Tag: Social Media

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

‘Don’t comment on Musk deal on social media’: Twitter directs employees

After Elon Musk’s legal team conveyed to the US securities that they would want to opt out of the $44 billion deal of acquiring...

Chinese after-school tutoring firm was forced to lay off 60,000

New Oriental Education, the after-school tutoring service provider of China, had to lay off 60,000 people in 2021 due to the restrictions imposed on...

J&K Bank suspends staffer for inappropriate social-media reaction to CDS’ death

Jammu and Kashmir Bank recently suspended the employment of one woman employee because of her inappropriate reaction to the death of Chief of Defense...

How about using social-media influencers to attract talent?

Social-media influencers are not just promoting brands on their pages these days, but also jobs. Companies which require talent in bulk, such as BPOs,...

Alibaba fires manager accused of sexual misconduct

A manager at Alibaba has ended up losing his job following a complaint of sexual misconduct filed against him by an employee. Two other...

What do recruiters look for in social media profiles?

Artificial intelligence (AI) to sort through resumes, competency-evaluation tests, zoom calls and so on, are slowly becoming indispensable tools for hiring managers across the...

WFH option for all Facebook employees

Facebook will allow all its employees to work remotely, with effect from June 15, 2021, if they so wish and if their work can...

Covid+ PNB employee gets to work with oxy support, claims refusal...

A branch of the Punjab National Bank in Bokaro was witness to a unique drama wherein a manager, Arvind Kumar, who was battling COVID,...

Zomato, Swiggy start inoculation of delivery partners

Zomato and Swiggy, the food-delivery platforms, have launched COVID-19 vaccination drive in India for their delivery partners. Swiggy had announced on social media that it...

J&K government to verifiy social-media accounts of new hires

The Jammu and Kashmir administration wants to verify the social-media accounts of its new hires, for which it wants them to submit all the...

Presence at US Capital riots cost many their jobs

When videos showing rioters storming the US Capitol surfaced on social media, little did some of the rioters know that their companies would terminate...

Labour Code 2020: Should WhatsApp be used to issue salary slips?

In the draft proposal for the new labour codes, which is up on the public domain for feedback, it is proposed that all salary...

Use of social media at work may result in pay cut...

In Tana River County, Kenya, the Governor Dadho Godhana issued a memo on Monday, 4 December, 2021, stating a set of regulations for the...

4 reasons why HR approves social media-verified CxOs

It is not just celebrities, politicians and journalists that use social media as their mouthpiece of choice, corporate bigwigs too have rapidly carved a...

SBI employees face disciplinary action for criticising the Bank

State-run lender, SBI, recently circulated a letter sent to the chief general manager of all circles, warning of action against employees who criticise the...

Opinionated posts on social media may work against job seekers

If job seekers are found to have posted strong opinions on social media on controversial subjects, their chances of being hired are drastically reduced....

Disciplinary action against Assam Government employees for expressing political views on...

In the wake of so many protests and demonstrations by the people in Assam, Director of Elementary Education of Assam Government is circulating a...

Amidst anti-CAA protests, MNCs advise employees to work from home

The protests and demonstrations against the controversial and much-debated Citizenship Amendment Act, have brought to halt normal life in many place. Many organisations had...

Why Indian companies shy away from using social-media to assess culture...

There are various parameters on which candidates are assessed before employers finally decide to hire them. One such parameter is ‘culture fit’. Yes, while...

A gentle nudge can boost productivity

Developed by Richard Thaler, a 2017 Nobel laureate, ‘nudge’ is a concept in behavioural economics, which uses positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions to influence...

Why public shaming of candidates is just not acceptable

We have all heard of disgruntled candidates taking to social media and ridiculing a company for not having a great candidate experience. They express...

Adfactors PR plans to train 600 employees in digital marketing and...

Many organisations today are trying to build future capabilities in their employees, and the public relations (PR) space is no different. Adfactors PR has...

Facebook all set to achieve diversity goal

Social-media giant, Facebook, will double the percentage of women in its workforce by 2024. The Company will also double the number of Black, Hispanic,...

Hola Ola! Hope all’s well

These days, it's common for companies to release videos on how great it is as a workplace. Clearly they want to attract best of talent...

Cases against government employees for posting comments against CM

About 12 employees of the State Government of Kerala and about 106 others have cases registered against them for posting offensive comments and videos...

Bajaj Auto’s ‘Flying Start Leadership Programme’

Bajaj Auto is leading the change by staying ahead of companies in the industry. How? From its innovation labs, it is tenaciously generating ideas...

Employees of Jet Airways receive job offers on social media

Realising that almost 23000 employees of Jet Airways may be rendered jobless, many businesses have posted job offers for them. About a 100 pilots, 200...

Social media protocol for employees

The personal life of employees is their business, but when this personal life is exposed to the world through social media, it no longer...

Macleods Pharmaceuticals, NDTV suspend employees for insensitive remarks

Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company, Macleods Pharmaceuticals suspended its medical representative, Riyaz Ahmed Wani, who called the Pulwama terrorist attack a ‘surgical strike’ on Facebook. The...

Do employers buy sob stories on social media?

Last week, we stumbled upon a post in a popular social-media networking site for professionals. This is how the post read: - “I was sacked...

Your digital footprints can make or break your career

Your online profile and what you post on social media is of interest to your present and future/potential employers.

LinkedIn goes faster and lighter with its enhanced app — Lite

LinkedIn Lite Android App is fast, reduces data usage by 80 per cent and is built to run smoothly and offer faster access, even on lower-end smartphones.

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.

Why are enterprise social networks ineffective?

Employees must be able to fearlessly criticise any policy or view without being censured or admonished.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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77% employees in services sector working virtually: Report

With more and more employers having to consider the remote working model for their workforces, most need to first find out which are the...

Indefinite strike call by Puducherry electricity dept staff

Puducherry’s Department of Electricity is witnessing protests from its engineering staff and other employees. The workers have all gone on an indefinite strike to...

Change of guard in Adani’s HR leadership

Jayant Kumar has taken charge as the new CHRO for ACC and Ambuja Cement, which is now part of the Adani Group of companies....

2.25 lakh applicants, including engineers, postgraduates, for 91 peon posts

Thousands of graduates and postgraduates, including some PhD holders were amongst the 2.25 lakh applicants who were hoping to land a job as peon...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...