Tag: Saudi arabia

Ex-Twitter manager gets 3.5 years sentence for spying

According to reports from Reuters, a former Twitter Inc. manager who was found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabia by disclosing user information several...

Filipinos back in Saudi workforce; minimum wage to be Rs 3.76...

Saudi Arabia is again calling back workers from the Philippines. The two governments had entered into a formal agreement on 13 September following which...

Former Twitter employee turns out to be a spy

Ahmad Abouammo, who used to work as a manager at Twitter, was found guilty of spying, money laundering, conspiracy and fraud. He has been...

For the first time ever, Saudi airline operated by all-women crew

Flyadeal, a budget subsidiary of flag carrier Saudia, has become the first ever airline in the history of Saudi Arabian aviation to fly with...

600 women trained to work at Saudi Arabia’s mosques

Saudi Arabia is empowering its women and how! Close on the heels of appointing women guards at Mecca and Medina, about 600 women have...

New Kafala system offers more mobility to foreign workers in Saudi...

The Kafala reforms have been implemented in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, offering more job mobility to foreign workers. The amendments to the old...

New rules for foreign workers in Saudi starting March 14, 2021

All major restrictions that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia used to impose on foreign workers have been lifted, as modified labor policies come into...

Saudi Arabia to replace kafala with new form of contract

Saudi Arabia is working towards replacing the kafala system with a new form of work contract between employers and foreign workers, which will protect...

Saudi Arabia to rely on experts to improve overseas hiring

The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources is considering hiring a consultancy to help improve overseas recruitment. The challenges faced while hiring foreign workers will...

Saudi Aramco lays off hundreds, mostly foreigners

Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian multinational petroleum and natural gas company, has begun to downsize by slashing hundreds of jobs, starting June 2020. This...

Saudi Arabia’s digital employment programme will generate 561,000 jobs

The Kingdom’s new online platform, Qiwa, will present all the existing employment services of the country, along with at least 70 new services on...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

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IBM misses cash target, axes 3,900 jobs

IBM is gearing to axe 3,900 jobs as part of an asset divestment exercise. The Company has been unable to achieve its cash target...

Geetika Mehta is Ananta Capital’s new group CHRO

Ananta Capital has roped in Geetika Mehta as group chief human resource officer. An alumna of XLRI, Jamshedpur, Mehta began her HR journey with Mondelez...

Ford, Gemini, Innovaccer, and Inmobi lay off employees

Gemini Gemini, a US-based crypto exchange, announced that it will  let go of 10 per cent of its employees. The reason given for the layoffs...

CFO highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies

The chief technical officer (CTO) is the second highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies. So, who earns more than a CTO? It is...

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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...