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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...

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,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

Central govt. hikes DA by 4%

The Ministry of Finance has announced the most awaited hike in the dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for Central government employees. On...

2.25 lakh applicants, including engineers, postgraduates, for 91 peon posts

Thousands of graduates and postgraduates, including some PhD holders were amongst the 2.25 lakh applicants who were hoping to land a job as peon...

Indefinite strike call by Puducherry electricity dept staff

Puducherry’s Department of Electricity is witnessing protests from its engineering staff and other employees. The workers have all gone on an indefinite strike to...

National Career Service portal shows over 4 lakh vacancies

The Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE) has reported that the Government of India’s National Career Service (NCS) portal has about 4,82,264 active vacancies...

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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...