Layoffs must be humane, say company CEOs
There is need for proper communication and conversation with the person to understand his circumstances and allow at least three-six months to look for alternatives.
Lay-offs, H-1B visa rules spook techies
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US- based companies to employ foreign workers, typi...
Layoffs rile India's flagship IT sector
Experts say automation, a failure to keep up with new technologies and US President Donald Trump's cl...
Techies ask Karnataka IT minister to prevent layoffs
The union secretary also urged the state Labour Minister and Labour Commissioner to intervene in the interest of about one million employees in the state's IT industry.
5 ways to motivate employees after layoffs
Though reality is often tough to hear, it is better to be honest with your employees during a layoff, said an expert.
Layoff season: IT staff head to school to stay in the reckoning
“The growing realisation among Indian workforce that reskilling is the only way to stay competitive led to a 37% increase in registrations during the February-April period compared to last year," said Raghav Gupta, India country director, Coursera.
Forum for IT Employees seeks State governments' support in layoffs
"We seek the State governments to come for the support of the employees when they get terminated from service", FITE General Secretary A J Vinodh told.
Soccer: Palace defender Sakho set for lengthy injury lay-off
SOCCER-ENGLAND-CRY-SAKHO:Soccer: Palace defender Sakho set for lengthy injury lay-off
Soccer-Palace defender Sakho set for lengthy injury lay-off
SOCCER-ENGLAND-CRY/SAKHO:Soccer-Palace defender Sakho set for lengthy injury lay-off
Where are the jobs? Modi hits back at critics of his employment record with 8 hard facts
Modi had promised to create 10 million jobs a year during his campaign for 2014 elections. His critics say he has miserably failed to keep that promise.
Firms face worst talent crunch in 12 years; India among most-affected nations
The worst affected country across the world in terms of talent shortage is Japan, as 89 per cent employers said they faced difficulty in filling positions, followed by Romania (81 per cent) and Taiwan (78 per cent).
Embattled GE plans thousands of layoffs amid corporate re-set
The company also plans to reduce the number of staff working in research, digital and at headquarters currently about 24,000 employees, according to the plan unveiled to investors.
Microsoft plans Cloud-focused reorganisation, layoffs likely
The layoffs announced in July 2016, which targeted 2,850 cuts over the course of Microsoft's just-ended fiscal year, included at least 900 employees of the sales group.
Tech firms empty their bench in this season of layoffs
As manpower costs rise and new projects slow down, Indian IT companies have no choice but to reskill their employees and utilise their full bench strength.
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