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Facebook adopts worker-friendly management technique

Facebook adopts worker-friendly management technique

To effectively shape its overwhelmingly young work force into future leaders, the social networking site Facebook has adopted a set of somewhat unconventional management techniques.

4 out of 5 employees plan to pursue new career in 2015: Report

Career development options need to be improved internally by organisations to prevent talent exodus, as 4 out of 5 employees are planning to pursue new job opportunities in 2015, says a report.

Ensure high ethics, political neutrality: Govt tells employees

All central government employees have been asked to ensure high ethics, political neutrality and take steps to resolve any conflicts in a way that protects the public interest, as per the amended service rules.

Northern Railway to organise 'Pension Adalat' for ex-employees

 Northern Railways will organise 'Pension Adalat' on December 15 for its retired employees to resolve complaints of pension and salary arrears.

Employees with 2-year service left can be transferred in Punjab

 Employees who have only two years left in government services can now be transferred in Punjab as earlier they were getting immunity from transfer, a senior official said on Sunday.

Not enough of a raise

The government of India recently hiked the stipend for researchers. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee speaks to students and faculty members about what they think of this initiative

Indian employees to see 10.9% salary hike in 2015: Report

Employees in India will see their salaries increase by an average of 10.9 per cent in 2015, the third highest pay rise in Asia after Pakistan and Vietnam, says an ECA International report.

11,500 startups to come up in India by 2020: Report

Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar said 300 VC/PE (venture capital and private equity) and 225 angel investments deals amounting to over USD 2 billion had been made in India.

Govt employee can't seek promotion after refusing it: SC

 A government employee, whose promotion is canceled owing to his refusal to accept it, cannot ask for it at a later stage, the Supreme Court has said.

Jobs gallore in ecommerce space;1.5 lakh jobs likely in 2-3 years

The current estimated size of the industry is about Rs 18,000 crore and is expected to reach Rs 50,000 crore by 2016.

Take cleanliness drive in residential areas: Govt to employees

 All Area Welfare Officers, who act as a link between the government and residents in colonies, will undertake cleanliness drive in their respective societies as part of the Narendra Modi government's 'Clean India' movement, the Centre said today.

Employees generate ideas worth $500 million: HCL Technologies

India's fourth largest IT firm HCL Technologies is now focussing on "ideapreneurship" to encourage employees to come up with innovative solutions to customers' business challenges.

78% Indian employees feel they should save more for retirement

Even as Indian employees are expecting to retire around 60 years, 78 percent believe that they will need to save more for retirement, according to a recent survey.

Telangana Govt issues order for special increment to employees

The Telangana Government today issued orders granting the `Telangana Special Increment` to the state government employees.

Don`t transfer employees with differently abled kids: Govt

Government employees who have differently abled children to take care of will be exempted from routine transfers and they will not be asked to take voluntary retirement on refusing such postings, the Centre has said.

Five ex-employees of Taiwan`s Foxconn indicted for bribery

Taiwanese prosecutors today indicted five former employees of technology giant Foxconn, including senior managers, for allegedly soliciting USD 5.3 million in kickbacks from suppliers.

EPFO seeks feedback on facility for workers going abroad

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field offices to seek feedback on its recently launched facility for workers from big employers such as TCS, Infosys, PWC, Bosch and HCL going on foreign assignments.

Intel trims marketing staff ahead of new chief's arrival

Intel Corp is shedding jobs in its marketing department ahead of the arrival of new chief marketing officer Steven Fund.

Now, German workers can come late to office if staying up late for World Cup matches!

German employees will reportedly be allowed to turn up late for work the following morning if they have been watching 2014 FIFA World Cup matches late into the previous night.

How Facebook avoided Google`s fate in talent poaching lawsuit

Facebook Inc emerged as one of the biggest Silicon Valley companies to have resisted rivals` entreaties to stop poaching each other`s employees.