Category: HR News and Updates

Union Cabinet approves 03 Labour Law Codes

The codes involve social security, occupational safety, health and working conditions, and industrial relations, sources said. All three codes will be placed before parliament in the monsoon session that starts from September 14. Union Cabinet approves 03 Labour Law Codes at a…Read More »

Thriving in the Gig Economy – The Next Normal

Remote working whether it is working from home (WFH) or working from anywhere (WFA) has become necessary and acceptable across industries, even in sectors where it was not earlier considered a possibility. Thriving in the Gig Economy – The Next Normal On…Read More »

Happy employees bring happy customers

“Happy employees, Happy customers”. The industry leaders have given a nod to the statement and employers, big or small, have realized that any investment in its employees brings greater returns in terms of customer satisfaction and productivity. Happy employees bring happy customers…Read More »

Employee Performance Evaluation System Takes A Time Out

The atmosphere in the past few months has made individuals genuinely sympathetic and concerned. A lot of empathy is going around now due to the effects of the pandemic. Now, people genuinely pick an interest in the well-being of others, due partly…Read More »

Responding to Anonymous Complaints: Dos and Don’ts

If you receive an anonymous complaint, it is important to remain calm and review the complaint objectively regardless of how egregious the accusations may seem. Although the complaint was received anonymously, the company still has an obligation to take action, if necessary,…Read More »

Big Reset: Compensation Strategy in New Normal

The compensation structures will be redesigned with a higher focus on variable components in the salaries, particularly of those in middle and senior management in new normal. Big Reset: Reviewing Compensation & Benefits Strategy in New Normal This unprecedented global pandemic is…Read More »

Number of the day: ‘alarmingly elevated’ mental health risks

Employees are experiencing higher levels of risk for depressive and anxiety disorders since the start of the pandemic. 54: Percentage increase in number of employees at risk for depressive disorder New data finds that when comparing numbers from Feb. 3, before the…Read More »

Schindler to cut 2,000 jobs as a cost optimization program

Schindler announces cost optimization program, including reducing some 2,000 jobs globally over the next two years Schindler reports lower revenue and profit for H1 2020; announces cost optimization program On Friday, 24 July, Swiss elevator and escalator maker Schindler announced 2,000 job…Read More »

Tata Technologies puts 400 employees on Bench till Dec 31

COVID-19 impact: Tata Technologies has put 400 employees on the bench till 31 Dec 2020, on paid leave, followed by unpaid leave. Tata Technologies puts less than 400 employees on the bench due to COVID-19 impact on business A global engineering &…Read More »

EPFO: 3.18 lakh new subscribers registered in May 2020

The new subscriber joining has increased roughly by 66 % from 1.67 lakh in April to 2.79 lakh in May 2020.In addition, the exits from EPFO subscriber base declined by nearly 20% from 2.97 lakh in April to 2.36 lakh in May…Read More »

Firms operating at half capacity and planning more redundancies

LinkedIn is among firms that have announced redundancies Worawee Meepian / Shutterstock.com Most organisations are operating at half capacity and a third expect to make redundancies over the next three months. This is according to the latest Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker from…Read More »

Performance Evaluation During Pandemic

During this pandemic, it is already so hard to manage the workflows within the organization. Then, how can organizations possibly management employee performance appraisals? Let’s find out! As organizations aim to achieve a minimum loss of business and utmost productivity during the…Read More »

Here’s How You Can Handle Your Business During Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus is still spreading in multiple countries and the number of cases is increasing steadily. With this, most of the countries are resorting to lockdown measures and putting people in quarantine. Owing to this situation, stock prices are decreasing and the economy…Read More »

Recruiting automation, spurred by pandemic, targets later stages of hiring

Today, recruiters can whittle an applicant pool down to a short list before speaking to candidates. And someday soon, they might not need to interact with potential hires at all. Adoption of recruiting technology is speeding up as employers have had to…Read More »

Amazon partners with nonprofit to upskill workers for tech jobs

Hourly associates at Amazon fulfillment centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Baltimore areas who do not have college degrees are now eligible to receive training for IT careers. Merit America, a nonprofit that helps workers develop desirable skills leading to highly sought-after…Read More »