Tag: Kerala

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...

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

Make mental health a part of your return-to-work plan

While people typically tend to resent change, the past year and a half has been fraught with changes and challenges, which were unavoidable. We...

Competing with Self

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The job-seeker visa for the Country is a long-term residency permit, which allows applicants six months to hunt for a job, and grants them...

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Why are apprentices in demand in the manufacturing and engineering space?

An apprenticeship or internship has been a staple step for those beginning their professional careers, irrespective of the field. While employers benefit because apprentices...

How Allcargo is benefitting from cross-industry hiring

Allcargo Logistics appointed Suresh Kumar R as its CEO for India operations and business this year. Kumar who moved from Vodafone Idea, to join...

What’s in Piaggio’s robust leadership development programme?

At Piaggio, there is a culture to identify the best of talent at a very young stage and provide them the platform to grow...

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DIALOGUE

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...