Tag: WalMart

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...

Walmart, ConocoPhillips to lay off employees

Walmart, the American retail company, is planning to cut 1,241 jobs at its New Jersey and Arkansas units in 2021. This move is expected...

Walmart announces pay raise for employees

Walmart, the American multinational retail company, will give its 165,000 employees a pay hike. As a result, many of its employees who were working...

Walmart offer $300 bonus to its hourly employees, will recruit 150,000...

Retail company Walmart, has announced cash bonuses to its full-time and part-time hourly employees in the US, for working amid the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Coronavirus and paid sick leaves: Walmart shows the way

Walmart, has announced two weeks of paid leave, in addition to its existing leave policy, for employees who fall sick or are isolated due...

Smriti Singh quits Flipkart as CHRO

After a short year-long stint as CHRO, Flipkart, Smriti Krishna Singh has stepped down. The news was revealed through an e-mail that was sent...

Walmart employee calls for protest demanding a stop to the sale...

After the recent mass shootings in the US, Thomas Marshall, an employee of Walmart, posted two internal memos, which were widely circulated within the...

Walmart’s cost cutting drive targets its pharmacy staff

Walmart, the American multinational retail company, is expected to lay off about 40 per cent of its senior pharmacists and also some new recruits...

Robots giving a hard time to Walmart employees

Walmart, America’s multinational retail company and also amongst its largest private employers, has introduced robots in its stores to carry out repetitive and un-productive...

Walmart offers education assistance programme to employees in Canada

Walmart, the retail company, has launched an education assistance programme for its full-time employees to attend an accredited college or university in Canada, with...

Walmart confident of Indian market potential

According to Flipkart CEO, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, Walmart has confidence in the Indian market’s potential and is confident that Flipkart will be able to handle...

Walmart to expand its technology group by 2,000

American multinational retail company, Walmart, is all set to recruit 2,000 technology experts in 2019 to support the expansion of its stores and online...

Amazon, Flipkart hire 1,20,000 temporary staff to deal with festive rush

With the festival season having already begun, Amazon India and Flipkart anticipate a deluge of online orders. To ensure timely and smooth delivery for...

Walmart patents tech tool to monitor employee performance

The retail company sees 'listening to the frontend' technology as a cost-cutting measure to improve employee efficiency in its stores. 

Walmart offers its employees a college degree for $1 a day

Retail giant, Walmart, which recently took over Flipkart, has unveiled a new associate education benefit programme for its employees in partnership with Guild Education. The objective is to train and educate workers to advance in the jobs of today and be ready for the future.

Walmart–Flipkart deal to create more jobs

Walmart has promised that its expansion in India will create jobs through development of supply chains, commercial opportunity and direct employment.

Culture Clash: Walmart revokes ban on workplace drinking after Jet.com’s acquisition

Jet reportedly had regular in-office happy hours, as well as at least one kitchen cupboard full of liquor, and employees sometimes drank at their desks

Walmart to take on Amazon with employees’ help

In a new arrangement, Walmart employees will deliver packages on way home from work.


Walmart to cut jobs: targets HR team

This time, as part of the restructuring exercise, the lay-offs are reportedly going to affect the stores’ large human resources department. 

Paying more to an unknown angel

Ironically, the less we know about potential hires and their propensity to contribute to an enterprise, there is a greater probability of them being incentivised in terms of rewards, remuneration and compensation!

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,”...

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,...

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“Revive daily/weekly incentive scheme”: Swiggy delivery personnel

Swiggy, the food aggregator has been witnessing protests by its dissatisfied delivery personnel. In Chennai, the delivery executives have been boycotting work seeking better remuneration. The...

ICCS to hire over 7,000 in the next 1 year

ICCS, the Indian BPO/BPM service company, is gearing to hire 7,000 people in the next 12 months. Its 6,600+ executives working out of its...

Salesforce India to hire 2,500

The cloud-based services company, Salesforce India is set to expand its workforce from its present strength of about 7,500, to about 10,000 by January...

National Career Service portal shows over 4 lakh vacancies

The Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE) has reported that the Government of India’s National Career Service (NCS) portal has about 4,82,264 active vacancies...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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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...

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

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...