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Urban Company offers insurance cover of Rs 2 lakhs to service...

Urban Company, the tech-enabled home services marketplace, is offering a comprehensive health insurance plan for its service partners in India. As per the health insurance...

Urban Company sues protesting women workers

Online service-providing platform, Urban Company has sued a bunch of its women workers for protesting against a recently announced new policy. With this, these...

Uber appoints Divya Garg as head – HR, India & South...

Uber today announced the appointment of Divya Garg as head - HR for the India and South Asia (SA) region. Garg will be working...

Urban Company ropes in Uber’s Neha Mathur as SVP-HR

Urban Company, a tech-enabled home services marketplace, today announced the appointment of Neha Mathur as senior vice president, human resources. An alumnus of the Tata...

Do we need specific stress or mental health leaves?

In October 2020, Urban Company erstwhile Urban Clap, the home services company, allowed its employees to take unlimited sick leaves, if they are mentally...

New mental health leave policy for Urban Company employees

Under its new mental health leave policy, Urban Company allows its employees to take unlimited sick leaves, if they are mentally or physically unwell,...

Urban Company announces its third ESOP sale, over 180 employees eligible

Urban Company, formerly known as Urban Clap, has announced an employee stock sale worth US$5 million (Rs 37.5 crores), wherein employees will be allowed...

How Urban Company’s 27000 gig workers are making a comeback

During the lockdown, one set of workers, whose services were missed the most, were the plumbers, electricians and beauticians. These self-professionals are part of...

Urban Company: COVID-19 health insurance and income protection cover to all...

It’s not just the change in brand name that Urban Company has been in the news for recently. The Company, which is counted among...

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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100 British companies sign up for 4-day work week

The ‘4 Day Week Campaign’ started by a group — comprising academics from Oxford and Cambridge, along with experts from Boston College, US —...

YES WORLD to hire 600 globally, expand global utility services

Singapore-based cryptocurrency, YES WORLD Token, which is operated by YES WORLD Climate Tech, plans to hire 600 people globally. It is all set to...

Amazon may let go hundreds in India as it closes verticals

Amazon India is expected to render hundreds of people jobless as it winds up Amazon Distribution, its wholesale e-commerce website. The e-commerce company is...

Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

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“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...