Tag: IIT Roorkee

35% hike in packages offered at IITs this placement season

Contrary to expectations, despite the ongoing pandemic, almost 60 per cent of the students who participated in the placement drives at the older Indian...

Vernacular.ai is gearing up to expand, double workforce

Four years ago, Vernacular.ai was established by two graduates from IIT-Roorkee. This AI-driven voice engine aims to improve customer experience, as it is equipped...

Job offers of Rs1.54 crore made to IIT Roorkee students

At the ongoing annual campus placement session at IIT Roorkee, three students of BTech final year were offered a salary of Rs 1.54 crore...

Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2019 held at IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee hosted the grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2019, Software Edition recently. The nationwide event, which focuses on innovation and problem...

IIT Roorkee’s top 50% management students get an average package of...

Out of the 80 students, 71 got placed this year, while nine opted out of the placement process to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

Bored employee drags employer to court for no work

Dermot Alastair Mills, a finance manager at Irish Rail in Dublin, found that he was left with little work to do ever since he...

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...

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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...