Tag: invest

PwC to invest $2bn+ on employees, mandates vacations twice a year

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has decided to invest heavily on its workforce. To be precise, it will pump in about $2.4 billion into the betterment of...

Unacademy triples valuation to $1.45 bn; enters unicorn club

Gaurav Munjal-led Unacademy tripled its valuation to 1.45 billion after raising funds to the tune of $150 million from Masayoshi Son-led Softbank’s Vision Fund 2. The...

Xiaomi invests Rs 42 crore in WorkIndia

WorkIndia, the Bengaluru-based job portal for blue-collar workers, has managed to raise funds to the tune of Rs 42 crore, from Chinese technology and...

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

Latest

Samsung announces plan to hire 1000 engineers across India

With an aim to strengthen its focus on innovation and new-age technology, Samsung is planning to hire 1000+ engineers for its research and development...

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...

Is Amazon hiring again after letting go 10,000 globally?

It hasn’t been long since Amazon announced its intention to lay off 10,000 from its global workforce. Now, media reports seem to suggest that the...

Airtel to hire women engineers, offer WFH options

Having rolled out its 5G Plus services in about 12 cities across India so far, Airtel is now all set to have more women...

DIALOGUE

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...