Tag: Retail

6% increase in hiring in purchase/logistics/supplychain

It is true that the market for jobs is tough, especially for talent in the software, hardware and telecom domains, with hiring dipping by...

Omuni reduces workforce by 35%

The retail SaaS platform owned by Shiprocket, Omuni has done away with at least 60 employees as part of a restructuring plan. According to...

32,000 jobs in BFSI, M&I, retail, telecom amidst rising festive-season demand

With the festive season fast approaching, there has been a 23 per cent hike in the April to August period in staffing requirements, as...

What jobs can AI replace?

Organisations today are investing heavily to ensure their employees are at the top of their game. They are restructuring work environments, adding more benefits...

Will Amazon lay off 17,000?

It is true that Amazon had plans to reduce the size of its workforce. However, the number of job cuts may be more than...

Hiring trends most positive in the insurance & BFSI space: Report

The hiring trends have been positive across many industries in October 2022, compared to October 2021. There has been 93 per cent growth in hiring...

IIFL Foundation partners with Indian Army & REACHA to skill youth...

IIFL Foundation has launched a retail skill-development programme in collaboration with the Indian Army and REACHA, a non-government organisation, to train 180 youngsters and...

TRRAIN & RAI collaborate to implement DE&I policies in retail

Trust for Retailers & Retail Associates of India (TRRAIN), which is a public charitable trust, has tied up with the Retailers Association of India...

Apple hiring in India; retail stores in Mumbai, Delhi soon

Apple is gearing to open its retail stores in India, as is evident from its hiring. Now that the pandemic is on its way...

Walmart to call its corporate employees back to office by November...

Walmart has asked its employees to return to offices from November 8, 2021. The Company, after operating remotely for a large portion of the...

What’s the hiring outlook for the retail sector this festive season?

The festival season is always the time for more shopping, and hence, calls for a ramp up in business activity, particularly in the retail...

Darwin Group to employ 1.5 lakh in each state as part...

Amidst the pandemic, the Darwin Platform Group of Companies (DPGC) had launched its massive employment scheme in May 2021, as part of the Group’s...

Doula benefits for Walmart staff

Walmart has introduced a doula benefit under which employees in Georgia can avail of doula services, up to $1,000 per pregnancy. Doulas are trained...

Vaccination drive by Samsung, Vistara, Embassy Group, Cars24

Corporates across the country are doing their bit to safeguard their employees and their dependents by facilitating inoculation. Samsung India has organised on-site vaccination camps...

Reliance Retail appoints Shathi Sharma as VP-HR

Shathi Sharma has joined Reliance Retail as the vice president – HR. Prior to this role, she was the CHRO at Dixcy Textiles, an...

Express Stores looking to hire and expand

Express Stores, which recently raised seed funding of Rs 8 Crores, led by venture capital firm Venture Highway - founded by Neeraj Arora ex-Whatsapp,...

Travel and recreation employees 3.8 times more likely to switch sectors

With the pandemic causing flights to be grounded and international borders to be sealed, the travel, recreation, aviation and hospitality sectors have been the...

AT&T to cut 3,400 technician and clerical jobs in the US

American multinational telecommunications company, AT&T is considering laying off more than 3,400 technicians and clerks in the US. The American wireless carrier has shared...

Can the retail industry weather this storm and avoid job loss?

Like many other sectors and industries, the retail industry is facing a tough time due to the lockdown and coronavirus scare. There are over 15 lakh...

Spencer’s Retail designs practices to enable its first-level employees

Spencer's Retail has managed to forge a great relationship with its staff, enabling them to continuously perform better, even while setting a clear path...

Coles to repay underpaid managers, will shell out $20 million

Coles will be shelling out a whopping $20 million in repayments to its managers, who were being underpaid for the last six years. The...

Retail sector will create 1.66 lakh new jobs in FY20: TeamLease...

According to the 'Employment Outlook Report' by staffing firm, TeamLease Services, the retail sector alone will witness a two per cent rise in employment...

Apple’s global HR head will run retail too

Deirdre O’Brien, who heads global HR at Apple, will now also lead the retail division. She will be taking on the responsibilities currently being...

Walmart offers its employees a college degree for $1 a day

Retail giant, Walmart, which recently took over Flipkart, has unveiled a new associate education benefit programme for its employees in partnership with Guild Education. The objective is to train and educate workers to advance in the jobs of today and be ready for the future.

Double digit increment expected for pharma, retail, ITES, A&M, consumer goods...

The average salary increase across sectors is expected to be 9.7 per cent in this fiscal, 6 points less than the actual figure of last fiscal.

Small-town Indians more employable than those from the metros

The study forecasts an overall increase of 14.5 per cent in the hiring intent in 2016, as well.

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Singapore introduces flexible work guidelines

In Singapore, fresh measures are on the horizon for workers, as they gain the right to request four-day work weeks, increased work-from-home opportunities, and...

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Kerala IT firms opt for long tests over traditional hiring methods

Discarding conventional hiring methods, information technology (IT) firms in Kerala are going for tests suited to the modern digital era, to gauge the suitability...

Noventiq to hire 500 for AI team; opens office in Bengaluru

Noventiq, the IT solutions and services firm, has launched a new office in Bengaluru, to serve as a hub for its projects, both domestic...

Globant SA embraces full remote work policy for its 30,000 employees

Globant SA, an IT and software development company, led by Martin Migoya, CEO, is charting a unique course in the post-pandemic work landscape. In...

Why male allies are key to gender parity

The tide is turning. The glass ceiling, once a formidable barrier, is starting to crack. But this shift isn’t driven solely by the relentless...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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