Tag: freelancers

Ecom Express to hire 50,000 delivery partners by Sept 2022

Ecom Express, the Indian technology-driven integrated logistics solutions providers to the e-commerce industry, is gearing to onboard at least 50,000 delivery partners by the...

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

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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Bombay HC: Financial crisis is no excuse for not paying employee

A city labour court ruled that  financial crisis cannot serve as a reason for not paying employee salaries and ordered a computer services company...

SAP, Hasbro, Sirion Labs, Tier lay off employees

SAP SAP announced on Thursday that it will be cutting 2.5 per cent of its worldwide workforce. The decision has been taken as a step...

Akash Chauhan joins Chaayos as head HR

Akash Chauhan announced his move to Chaayos as the company’s new head of HR on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 via linkedin. Chauhan has been an...

Raj Raghavan joins CoreStack as CHRO

A seasoned HR professional, who has led HR for companies such as Indigo, Amazon and GE, Raj Raghavan has now joined CoreStack, the next-gen...

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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...