Tag: freelancers

Is referral hiring the best way to hire freelancers?

In the vast world of freelancing, where choices can seem overwhelming, there's a well-trodden path that often catches our eye: referrals. But do these...

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

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

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Amazon India introduces WINS to empower women with night shift opportunities

Amazon India has introduced the Women in Night Shifts (WINS) initiative at one of its major Sort Centres in Haryana. WINS aims to establish...

Women on the assembly line: A gear shift in the auto industry

Female workers are making significant strides on shop floors and in traditionally male-dominated roles at automakers, propelled by the adoption of advanced technologies in...

AI monitors employee chats at Walmart, Delta, T-Mobile, Chevron, and Starbucks

Several major companies, including Walmart, Delta, T-Mobile, Chevron, and Starbucks, are reportedly using an AI-powered platform called ‘Aware’ to monitor employee conversations on platforms...

NY bans employers’ access to employees’ personal social media

Ushering in a new era of online privacy for employees and job applicants, Kathy Hochul, governor, New York has recently signed an assembly bill....

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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