Tag: Social Media

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.

How coaching leaders through the tumultuous times ahead will make your...

While the last 18 months of the pandemic have been both heart breaking and incredibly challenging, we are about to enter an even more...

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Government staff in Andhra Pradesh unhappy with PRC recommendations

Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma has assured government employees in Andhra Pradesh that they will not face any cut in their salaries post implementation of...

India Inc. still to become truly inclusive: Survey

Where do Indian organisations stand in terms of readiness for LGBTQ+ inclusion? How do members of the LGBTQ+ community feel at their workplaces in...

Tesla’s VP-people quits, joins Handshake as chief legal officer

Valarie Caspers, VP-people at Tesla, has moved on and joined Handshake — a job- search platform for college students — as chief legal officer....

Nupur Nagpal named new CHRO at Myntra

Myntra has announced the appointment of Nupur Nagpal as its new CHRO. In this role, Nagpal will lead the human capital function at Myntra,...

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“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...