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94% Indian companies plan to upskill their workforce in 2024: Report

A recent report by a LinkedIn reveals a surprising trend in the Indian job market: while AI continues to reshape the world of work,...

65% firms still rely on job sites for effective hiring

If you think job sites are not as significant any more, there is news for you. A good 65 per cent organisations continue to...

LinkedIn to axe about 700 more jobs

Almost 700 people may be rendered jobless at LinkedIn as the job-focused social-media platform tries to reorganise and become more agile. This is the second...

Johanna Jackman appointed CPO, Freshworks

Freshworkes has roped in Johanna Jackman to take on the role of chief people officer. Backed by over two decades of rich experience, Jackman was...

India amongst countries with fastest rate of AI skills diffusion: Report

As per the Future of Work Report, more LinkedIn members around the globe are acquiring artificial intelligence (AI) skills to enrich their resumes than...

LinkedIn joins growing tech layoffs in Bay Area 

LinkedIn's recent layoff of nearly 200 employees added to the growing number of tech job cuts in the Bay Area, with over 26,000 tech...

Free generative AI courses from Microsoft-LinkedIn collaboration

Microsoft has joined hands with LinkedIn to offer free introductory courses on generative artificial intelligence (AI). The AI Skill Initiative is part of Microsoft’s...

Shopify’s pregnant employee’s job loss: Embracing the scary unknown

Once again, after the layoff news broke, many affected employees shared their horrible experiences after being terminated. Either the middle of the night termination...

LinkedIn axes 700+ jobs, will withdraw InCareer app in China

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, the employment-focussed social-media network, has revealed its plans to axe about 716 roles. Additionally, it has decided to withdraw its local jobs...

Overcoming job search struggles in the tech industry: One engineer’s journey

A software engineer from Delhi recently shared on LinkedIn his struggle to secure a job after being turned down by over 150 companies in...

Why did this woman reapply to her own job on LinkedIn?

A New York City based female writer, Kimberly Nguyen has disclosed how she applied for her own job on LinkedIn. After her current company...

41% women in workforce now; up from 37% a decade ago

Women make up 41 per cent of the active workforce. Ten years ago, they made up only 37 per cent of the workforce. While...

Phoney job vacancies flood  LinkedIn

Following a significant wave of tech layoffs, the popular professional networking platform LinkedIn has been targeted by sophisticated recruitment scams. These scams involve fraudulent...

LinkedIn begins layoffs in recruitment department

Following Microsoft’s decision to lay off close to 10,000 employees, LinkedIn has begun layoffs in its recruitment department. The exact number of employees impacted...

Karnataka Skill Connect Portal launched; to create 10 million jobs

The Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC), in association with the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM), has launched the Karnataka Skill Connect Portal (KSCP), an...

LinkedIn eliminates 6 lakh fake, spam, bot accounts

LinkedIn, the professional networking site has discovered and eliminated more than six lakh fake profiles of people who claimed to be employed with Apple. A...

Google hires man after 39 rejections

Tyler Cohen's persistence finally got him his dream job at Google. He applied and got rejected 39 times, before finally making the cut on...

TikTok restructures globally, lays off staff

TikTok has not only fired some of its staff in the US, but also told some in Britain and Europe that their employment is...

Techie asks to involve mother in salary negotiation

A techie’s post has gone viral for very interesting reasons. In the screenshot of his tweet, which he posted on LinkedIn, he seems to...

Sunita Holzer appointed EVP & CHRO, Verisk

Sunita Holzer is the new executive vice president (EVP) and chief human resources officer (CHRO), Verisk, the global data analytics company. In her new...

LinkedIn staff not expected to return to office

As LinkedIn starts to reopen its offices across the globe, depending on the local COVID situation at each location, it is offering immense flexibility...

$1,500 bonus for 1.75 lakh+ Microsoft employees

A pandemic bonus of $1,500 has been announced by Microsoft for all its employees, as a gesture of appreciation for their hard work amidst...

General Electric elevates Amaresh Singh to CHRO, South Asia

Multinational conglomerate, General Electric Company, will be expanding its South Asian operations under a new chief human resource officer, Amaresh Singh, who has been...

LinkedIn data breach yet again

LinkedIn, the American business and employment-oriented online service, has suffered a huge data breach for the second time this year, exposing data related to...

Edtech platform, BeyondSkool, is hiring ‘EduPreneurs’

BeyondSkool, the education technology platform, is looking to take on quality professionals, including technologists, educationists and business professionals, as part of its aim to...

Hackers targeting LinkedIn users with fake job offers

Apparently LinkedIn users have started receiving direct messages with fake job offers. A Zip file that comes attached with the offer contains a hidden...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

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Pay of Jane Fraser, CEO, Citigroup, up 6% amid workforce cut plan

Jane Fraser, CEO, Citigroup, witnessed her total compensation rise by six per cent to $26 million in 2024, reflecting a $1.5 million base salary,...

94% Indian companies plan to upskill their workforce in 2024: Report

A recent report by a LinkedIn reveals a surprising trend in the Indian job market: while AI continues to reshape the world of work,...

YAAP Digital certified among ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India

YAAP Digital, a leading content creation company, has been recognised as one of the ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India by Happyness.me. This prestigious...

FundsIndia empowers staff with ESOP and NPS

In a strategic move aimed at fostering employee loyalty and encouraging long-term commitment, FundsIndia has taken a significant step. The online investment platform headquartered...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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