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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 business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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How to turn your managers into great leaders

While travelling for work, a delayed flight had forced me to wait at the airport. Rather than wasting time playing Candy Crush on my...

AkzoNobel appoints Anushree Singh as country HR director

Anushree Singh has joined AkzoNobel as country HR Director, India Subcontinent. In her new role, she will report to Marieke Bos-van den Berg, HR...

Managing culture and values using employee behaviour

“What differentiates these extraordinarily successful firms from others? How have they been able to make it when others have failed? The major distinguishing feature...

Mobile app for recruitment and boosting productivity at Aditya Birla Capital

Realising that the conventional legacy systems were affecting productivity, Aditya Birla Capital has now adopted a mobile app that takes care of all employee...

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It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

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