Tag: Smartphones

900 laid off at Xiaomi amidst revenue drop

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has laid off about 900 people, affecting about three per cent of its over-32,000-strong workforce. The reason is the...

Hardship bonus for Xiaomi India staff

The 60,000 employees of Xiaomi India are in for a hardship bonus of half-a month’s salary. The smartphone manufacturing company will also cover the...

Does absence of mobile-first HR system mean zero engagement?

The increasing number of smartphone users has changed the manner in which organisations choose and implement HR systems. Our country has reached a state where...

Anganwadi employees to get smartphones

The Delhi government will be providing smartphones to its Anganwaadi workers. This is expected to increase control over the 10,752 Anganwaadi centres enabling adequate...

Employee surveillance may become more invasive

Very soon employers will be able to keep track of their employees at all times by getting them to use an app and fitness...

Smartphones reduce productivity says a study

Performance is directly proportional to the distance between smartphone and the worker.

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Will global companies offshore cheap labour amidst a slowing economy?

With uncertainty around  economic conditions mounting with each passing day and markets slowing down, globally, companies are experiencing a dip in revenues. Naturally, this...

Oman’s labour ministry takes action against private sector company

The Ministry of Labour, through its subsidiary the Directorate General of Labour in Al-Dhahirah Governorate, has taken decisive action against a private sector company...

UAE firms enroled their employees in job loss insurance scheme

A job loss insurance scheme took effect on January 1, 2023 in the UAE, and many companies have registered their employees for it. The...

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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“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...