Tag: Startups

Highest salary of almost Rs 2 crore offered at IIT Madras

The placement drive at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) this year witnessed a record number of job offers. About 1,199 offers...

Salary for start-up CEOs goes up by 2.7%: Study

In 2022, there has been an increment of start-up CEO salaries by 2.7 per cent. Therefore, globally, the average salary of start-up CEOs has...

Coinbase to hire ‘hundreds’ by 2022

Coinbase, the cryptocurrency exchange, recently appointed Pankaj Gupta, as head of its India development centre. Immediately after joining in Bengaluru, not only will Gupta...

An app for self-employment in Uttar Pradesh, to encourage startups

January 24 was Uttar Pradesh Diwas, on the occasion of which, a new mobile app was launched to give a push to self-employment. Developed...

Delay sought in implementation of wage hike for hiring H-1B workers

It is not just Indian talent that may lose out on job opportunities in the US, due to the hike in wages brought about...

Next 6 months will see women being hired by 43% MSMEs

Startups as well as small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that were forced to reduce their workforce — rendering many women jobless — as part...

Swiggy feels the heat, employees to be laid off

Organisations, new-age startups in particular, have tasted the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, and the lockdown that followed. Most are now seriously finding ways...

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...

Good news for Central-Government employees

Employees of the Central Government may receive some good news this year in the upcoming budget. Their minimum wages under the 7th Central Pay...

Millennials and startups: A match made in heaven

Celebrated evolutionary biologist, Dr Richard Dawkins often says, “The Why questions are just silly!” He was referring to how people ask, ‘Why does life...

Budget -2019 spurts employment opportunities and encourages entrepreneurship

Budget-2019 is iconic in more ways than one. The presenter, Nirmala Sitharaman, has  joined a field that has been dominated by men for decades....

Infosys’ new design and innovation studio in London can accommodate 250...

Infosys, the Indian multinational IT services company, has opened a new Experience Design & Innovation Studio in Shoreditch, London, recently, which can accommodate about...

Boeing’s BUILD to help students soar high with their innovations

With the objective of encouraging innovation and skill development in India, Boeing, the American multinational company that manufactures aeroplanes, satellites and missiles, recently launched...

IIT Madras students bag 1,146 job offers, from 298 companies

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) witnessed a 15 per cent hike in campus placements this year, with students being made a total...

Facebook to mentor and support promising startups

At a recent summit hosted by Facebook, the social-media giant announced the India Innovation Accelerator programme. Within this programme, it will lend support to...

How these startups cultivate unique practices to retain talent

Casual fun and innovativeness combined with the required level of seriousness towards business can keep employees motivated, disciplined and loyal.

Hari TN: The unconventional HR thinker

Hari TN, the head of HR at Big Basket is now known as the start-up HR guy. This IITian and IIM graduate, spent long years at Tata Steel, first as an engineer and then in HR. He has also been through two mergers and acquisitions. He believes, in start-ups, jargons don’t count because one has to execute, perform and make things happen in real time.

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

Is Zomato laying off 4% of its workforce to cut costs?

Zomato, the online food-delivery platform is reportedly set to reduce its about 3,800-strong workforce by four per cent. That means, at least a 100...

Elon Musk is looking at hiring engineers from India

Twitter has been hogging the limelight for some time now. First, for its controversial and long-draw acquisition by Elon Musk and then by the...

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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...