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How longer notice periods are backfiring for IT companies

Renuka, who has just started her career as a programmer with two years of experience, has put in her papers at her current job....

Many corporates willing to bear vaccine cost of staff

Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Accenture India will bear the cost of vaccines for their eligible employees and their family members. Others such...

Freshers can expect 91,000 jobs from TCS, Infosys, HCL, Wipro

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, HCL Technologies and Wipro together plan to offer jobs to about 91,000 freshers from campuses in the next financial...

Demand rises for mid- and senior-level professionals in India: Study

The year 2020 witnessed a growing demand for mid-level and senior-rank professionals with more than seven years of experience. A study by Great Learning,...

Increased bench size in IT: Strength or liability?

For IT companies, bench was a showcase of strength and capability. The companies found it ideal to maintain a bench strength in anticipation of...

US to suspend issue of green cards, for 60 days

An executive order saying that no green cards will be issued for 60 days has been signed by the US president. This temporary suspension...

Accenture, Verizon and others launch a global platform to employ people

With the pandemic situation taking a toll on businesses, not only are companies laying off employees but they have stopped hiring as well. To...

FITE forms state-level tri-partite committee to address IT employees’ issues

The Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE), Maharashtra recently met with Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangikar and other senior officials to discuss various...

USCIS proposes H-1B visa selection process reversal

The number of H-1B visas approved will begin to decrease if the policy change favouring advanced degree holders for visas in the US comes...

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,”...

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‘Cannot force employee to be part of excesses’: French court to employer

An employee, called Mr T, who worked for a Paris-based consultancy firm, Cubik Partners, had to drag his employer to court for being called...

Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

Harsh Aparanji joins Landmark Group as CHRO

Harsh Aparanji, former global HR director of DXC Technology, has moved to the Landmark Group as CHRO, to head the HR for the Company...

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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...