Tag: gig workers

MakeMyTrip to expand all-women team of ‘holiday experts’

MakeMyTrip aims to expand its team of over 850 women ‘holiday experts’ who have been the reason for the online travel company’s success and...

PickMyWork to offer opportunities to 1 lakh+ gig workers, to expand...

PickMyWork, the Indian digital distribution network — that helps digital companies acquire end customers (individual users as well as shops) — has announced its...

55,000+ gig workers register on Ecom Express app

Ecom Express, the new-age technology-driven end-to-end logistics solutions provider to the e-commerce industry, has received over 55,000 registrations from gig workers, on its dedicated...

Gig workers may be better protected in the US now

The rule that would have facilitated classifying gig workers as independent contractors rather than employees may soon be on its way out, if the...

“Optimal blend of HI & AI, is the future,” Girish Menon

  2020: What to learn – what to erase That 2020 has given all businesses an opportunity to think harder about what really matters as opposed...

US grocery chain replaces delivery personnel with gig workers

Grocery chain, Albertsons, will lay off its delivery staff in various locations across the US and replace them with gig workers or ‘third-party logistics...

Whose responsibility is it to upskill gig workers?

Skillgaps, upskilling and reskilling are some of the jargons that dominated this year, especially because a pandemic has thrown all set rules and procedures...

US tech firms to give gig workers 15% pay in stocks

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash will offer equity compensation to their workers under the new Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) proposal, which suggests paying 'temporary compensation'...

Mid-level career crisis: Gig offers new lease of life to those...

The fear of losing one’s job all of a sudden is very real, and more than ever in these uncertain times. It is even...

Govt plans to set up security fund for gig workers

In September 2019, the Government had sought to regulate the country’s rising gig economy by devising a social security scheme to benefit the lakhs...

Standing Committee on Labour calls for social protection of unorganised-sector workers

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour, submitted its report on Code on Social Security, 2019, with recommendations for social protection of those working in...

How Urban Company’s 27000 gig workers are making a comeback

During the lockdown, one set of workers, whose services were missed the most, were the plumbers, electricians and beauticians. These self-professionals are part of...

The whites and blues of the gig workforce  

Gig workers are being hired for specialised jobs as well as for manual labour. The workforce of today is looking beyond tenure and jobs —...

For the very first time, gig workers may be eligible for...

State-run social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers, the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), may soon be providing insurance benefits to eligible...

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

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,”...

Return to office hasn’t been a good experience for Tesla employees

Recently, Employees at Tesla’s Fremont, Calif, office resumed working from the office full time after a long remote working arrangement. Since Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla...

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Loneliness at workplace: Increasingly becoming fatal

Loneliness at the workplace is so rampant across organisations that it has started affecting the bottom line. An analysis by Cigna in 2020, suggests...

Accelya appoints Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO

The UK-based travel technology app - Accelya has appointed Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO. She has more than 30 years of experience in the...

This fintech startup tries to lure talent with hoards of benefits

Fi, a neobank that helps millennials manage their personal finances, is looking to double its workforce. The fintech company for digital natives has already...

CWT appoints Laura Watterson as CHRO

CWT, the business-to-business-for-employees (B2B4E) travel-management platform, has announced the appointment of Laura Watterson as executive VP, chief human resources officer, starting 5 July, 2022....

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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...