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  • HSBC ALLAYS FEARS OF OUTSOURCING, SAYS OPENING A “NEW COMPANY”

    HSBC ALLAYS FEARS OF OUTSOURCING, SAYS OPENING A “NEW COMPANY”

    News by Editorial Team 03 Aug 2017

    Having spent the last seven years as the Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Eric Schmidt will now serve in the capacity of a technical advisor to the company. Schmidt, whose tenure saw seven successful years at the top feels that “the time is right in Alphabets’ evolution for this transition”. The interim shall see a non-executive chairman in place.   

  • PROMISING STARTUP BREED TO BE LURED UNDER NEW SCHEME

    PROMISING STARTUP BREED TO BE LURED UNDER NEW SCHEME

    News by Editorial Team 03 Aug 2017

    GMO Internet which already has its fingers in the bitcoin business will now transfer the salaries as bitcoins, that is if its employees choose. The option has been made available to 4000 professionals of the GMO family. Japanese companies along with the bureaucracy show a strong favor of the cryptocurrency wave & such steps reflects their urge to spread awareness of the same  

  • GETTING BEHIND THE UNEMPLOYED, TO GET THEM JOBS – MALAYSIA

    GETTING BEHIND THE UNEMPLOYED, TO GET THEM JOBS – MALAYSIA

    News by Editorial Team 03 Aug 2017

    In a frenzy that has the entire world in its grips, New Zealand’s government organized nation-wide secret Santa gift swapping. Its youngest PM in about a century and a half, Jacinda Ardern participated and received an X-mas tree to mark the occasion. In return to she anonymously sent forward a book and somebody cream which was received by a female citizen  

    read more at Borneo Post Online
  • MALAYSIA INTRODUCES MANDATORY BIO-METRICS FOR FOREIGN WORKERS

    MALAYSIA INTRODUCES MANDATORY BIO-METRICS FOR FOREIGN WORKERS

    News by Editorial Team 02 Aug 2017

    “Who doesn’t want a leave?” But doing regularly leveraging on the sickies is what has bogged down employers in the U.K. As per the research by Citation, almost 39 million days are lost to such excuses with over half a million admitting to having done this 8 times a year. Seems the life of Talent Managers will never hit a low-ground with enough to keep their plates full!

     

    read more at Malay Mail online
  • JP MORGAN LAUNCHES ITS BETTER-THAN-HUMANS AI

    JP MORGAN LAUNCHES ITS BETTER-THAN-HUMANS AI

    News by Editorial Team 02 Aug 2017

    After successful tests in Europe, the global banking firm has decided to introduce bot-trading in the Asian and US markets. The AI (officially LOXM) has reportedly exceeded expectations, having learned from simulated/real time trades in the past. it can execute orders pertaining to buying & selling, with the decision of what to buy & sell still in the clients’ hands.

     

    read more at ForexrRepository
  • NO MORE PAY CUTS FOR PRIVATE WORKERS IN MALAYSIA

    NO MORE PAY CUTS FOR PRIVATE WORKERS IN MALAYSIA

    News by Editorial Team 02 Aug 2017

    The country has become the first in the world to introduce absolute pay-parity within its borders. Men & women will now earn equally. The decision came from a legislative decision on Women’s Day last year. As per the law, companies with an employee-base of more than 25 are law-bound to declare their pay policies for bo  

    read more at Malay Mail online
  • WOMAN SUES EX-EMPLOYER, ON CHARGES OF UNJUST FIRING

    WOMAN SUES EX-EMPLOYER, ON CHARGES OF UNJUST FIRING

    News by Editorial Team 01 Aug 2017

    Steven Scott, an ex-Googler was fired from the company following a stream of women coming forward and reporting him for sexual misconduct. Kristian Lum, whose account of an experience with Scott, has garnered attention, said that the incidents made her exit the academic field. AI, which would soon come to dominate our lives, seems highly plagued by such injustices.

     

  • MALAYSIAN GOV. CONTINUES WITH CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

    MALAYSIAN GOV. CONTINUES WITH CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

    News by Editorial Team 01 Aug 2017

    In a recent tweet, former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard pointed out the importance of working through the last weeks of December. Though the post met with some harsh reviews, Hubbard seems to resonate with the increased share of people who will work during holidays. This is backed the study which claims 84% of the offices plan to remain open during festivities. 

     

  • SNAPDEAL TO CHUCK M&A TALKS, INSTEAD FIRING 80% OF ITS WORKFORCE

    SNAPDEAL TO CHUCK M&A TALKS, INSTEAD FIRING 80% OF ITS WORKFORCE

    News by Editorial Team 01 Aug 2017

    In a letter addressed to company personnel, Vice Media Inc.’s co-founders admitted that they had “failed” the company. This, emerging from the story that was published by the New York Times wherein more a dozen sexual allegations have been fronted. The company, in the wake of this disaster, has replaced its Head of human resource & introduced  

    read more at The HR Director
  • THE HUNT FOR UBER'S NEW CEO CONTINUES

    THE HUNT FOR UBER'S NEW CEO CONTINUES

    News by Editorial Team 31 Jul 2017

    Heavily burdened by a deficit of £13.1 million this year alone, Yeovil Hospital has decided to shift 360 staff members to another firm, Simple Serve. The change has been sanctioned to take place by February 1st. While the hospital authorities state that the staff service would be considered continuous, the members themselves claim that it would have an adverse impact o  

    read more at CNN
  • TESTING WATERS AHEAD FOR EVIN SPEIGEL’S SNAPCHAT

    TESTING WATERS AHEAD FOR EVIN SPEIGEL’S SNAPCHAT

    News by Editorial Team 31 Jul 2017

    Martyn Gilham, who used to drive for Midlands agency was informed that he might be liable to pay damages for the robbed articles. The Amazon-associated vendor told Martyn that he could further lose his job upon not complying. The driver in-turn has hit out at Amazon and criticized the working conditions of people alike.  

     

    read more at Business Insider
  • STRESS AFFECTS PRODUCTIVITY, ADMIT EMPLOYERS IN SINGAPORE

    STRESS AFFECTS PRODUCTIVITY, ADMIT EMPLOYERS IN SINGAPORE

    News by Editorial Team 31 Jul 2017

    United Kingdom’s second-largest construction company has raised the alarm-bells for its’ 20,000 strong workforces, by deciding to liquidate. Company sources continue to blame the £900 million debt as the Government refuses to bail it out. An already catastrophic state could become apocalyptic, adversely affecting  

  • A PROGRAM TO HELP FIND JOBS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

    A PROGRAM TO HELP FIND JOBS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

    News by Editorial Team 28 Jul 2017

    An analysis which was to be presented to the cabinet was embarrassingly leaked, adding to the Theresa May’s blushes. The report, supposed to be kept secret, claims that after weighing all the options the United Kingdom could see its National Income take a plunge. Depending upon the agreement, the dip could vary from 2% to 8%.  

     

    read more at The Straits Times
  • SINGAPORE, UNEARTHING THE POTENTIAL OF PMETs SITTING AT HOME

    SINGAPORE, UNEARTHING THE POTENTIAL OF PMETs SITTING AT HOME

    News by Editorial Team 28 Jul 2017

    Apple’s renowned CEO incurred costs of up to $93,109 the past year on personal travel expenses. This, compounded by the expenses of his personal security compelled Apple to arrange for a private jet for Tim’s business/personal trips. It seems the worlds’ most valuable publicly traded company would take extraordinary measures to keep its executives happy. 

     

    read more at The Straits Times
  • 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

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