Tag: post-COVID hiring

Importance of culture fit in post-COVID hiring

Hiring has continued virtually for many organisations across sectors, with candidates settling in to working from home. With no clarity on how long it...

Severance package costs $640 million for 18000 laid off amazon employees

Last month, Amazon laid off over 18,000 employees and, as a result, the company incurred a cost of $640 million in severance packages in...

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UAE firms enroled their employees in job loss insurance scheme

A job loss insurance scheme took effect on January 1, 2023 in the UAE, and many companies have registered their employees for it. The...

Intel implements pay cuts; CEO to take 25% cut

It hasn’t been long since Intel announced the layoff of about 340 people in California. And now, it is reportedly resorting to pay cuts....

Mass Layoffs: The blame game between HR & business heads

The recent mass layoffs across industries that have taken the labour market by storm are a cause of concern. Not only have they added...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

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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...