News

SEBI to get two-thirds of its executive directors from within

SEBI to get two-thirds of its executive directors from within

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 22 May 2017

Previously, 50 percent of the total posts of executive directors were filled by internal candidates and the rest were recruited from outside the organisation.

E-commerce and home grown companies dominate the list of preferred employers in India

E-commerce and home grown companies dominate the list of preferred employers in India

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 19 May 2017

As per LinkedIn, none of the traditional companies in the FMCG, durable and auto sector feature in the list of most sought-after employers in India.

Amara Raja’s HR head elected chairman of Employers’ Federation of Southern India

Amara Raja’s HR head elected chairman of Employers’ Federation of Southern India

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 18 May 2017

B. Jaikrishna was chosen for the post at EFSI’s annual election for the State Committee of Telangana and AP for the year 2017–18.Amara Raja’s HR head elected chairman of Employers’ Federation of Southern India

PeopleStrong to acquire two HR businesses this year, and expand internationally

PeopleStrong to acquire two HR businesses this year, and expand internationally

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 17 May 2017

The company is looking to make two significant acquisitions in the next few months, in an endeavour to strengthen its portfolio and expand presence outside India.

UGC to select new chairman from 10 shortlisted candidates

UGC to select new chairman from 10 shortlisted candidates

| | Wednesday, 17 May 2017

The position has been lying vacant since April 3 following the retirement of Prof. Ved Prakash.

HR veteran Adil Malia launches a people-centric website

HR veteran Adil Malia launches a people-centric website

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 12 May 2017

The website aims to share knowledge and improve learning through an engaging medium.

 

Uber & Ola drivers: Employees, contractual or outsourced?

Uber & Ola drivers: Employees, contractual or outsourced?

| | Thursday, 11 May 2017

The drivers of these cab aggregators have complained against the arbitrary payment deductions on unsubstantiated grounds. Neither is there any indemnity scheme for the driver, in case of fraud booking, nor is there any freedom to cancel bookings.

New maternity benefits even for those already on leave: Labour Ministry

New maternity benefits even for those already on leave: Labour Ministry

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Enhanced benefits will be applicable to the women who were already on maternity leave when the bill came into effect.

Union Health Ministry tightens time adherence rules: Awards punctuality

Union Health Ministry tightens time adherence rules: Awards punctuality

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 09 May 2017

The ‘employee of the month’ award is conferred upon people who consistently reach office before 9:00 a.m. and leave after 5:30 p.m.

SBI offers competitive pay to attract professional talent

SBI offers competitive pay to attract professional talent

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 09 May 2017

Applications for the 554 posts of management executives (SME) are open till May18.

Obituary: Godfather of coaching, Sir John Whitmore is no more

Obituary: Godfather of coaching, Sir John Whitmore is no more

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 08 May 2017

The pioneer of coaching in the workplace and author of Coaching for Performance, was 79.

Essar’s former chief talent officer, Sujaya Banerjee, launches Capstone People Consulting

Essar’s former chief talent officer, Sujaya Banerjee, launches Capstone People Consulting

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 08 May 2017

The change management consultancy will enable clients to drive change through leadership development, talent analytics, women’s leadership and technology adoption

Working overtime: No cash but time off in return

Working overtime: No cash but time off in return

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 05 May 2017

With the new bill, backed solely by the Republicans, workers will have to forego the extra bucks they could have earned working overtime

Cognizant offers VRS to senior staff: Will cut costs and digitise operations

Cognizant offers VRS to senior staff: Will cut costs and digitise operations

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 05 May 2017

Employees with over Rs 40 lakh in annual salaries or those at the director and senior VP level are being considered. 

Humu: Google’s former HR chief’s startup is as interesting as it sounds

Humu: Google’s former HR chief’s startup is as interesting as it sounds

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 03 May 2017

The name of the company has apparently been derived from the name of a fish called humuhumunukunukuapua or the reef triggerfish or Picasso triggerfish, which is the state fish of Hawaii.

EPFO to further simplify its process; no supporting document required for advance withdrawal

EPFO to further simplify its process; no supporting document required for advance withdrawal

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 02 May 2017

In a bid to increase social security and enhance worker awareness EPFO has taken significant measures to provide more benefits to members and ease the withdrawal process.

NEIL helps women get ‘Back on Track’ after a break

NEIL helps women get ‘Back on Track’ after a break

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 01 May 2017

With multiple technical and non-technical opportunities, the company is inviting applications from women professionals under the programme.NEIL helps women get ‘Back on Track’ after a break 

Google, Mercedez-Benz, Amazon, ITC, Philips India’s most ‘attractive employer’: Randstad Awards

Google, Mercedez-Benz, Amazon, ITC, Philips India’s most ‘attractive employer’: Randstad Awards

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

Competitive salary and employee benefits continue to be the top priority among the Indian workforce, while choosing an employer, followed by good work–life balance.

UK-based Israeli HR firm raises $17.5 million: Plans to expand in US and Asia Pacific

UK-based Israeli HR firm raises $17.5 million: Plans to expand in US and Asia Pacific

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

Hibob has recently grabbed the limelight with its successful fund raising of $17.5 million in a Series A round.

Maruti, SBI, Apollo, Reliance, Nestle, Bosch, Jindal Steel among 16 others bag Golden Peacock National Training Award

Maruti, SBI, Apollo, Reliance, Nestle, Bosch, Jindal Steel among 16 others bag Golden Peacock National Training Award

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

The award recognises and acknowledges innovative training practices across sectors.

Pontoon expands India operations

Pontoon expands India operations

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 26 April 2017

The company inaugurated a new office in Bangalore, to support the India business as it continues to scale and grow

Flipkart gets a new CEO: Only for a day

Flipkart gets a new CEO: Only for a day

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 26 April 2017

As part of a special initiative, Padmini Pagadala, an associate director at Flipkart, was the acting CEO and worked closely with Kalyan Krishnamurthy on April 25

PwC’s run for a millennial workforce takes it to court: Older workers complain

PwC’s run for a millennial workforce takes it to court: Older workers complain

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Older workers complain that in order to attract and maintain the ‘millennials,’ PwC intentionally screens out individuals aged 40 and older.

Indian Army to redesign HR policy for increased inclusivity

Indian Army to redesign HR policy for increased inclusivity

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 24 April 2017

Army chief stressed on the need to push modernisation and inclusive HR policies during the recently concluded Army Commanders’ Conference.

AI opens doors to over 80 pilots while Jet Airways keen on expats

AI opens doors to over 80 pilots while Jet Airways keen on expats

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

While on one hand AI is recruiting and training more pilots to overcome its shortages, Jet Airways is concerned about the plight of its Indian pilots.

Salary deducted for unserved notice period not taxable: ITAT

Salary deducted for unserved notice period not taxable: ITAT

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

Only salary received would be taxable, and not portions, which were deducted by a company for not serving a notice period.

Central Govt. employees to go on strike on May 23

Central Govt. employees to go on strike on May 23

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

The Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers, along with other employee federations from the Railways and Defence, have decided to hold a massive demonstration in New Delhi on May 23

Employees’ Compensation (Amendment) Act 2017: What is it?

Employees’ Compensation (Amendment) Act 2017: What is it?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 20 April 2017

It provides more rights to employees and safeguards their interests.

IIM Bangalore & AonHewitt launch ‘Next Generation CHROs’, a specialised course on HRM

IIM Bangalore & AonHewitt launch ‘Next Generation CHROs’, a specialised course on HRM

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The 10-day programme aims to prepare the CHROs with the pros and cons as well as the entire business structure of the organisation.

 

PeopleStrong Alt to take Uniglobe ATB’s HR to cloud

PeopleStrong Alt to take Uniglobe ATB’s HR to cloud

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The main areas of work will include leave and attendance management, onboarding, travel and payroll.

Snapdeal to retain talent with attractive baits

Snapdeal to retain talent with attractive baits

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 17 April 2017

The company is not only planning to offer pay hikes but may also distribute nearly 1 per cent of its stock to about 150 employees.

Employer has the final say on probationer’s job: Delhi High Court

Employer has the final say on probationer’s job: Delhi High Court

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 17 April 2017

According to the judgment, the employer has the right to decide whether the employee’s services are satisfactory or not.

UST Global expands workforce: Adds over 3000 people in Bengaluru

UST Global expands workforce: Adds over 3000 people in Bengaluru

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

This addition, most significant for the company, further strengthens the service capacity of the Bangalore facility, which is its second biggest delivery centre globally

Assam links population control with jobs: Bars those with more than 2 kids

Assam links population control with jobs: Bars those with more than 2 kids

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

In an endeavour to control population growth, the state government is contemplating a legal mechanism to bar those with more than two children, from government jobs

PeopleStrong & Multiple deal gets sealed

PeopleStrong & Multiple deal gets sealed

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 04 April 2017

The fresh infusion of capital by Multiples will be used to further strengthen PeopleStrong's technology offering.

Think Pod

Viacom18’s new office: A blend of ‘me & we’ spaces

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Tuesday, 04 April 2017

The new address in Mumbai boasts of collaborative workspaces instead of conventional cabins, in line with the belief of ‘#OneTogether’.

TISS to close down three centres

TISS to close down three centres

| | Wednesday, 29 March 2017

The institute may shut down the three academic centres, which UGC had sanctioned as PLAN projects and promised funds for.

Changing landscape of hiring: LinkedIn reveals top social recruiters in India

Changing landscape of hiring: LinkedIn reveals top social recruiters in India

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The company just released the list of recruiters in India who lead in terms of smart hiring.

Cognizant to trim workforce by five per cent

Cognizant to trim workforce by five per cent

| | Wednesday, 22 March 2017

In an endeavour to shift its focus from traditional IT services to digital, the company plans to trim its workforce

Essar’s chief talent officer Sujaya Banerjee calls it quits

Essar’s chief talent officer Sujaya Banerjee calls it quits

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 20 March 2017

Banerjee has been leading talent and performance management, organisational change & effectiveness and learning & development for the 24 billion dollar group.

Discovering true happiness at the workplace

Discovering true happiness at the workplace

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 20 March 2017

On March 24 in Mumbai, 25 happy companies will share their secret to making employees truly happy.

30 corporate leaders to discuss ‘happiness’ on March 24 in Mumbai

30 corporate leaders to discuss ‘happiness’ on March 24 in Mumbai

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 17 March 2017

The Happiness Conclave (THC) scheduled for March 24 at the Taj President in Mumbai, is all about some serious discussion on happiness and how organisations can benefit from it.

Tata Steel and Wipro only two Indian companies amongst world’s 124 most ethical

Tata Steel and Wipro only two Indian companies amongst world’s 124 most ethical

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 15 March 2017

The 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies list honours 124 companies spanning five continents, 19 countries and 52 industry sectors.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s male successor to enjoy an easier job and a bigger salary

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Thomas McInerney, the new CEO, will get a starting base salary of $2 million, double that of Mayer’s current

Taiwan employers to pay for overtime work assigned over instant messaging apps

Taiwan employers to pay for overtime work assigned over instant messaging apps

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 14 March 2017

The arbitration determined that employees must be compensated for work assigned on LINE or Whatsapp, outside regular work hours

Parliament passes bill to enhance maternity leave to 26 weeks, EY follows suit

Parliament passes bill to enhance maternity leave to 26 weeks, EY follows suit

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 10 March 2017

The new maternity benefits apply for up to two surviving children.

SBI allows employees to work from home

SBI allows employees to work from home

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 09 March 2017

The Board of the bank has recently approved the 'Work from Home' policy enabling its employees to work remotely using mobile devices.

Govt plans meagre 2–4% hike in dearness allowance; makes labour unions unhappy

Govt plans meagre 2–4% hike in dearness allowance; makes labour unions unhappy

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 07 March 2017

The unions feel the proposed hike would be unable to offset the real impact of price rise.

Vodafone’s ReConnect: A career launchpad for women on break

Vodafone’s ReConnect: A career launchpad for women on break

Lipi Agrawal | New Delhi | Monday, 06 March 2017

The programme aims to bring talented women in 26 countries back into the workplace after a career break

New Zealand offers free week-long trip to attract tech talent

New Zealand offers free week-long trip to attract tech talent

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 06 March 2017

The trip will include pre-arranged job interviews, meet-ups with others in the tech industry along with tours around Wellington.

Now withdraw pension without Aadhaar card

Now withdraw pension without Aadhaar card

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 06 March 2017

In a move that will make things convenient for retired professionals, the retirement fund body, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), has allowed full and final withdrawal of funds by the subscribers from their pension account, without providing their Aadhaar number.

No tax on Rs 20 lakh gratuity for private employees

No tax on Rs 20 lakh gratuity for private employees

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 06 March 2017

At par with the government employees, even private-sector employees will now be able to withdraw up to Rs 20 lakh in tax-free gratuity.

Renault launches Design Academy to foster fresh talent in car design

Renault launches Design Academy to foster fresh talent in car design

HRK News Bureau | Chennai | Friday, 03 March 2017

An exclusive six month-training programme in car design will be offered to the select six design graduates, post which they will get a professional internship certificate.

Uber lets go of employee following sexual harassment allegations at his former job

Uber lets go of employee following sexual harassment allegations at his former job

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 01 March 2017

With the internal environment already boiling due to Susan Fowler’s allegations, the company had to take stern decisions to avoid further blow-ups

Merger in clouds: Cloud based talent management Saba Software acquires cloud based performance management Halogen Software

Merger in clouds: Cloud based talent management Saba Software acquires cloud based performance management Halogen Software

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Together the two firms will increase value to the customers they serve with the strength, size and scale to deliver rapid innovations.

Increase employee productivity: Japan’s KDDI introduces app to tell staff when toilets are free

Increase employee productivity: Japan’s KDDI introduces app to tell staff when toilets are free

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 28 February 2017

The Japanese telecommunications organisation has developed a new app, which innovatively helps cut unnecessary queuing time at office toilets.

Snapdeal’s internal mail confirms layoffs, salary cuts

Snapdeal’s internal mail confirms layoffs, salary cuts

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 24 February 2017

In a recent official mail to the entire staff, founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal admitted to the need to tighten the belt and in the process, let go of some people.

Facebook goes the LinkedIn way: New feature allows jobs posting

Facebook goes the LinkedIn way: New feature allows jobs posting

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 23 February 2017

Employers will now be able to post job openings on their Facebook page.

Microsoft’s Project Sangam to aid skilling and hiring in India

Microsoft’s Project Sangam to aid skilling and hiring in India

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 23 February 2017

The learning platform blends together Microsoft’s cloud technologies and LinkedIn’s job-search capabilities.

Get your PF money in 3 hours

Get your PF money in 3 hours

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 22 February 2017

EPFO is all set to embrace technology in a major way, enabling online withdrawal of PF funds and quicker settlement of claims.

 

Ex-Uber employee opens up on how HR ignored her sexual harassment complaints

Ex-Uber employee opens up on how HR ignored her sexual harassment complaints

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Former employee, Susan Fowler, wrote a blog accusing HR at Uber of mishandling her situation.

How to frame a remote work policy?

How to frame a remote work policy?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 20 February 2017

Outside of Europe, there are no international-level agreements specifically focussed on teleworking or working from home.

M&A Side Effect: Aircel to let go of 700 employees amid expected merger with RCom

M&A Side Effect: Aircel to let go of 700 employees amid expected merger with RCom

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 17 February 2017

The company is reportedly looking at laying off around 10 per cent of its pan-India workforce.

 

Booze Burst: Should employees be allowed to drink at work?

Booze Burst: Should employees be allowed to drink at work?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 16 February 2017

Drinking at work has various unwanted impacts on performance, productivity and the overall work culture.

Samsung to break out of the rigid top-down ranking system

Samsung to break out of the rigid top-down ranking system

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 16 February 2017

The company plans to streamline the existing seven ranks, except for executives, into four, based on employees' career levels.

Blackstone acquires Aon’s technology-enabled benefits & HR platform

Blackstone acquires Aon’s technology-enabled benefits & HR platform

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Aon and the new, stand-alone company will continue to work together on behalf of shared clients and prospects.

RBS to trim 15,000 staff in a bid to cut costs and boost efficiencies

RBS to trim 15,000 staff in a bid to cut costs and boost efficiencies

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 15 February 2017

The distressed bank is expected to report losses of £2.3bn for 2016, in its financial results to be published soon.

Tata Motors to restructure its workforce, tone down hierarchies

Tata Motors to restructure its workforce, tone down hierarchies

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 14 February 2017

 

From a 15–16 level hierarchy, the organisation is moving to a five-level one.

 

P&G’s multiple measures to boost gender equality

P&G’s multiple measures to boost gender equality

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Procter & Gamble recently announced a series of measures to encourage gender equality across the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and Africa.

 

Amid struggle for cash and growth, Snapdeal decides to cut staff

Amid struggle for cash and growth, Snapdeal decides to cut staff

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 13 February 2017

Operations managers across the country have been sent e-mails to “right size” their respective teams.

11 out-of-the-box employee benefits that people love

11 out-of-the-box employee benefits that people love

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 10 February 2017

Employee benefits can’t always go by the rule book. It has to have a wider appeal like an ad-campaign.

Automation rules: Bank of America opens 3 employee-free branches

Automation rules: Bank of America opens 3 employee-free branches

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 10 February 2017

These branches allow use of ATMs and video conferences with employees at other branches.

 

PeopleStrong–Multiples PE deal could be the biggest in HR

PeopleStrong–Multiples PE deal could be the biggest in HR

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 09 February 2017

The buzz is that Multiples plans to buy about 80 per cent stake in PeopleStrong for about Rs 400 crore and if it works out as planned, this could be one of the biggest deals in HR so far.

PayPal extends parental and caregiving leave

PayPal extends parental and caregiving leave

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 08 February 2017

The maternity and paternity leaves have been increased from 12 to 26 weeks and from 5 to 10 days, respectively.

3M, Bank of Montreal & Rockwell Automation to receive top honour for gender diversity

3M, Bank of Montreal & Rockwell Automation to receive top honour for gender diversity

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 06 February 2017

The initiatives adopted by these companies have successfully changed minds, altered behaviours and created more opportunities for women.

 

RBS to pay bonus to employees despite losses

RBS to pay bonus to employees despite losses

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 06 February 2017

The Bank intends to pay about £340m in bonuses to employees in 2017, even as it prepares to announce one of its biggest annual losses in 2016.

120 retrenched journalists of ABP and The Telegraph get decent severance package

120 retrenched journalists of ABP and The Telegraph get decent severance package

HRK News Bureau | Kolkata | Monday, 06 February 2017

Journalists who have spent more than two decades have been promised a basic salary till their retirement age.

GE cuts jobs in Niskayuna, NY; brings in robots and AI

GE cuts jobs in Niskayuna, NY; brings in robots and AI

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 02 February 2017

The layoffs happen at a time when the company is focussing and investing heavily on software, robotics and AI.

Amazon, Dell, IBM among top 100 companies offering remote jobs in 2017

Amazon, Dell, IBM among top 100 companies offering remote jobs in 2017

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Thursday, 02 February 2017

Multinationals, such as Hilton Worldwide, Convergys, Xerox, Dell, Intuit, ADP, IBM and SAP come under the top 30.

Apparel, leather industries capable of creating half a million jobs annually: Economic Survey 2017

Apparel, leather industries capable of creating half a million jobs annually: Economic Survey 2017

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 02 February 2017

The two sectors have immense opportunities to generate formal and productive jobs, provide bang-for-buck and contribute to exports and growth.

L'Oréal India enhances its parental benefits policy

L'Oréal India enhances its parental benefits policy

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 01 February 2017

The new policy includes 26 weeks’ maternity leave, 12 weeks’ adoption leave, 2 weeks’ paternity leave along with some other facilities.

Fitbit to cut down 6% of its workforce amid market slowdown

Fitbit to cut down 6% of its workforce amid market slowdown

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 31 January 2017

The company plans to cut six percent of its global workforce because of fourth-quarter results going way below expectations.

Five ways AI impacts the workforce

Five ways AI impacts the workforce

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 30 January 2017

One in seven HR leaders agree that automation/artificial intelligence is already impacting their workforce plans.

IIMs get cabinet nod to now grant degrees instead of diplomas

IIMs get cabinet nod to now grant degrees instead of diplomas

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 27 January 2017

The Union Cabinet headed by PM Narendra Modi has approved the IIM Bill 2017, to now grant degrees to passing out students.

HDFC Bank loses 4,500 employees in Q3

HDFC Bank loses 4,500 employees in Q3

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 27 January 2017

As the banking industry increasingly looks towards bringing in automation to boost productivity, hiring could slow down further.

No more discussion on past salary in Philadelphia

No more discussion on past salary in Philadelphia

| | Wednesday, 25 January 2017

After days of planning, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history.

Genpact India increases maternity leave to 26 weeks

Genpact India increases maternity leave to 26 weeks

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Genpact has announced an increase in fully paid maternity leave for its women employees in India.

BEL elevates R N Bagdalkar as HR director

BEL elevates R N Bagdalkar as HR director

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Bagdalkar, who has spent 33 years with BEL has been instrumental in taking BEL Bengaluru to new heights.

Beat workplace stress: Nestle allows pet dogs in UK factory

Beat workplace stress: Nestle allows pet dogs in UK factory

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Monday, 23 January 2017

The Switzerland headquartered multinational has decided to open its doors to pets, agreeing to the fact that dogs are workplace stress busters.

Microsoft to cut 700 jobs as part of its previous announcement

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 23 January 2017

The company is reportedly going to begin the trimming during its earnings call on 26 January.

Air India staff to get a pay raise after long wait

Air India staff to get a pay raise after long wait

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 20 January 2017

Having turned operationally profitable in the last financial year, after about five years, Air India will now give a 2 per cent salary hike.

AIIMS staff not paid as per 6th & 7th Pay Commission pay scale

AIIMS staff not paid as per 6th & 7th Pay Commission pay scale

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 19 January 2017

Senior doctors raised concerns over non-payment of salaries and dues at par with the 7th Pay Commission.

Amazon India to create over 7500 temporary jobs before 'Great India Sale'

Amazon India to create over 7500 temporary jobs before 'Great India Sale'

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Positions will mostly be in logistics to ensure smooth deliveries.

Seagate cuts 2000 jobs: Shuts down factory in China

Seagate cuts 2000 jobs: Shuts down factory in China

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 January 2017

The move, a result of subdued market demand, is aimed to optimise operational efficiency.

Yahoo! Japan to cut work week down to 4 days following karoshi threats

Yahoo! Japan to cut work week down to 4 days following karoshi threats

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 16 January 2017

The company is now considering the introduction of a four-day work week with a three-day weekend.

DDA re-offers the same job to differently-abled recruit after one day of repatriation

DDA re-offers the same job to differently-abled recruit after one day of repatriation

| | Monday, 16 January 2017

DDA had discontinued the services of Bhati on discovering that he was differently abled, but took him back within a day of relieving.

Walmart to cut jobs: targets HR team

Walmart to cut jobs: targets HR team

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 13 January 2017

This time, as part of the restructuring exercise, the lay-offs are reportedly going to affect the stores’ large human resources department. 

90 people to lose job as Disney India decides to stop local production

90 people to lose job as Disney India decides to stop local production

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 13 January 2017

About 15 per cent of the company's total India workforce, of approx. 600, will lose their jobs.

ZTE cuts 3000 jobs globally

ZTE cuts 3000 jobs globally

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 11 January 2017

The Shenzhen-based telecoms gear maker, is reportedly laying off about five per cent of its 60,000 strong global workforce.

Page 1 of 3