Tag: Google

Google’s AI technology, a threat to call-centre jobs

Google partners with Cisco and Genesys to build artificial intelligence (AI) technology that will replace some of the work in call centres.

New rules to address harassment issues in Google

The new guidelines aim to control so-called trolling, where employees deliberately behave provocatively or offensively online to evince strong reactions.

Employees force Google to give up Pentagon deal

Employees do not want to support or be part of any military work. 

Why top companies are encouraging ‘siesta’ at work

A good power nap helps improve productivity and brain functioning.

Google sued yet again by another former employer

Lee, a woman software engineer, alleged that Google has a "bro-culture" that allowed her to be sexually harassed daily, and that the Company did nothing to intervene.

 

Acquihiring: 2000 HTC engineers are now Google employees

These engineers have been working closely with Google on the Pixel smartphone line. 

Google partners with Pluralsight and Udacity to train 1.3 lakh developers...

Over a lakh scholarships will be given to help developers enhance their skills and employability in emerging technologies.

Google and NSDC launch Android Skill Development Programme

A 100-hour course to train developers to create applications for the mobile platform.

Key to a perfect resume by Google’s ex VP-people operations

The resume should begin with an active verb, quantify a person’s accomplishments in numbers, provide a baseline for comparison and then explain what the candidate did to achieve goals.

Google’s former people director to join PartnerRe as chief corporate &...

Dorothee Burkel, will begin her new assignment in October this year.

‘Google For Jobs’ yet another disruption in job matching

It will pull job listings from various sources across the internet and put them in the search result in a clean, relevant and informative way.  

Google, Mercedez-Benz, Amazon, ITC, Philips India’s most ‘attractive employer’: Randstad Awards

Competitive salary and employee benefits continue to be the top priority among the Indian workforce, while choosing an employer, followed by good work–life balance.

Google gets sued by ex-employer for ‘No right to speak’

The complainant has alleged that Google forces workers to spy on each other through a programme called ’Stopleaks’ that requires them to report the disclosure of confidential information.

Google’s chief of HR Laszlo Bock decides to move on

Laszlo Bock, the man behind Google's culture now plans to to launch a startup.

Google replaces ‘goodies’ with ‘gift of charity’ for employee perks

The company has apparently donated $30 million worth of Chromebooks, phones and associated tech support to schools on its employees’ behalf.

Uber appoints Liane Hornsey, longtime ex-googler as new CHRO

Hornsey has been a VP at Google and is current operating partner at SoftBank.

Samsung, LG sued over US employee anti-poaching agreement

A civil lawsuit was filed last week, accusing Samsung and LG of agreeing to avoid poaching each other's US employees.

Google launches Android skilling programme in line with Skill India initiative

The initiative will train two million developers in India over the next three years.

Google, Apple, RBI, FB, SBI: Preferred destination for business students

Among other Indian companies, Infosys, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Air India, Flipkart, Wipro, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, ONGC, L&T, Mahindra & Mahindra, Aditya Birla Group, Indian Oil, BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), Snapdeal, HCL and NPTC also feature in the list.

Trouble at Google’s Nest: Employee files complaint: CEO resigns

The project manager, who was fired for slating the CEO on social media, has filed a legal suit in retaliation. Meanwhile, the CEO, Tony Fadell has also put in his papers.

Perks: A way to say you care

Designing a perk is an exercise. In the minds of employees, perks serve as a significant differentiator between companies.

Big Boss is watching

Putting employees under surveillance to measure efficiency, and ensure data security is a common practice. However, constant surveillance also increases fear and stress levels in employees and decreases trust levels.  

How about a Nanodegree?

Google and the Tatas have come together to launch Android Nanodegree programmes in India.

Google-BCG initiates digital skills ‘health checkup’ for companies

Google and BCG will create a learning curriculum to help companies build their digital marketing skills…

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,”...

A resume printed on a cake?

A job applicant in the US has taken innovation to another level by sending an edible resume to a prospective employer. Karly Pavlinac Blackburn,...

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Employees seek authentic managers: Report

Microsoft’s Work Trend Index Pulse Report says that 82 per cent employees are more inclined to attend one-on-ones at work if their managers are...
Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

Central govt. hikes DA by 4%

The Ministry of Finance has announced the most awaited hike in the dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for Central government employees. On...

National Career Service portal shows over 4 lakh vacancies

The Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE) has reported that the Government of India’s National Career Service (NCS) portal has about 4,82,264 active vacancies...

WHO/ILO roll out policy brief on workplace mental health

A policy brief has been jointly published by the World Health Organsiation (WHO) and the International Labour Organsiation (ILO) about the need to address...

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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...