Tag: German Workers

Germany to make WFH a legal right

Germany is in the process of drafting a law to make work-from-home a legal right. This is part of the Country’s plan to strengthen...

Talent crunch forces German companies to offer more flexibility

The annual working duration for an average German worker has reduced from 1,452 hours in 2000 to 1,363 hours in 2016 – one of the lowest in the world. Clearly, Germans work the least.

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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HP to cut at least 4,000 jobs in 3 years

In an attempt to cut annual costs by about $1.4 billion, Hewlett-Packard, the computer-manufacturing company, is planning to let go about 4,000 to 6,000...

Synchrony introduces regional engagement hubs for employee engagement

With an aim to help employees connect beyond work and achieve a healthy work-life balance, Synchrony, the financial services company, has come up with...

Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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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...