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Notice period for senior pilots increased from 6 months to 1 year

Notice period for senior pilots increased from 6 months to 1 year

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 17 August 2017

During the notice period, neither shall the pilots refuse to undertake the flight duties assigned to them nor shall the employer deprive them of their legitimate rights and privileges with respect to the assignment of duties.

Attendant allowance for pensioners raised by 50 per cent

Attendant allowance for pensioners raised by 50 per cent

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 17 August 2017

The payment has been increased from Rs 4,500 to Rs 6,750 per month.

SBI undergoes restructuring: Reduces staff by 6622 and redeploys 10000

SBI undergoes restructuring: Reduces staff by 6622 and redeploys 10000

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Wednesday, 16 August 2017

The restructuring will save the bank Rs 1160 cr. every year

Vapasi: ThoughtWorks to help women developers return from a career break

Vapasi: ThoughtWorks to help women developers return from a career break

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 14 August 2017

The programme aims to remove the gender gap in the top levels of the IT developer community.

Change jobs but not your PF account

Change jobs but not your PF account

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 14 August 2017

Employees will no longer require to change or close their PF accounts when switching companies or jobs.

FITE moves to labour court against Tech Mahindra, Vodafone & Wipro

FITE moves to labour court against Tech Mahindra, Vodafone & Wipro

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 11 August 2017

FITE is working closely with the affected employees to ensure organisations take responsibility for their illegal actions and employees get their job back, since the beginning.

7th Pay Commission: ‘No’ further salary hike; allowances to be taxable for central government employees

7th Pay Commission: ‘No’ further salary hike; allowances to be taxable for central government employees

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 11 August 2017

The government has refused to meet the demand of central government employee unions who wanted the minimum pay to be raised from Rs 18,000 to Rs 26,000.

NSDC & Haryana Government organise placement drive for intermediates

NSDC & Haryana Government organise placement drive for intermediates

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 10 August 2017

Around 274 students trained on NSQF level 4, received job offers with salary packages close to Rs 2 lakh per annum.

Google fires engineer for highlighting gender gap issue and violating code of conduct

Google fires engineer for highlighting gender gap issue and violating code of conduct

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 09 August 2017

James Damore’s memo resulted in his ouster.

e-Emphasys doles out 20% increment to base level, average 12%

e-Emphasys doles out 20% increment to base level, average 12%

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 09 August 2017

The IT product firm’s increments are at par, and in some cases, even above the industry standards.

Flipkart Employees will get financial aid to fulfill their personal dreams

Flipkart Employees will get financial aid to fulfill their personal dreams

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 09 August 2017

The company believes that only happy employees can be more productive and in sync with company goals.

Kannada Development Authority asks bank employees to learn Kannada in six months or lose jobs

Kannada Development Authority asks bank employees to learn Kannada in six months or lose jobs

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 09 August 2017

Kannada made compulsory for employees working in nationalised, private and grameen banks in Karnataka.

HCL’s former CHRO, Prithvi Shergill to help build new HR tech businesses

HCL’s former CHRO, Prithvi Shergill to help build new HR tech businesses

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Tuesday, 08 August 2017

Shergill quit HCL in March and is now an independent consultant to breakthrough startups in the HR technology space.

Obituary: Fr. McGrath - a Guru, Philosopher and Guide

Obituary: Fr. McGrath - a Guru, Philosopher and Guide

S.Varadarajan | New Delhi | Tuesday, 08 August 2017

Fr. Edward Hugh McGrath, SJ, one of the founding fathers of XLRI, is no more. He passed away on August 4 after prolonged illness. He was 95 years old. He came to India in 1949 when he was 26. He was born in New York to Dr John F McGrath and Lillian McGrath on January 7, 1923. At 36, Fr McGrath became the second director of XLRI in 1959. XLRI was born to strengthen industrial India, and bring in ethical management practices strengthening both the  trade unions and personnel managers. He held the position till 1962 and had his second stint as the director between 1981 and 1982. He conducted several courses for management and trade union groups at XLRI. During the 60s, XLRI, under his leadership, started offering courses for unions in collaboration with the steel unions at the Steel Worker College.

In 1987 Fr McGrath moved to the Human Life Centre in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, and took over as director there. He developed vocational training courses, such as written and spoken English, computer operating, tailoring, and carpentry among others.

Women Restart acquired by SHEROES

Women Restart acquired by SHEROES

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 08 August 2017

The acquisition of this online career restart platform for women is part of the company’s plan to build a community of women desirous of reviving their career.

Top Cognizant executives accept VRS

Top Cognizant executives accept VRS

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 08 August 2017

The Company is attempting to increase its cost margins and revenue growth.

Biometric attendance system for Punjab National Bank staff

Biometric attendance system for Punjab National Bank staff

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 08 August 2017

This system will ensure that attendance is accurately recorded in the HRMS.

Stressed PSUs prevented from increasing staff strength for next three years

Stressed PSUs prevented from increasing staff strength for next three years

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 07 August 2017

Govt to put in capital against this condition, to relieve public-sector banks of their NPA burden.

Himachal Government makes formal dress code mandatory for employees

Himachal Government makes formal dress code mandatory for employees

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 07 August 2017

Officials and staff of all govt departments will have to avoid casual attire or risk punishment.

Tech Mahindra’s top executives take salary cut due to company’s underperformance

Tech Mahindra’s top executives take salary cut due to company’s underperformance

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 07 August 2017

Around 20 executives have written a letter to the CEO and chief people officer of the company, intimating their decision to take a pay cut ranging from 10 per cent to 20 per cent.

How four friends changed the way organisations reward employees

How four friends changed the way organisations reward employees

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 04 August 2017

The journey was tough, but corporates have realised that general tangible rewards are too number oriented, whereas experiences leave a long-term positive impact on people.

Maharashtra Government committee to probe alleged IT layoffs

Maharashtra Government committee to probe alleged IT layoffs

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 02 August 2017

The mass layoffs in the IT sector have resulted in nationwide protests.

Why 7th Pay Commission may be the last

Why 7th Pay Commission may be the last

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 01 August 2017

Government may soon go the corporate way as it looks for alternatives for regular salary and allowances increment mechanisms for workers and pensioners.

EPFO considers reduction in PF contribution

EPFO considers reduction in PF contribution

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 01 August 2017

The agenda for lowering the rate of contribution from the present 12 per cent to 10 per cent was considered, in a meeting of the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) and Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF).

No pink slips but massive attrition in sight at Snapdeal

No pink slips but massive attrition in sight at Snapdeal

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 01 August 2017

The e-commerce player had over 9,000 employees until July last year. However, soon after, it decided to cut down the talent pool to 1200. Now with further attrition, the team size may just remain at 500.

IT employees gather at Bengaluru’s Freedom Park to protest mass layoffs

IT employees gather at Bengaluru’s Freedom Park to protest mass layoffs

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 01 August 2017

A demonstration was organised last Saturday in Bengaluru’s Freedom Park, in protest of the IT companies and the State government for mass sackings. The demonstration saw the participation of hundreds of employees working in IT companies as well as those who recently lost their jobs.

 

Snapchat losing top executives

Snapchat losing top executives

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 31 July 2017

The company is finding it hard to retain its senior managers since its recent IPO.

IIM Bill 2017 gives more autonomy and degree awarding power to IIMs

IIM Bill 2017 gives more autonomy and degree awarding power to IIMs

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 31 July 2017

As per the Bill, now IIMs will have statutory power in their functioning, which includes the appointment of the directors, faculty members, and power to award degrees instead of diplomas to the students.

Designations make a partial comeback at Tata Motors

Designations make a partial comeback at Tata Motors

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 31 July 2017

In line with the revised organisational structure, the company will now have five level-wise designations followed by the function/responsibility

Start paying women well: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

Start paying women well: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 31 July 2017

Start paying women well: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says both public policy and corporate policy are required to close gender pay gap.

Government working on simplifying labour laws

Government working on simplifying labour laws

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 28 July 2017

The existing 15 labour laws will be grouped into four broad categories based on their functionality.

Employee unrest at Vivo plant following unexplained layoffs

Employee unrest at Vivo plant following unexplained layoffs

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 28 July 2017

The company denied claims of unexplained layoffs, clarifying that the decision was in line with the business strategy and that they were ensuring a smooth transition for those fired.

PwC’s educational business debut in India: Academy

PwC’s educational business debut in India: Academy

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 27 July 2017

Academy will help improve knowledge, competence and expertise of people in finance and business.

Chennai employees approach NCLT to recover dues: Decision awaited

Chennai employees approach NCLT to recover dues: Decision awaited

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 27 July 2017

If the court summons a decision in favour of these employees helping them recover their dues, it will set a benchmark for thousands of other employees.

Central Govt employees get ‘She-box’ to file sexual harassment complaints

Central Govt employees get ‘She-box’ to file sexual harassment complaints

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 27 July 2017

This online complaint filing system will encourage more women to speak up about harassment at the workplace and get quick redressal.

Now IT start-up employees can claim benefits, such as provident fund

Now IT start-up employees can claim benefits, such as provident fund

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 26 July 2017

No employee can be denied these benefits as per the labour laws in the country. 

OLX launched its ‘Code and The Curious’ hackathon to hire experts in machine learning & AI

OLX launched its ‘Code and The Curious’ hackathon to hire experts in machine learning & AI

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Wednesday, 26 July 2017

The hackathon helps find the best coding talent, who is a pro in new and disruptive technologies in Machine learning, AI and Data Science

BSNL employees to go on nationwide strike seeking wage hike

BSNL employees to go on nationwide strike seeking wage hike

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Upset about not being given wage hike by the 3rd Pay Revision Committee, employees have declared a day-long nationwide strike on July 27

TravelTriangle moves into a swanky new office

TravelTriangle moves into a swanky new office

Lipi Agrawal | New Delhi | Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Situated in Gurugram, the new workplace will house over 450 employees from both Noida and Gurugram branches

XLRI to offer general management executive course in Mumbai now

XLRI to offer general management executive course in Mumbai now

Lipi Agrawal | New Delhi | Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Registrations for the weekend classes—to be held at XIMR, St. Xavier’s College Campus, Mumbai—are open till August 31

Goldman Sachs plans for more campus hiring this year

Goldman Sachs plans for more campus hiring this year

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 26 July 2017

This year, the bank will visit more IITs for campus recruitment

Air India prepares for a cultural shift

Air India prepares for a cultural shift

| | Monday, 24 July 2017

The national carrier will shift from a PSU culture to that of a corporate culture in anticipation of privatisation.

Jet Airways asks junior pilots to take unpaid leave to cut costs

Jet Airways asks junior pilots to take unpaid leave to cut costs

| | Monday, 24 July 2017

The airline’s ‘lifestyle work pattern’ offers 10 days block off, implying that a pilot has to take 10 days off each month.

Government releases dos and don’ts for Indian workers in Saudi Arabia

Government releases dos and don’ts for Indian workers in Saudi Arabia

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 24 July 2017

Among various other prohibitions, a prominent one is that workers should not have any obscene content on their phones or laptops.

 

Goldman Sachs relaxes age-old dress code to attract IT and tech workers

Goldman Sachs relaxes age-old dress code to attract IT and tech workers

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The bank will follow a casual dress code throughout the year.

245 non-performing income tax commissioners reshuffled

245 non-performing income tax commissioners reshuffled

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The department is putting performers on key positions, whereas the non-performers are being discharged from significant roles and shifted to other locations.

IITs, IIMs start global hunt for best faculty

IITs, IIMs start global hunt for best faculty

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 17 July 2017

There is acute shortage of teachers at IITs and IIMs.

Amendment in employee service regulations: SEBI

Amendment in employee service regulations: SEBI

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Monday, 17 July 2017

After having maxed the incremental scale  in  the  pre-promotional grade, the date of the next increment in promotional grade shall be one year from the date of promotion.

Flipkart in trouble again: Former COO sends legal notice over his ouster

Flipkart in trouble again: Former COO sends legal notice over his ouster

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 14 July 2017

Flipkart’s former COO, Nitin Seth, who was recently fired from the company, has apparently slapped a legal notice on the company.

San Francisco improves its lactation policy for workplace

San Francisco improves its lactation policy for workplace

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 14 July 2017

The Ordinance ensures safety and cleanliness in addition to other facilities for lactating women.

Transforming India Initiative: Niti Aayog’s social entrepreneurship fellowship programme

Transforming India Initiative: Niti Aayog’s social entrepreneurship fellowship programme

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Under the IRMA and the Development Management Institute certified programme, 60 candidates will be shortlisted and mentored over two years with focus on experiential learning

More trouble for Tech Mahindra, gets HC notice for layoffs

More trouble for Tech Mahindra, gets HC notice for layoffs

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Things are getting worse for Tech Mahindra after the recent firing fiasco, which brought negative publicity.

Perks under GST: Exemptions up to Rs 50K per year

Perks under GST: Exemptions up to Rs 50K per year

| | Tuesday, 11 July 2017

The Ministry of Finance has clarified that gift has not been defined under GST law. However, in common parlance, a gift is made without consideration, is voluntary in nature and is made occasionally. It cannot be demanded as a matter of right by the employee.

Facebook’s integrated campus: What are the implications for its employees?

Facebook’s integrated campus: What are the implications for its employees?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 11 July 2017

An integrated campus could mean less family time for employees. Or, could it?

Anand Mahindra apologises for HR’s rude behaviour

Anand Mahindra apologises for HR’s rude behaviour

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 10 July 2017

An HR executive at Tech Mahindra ordered an employee to resign the very next morning before 10 a.m. or else be prepared to receive a termination letter and an audio clip of the conversation went viral. However, unlike many other companies, the top boss did not shy away from the fiasco, and had the courage to accept and apologise publicly.

TNAI gets MEA’s approval to place and safeguard Indian nurses abroad

TNAI gets MEA’s approval to place and safeguard Indian nurses abroad

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 07 July 2017

TNAI will confirm sponsoring hospitals’ information through its network and ensure that hiring hospitals adhere to employee welfare standards.

Student wellness programmes in IITs now

Student wellness programmes in IITs now

HRK News Bureau | Kolkata | Friday, 07 July 2017

The programmes aim to relieve unnecessary and imaginary stress elements.

Microsoft plans further layoffs

Microsoft plans further layoffs

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 05 July 2017

The company has shifted focus from its core business of Windows operating system to cloud computing and other digital technologies.

The New York Times employees protest job cut; walk out of office

The New York Times employees protest job cut; walk out of office

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 05 July 2017

The media industry has been going through a tough phase, forced to cut down many copy editing jobs due to digital disruptions.

Indian embassy in UAE unearths 700 fake job offers to Indians

Indian embassy in UAE unearths 700 fake job offers to Indians

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 05 July 2017

It is illegal for recruitment agents and companies to charge candidates for any visa processing fee as per UAE law.

“Attracting, developing & retaining the best people will always be at the heart of winning organisations”: Harish Manwani

“Attracting, developing & retaining the best people will always be at the heart of winning organisations”: Harish Manwani

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Tuesday, 04 July 2017

At its 84th Annual General Meeting, chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), spoke about the need for companies to reflect and reinvent their growth strategy

5-day working week likely for Maharashtra state govt. employees

5-day working week likely for Maharashtra state govt. employees

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Tuesday, 04 July 2017

Employees will have to start work 10 minutes earlier in the morning and leave the office 20 minutes later in the evening.

Karnataka launches youth skilling programme ‘Yuva Yuga’

Karnataka launches youth skilling programme ‘Yuva Yuga’

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 04 July 2017

This financial year, more than one lakh youth will be trained under this programme.

Air India employees’ unions against privatisation

Air India employees’ unions against privatisation

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 03 July 2017

Eight unions have joined hands to oppose the privatisation of the financially bleeding airline. They have also asked the pilots' unions – Indian Commercial Pilots' Association, Indian Pilots' Guild – and Indian Aircraft Technicians' Association to join the agitation against privatisation.

Microsoft offers four weeks paid family caregiver leave to employees globally

Microsoft offers four weeks paid family caregiver leave to employees globally

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 03 July 2017

It now offers employee caregivers four weeks of paid leave plus eight weeks of unpaid leave to care for a family member with a serious health condition.

41 of 197 allowances abolished for Central government employees

41 of 197 allowances abolished for Central government employees

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 30 June 2017

The CoA had undertaken extensive stakeholder consultations such as Joint Consultative Machinery (Staff side) and representatives from various staff associations before finalising its recommendations.

Salary hikes and promotions deferred at Cognizant

Salary hikes and promotions deferred at Cognizant

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Friday, 30 June 2017

The scenario is another indicator that the IT industry going through a tough phase.

McDonald's shuts down 43 outlets in Delhi; fate of 1700 employees at stake

McDonald's shuts down 43 outlets in Delhi; fate of 1700 employees at stake

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 30 June 2017

The outlets were shut down with effect from June 29 

Indian employees with IW status will reacquire prior status on repatriation: EPFO

Indian employees with IW status will reacquire prior status on repatriation: EPFO

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 29 June 2017

IWs faced a lot of problems when returning to India, in terms of higher contributions and restrictions on the withdrawal of accumulated balance.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma gives business and hiring tips to young entrepreneurs

Alibaba founder Jack Ma gives business and hiring tips to young entrepreneurs

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The firm that utilizes the internet in the best possible way will win in the future years, he said.

Kerala State Electricity Board introduces performance appraisal

Kerala State Electricity Board introduces performance appraisal

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The performance indicators are customer complaint redressal, the release of new service connections, e-payments, safety-zero fatality and quality of power. 

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

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

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 27 June 2017

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

World Bank gives $250 million for skill development in India

World Bank gives $250 million for skill development in India

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Tuesday, 27 June 2017

According to estimates, in six years, at least 8.8 million youth will be trained and have relevant skills for decent employment opportunities.

HDFC Bank launches centre for training and counselling of youth

HDFC Bank launches centre for training and counselling of youth

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The bank has partnered with different organizations to provide counselling services and training. 

Air India staff now supports privatisation but seeks salary dues

Air India staff now supports privatisation but seeks salary dues

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 26 June 2017

The pilots have asked the airline to clear long due salary arrears before the move

Quikr acquires Babajob, the blue collar job listing company

Quikr acquires Babajob, the blue collar job listing company

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 23 June 2017

Quikr already has a large base of 8 million active job seekers.

Acid attack victims to get reservation in central government jobs and promotions

Acid attack victims to get reservation in central government jobs and promotions

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 23 June 2017

Those with autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, mental illnesses and deaf-blindness will also be entitled to 1 per cent reservation.

HR tech start-up Darwinbox gains investor attention: Raises $4 million series A funding

HR tech start-up Darwinbox gains investor attention: Raises $4 million series A funding

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 22 June 2017

Plans to use the funding for product innovation and market expansion.

Savi Baveja, Anish Das Sarma and Nilesh Dalvi

Airbnb to buy Indians-backed background verification company, Trooly

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 22 June 2017

Trooly helps in proactively identifying potentially highest value, lowest risk recruits at a cost of $1 per query.

‘Google For Jobs’ yet another disruption in job matching

‘Google For Jobs’ yet another disruption in job matching

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 22 June 2017

It will pull job listings from various sources across the internet and put them in the search result in a clean, relevant and informative way.  

Infosys gets into legal trouble in the US for favoring Indians

Infosys gets into legal trouble in the US for favoring Indians

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 22 June 2017

The company is accused of obsessional preference for employees of South Asian race and national origin, usually Indian.

WB government adapts e-HRMS system

WB government adapts e-HRMS system

HRK News Bureau | Kolkata | Thursday, 22 June 2017

The objective is to bring in transparency and turn the entire process paperless.

Now, performance review for central government employees

Now, performance review for central government employees

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 21 June 2017

These include 25,000 IAS, IPS, and IRS officers.

Amid fears of privatisation, Air India staff displays loyalty and solidarity

Amid fears of privatisation, Air India staff displays loyalty and solidarity

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Employees are raising concerns and   also offering solutions, to help the company overcome its debts and prevent privatisation.

7th Pay Commission: Central government employees may have to wait more

7th Pay Commission: Central government employees may have to wait more

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave for a four-day visit to Russia on June 20 which implies that he will not be present for the Cabinet meeting scheduled for Wednesday

What’s in Saint-Gobain’s new futuristic employer brand

What’s in Saint-Gobain’s new futuristic employer brand

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 20 June 2017

With its new, strong and engaging tagline, ‘Invent yourself. Reshape the world’, Saint-Gobain is looking to promote its unique and open spirit.

25% of MD's at Accenture's will be women in next 3 years

25% of MD's at Accenture's will be women in next 3 years

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 19 June 2017

Currently, Accenture has 150,000 women, which is nearly 40 percent of its global workforce.

Samsung’s Digital Academy to upskill budding engineers

Samsung’s Digital Academy to upskill budding engineers

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 16 June 2017

Samsung Digital Academy has been launched to impart skills in new technologies to students of engineering colleges in Telangana

How Pinteresting!  $20,000 employee benefit for surrogacy

How Pinteresting! $20,000 employee benefit for surrogacy

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 15 June 2017

From July 1, the company will provide a benefit of $20,000 to employees who opt for surrogacy and $5,000 to those who take the adoption route.

Why Tata Motors turned flat

Why Tata Motors turned flat

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 14 June 2017

To create a work environment where people seek development in its real terms and not settle for artificial growth, Tata Motors has just done away with the age-old system of fancy designations.

Your unclaimed provident funds can suddenly turn lucrative

Your unclaimed provident funds can suddenly turn lucrative

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 12 June 2017

EPF pensioners will be able to avail medical facilities from a network of more than 1,400 dispensaries and 150 hospitals under ESIC.

Schneider Electric signs MoU with engineering colleges to address skill gap

Schneider Electric signs MoU with engineering colleges to address skill gap

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 09 June 2017

Schneider will provide lab equipment, and help build world class infrastructure in areas of electricity, automation, energy management and renewable energy and its associated areas.

Volkswagen offers early retirement proposal

Volkswagen offers early retirement proposal

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 08 June 2017

The move is a part of its initiative Transform 2025+, which aims at cutting the workforce and improving productivity.

Uber starts tapping faculty from B-schools

Uber starts tapping faculty from B-schools

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 08 June 2017

It has hired Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei as SVP for leadership and strategy function.

TCS reduces H-1B visa application to a third of 2015

TCS reduces H-1B visa application to a third of 2015

| | Wednesday, 07 June 2017

The IT giant has increased local hiring in the past two years.

Justice delivered: Uber fires more than 20 employees for harassment

Justice delivered: Uber fires more than 20 employees for harassment

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 07 June 2017

The cab service provider has reportedly fired more than 20 people following an internal investigation into harassment claims.

DDI releases new futuristic leadership acceleration platform

DDI releases new futuristic leadership acceleration platform

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 07 June 2017

A new digital learning portal catapults leadership development into the future with on-demand insight tools, personalised learning and increased connectivity.

Higher allowances, HRA in store for govt employees: 7th Pay Commission

Higher allowances, HRA in store for govt employees: 7th Pay Commission

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 06 June 2017

With a decision that is likely this week itself, employee union leaders are hopeful that there is some good news in store for central government employees

Walmart to take on Amazon with employees' help

Walmart to take on Amazon with employees' help

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 05 June 2017

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


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