Tag: India

Tier 1 cities show exceptionally high hiring intent

A staffing solution and recruitment services website released its ‘Employment Outlook Report’ for Q4 (January to March 2023) for the services sector. It provides...

Elon Musk is looking at hiring engineers from India

Twitter has been hogging the limelight for some time now. First, for its controversial and long-draw acquisition by Elon Musk and then by the...

Jaguar Land Rover to hire those let go by Meta, Twitter

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is looking out for talent in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, as well as autonomous driving,...

Why should companies maintain parity in employees’ Diwali gifts?

Corporate gifting in India has reached another level with organisations trying to outdo each other in choosing the most creative and useful gifts for...

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...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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CFO highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies

The chief technical officer (CTO) is the second highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies. So, who earns more than a CTO? It is...

15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

EPFO may amend pension scheme

The Ministry of Labour and the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) are planning to re-examine the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) so that it becomes...

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...

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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...