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H-1B visa norms amended, priority for higher wages, skills

The US has amended the H-1B visa selection procedure of deserving candidates with priority being given to candidates who have higher wages and better...

MassMutual’s Hyderabad capability centre hiring actively

Mass Mutual, the US life insurance company, will invest Rs 1,000 crore on its first offshore global capability centre, in Hyderabad. The Company, based...

Amazon to spend $2 bn on economical housing in the US

For the next five years, Amazon is set to invest over $2 billion to build affordable housing in the US cities of Nashville and...

Cornell Johnson’s 2020 MBAs secure highest salaries despite pandemic

Cornell Johnson Graduate School for Management, is one of the top 25 schools in the US that reported salary and bonus growth despite the...

Workforce rehaul at Coca-Cola, 2,200 to be laid off globally

Coca-Cola Company, the American multinational beverage firm, is set to reduce its global workforce by 2,200. In the US itself, it will let go...

HGS to hire 3,200 by May 2021

Having bagged some great deals and with many more in the pipeline, Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS), which is a BPO under the Hinduja Group,...

Layoffs at ING, Nike & ESPN

Dutch bank, ING, will lay off 1000 employees by 2021 and shut its offices in South America and Asia. Nike also revealed its intention...

Bonuses for ByteDance employees in India, amidst pandemic and TikTok ban

Beijing-based Chinese internet technology company, ByteDance, has announced cash bonuses to all its eligible staff, which is good news for its 2,000 strong workforce...

US to spend $150 mn to train locals for H-1B jobs

Looks like the number of Indian tech experts and others who move to work in the US on H-1B visas will soon start dwindling....

Proposal to hike minimum wages of H-1B

The US Department of Labour has suggested increasing the minimum wages of H-1B visa holders. A proposal to this effect was submitted by the...

Infosys to step up local hiring in the US

Indian multinational information technology company, Infosys, will hire 12,000 workers in the US, locally, by 2022. By stepping up efforts in that direction, the...

Exemptions announced in H-1B and L-1 travel ban

Indian IT professionals and those working in the healthcare sector in the US will be relieved with the recent exemptions announced in H-1B and...

More changes in visa regime, bad news for Indians in US

If the revisions and suggestions proposed by the Department of Homeland Security in the US are implemented, Indians dreaming of working there may be...

US suspends foreign work visas, frees up 5 lakh jobs

By suspending foreign work visas till the end of 2020, the US has put Indian IT professionals at a disadvantage, even while freeing up...

AT&T to cut 3,400 technician and clerical jobs in the US

American multinational telecommunications company, AT&T is considering laying off more than 3,400 technicians and clerks in the US. The American wireless carrier has shared...

Willis Towers Watson faces lawsuits for misleading shareholders

The acquisition of Willis Towers Watson by Aon has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The former is facing a minimum of...

IBM cuts jobs across the US

International Business Machines (IBM) has reportedly laid off thousands of employees across the US, irrespective of age, tenure and seniority. While the exact number...

51,000 jobs lost in oil industry

March 2020 witnessed over 51,000 people losing their jobs in the auxiliary businesses associated with the oil industry, in the US, such as those...

H-1B visa extension allowed by US government

With countries sealing their borders and international flights being grounded, many professionals from other countries have been stuck in the US during the pandemic,...

Silicon Valley braces itself for post-lockdown situation

The hub of Indian entrepreneurship abroad, the Silicon Valley in the US, is bracing itself for a post-pandemic situation across the country. The number...

OYO: No job cuts in India, but furloughs in the US

OYO has officially announced that while the Company will go ahead with furloughs and temporary leaves in the US and some other markets, no...

US President urged to suspend H-1B visa programme for the year

US Tech Workers, an American body representing the technology workers of the country, has written to President Donald Trump to suspend H-1B visas for...

Only one Indian company in Top 20 Companies to Work for...

Only one Indian company features in this year’s top 20 places to work for in the US, and that is, the Indian multinational software...

Expanded UBIT law repealed in the US, big win for social-service...

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) won a massive victory when the US Congress repealed a section of a 2017 law that required...

Indian Gen Zs are keen on learning rather than stability at...

The employers of today are familiar with Gen Z— a generation born between 1996 and 2010. Though many of them are still aged around...

No work ban for spouses of H-1B visa holders for the...

Bringing much relief to Indians in the US, a US court has decided not to reverse the 2015 rule that allows spouses and relatives...

Wipro creates hundreds of jobs in the US

Indian multinational informational technology company, Wipro, will soon be offering about 200 jobs in the Richmond area, where it has now set up an...

Why indian Gen X are not slackers

Being the youngest of three boys and 11 years younger to my eldest brother, clearly my parents planned to have a third child very...

Huawei expected to lay off hundreds of employees in the...

Chinese multinational technology company, Huawei Technologies, plans to cut jobs extensively in the US as it has been struggling to handle business following its...

Green card norms to be overhauled, preference to foreigners based on...

The US President is expected to propose a new immigration system, which will give preference to foreigners based on merit, unlike the current system...

Unemployment in the US dips to 3.6%, lowest in 50 years

According to the US Bureau of Statistics’ (BLS) monthly jobs report, the US gained 263,000 nonfarm jobs in April. This indicates a 67,000 increase...

Infosys blames H-1B visa rejections for attrition

Infosys, the Indian multinational company, holds the high rate of visa rejections last year responsible for its poor employee retention. With US visa rules...

TCS cleared of anti-American bias charges in its hiring process

A California jury has finally cleared the charges leveled against the Indian multinational IT services provider, TCS, of discriminating against local American employees and...

Samsung, LG sued over US employee anti-poaching agreement

A civil lawsuit was filed last week, accusing Samsung and LG of agreeing to avoid poaching each other's US employees.

More layoffs at IBM

The company is also relocating a few employees to offices in India and Costa Rica from the US.

The influence and impact of beliefs

One story that has left an indelible impact on me is that of a baby elephant, chained to a tree to prevent it from...

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...

Abu Dhabi’s HRA and EGA come together to boost employment

In a perfect example of meaningful cooperation between the public and private sectors, Abu Dhabi’s Human Resources Authority (HRA) has entered into an agreement...

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Why are self-managed teams the need of the hour?

India continues to lurk in a stage where collective technical prowess in a team is a far-fetched idea. This can, however, be overcome. Self-managed...

2-month lockout at Toyota Kirloskar Motor plant ends

Operations at the Bidadi plant of Toyota Kirloskar Motor have resumed after two months of agitation by the workers, which had forced a lockout....

Toyota Kirloskar Motor, GoI collaborate to skill youth

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) will collaborate with the Government of India, to skill youth and equip them with relevant skills that will make them...

Salesforce leads $15 mn Series C funding round of Indian startup, Darwinbox

American cloud-based software company, Salesforce, has invested in Indian developer of HR software, Darwinbox. This is the first time Salesforce.com is investing in India. Darwinbox,...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

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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...