Tag: financial support

Citi offers fully-funded degrees to employees

Citigroup will make it easy for its employees to get a college degree by funding the programme fully. Yes, Citi is offering free college...

Amazon India’s DSP programme to be truly diverse

Amazon will offer a special grant to enable aspiring entrepreneurs from under-represented communities to join its Delivery Service Partner (DSP) programme in India. This ‘diversity’...

Is it fair to force employees to relocate?

Relocating an employee to another place or office is nothing new. Many organisations rotate their employees across their many locations. It’s a good move...

Spanish government to extend temp layoff schemes till May

The Government of Spain is reportedly set to extend the temporary layoff schemes that were introduced in March 2020, to protect jobs of about...

Is Amazon hiring again after letting go 10,000 globally?

It hasn’t been long since Amazon announced its intention to lay off 10,000 from its global workforce. Now, media reports seem to suggest that the...

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Amazon Black Friday strike: Workers protest across 40 countries, demand better pay

Demanding fair pay and improved working conditions, Amazon workers are set to hold protests across 40 countries. With Black Friday known to be one...

‘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...

Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

In India, there is no dearth of incidents pertaining to exploitation of domestic helps. However, things seem to be moving in the right direction,...

In the age of specialists, how important are transferable skills?

Transferable skills, also known as ‘core skills’ or ‘soft skills’, are developed by people over time. These skills not only add versatility to an...

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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...