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  • 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
  • MALAYSIA WANTS TO SEE DEVELOPED NATIONS EYE-TO-EYE

    MALAYSIA WANTS TO SEE DEVELOPED NATIONS EYE-TO-EYE

    News by Editorial Team 23 Oct 2017

    In the words of John Thomson, chief investment officer of Vilas Capital Management, the answer shall be “Tesla without any doubt, is on the verge of bankruptcy.” While the investors who just promised new influx into the car manufacturer’s veins may beg to differ, as per the former, the company has 3-6 months to pull the plug on its operations.

  • SAINSBURY’S LAYOFF TIDES HIT THE HR BANKS

    SAINSBURY’S LAYOFF TIDES HIT THE HR BANKS

    News by Editorial Team 20 Oct 2017

    It did, as per ex-employee Loretta Lee who has officially filed a lawsuit against Google on the same grounds. Lee, who was fired in 2016 for ‘poor-performance’, accredits the tag to her refusal to budge. She could draw inspiration from the fact that she’s not alone, however. Just last month, Tim Chevalier, another ex-employee, filed a case alleging the company of wrongful termination, discrimination & harassment. 

     

    read more at HR Grapevine
  • ITALY REINFORCES ITS REPUTATION ON PETS

    ITALY REINFORCES ITS REPUTATION ON PETS

    News by Editorial Team 19 Oct 2017

    Amidst all the speculations & headlines surrounding the cryptocurrency sphere, we tend to forget the very medium that facilitates their buying and selling. The exchanges. Following a slew of currency launches and their sky-rocketing publicity, Coinbase, Kraken & Circle are gearing to double their numbers. New roles shall contribute in averting system outages, a cause that left many exchanges with the blushes in 2017. 

     

    read more at Human Resource Online
  • MALAYSIA’S TOUGH STANCE ON FALSE EMPLOYMENT PERMITS

    MALAYSIA’S TOUGH STANCE ON FALSE EMPLOYMENT PERMITS

    News by Editorial Team 18 Oct 2017

    China, which has in the past gone beyond rhetoric while punishing Japanese & South Korean companies, faces a tougher challenge with the USA. In the ongoing sledging between Beijing & Washington D.C, are sandwiched those who thank the American MNC’s for their bread-n-butter. Should there be a trade war, it’d be interesting to see the tolerance level of the People’s Republic, who might incur a greater casualty count.  (“eventually” would not go with “might”).

     

    read more at Human Resource Online
  • CHANGE IS IN THE AIR FOR SAMSUNG

    CHANGE IS IN THE AIR FOR SAMSUNG

    News by Editorial Team 17 Oct 2017

    An upward Y-o-Y, no wonder Google’s parent company recorded an annual revenue, greater than the size of a few small economies. On top of adding a talent force of 5,000, the tech-giant boasted a revenue of $31.1 Billion within the first quarter. Alphabet now stands strong at 85,050 employees & if the signs are anything to go by, ‘tis just getting started.

     

    read more at The Korea Herald
  • TESLA DOING THE ROUNDS OVER MASS-FIRING

    TESLA DOING THE ROUNDS OVER MASS-FIRING

    News by Editorial Team 17 Oct 2017

    While the Indian hospitality giant has been pioneering its way in the industry since 1903, it now plans to up the benchmarks in employee equality. With policies like paid-maternity-leaves and crèche facilities hitting the right note among women, the hotel will now begin to reimburse fertility expenses. Taj’s parent company, IHCL, is also planning to introduce unbiased programs for meritocracy to prevail at the workpl  

    read more at Mercury News
  • IGEM 2017, EXPLORES PATH FOR MASS EMPLOYMENT IN THE GREEN-TECH SECTOR

    IGEM 2017, EXPLORES PATH FOR MASS EMPLOYMENT IN THE GREEN-TECH SECTOR

    News by Editorial Team 16 Oct 2017

    James Long, who was videoed dragging a passenger in the airplane aisle and fired, after the fact, has now moved to the courts. The lawsuit names United Airlines, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and its commissioner Ginger Evans. Long, will be taking the stand on the lines, that if he had been trained for such a drastic situation beforehand, the outcome would’ve been otherwise.  

     

    read more at Human Resource Online
  • MALAYSIA RAMPS UP STEPS TO CURB HIV/AIDS DISCRIMINATION

    MALAYSIA RAMPS UP STEPS TO CURB HIV/AIDS DISCRIMINATION

    News by Editorial Team 16 Oct 2017

    Players like Starbucks, Intel, Adobe & Salesforce, to name a few, have outdone others in terms of implementing pay parity for all. Recent numbers suggested that women, in the land of opportunities, earned $0.80 against a $1 for male counterparts. On the occasion of Equal Pay Day, leaders have their tasks cut out to introspect on bringing women & racial minorities at par with the rest.

     

    read more at Bernama
  • GOOGLE TO UNVEIL THE POWER OF CLOUD JOB DISCOVERY

    GOOGLE TO UNVEIL THE POWER OF CLOUD JOB DISCOVERY

    News by Editorial Team 16 Oct 2017

    NYC Councilman, Rafael Espinal has come to the rescue of those employees who are nagged by their bosses to keep a check on emails from home. On Thursday, Rafael introduced a bill that seeks to penalize employers (financially) and empower the workforce with what is being called, the “right to disconnect.” The inspiration for the same is being sourced to a 2017 French law of the s  

    read more at Recruitment Buzz
  • “INSTITUTIONAL PREJUDICE”, A NIGHTMARISH REALITY IN THE UK

    “INSTITUTIONAL PREJUDICE”, A NIGHTMARISH REALITY IN THE UK

    News by Editorial Team 13 Oct 2017

    Coming on the back of a deadly scandal that involved a breach of trust, arguably, there’s no end to Facebook’s worries, it seems. Reportedly, the company’s HR-units are about to get their hands full of succession planning deliverables, let alone a ton load of internal transfer requests. The source of this rising clamor, has been traced to the product team linked with the data leak.&  

    read more at HR Grapevine
  • CHINA LOOKING FOR SKY-HGH RETURNS THROUGH HUMAN CAPITAL INVESTMENT

    CHINA LOOKING FOR SKY-HGH RETURNS THROUGH HUMAN CAPITAL INVESTMENT

    News by Editorial Team 13 Oct 2017

    One of the giants of the FTSE pantheon, WPP plc has confirmed Sir Martin Sorrell’s stepping down as the CEO. The industry veteran who’d spent 33 years propelling the business to the heights that it enjoys today, was hallowed by investigations of financial misappropriations. Sir Martin will be treated as a retired employee who’d maintain his contractual-withstanding with the company.   

    read more at Xinhuanet
  • SHOULD YOU CONSULT EX-EMPLOYEES FOR BETTER REFORMS?

    SHOULD YOU CONSULT EX-EMPLOYEES FOR BETTER REFORMS?

    News by Editorial Team 12 Oct 2017

    The coffee-maker will be pulling the shutters down on its outlets on May 29 to conduct a massive nationwide training for the employees. The workforce will be educated regarding the preventive penicillin against Racial Bias, an issue which seems to have stung the brand. The pro-active measures are being hurried into place following the arrest of two African-American men at one of its locations in Phi  

    read more at Mercury News
  • GREEN FLAG FOR THE SECOND HUMAN CAPITAL PARTNERS BATCH

    GREEN FLAG FOR THE SECOND HUMAN CAPITAL PARTNERS BATCH

    News by Editorial Team 11 Oct 2017

    The online Supermarket which circumvents distribution channels to deliver directly to consumers does so with the help of automation. But for a few engineers, without which its operations would come to halt, the machines manage the bulk-load of orders which could go up to 65,000 in a week. Ocado’s facility is said to house as much as 1,100 robots under one ro  

    read more at Human Resource Online
  • NEW ZEALAND, HONG KONG & SINGAPORE, MOST FAVOURABLE FOR BUSINESSES

    NEW ZEALAND, HONG KONG & SINGAPORE, MOST FAVOURABLE FOR BUSINESSES

    News by Editorial Team 11 Oct 2017

    The survey that covered 75 markets & conducted by Manpower Group Solutions has ranked various geographies based on factors that ease business operability. The front-runners on the list were New Zealand, Hong Kong & Singapore. Singapore Pipped Hong Kong to be no. 1 in Asia Pacific. The sites were judged on the parameters of workforce skills, labor regulation & productivity.

     

  • IT’S ALL GOING WRONG FOR RYANAIR

    IT’S ALL GOING WRONG FOR RYANAIR

    News by Editorial Team 11 Oct 2017

    Streets laden with CCTV, AI-powered real-time surveillance insights and mandatory face scans to buy toilet paper. To this array of nerve-wracking supervisory controls, scientists have added an emotional surveillance technology, just in case. Once functional, the tech would be capable of detecting employee behaviors even sending people off-work, if required.

     

    read more at RTE
  • CITROEN CEO, LINDA JACKSON ADDRESSES SEXISM IN THE CAR INDUSTRY

    CITROEN CEO, LINDA JACKSON ADDRESSES SEXISM IN THE CAR INDUSTRY

    News by Editorial Team 10 Oct 2017

    Yet another “to-do” needs to be added to the KRAs of salesmen in the car-industry according to Jackson, who still experiences sexism in the sales pitches. The flamboyant CEO, who has record numbers to boast of with Citreon Sales, was quoted as saying “they just turn to your male partner” for pitching. She states that such visits come in handy, to see where the competition stands.

     

    read more at HRM Online

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