Tag: reducing headcount

33% CEOs in India have imposed a hiring freeze: Report

With the fear of recession having gripped organisations worldwide, the focus on hiring freezes has increased. In fact, 33 per cent CEOs in India...

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...

Ola starts laying off; 1,000 to be rendered jobless

Ola, the ride-hailing platform has shifted focus to its electric vehicles (EV) business and to the manufacture of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. The Company has started...

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Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

Bangladesh Government to review salary for garment workers

The Bangladesh government is preparing to evaluate the minimum monthly salary for garment workers. The Department of Labour, under the Ministry of Labour and...

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...

Has Apple violated US Labour Laws?

A US labour agency’s investigations have revealed that the workplace policies at Apple do not encourage employees to discuss their working conditions. The National Labour...

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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...