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Twitter to hire new Africa team, set up office in Ghana

Twitter is all set to expand its team in Africa. It plans to set up its first product and engineering team in the continent,...

‘Air India’s social-media policy violates Fundamental Right’: Pilots to chairman

The union further stated that the policy, unlike social media policies adopted by several other employers, does not even attempt to draw a distinction...

J&K government to verifiy social-media accounts of new hires

The Jammu and Kashmir administration wants to verify the social-media accounts of its new hires, for which it wants them to submit all the...

Mphasis’ gamified social-referral programme wins a gold

Mphasis has won an award for its talent acquisition strategy. The IT solutions company was awarded a gold by the Brandon Hall Group, for...

GoAir suspends trainee pilot over objectionable social-media behaviour

Standing by its zero-tolerance policy, Go Air, the budget airline, had sacked a trainee pilot for posting objectionable comments on Twitter. The airline had...

Disappointed Facebook staff protest CEO’s inaction, boycott work

The staff of Facebook expressed their disappointment in their CEO, by taking the day off work on June 1 and virtually walking away from...

Twitter CEO defends employee against online harassment

Twitter had flagged US President Donald Trump’s tweets pertaining to mail-in voting as misleading. This led to the social-media site’s head of site integrity...

ShareChat slashes 101 jobs to cut costs

ShareChat, the Bengaluru-based regional social-media platform, laid off 101 employees on May 20. The Company, which is backed by Twitter, has made this move...

Twitter allows employees to work from home indefinitely

Twitter has also joined the likes of Google and Facebook, which are amongst the companies that have extended their work-from-home policies till 2021. The...

Coronavirus: Nike closes European HQ, Twitter staff to work from home

With new cases of coronavirus coming to light in the Netherlands, and an employee testing positive for COVID-19, Nike has temporarily shut its European...

Vistara CCO defends employee on social media

Setting an example to all leaders, Sanjiv Kapoor, the chief commercial officer of Vistara Airlines, defended his employee against a customer’s complaint. Recently, a flyer...

HRD Ministry orders linking of social-media handles

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has ordered that the Twitter/Facebook/Instagram accounts of all higher-education students should be linked with the accounts of the...

Social media protocol for employees

The personal life of employees is their business, but when this personal life is exposed to the world through social media, it no longer...

Huawei employees punished for tweeting blooper

When two employees of Chinese phone maker, Huawei, decided to use their iPhone with a roaming SIM card to send a new-year message at...

CMO Leslie Berland to also lead HR at Twitter

Besides, Jennifer Christie from Amex has joined in as VP-HR.

Twitter’s CHRO and VP-diversity bid farewell

The social media company’s VP of diversity and inclusion, Jeffrey Siminoff, is expected to leave the company by February end, while it’s CHRO, Renee Atwood has already quit.

Twitter’s Bengaluru development centre to shut; layoffs in sight

Twitter has apparently decided to discontinue its global engineering work at its Bengaluru development centre and is laying off some employees.

Twitter acquires real-time performance management tool Peer

Peer is modelled around what works in other feedback systems, using the context of meetings to prompt for timely, continuous feedback.

Millennials are serious about their social responsibility

Nothing is ‘usual‘ about 2021, so it is not surprising that many leaders have started examining their own approaches to managing people, leadership, and...

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...

Greeks protest against labour reforms

Athens witnessed thousands of Greeks protesting against the Government’s planned labour reforms. The protest marches and strikes saw overwhelming participation with at least 10,000...

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Amanpreet Singh takes over from NV Balachandar as VP- group HR, Ashok Leyland

Amanpreet Singh Bhatia, the current VP – group HR, Hinduja Group, will take over as president & head-HR, Ashok Leyland. Ashok Leyland has decided...

Uber to expand Bengaluru, Hyderabad tech & product teams by 250

Uber is on the lookout for sharp engineering talent in India that can help the Company come up with solutions for its mobility and...

Amazon to expand workforce in Italy by 3,000

Amazon, which had a 9,500-strong workforce across 50 locations in Italy, will soon expand its team by about 3,000. It plans to hire about...

Government jobs only for locals in Ladakh

The Ladakh Employment (Subordinate) Service Recruitment Rules 2021 notification has decided to reserve jobs in Ladakh exclusively for locals. For any job seeker to get...

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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...