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  • AMIDST PLANS OF EXPANSION, DISNEY TO SEND STAFF BAGS-PACKING

    AMIDST PLANS OF EXPANSION, DISNEY TO SEND STAFF BAGS-PACKING

    News by Editorial Team 20 Nov 2017

    Following up on its plans for expansion, Honk Kong’s Disneyland is set to temporarily pull the plug on its nightly fireworks show. The plan, which would require an expenditure of HK$10.9 Billion would force the aforementioned move following New Years’ Day. Changes would also see some staff leave the company although company spokespersons have iterated “Every effort has been made to redeploy”.

     

    read more at SCMP
  • GE ANNOUNCES NEW VP OF HUMAN RESOURCES

    GE ANNOUNCES NEW VP OF HUMAN RESOURCES

    News by Editorial Team 17 Nov 2017

    Raghu Krishnamoorthy is set to be the new Vice President of Human Resources at General Electric Healthcare. Susan Peters, the erstwhile Chief Human Resource Officer shall vacate, with 38 years to look back at with GE. The regime change shall be effective from December 1, 2017, onwards. Raghu, joined GE back in 1994, as a Human Resource Leader.

     

    read more at GE News
  • APPLES’ VP OF DIVERSITY STEPS DOWN

    APPLES’ VP OF DIVERSITY STEPS DOWN

    News by Editorial Team 17 Nov 2017

    After being associated with Apple over a 20-year period, Denise Young Smith, who was VP of Diversity and Inclusion has stepped down from the position. She was only 6 months into this leadership role. The company has lined up Christie Smith, a longstanding Deloitte loyalist as her replacement. Denise’ style of leadership had raised eye-brows with objectionable comments, in initial months of her VP tenure.

     

    read more at Fortune
  • PRET EMPLOYEE SPARKS ROW WITH LEWD BADGE CONTENT

    PRET EMPLOYEE SPARKS ROW WITH LEWD BADGE CONTENT

    News by Editorial Team 16 Nov 2017

    A female employee at Pret a Manager, UK’s sandwich shop chain, has sparked debate after she was pictured wearing a badge that read I am new, Kiss me. The subject has been pounced upon by people from all backgrounds, with many expressing concerns over Twitter. In response, Pret has assured viable action will be taken to deal with the case on an immediate basis.

     

    read more at Evening Standard
  • 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

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