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Journalists are ‘frontline workers’: Punjab and MP

Close on the heels of Odisha and Bihar, the governments of Punjab and Madhya Pradesh have also declared journalists as frontline workers. Therefore, now,...

Odisha govt wants journalists to be considered frontline workers for vaccination

The Government of Odisha has sought the permission of the Health Ministry to include journalists, workers of the electricity and water supply departments, airport...

Google to enhance Workspace for frontline and healthcare workers

Google will update its productivity software, Workspace, so that frontline employees —retail and healthcare — and remote workers can be served better, given that...

Target will pay $500 bonus to 3,75,000 employees

American retail company, Target, has announced bonuses for its over three lakh-strong workforce. The Company will pay its hourly-wage employees, working at its stores...

1 cr. frontline workers being identified for 1st dose of vaccine

As soon as the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, about one crore frontline health workers in 92 per cent government hospitals and 55 per cent...

How frontline employees were taken care of during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has rattled the whole nation. Majority of the workforce have moved home to function, and companies have embarked on a range...

15,000 BEST staff absent from duty get no salary for May

More than 15,000 Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) staffers have received no salary for the month of May in lieu of the days...

Insurance cover for frontline workers in the battle against COVID

The Union Territory (UT) administration has taken up the issue with the central government to have a common package for all union territories, to...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Why global trends such as rage applying don’t take India by storm

Rage applying, the latest corporate trend, has taken Gen Z workers by storm. Similar to quiet quitting, rage applying started off as a TikTok...

Niren Srivastava appointed group CHRO, Motilal Oswal Financial Services

Having begun his professional journey with Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance in 2005, as deputy manager – HR, Niren Srivastava spent two years there before...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

Meta’s middle managers are now on notice

Having sacked over 11,000 employees in a layoff news that created waves, Meta is now looking to axe middle-management roles. The tech giant has already...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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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...