Tag: Tom Currie

Pokémon Go makes a man quit his job

Tom Currie of New Zealand has quit his job to take a two-month trip around the country in his quest to catch all the creatures in the game.

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...

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15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

Google fires head of mental health and wellbeing

The tech sector has experienced layoffs in the last quarter of 2022 and this trend has continued into 2023 with the announcements of significant...

Employees posted to difficult regions are entitled to additional HRA: Manipur HC

The Manipur High Court recently stated that a central government employee is eligible for extra HRA if they keep their family at their previous...

EPFO may amend pension scheme

The Ministry of Labour and the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) are planning to re-examine the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) so that it becomes...

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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...