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  • UPS TO STALK ITSELF WITH 100,000 WORKERS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

    UPS TO STALK ITSELF WITH 100,000 WORKERS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

    News by Editorial Team 18 Sep 2018

    The world’s largest package delivery company has announced plans to pump its workforce numbers temporarily to match the surge in e-commerce orders. The up-size move is in congruence with businesses in logistics and retail. Similarly, Target Corp will recruit about 120,000 workers in the last quarter. The common folk is expected to spend more this year thanks to strong economic indicators.   

     

    read more at Reuters
  • LUXEMBOURG BENEFITS OFF BREXIT

    LUXEMBOURG BENEFITS OFF BREXIT

    News by Editorial Team 18 Sep 2018

    The Ministry of Education in Luxembourg is keen to make the most of the inflated labor market helped by the cause of Brexit. Inadvertently cadging jobs from London, the migrating professionals from the UK could have their off-springs take up English lessons in addition to French or German. Latest initiatives aim to accommodate incoming people the majority of whom would seek fundamental education for their young ones. 

     

    read more at Bloomberg Quint
  • AMAZON SNIFFING RATS, AS INSIDERS TRADE SECRETS

    AMAZON SNIFFING RATS, AS INSIDERS TRADE SECRETS

    News by Editorial Team 17 Sep 2018

    An unexpected increase in the number of Chinese sellers on its website has cast Amazon’s eye of suspicion towards its own employees. Apparently, some of the lower paid Chinese personnel could be brokering merchant secrets to third-party sellers for bounties up to $2,000. Although an internal matter, you can’t help but think could the trade war between the nations be showing its implications here?

     

  • HR STARTUP GUSTO STARS IN AN ALL START PERFORMANCE ON THE CLOUD 100 LIST!

    HR STARTUP GUSTO STARS IN AN ALL START PERFORMANCE ON THE CLOUD 100 LIST!

    News by Editorial Team 17 Sep 2018

    The company which has been making a killing facilitating HR solutions for small businesses raised $180 million in 2018 and shimmers at a valuation of $2 billion. Innovating software packages to reduce data management pain points, the company would soon roll-out features such as flexible pay allowing staff to withdraw compensation prior to payday.

     

    read more at Forbes
  • FRENCH BUREAUCRACY TAKES A BITE OFF THE RESTAURANTS AS UNEMPLOYMENT SOARS TO 9%

    FRENCH BUREAUCRACY TAKES A BITE OFF THE RESTAURANTS AS UNEMPLOYMENT SOARS TO 9%

    News by Editorial Team 14 Sep 2018

    The weary process which accredits asylum-seeking immigrants with a ‘refugee’ status has broadened the worries of restauranteurs who can’t lure the citizenry to kitchen jobs. The process, which the current president has sought to reduce to 6 months from 11, prevents employers to recruit from an interested talent pool. The status quo is hurting businesses heavily who are having to shut-shop early in the day due to a shortfall in staff.      

     

    read more at Reuters
  • JAPANESE FIRMS FAVOR MALE PARTISANS FOR HIRING

    JAPANESE FIRMS FAVOR MALE PARTISANS FOR HIRING

    News by Editorial Team 14 Sep 2018

    A Reuter’s poll reveals the stark reality Japanese businesses need to overcome if they are to realize Shinzo Abe’s dream of Womenomics. As much as 75% of the companies are running their boards without any female representatives with many having less than 10% female population to account for. With the recent discrimination scandal at a Tokyo medical school, there needs to be a shift in hiring attitudes who overlook female potential, only for their mid-career household compulsions.

     

    read more at Reuters
  • MACY'S TO COME GOOD ON ITS PROMISE OF HIRING MORE

    MACY'S TO COME GOOD ON ITS PROMISE OF HIRING MORE

    News by Editorial Team 13 Sep 2018

    80,000 temporary contractual workers will be on-boarded to balance the spiked footfall this festive season. Of that, 23,500 will be dedicated to managing Macy’s online orders. The remainder shall be deployed for backend and ground-support operations also required to participate in the Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC. Quarter-4 often accounts for a third of the annual sales for many retailers in the US with boosted-sales playing into stronger New Year stats.

     

    read more at Reuters
  • LOW-INTEREST RATES SPRING RECORD NUMBERS FOR AUSTRALIAN EMPLOYMENT

    LOW-INTEREST RATES SPRING RECORD NUMBERS FOR AUSTRALIAN EMPLOYMENT

    News by Editorial Team 13 Sep 2018

    The legislative relaxation created enough breathing space for employers to recruit more offering fairly improved hikes. As a result, 44,000 jobs were added to the economy since July restricting unemployment at 5.3%. Everything seems to tick as the government braces up for upcoming elections in search for inflation drivers. As long as it doesn’t deviate from the current trajectory!

     

    read more at Bloomberg Quint
  • THYSSENKRUPP SEEKS TO WADE OFF EARLIER HICK-UPS WITH RESTRUCTURING

    THYSSENKRUPP SEEKS TO WADE OFF EARLIER HICK-UPS WITH RESTRUCTURING

    News by Editorial Team 13 Sep 2018

    Guido Kerkhoff, the interim replacement of Heinrich Heisinger looks put a wedge between the conglomerate’s engineering and shipbuilding business units, functioning currently as one. Marcel Fasswald is rumored to supervise one of the units, once the newly welded structure’s in place. Word has it that Kerkhoff’s future hangs in the balance, resting on his overseeing the engineering unit.  

     

    read more at Reuters
  • GENDER PAY GAP COMES BACK TO HAUNT UK BUSINESS. THIS TIME RETAILERS

    GENDER PAY GAP COMES BACK TO HAUNT UK BUSINESS. THIS TIME RETAILERS

    News by Editorial Team 12 Sep 2018

    Morrisons, one of UK’s largest supermarket chains, is facing gender pay disparity claims amounting to well over a whopping £1 bn. Filed by Leigh Day, the suit seeks to compensate women workers at the retailer giant who claim they have received lesser compensation than their male counterparts for similar role in the retailing giant’s distribution centers. The number of eligible workers for the claim number at 80, 000, running the total tab to over a billion pounds. The law firm is also taking other big UK retailers to task under the Equal Pay legislation. Tesco PLC is also being investigated to the tune of £4bn.

     

    read more at Reuters
  • AEROMEXICO SLASHES BENEFITS, PILOTS WING UP A STRIKE

    AEROMEXICO SLASHES BENEFITS, PILOTS WING UP A STRIKE

    News by Editorial Team 12 Sep 2018

    Mexico’s largest airline, Aeromexico, is facing a backlash for cutting down on benefits after one of their aircraft crashed in July.  The benefits cut-down, which affects around 2,400 pilots was in addition to three pilots who have been fired already. It drew a lot of flak from Asociación Sindical de Pilotos Aviadores (ASPA), the aviation workers’ union in Mexico. The strike, which has been called on the 1st of October, poses significant risk to travelers and business passengers, while also signaling further complications in the already volatile work conditions in global aviation.

     

    read more at Reuters
  • MA WALKS HIS TALK, DANIEL ZHANG IS ALIBABA'S NEXT

    MA WALKS HIS TALK, DANIEL ZHANG IS ALIBABA'S NEXT

    News by Editorial Team 11 Sep 2018

    Business media has often compared him to the Grand Master of the Jedi order, and he has certainly transcended galaxies in this quest to make the Chinese e-Commerce giant a renowned name worldwide. Now he’s hanging up his lightsaber for good. Jack Ma formally announced his retirement from an active role as the Executive Chairman of Alibaba, making way for his successor Daniel Zhang, currently the CEO of the company. Zhang will transition to the role by September 10th, 2019. Ma will stay on as a director.

     

    read more at Bloomberg
  • AUSTRALIAN REFORMS RENDER ONLINE DEGREES USELESS WITH NEW RULES

    AUSTRALIAN REFORMS RENDER ONLINE DEGREES USELESS WITH NEW RULES

    News by Editorial Team 10 Sep 2018

    As per a New South Wales directive, online degree holders would line the queue from the back when applying to become a teacher. The authorities have cast serious aspersions on the credibility of online-acquired education without concrete proof. With more than 2,220+ schools in its jurisdiction and an economy which is more digital than ever, you wonder if the step itself is backwards than otherwise.

     

    read more at Forbes
  • MUSK SMOKES POT AS ANOTHER EXECUTIVE WALKS OUT ON TESLA

    MUSK SMOKES POT AS ANOTHER EXECUTIVE WALKS OUT ON TESLA

    News by Editorial Team 10 Sep 2018

    Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton has put his weapons down within a month of joining due to the attention levels Tesla generates & the pace at work it demands. Meanwhile, as Gaby Toledano, the company’s Chief People Officer continues on her leave of absence, the company has hired a new President of automotive operations, Jerome Guillen. All this top-brass commotion, as Elon smoked a joint on-air with comedian Joe Rogan.

     

    read more at Reuters
  • BREXIT POLITICS GETS DIRTY AS LABOUR OPPOSITION TRIES TO ENTICE WORKERS

    BREXIT POLITICS GETS DIRTY AS LABOUR OPPOSITION TRIES TO ENTICE WORKERS

    News by Editorial Team 10 Sep 2018

    Even though elections are not due until 2022, there could be a possibility of an early voter-call as cracks within the conservative party begin to appear over Brexit. Worsening this is the populist cry of Britain’s Labour party which promises workers with ownership stakes as part of their plan to bring wealth back to the workers. Provided they are elected to rule, companies with more than 250 employees could be mandated to formulate ownership-funds, rewarding workers through profit-sharing.

     

    read more at Reuters
  • WHOLE FOODS EMPLOYEES LOOKING TO UNIONISE AGAINST AMAZON'S TYRANNY

    WHOLE FOODS EMPLOYEES LOOKING TO UNIONISE AGAINST AMAZON'S TYRANNY

    News by Editorial Team 07 Sep 2018

    Mutinous voices have been increasing in number through emailing campaigns, urging everyone to claim their stake in the profits. Following the takeover by Amazon, employees have constantly complained of falling wages and rising layoffs. Although Amazon’s against unionism, it wouldn’t be easy quelling the growing clamour given that the worker efforts are being supported by retail, wholesale department store units.  

     

    read more at Fortune
  • CBS STEPPING TWO BOATS AT ONCE, NEGOTIATING CEO EXIT AND VIACOM MERGER

    CBS STEPPING TWO BOATS AT ONCE, NEGOTIATING CEO EXIT AND VIACOM MERGER

    News by Editorial Team 07 Sep 2018

    The CBS board is in talks with the current CEO Les Moonves discussing his exit over accusations ranging from sexual assaults to unwanted advances. Contemporaneously, the board is negotiating to gain autonomy from the company’s controlling shareholder Shari Redstone and National Amusements Inc. The push for more decision making power comes as members at the topmost echelon transpire a merger with Viacom, as per sources.   

     

    read more at Reuters
  • AIRBNB WORKING ON EXPANDING ITS PORTFOLIO OF SERVICES

    AIRBNB WORKING ON EXPANDING ITS PORTFOLIO OF SERVICES

    News by Editorial Team 06 Sep 2018

    Breaking the image of being a feasible accommodation aggregator, the company is now stepping up efforts to come ahead as a complete hospitality solutions provider. It’s enhanced product offering would target businesses, segmenting their needs under team off-sites, team-building experiences, and relocations. More than 300,000 firms have already engaged with Airbnb for their travel facilitation. 

     

    read more at Forbes
  • VIRGIN AUSTRALIA CEO STEPS DOWN, WITHOUT CONTENDERS FOR SUCCESSION

    VIRGIN AUSTRALIA CEO STEPS DOWN, WITHOUT CONTENDERS FOR SUCCESSION

    News by Editorial Team 06 Sep 2018

    John Borghetti, who spearheaded Virgin Group’s Australian arm has made public his intentions to depart. Being only the second CEO for the company since 2000, it was under his leadership that the carrier rivaled the likes of Qantas Airways Ltd. With no immediate successor in sight, Chairman Elizabeth Bryan mentioned the company is seeking “a CEO that can take on the strategy we have in place.”

     

    read more at Reuters
  • BRITISH DRUG MAKER GSK TO ELIMINATE 650 JOBS

    BRITISH DRUG MAKER GSK TO ELIMINATE 650 JOBS

    News by Editorial Team 06 Sep 2018

    The United States will be at the helm of layoffs by GlaxoSmithKline Plc as part of a restructuring program. Of those to lose their bread and butter, 200 would be from back offices in Philadelphia & North Carolina in addition to 450 sales representatives. The finances hence preserved from the act will be directed towards R&D initiatives.

     

    read more at Reuters

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