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IANS 23 February 2021
As the pandemic has severely impacted the employment scenario and several sectors still remain fragile, loss of income or employment remains the biggest personal concern of urban Indians, according to a survey.   The WEF-Ipsos survey showed that at least two out of three three Indians...

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Amitabha Banerjee Amitabha Banerjee 19 February 2021
T’s campaign against the HR head found an excellent avenue.   The HR head had embarked on a “job evaluation” exercise.   As anyone with any sense knows, if you do such an exercise the following will happen:   - 80% of the staff will remain in their current job grades,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 February 2021
ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company announced the appointment of Anand Shah as Head of PMS (portfolio management service) & AIF (alternative investment fund) Investments.    Speaking at the occasion, Nimesh Shah, MD & CEO, ICICI Prudential AMC said “We  at  ICICI  Prudential ...

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Amitabha Banerjee Amitabha Banerjee 05 February 2021
‘T’ was in constant strife with the various functional heads, such as HR, finance, audit, etc, who reported to his Boss, the managing director, along with T.    In particular, T had a running battle with the HR head.   In my early days with T, I was summoned to his office...

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Amitabha Banerjee Amitabha Banerjee 29 January 2021
COVID-19 has changed people’s lives – how they spend their time, how they manage housework, how they socialise, and how they work. Work from home (WFH) has become the norm, at least for now. How does it work, for both employee and employer?   First, some data – all from reliable...

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Amitabha Banerjee Amitabha Banerjee 22 January 2021
Preface   You cannot choose your parents or your children, they say.   Well, you can run away from oppressive parents, or opt to remain childless.   But, you cannot avoid bosses. Wherever you go to earn a living, there will be a boss. You have to live with your bosses....

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Amitabha Banerjee Amitabha Banerjee 08 January 2021
In the 1970s and 1980s, the non-resident Indians (NRIs) held an exalted position in the minds of average Indians. They returned home from time to time with attractive gifts, the latest gadgets, seemingly unlimited spending money, and stories of the wonderful lives they lived in those far-off...

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Amitabha Banerjee Amitabha Banerjee 11 December 2020
Teaching is my hobby. I have been teaching at various venues for many years now. So, when a local business school invited me to teach banking in its master of business administration (MBA) programme, I happily accepted.   My very first teaching session was a revelation.    I...

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When it comes to hiring, soft skills, work flexibility, anti-harassment policies and pay transparency have emerged as the four trends that will gain momentum in India this year, Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn said on Wednesday.   The research revealed that...

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Prabhat Kumar (IANS) 27 July 2018
A proposal from the prime minister's office to allocate cadre of civil servants after taking into account their performances in the Foundation Course has raised several eyebrows.   Experts believe that the ill-conceived decision-in-the-making will have an adverse impact on the overall...

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Chandraprabha Venkatagiri 24 July 2018
The bags are not completely unpacked and I am yet to recover from jetlag. Venkat, my better-half, shows a couple of messages on WhatsApp that I am yet to check. Then, as if on cue, he shows me a news article that says that admissions to MBA this year are expected to plunge to an all-time low....

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Do employees take advantage of all tax-saving benefits available to them? Research by Zeta-Nielsen on 1,233 employees from manufacturing and service sector showed that one in four employees did not understand tax-saving possibilities through benefits that form part of their salary...

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Chandraprabha Venkatagiri 25 January 2018
Giri (my better half) always chides me for attempting to show things in poor light. But I cannot help it, can I? Even as I plan my annual trip to the US in February, I thought I must share certain happenings that will definitely be in the interest of the larger public. I know that Moneylife...

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In a blow to Twitter's expansion plans, the micro-blogging platform's Chief Operating Officer (COO) Anthony Noto has quit the company.   Noto will join online lender Social Finance (known as SoFi) as CEO.   "Noto has been an incredible advocate for Twitter and a trusted...

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IANS 28 September 2017
Financial services provider Tata Capital on Thursday announced the appointment of banking industry veteran Rajiv Sabharwal as its CEO and Managing Director-designate.   According to the company, Sabharwal will join Tata Capital from January 2018 and would take over from the firm's...

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Venkatesh G Venkatesh G 11 August 2017
Job losses have been increasing with alarming speed. The media are full of reports about the impact of recession in the software sector. Thousands have lost their jobs in the past few months and more are expected to follow. Corporate chief executive officers (CEOs) have said that layoffs must...

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IANS 15 February 2017
Over 80 per cent of India's millennials -- those born between 1980-2000 -- say they work harder than their bosses, as their work hours stretch longer than their managers', a survey revealed on Wednesday.   According to the survey conducted by Talentedge, a Delhi-based Ed-Tech firm,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 December 2016
Vistaar Financial Services Private Limited, an  NBFC (non-banking finance company), focused on lending to small businesses in rural and semi-urban areas, announced the appointment of CB Bhave as the non-executive chairman and independent director of the company, according to a release from...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 October 2016
In another exit, well not as big news as Tata Sons, Subramanian Anand, who was re-designated as Group Operating Officer of National Stock Exchange (NSE) on 1 April 2015, has reportedly resigned from his post. As per our understanding, and information, the Board of Directors of NSE met last...

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Moneylife Digital Team 12 October 2016
Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s Executive Director Gurumoorthy Mahalingam is appointed as Whole Time Member (WTM) of market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), replacing Prashant Saran, who retired in June.    In a gazette notification, the Financial Market Division...

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