Tag: freelancers

MakeMyTrip to expand all-women team of ‘holiday experts’

MakeMyTrip aims to expand its team of over 850 women ‘holiday experts’ who have been the reason for the online travel company’s success and...

OkCredit to double workforce by FY-22, engage freelancers, interns

OkCredit, the Indian digital bookkeeping startup, is all set to double its 120-strong team over the next seven months. It is on the lookout...

22% growth in freelance jobs in Jan 2019 to 2021: Survey

The demand for freelancers shot up in May – June 2020, showing a two-fold increase as compared to the same time period in 2019....

Reimbursements fell 27% in April-June, rose 55% in July-Nov for startups

Remote working during the pandemic led to a 27 per cent decrease in the employees’ out-of-office expenses in startups, in the April to June...

Razorpay-PayPal tie-up to facilitate seamless international payments for freelancers, MSMEs

Razorpay and PayPal have entered into a partnership to enable trouble-free international payments for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and freelancers. This collaboration will...

Govt plans to set up security fund for gig workers

In September 2019, the Government had sought to regulate the country’s rising gig economy by devising a social security scheme to benefit the lakhs...

Standing Committee on Labour calls for social protection of unorganised-sector workers

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour, submitted its report on Code on Social Security, 2019, with recommendations for social protection of those working in...

Why gig economy is on the rise

The corporate world is changing at an alarming pace, and so are the preferences of employees. The expectations that millennials have are far different...

EY develops digital HR tool to manage gig workers

The job-placement portal, GigNow, is capable of sorting resumes, ranking competencies and matching them with available openings

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,”...

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How the millennials at MTR Foods are enjoying global exposure

Across organisations, it is the millennials who will be seen coming forward to take up leadership roles in the future. Therefore, engaging this younger...

Flyhomes starts informal meets, allows employees to bond better

Flyhomes, an end-to-end real-estate brokerage and technology firm, has initiated a countrywide employee-engagement programme called ‘Flyhomies Connect’. The initiative is a city-specific programme, and...

HGS to set up delivery centre in Mysuru, hire 400

By October 2022, Hinduja Global Solutions will be hiring 400 employees locally, for its new delivery centre at Mysuru, Karnataka. Company that provides solutions...

Assistant loco pilot risks life to restart train

Recently, the Railway Ministry shared a video of a courageous and committed employee, Ganesh Ghosh, assistant loco pilot, who restarted the train which suddenly...

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“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...