Tag: H1-B

H-1B visa norms amended, priority for higher wages, skills

The US has amended the H-1B visa selection procedure of deserving candidates with priority being given to candidates who have higher wages and better...

Exemptions announced in H-1B and L-1 travel ban

Indian IT professionals and those working in the healthcare sector in the US will be relieved with the recent exemptions announced in H-1B and...

H1-B visa cap of 65000 attained in less than 10 days

According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the congressionally- mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for 2020, has already been achieved in less...

TCS cleared of anti-American bias charges in its hiring process

A California jury has finally cleared the charges leveled against the Indian multinational IT services provider, TCS, of discriminating against local American employees and...

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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Swiggy employees in Kochi continue strike demanding better pay

Employees of Swiggy, the food-delivery app, have been on a long strike in Kochi, Kerala, demanding better pay, amongst other things. Presently being paid at...

Hinduja Group rejigs HR leadership

Ashok Leyland, the commercial vehicle manufacturer and part of the Hinduja Group has announced the appointment of Sanjay V Jorapur as its new president...

Meghalaya cabinet approves mental health policy

To address the rising issues of mental health and social care, the Meghalaya cabinet approved a policy on 30 November through collaborative engagement with...

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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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“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...