Tag: furlough

Furlough scheme ends, Britain to spend $678mn to help jobless get...

Ever since the pandemic began, Britain’s furlough scheme has helped pay the salaries of about 11.6 million workers. It kept them from feeling the...

Coronavirus impact: BookMyShow to lay off and furlough employees

Online ticket booking company, BookMyShow, has laid off or furloughed 270 employees, making it the latest addition to the list of well-funded consumer internet...

Why furlough is more apt than layoff

Companies across the world are laying off employees or asking them to go on furlough in order to survive the economic downturn. For the uninitiated,...

OYO: No job cuts in India, but furloughs in the US

OYO has officially announced that while the Company will go ahead with furloughs and temporary leaves in the US and some other markets, no...

Work is less? Furlough the staff!

Businesses cannot produce same results consistently. They go through cycles of high to low profits, and vice versa. And as they cannot run in...

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,”...

Shell earns bumper profits, gives 8% bonus to staff

There is much reason for the 82,000-strong workforce of Shell to rejoice. The energy company has witnessed record profits, and has decided to give...

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How to keep existing employees engaged amidst mass layoffs

Globally, layoffs are happening in every other company. The fear of recession has caused many big brands such as Microsoft, Google, Tesla, Twitter, Netflix...

Google expects staff to work harder

With fears of recession and revenue growth slowing down, Google expects its employees to work harder and be more productive. While several organisations have resorted...

Amazon has laid off 1 lakh

With Amazon realising it has more employees than it requires — having hired more during the demand surge due to the pandemic, and to...

Wunderman Thompson South Asia welcomes Jyoti Mahendru as CPO

Wunderman Thompson South Asia has appointed Jyoti Mahendru as chief people officer. Mahendru moves to the New York-based global marketing communications agency, from McCann Worldgroup,...

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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...