Tag: Trade union

Trade union fears LIC’s IPO will cause job losses

With the Government set to sell its stake in Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), the trade unions fear that the initial public offering (IPO) could...

In case of mass retrenchment of white collars

Large-scale white-collar displacement at middle and senior levels is a relatively new phenomenon and that too without the safety net of trade unions. Here is what one should do to safeguard oneself.

Is Amazon hiring again after letting go 10,000 globally?

It hasn’t been long since Amazon announced its intention to lay off 10,000 from its global workforce. Now, media reports seem to suggest that the...

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Hiring activity recovers to pre-festive level, says reports

The Indian job market bounced back to its pre-festive levels in November. As per a leading job portal, country’s premier job index, emerged at...

Hirect fires 40% workforce as part of strategic changes

As part of organisational restructuring and strategic changes in its business model, Hirect, a chat-based direct-hiring platform for startups, has laid off 40 per...

‘Work from office 4 days a week’: Snapchat to employees

Snapchat has asked its employees to come in to office for 80 per cent of the time, that is, four days a week. The...

In the age of specialists, how important are transferable skills?

Transferable skills, also known as ‘core skills’ or ‘soft skills’, are developed by people over time. These skills not only add versatility to an...

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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...