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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. 

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Achievement of even the smallest of milestones should be celebrated

Employees surely do work hard. After all, they do give priority to their job for at least seven to eight hours every day. Therefore,...
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How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

A cognitively diverse workforce is also a highly engaged one

The importance of hiring candidates who fit into the organisation’s culture is a topic that has been discussed by HR professionals for ages. Organisations...

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TripAdvisor plans to layoff 200

Close on the heels of the layoffs at Oyo, the online travel information providing company, TripAdvisor, is also planning to downsize. About 200 employees...

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