Tag: Facebook

Financial woes and remote work cause Microsoft and Meta to vacate...

Amid layoffs in the tech sector, two of the tech industry's biggest names, Microsoft and Meta, are vacating office spaces. According to a report...

Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

Jaguar Land Rover to hire those let go by Meta, Twitter

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is looking out for talent in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, as well as autonomous driving,...

Thousands may be laid off at Meta this week

Meta, which is Facebook’s parent company, is all set to lay off thousands of employees this week. As per Wall Street Journal, a formal announcement...

Is Facebook preparing to fire 12,000?

There are reports of Meta, Facebook’s parent company, quietly laying off people. The Company is reportedly aiming to cut down 15 per cent of...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

Meta’s contractual workers protest, seek fair contracts

With Meta, earlier Facebook, considering downsizing, many contract workers marched in protest at the Company’s headquarters. These unionised workers are seeking fair contracts. As per...

Mark Zuckerberg warns employees about repercussions of poor performance

In a weekly interaction with employees, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, which owns Facebook, has indicated that the Company will up the heat in terms...

Meta to reduce hiring of engineers

Expecting a recession, Meta Platforms Inc. has decided to hire lesser number of engineers than it had initially planned. Instead of 10,000 new engineers that...

Reduced perks for Facebook staff

Meta, parent company of Facebook, has reportedly conveyed to the employees that most free services will be done away with. For instance, laundry and...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp staff to submit proof of booster to return...

Meta Platforms, the parent company of Facebook, has now mandated that all its employees produce proof of having got their booster shot before returning...

Facebook instructs employees to preserve internal documents for legal reasons

For a few months now, Facebook and its former employee-turned-whistleblower, Frances Haugen, have been in the news. Haugen had turned against his own company...

Facebook to pay $14.25 million in penalty for discriminatory hiring

Facebook will be liable to pay a large amount of $14.25 million in civil claims to the US government. The settlement comprises two separate...

Facebook to invest heavily in the EU, hire 10,000

Facebook is gearing to invest heavily in the European Union and create 10,000 jobs. It is looking at leveraging its universities, consumer market as...

‘Employers cannot impose vaccine mandate’: Texas governor

Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, believes that even though vaccination remains the best protection for the population against COVID-19, it should be voluntary and...

Facebook staff to work from home till January 2022

Facebook has no plans to get its employees to return to office before January 2022. Earlier, in June, the tech company had said it...

80 Googlers fired for misusing user data since 2018

Google fired 36 employees last year, 26 the year before last and 18 in 2018, for defying privacy norms and misusing user data. The...

WFH option for all Facebook employees

Facebook will allow all its employees to work remotely, with effect from June 15, 2021, if they so wish and if their work can...

Apple terminates employee who authored ‘sexist and racist’ book

When Antonio Garcia Martinez joined Apple recently, he would never have thought he would lose the job so soon. His book called Chaos Monkeys...

Facebook allows staff to continue WFH, hints at pay variability

Facebook is allowing its employees to apply for permanent work-from-home or remote working roles, with approval from their superiors or managers. The social- media...

‘Air India’s social-media policy violates Fundamental Right’: Pilots to chairman

The union further stated that the policy, unlike social media policies adopted by several other employers, does not even attempt to draw a distinction...

Facebook will allow victims of domestic violence to avail paid leave

Employees of Facebook who fall victim to domestic violence or sexual assault will be able to avail up to 20 days of additional paid...

Employee complains, Facebook being probed for racial bias

A Black employee and two Black job applicants have accused Facebook of racial bias in terms of hiring and promotions. The US Equal Employment...

J&K government to verifiy social-media accounts of new hires

The Jammu and Kashmir administration wants to verify the social-media accounts of its new hires, for which it wants them to submit all the...

What happens to WhatsApp work groups?

WhatsApp’s controversial privacy policy has put the whole world on red alert. Many have even switched to other chat messengers to avoid their data...

“Don’t wear company logo in public”: FB to staff

Facebook has asked its employees to refrain from wearing the company logo in public. This directive came after the suspension of Trump’s account from...

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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Who would like to join Twitter now?

Post Twitter’s acquisition by Elon Musk, the social-media company has been on a layoff spree. Not only did the Company fired many people from...

Spotify is planning to cut jobs while Vox Media and MediBuddy layoff employees

Spotify, a music streaming platform, is reportedly planning to lay off some of its employees in an effort to cut costs, according to Bloomberg....

Sandeep Nainwal appointed head of people, Revolut India

Sandeep Nainwal is now head of people, Revolut India. He moves to the India arm of the UK-based fintech company from Flipkart, where he...

ATS launches initiative for employee development & community growth

ATS has introduced a new program aimed at promoting personal and professional development for its employees and leaders. The goal is to foster strong...

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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...