Tag: flexible

GoFloaters raises seed fund from Loyal VC

Gofloaters, the hybrid workplace platform has managed to raise seed funding from Canada-based venture fund, Loyal VC. The funding amount has yet to be...

Starbucks CEO begs staff to return to office

That most employees across the globe are unwilling to return to office full time is becoming clearer by the day. Howard Schultz, CEO, Starbucks...

55,000+ gig workers register on Ecom Express app

Ecom Express, the new-age technology-driven end-to-end logistics solutions provider to the e-commerce industry, has received over 55,000 registrations from gig workers, on its dedicated...

32% leaders in India compared to 28% globally vote for flexible...

Technology should be used to enable productivity and performance, while the management should focus on enabling culture. This seems to be a key takeaway...

Who will rule the gig economy? Generalists, specialists or micro-specialists?

Who do you think will rule the gig economy? It is a tricky question. Will a generalist shine or will a specialist be in...

Amazon India offers flexible work-from-home options

In an attempt to ensure that its customers across the world enjoy a seamless online shopping experience, Amazon India is offering almost 20,000 temporary...

How can technology declutter future workplaces?

A neat and clean office, in other words, a decluttered workplace helps to enhance employee productivity. After all, there are no flying papers, over-flowing...

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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UAE warns companies against cutting salaries of Emirati job candidates

Certain companies were allegedly found to take advantage of the government's salary support programme for Emiratis. This comes right after the week when the...

Hinduja Group rejigs HR leadership

Ashok Leyland, the commercial vehicle manufacturer and part of the Hinduja Group has announced the appointment of Sanjay V Jorapur as its new president...

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...

Outshiny India to provide 1000+ jobs in next 2 years

Outshiny India, a Bangalore-based manufacturing company, has announced its plans to inaugurate two more factories in Hosur, Tamil Nadu and Channapatna, Karnataka. The move is aimed...

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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...