Tag: SoftBank

Unacademy lays off 6,000 as part of cost cutting

Unacademy, the Indian edtech startup, has let go of about 600 employees from its almost 6,000-strong team — about 10 per cent of its...

Krish Shankar debuts as an author with ‘CATALYSE—Power up your people...

Krish Shankar, group head-HR, Infosys, has turned author with his debut book, CATALYSE—Power up your People Ecosystem. The book talks about the secret sauce to...

Work-from-office thrice a week for Flipkart staff

Come December, employees of Indian e-commerce firm, Flipkart, will return to office for three days a week. By then, the Company hopes to achieve...

Unacademy triples valuation to $1.45 bn; enters unicorn club

Gaurav Munjal-led Unacademy tripled its valuation to 1.45 billion after raising funds to the tune of $150 million from Masayoshi Son-led Softbank’s Vision Fund 2. The...

Livspace lays off 450; WeWork slashes 20% jobs

Bengaluru-based home design and decor startup, Livspace, has reportedly laid off close to 450 employees from its 2,800-strong workforce.  This news of layoff comes...

Former SoftBank employee accused of spying

Police in Japan have arrested a former employee of SoftBank for spying for Russia. The employee in question has been accused of stealing proprietary...

SoftBank offers $20 million to employees to buy stakes in second...

SoftBank, which invests in startups across the world, desires its employees to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund worth $108 billion. To make...

SoftBank appoints Hunt Partners for senior talent search

The mandate involves identifying and onboarding the right leadership talent in the Indian market.

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,”...

Return to office hasn’t been a good experience for Tesla employees

Recently, Employees at Tesla’s Fremont, Calif, office resumed working from the office full time after a long remote working arrangement. Since Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla...

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Kerala govt to roll out health insurance plan for its employees from July 1

The state government of Kerala has launched a health insurance scheme for its employees. Named as MEDISEP (Medical Insurance Scheme for State Employees), the...

This fintech startup tries to lure talent with hoards of benefits

Fi, a neobank that helps millennials manage their personal finances, is looking to double its workforce. The fintech company for digital natives has already...

Amazon’s robots to make work safer and easier for its employees

Amazon’s robots to make work safer and easier for its employees Proteus and Cardinal are two robots that are taking over some of the manual...

India Inc. believes that Agnipath Scheme will create a great talent pool for hiring

The Agnipath Scheme announced by the Central government has sparked widespread violence in various states of the country. While many people have expressed their...

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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...