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Increase in dearness hike to benefit 4 lakh central govt. employees

The Indian government has approved the hike in dearness allowance for central- government employees from existing 17 per cent to 21 per cent. The...

Good news for Central-Government employees

Employees of the Central Government may receive some good news this year in the upcoming budget. Their minimum wages under the 7th Central Pay...

GrantTree employees fix salaries and increments on their own

GrantTree, a London-based organisation that helps businesses acquire government funding, follows a unique system of allowing its employees fix their own salaries. In other...

BEST employees to get 17% pay hike and Diwali bonus

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) management, has entered into an agreement with a workers’ union led by the Shiv Sena. The Memorandum...

Genpact hikes minimum wages for content moderators

Content reviewers employed by Facebook have been complaining about their taxing and stressful work, which involves sifting through all kinds of posts, often harmful...

Tamil Nadu government employees to be eligible for double festival advance

As per the 7th Pay Commission, the Tamil Nadu government has doubled the festival advance given to government employees, teachers and other non-teaching staff...

Wipro CEO’s salary rises 41% in 2018-19

Abidali Z Neemuchwala, chief executive officer (CEO), Wipro, has witnessed a 41 per cent increase in salary, with the Company reporting a 37.74 per...

Cognizant will hike remuneration of entry-level engineers in India

American multinational IT services provider, Cognizant, is expected to hike the pay packages of its entry-level engineers in India by about 18 per cent....

Hike expected soon for central govt employees

Hopes have risen amongst the employees of the Central Government for the much-awaited hike in minimum pay. Lakhs of employees have been holding protests...

National Pension Scheme revamped, Government contribution increased by 4%

The Central Government announced a hike for its employees, who have been in service since January, 2004, under the National Pension Scheme (NPS). The...

Arunachal Pradesh Government announces hike in DA and DR

Arunachal Pradesh is the latest state to announce 7th Pay Commission benefits. Lakhs of government employees in the State will enjoy an increase in...

Central-Government employees look forward to pay hike before the elections

The Central-Government employees are optimistic about receiving the over and above 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) pay hike before the elections. There are 48.31...

Hike to lay off 25% of its workforce

The instant messaging service had acquired two startups last year.

Prashant Bhatnagar joins Credit Suisse as director-HR

In his new role, Bhatnagar will be responsible for attracting and enabling talent to help the organisation realise its strategy.

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How Ugam keeps employees engaged with its unique formal and informal activities

Ugam, the analytics company, a subsidiary of the Merkle Group, has managed to focus on employee engagement even during these tough times. In the...

5 big challenges of working from home and how to overcome them

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many new challenges to our professional and personal lives. Employees around the world are in a crisis, as businesses...

Relieving the lockdown monotony of IndiGo employees

A lockdown can get quite monotonous, especially for people who cannot work from home, such as the employees working for the airlines sector. That is...

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Why ‘lala companies’ must transform to compete globally

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Spotify allows staff to work from home till the end of the year

Organisations are increasingly showing their willingness to continue with the work from (WFH) arrangement, at least till the end of 2020, if not more....

Concerns about job security, workplace policies grew during pandemic: Survey

With remote working becoming the new normal, the survey by TimesJobs, titled ‘HR managers & Remote working’ could not have been better timed. As...

How different is Ugam, an analytics company’s virtual onboarding

Analytics company, Ugam, a subsidiary of the Merkle Group, has recently onboarded 47 employees as part of its global hiring process. It started its...

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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...

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It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...