Tag: Maharashtra

State of transgender job seekers in India

In Maharashtra, a petition was filed by a transgender person seeking the Court to direct the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (MSETCL), also called...

MSRTC to hire retired drivers to replace striking drivers

The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has released an advertisement seeking retired drivers up to the age of 62 years against a monthly...

GM plant workers unhappy, seek better separation deal

General Motors, the American automobile manufacturer, which has been planning to shut down its plant at Talegaon, Maharashtra, is facing resistance from its employees....

200 journalists to be vaccinated in special drive in Sikkim

Recognising the journalists of the state as frontline workers, the Government of Sikkim is organising a special vaccination drive on May 19. Under this...

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...

Tamil Nadu banks to operate for shorter hours

While the country struggles to breathe amidst the new corona virus wave, due to the shortage of oxygen, the banks have started reducing the...

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...

Unemployment rises to 10.72% from 9.81% in a week’s time

Unemployment rate in rural India has been steadily rising. The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) had reported the unemployment rate as being 7.21...

POSCO agrees to some demands, plant operations to resume

Work at the plant of South Korean steel company, POSCO, in Maharashtra, was disrupted by protestors who agitated outside the plant, asking for their...

Maharashtra signs MoUs, to create over 23K jobs, become data-centre hub

The Government of Maharashtra has signed various memoranda of understanding (MoU) with 15 national and international companies in a bid to bring in investments...

Maharashtra tries to help its jobless workers, sets up portal

In an attempt to fill the gap created by the migration of workers from the urban areas to their villages, the Skill Development Department...

133 hospital employees booked in Solapur, for absenteeism

While India is witnessing a steady rise in the number of coronavirus cases, Maharashtra seems to be the most affected state at the moment, with...

Demand for closure of all Delhi govt offices for 7 days

The Delhi Government Welfare ASsociation has met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with a demand that all government offices in Delhi be closed for a...

Coronavirus: IT firms evacuate offices in Pune

With the number of COVID-19 cases rising in Pune, employees of many organisations in the Rajiv Gandhi Technology Park in Hinjewadi have been allowed...

Five-day work week for Maharashtra Government employees on the cards

Employees working for the Government of Maharashtra, who presently get only second and fourth Saturdays off every month, may soon be able to enjoy...

LIC posts 1753 vacancies

An online preliminary examination will be conducted by the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) to shortlist candidates for the posts of apprentice development officers (ADO),...

Maharashtra government to grade performance of its 7.5 lakh employees

Although the new reviewing system will not disincentivise the average or poor performers, it proposes public recognition and rewards for ‘sukarmis’ or the good performers

Around 22000 skill development centre workers unemployed in Maharashtra

Of the 7500 skill-development centres in the state, only 2322 are functional.

Government officials in Maharashtra to be at par with corporate executives

The KRA programme aims to analyse the performance of employees and also make them capable of multitasking, like their private-sector counterparts

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,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Why employees are equally responsible for lack of work life balance

While cribbing about the lack of work–life balance, many employees don’t think twice before blaming their bosses, work or organisations for the same. It is...

Ramendrajit Sen bids farewell to HPE after 9-year tenure

After almost a decade’s successful tenure at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Ramendrajit Sen, VP-HR, global head of HR for computer business, has called it...

AI, ML, cybersecurity jobs available at JP Morgan Chase, India

JP Morgan Chase is all set to hire talent in the areas of data engineering, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning(ML), cybersecurity and cloud computing....

Alibaba lays off 10,000 as part of cost-cutting measures

To reduce costs, Alibaba, the Chinese tech major, has let go almost 10,000 employees. This is the Company’s response to poor sales and the...

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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...