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New Zealand to change immigration rules temporarily

With an aim to fill labour gaps, the Government of New Zealand has decided to relax immigration rules and double the numbers in the...

Senior executives at Ola Electric put in their papers

Ola Electric, the electric mobility company has been witnessing a spate of resignations over the past 24 months. Close on the heels of Ranjit Kondeshan,...

Job seekers can stay in Germany for 6 months to hunt...

The job-seeker visa for the Country is a long-term residency permit, which allows applicants six months to hunt for a job, and grants them...

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...

Delay sought in implementation of wage hike for hiring H-1B workers

It is not just Indian talent that may lose out on job opportunities in the US, due to the hike in wages brought about...

What’s a perfect team size?

The two-pizza rule, made famous by Jeff Bezos, founder, Amazon, suggests that if two pizzas cannot feed a team, then the team is too...

New rules for foreign workers in Saudi starting March 14, 2021

All major restrictions that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia used to impose on foreign workers have been lifted, as modified labor policies come into...

Pawan Setty joins Visa as HR-head, APAC  

Visa has brought on board Pawan Setty as the head-HR, for APAC, to oversee the technology side of the business. In his previous position,...

Visa, Mastercard, American Express staff to continue WFH for rest of...

Visa and Mastercard have also joined the list of fintech companies that are comfortable with their employees working from home. The global payments network, Visa,...

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,...

Infosys will hire 18,000 freshers from the campuses

The 229,000 strong workforce at Infosys, the technology company, will soon see an addition of 18000 freshers. The Indian software exporter will be hiring...

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...

H1-B visa cap of 65000 attained in less than 10 days

According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the congressionally- mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for 2020, has already been achieved in less...

USCIS proposes H-1B visa selection process reversal

The number of H-1B visas approved will begin to decrease if the policy change favouring advanced degree holders for visas in the US comes...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

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1000s of employees protest for raising wage & regularisation demand: Punjab

On Sunday, a large group of state government employees, including contract, outsourced, and regular employees, gathered outside the Sangrur deputy commissioner's office to protest...

Ford, Gemini, Innovaccer, and Inmobi lay off employees

Gemini Gemini, a US-based crypto exchange, announced that it will  let go of 10 per cent of its employees. The reason given for the layoffs...

Future Generali India gets Reena Tyagi as CHRO

Reena Tyagi has joined Future Generali India Life Insurance as its new chief human resources officer. Tyagi has been a human resource professional for...

Prosus and its parent company join layoff spree

Dutch technology investor Prosus and it's South African parent company, Naspers, has announced that they will be cutting up to 30 per cent 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...