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.

Pride and Enjoyment

Empowerment, and complete transparency make Google in India a great place to work, says Prasenjit Bhattacharya

Strike hits normal life in Haryana, govt bus services resume partially

A section of Roadways employees union in Haryana on Tuesday called off their strike, which was called in support of various demands, including abolishment of contractual system, after a meeting with the state government.

Commuters face problems as Haryana Roadways employees go on strike

Commuters had a harrowing time on Monday as employees of state-owned Haryana Roadways went on a strike demanding abolishment of contractual system and outsourcing of work even as the government imposed prohibitory orders in the area preventing assembly of five or more persons.

The right choice

Selecting the right person for the job is important. For if you make a mistake in hiring, the cost of replacing that employee is two and one-half times the person’s annual salary, say human resources experts.

Facebook building a $120 million town for employees

The commute may be getting a lot shorter for some of Facebook Inc`s workers. The online social networking company is investing in and helping to design a 394-unit housing development, complete with swimming pool, sports pub and a convenience store, that will be built one and a half miles down the road from its headquarters.

Employees put in longer hours on jobs than 5 years ago: Survey

According to a poll by Right Management, the talent and career management experts within ManpowerGroup, nearly four out of five surveyed workers said their organisation's employees spend more time on the job since the recession began in 2008.

How to make it to the more wanted employee list

Geetanjali Pandit enumerates factors of stickiness against the dreaded pink slip.

US cos pay $6,000 extra per year for each employee who smokes

Researchers said the study is the first to take a comprehensive look at the financial burden for companies that employ smokers.

Bihar government, dearness allowance, employees, pensioners

Bihar government on Tuesday announced 8 percent increase in dearness allowance for its employees and pensioners.