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  • BETTER PAY DEMANDED AT FACEBOOK CAFETERIA, SAY THE WORKERS

    BETTER PAY DEMANDED AT FACEBOOK CAFETERIA, SAY THE WORKERS

    News by Editorial Team 28 Jul 2017

    The disaster which led to the leak of 600-tons of nuclear fuel still has regions with life-threatening levels of nuclear waste. Yet, the Tokyo Electric Power Company is striving to mend the power plant by deploying robots. Much is left to speculation, as parts of the town still receive food supply through drones.    

     

    read more at Live Mint
  • EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL FEES DEEMED UNLAWFUL IN UK

    EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL FEES DEEMED UNLAWFUL IN UK

    News by Editorial Team 27 Jul 2017

    Facebook which is aiming to train more than half a million people in Asia by 2020 has launched it's digital training hubs. Ritesh Mehta, Head of Programs, Facebook, India & South Asia, was heard saying, “We want more people to have the opportunity to build their skills, build a business or build something for their community — because investing in people can lead to incredible things.  

    read more at The HR Director
  • 25% OF BRITISH WOMEN WARNED ABOUT WORKPLACE APPEARANCE

    25% OF BRITISH WOMEN WARNED ABOUT WORKPLACE APPEARANCE

    News by Editorial Team 27 Jul 2017

    Research carried out by VoucherPro UK has recently revealed that in the recent past, an astonishing one in four women workers in the UK have been warned about their appearance. This massive workplace gender discrimination study also shed light on the most common complaints that included wearing too much makeup, wearing a skirt that’s too short, or wearing a top that’s too revealing. Men were also warned, but chose to ignore, the report stated.

     

    read more at HR Grapevine
  • TOM CHAMBERS DEFENDS BBC, GETS SOCIAL MEDIA RAP

    TOM CHAMBERS DEFENDS BBC, GETS SOCIAL MEDIA RAP

    News by Editorial Team 27 Jul 2017

    The AI-blitzkrieg is all about getting rid of the redundancy. A recent report claims that the UK alone stands on the verge of losing up to 3 million jobs by 2030. But all shall not be lost. It is also estimated that nations of the sizes comparable to that of the United Kingdom are likely to generate 80,000 jobs annually, accredited to A  

    read more at HR Grapevine
  • INDIA: BACKING DRIVERS A PRIORITY, NOT AUTONOMOUS CARS

    INDIA: BACKING DRIVERS A PRIORITY, NOT AUTONOMOUS CARS

    News by Editorial Team 26 Jul 2017

    The Latter is being talked about as a major acquisition which could require Disney to shell out an estimated $52 Billion. However, that number could be dwarfed if Apple decides to bring Netflix into its basket. A deal, analysts say has a 40% chance of happening. If the rumors turned true, the phone-maker would have to splurge $85-$105 Billion.   

     

    read more at BBC
  • APPLE GETS A BRAND NEW CHRO BUT SHE ISN'T A CHRO

    APPLE GETS A BRAND NEW CHRO BUT SHE ISN'T A CHRO

    News by Editorial Team 26 Jul 2017

    The world’s most valuable technology company has announced the appointment of its new HR head, Deirdre O’ Brien. O’ Brien is one of the early guards at Apple and had joined the company in 1988. Highly praised by Tim Cook himself in his statement about her appointment, he called her “ the glue that bonds our sales, operations, marketing, and finance teams.” The position has been renamed “Vice President of People”, according to its press release.

     

    read more at Apple
  • UK ANNOUNCES NEW DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR PRISONERS

    UK ANNOUNCES NEW DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR PRISONERS

    News by Editorial Team 26 Jul 2017

    Of the 300 employees that were recently fired from the company on grounds of low-productivity, many are now alleging the car-maker of forcing them into separation agreements. These would prohibit them from publicly criticizing the company and its CEO Elon Musk. Tesla followed up its recent annual reviews by mass layoffs, which many claims, are meant to protect miscreants favoring discrimination in the workpl  

  • BBC PAY DISPARITY SENDS SHOCKWAVES

    BBC PAY DISPARITY SENDS SHOCKWAVES

    News by Editorial Team 25 Jul 2017

    The BBC recently revealed the salaries earned by the corporation’s highest paid employees and it has been a topic of intense debate since then. Gender pay disparity, as was speculated earlier, is staggering in UK’s largest broadcasting house, with top earner Chris Evans earning £ 2, 220, 000 annually, five times more than the top female earner Claudia Winkleman whose earnings stood at £ 450,000 to £ 500,000 per year.

     

    read more at Recruitment Buzz
  • MOM SENDING STERN MESSAGE, REPRIMANDING COMPANIES OVER WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS

    MOM SENDING STERN MESSAGE, REPRIMANDING COMPANIES OVER WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS

    News by Editorial Team 25 Jul 2017

    Three companies have been heavily fined by the Ministry of Manpower over failure to ensure safeguards against accidents. Two out of three companies, namely Cummins Asia Pacific & Woodlands Transport Services have been fined $80,000 & $130,000 respectively, for the death of a prime mover driver each. The third, Sterling Engineering will pay $280,000 in fines for another accident, back in 2014.

     

  • UBER GIVING GREATER CHARGE TO WOMEN, AMIDST CRISIS

    UBER GIVING GREATER CHARGE TO WOMEN, AMIDST CRISIS

    News by Editorial Team 25 Jul 2017

    Pilot-tests will affect few Disney hotels located in Orlando, Florida, where the ‘DND’ shall be substituted with ‘Rooms occupied’. The housekeeping shall have the right to enter the room, upon announcing their presence and knocking on the door. Following the turn of events in the Las Vegas shooting, even Hilton has decided to follow Disney’s  

    read more at Fortune
  • AUTHORITIES TO THE RESCUE FOR EMPLOYEES IN HONK KONG

    AUTHORITIES TO THE RESCUE FOR EMPLOYEES IN HONK KONG

    News by Editorial Team 24 Jul 2017

    After washing it's hands-off the engineer’s 161-page long memo, Google finds itself in the glitches of a legal battle. The grounds of the lawsuit are based on James’s claim of a highbrow Google-culture which is poised against those with a conservative mindset. It seems, the harder the company tries to distance itself from the issue, the closer it gets. 

     

  • GERMAN PHARMACEUTICAL GIANT AIMING TO BUILD ON ITS CULTURE

    GERMAN PHARMACEUTICAL GIANT AIMING TO BUILD ON ITS CULTURE

    News by Editorial Team 24 Jul 2017

    Workplace Programs aimed at hiring Autistic subjects by MNCs such as Dell, Capgemini & Cisco are setting the trend straight, once & for all. With profiles such as software engineer, business analysis & quality analysis suiting autistic professionals, initiatives such as those at J.P Morgan Chase are geared to start making the organizational culture more diverse, only this time in reality than just  

  • CATHAY PACIFIC CONTINUES TO SHOW THE DOOR TO EMPLOYEES

    CATHAY PACIFIC CONTINUES TO SHOW THE DOOR TO EMPLOYEES

    News by Editorial Team 24 Jul 2017

    Amends to its current Visa reforms will allow expatriates to stay for up to 10 years in the country. The push comes as growing sectors like science, technology, and entrepreneurship spike the demand for skillful employees. New policies would also come to include Nobel laureates. Analysts are led to believe that the move would directly benefit 50,000 foreigners.

     

    read more at SCMP
  • GOOGLE STEPS INTO THE SME SECTOR WITH HIRE APP

    GOOGLE STEPS INTO THE SME SECTOR WITH HIRE APP

    News by Editorial Team 21 Jul 2017

    Uber is surely making great progress as promised by its CEO Dara Khosrowshahi when it comes to refurbishing culture. Approving to one of the recommendations from the attorney general Eric Holder, the company has appointed a first D&I Officer, Bo Young Lee. Bo, was earlier employed at the financial services firm Marsh as its global D&I head.  

     

    read more at Fortune
  • HIRING, NOT TECHNOLOGY, A HEADACHE FOR BIG COMPANIES

    HIRING, NOT TECHNOLOGY, A HEADACHE FOR BIG COMPANIES

    News by Editorial Team 21 Jul 2017

    In a rippling economy where inflation is wreaking havoc, UK retailers bear the brunt of running a successful business. Many seek respite from the rising heat of falling revenues, to counter which they are turning to cutting jobs, in the name of efficiency. The list runs supermarket chains like Sainsbury’s, Asda, Tesco & now even B&Q.

     

    read more at Business Insider
  • NEGATIVE PRESS? YOUR WORKERS MIGHT START TO SHUN YOU

    NEGATIVE PRESS? YOUR WORKERS MIGHT START TO SHUN YOU

    News by Editorial Team 21 Jul 2017

    A new story popping-up in the Jiangxi province in China is raising the eye-brows for strange reasons. Almost 30 migrant workers who were employed in a factory in Nanchang, whose unpaid-dues had piled up to 80,000 yuan, have been paid back with 290,000 bricks instead of money. Speculation points to the fact that such disputes are commonplace, owing to the Chinese New Year pre  

    read more at PR Newswire
  • Maternity leaves making working mothers apprehensive of future

    Maternity leaves making working mothers apprehensive of future

    News by Editorial Team 20 Jul 2017

    With increased competition from the likes of Amazon, the retailing giant is making moves to monetize every aspect of its structure. Human resources, marketing, real estate and merchandising are some of the divisions that’ll have to take the hit. The employees have been handed a 2-month deadline to find themselves a better proposition elsewhere.   

     

    read more at The HR Director
  • MALAYSIA EN-ROUTE TO BECOME An HIGH-INCOME NATION

    MALAYSIA EN-ROUTE TO BECOME An HIGH-INCOME NATION

    News by Editorial Team 20 Jul 2017

    Healthcare is one of the most valued sectors in the world, and as expensive. The trinity of Jeff Bezos, Jamie Dornan & Warren Buffet are coming together for reasons inspired to bring healthcare costs down with technology. A rather surprising thing to look out for is that the initiative will not be driven to make profits.  

     

    read more at Human Resources
  • UK corporates bettering global averages in employee wellbeing

    UK corporates bettering global averages in employee wellbeing

    News by Editorial Team 20 Jul 2017

    In a commendable gesture, Malaysian Aviation Group pledged a no-tolerance policy in its fight against human & wildlife trafficking. In an age where commercial success tops board-room agenda, acts like this that give back to the society are rare to be seen. The group would extend the help of its resources to report to governmental authorities, suspicious activities leveraging its air-power.

     

    read more at Recruitment Buzz
  • HR Technology Startup in London raises £ 500,00

    HR Technology Startup in London raises £ 500,00

    News by Editorial Team 19 Jul 2017

    In a statement that its competitors will take as a warning, GM will roll-out its self-driven cars by 2019. As if waiting for the best time to announce, after studying Uber and Ford, the car manufacturer sees great potential in error-less driving leading to congestion-free roads, something of a dream if you ask people! GM has been poaching talent across industries to realize its goals. 

     

    read more at The South African

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