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Wipro to set up European Works Council

Indian technology services company Wipro has reached an agreement with employee representatives to set up a European Works Council (EWC). Wipro will be the first...

Wipro asks staff to work from office at least thrice a...

After Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which has asked 85 per cent of its employees to work from office at least three days in a...

96% Wipro staff to get hike from 1 Sept

Despite economic pressures in the last quarter, Wipro is giving annual salary increments to 96 per cent of its staff, with effect from September...

300 found moonlighting at Wipro, fired

Wipro has made it clear that it will not tolerate moonlighters in the organisation, by firing 300 employees who were found to be 'moonlighting',...

Rs 140 Cr. will be the annual salary of Starbucks CEO

Laxman Narasimhan, who moved from Reckitt Benckiser to Starbucks as the chief executive officer (CEO), will reportedly earn a salary of Rs 140 crore...

The industry is divided on the idea of ‘moonlighting’

‘Moonlighting’ in the tech industry has been a hot topic of debate. However, the debate has gathered steam after the tweet of Rishad Premji,...

Variable pay of Wipro’s managers, C-suite not released

Pressure on margins and supply-chain challenges are amongst the reasons why Wipro has decided to hold back variable pay of its employees. It is reported...

Women form 36.1% of Wipro’s workforce, 22.2% of board of directors

That Wipro is serious about its mission to make the organisation diverse and inclusive in every sense of the word is clear from the...

Abhijit Bhaduri to be part of talent, learning & insights team,...

Abhijit Bhaduri, who was once chief learning officer at Wipro from 2009 to 2016, has joined Microsoft’s talent, learning and insights team, at the...

Wipro adds more than 15,000 employees in Q1 FY 22-23

The results for the first quarter of financial year (FY) 2022-23 are out, and looks like Wipro has added more than 15,000 employees in...

Wipro announces 10% increment, to grant promotions every quarter

In an attempt to control attrition, Wipro, the Indian multinational software company has announced that most of its employees will receive a 10 per...

Wipro is expanding in Norway

As part of its expansion plan, Wipro is set to enhance its team in Norway, which is emerging as one of the most successful...

NITES files complaint, Infosys defends non-compete clause

A non-compete clause imposed on employees of Infosys has grabbed headlines recently. This clause prevents Infosys staff from working for any of its competitors...

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...

2 out of 3 Indian companies want a phased roll-out of...

The industry seems to be receptive to the four new labour codes that the Government is planning to implement in the near future, according...

Rs 3.5 lakh per annum for ‘project engineers’ at Wipro

Wipro is inviting applications from fresh engineering graduates for its fresher hiring programme, called the Elite National Talent Hunt. Those who do get selected,...

Eduvanz appoints Hanish Dewan as head-HR

Eduvanz, a digital fintech and non-banking financial services (NBFC) firm, has announced various appointments in its leadership team. Hanish Dewan will be head-HR and...

Cognizant records an industry high attrition of 33 per cent

The trend of high attrition rates seems to be uniform for IT companies in the third quarter. However, Cognizant, the US- based tech company,...

Wipro helps women professionals ‘Begin Again’

Wipro, the Indian IT major, has launched a new programme called ‘Begin Again’, which specially caters to women professionals re-entering their careers after a...

Wipro to take on 17,000 from campuses

The rising attrition has forced Wipro to ramp up its hiring plan. It now intends to increase its hiring. Earlier, Wipro had announced that...

Job opportunities at Wipro, TCS, SBI and FSSAI

Wipro has announced its Elite National Talent Hunt 2020 and 2021, to attract the best of fresh engineering talent from across India. The hiring...

Companies are hiring across the world

Hiring seems to be looking up, globally. In the US, FedEx is hosting a National Hiring Day this week, in Atlanta. The plan is...

Wipro’s senior ranks resume office today, others to work from home...

Starting today, that is, September 13, 2021, the leaders at Wipro will work from office twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, reveals a...

Why social interaction is essential to drive innovation

Although the pandemic introduced the idea of remote operation for many businesses, the general consensus is that most companies would prefer to adopt it...

Second increment for Wipro employees

Wipro will be giving merit salary increments (MSI) to all eligible staff up to assistant manager level and below, that is, Band 3 and...

Wipro will hire 400, invest $3mn in Arkansas

The Indian information technology multinational, Wipro, will open a new delivery centre in Sherwood, Arkansas, for which it will hire 400 people over the...

Board Infinity to expand team by 2,000 in 6 months

Board Infinity, the Indian higher education platform for students and early career professionals, is gearing up to expand its workforce by 2,000 over a...

Wipro ropes in GE Healthcare’s Rohit Vishal Gupta for global HR...

Rohit Vishal Gupta, who was CHRO – South Asia, Wipro GE Healthcare, has moved to Wipro in a global HR role. An alumnus of the...

Wipro to end WFH starting Sept., give hikes to junior staff

Come September, Wipro hopes to have all its employees working from office. Of course, the implementation of ‘return to office’ will differ from country...

Wipro to accelerate hiring, take on 30,000 freshers by 2023

In an endeavour to counter the increasing attrition level at Wipro, the information technology major is planning to hire more freshers, even as demand...

“Reinstate employee, pay back wages”: Court to Wipro

There was much cheer and celebration amongst members of the Karnataka State IT/ITeS Employees Union (KITU), when a Wipro employee who was forced to...

Wipro to give salary hike to 80% of its employees

On June 18, Wipro announced a salary hike for its employees which will impact at least 80 per cent of its workforce. The decision...

Vikas Dua appointed head – HR, IPG DXTRA

Vikas Dua joins IPG DXTRA, a marketing communications company, as head of human resources. A member of the board of advisors at HuddleUp and...

Infosys expands its ESOP programme to benefit lower-level staff too

Infosys, the Indian IT major, is planning to extend the Employee Stock Options Programme (ESOP) to a larger number of employees, including those in...

Do we need specific stress or mental health leaves?

In October 2020, Urban Company erstwhile Urban Clap, the home services company, allowed its employees to take unlimited sick leaves, if they are mentally...

Metros accounted for 86,000+ active job openings in April

Amidst the second wave of the pandemic that has taken the country by surprise, the top five metros —Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai—...

Major IT firms to hire 1 lakh freshers in 2021

With organisations across the globe investing more in technological upgradation and speeding up digital transformation, there has been a rise in demand for information...

Wipro to roll out bonuses, hikes, hire more

After posting excellent Q4 results, the best in ten years, employees at Wipro can look forward to receiving skill-based bonuses for domains, such as...

Freshers can expect 91,000 jobs from TCS, Infosys, HCL, Wipro

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, HCL Technologies and Wipro together plan to offer jobs to about 91,000 freshers from campuses in the next financial...

COOs of Wipro and Infosys to retire in 2021

Bhanumurthy BM, Wipro’s COO, will retire by June 2021 and UB Pravin Rao, Infosys’ COO will retire by December 2021. Having started his career in...

Wipro signs $700 million acquisition deal with Metro AG

In a $700 million IT partnership deal, Wipro has acquired German multinational company, Metro AG. As a result, around 1,300 employees from the company...

WFH for Wipro employees till April 2021

Wipro has extended work-from-home for its employees till April 4, 2021. About 98 per cent of the tech company’s workforce is already working remotely...

Ira Pradhan to lead D&I at Freshworks

Former corporate communications lead of Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India, Ira Pradhan, has joined Freshworks as leader-internal communications, diversity & inclusion, CSR. Pradhan has spent...

Wipro staff will work remotely till January 2021

Keeping in mind the safety of its employees, Wipro has decided to let its staff in India and the US work from home till...

80% Wipro staff to be promoted by December

Wipro is gearing to give promotions to 80 per cent of its workforce over the next three months, as part of its ‘employee interventions’....

Wipro fires staff in Bangladesh, calls it realignment exercise

Companies big and small have been resorting to layoffs and salary cuts to deal with the loss of revenue following the pandemic and related...

Wipro launches Office Shifts for the post-COVID workplace

Due to significant shifts in the ways of the workplace, in the post COVID era, organisations have had to rethink their manner of functioning...

Wipro accused of favouring South Asians & Indians in the US

Five former employees of Wipro in the US, have accused the Company of employment discrimination against people who are not of Indian origin or...

Wipro to utilise existing staff; defer campus offers, hikes, promotions

Wipro will be putting a stop to the hiring process for this financial year. It will instead focus on utilising the current staff effectively...

Voluntary attrition at Wipro drops to 15.7%, campus hiring doubles  

The Company’s local employee base in the US is now 70 per cent In the 2019-20 period, Wipro’s campus hiring is said to have more...

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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WB govt staff protest, demand DA hike

Employees of the West Bengal government have been seeking revision of dearness allowance as per the 7th Pay Commission. They held protests outside the...

Synchrony introduces regional engagement hubs for employee engagement

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Elon Musk slashes several employee benefits at Twitter

After the massive layoffs, the majority of the benefits that Twitter used to give its employees have apparently been reduced by Elon Musk. These benefits...

Amazon India summoned by Labour Ministry over unethical layoffs

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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