Tag: Russia

Russian president bats for more women in traditionally male-dominated spheres

Russian President Vladimir Putin is all for more women joining the labor force, and that too in the areas that are traditionally dominated by...

Ericsson to axe 10% of jobs in Sweden

As part of global cost-cutting measures, Ericsson, the telecom networking company is set to reduce its 14,500-strong workforce in Sweden by 1,400. That means,...

Starbucks shuts stores in Russia, will pay staff for 6 months

Close on the heels of McDonald’s selling its restaurants in Russia to a local licensee, who has begun a rebranding exercise, now Starbucks is...

2,000 to lose employment as Nokia suspends activities in Russia

About 2,000 employees are going to be rendered jobless as Nokia has decided to pull out of the Russian market. In an official statement posted...

Non-working week in Russia; COVID-19 infections on the rise

Starting October 30, Russia will be going into a non-working week to control the rapid spread of COVID-19 infections in the country. President Vladimir...

Former SoftBank employee accused of spying

Police in Japan have arrested a former employee of SoftBank for spying for Russia. The employee in question has been accused of stealing proprietary...

Transgender employee wins lawsuit against employer

Anastasia, a Russian transgender woman in her early 40s, has filed a lawsuit against her employer for firing her after she underwent a gender...

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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’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...

Boeing faces lawsuit over alleged discrimination and harassment

After a lengthy career at Boeing spanning several decades, Rachel Rasmussen has filed a lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit asserts that Boeing employees...

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Apple discards electric car project; will lay off/move employees

Apple has shelved its autonomous electric car project. That means, hundred of employees working on the project will lose their jobs. Some employees from...

“Hybrid working is an accepted mainstream working model,” Pankaj Lochan

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act For us, the top priority in 2024 will be to develop new...

Fisker addresses liquidity concerns, announces 15% job cuts

Fisker, the electric vehicle (EV) startup, announced a workforce reduction of at least 15 per cent, citing insufficient resources to meet its needs in...

Amazon India introduces WINS to empower women with night shift opportunities

Amazon India has introduced the Women in Night Shifts (WINS) initiative at one of its major Sort Centres in Haryana. WINS aims to establish...

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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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