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Cognizant CPO Becky Schmitt resigns

Cognizant is experiencing more changes in top-level leadership. The chief people officer, Becky Schmitt, has announced her resignation and will leave the company on...

“Employee wellness will continue to be at the core of HR...

2022 was a volatile year for HR & workforce The two years preceding 2022 saw a tectonic shift in the way the world operates. The...

“2023 will be a year of cautious optimism,” Prabir Jha

2022 was a volatile year for HR & workforce Coming in the aftermath of the Covid crisis, 2022 was a year of recovery. Suddenly the...

“HR will support the CEO to drive the culture of the...

2022 was a volatile year for HR & workforce The Year 2022 was extremely volatile due to the after effects of the first two waves...

No 4th Saturday off for govt employees says Kerala CM

The proposal to declare the fourth Saturday of every month as a holiday for government employees has been rejected by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan....

AI a coworker, not a job-replacer: TCS CHRO

The rise of generative AI, exemplified by OpenAI's ChatGPT, has sparked concerns about job displacement and unemployment. However, Milind Lakkad, CHRO, TCS, one of...

Women can now work night shifts in KA

The Factories (Karnataka Amendment) Bill was passed by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, amending the Factories Act to allow women to work night...

Are stricter performance reviews a sign that Uber may lay off?

In 2023, several major tech companies, such as Google, Microsoft, and Meta, have announced job cuts. According to Layoffs.fyi, a website that tracks and...

Can ChatGPT be dangerous for HR?

Lately, ChatGPT has taken over news forums everywhere. Its emergence has triggered conversations about the utility of artificial intelligence (AI) and its role in...

LinkedIn begins layoffs in recruitment department

Following Microsoft’s decision to lay off close to 10,000 employees, LinkedIn has begun layoffs in its recruitment department. The exact number of employees impacted...

Celebrating a decade of dedication: Webandcrafts awards employee with a Mercedes...

Webandcrafts, a leading global IT solution provider located in Koratty Infopark, Kerala, recently honoured one of its most dedicated and valuable employees with a...

Sapphire Foods India: Stock options allocated to employees

Sapphire Foods India, a leading food company in India, has made an exciting announcement for its employees. The company's board of directors has approved...

Angry birds developer ROVIO announces a new employee benefits programme

The Board of Directors of Rovio Entertainment Corporation has decided to launch a new employee share savings plan (ESS plan) for the period 2023–2025....

Barbeque Nation awards equity shares to employees under ESOP 2015

Barbeque Nation, a popular restaurant chain known for its unique barbeque style of dining, has allotted 5,071 equity shares to its employees under the...

BBMP employees protest against the state govt. demands

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) employees are set to stage a protest against the state government, seeking the fulfilment of various demands. The BBMP...

Airbus India to host ‘meet-and-greet’ event for engineering and IT talent

Airbus, the European aerospace corporation, is set to host a recruitment event at the Aero India air show in Bengaluru on 16th and 17th...

Understanding end-of-service benefits for insured Emiratis in the UAE

Emiratis who are insured through the General Pension and Social Security Authority (GPSSA) are required to complete a minimum of one year in their...

How this company uses traditional & new-age methods for employee happiness

Quickplay media is a company that specialises in OTT (over-the-top) platform solutions. The organisation provides three product classes to better OTT client experience, mainly...

Infosys terminates hundreds of freshers

Indian IT giant, Infosys, has reportedly terminated hundreds of freshers in recent months after they failed an internal fresher assessment (FA) test, according to...

SC ruling on VRS employees and pay revision

The Supreme Court of India has recently issued a ruling that employees who took advantage of a Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) cannot claim the...

Acuity to hire 250 employees in 2023

Acuity Knowledge Partners has opened its third delivery center in India, located in Pune, with plans to hire around 250 financial services specialists by...

Struggles in the US market lead Getir to layoff 100

Rapid grocery delivery startup Getir has recently laid off about 100 corporate employees, according to a source familiar with the details. The layoffs affected various...

Frustration among HPSSC staff over delayed salaries

The employees of the Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission in Hamirpur are frustrated with the state government's lack of action in providing their salary...

Why global trends such as rage applying don’t take India by...

Rage applying, the latest corporate trend, has taken Gen Z workers by storm. Similar to quiet quitting, rage applying started off as a TikTok...

GNIDA terminates the services of 49 employees

The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) has terminated the services of 49 contractual employees after an investigation uncovered irregularities in their appointment process....

3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
Tata Steel employee vehicle ban

Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

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Microsoft employees’ video on office perks grabs eyeballs

It is clear that Microsoft believes in pampering its employees. The Hyderabad facility of Microsoft, spread over 54 acres of land, is known not...

Milliken elevates Bethany Smith to CHRO & SVP

Milliken& Company, the innovative solutions company, has elevated Bethany Smith to the post of chief human resources officer (CHRO) and senior vice president. Smith has...

LSEG unveils global parental leave policy, prioritising equity and inclusion

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announced a significant enhancement to its parental leave policy, establishing a new global benchmark of 26 weeks fully...
HSBC bonus plan

HSBC unveils targeted variable pay for junior employees

In an aim to enhance transparency regarding compensation, HSBC is rolling out a new bonus plan for its junior employees. The plan involves assigning...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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