Tag: policies

How Thoughtworks is trying to impact the industry with gender &...

With a 4000-strong workforce in India, Thoughtworks, a global technology company, has launched a gamut of programmes to transform itself as a more diverse,...

Apple updates employee-conduct policy, prohibits discrimination based on caste

Apple has come up with a first-of-its-kind employee-conduct policy that prohibits discrimination based on caste. While the policy was already in place about two...

Shriram Housing Finance aims to improve women’s representation at workplace

Shriram Housing Finance, the affordable housing company, has launched the ‘SHeFirst’ programme to improve the representation of women at the workplace. Under this programme,...

32% leaders in India compared to 28% globally vote for flexible...

Technology should be used to enable productivity and performance, while the management should focus on enabling culture. This seems to be a key takeaway...

Singapore will adjust foreign worker policies

The Government of Singapore will make adjustments in its foreign worker policies with an aim to resolve the issue of competition for jobs among...

Workplace vaccination drive to include staff and dependents: Centre

The vaccination drives at private workplaces can cover the employees as well as their family members, according to a new directive from the Union...

How to tackle workplace consumerism

Employees are consumers who are their own brand and with technology bringing information at their fingertips, what has emerged is an empowered workforce that...

Uttar Pradesh to create 1.1 million jobs by amending policies in...

With millions of migrant workers roaming around without jobs in Uttar Pradesh, the state government is planning to amend the UP Food Processing Policy...

Concerns about job security, workplace policies grew during pandemic: Survey

With remote working becoming the new normal, the survey by TimesJobs, titled ‘HR managers & Remote working’ could not have been better timed. As...

McDonald’s sued for not addressing sexual harassment cases

A lawsuit has been filed against Mc Donald’s by its employees in a Michigan court, alleging that the fast-food chain takes no action in...

Consensual or not, relationships at work are best avoided

There was a time when romance and affairs in the workplace used to be taboo. However, nowadays they have become acceptable albeit with certain...

Google will change the manner of handling sexual misconduct cases

Google has committed to changing the way it handles sexual misconduct cases, following its workforce staging a walk-out from its offices across the globe...

ExxonMobil hikes pay for CEO, CFO, senior VPs

Exxon Mobil Corp XOM.N has decided to raise the base salaries — that make up 10 per cent of overall compensation — of its...

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35% of TCS workforce comprises women

TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) is the leader in the second edition of the top 10 employers of women in the country, released by Burgundy...

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...

Hiring activity grows 27% in Nov., reaches pre-festive level: Report

The Indian job market bounced back to pre-festive levels in November. As per a leading job portal, the country’s premier job index emerged at...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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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...