Tag: Silicon Valley

Flipkart adds 3 fulfilment centres in Karnataka, creates 14,000 jobs

Flipkart has added three additional fulfilment centres in Karnataka to further strengthen its supply-chain network in the state and meet the growing demand of...

Apple engineers struggle with cost of living

With hiring quality talent becoming more of a challenge for Apple with each passing day, the Company may be seriously looking to decentralise. Apparently,...

Google is redesigning its workplaces for hybrid working

Google employees may soon enter their offices to find ‘team pods’ instead of the usual desks and meeting rooms. Since the future of work...

Silicon Valley braces itself for post-lockdown situation

The hub of Indian entrepreneurship abroad, the Silicon Valley in the US, is bracing itself for a post-pandemic situation across the country. The number...

‘Zero drag hiring’: A common practice, but not a good one

‘Zero drag hiring’ is a discriminatory way of hiring people without any responsibilities, that is, unmarried and childless people with no family obligations. Whenever...

Free snack to attract and retain talent in Silicon Valley

A study suggests that free snack offerings not only attract and retain employees but make them engaged and productive.

Trouble at Google’s Nest: Employee files complaint: CEO resigns

The project manager, who was fired for slating the CEO on social media, has filed a legal suit in retaliation. Meanwhile, the CEO, Tony Fadell has also put in his papers.

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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How effective are HR practice groups in tackling specific workplace priorities?

Creating HR practice groups can be an effective way to tackle specific and cross-functional HR priorities. It involves grouping employees with similar expertise and...

Twitter has 2300 working employees, after mass layoffs

According to CNBC reports “Twitter’s full-time headcount has dwindled to approximately 1,300 active, working employees, including fewer than 550 full-time engineers by title. Around...

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...

Year-end bonus checks delayed for google employees

In a change in functioning, Google has postponed the distribution of its year-end bonus checks to employees, which is unusual for the company as...

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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...