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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...

Deutsche Bank to shut 200+ branches , 350 jobs at risk

Deutsche Bank’s retail banking sector plans to close 200 branches over the next two years. This means, about a 100 branches of Deutsche Bank...

Google in the dock for forcing Black tech co-lead to resign

Over 1,400 members of Google’s workforce have come together to protest the firing of Timnit Gebru, technical co-lead at the technology company’s ethical artificial...

Will terminating underperformers safeguard the remote working setup from toxicity?

The pandemic has led to a majority of the workforce working from home. With remote working come several challenges, most of which revolve around...

GVK-EMRI to stop ambulance service, lays off 1000 employees

About 650 employees from the 1000-strong workforce of GVK-Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) have been served termination notices quite unexpectedly, on September 11. Apparently...

The trend of garbing layoffs as restructuring

There has been a trend for companies, be it small organisations or big, to lay off people in the name of restructuring. While companies...

Fixed-pay contract staff cannot be terminated without inquiry: Gujarat HC

A ruling by a two-judge HC bench states that charges cannot be levelled against employees working on fixed-pay contract without a proper departmental inquiry. The...

150 asked to resign at HDB Financial Services, based on performance...

HDB Financial Services has asked almost 150 employees to resign following a performance review. However, the employees who were asked to submit their resignations...

Fareportal fires employees, Govt seeks clarifications

Despite notices issued by the Maharashtra government that employers should refrain from laying off employees during the lockdown, US-based travel company, Fareportal, has gone...

Offboarding process for those terminated

Resignations can be of two types, voluntary and involuntary. In the former, employees leave on their own for various personal reasons. In the latter,...

Google terminates employee for leaking official documents to media

Taking strict action against its employees for violating company policy and participating in activism at work, Google has terminated one employee and sent two...

Employees stage protest against Ford India for terminating a co-worker

An employee, who was terminated for misconduct at Ford India’s plant at Sanand, Gujarat, happened to be a union leader too, and therefore, his...

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...

Pregnancy costs Netflix employee her job

An ex-employee of Netflix has filed a lawsuit against the Company, wherein she accuses the American media services provider of terminating her after she...

Contractual employees on sick leave can’t be sacked: Delhi High Court

Alliance Air did not renew the contract of its air hostess, Chitra Sharma, who was on sick leave due to back pain.

Ricoh India shows the door to CFO and COO; CEO’s resignation...

They were held responsible for having caused grave loss to the company and its stakeholders.

When layoffs become inevitable: The painful story

Loss of job is undoubtedly an emotional time when people feel alone, scared and vulnerable. It is important for an employer to smoothen the termination process, show compassion and empathy and re-instate trust. The employees must see the decision as a necessity for business rather than a witch hunt!

Executive presence: What is it? How does one get it?

The second most important leadership skill in order to be promoted to the top is executive presence, according to a recent survey from Gartner. A...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Employee complains, Facebook being probed for racial bias

A Black employee and two Black job applicants have accused Facebook of racial bias in terms of hiring and promotions. The US Equal Employment...

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London-based Tide to hire 300 for Hyderabad, 50 for Gurugram office

Tide, the British digital business financial platform, plans to increase its India headcount by 350 skilled professionals in 2021. It hopes to expand its...

Many corporates willing to bear vaccine cost of staff

Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Accenture India will bear the cost of vaccines for their eligible employees and their family members. Others such...

Docs to anganwadi workers — strikes across India

Doctors at the Kerala Medical College Hospital will be on strike today, that is, March 3 in protest against the non-clearance of their dues....

How organisations can get the best out of RPO

What worked in favour of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is the quick transition to flexible means of delivering work last year. Obviously, technology played...

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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...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...