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Hitachi Systems launches women-centric programmes

Hitachi Systems launches women-centric programmes

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 22 September 2017

The goal is to recruit 300 women by 2022.

Railway employees to get 78 days’ productivity-linked bonus

Railway employees to get 78 days’ productivity-linked bonus

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 22 September 2017

The bonus is an incentive to improve productivity and ensure speed, service and passenger safety.

Now banks cut jobs

Now banks cut jobs

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 22 September 2017

The job cuts can be attributed to digitisation and automation rendering staff redundant.

Free snack to attract and retain talent in Silicon Valley

Free snack to attract and retain talent in Silicon Valley

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 20 September 2017

A study suggests that free snack offerings not only attract and retain employees but make them engaged and productive.

Cab aggregators reduce drivers’ incentives by 60 per cent

Cab aggregators reduce drivers’ incentives by 60 per cent

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Ola and Uber have begun focussing on profits and cutting costs

Regional Vocational Training Institute (RVTI) Hyderabad to train women

Regional Vocational Training Institute (RVTI) Hyderabad to train women

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 19 September 2017

This is a step towards empowering women and making them job ready.

3 former women employees sue Google for gender bias

3 former women employees sue Google for gender bias

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 18 September 2017

The Company has been in trouble lately on issues pertaining to discrimination and even harassment.

Admissions open to XLRI’s EDHRM (2018-19) programme for working executives

Admissions open to XLRI’s EDHRM (2018-19) programme for working executives

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 15 September 2017

Managers with five years of full time experience are eligible for the course.

Retired teachers to fill vacancies in government-run institutions and universities

Retired teachers to fill vacancies in government-run institutions and universities

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 15 September 2017

This is yet another move by the Central Government to improve the teacher-student ratio.

Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to double tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh

Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to double tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Thursday, 14 September 2017

The maximum limit of gratuity for private-sector employees, who are covered under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, also increased

Yepme’s employees move court for overdue salaries

Yepme’s employees move court for overdue salaries

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 14 September 2017

Their remunerations have been held back for six months

Standard Chartered Bank launches ‘SheReturns’ programme for women on career break

Standard Chartered Bank launches ‘SheReturns’ programme for women on career break

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Thursday, 14 September 2017

The objective is to focus on diversity and inclusion, and also provide women the opportunity to excel 

Amazon creates 22000 job positions for the festive season

Amazon creates 22000 job positions for the festive season

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 13 September 2017

The electronic commerce company is gearing up to ensure efficient handling and timely delivery of orders. 

Central Government increases dearness allowance (DA) by 1 per cent

Central Government increases dearness allowance (DA) by 1 per cent

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 13 September 2017

This increase is aimed at compensating for the price rise.

ISB–IIMB Doctoral Consortium trains next Gen B-School faculty

ISB–IIMB Doctoral Consortium trains next Gen B-School faculty

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 13 September 2017

The participants are taught how to teach, engage and use state-of-the-art facilities in a classroom.

From KYC to now KYE: CVC suggests ‘know your employee’ to prevent bank frauds

From KYC to now KYE: CVC suggests ‘know your employee’ to prevent bank frauds

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 12 September 2017

With several frauds turning out to be insider jobs, banks have to be extra cautious with their staff.

A mobile app to help companies connect with employees during crises

A mobile app to help companies connect with employees during crises

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 12 September 2017

The emergency communication system comprises a cloud-based platform and a mobile app.

UGC to select 20 ‘Institutes of Eminence’ in the country

UGC to select 20 ‘Institutes of Eminence’ in the country

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 12 September 2017

These IoE will not only receive financial assistance but will also be allowed to alter their curricula and syllabi to match international standards of higher education.

Port employees’ salaries drop by 30 per cent on promotion

Port employees’ salaries drop by 30 per cent on promotion

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Promotions also negatively affect their retirement benefits.

Assam to turn its employment exchange offices into skill centres

Assam to turn its employment exchange offices into skill centres

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 11 September 2017

Almost 1.5 lakh youths will be provided skill-development training, to make them employment ready by March, 2018.

Infosys will continue hiring 6,000 engineers annually for next 2 years

Infosys will continue hiring 6,000 engineers annually for next 2 years

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 11 September 2017

The Company aims to have a healthy mix of local and global members in its workforce.

Central Government clears rumours on minimum monthly wages

Central Government clears rumours on minimum monthly wages

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 08 September 2017

No amount has been fixed as the national minimum monthly wage. 

UIDAI recruiting techies in Delhi and Bengaluru

UIDAI recruiting techies in Delhi and Bengaluru

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 08 September 2017

This hiring is for their Aadhar team.

Punjab Government launches schemes to create jobs for 2.36 lakh youth

Punjab Government launches schemes to create jobs for 2.36 lakh youth

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 07 September 2017

The Government is focussed on ensuring that the youth become employable and stop leaving the country in search of jobs.

Six-year-old boy’s job application impresses Legoland management

Six-year-old boy’s job application impresses Legoland management

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 07 September 2017

Stanley Bollard has been assured that he will be considered for the job after he finishes school.

Bank employees who resign not entitled for VRS pension

Bank employees who resign not entitled for VRS pension

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 07 September 2017

Also, employees will only be eligible if they opt for the scheme within the period of opting for the same.

KNAV appoints Jyoti Mahendru as practice director

KNAV appoints Jyoti Mahendru as practice director

HRKatha News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Mahendru will focus on developing and servicing KNAV clients across diverse industries and functions, helping them achieve their HR transformation objectives

Bank of Baroda launches Baroda Finathon Challenge

Bank of Baroda launches Baroda Finathon Challenge

HRKatha News Bureau | Bangalore | Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Through this contest BOB will explore innovative ways to apply the latest technology to the Indian banking sector

Maharashtra State Skill Development Society signs MOU with Times Centre for Learning to skill 15,000 youths

Maharashtra State Skill Development Society signs MOU with Times Centre for Learning to skill 15,000 youths

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 05 September 2017

The training will reduce the gap between the available skill sets among youth and the requirements of the industry.

UCO Bank's employees panicked by its new loss reduction measure

UCO Bank's employees panicked by its new loss reduction measure

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 05 September 2017

One of the zonal heads of the Bank had requested to suspend the salaries of the non-performers.

Air India chief Rajiv Bansal warns employees against performance lapses

Air India chief Rajiv Bansal warns employees against performance lapses

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 04 September 2017

Bansal has initiated steps to cut down costs at various levels and focus on bettering on-time performance.

Singapore to halve workplace fatality rate by 2028: Is India even talking about it?

Singapore to halve workplace fatality rate by 2028: Is India even talking about it?

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 04 September 2017

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that the country is targeting a 50 per cent reduction in workplace fatality rate, to under 1.0, in a decade.

Job posts in Govt., PSUs, PSBs to be equalised

Job posts in Govt., PSUs, PSBs to be equalised

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 01 September 2017

The government wants to ensure that the children of staffs serving in lower categories of PSUs and other institutions can avail the benefit of OBC category reservations, which will be at par with the children of staffs serving in lower categories of the Government.

Free life insurance for Uber drivers from September 1

Free life insurance for Uber drivers from September 1

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 31 August 2017

The Company is all set to enhance the driver–partner experience.

India and Australia discuss strengthening skill development

India and Australia discuss strengthening skill development

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy met Australian Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills Karen Andrews, to discuss the way ahead to make this happen.

11 lakh teachers to be educated by March 2019

11 lakh teachers to be educated by March 2019

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 29 August 2017

The initiative aims to upgrade the quality of education in the government schools of India.

 

Bank of Baroda changes office timing of its administrative offices

Bank of Baroda changes office timing of its administrative offices

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 28 August 2017

The new time of operation will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

IKEA to hire 7500 women by 2030, starts recruiting in Hyderabad

IKEA to hire 7500 women by 2030, starts recruiting in Hyderabad

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 25 August 2017

The furniture retailer plans to go for value-based rather than experience or qualification-based hiring.

Prabir Jha, SV Nathan, Srikanth Balachandran retain their positions as HR Power Profiles for 2017

Prabir Jha, SV Nathan, Srikanth Balachandran retain their positions as HR Power Profiles for 2017

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 24 August 2017

The fourth edition of the most viewed LinkedIn profiles in India also has some new names in the HR category this time.

Niti Aayog’s ‘Mentor India’ campaign to promote a culture of innovation

Niti Aayog’s ‘Mentor India’ campaign to promote a culture of innovation

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 24 August 2017

The objective is to mentor and train students.

Postal employee union on a strike demanding better pay and facilities

Postal employee union on a strike demanding better pay and facilities

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 23 August 2017

The demands will affect the lakhs of employees in the 1.55 lakh post offices in India.

McDonald’s closes 169 outlets in North and East India, staff at risk of losing jobs

McDonald’s closes 169 outlets in North and East India, staff at risk of losing jobs

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Thousands of employees await a solution following the Company’s termination of franchise agreement with CPRL.

Government removes optional provident fund feature for workers

Government removes optional provident fund feature for workers

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 21 August 2017

The social security scheme will cover all employees of all sectors, irrespective of income.

Vishal Sikka’s resignation letter to the Infosys board

Vishal Sikka’s resignation letter to the Infosys board

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 18 August 2017

Sikka mentioned in his resignation letter that continuous distractions and ‘the constant drumbeat of the same issues over and over again’ is what has diminished the ‘excitement and passion’ despite so many achievements and transformations in his journey.

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.

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