Category: Organisation Culture

Infosys terminates employee over controversial social media post on coronavirus

Indian tech giant Infosys recently announced that it has sacked one of its employees who wrote an “inappropriate post” on Twitter about the coronavirus pandemic. Announcing the termination of the employee’s services through Twitter, Infosys said, “Infosys has completed its investigation on the social media post by one of its employees, and we believe that…

Jack Ma and Alibaba Foundation pledge medical supplies to Asian nations fighting COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly to most of the countries in the world, corporates and organizations around the globe are setting up their humanitarian efforts in helping the countries which need maximum assistance. Recently, The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation announced plans to donate much-needed medical supplies to 10 more countries in…

Microsoft’s humanitarian act amid coronavirus outbreak

The novel coronavirus outbreak has hit the tech and manufacturing industry severely with many companies shutting down factories, closing operations or shifting work out by asking employees to work from home. The outbreak has led to the world’s largest work from home experiment to take place. As the Washington State has emerged as one of…

Quirky job titles you didn’t know exist

While starting your first job, the first thing that comes to your mind is about the designation you’ll be given. Some start as an associate or as some XYZ executive. When people ask you what you do for your company, you have to spend your five minutes or more in making them understand your responsibilities…

Tech Mahindra strengthens its diversity and inclusion initiatives, introduces same-sex adoption leave

In line with its HR transformation initiatives – Tech Mahindra has put in place new policies towards enabling better diversity and inclusion at workplace. One of their key initiative towards ensuring an inclusive workplace has been to allow same-sex couples 12 weeks of paid adoption leave. Their parenting policies support parents irrespective of their gender and allows new parents to spend more time with their newborns in their first year of parenthood.
The company has also put in place policies to provide for flexibility at work, work from home policies for new parents, and support groups for returning mothers, cancer patients and survivors.