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Swvl, MPL lay off employees citing drying funds, pandemic

The Dubai-based mass transit solutions startup, Swvl, will lay off 32 per cent of its workforce. The objective is to enhance business efficiency, reduce...

Apna app raises $70 mn in Series B funding

Apna, the app that helps Indian blue-collar workers find employment, has managed to raise funds to the tune of $70 million in a Series...

Staff-management solutions platform, PagarBook raises US$15 mn in funding

PagarBook, the staff-management solutions company born in 2019, has managed to raise funds of US$15 million in a Series A round, led by Sequoia...

Sequoia Capital invests in HR tech startup, Darwinbox

Sequoia Capital India recently led a $15-million round in Darwinbox, an HR tech startup based in Hyderabad. In this series B round, the Company’s...

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Govt employees to get hike in basic salary 

As per a report by Aaj Tak, the basic salary of central government employees is expected to be raised after the Holi holiday in...

Shiza Ansari is new head – HR, Shemaroo Entertainment

Shiza Ansari has been appointed head – HR, Shemaroo Entertainment. Her previous assignment was with BIC, the stationery company, where she was head of...

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...

Edtech unicorn, Physics Wallah, to expand team by 2500

Physics Wallah, the unicorn edtech firm is hiring at a time when other edtech firms are downsizing significantly. The Company intends to expand its...

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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...