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  • MORE PEOPLE LEVERAGE PERSONAL CONTRACTS THAN RECRUITMENT SERVICES, FOR WORK

    MORE PEOPLE LEVERAGE PERSONAL CONTRACTS THAN RECRUITMENT SERVICES, FOR WORK

    News by Editorial Team 06 Nov 2017

    The company recently came up with its annual Diversity report and one must say, the numbers aren’t that flattering. In comparison to 2016, the number of women employees has increased by a miser 0.8% while white workers still hold a majority 47.8%. Yet, of all, it is the colored minority which is still lagging behind with a 4% representatio  

    read more at Recruitment Buzz UK
  •  ILLEGAL IMPORTATION, A CRIME THAT WARRANTS CANING

    ILLEGAL IMPORTATION, A CRIME THAT WARRANTS CANING

    News by Editorial Team 06 Nov 2017

    In his role as the manufacturing company’s Chief elite, he shall be succeeding Inge Thulin. The latter shall continue to contribute in the capacity of an executive chairman of the board. Roman spent the last 30 years forging a career at 3M the major highlight of which includes him handling the role of the COO & Executive - VP.

     

  • MEET SOPHIA, THE FIRST ROBOT TO HAVE SAUDI CITIZENSHIP

    MEET SOPHIA, THE FIRST ROBOT TO HAVE SAUDI CITIZENSHIP

    News by Editorial Team 02 Nov 2017

    Ryan Seacrest emerges as an anomaly amidst charges of sexual harassment just as other offenders repent their deeds or are busy paying settlements. The claims, source from a former stylist who alleges Seacrest of unacceptable behavior. While a third party inquiry by NBC Universal doesn’t vindicate Ryan, the industry has leaped forward in his support. This includes the likes of Jimmy Kimmel & Kelly Ripa. 

     

    read more at The Sydney Times
  • JESSICA NEAL, REUNITES WITH NETFLIX, AS CHIEF TALENT OFFICER

    JESSICA NEAL, REUNITES WITH NETFLIX, AS CHIEF TALENT OFFICER

    News by Editorial Team 01 Nov 2017

    The “Bicycle Commuter Act”, which allowed $20 worth of monthly qualified expenses has seen the sun set on itself for the last time. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has put a stop to the benefit until the year 2026. Yet, despite the issues legality, there are a few employer(s) who’ve committed to continue the reimbursements for their  

    read more at Variety
  • MANAGER FIRED ON THE GROUNDS OF WORKING “TOO-MUCH”!

    MANAGER FIRED ON THE GROUNDS OF WORKING “TOO-MUCH”!

    News by Editorial Team 01 Nov 2017

    The entertainment company which has gotten people addicted to its productions surely knows how to keep its top dog happy. Reed Hastings, who prioritizes content over technology, was handsomely paid $24.4. million in 2017, pre-tax. The median employee compensation for the media company was more than $183,300 for the same year.

     

    read more at Metro
  • HATERS TARGET FRENCH ANTI-HARASSMENT PHONELINE

    HATERS TARGET FRENCH ANTI-HARASSMENT PHONELINE

    News by Editorial Team 01 Nov 2017

    As part of £3.6 million pay-out, Qatar government has decided to refund the fees that migrant workers inevitably have to pay to the middle-men. By the end of this month alone, 5500 workers will be reimbursed the money. Qatar which stages the 2022 FIFA World Cup, intends to roll out measures to bolster its human rights record. The sum shall significantly help those, stuck in debt-bondage.

     

    read more at Hurriyet Daily News
  • APPLE FIRES ENGINEER, AFTER DAUGHTER SHARES IPHONE X HANDS ON

    APPLE FIRES ENGINEER, AFTER DAUGHTER SHARES IPHONE X HANDS ON

    News by Editorial Team 31 Oct 2017

    The E-tailer which was recently basking in the glory of having acquired Whole Foods seems to be flexing its muscles to buy another renowned brand. Toys R Us, which has filed for bankruptcy seems to be in talks with Amazon. The latter could apparently put the former’s retail space to good use. From, books, to clothes, to food & banks, seems that Amazon has taken the saying “sky is  

    read more at Engadget
  • PAID LEAVE FOR A FULL-MONTH, LIKE THE SOUND OF THAT?

    PAID LEAVE FOR A FULL-MONTH, LIKE THE SOUND OF THAT?

    News by Editorial Team 31 Oct 2017

    The saying of a corporate social well-being is being reignited by the CIMB group in Kuala Lumpur, who will now be running a one of a kind pilot test, with its mid-level employees. As much as 5000 employees could opt to take a month’s paid leave, provided they do their part for the CIMB’s charity arm.

     

    read more at The Edge Markets
  • EY TESTING ‘AI’ WATERS TO ONBOARD GIG WORKERS

    EY TESTING ‘AI’ WATERS TO ONBOARD GIG WORKERS

    News by Editorial Team 30 Oct 2017

    An answer to this question in the words of Apple’s founder Steve Jobs was, “Privacy means people know what they're signing up for, in plain English and repeatedly.” This was back in 2010, in a conference which even had Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in the audience. The resurfaced video has got people talking about the ethics, a Worldwide brand ought to adhere to. 

     

    read more at Benefit News
  • YOUR DREAM JOB JUST A SWIPE AWAY WITH WORKEY’S APP

    YOUR DREAM JOB JUST A SWIPE AWAY WITH WORKEY’S APP

    News by Editorial Team 30 Oct 2017

    Over a decade’s worth of effort and resilience has made the Gazillion-Dollar coffee company reach the point, where men and women are paid equally. Given the persistence of the company’s human capital management, the case had always been about When and not If. Its Executive-VP Lucy Helm stated, that future interviewees can expect further transparencies in regards to their pay-structure.

     

    read more at Tech Crunch
  • THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE BILL PASSES IN MALAYSIA

    THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE BILL PASSES IN MALAYSIA

    News by Editorial Team 27 Oct 2017

    Also referred to as Dewan Rakyat, has been approved following a debate in the Parliament. The bill ensures a temporary financial assistance to those workers who have apparently lost their jobs. The help would allow people to re-train themselves, in order to become work-ready again. The premise of the bill would also include professionals falling in the bracket of 40-50 years.

     

    read more at Straits Times
  • CLAIMS AGAINST HARVEY WEINSTEIN, TRIGGER BBC SURVEY WITH ALARMING RESULTS

    CLAIMS AGAINST HARVEY WEINSTEIN, TRIGGER BBC SURVEY WITH ALARMING RESULTS

    News by Editorial Team 26 Oct 2017

    The suit, whose discriminatory grounds are cornering the tech-giant, was filed in 2015 and states unequivocally the biased practices. As per the claims, women were denied promotions and pay-hikes “systematically”. Recently made public court filings reveal, of the 118 discrimination-claims reported to Microsoft, the company deemed only one justifie  

    read more at BBC
  • BE IT FEAR, BUT THE CHANGES ARE WORKING-OUT FOR UBER

    BE IT FEAR, BUT THE CHANGES ARE WORKING-OUT FOR UBER

    News by Editorial Team 26 Oct 2017

    The parliament shall be voting in motion to amend the threshold that caps Employee Act privileges at S$4,500. Once through, the amendment shall see 430,000 professionals come under the umbrella of the country’s Employment Act. Though the plans are in place to introduce the voting later this year, it wouldn’t be until April 2019, that the change is effective. 

    read more at Fortune
  • WESTPAC MARKS 200TH ANNIVERSARY WITH AN INSPIRING ACHIEVEMENT

    WESTPAC MARKS 200TH ANNIVERSARY WITH AN INSPIRING ACHIEVEMENT

    News by Editorial Team 26 Oct 2017

    Nope, that wasn’t a job advertisement but the way, Wan Long, CEO of WH Group $291 million last year. His KRAs – turning a state-owned, meat processing business into a Global Pork Brand. The company chair has made it his habit of turning meat into gold. For the record, Wan earned three-quarters of a billion in compensa  

    read more at Vogue
  • HAVE EMPLOYERS EXPLOITED THE OPTION OF UNPAID INTERNSHIPS?

    HAVE EMPLOYERS EXPLOITED THE OPTION OF UNPAID INTERNSHIPS?

    News by Editorial Team 25 Oct 2017

    The debate is set to take place in the House of Lords to decide whether unpaid work, those such as internships, be restricted to a period of 4 weeks. For quite some time now, it has been an intensely felt topic amongst the people starting their careers, who are now speaking their mind out at #payinterns.

     

    read more at HR Grapevine
  • DRUDGING THROUGH WORK IN ILLNESS? NOT SO PRODUCTIVE AFTER ALL!

    DRUDGING THROUGH WORK IN ILLNESS? NOT SO PRODUCTIVE AFTER ALL!

    News by Editorial Team 24 Oct 2017

    Current Chief Executive Ronald den Elzen will make space for Maggie, who takes office from September 1. Maggie joined Heineken in 1998 as a national sales planner, and since then continued her upwards path in the company hierarchy in various strategic roles. Ronald will move his towards Heineken Netherlands, where he’d be needed for a glob  

    read more at HR Grapevine
  • BIG BUSINESS OR NOT, YOU NEED THE HR!

    BIG BUSINESS OR NOT, YOU NEED THE HR!

    News by Editorial Team 24 Oct 2017

    The poll that was released on women’s day found, almost 1 in 4 men thought of sex-for-promotion as a reasonable trade-off. The survey population covered 9,400 adults working in countries like Australia, United States, Egypt, South Africa and many more. Among other findings, 32% women & 21% men they had been victims of sexual misconduct at the workplace.&  

    read more at Nola
  • “BEING BULLIED” A REGULAR THING FOR 2 IN 5 LGBT WORKERS

    “BEING BULLIED” A REGULAR THING FOR 2 IN 5 LGBT WORKERS

    News by Editorial Team 24 Oct 2017

    The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) has named Facebook in a lawsuit for allowing discriminatory ads to run on its platform. The lawsuit alleges that the website is in direct violation of the Fair Housing Act. This component of the law safeguards people from being discriminated against in regards to finances in housing. Back in 2016, Facebook faced similar allegations, when it pledged to overhaul its systems.

     

    read more at Human Resource Online
  • YET ANOTHER LAWSUIT HEADED TESLA’S WAY

    YET ANOTHER LAWSUIT HEADED TESLA’S WAY

    News by Editorial Team 23 Oct 2017

    Jorge Ferro, the ex-Tesla employee has filed a lawsuit against the car making giant, alleging retaliatory practices against LGBT people. Ferro, who is gay, claims he was repeatedly transferred from one function to another, until being permanently fired. Tesla in return has defended itself claiming its employee policies are amongst the best in the world.

     

    read more at The Verge
  • INVESTIGATION ENSUES AS SANSBURY EMPLOYEE POSTS RACIST VIDEO

    INVESTIGATION ENSUES AS SANSBURY EMPLOYEE POSTS RACIST VIDEO

    News by Editorial Team 23 Oct 2017

    This work-ethic was adopted by Marissa Meyer, back in the day when she used to run the show at Yahoo. In an interview with the New York Times, Marissa opened up about this practice which she learned working as a Google employee, earlier in her career. She further elaborated that salaries should be an incentivizing factor, but not the driving force behind workplace motivation.

     

    read more at HR Grapevine

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