Tag: Fired

145 jobs cut at FrontRow

FrontRow, the edtech startup, has laid off about 145 members of its team, that is, 30 per cent of its workforce. Maximum employees were...

Another company follows in Better.com’s footsteps, fires 800 via video message

A British shipping and logistics firm, P&O Ferries fired 800 seafarers through a video message. This came as a sudden shock to all the...

CNN staff fired for reporting to duty without vaccination

Making intolerance of any violation of COVID-19 protocols very clear, CNN, the US media firm, has fired three employees who came to work without...

Google fires yet another staff scientist, appoints new supervisor

Google has fired its scientist, Margaret Mitchell for violating the Company’s code of conduct and security policies. The Company has alleged that she moved...

GoAir suspends trainee pilot over objectionable social-media behaviour

Standing by its zero-tolerance policy, Go Air, the budget airline, had sacked a trainee pilot for posting objectionable comments on Twitter. The airline had...

Ola to lay off 15 to 20% of staff to improve...

Ola, the ride-hailing company, is gearing up to downsize. It plans to cut about 15 to 20 per cent of its approx. 6000 strong...

Union leader of Cognizant terminated for non-performance

The general secretary of the Forum for IT Employees (FITE), Elavarasan Raja, who has been an employee of Cognizant for five months now, has...

Barnes & Noble sacks CEO for violating company policy

The Company has said that the board was advised by a law firm in the decision to fire Parneros.

Mitsuba’s HR head shot at by sacked employee

An employee of Mitsuba who was sacked for unprofessional behaviour, shot the company’s HR head Binesh Sharma

DDI sacks employee over an irresponsible tweet

After Ashish Kaul’s hate tweet about the Kathua rape victim, the company suspended him; his Twitter account met the same fate.

Kotak Mahindra sacks employee for irresponsible social media comment

The assistant manager with the Kochi branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank had commented on social media justifying the gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua.

HR-head in news for wrong reasons

Ola’s HR and admin head has been accused of fraudulent activities in recruitment, procurement, administration and IT.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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...

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CWT appoints Laura Watterson as CHRO

CWT, the business-to-business-for-employees (B2B4E) travel-management platform, has announced the appointment of Laura Watterson as executive VP, chief human resources officer, starting 5 July, 2022....

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...

Cadila relaunches employee wellness programme, ‘Soul Mantra’; focuses on loneliness

Last week, HRKatha had raised the issue of loneliness at the workplace and how it is impacting both the employee and the employers. It’s now...

Allsec Technologies decides to merge into Quess Corp

The board of Allsec Technologies and Quess Corp. have decided to approve the Scheme of amalgamation, which provides for the merger of Allsec into...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...