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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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The stance has been taken by the French authorities to wherein it sat at the table with major unions and employers of the country. In case the details are mechanized in time & the parliament approves of the same, the move could be in effect from 2020 onwards. Although France has had gender pay reforms in place for the last 45 years, men still earn on average 9% more than women.
Be it the Lloyds Group or the Royal Bank of Scotland, gender pay gap has for long stung UK’s Banking Industry which is struggling to back its promises. Recently, HSBC reported a 29% median gender pay gap in its filings. And it's not an exception. While Elaine Arden, the Organizations’ HR-Head has been all praises for their efforts, much is left to speculations regarding their effectiveness.
So appears to be the case as about 20 US-states weigh their options to legally ban employers from examining an employees’ last salary during the interview. Critics suggest that this toxic-mentality at the workplace has only added to the gender-pay-gap woes of women who start their careers with a lower salary. States like New York, California, Puerto Rico & Massachusetts already have such jurisdictions at the place.
Discussing Penang’s State budget for 2018, chief minister Lim Guan Eng, announced that civil servants with a good disciplinary record will be awarded RM2000, by the end of 2017. Not only that, even if the record doesn’t stand out, officials would still be entitled to a bonus of RM1000. The move marks the employee-friendly sentiment of the Malaysian Government.
The company recently came up with its annual Diversity report and one must say, the numbers aren’t that flattering. In comparison to 2016, the number of women employees has increased by a miser 0.8% while white workers still hold a majority 47.8%. Yet, of all, it is the colored minority which is still lagging behind with a 4% representatio
In his role as the manufacturing company’s Chief elite, he shall be succeeding Inge Thulin. The latter shall continue to contribute in the capacity of an executive chairman of the board. Roman spent the last 30 years forging a career at 3M the major highlight of which includes him handling the role of the COO & Executive - VP.
Ryan Seacrest emerges as an anomaly amidst charges of sexual harassment just as other offenders repent their deeds or are busy paying settlements. The claims, source from a former stylist who alleges Seacrest of unacceptable behavior. While a third party inquiry by NBC Universal doesn’t vindicate Ryan, the industry has leaped forward in his support. This includes the likes of Jimmy Kimmel & Kelly Ripa.
The “Bicycle Commuter Act”, which allowed $20 worth of monthly qualified expenses has seen the sun set on itself for the last time. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has put a stop to the benefit until the year 2026. Yet, despite the issues legality, there are a few employer(s) who’ve committed to continue the reimbursements for their
The entertainment company which has gotten people addicted to its productions surely knows how to keep its top dog happy. Reed Hastings, who prioritizes content over technology, was handsomely paid $24.4. million in 2017, pre-tax. The median employee compensation for the media company was more than $183,300 for the same year.
As part of £3.6 million pay-out, Qatar government has decided to refund the fees that migrant workers inevitably have to pay to the middle-men. By the end of this month alone, 5500 workers will be reimbursed the money. Qatar which stages the 2022 FIFA World Cup, intends to roll out measures to bolster its human rights record. The sum shall significantly help those, stuck in debt-bondage.
The E-tailer which was recently basking in the glory of having acquired Whole Foods seems to be flexing its muscles to buy another renowned brand. Toys R Us, which has filed for bankruptcy seems to be in talks with Amazon. The latter could apparently put the former’s retail space to good use. From, books, to clothes, to food & banks, seems that Amazon has taken the saying “sky is
The saying of a corporate social well-being is being reignited by the CIMB group in Kuala Lumpur, who will now be running a one of a kind pilot test, with its mid-level employees. As much as 5000 employees could opt to take a month’s paid leave, provided they do their part for the CIMB’s charity arm.
An answer to this question in the words of Apple’s founder Steve Jobs was, “Privacy means people know what they're signing up for, in plain English and repeatedly.” This was back in 2010, in a conference which even had Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in the audience. The resurfaced video has got people talking about the ethics, a Worldwide brand ought to adhere to.