Read Sundar Pichai's email to Google employees on coming back to officeInternet search giant Google has announced that it is delaying the back to office date for employees until January 10, 2022. This was announced by company’s CEO Sundar Pichai in an email to the employees. Pichai cited that the delay in the deadline has been made keeping in mind how variable the conditions are with the Covid-19 across the world right now. Due to this, the global voluntary return-to-office policy by Google has been extended to January 10, 2022.
Tech jobs: Why everyone wants to be a product managerA product manager's role doesn’t hinge on technical skills like coding, yet it is the most hyped in the tech startup space in India at the moment. It is also, however, riddled with myths. We try to dissect the hype.
Google employees to know how their pay may change if they move officesInternet search giant Google has been among those companies that never made the work-from-home option permanent, unlike Twitter and Facebook that had given the employees the work-from-home option “forever.” Now, the company has rolled out a new tool — called Work Location Tool — for its employees to request for permanent remote workers or asking for any change in office location.
Tech hiring rebounds in May; overall job market still weak, says reportThere was a 2 per cent decline in the overall number of new job posts in May on the SCIKEY Market Network, a job site, including in sectors like banking with a dip of 12 per cent, retail 16 per cent and FMCG 12 per cent, while there was a growth of 5 per cent in the insurance sector.
Wipro may have some 'good news' for its junior staff IT services major Wipro on Friday said it will give wage hikes to junior employees with effect from September 1, 2021. As announced earlier, all eligible employees above band C1 (managers and above) will receive pay hikes effective June 1, it added.
Calming booths, meditation: Amazon has a plan for 'exhausted' employeesBeing one of the biggest companies in the world means that Amazon is also one of the most sought after among professionals. Yet, there have been reports that it’s not the easiest places to work and workers have often complained over working conditions — especially those who work in warehouses. Amazon clearly wants to counter that narrative and wants to become — in the company’s own words — the “Earth’s Safest Place to Work”.
After delay, these IT companies are giving double incrementMany IT companies are giving a second round of salary increases and promotions within months of the previous one. Last year’s salary increment had initially been deferred on account of the pandemic and business downturn. But as business picked up in the second half of the year, increments were given with effect from late last calendar year or early this year. Now, with intense competition for talent, companies are rewarding employees again.