Tag: WalMart

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. 

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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!

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Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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Employee Assistance Programme—the key to productivity and profitability

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...

HR humanoid, K2, for Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra, the digital transformation and business re-engineering services company, has introduced K2, the first human resource humanoid, at its Noida Special Economic Zone...

Google staff told to eschew Pride protests

Google has conveyed to its staff through an internal memo that Pride protests are a violation of the Company’s code of conduct, and therefore,...

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