Tag: Gig economy

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workers

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workersOn the recommendation of Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, the Singapore government has announced...

US Labour Department proposes to redefine the status of gig workers

The US Labour Department has proposed to redefine the status of gig workers or contract workers in the country. The move is expected to...

Gig economy rises, apna.co sees 40% more women users

Apna.co, the Indian professional networking and jobs platform, has witnessed a 40 per cent growth in women users in the second quarter of 2021....

How is GIG changing?

The GIG workforce has been there for ages but what has changed now is that technology- based platforms have formalised and unified the GIG...

Who will rule the gig economy? Generalists, specialists or micro-specialists?

Who do you think will rule the gig economy? It is a tricky question. Will a generalist shine or will a specialist be in...

Current situation a silver lining for gig economy?

Every cloud has a silver lining! Though it may have been forced, the lockdown has turned out to be a wake-up call for India...

Post regularisation of contractual employee, pension granted to kin of deceased

Recently, the Himachal Pradesh High Court passed a verdict, pertaining to a contractual government employee. An employee hired on temporary basis is entitled to...

Four reasons why the gig economy will be a challenge for...

The gig economy has been praised for its ability to bring in cheap talent at the drop of a hat and increase the flexibility...

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...

India’s problem is low wages, not jobs

The retail explosion in the country has not just provided jobs in the cities but also employment opportunities in the smaller towns.

Service sector quickest to embrace gig economy in India

The preference for flexible work arrangements has gone up, helping employers cut costs and employees work more conveniently.

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

Toronto-based startup aims to become Uber of talent acquisition

The Gig economy model offered by Curasion involves temporary positions, independent/freelance workers and short-term contractual engagements.

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Change of guard at P&G

Procter & Gamble has announced the elevation of Bala Puroshothaman to global CHRO. He will be stepping into the shoes of Tracey Grabowski who...

YES WORLD to hire 600 globally, expand global utility services

Singapore-based cryptocurrency, YES WORLD Token, which is operated by YES WORLD Climate Tech, plans to hire 600 people globally. It is all set to...

Dentsu India ropes in Unmesh Pawar as CPO

Denstu has appointed Unmesh Pawar as the new chief people officer for India and South Asia. Before Pawar, Rohit Suri who moved on to...

VerSe Innovation lays off 150, announces pay cuts

VerSe Innovation — the parent company of Dailyhunt, the news aggregator and Josh, the short-video platform, and the operator of the PublicVibe, the hyperlocal...

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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...