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  • EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO PAY-HIKES, PROVES T-SYSTEMS

    EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO PAY-HIKES, PROVES T-SYSTEMS

    News by Editorial Team 11 Sep 2017

    Excessive reliance on monetary incentives could prove to be catastrophic, in view of many. So, also happens to be the outlook of Brandon Lewis, VP Human Resources at T-systems. The policies of the IT services & consulting firm outline their approach based on prioritizing employee engagement more than a hike, for major projects.

     

  • 1000 EMPLOYEES TO JOIN THE COMPANY OVER 3 YEARS, ANNOUNCES UST GLOBAL

    1000 EMPLOYEES TO JOIN THE COMPANY OVER 3 YEARS, ANNOUNCES UST GLOBAL

    News by Editorial Team 11 Sep 2017

    America Based IT service provider, UST Global will recruit an additional 1000 people by 2020 for its new facility in Penang, Malaysia. Situated at a strategic IT hub, the company is expected to offer even more customized solutions to its clients in process optimizing the organizations’ operational capabilities.

     

  • GENDER EQUALITY A TOP AGENDA FOR ADOBE

    GENDER EQUALITY A TOP AGENDA FOR ADOBE

    News by Editorial Team 11 Sep 2017

    Adobe is introducing conducive measures in a bid to reduce gender wage gap for its employees in the Americas & India. The software giant claims that plans are in place to bring pay parity between white & non-white professionals in the USA. The same stands to be the case for India, who combined with the US contributes 80% of Adobe’s workforce.

     

    Read more at TOI
  • MICROSOFT TAKING AI SKILLING TO THE WORLD

    MICROSOFT TAKING AI SKILLING TO THE WORLD

    News by Editorial Team 07 Sep 2017

    Such is the apprehension of its employees who fear the brand-image getting tarnished “beyond repair”. The US Military, having initiated Project Maven, requires input from Google to hone its AI might and streamline the drone capabilities. Google employees, however, demand the project be canceled and the company declares its position unequivocally. Of the 88,000 employees that the company has, 3,100 have come forward to sign the open letter to the company.

     

    Read more at Economic Times
  • LEGO TO LAY-OFF 8% OF ITS WORKFORCE TO STREAMLINE PROCESSES

    LEGO TO LAY-OFF 8% OF ITS WORKFORCE TO STREAMLINE PROCESSES

    News by Editorial Team 07 Sep 2017

    The toy maker giant seems to have bitten on more than it can chew. The company operating since the early part of the 20th century has categorized roles that are redundant to the smooth functioning of the company. almost 1400 employees will be asked to leave across all departments, as per a statement by the company Chairman Jorgen Vig Knudstorp. 

     

  • JAPAN PLANNING TO UPEND ITS HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

    JAPAN PLANNING TO UPEND ITS HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

    News by Editorial Team 07 Sep 2017

    There’s enough literature to be found on Employee Engagement and its effectiveness, yet few adaptors. Perhaps this would help the cause. Women employees at Nike, who for long had been the subject of internally circulating sexual innuendos decided to shape their plight through a female-only survey. The result (once furnished to the CEO) – 6 high-profile male exits within the last one month.

    Read more at The Japan News
  • SINGAPORE PREPARING TO REVAMP ITS WORK PASS ARCHITECTURE

    SINGAPORE PREPARING TO REVAMP ITS WORK PASS ARCHITECTURE

    News by Editorial Team 06 Sep 2017

    The need to be done away with printing personal credentials on a piece of paper seems to have finally dawned on the Singaporean Government. New Work Pass Cards will be distributed in three phases starting from September 2017. The attempts are directed to manage confidential information in a cohesive manner.

     

  • LACK OF WOMEN DIRECTORS? PREPARE TO BE SHAMED

    LACK OF WOMEN DIRECTORS? PREPARE TO BE SHAMED

    News by Editorial Team 06 Sep 2017

    Liam Condon, who has been an integral part of Bayer’s Animal Health unit, will be the one to lead the Crop Science team. The announcement will materialize as soon as Bayer concludes its acquisition of Monsanto.  Liam will have the assistance of the divisions’ new COO Brett Begemann along with other veterans such as Dr. Michael Stern & Robert Reiter to name a few. 

     

  • VASANT NARASIMHAN TO SUCCEED JOSEPH JIMENEZ AT NOVARTIS

    VASANT NARASIMHAN TO SUCCEED JOSEPH JIMENEZ AT NOVARTIS

    News by Editorial Team 05 Sep 2017

    After eight years acting as the CEO of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical giant, Joseph Jimenez has put pen to paper on his resignation, effective from February 2018. Stepping into his shoes will be, Vasant Narasimhan, the Chief Medical Officer of the company who had also been leading the charge as an MD & the Global Head of Drug Development unit of Novartis.

     

    Read more at Novartis
  • WALES: RAMPING UP EFFORTS TO BETTER “DISABILITY” INCLUSION IN ECONOMY

    WALES: RAMPING UP EFFORTS TO BETTER “DISABILITY” INCLUSION IN ECONOMY

    News by Editorial Team 04 Sep 2017

    The Government of Wales will participate in the round table conference, to be held on September 27th, discussing the inclusion of people with disabilities in the economy. The conference organized by the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) will bring together renowned stakeholders from major Industrial Organizations.

     

    Read more at Recrutment Buzz
  • SINGAPORE WORKING TO GET WORKPLACE FATALITIES DOWN

    SINGAPORE WORKING TO GET WORKPLACE FATALITIES DOWN

    News by Editorial Team 04 Sep 2017

    The death rates at workplaces in the last two years have been steady at 1.9 casualties per 100,000 workers. Still, the Singapore Gov. aims to bring that down to 1/100,000 by 2028. Working with employers and unions, measures there is expected to be a major push to adapt to technology and safer measures.

     

    Read more at Straitstimes
  • WOMEN WITH CAREER BREAKS GET A NEW START

    WOMEN WITH CAREER BREAKS GET A NEW START

    News by Editorial Team 01 Sep 2017

    Jobs For Her, India’s largest career portal for women who have taken a career break and are looking to get back to the corporate world, recently announced a conference and career fair, “Restart Her”, on September 16th, 2017. Aimed at providing bilateral benefits to companies and women candidates both, RestartHer will provide organizations the opportunity to improve their gender diversity ratios by hiring experienced professionals with zero notice periods, while at the same time providing that much needed break to women professionals to get back into making their mark on the corporate world.

     

    Read more at Business Standard
  • HONG KONG WORKERS RAISE COMPLAINTS

    HONG KONG WORKERS RAISE COMPLAINTS

    News by Editorial Team 01 Sep 2017

    Jeff Bezos might have defended Amazon, against the scathing post of the New York Times that criticized its Burn to the ground culture but it will take more than that to extinguish the fire. The lengthy article in which a senior-level executive describes the high-pressure environment has gained traction. Company officials claimed(Paraphrased), though debatable-conditions might have existed in the past, it is not the case anymore.

     

  • HANKOOK TIRES REALIZES IN TIME THE NEED FOR HR MANAGERS

    HANKOOK TIRES REALIZES IN TIME THE NEED FOR HR MANAGERS

    News by Editorial Team 01 Sep 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 PR News Wire
  • INFOSYS DELIVERS LACKLUSTER GIMMICK TO CALM TENSION

    INFOSYS DELIVERS LACKLUSTER GIMMICK TO CALM TENSION

    News by Editorial Team 31 Aug 2017

    The India-based tech-giant came up with a marketing stunt to negate the claims of the company imploding but instead ended up fueling speculations. The video that stars company employees serving testimonies of business-as-usual, has been slammed by marketing experts for failing to have the desired effect on the masses. The company is switching to troubleshooting mode, following the exit of major C-suite executives, including ex-CEO Vishal Sikka.

     

    Read more at HR Dive
  • HOW IS THE HR FARING ON ITS SCORECARD?

    HOW IS THE HR FARING ON ITS SCORECARD?

    News by Editorial Team 31 Aug 2017

    With the latest acquisition of Accomable, essentially Airbnb for people with disabilities, it plans to widen its accessibility features to a wider array of consumers. Accomable has 1,100 listed properties in 60 countries. Airbnb’s motive to address the travel concerns of all parts of the society goes on to show the reasons due to which the company is now valued at $31 Billion.  

    Read more at HR Dive
  • 4 CUPS OF COFFEE A DAY, KEEPS THE DEATH AT BAY

    4 CUPS OF COFFEE A DAY, KEEPS THE DEATH AT BAY

    News by Editorial Team 31 Aug 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.

     

  • FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION EVERYBODY'S RIGHT, SAYS TOP INDIAN COURT

    FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION EVERYBODY'S RIGHT, SAYS TOP INDIAN COURT

    News by Editorial Team 29 Aug 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 Independent
  • JACK DORSEY ANNOUNCES TWITTER'S NEW HEAD OF PEOPLE, AND ITS AN INSIDER

    JACK DORSEY ANNOUNCES TWITTER'S NEW HEAD OF PEOPLE, AND ITS AN INSIDER

    News by Editorial Team 29 Aug 2017

    Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey recently announced the new ‘Head of People’, and it was none other than Leslie Berland, the Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Communications, who will don her third hat in her new role in the world’s largest microblogging platform. She joins Jennifer Christie, the recently hired VP of Human Resources. Jennifer will handle day to day HR activities in the company and will be reporting to Berland

     

    Read more at Recode
  • MEET DARA KHOSROWSHAHI, THE NEW CEO OF UBER

    MEET DARA KHOSROWSHAHI, THE NEW CEO OF UBER

    News by Editorial Team 29 Aug 2017

    The Iranian-American businessman who has dawned the hats as a Chief Financial Officer, Investment Banker as well as the CEO (Expedia), was voted by the board to succeed Travis Kalanick. One of his greatest challenges would be to restore the plummeting consumer confidence in the services of the ride hailing company. 

     

    Read more at WSJ

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