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US economy adds 916,000 jobs, unemployment rate is down to 6%

Featured - April 03, 2021

The US economy added 916,000 jobs in March, pushing the unemployment rate down to 6 percent on the back of the $1.9tn stimulus package. The non-farm payroll data released...

PwC Announces Hybrid Model for Workers Post-Lockdown

Featured - April 01, 2021

Working from the comfort of your home was welcomed by many during Corona times. Now that a vaccine roll-out is on and people are gearing up for better times, and some ret...

Figures show solid job recovery for the US in coming months

Featured - March 31, 2021

The U.S. private sector added 517,000 new jobs in March, the biggest gain in the last six months, according to ADP, the human resource management company. The vaccine rol...

Companies considering “Zoomless” day a week to combat video fatigue

Featured - March 30, 2021

Working from the comfort of your home was welcomed by many during corona times, but then the difficulties of working in a remote environment set in. Constant video confer...

Multi-tasking is detrimental to mental health and profession

Featured - March 28, 2021

The work-from-home situation due to the prolonged lockdowns resulting from the Pandemic means many are now increasingly seeing the home-life and work boundaries blurring....

Goldman Sachs CEO speaks in support of junior bankers’ woes of workplace abuse

Featured - March 24, 2021

In a message to his staff across the globe, David Solomon, the CEO of Goldman Sachs, came out in support of junior bankers who had complained of excessive work hours and ...

Phishing Attack on Naukri.com Leaves Tech Company Vulnerable and 100s of Duped Candidates

Featured - March 18, 2021

Cyberspace crime is a serious fallout of the digitization of our world. Hacking and stealing of data for nefarious purposes have become a bane for individuals and organiz...

UK Supreme Court declares Uber Driver as workers in landmark case

Featured - February 22, 2021

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that drivers employed by Uber are workers and not contractors or self-employed and entitled to minimum wages and holiday pay. The ruling is...

Norway’s Wealthiest Sovereign Fund Pushes For Gender Equality on Company Boards

Featured - February 15, 2021

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, one of the world’s largest oil investment fund with $1.3 trillion in assets, wants more diversity and gender equality reflected on the...

KPMG UK head resigns over insensitive comments about pandemic-led staff issues

Featured - February 13, 2021

KPMG UK head resigns over insensitive comments about pandemic-led  staff issues Allegation of being tone-deaf to the plight of employees and declaring there is nothing c...

Eli Lilly CFO resigns over misconduct in workplace

Featured - February 10, 2021

Eli Lilly & Co. announced that its chief financial officer Josh Smiley had resigned over his involvement with an employee in the firm. The company hired an external c...

Unilever to adopt “hybrid model” of remote and office for staff post-pandemic

Featured - January 31, 2021

The pandemic has changed many things; the new normal is strict hygiene, social distancing, and distant working. Remote work and work-from-home is here to stay, and expert...

SoftBank accuses ex-employee of leaking 5G secrets

Featured - January 13, 2021

Corporate fraud and stealing of trade secrets are common accusations in Silicon Valley, but such crimes are rare and unusual in Japan. ...

Regards? Or is it ‘Thanks’? Here are the worst email mistakes

Featured - January 06, 2021

From cringey sign offs to annoying email faux pas, these are the worst email mistakes everyone makes. ...

Alphabet Workers Union to bring back the ‘Don’t be evil’ motto

Featured - January 05, 2021

The ‘Alphabet Workers Union’ aims to tackle ongoing issues like pay disparity, retaliation and controversial government contracts. ...

Retail will continue downward spiral with major job losses in 2021

Featured - January 03, 2021

The economies of the world have taken a beating due to the pandemic and it is predicted that it will take at least another two years for the various countries to reach no...