Tag: Kerala

Kerala’s Social Justice Department to skill transgender people

The Sakalyam project launched by the Social Justice Department of Kerala is aimed at providing skills to transgender people so that they are able...

Locus appoints Anshu Singh as VP-HR

Locus, a global logistic solutions company, has announced the appointment of Anshu Singh as its VP & global Head of human resource. Singh carries...

Kerala government jobs only for those proficient in Malayalam

All Malayalis keen to take up a government job in Kerala will now have to clear a mandatory Malayalam language proficiency test, which is...

No more work-from-home for Kerala state government employees

Kerala state government has become one of the first Indian states to revoke the work-from-home option for certain categories of their employees. The government had...

Kerala signs MoU with Germany; 10, 000 jobs for nurses will...

The Department of Non-Resident Keralites Affairs (NORKA) has signed an MoU with the German Federal Employment Agency to hire nurses from Kerala. The Agency...

QuEST Global to hire 3000 plus employees in Kerala

QuEST Global, the global product engineering services company will hire 3,000 engineers in Kerala in the next two years, as part of its plans...

Salary woes across the country

In Kerala, aided school teachers are paying a heavy price for a technical snag. The Service and Payroll Administrative Repository for Kerala (SPARK) has...

Vijayamohini Textile Mills workers protest, urge Centre to resume operations

Vijayamohini Textile Mills, which comes under the Union Textile Ministry, has been operating on and off since the pandemic struck about 18 months ago....

Government offices to be operational on Saturdays: Kerala government

Following the marginal improvement in the pandemic situation, the Kerala state government has decided to ease COVID-19 restrictions further. Government offices will now function...

Amazon launches 2 all-women delivery stations in Kerala

Amazon India has launched two delivery stations in Kerala, which will be operated by a 100 per cent all- women team. The stations, at...

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...

State governments announce restrictions, leaves for staff amidst surging cases

Various state governments are issuing their own restrictions and orders to try and curb the spread of the dreaded coronavirus. In Kerala, the state...

Over 5 lakh jobless Keralites have returned from the Gulf

Over eight lakh non-resident Keralities have returned to their home state from the Gulf, amidst the ongoing pandemic. Alarmingly, over five lakh of them...

Shortage of human resources in Kerala hampering battle against COVID

Amidst acute shortage of medical and support staff, the faculty in all government medical college hospitals across Kerala have been agitating against the suspension...

Kerala govt to turn resorts and houseboats into work-near-home facilities

The Kerala government is planning to set up work-near-home facilities for various organisations, especially information technology (IT) firms. The tenders for site acquisition are...

Govt’s salary-cut order in Kerala stayed by HC

The state government of Kerala had issued an order for six days’ salary of government employees to be deducted, for five months, to help...

Way.com to hire 200 employees by end of 2020

The American IT firm has launched operations at Thiruvananthapuram   Way.com, the information technology (IT) firm based in California, has launched its operations at Technopark, Kerala. While...

A day off for 10 hours of overtime for Govt employees...

The Kerala government has decided to offer a day off to the government employees to compensate for 10 hours or more of overtime every...

Employees of Muthoot Finance call off strike, resume duty

The staff of Muthoot Finance, a Kerala-based finance firm, called off a 52-day long agitation after discussions with the management in the presence of...

Kochi Corporation employees risk losing salary for not fixing potholes

At a review meeting recently, the district collector of Kochi, Kerala, was addressing the issue of fixing the potholes on the roads. While doing...

Hike in annual salary offerings on campus

Many organisations have been visiting engineering colleges in Kochi with pre-placement offers. They have also offered about 10 per cent to 20 per cent...

550 women drivers for government and public-sector vehicles in Kerala

The State Government of Kerala has decided to appoint 550 women as drivers in various government and public-sector offices of the State. New laws...

Thousands of youths to receive skill training from Kudumbashree in Kerala

Kudumbashree, the poverty eradication mission launched by Kerala over two decades back, will offer skill training to 12,000 youths in the State, across 93...

Robots to replace manual scavengers

Representatives of the Delhi Government will soon be meeting with a group of engineers in Kerala to discuss the use of robots to clean...

1000 OYO employees may be laid off in China

All is not OK at Oyo Rooms in China and in India. The hotel network is facing trouble in both the countries. According to...

Cases against government employees for posting comments against CM

About 12 employees of the State Government of Kerala and about 106 others have cases registered against them for posting offensive comments and videos...

New law promises better working conditions for women in Kerala

Following the passing of the new labour law by the Kerala Assembly, the workplace environment/conditions have changed for the better for women workers in...

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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How pre-hiring orientation reduces early dropouts at eClerx

During orientations, it is a common practice for companies to present to the employees an overview of the organisation along with what their career...

TCS employee gets back job after 7 years

The persistence and efforts of 48-year old Thiruvamali Selvan finally paid off when Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) finally reinstated him after a seven-year long...

50,000 railway employees will join Britain’s biggest rail strike

The railway network in Britain is set to face a lot of disruption given the strike call by the railway employees. This is the...

This fintech startup tries to lure talent with hoards of benefits

Fi, a neobank that helps millennials manage their personal finances, is looking to double its workforce. The fintech company for digital natives has already...

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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...