Tag: Google

Alphabet to fire 10,000 poor performers

Alphabet, the parent company of Google is preparing to reduce its workforce by six per cent. It will let go about 10,000 employees based...

Google cancels 50% projects in Area 120 to cut costs

In an endeavour to ensure operational efficiency, Google has been trying to cut costs. In doing so, the tech major has decided to cancel...

Will Google resort to layoffs?

In a bid to make Google 20 per cent more efficient, the tech major may have to resort to job cuts. Admitting that the pace...

Employees of Google plan to hold demonstrations on Sept 8 against...

The demonstrators will include both existing and former Google employees, along with members of Alphabet Employee Union, who represent the employees of Google. Project Nimbus...

Departing Googler accuses firm of creating fearful environment

Ariel Koren, who has decided to quit Google, wrote a letter to all her fellow Googlers accusing the Company of retaliating against her and...

Rising COVID-19 cases at Google campuses post return to office

Google employees are frustrated with the rising cases of COVID-19 at Google campuses. Many employees of Google have anonymously spoken to global media sharing...

Will there be layoffs at Apple and Google?

In what looks like a sure shot indication of a slowdown, Apple Inc. has laid off many contract-based recruiters as part of an attempt...

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...

Google hires man after 39 rejections

Tyler Cohen's persistence finally got him his dream job at Google. He applied and got rejected 39 times, before finally making the cut on...

Placement news from across India

At the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, the placement process for the Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) has been successfully...

Google to slow down hiring

Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google, has conveyed to the employees that the Company will slow down hiring for the remaining part of the year. Pichai clarified...

These companies are hiring employees laid off by Tesla

Since Tesla has been downsizing its workforce, other companies in similar domains have been keen to hire these laid off employees. As per a...

Google agrees to pay $118 mn to women employees in gender-discrimination...

In a class action discrimination lawsuit, Google has agreed to pay $118 million to about 15,300 women employees in the US across 236 job...

Googler sent on leave post revelations about chatbot

When Blake Lemoine, an engineer at Google, started engaging in chats with the language model for dialogue applications or LaMDA, little did he know...

Openings at Google, in Mumbai and Hyderabad

There is good news for those seeking jobs in various domains including sales, marketing, engineering, technology, business strategy and people and facilities. Google’s Mumbai...

Google accused of casteism

Google has been accused of being casteist. The software major cancelled a talk by a Dalit activist based in the US, following pressure from...

Google offers Rs 11.6 lakh per month to IIIT Allahabad student

Having witnessed 100 per cent placement, an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Allahabad MTech student has managed to bag an offer of Rs...

Google simplifies performance reviews

Google is introducing a simpler and more systematic evaluation process called Google Reviews and Development or GRAD. Under this system, the performance reviews will...

Google gets Shraddhanjali Rao as head-HR

Google has hired Shraddhanjali Rao as its head-HR for India. In this role, she will lead the HR function for the Company in India. Rao...

Googlers in the US to get electric scooters on returning to...

As part of its endeavour to bring back its employees to office, Google is offering free e-scooters to them. Google has tied up with Unagi,...

Google accused of being biased towards black employees

An ex-employee of Google, April Curley, who is an African American woman, has filed a lawsuit against Google which states that the tech giant...

46% Google employees feel their salaries are not competitive

Google’s internal employee survey has revealed that some Googlers are not happy with their compensation structure and they feel that they can earn more...

Google is hiring IT support engineers

Google, the multinational tech major, is hiring IT support engineers, who will begin working at Techstop, its internal support organisation, in April 2022. Fresh...

Google lifts social distancing and testing mandates for US employees

Google has relaxed some of its COVID-19 measures and protocols related to vaccination, testing and social distancing for its US employees. In a mail written...

100% placements at IIM Kozhikode

The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) reported 100 per cent placements at the final placements week, and that too just three days into...

Google’s US employees to get tested before entering office premises

Mandating vaccination for employees earlier, Google will now ask all of its US-based employees, who are entering offices to get a weekly COVID-19 test....

Google employees to lose pay if they don’t get vaccinated

Google has warned employees that they’ll lose pay and eventually be fired from their jobs if they fail to get vaccinated by January 18,...

Google grants $1,600 bonus to employees

Google will provide a one-time cash bonus of $1,600 or equivalent value, to the extended workforce and interns. The bonus is expected to be...

Google to not reopen offices on Jan 10, 2022

In view of the growing threat around the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, many major international conglomerates and organisations are rethinking their plans to reopen...

Google’s contract workers fight against bonus cut

About 250 contractual workers working for Google’s data centre raised their voices against a bonus cut. These temps were promised a weekly bonus of...

Google goes ‘biophilic’, revamps NY office to connect with nature

Google aims to attract its New York-based personnel with a revamped office space, which cost $2.1 billion to redo. This redefined workspace of the...

Apple fires #AppleToo movement leader

A programme manager at Apple, who is also a leader of the #AppleToo movement, was fired by the Company for what Apple called ‘non-compliance’. Janneke...

‘Cancel Project Nimbus’: Amazon, Google employees

Amazon and Google have signed a deal with the Israeli government, including the military, offering them cloud services solutions as part of Project Nimbus,...

‘Employers cannot impose vaccine mandate’: Texas governor

Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, believes that even though vaccination remains the best protection for the population against COVID-19, it should be voluntary and...

Black Google employee held by security staff

Google is making headlines for its weak commitment to inclusivity at the workplace. One of its Black employees has claimed that he was stopped...

Google’s advanced features to improve communication in hybrid workplace

In a bid to enhance employee-employee relations in a hybrid work setting, Google has announced advanced features in Google Workspace. These include introduction of...

Google pushes back return to office to Jan 2022

Amidst fear of the rapid spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, Google has revealed that it does not expect most of its staff...

Facebook staff to work from home till January 2022

Facebook has no plans to get its employees to return to office before January 2022. Earlier, in June, the tech company had said it...

Google Cloud set to hire people with autism

Rob Enslin, president - cloud sales, Google, has announced the launch of Google Cloud’s Autism Career Programme, which is designed to hire and support...

Up to 25% pay cut for Googlers working from home

With Googlers set to return to office in September, the Company plans to follow a new salary structure. According to the new model, which...

80 Googlers fired for misusing user data since 2018

Google fired 36 employees last year, 26 the year before last and 18 in 2018, for defying privacy norms and misusing user data. The...

Google to delay ‘return to office’, insists on vaccination

Googlers will have to get themselves inoculated before returning to office. Google’s plan to bring its employees back to office in September has been...

Testbook to tie up with universities and IITs for job-prep programme

Testbook.com, the Indian government job preparation ed-tech platform, will now offer a 360-degree ‘’Skilled Campus Programme’ for students, across over 50 universities and colleges,...

Google shows improvement in ensuring racial diversity, globally

Google has claimed that it has made significant improvement in terms of hiring people from different colours. Now the Company has gained confidence and...

Googlers can use Work Location Tool to calculate pay for remote...

Google has launched a platform that will allow its employees to calculate how much their pay or earnings will be if they decide to...

Google’s diversity head loses role for hurting Jews in blog post

Kamau Bobb, global head of diversity strategy and research, Google, has been asked to step down after a 13-year old blog post of his...

Google accused of underpaying women, may have to pay $600 mn...

Google is now facing a gender-pay lawsuit which was given class-action status by a San Francisco state judge. That means, the four main petitioners...

Google offers bonus, prizes for finding bugs

Now that Android 12 is available on certain phones in a beta version, Google has struck upon a way to clear it of all...

Opportunities galore for women in the gaming industry

A new area is opening up for women to seek employment in — gaming. For those who think women gamers are few and far...

Nanjappa Palekanda appointed VP-talent experience & operations, Netflix

Nanjappa Palekanda, has joined Netflix as vice president - talent experience and operations. He has moved from Uber, where he was serving as senior...

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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With no space for precautionary quarantine, Foxconn freezes hiring

Foxconn, the supplier of Apple iPhones, has reportedly imposed a hiring pause. Why? Because it is facing shortage of space to quarantine workers at...

Will Air India hire 100 foreign pilots for Boeing 777 fleet?

Air India (AI) is reported to be looking out for 100 pilots for its Boeing 777 fleet of wide-body planes. The carrier is open...

EPFO adds 16.82 lakh net members in Sept. 2022

As per the provisional data released by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), 16.82 lakh net members have been added to EPFO in September...

More jobs to be axed at Twitter?

Only last week Twitter had made headlines when many employees had quit the social-media company in response to Elon Musk’s ‘ultimatum’. Musk had said that...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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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...