Tag: Siemens

How to break difficult news to employees

Companies often have to make difficult decisions. It’s not just announcing layoffs or salary cuts, but a policy change in the company related to...

Do we need specific stress or mental health leaves?

In October 2020, Urban Company erstwhile Urban Clap, the home services company, allowed its employees to take unlimited sick leaves, if they are mentally...

Siemens Energy to slash 7,800 jobs, cut costs, increase margins

Siemens Energy has revealed its plans to shrink its workforce by about 7,800 employees, with the majority of the layoffs to take place by...

Siemens Scholarship Programme 2020 – 21 opens for applications

Siemens has launched the 8th edition of Siemens Scholarship Programme. Based on the German model of Dual Education, the programme hones youth to become...

How layoffs can backfire

Layoffs are not really a strategy, but an option resorted to when a company is not doing well or in other words, when an...

Siemens to lay off 2,700 employees

With demand for renewable power increasing by the day, Siemens is experiencing low demand for gas turbines. Therefore, the Company plans to lay off...

‘Overqualified’ does not necessarily mean ‘smart’

An overqualified employee is as bright as a button, but is this button hanging loose and ready to fall? Highly educated people possessing a...

“In this era of change, the only differentiator for organisations will...

  More power to HR in 2019 In an era, where everything is changing, the only differentiator for organisations will be their ‘people’. Hence, it is...

Siemens quashes rumours of massive downsizing

The Company reveals plans to add 10,000 jobs in its Internet of Things unit by 2025.

Siemens to acquire Comfy

The smart automation app allows employees to take control of the environment — adjust lighting, book available rooms and desks, and share immediate feedback with teams.

Employees protest against Siemens’ proposal to cut 6900 jobs

The German government has pressed for a fair bargain so that both parties are satisfied.

Liberty Videocon’s HR head gets a business role

Jayesh Sampat, country head - HR has been elevated to the position of country head - HR, business operations & customer service.

How intelligent automation is reinventing the workplace

Organisations are ready to hire new set of recruits – not the millennials or Gen Z – it’s the smart machines and artificial intelligence. The new workplace will see humans and intelligent machines working in tandem.

L&T Infotech’s Ajoy Salve moves to Dimension Data as Head-People &...

At Dimension Data India, Salve’s primary responsibility will be to design and deliver strategies to create a culture of trust, collaboration, and ownership facilitating employees to accelerate their ambition.

How institution and industry can work in tandem

The transformation from a nation of skill dearth to skill surplus, requires some serious collaborative effort. Here is how:

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

Oyo to cut 600 jobs as part of organisational restructuring

Oyo is undergoing major restructuring, with some teams being merged and functions being integrated. The hospitality chain is letting go 600 employees, but is...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

Marico prepares to hire people with career breaks

Inspired by some real-time stories at Marico, the Company has come up with the Phoenix programme which focuses on giving an opportunity to people...

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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...