Tag: Mark Zuckerberg

Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

Here’s what Meta is offering to its 11K severed employees

Sixteen weeks of base pay plus two additional weeks for every year of service, with no cap is what Meta, the parent company of...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

Meta’s contractual workers protest, seek fair contracts

With Meta, earlier Facebook, considering downsizing, many contract workers marched in protest at the Company’s headquarters. These unionised workers are seeking fair contracts. As per...

Following ‘capsule wardrobe’ like Jobs or Zuckerberg doesn’t prove anything

Are you also a fan of the ‘capsule wardrobe’ like many others across the world? Do you also believe in maintaining a collection of...

Mark Zuckerberg warns employees about repercussions of poor performance

In a weekly interaction with employees, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, which owns Facebook, has indicated that the Company will up the heat in terms...

Meta to reduce hiring of engineers

Expecting a recession, Meta Platforms Inc. has decided to hire lesser number of engineers than it had initially planned. Instead of 10,000 new engineers that...

How managers can keep proximity bias at bay amidst hybrid working

Globally, many tech firms have allowed their employees to work from home permanently even after the pandemic ends. A recent example is of Facebook,...

Facebook allows staff to continue WFH, hints at pay variability

Facebook is allowing its employees to apply for permanent work-from-home or remote working roles, with approval from their superiors or managers. The social- media...

Zuckerberg worries about ‘bullying’ while employees question company policies

In late May, President Donald J. Trump uploaded a post on Facebook against the Mayor of Minneapolis and calling him out for his alleged...

Disappointed Facebook staff protest CEO’s inaction, boycott work

The staff of Facebook expressed their disappointment in their CEO, by taking the day off work on June 1 and virtually walking away from...

Mark Zuckerberg losing popularity among employees

Employees at Facebook seem to like their CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, much less now. According to a survey by Glassdoor, for the very first time...

Does the CEO of Facebook earn only about Rs 70 a...

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, draws a salary of only one dollar annually, that is, about Rs 70. This has been his salary...

Facebook’s not-so-pleasing inside story through an ex-employee’s lens

Antonio Garcia Martinez, reveals in his book that Mark Zuckerberg is a tough boss and his company follows strict policing when it comes to women’s attires.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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ATS launches initiative for employee development & community growth

ATS has introduced a new program aimed at promoting personal and professional development for its employees and leaders. The goal is to foster strong...

Wipro fires freshers who scored low in internal test

About 452 freshers at Wipro were told that they had to leave because they did not score well in the internal assessment. These freshers had...

IBM misses cash target, axes 3,900 jobs

IBM is gearing to axe 3,900 jobs as part of an asset divestment exercise. The Company has been unable to achieve its cash target...

Maternity leave issues across the globe

In India, about 40 government doctors in the state of Tamil Nadu are being denied maternity leave and associated benefits. These doctors who went...

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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...