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Walmart to increase minimum employee wage for its hourly employees

On Tuesday, Walmart announced that it will increase pay for its hourly employees, showing that there is still a high demand for front-line workers...

Flipkart employees benefit from $700 mn one-time cash payout

Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart’s announcement benefits at least 25,000 present and former employees with its one-time cash payout of 700 million-dollars, according to sources. This...

PhonePe and Flipkart split to allow the fintech company to go...

One of India's largest digital payments platforms, PhonePe announced their separation from Flipkart on Friday in preparation for their foray into public funding. Flipkart Singapore...

Tesla bans wearing of union logo, US Board calls the prohibition...

The National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) in the US has termed Tesla’s restriction imposed on factory workers — prohibiting them from wearing wear t-shirts...

Walmart introduces new abortion policy

Walmart has introduced a new abortion policy wherein it will cover the cost of abortion cost for employees, when there is a health risk...

Sudeep Ralhan appointed CHRO, Upstox

After leading the people agenda for Walmart Global Tech India for over four years, Sudeep Ralhan has joined Upstox as chief people officer. At Walmart,...

Walmart to expand workforce by 50,000 in the US

Walmart is gearing to hire 50,000 workers in the US in about a month’s time. The American retailer is reportedly hiring workers for its...

100% placements at IIM Kozhikode

The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) reported 100 per cent placements at the final placements week, and that too just three days into...

Fully vaccinated Walmart employees no longer need to mask up

Starting immediately, the fully vaccinated staff working at any facility of Walmart or Sam’s Club need not mask up, unless the local laws mandate...

50% cut in paid leave for COVID-positive staff at Walmart

Employees of Walmart in the US who need to self-isolate or have tested positive for COVID-19 will now only get a week’s paid leave...

Walmart to expand InHome service in the US, hire 3,000+ drivers

Walmart is gearing to enhance its home delivery facility, for which it needs more drivers in its already 100-strong fleet. It plans to hire...

Walmart organises hiring event to take on thousands in supply chain

In the month of September, Walmart announced it would be hiring 20,000 permanent associates in its supply chain business to fulfil the surge in...

Walmart to call its corporate employees back to office by November...

Walmart has asked its employees to return to offices from November 8, 2021. The Company, after operating remotely for a large portion of the...

Walmart to hire 1,50,000 to handle festive season rush

Walmart to hire 1,50,000 store employees ahead of the festive season. It will take on at least 1,25,000 workers at its warehouses and for...

$1 hike in pay for 5.6 lakh Walmart employees

Amidst the acute shortage of labour in the retail space in the US, Walmart has announced a raise of minimum one dollar in hourly...

20,000 may be hired by Walmart to meet holiday season demand

Walmart is looking for candidates to fill the roles of order fillers, freighter handlers and other supply-chain positions at its over 250 delivery and...

Maryann Xu elevated as CPO at Walmart, China

Walmart has elevated Maryann Xu as the SVP & chief people officer for Walmart China. She will lead the HR function at the retail...

Flipkart adds 5000 jobs in Gujarat

Flipkart, the e-commerce platform, has added four additional supply chain facilities in the state of Gujarat, which will add about 5,000 direct and indirect...

Target follows a similar move by Walmart, announces debt-free education benefits...

Target, the global retail company has joined the likes of Walmart, Taco Bell and Walt Disney in providing undergraduate certificates and associate degrees to...

Walmart to pay $125 mn in disability discrimination case?

Marlo Spaeth, a Walmart employee with Down syndrome, was terminated after 16 years of service. Following this, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

Flipkart, ShareChat, to buy back ESOPs

Flipkart, the e-commerce company, is thinking of buying back employee stock options (ESOPs) worth almost $125 million, while it works on raising funds. This isn’t...

7.4 lakh Walmart employees to get free phones

Walmart has announced that it will give its over 7.4 lakh US staff free Samsung phones by the end of 2021, to enable them...

New guidelines from CDC leads to Walmart, Costco relaxing mask rules

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the national public health agency of the US, has issued fresh guidelines with regard to COVID protocols....

Chithra Thomas appointed HR head at Tesla India

Tesla has appointed its new country HR leader, Chithra Thomas. With 18 years of experience in HR backing her, Thomas has moved from Reliance...

As a retention strategy, Walmart to shift hourly workers to full-time...

In a bid to retain employees, Walmart Inc. will shift more of its US workforce to full-time positions. The retailer expects at least two-thirds...

Over $700 mn will go towards bonuses for Walmart staff

Walmart, the American multinational retail company is paying its employees bonuses which collectively amount to over $700 million. This comes as a compensation for...

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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Geetika Mehta is Ananta Capital’s new group CHRO

Ananta Capital has roped in Geetika Mehta as group chief human resource officer. An alumna of XLRI, Jamshedpur, Mehta began her HR journey with Mondelez...

Sandeep Nainwal appointed head of people, Revolut India

Sandeep Nainwal is now head of people, Revolut India. He moves to the India arm of the UK-based fintech company from Flipkart, where he...

Year-end bonus checks delayed for google employees

In a change in functioning, Google has postponed the distribution of its year-end bonus checks to employees, which is unusual for the company as...

General Motors CEO and executives sued by employee union for failure to pay court

The employee union of the General Motors plant in Maharashtra's Talegaon has filed a lawsuit against the company's global CEO, Mary Barra, and other...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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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...