Tag: India

Why is the job market becoming so volatile?

Flash back to 2020, when the pandemic had struck and lockdowns were imposed all over the world. The period had witnessed a tech boom....

Oracle starts laying off employees in the US

Oracle Corp. has reportedly begun the process of laying off employees in the US, as a part of a cost cutting and restructuring exercise....

Netflix hires Rohit Suri as head of talent, India

Rohit Suri is the new head of talent, India at Netflix. Previously, Suri was the CHRO at Dentsu International and had joined Dentsu in...

Which HR policies are becoming irrelevant?

Times have changed and so have the expectations of the workforce. The needs and requirements of the new generation are way different from that...

OnePlus launches new India office, will focus on employee wellbeing initiatives

OnePlus India, the global technology brand, has opened a new office at UB City, Bengaluru, spread over 18,000 sq. ft. With full focus on employee...

How happy is India’s workforce?

It’s a well-established fact that happy employees are more productive, and it’s not because they spend more time at work, but they achieve a...

“The Great Resignation will make way for the Great Engagement,” Udbhav...

A big change in 2022 Two of the major changes that 2022 will see are, adoption of the hybrid model of work, and a movement...

Conga to expand globally, recruit 300 across India

Conga, the scalable revenue lifecycle management solutions company is expanding globally and in India, thanks to the acceleration provided by the need for digital...

Airbus to expand team by 2,000, recruit engineering and IT talent...

Airbus, the European aircraft manufacturer, is set to announce employment opportunities for high-end engineering and IT talents from India at the Wings India airshow...

Have Monday morning blues lost their relevance in the hybrid model?

When Monday arrives, no one is really in a mood to work. It is natural to feel some lethargy along with the disappointment that...

NSDC and Hero Vired to collaborate, upskill youth of India

Hero Vired, the Indian edtech company, and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have come together to offer internship opportunities, industry projects and financial...

Amazon Web Services to teach cloud computing to youth for free

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a pan-India initiative called ‘AWS re/Start’ with an aim to impart cloud computing skills to Indian youth. The...

Byju’s looking to hire diverse talent in India, the US &...

The launch of Byju’s Lab, an innovation hub, has opened up opportunities for both freshers and experienced professionals from the artificial intelligence (AI) and...

National Apprenticeship Mela today, across 400 locations in India

A day long Apprenticeship Mela is being organized in over 400 locations today, that is, October 4, 2021 by Skill India with support from...

Ford to create 11,000 jobs in the US; ex-employees in India...

Ford Motors announced its intention to expand operations in the US by setting up three major electrical-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant...

Nestle India bats for gender diversity, recruits 42% women in 2020

Proving its commitment to ensuring and improving gender diversity within the organisation, Nestle India is focussing on hiring more women. Right now, 23 per...

MediaTek to hire across India, scale up R&D

In a bid to strengthen its position as a leading global chipset provider, Media Tek, the global fabless semiconductor company is preparing to hire...

No dearth of strikes, disgruntled workers across India

While most of India is struggling to limp back to normalcy, there seems to be no dearth of strikes and protests, with many employees...

Amazon to hire for 8,000 roles across 35 cities

Amazon is gearing up to host a Career Day in India, for the first time, on September 16. It has 8,000 roles open currently,...

Does a ‘beauty premium’ exist in the Indian workplace?

A recent study by the University at Buffalo School of Management found that the more attractive people are, the greater their chance of getting...

Why the effect of mindfulness changes as we move from Asia...

Mindfulness is an old practice that originated in the Buddhist culture. From a culture point of view, the behaviours and characteristics of people in...

If business travel was a perk, are we ready to let...

An American journalist’s article published in the New York Post said that in the pre-COVID era, she used to crib about business travel, as...

Intuit to add 350 engineers to India team in a year

Intuit, the American financial software company, is gearing to expand its team in India, by hiring at least 350 engineers. The AI-powered platform that...

What makes Indian CXOs a great fit for global roles?

In India, people follow different religions, customs, belong to different sects, castes, and speak different languages. Every state is known for its own festivities,...

AB InBev to sponsor gender affirming surgeries of employees in India

In a bid to promote a more gender-neutral work environment, the multinational drink and brewing company, Anheuser Bush Inbev (AB InBev), has introduced a...

Geetika Mehta to join as MD, India, The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company, global producer of chocolates and snacks, has appointed Geetika Mehta as managing director, India, with effect from July 1, 2021. Mehta...

Pearson appoints Siddharth Banerjee as managing director for India & Asia

Learning company, Pearson, has roped in Siddharth Banerjee as managing director, India and Asia. Banerjee has moved in from Games 24x7 where he was...

Corporates waking up to importance of paid miscarriage leaves

Recently, the New Zealand parliament unanimously passed a bill that allows employees to take paid leave post a miscarriage. Fortunately, India is way ahead...

Tech Mahindra, Lokmat, CavinKare, MG Motor India offer helping hand

India Inc. is putting its best foot forward to help distressed employees amidst the raging pandemic. Tech Mahindra has launched a covid care centre...

Amazon to vaccinate its front-line workers in India

Amazon is organising on-site vaccination drives under the supervision of licensed healthcare providers in Delhi. With the aim of ensuring the health and safety...

Stressed out docs, medical workers across India seek better treatment, pay

Even amidst the second wave of the pandemic, frontline workers, especially those associated with the medical field and the medical fraternity seem to be...

56% of salaried women exited the workforce in India in a...

Whatever the employment arrangement may be, women have always been more disadvantaged than men in the Indian workforce. According to the State of Working...

Royal Caribbean Cruises stalls India hiring amidst surge in COVID cases

Citing the surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in India, Royal Caribbean Cruises has temporarily suspended its plans to hire from India. According...

“Diversity will get new dimensions in 2021,” SV Nathan

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The biggest boon right now is that travel has become highly selective. Previously, we used to feel...

FarEye to hire 100 techies this year

FarEye, the logistics platform, is looking at expanding its global tech team in the face of unexpected rise in demand from manufacturers, retailers, and...

[24]7.ai accelerating hiring in India

7.ai , the intent-driven customer engagement-solutions company has disclosed its plans to hire more people for its rapidly expanding workforce in India. The Company...

HGS to hire 3,200 by May 2021

Having bagged some great deals and with many more in the pipeline, Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS), which is a BPO under the Hinduja Group,...

Open leave policy — is India ready?

A great deal of thought goes into a leave requisition. After all, balance leaves have to be adjusted and one has to be prepared...

Reforms needed for India to create 90 million jobs by 2030

By the end of the next decade, an estimated 60 million workers will be looking for jobs in the non-farm sectors and an additional...

At JLL India, employees have the option to work from office

While work-from-home (WFH) was the sought after option by employees in the past, in the new normal, employees at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) India...

Reckitt Benckiser claims to eradicate gender pay gap

The Indian region of Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has outperformed other regions in terms of achieving gender pay gap. RB India has achieved a mean gender...

TVS halts manufacturing, assures there will be no job or salary...

TVS Motor Company has announced that it will be halting all manufacturing operations at its India and Indonesia plants, to protect its staff from...

Nasscom expects India’s IT sector to grow by 7.7%

According to the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), the information technology (IT) sector in India can expect to grow by 7.7...

STEM-related jobs on the rise in India

Jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics space have risen 44% in three years. Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM)-related job roles have witnessed...

Indian Gen Zs are keen on learning rather than stability at...

The employers of today are familiar with Gen Z— a generation born between 1996 and 2010. Though many of them are still aged around...

India and Germany formally collaborate for skill development and vocational education

India and Germany have entered into two formal agreements, to collaborate in the areas of skill development and vocational education. The formal agreements will...

Gautam Anand resigns as CPO, Airtel, India and South Asia

An Airtel spokesperson has confirmed the exit and said that Gautam is leaving due to personal reasons. A little over a year after he was...

Why indian Gen X are not slackers

Being the youngest of three boys and 11 years younger to my eldest brother, clearly my parents planned to have a third child very...

AI will cause two-fold increase in employee productivity in India by...

A report by Microsoft reveals that in two years, India will witness a two times increase in employee productivity due to businesses adopting artificial...

Cognizant to lay off employees in India

Cognizant, the US-based IT services company, is expected to lay off a significant number of its employees, most of them in India. It is...

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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Why Sennheiser encourages employees to specialise in their roles

One of the main reasons for attrition is the lack of professional development and growth. Stagnation is a situation that employees are in a...

Metro Cash & Carry’s Payal Nambiar joins Spinny as head-HR

Spinny, a full-stack used car marketplace, which recently turned unicorn, has appointed Payal Nambiar as its new head-HR, to spearhead the HR function. Talking...

Salesforce India to hire 2,500

The cloud-based services company, Salesforce India is set to expand its workforce from its present strength of about 7,500, to about 10,000 by January...

Ford India strikes final settlement deal with unions

Ford India has decided on a final severance package for its employees following the closure of its plant in Tamil Nadu. Earlier this month, it...

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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...