Tag: Twitter

Twitter employees may only receive half their annual bonus

Amid economic downturn, Twitter communicated to its employees in an email that they will receive only half of their annual bonus. The Company has...

Former Twitter employee turns out to be a spy

Ahmad Abouammo, who used to work as a manager at Twitter, was found guilty of spying, money laundering, conspiracy and fraud. He has been...

Twitter to restructure business, no company-wide layoff planned

Twitter employees have been really worried about their future, what with Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla, first announcing his intention to take over, his keenness...

‘Don’t comment on Musk deal on social media’: Twitter directs employees

After Elon Musk’s legal team conveyed to the US securities that they would want to opt out of the $44 billion deal of acquiring...

Twitter cuts 30% of staff in TA department

After momentarily pausing hiring activities this year, Twitter has now further made a call to fire 30 per cent of people as part of...

Elon Musk’s first interaction with Twitter staff on 16 June

Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla, will address the employees of Twitter for the first time since his bid to acquire the social-media company earlier this...

Twitter workforce hates Musk, reveals engineer in video

A video that has gone viral shows a senior engineer from Twitter, Siru Murugesan, talking about how Twitter openly censors right wingers and conservatives....

Twitter decides to freeze hiring

After Uber, it is now Twitter that is imposing a hiring freeze. In an internal memo, Parag Agrawal, CEO, Twitter, has announced this momentary...

Musk to acquire Twitter, employees fear layoffs, future

Employees of Twitter have been experiencing a lot of uncertainty ever since talks of a takeover by Elon Musk have been on. While Musk is...

Twitter to reopen office from March 15

Twitter has decided that it will reopen its offices as the impact and cases of COVID 19 has declined in the last couple of...

Twitter CEO, Parag Agrawal, to receive US$ 1 mn as annual...

Parag Agrawal will succeed Jack Dorsey as CEO, Twitter. The IIT-Mumbai graduate, who had joined Twitter in 2011 and has been serving as chief...

Facebook staff to work from home till January 2022

Facebook has no plans to get its employees to return to office before January 2022. Earlier, in June, the tech company had said it...

Twitter gets compliance officer for India

Twitter has taken on an interim chief compliance officer for India and will take on two more executives to handle compliance, given India’s new...

Twitter gets new grievance officer for India

Jeremy Kessel, global legal policy director, Twitter, has been appointed as grievance officer for Twitter in India. He has replaced Dharmendra Chatur, who quit...

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.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Why Sennheiser encourages employees to specialise in their roles

One of the main reasons for attrition is the lack of professional development and growth. Stagnation is a situation that employees are in a...

A resume printed on a cake?

A job applicant in the US has taken innovation to another level by sending an edible resume to a prospective employer. Karly Pavlinac Blackburn,...

DGCA to hire at least 400 people

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which serves as India’s aviation watchdog, is running short of hands. Not having hired for over eight years...

A peep into the leisure life of an HR leader

‘Life beyond Work’ in three words - Helping others - Being with family - Spirituality Passion beyond work I belong to a family that was uprooted during the Kashmir...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

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