its employees to facilitate mobility within its widespread campus in California. However, these very bikes...

Social media protocol for employees

The personal life of employees is their business, but when this personal life is exposed to the world through social media, it no longer...

Macleods Pharmaceuticals, NDTV suspend employees for insensitive remarks

Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company, Macleods Pharmaceuticals suspended its medical representative, Riyaz Ahmed Wani, who called the Pulwama terrorist attack a ‘surgical strike’ on Facebook. The...

Facebook encourages employees to help with social causes, offers incentives

American online social media and social networking service company, Facebook (FB), offers incentives to its workforce based on their contribution to social causes and...

Facebook Boston’s swanky new office looking at tripling workforce in the...

Social media company, Facebook, launched its new Boston office in Kendall Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts yesterday. With a present staff strength of 200, the Company...

Former employee accuses Facebook of marginalising Blacks

American online social media and social networking service company, Facebook, has been accused of failing to support black employees, by a former strategic partner...

FB staff opposes intolerance of diverse views

The employees have formed a new group that supports ideological diversity.

5 unique ways companies worldwide bring some fun into workplace

Injecting the fun and humour element at the workplace can bring a visible change to employee engagement

Facebook launches digital and startup training hubs in India

These online training hubs are aimed at training half a million people by 2020.

Madan Nagaldinne to join real estate tech Co. Compass

Exactly a year ago, Nagaldinne had moved on from Facebook to join a healthcare startup Context Media (Now Outcome Health) as chief people officer. Back then he had also shifted his base from New York to Chicago. HRKatha was the first publication worldwide to report this development.

Start paying women well: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

Start paying women well: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says both public policy and corporate policy are required to close gender pay gap.

20000 entrepreneurs to be hired by Facebook in the next 6...

The company has partnered with Gandhinagar-based Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) to provide training to small businesses.

Facebook’s integrated campus: What are the implications for its employees?

An integrated campus could mean less family time for employees. Or, could it?

Facebook goes the LinkedIn way: New feature allows jobs posting

Employers will now be able to post job openings on their Facebook page.

Workplace: Facebook’s new business version

Redefining interaction and engagement of co-workers at work, Workplace will now be available to all interested organisations.

How the war for talent has moved to non-technical jobs?

Abhijit Bhaduri, chief learning officer, Wipro, in a conversation with George Anders, popular American business journalist and author of four books, on why a qualification in liberal arts is gaining importance in the corporate world, especially in IT companies.

Madan Nagaldinne quits Facebook; joins Context Media as chief people officer

ContextMedia is a provider of digital solutions at the point of care in the United States.

Facebook takes steps to enhance workforce diversity

Despite various measures, Whites and Asians still comprise 52 per cent and 38 per cent of the population at Facebook, respectively.

Facebook’s not-so-pleasing inside story through an ex-employee’s lens

Antonio Garcia Martinez, reveals in his book that Mark Zuckerberg is a tough boss and his company follows strict policing when it comes to women’s attires.

Creative makeover of workplaces

Chairs in offices are giving way to quirky bean bags or couches, and swanky coffee tables are replacing the boring study/work desks. Even the conference rooms are getting more playful, be it with the furniture, the décor or the entire setup itself.

HackerRank bags Rs 47 crore funding

The Japanese company, Recruit, reviewed several companies that disrupted the technical hiring space to finally zero in on HackerRank, which has one million coders on its platform. 

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The importance of hiring candidates who fit into the organisation’s culture is a topic that has been discussed by HR professionals for ages. Organisations...

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Sun Life Asia Service Centre (ASC) has launched Utopia — a unique employee-centric three-year programme—focusing on the key aspects of employee growth and development....

“Understanding tech is a must have qualification of the CHRO” Abhijit Bhaduri

Technology, data, employee experience: What’s high on agenda All three are linked. To be able to design a personalised employee experience, one needs to know...

84% Indians believe automation will not affect their jobs

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Content moderators sign forms acknowledging the negative effects of their job on their mental...

Accenture employees doing content moderation work for Facebook and YouTube in Europe and the US, have been asked to sign a form, that clearly...

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