Tag: Flipkart

Flipkart’s West Bengal warehouse to create 3,500 direct jobs

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, is all set to open a new fulfilment centre (FC) in West Bengal. This would be the Company’s second-largest...

Flipkart hires 23,000 to strengthen supply chain

Between March and May, Flipkart, India’s homegrown e-commerce marketplace, claims to have hired 23,000 people across the country. The hiring has been done for...

Zomato, Swiggy start inoculation of delivery partners

Zomato and Swiggy, the food-delivery platforms, have launched COVID-19 vaccination drive in India for their delivery partners. Swiggy had announced on social media that it...

Flipkart ties up with Adani Group, to create 2,500 jobs

Flipkart has partnered with Adani Logistics, to improve its supply chain infrastructure and its capacity to serve its fast-growing customer base. This partnership will...

GoPaisa to double team, to start hiring drive

GoPaisa, the Indian product and offer aggregator in the e-commerce space, is gearing up to double its workforce in the new financial year, in...

TalentSprint and Google’s 3rd cohort to nurture 500 women engineers

TalentSprint, educational technology platform and NSE group company, has announced that the third cohort of the pioneering Women Engineers Programme, or WE, with support...

Flipkart launches centre of excellence, to skill unemployed for logistics sector

Flipkart has launched a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in collaboration with the Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and...

Flipkart allows unlimited bereavement leave, WFH till May, 2021

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Intel, and other IT companies, Flipkart has also allowed its 12,000-strong workforce to work from home till May...

Flipkart commits to taking forward the D&I agenda

The second edition of #include, the Indian e-commerce company, Flipkart’s annual event, witnessed prominent industry leaders throwing light on their biggest learnings, challenges and...

3 lakh jobs up for grabs in e-commerce, logistics

With the festival season round the corner, e-commerce companies are expanding their workforce in anticipation of increase in business and demand in e-shopping. Not...

A slew of activities keeps the Flipkart workforce engaged

Traditionally, employee-engagement activities have enabled organisations to nurture common interests among employees, while familiarising them with the organisational culture. These engagement activities not only...

Krishna Raghavan is Flipkart’s new CPO

Krishna Raghavan has been elevated to the position of chief people officer, Flipkart. Prior to this, he was the senior VP, engineering, fulfillment and...

ISRO, a favourite destination for Indian techies

ISRO may not have been successful in the safe landing of Vikram lander on the moon. However, the efforts of the team were widely...

Smriti Singh quits Flipkart as CHRO

After a short year-long stint as CHRO, Flipkart, Smriti Krishna Singh has stepped down. The news was revealed through an e-mail that was sent...

Amazon and Flipkart add thousands of jobs to tackle festive season...

E-commerce company, Flipkart, recently added more than 50,000 direct jobs across its supply chain, logistics arm and customer support to be able to tackle...

Flipkart employees can sell stock options

Staff of e-commerce giant, Flipkart, will now be able to enjoy an incentive that allows them to sell 10 per cent of their employee...

Madhav Vamsi follows his passion, joins Aibono

Madhav Vamsi has joined agri tech firm, Aibono, as the head of people and community. The firm builds technologies that empower farmers by giving...

Flipkart and NSDC collaborate to train 20,000

E-commerce company, Flipkart, has collaborated with the Logistics Sector Skill Council (LSC) of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide training to 20,000...

Flipkart to allow employees to customise their benefits package

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce giant, has introduced an inclusive benefits programme for its employees, called FlexBen 2019. The programme will enhance the existing employee...

Flipkart to create 50, 000 jobs by establishing logistics parks

Online retail company, Flipkart, has reportedly been looking out for land across Karnataka, Gurugram and West Bengal to establish logistics parks. With an investment...

Walmart confident of Indian market potential

According to Flipkart CEO, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, Walmart has confidence in the Indian market’s potential and is confident that Flipkart will be able to handle...

HR head of Myntra steps down

The Indian fashion e-commerce company, Myntra, is undergoing changes at the management level, with many senior leaders putting in their papers recently, including its...

Learning from Flipkart’s recent internal mess

The founder CEOs of successful companies are like 'heroes' who have emerged winners after many struggles and countless defeats. The employees generally place them...

Amazon, Flipkart hire 1,20,000 temporary staff to deal with festive rush

With the festival season having already begun, Amazon India and Flipkart anticipate a deluge of online orders. To ensure timely and smooth delivery for...

How Flipkart’s employee initiatives make Big Billion Days a hit

Flipkart’s Big Billion Days may be just about lucrative deals and a shopping bonanza for customers, but for the employees at India’s popular e-commerce...

Walmart–Flipkart deal to create more jobs

Walmart has promised that its expansion in India will create jobs through development of supply chains, commercial opportunity and direct employment.

Madhav Vamsi joins Swiggy as head-talent and culture

Before joining Microsoft in September 2016, Vamsi had a two-year stint at Flipkart as the campus head.

Flipkart employees are richer now

All existing and former employees of Flipkart and group companies were given the opportunity to sell a part of their ESOP units to the Company

Flipkart staff to benefit from $100 million ESOP repurchase plan

The share buyback plan could be the largest such programme till date in the Indian start-up sector.

Flipkart Employees will get financial aid to fulfill their personal dreams

The company believes that only happy employees can be more productive and in sync with company goals.

Flipkart in trouble again: Former COO sends legal notice over his...

Flipkart’s former COO, Nitin Seth, who was recently fired from the company, has apparently slapped a legal notice on the company.

Nitin Seth, COO and Head HR Flipkart quits

Seth joined Flipkart in 2016, as chief people officer to fill in for Mekin Maheshwari, then HR head, who had moved on.

E-commerce and home grown companies dominate the list of preferred employers...

As per LinkedIn, none of the traditional companies in the FMCG, durable and auto sector feature in the list of most sought-after employers in India.

Flipkart gets a new CEO: Only for a day

As part of a special initiative, Padmini Pagadala, an associate director at Flipkart, was the acting CEO and worked closely with Kalyan Krishnamurthy on April 25

Flipkart’s campus recruitment head, Madhav Vamsi moves to Microsoft

Vamsi has joined Microsoft as the head of India University Relations. He spent two years at Flipkart.

Alibaba to rope in Flipkart’s Priya Cherian as director HR

Looking to expand its online business in India, Alibaba has recently been in talks to hire Flipkart’s director-HR.

Layoffs: Microsoft 4%; Flipkart 2%

While Microsoft wishes to focus on the phone hardware business, Flipkart states the need to do away with underperformers.

Google, Apple, RBI, FB, SBI: Preferred destination for business students

Among other Indian companies, Infosys, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Air India, Flipkart, Wipro, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, ONGC, L&T, Mahindra & Mahindra, Aditya Birla Group, Indian Oil, BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), Snapdeal, HCL and NPTC also feature in the list.

Surveys report increased hiring: An illusion or a reality?

Various global and local surveys recently revealed a growing focus around workforce expansion plans but whether organisations are actually ready to absorb all that talent, is yet to be seen!

Hired, but put on hold: The Flipkart–IIM-A tussle

IIM-A rose in support of its disappointed students and reached out to Flipkart with an official letter conveying the time and financial loss the students had to undergo, in addition to the feeling of insecurity

Flipkart gets Nitin Seth as chief people officer

Seth replaces Mekin Maheshwari, who quit in September 2015.

After Flipkart, Myntra’s HR Head moves to an advisory role

This follows a similar movement at Flipkart when its HR Head, Mekin Maheshwari stepped down and moved to an advisory role.

Flipkart’s chief people officer Mekin Maheshwari steps down

Maheshwari had joined Flipkart in September 2009 as head of Engineering, post which he was appointed as the head of two verticals – PayZippy and eBooks.

Flipkart joins the mothers’ club

Extended leaves, maternity claim benefits, crèche support and baby showers are some of the attractions for expectant and new mothers in the workforce.

Flipkart trains SMEs and workforce in enhancing skills

The company hopes to create 20 lakh jobs, most of which will be in the logistics and warehousing sector.

Facilitation, a leadership tool that cannot be used enough!

My consulting and coaching work allows me to look closely at the talent organisations and how they harness their potential. Most organisations have a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Companies in the US seek vaccination details of staff

Ahead of implementing ‘return to office’, many organisations are updating their employee records with the vaccination status of the staff. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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Top 5 Indian IT firms will add 96,000 jobs, clarifies Nasscom

The National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) has clarified that the Indian IT-BPM sector will continue to be a net hirer in...

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Saraf Furniture to hire 250 from LGBTQ+ community

Saraf Furniture is taking its Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) agenda quite seriously. The online furniture company is all set to take on 250 people...

Tanaya Mishra joins Strides Pharma as global CHRO

Tanaya Mishra has joined Strides Pharma as the global CHRO and will be leading the HR function for the company globally. Mishra has confirmed...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

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The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

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