Tag: foreigners

‘Hiring foreigners? Pay locals min. $1,400’: Singapore government to employers

Singapore has taken a step towards lower-wage workers in the country. The Government has said that all organisations hiring foreign workers will have to...

Now lesser jobs for expats in Oman

Many foreigners working in Oman, including thousands of Indians will not be able to renew their work permits after the expiry date. This is...

Singapore to hike minimum qualifying salary for foreigners

In a bid to alleviate the job loss issue of locals, Singapore's Ministry of Manpower is expected to hike the minimum qualifying salary of...

Saudi Aramco lays off hundreds, mostly foreigners

Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian multinational petroleum and natural gas company, has begun to downsize by slashing hundreds of jobs, starting June 2020. This...

Foreign staff of Qatar govt to face pay cuts, layoffs

Qatar’s Finance Ministry has instructed all government bodies and state-funded organisations to cut spending on its foreign employees by 30 per cent from June 1. The...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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Hirect fires 40% workforce as part of strategic changes

As part of organisational restructuring and strategic changes in its business model, Hirect, a chat-based direct-hiring platform for startups, has laid off 40 per...

Zeon Lifesciences to upgrade plant, boost production, create more jobs

Zeon Lifesciences, an Indian nutraceutical and herbal products manufacturing company is upgrading its plant in Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh. The objective is to boost...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

New guidelines for deputation of employees in Ladakh

The administration on December 01 has issued new guidelines for deputation of government employees to the Ladakh region. All concerned departments and HoDs and controlling...

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“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...