Tag: Retail

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.

Top 9 sectors to offer highest appraisals in FY16

Pharma will be biggest gainer with expected average salary hike of 12.1 per cent.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Old Pension Scheme: Disgruntled Punjab govt staff hold massive protest rally

To express their dissatisfaction with the recently-released notification for the restoration of the old pension scheme (OPS), a rally was held in Punjab by...

Chinese woman works as grave keeper; enjoys work-life balance

A young Chinese woman, who carries the surname Tan, has taken up a unique job, where she says she enjoys peace, an ideal work...

International students in Canada can work over 20 hours a week outside campus

Till 31 December 2023, international students in Canada will be allowed to take up work outside their campuses for over 20 hours a week....

Amazon India summoned by Labour Ministry over unethical layoffs

The Union Labour Ministry has reportedly sent a notice to Amazon India seeking an explanation with regard to the retrenchment of employees without serving...

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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...