Tag: Workforce

Cars24 lays off 600+, 6% of workforce

Over 600 employees from the currently 9,000-strong workforce at Cars24 have been laid off. The six-year old used-car marketplace has let go about six...

How happy is India’s workforce?

It’s a well-established fact that happy employees are more productive, and it’s not because they spend more time at work, but they achieve a...

Permanent remote work for 90% of Zerodha’s workforce

Zerodha, an online stock broking platform, has announced that it will allow most of its employees to work remotely either from their homes or...

What’s prompting the Indian workforce to resign?

It is estimated that around 86 per cent of professionals in India are planning to resign from their job in the next six months....

Moneyboxx plans to double its workforce by 2023

Moneyboxx Finance or Moneyboxx, an NBFC that provides small ticket-based loans to micro and macro businesses has announced that it’ll hire 300 new employees...

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...

MoEngage’s workforce strength crosses 500, will hire 300 more this year

MoEngage, the leading insights-led customer engagement platform, has managed to achieve a workforce strength of over 500 in the past year or so. "We had...

Why Bharat Serums & Vaccines needs more women in its sales...

Ensuring gender equality at the workplace is one of the biggest challenges for any organisation. While many companies are struggling to have equal representation...

77% of HEM Agarbatti’s workforce comprises women

HEM Agarbatti, a company that manufactures and exports incense and home aroma products, has 70 per cent women in its workforce. Most of its...

Vistara to expand its workforce to 5, 000 by the end...

Vistara, the Indian full-service airline has announced that it will be expanding its workforce to a total of 5, 000 employees by the end...

Mphasis partners with BITS Pilani to upskill IT workforce

Leading Indian multinational information technology services and consulting company, MPhasis, has partnered with BITS Pilani’s Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) division. Through this collaboration,...

NYC issues new return-to-work rules for vaccinated workforce

The New York State Department has released new guidelines for healthcare workers and other essential workforce who have tested positive for Covid-19 and are...

Wells Fargo delays employee return to office indefinitely

In view of the growing threat of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, American multinational banking company, Wells Fargo, has decided to delay...

Mirchi goes digital, upskills creative workforce in 3 steps

Mirchi, India’s leading radio station, has been one of the top employers in the field of entertainment in the country. Formerly Radio Mirchi, the...

Celonis to expand India operations, hire 1,000 for its workforce

Celonis, the German process mining company, with 16 offices worldwide, is gearing to expand operations in India, where it presently has a 50-strong staff. The...

How Lenovo’s ‘ASAP’ trains its workforce for new vertical

Lenovo, one of the leaders in electronic products, has been expanding its presence in India over the years. As part of its continuous evolution,...

UFlex’s internal academy to ensure upskilling of workforce

The packaging industry is one of the few exceptions that saw growth during the pandemic. As people started to rely more on delivery systems...

Ola Cars to expand workforce by 10,000, begin operations in 100...

Expanding into the vehicle commerce business, Ola Cars has revealed its plan to hire 10,000 employees in the coming 12 months. The Company will...

Tesla may have to produce race, gender details of workforce

Days after Tesla ended up paying $137 million in damages to a former employee who accused the car manufacturing company of racial discrimination, the...

PwC makes WFH permanent for 40,000 employees

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the multinational professional services network of firms, has announced that it will have 40,000 employees from its US workforce working from home...

Marico launches hybrid work framework for its workforce

To allow its employees to enjoy better work-life balance, Marico, the Indian FMCG company, has announced a hybrid model of work for its Indian...

U GRO Capital to double its workforce and fulfil diversity agenda

U GRO Capital is expanding its operations across several regions in India, to be able to extend credit to more micro businesses. The Company...

Tulip tries a 4-day week with its workforce

Tulip, the cloud-based retail mobile solutions company, is all set to offer its employees more flexibility. The Company is of the belief that as...

Online financing marketplace, Biz2Credit, to hire 150+ techies

Biz2Credit, the online marketplace for small business funding, is all set to expand its technology team by taking on at least 150 people this...

ICICI Home Finance to add 600 to its workforce

ICICI Home Finance (ICICI HFC) is planning to hire over 600 employees pan India by December 2021. The recruitment is being planned to meet...

Unrest amongst Apple workforce?

Of late, many accounts of harassment, pay disparity, sexual and verbal abuse, retaliation and discrimination have come to the fore at Apple, along with...

How Jindal Stainless is leveraging tech to achieve its learning goals

Jindal Stainless (JSL), a big name in the steel-manufacturing industry of India, is revamping its learning function to prepare its workforce for the coming...

TCS aims to get 70-80 % of workforce back to office...

In a bid to move things closer towards pre-pandemic normalcy, Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has announced that the Company will working...

Fujitsu Consulting to expand team by 600 this year

The 4,500-strong workforce of Fujitsu Consulting will witness the addition of about 600 new people by the end of this year. The Pune-headquartered IT...

Mad Influence to double workforce by end of 2021

Mad Influence, India’s influencer marketing platform, is gearing to expand its business portfolio over the next couple of months. In fact, it is looking...

OkCredit to double workforce by FY-22, engage freelancers, interns

OkCredit, the Indian digital bookkeeping startup, is all set to double its 120-strong team over the next seven months. It is on the lookout...

Fixcraft to double its workforce by end of 2021

In bid to grow, Fixcraft, a new-age startup with full stack cloud-garage car servicing and after-sales car services, is planning to double its workforce...

Apple’s suppliers luring workers with attractive bonuses

Suppliers of Apple in China are prepping to meet the surge in demand that is anticipated following the upcoming launch of the iPhone 13...

Facebook staff to work from home till January 2022

Facebook has no plans to get its employees to return to office before January 2022. Earlier, in June, the tech company had said it...

[24]7.ai to add 1,500 to Hyderabad team, 3,500 to B’lore team

7.ai, the artificial intelligence (AI)-driven customer-engagement solutions company, is all set to add 1,500 people to its Hyderabad team and 3,500 people to its...

TresVista aims for 2000-strong team by 2023

TresVista, the consulting and outsourcing support firm, is growing steadily in strength. The firm has reached the 1000-employees’ mark in August 2021. It expects...

HDFC Bank to add 500 people to its 2,500-strong MSME vertical

HDFC Bank is gearing to hire 500 relationship managers as part of its plan to expand coverage to 575 districts. With this hiring, the...

Muvi to expand workforce by 50

Muvi, the OTT platform, with its headquarters in New York, is looking at hiring 50 people in 2021. It is looking to expand its...

Tredence to Hire 1000+ in Bangalore, Chennai, Gurugram

Tredence, leading data science and artificial intelligence (AI) engineering company, will add 1,000 technology professionals to its workforce over the next one year, to...

Medikabazaar to double its 600-strong workforce

Medikabazaar, the one-stop B2B platform for medical supplies, has announced that following the strengthening of its executive team, it will focus on expanding its...

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...

Quick Heal upskills 60% of its workforce annually

Quick Heal Technologies, the Indian cybersecurity software company, works in a very niche market. This makes it difficult for it to acquire 100 per...

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...

TCS hires 20,000, achieves headcount of 5 lakh

The workforce strength of Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) has managed to cross the five lakh mark, post the hiring of 20,000 people in the...

Apple insists on 3 days in office, staff seek resist

Not long ago, Apple had communicated its return to office policy to its workforce, requiring everyone to come into office thrice a week. However,...

iD Fresh Food to hire 500+, ensure diversity

iD Fresh Food, the fresh food company, is working to expand its workforce in India and abroad. It hopes to ensure more gender diversity...

Buckingham Palace hopes to be more inclusive and diverse

The British Royal Family’s annual financial report reveals that 8.4 per cent of its household staff belong to ethnic minorities. Buckingham Palace is working...

HFDC Bank to hire 500 techies

HDFC Bank, which has been struggling with frequent tech snags for a couple of years now, is now gearing up to do something about...

Special bonus, 75% hike in variable pay, for PwC India staff

After having paid a two-week one-time special bonus to its 15,000-strong workforce in the country in March 2021, PricewaterhouseCoopers India is now giving vouchers...

Exxon to cut 10% of jobs every year

Exxon Mobil Corp., the American multinational oil and gas corporation, will reduce its workforce across offices in the US, by five to 10 per...

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,”...

Poland gets new LTTS R&D centre, local engineering talent to be...

Larsen & Toubro Technology Services (LTTS), the global engineering services company, has launched its new engineering, research and development (ER&D) centre in Krakow, Poland....

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Unilever elevates BP Biddappa to CHRO, global home care

Unilever has elevated BP Biddappa to the position of CHRO of the global home care business. Prior to this elevation, Biddappa was the global...

33% reservation for women in outsourced jobs in Karnataka government

Things are looking up for women in the job market across India. Down south, the Government of Karnataka has reserved 33 per cent of...

Calcutta HC sacks education minister’s daughter, asks her to return salary

A petition was filed by a candidate, Babita Sarkar, at the Calcutta High Court, claiming that her candidature was set aside in favour of...

‘Time to create digital leaders”: Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra at IFTDO World Conference and Exhibition

‘Strategies for an agile work culture’ was the central theme of the HR World Conference that took place at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The International...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...