Tag: superannuation

Compassionate appointment is not a right

When an employee dies, his/her dependent is given a job only as a concession, to help sail through the crisis that the family would...

Extension post superannuation — Why and how?

It is not uncommon to find senior employees being granted extension after superannuation, especially in public-sector undertakings. The general notion is that PSUs value...

9,00,000+ Telangana govt employees to get salary hike

All government employees of Telangana will receive increments and will also have their age of superannuation raised, as per an announcement made by the...

Historical virtual send-off for Railways staff amidst pandemic

For the first time in the history of the Indian Railways, 2,320 employees who superannuated on July 31, were given a virtual send-off. Amidst...

Retirement age of employees will remain 60

The Government has clarified that the retirement age of employees will remain 60, and that there is no proposal to bring it down to...

48% HR in the US most worried about updating skills as...

Did you know that the biggest challenge for HR professionals in terms of hiring and retaining talent, across companies in the US, is training...

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Disney announces layoffs as part of cost-cutting measures

Entertainment giant Disney is laying off 7,000 employees as part of a cost-cutting strategy to address the challenges the company is facing. CEO Bob...

Infosys terminates hundreds of freshers

Indian IT giant, Infosys, has reportedly terminated hundreds of freshers in recent months after they failed an internal fresher assessment (FA) test, according to...

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...

The risks of ‘gig economy’ in the Philippines

The World Bank's economic update for the Philippines in December 2022 warned of the growing informality in the labour market, with an increase in...

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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...