Tag: gig workers

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

Executive presence: What is it? How does one get it?

The second most important leadership skill in order to be promoted to the top is executive presence, according to a recent survey from Gartner. A...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Employee complains, Facebook being probed for racial bias

A Black employee and two Black job applicants have accused Facebook of racial bias in terms of hiring and promotions. The US Equal Employment...

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Reliance to spend Rs 12 lakh + to vaccinate staff

Reliance Industries (RIL) will cover the cost of vaccination for its workforce and their immediate family. The Company will do so at an approximate...

Executive presence: What is it? How does one get it?

The second most important leadership skill in order to be promoted to the top is executive presence, according to a recent survey from Gartner. A...

How organisations can get the best out of RPO

What worked in favour of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is the quick transition to flexible means of delivering work last year. Obviously, technology played...

“Focus on job sharing, internal talent mobility,” Raj Raghavan

  2020: What to learn – what to erase If someone had told me around this time in 2020, that the world will turn upside down...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...