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  • G.E – “JOB CUTS TO FOLLOW AS PART OF CORPORATE-RESTRUCTURING”

    G.E – “JOB CUTS TO FOLLOW AS PART OF CORPORATE-RESTRUCTURING”

    News by Editorial Team 15 Nov 2017

    The company’s push, to gain ground in aviation, energy, and healthcare has it look inward for restructuring. As a result, job-cuts are all set to kick in. The what, when and how, would soon be shared by General Electric whose CEO, John Flannery was quoted as saying “We have not performed well for owners” & that “the management team is devoted to correct that”.

     

    read more at Financial Express
  • UBER LOSES APPEAL AGAINST GRANTING DRIVERS WORK-STATUS

    UBER LOSES APPEAL AGAINST GRANTING DRIVERS WORK-STATUS

    News by Editorial Team 15 Nov 2017

    The ruling which has irked the company to turn to the Supreme Court in Britain has advised Uber to grant the rights of paid holidays and minimum wages to the drivers. Contrary to its inclination, statements from the company reflected that this would mean categorizing the drivers as employees of the company. Would the unicorn twist its own policies, that is if its’ strong-armed to?

     

    read more at Nation
  • FORMER EMPLOYEE BASHES TESLA, CALLS IT “HOT-BED FOR RACISM”

    FORMER EMPLOYEE BASHES TESLA, CALLS IT “HOT-BED FOR RACISM”

    News by Editorial Team 15 Nov 2017

    While new disruptions have been set in motion by the electric car manufacturer, it continues to face one lawsuit after another. Not in the distant past, a gay-employee filed a case accusing Tesla of firing him on discriminatory grounds. In yet another case, another employee is taking the company to court, as he faced prolonged harassment, subsequent to which he was fired for “poor performance”.

     

    read more at Fortune
  • YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS CAN LAND YOU WITH A PINK SLIP!

    YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS CAN LAND YOU WITH A PINK SLIP!

    News by Editorial Team 14 Nov 2017

    The food-chain giant is forced to temporarily halt operations across 550 locations in the UK due to a shortage of chicken-supply. The root cause has been cited with KFC’s new delivery partner DHL which in-turn states “operational issues” as being the bottleneck. Presently functional KFC units have decided to offer revised, cut-shorted menus along with reduced open-hours. 

     

    read more at CNBC
  • YOUR LAST SALARY, NONE OF ANYONE’S BUSINESS!

    YOUR LAST SALARY, NONE OF ANYONE’S BUSINESS!

    News by Editorial Team 14 Nov 2017

    Employers in New York will not be able to inquire about your past salary. The bill, which deems it unlawful was signed by the city’s mayor Bill de Blasio, a Democrat. This hiring shift according to many was long overdue, to cut the disparities in salaries between men and women. In 2015, women earned 79.6 cents against every dollar made by men.

     

    read more at CNN Money
  • INITIATIVE TO GET MORE DISABLED PEOPLE INTO CIVIL SERVICES

    INITIATIVE TO GET MORE DISABLED PEOPLE INTO CIVIL SERVICES

    News by Editorial Team 13 Nov 2017

    The companies that regularly feature as the best places to work have made public their plans for workforce expansion in 2018. Companies such as FedEx, Comcast, Deloitte & Accenture are few of the many who look to increase their manpower more than 6% on average.     

     

    read more at The Malaymail Online
  • CLAIMS AGAINST HARVEY WEINSTEIN, TRIGGER BBC SURVEY WITH ALARMING RESULTS

    CLAIMS AGAINST HARVEY WEINSTEIN, TRIGGER BBC SURVEY WITH ALARMING RESULTS

    News by Editorial Team 13 Nov 2017

    The soft drink manufacturer never fails to grab eye-ball especially when it comes to its commercials. A recent one which features a Saudi father teaching his daughter how to drive is in the news. While Coca-Cola wanted it to be a #Changehasataste movement, the ad-itself is getting mixed reviews with few applauding the effort while others labeling it a capitalist stunt.

     

    read more at Huffington Post
  • http://www.hrmorning.com/what-hooded-sheets-plus-a-noose-and-firm-skirts-harassment-charge/

    http://www.hrmorning.com/what-hooded-sheets-plus-a-noose-and-firm-skirts-harassment-charge/

    News by Editorial Team 10 Nov 2017

    Having luncheon for too long, procrastinating work in the morning or leaving from work unusually-early might turn hazardous for workers. As per a BBC story, Australian public employees are being signalled by the authorities to report such defaulters “anonymously”. The headlines have caused an obvious negative sentiment on part of the employees who feel they do enough to instil e  

    read more at BBC News
  • THE GRASS WAS TOO GREEN ON GOOGLE’S SIDE

    THE GRASS WAS TOO GREEN ON GOOGLE’S SIDE

    News by Editorial Team 10 Nov 2017

    Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, who was scheduled to join Microsoft as the company’s new Chief Diversity Officer, might have to delay her plans. IBM, her last employer, is suing her on accounts of breaching a non-competitive agreement. Ms. McIntyre who had access to confidential records at IBM has been temporarily barred from joining Microsoft by the presiding judge. 

     

    read more at Liberty Writers
  • IT COULD TAKE JUST A SUBPOENA TO UNMASK ANONYMITY ON INTERNET

    IT COULD TAKE JUST A SUBPOENA TO UNMASK ANONYMITY ON INTERNET

    News by Editorial Team 10 Nov 2017

    A grand jury ordered a subpoena for eight anonymous users on Glassdoor. The users who posted information on the practices of the Department of Veteran Affairs claimed there was a mismatch between its image and functional motive. In case of Glassdoor was to oblige, it would send serious concerns over free-speech on the internet.

     

    read more at Covington
  • PIZZA HUT TO MAKE UP FOR WORTH 10 YEARS OF ARREARS!

    PIZZA HUT TO MAKE UP FOR WORTH 10 YEARS OF ARREARS!

    News by Editorial Team 09 Nov 2017

    Cheryl Martin, the in-question employee of Magic Leap has been named in a complaint, accusing her of screening hiring rounds leading to misappropriations worth $1 million. Both Martin & the Hampton Group, the recruiting firm she supposedly colluded with, have refused to comment on the matter. Magic Leap was recently in the news for raising their Series D round worth $502 m  

  • SANOFI CELEBRATES LEADER’S DAY

    SANOFI CELEBRATES LEADER’S DAY

    News by Editorial Team 09 Nov 2017

    While her finesse in the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, left people speechless, it was her speech itself that has handed Google its’ latest buzzword, Inclusion Rider. Many have lauded the effort to bring diversity to the fore of recruitment, regardless of the industry. Since she spoke of it, the search for the keyword has risen 5000%, automatically spreading awareness. 

     

  • REPORTING DISCRIMINATION PROACTIVELY IS JUST AS IMPORTANT!

    REPORTING DISCRIMINATION PROACTIVELY IS JUST AS IMPORTANT!

    News by Editorial Team 09 Nov 2017

    Autonomous weapons firing on their own controllers, terrorists impersonating innocent people & driverless cars being tampered with. Perils of such nature await us human as nations vie to deep-dive into AI, claims a recent report by Cambridge University. To counter such threats, higher measures of cyber-security, AI-regulations and mitigating probabilities of disaster-prone scenarios is required, s  

    read more at HR Morning
  • AND …. MORE CHANGES AT UBER !!

    AND …. MORE CHANGES AT UBER !!

    News by Editorial Team 08 Nov 2017

    CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi has made it his cardinal motive to take Uber to the next level, at least so it seems. In what could be labeled a bottom-up practice, the employees were asked about the kind of culture that they would want to see at Uber. After talks with 20 focus groups, a revised list of norms has been posted on LinkedIn.

     

    read more at Business Insider
  • “ITS THEIR OWN VALUE WHICH THE EMPLOYEES PRIORITIZE THE MOST”

    “ITS THEIR OWN VALUE WHICH THE EMPLOYEES PRIORITIZE THE MOST”

    News by Editorial Team 08 Nov 2017

    This was a most recent discovery among other things, which stated that gender bias still persists in academia. The tragic state of affairs doesn’t end there, as many women pull back from committing to top-positions in scientific-domains, following discouragement from their households. If the storyline continues so, UK shall undoubtedly find it hard to fill openings anywhere, let alone advanced-STEM. 

     

    read more at Globe News Wire
  • YOU WOULD “DIE”, TO WORK FOR AMAZON AFTER READING THIS

    YOU WOULD “DIE”, TO WORK FOR AMAZON AFTER READING THIS

    News by Editorial Team 08 Nov 2017

    The skill-development platform is growing a reputation for becoming an investor-favorite. The Ed-Tech firm recently concluded raising $42 million, with participation from nee participant investors Owl Ventures & Jump Capital. With that, the startup also anointed Chris McCarthy as their new CEO. The influx of money shall be directed toward commercializing products and increasing headcounts in crucial departments.  

    read more at Business Insider
  • IS GOLDMAN’S MOVE A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME!

    IS GOLDMAN’S MOVE A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME!

    News by Editorial Team 07 Nov 2017

    The stance has been taken by the French authorities to wherein it sat at the table with major unions and employers of the country. In case the details are mechanized in time & the parliament approves of the same, the move could be in effect from 2020 onwards. Although France has had gender pay reforms in place for the last 45 years, men still earn on average 9% more than women.

     

    read more at The Guardian
  • SINGAPORE GEARING UP TO ACHIEVE GREATNESS

    SINGAPORE GEARING UP TO ACHIEVE GREATNESS

    News by Editorial Team 07 Nov 2017

    Be it the Lloyds Group or the Royal Bank of Scotland, gender pay gap has for long stung UK’s Banking Industry which is struggling to back its promises. Recently, HSBC reported a 29% median gender pay gap in its filings. And it's not an exception. While Elaine Arden, the Organizations’ HR-Head has been all praises for their efforts, much is left to speculations regarding their effectiveness.

     

  • THE BELL CURVE STILL PREVALENT AMONG BIG EMPLOYERS?

    THE BELL CURVE STILL PREVALENT AMONG BIG EMPLOYERS?

    News by Editorial Team 07 Nov 2017

    So appears to be the case as about 20 US-states weigh their options to legally ban employers from examining an employees’ last salary during the interview. Critics suggest that this toxic-mentality at the workplace has only added to the gender-pay-gap woes of women who start their careers with a lower salary. States like New York, California, Puerto Rico & Massachusetts already have such jurisdictions at the place.

     

    read more at Financial Review
  • GOOD BEHAVIOR OR NOT, BONUSES GUARANTEED FOR CIVIL SERVANTS

    GOOD BEHAVIOR OR NOT, BONUSES GUARANTEED FOR CIVIL SERVANTS

    News by Editorial Team 06 Nov 2017

    Discussing Penang’s State budget for 2018, chief minister Lim Guan Eng, announced that civil servants with a good disciplinary record will be awarded RM2000, by the end of 2017. Not only that, even if the record doesn’t stand out, officials would still be entitled to a bonus of RM1000. The move marks the employee-friendly sentiment of the Malaysian Government.

     

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