Tag: preference

Millennials and startups: A match made in heaven

Celebrated evolutionary biologist, Dr Richard Dawkins often says, “The Why questions are just silly!” He was referring to how people ask, ‘Why does life...

Online vs offline recruitment practices: Which is better?

Recruitment methods have undergone a sea change in recent years. Even though online video interviews have been around for a while now and are...

Green card norms to be overhauled, preference to foreigners based on...

The US President is expected to propose a new immigration system, which will give preference to foreigners based on merit, unlike the current system...

Diversity walking on a thin line

Men in India Inc. are becoming increasingly insecure. And why won’t they —not only has corporate India opened its home and heart for women...

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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Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

In India, there is no dearth of incidents pertaining to exploitation of domestic helps. However, things seem to be moving in the right direction,...

Meghalaya cabinet approves mental health policy

To address the rising issues of mental health and social care, the Meghalaya cabinet approved a policy on 30 November through collaborative engagement with...

Zeon Lifesciences to upgrade plant, boost production, create more jobs

Zeon Lifesciences, an Indian nutraceutical and herbal products manufacturing company is upgrading its plant in Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh. The objective is to boost...

Hirect fires 40% workforce as part of strategic changes

As part of organisational restructuring and strategic changes in its business model, Hirect, a chat-based direct-hiring platform for startups, has laid off 40 per...

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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...