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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.

Consider pvt employees in PPPs as public officials: UN report

A UN body has recommended that private sector entity and its officials operating under a public-private partnership be considered as "public officials" as they are deemed to provide public function and services.

Grant pension to ex-employee: CAT to Delhi govt

The Central Administrative Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to grant pension to one of its former employees who was denied the benefit on the ground that he had resigned before completing 20 years in service.

Most employees appreciate flexibility brought by technology in work life: Survey

A majority of employees worldwide appreciate the flexibility that technology brings to their work life, but also acknowledge that the same technology causes work to intrude upon their personal lives, a survey has revealed.

Employees to see 12% salary hike next fiscal: Survey

Indian companies are expected to dole out an average salary hike of 12 percent in the next one year, while laying more emphasis on performance-linked pay packets, says a survey by global consultancy Mercer.

FBI battling sexual misconduct of employees

The FBI is going through a bizarre phase handling disciplinary conduct of some of its employees.

Most outrageous excuses employees give for arriving to work revealed

A study by online career site CareerBuilder revealed that frozen car keys and bear attacks top this year’s list of the most outrageous excuses for arriving to work late, Live Science reported.

J&K govt employees on strike over retirement age

Jammu and Kashmir government employees today began a three-day-long `Kaam Chor Hartal` across the state demanding enhancement of retirement age to 60 years.

Assam govt for pay-cut, break-in-service for employees

Assam government would enforce pay cut, break in service and disciplinary action against employees who do not report for work during Bharat Bandh on Thursday.

Uttarakhand: Striking employees withdraw stir

The Govt Officials-Workers-Teachers Association decided to postpone their agitation after a detailed three rounds of discussions with the the chief minister.

New pension scheme for Kerala government employees

Kerala has replaced the statutory pension scheme with the contributory pension scheme for its new employees joining from next fiscal.