Apple released its brand new Apple iPhone 7 at a glittering event last week. It has an incredible camera, a faster processor, and is water resistant like never before – CEO Tim Cook called it the best iPhone ever made. But it doesn’t come cheap. Apple has just released the prices for its new phones in India, and they’re clearly amongst the highest for any phone ever. If you’re a discerning customer who wants nothing but…
The companies that proudly promote their “Pizza, beer and ping pong” culture may have been on to something. According to a study conducted by Dan Ariely for his book “The Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations”, it’s Pizza, compliments, and money, in that order that motivate employees to work harder. To conduct the study, Ariely set up 4 work groups at a semiconductor family in Israel and sent 3 out of them different text messages…
It’s been a bad day for Airtel. Jio has pulled the carpet from under its feet with feet with ludicrously cheap plans, it is being roundly mocked on social media, and its stock has tanked a whole 6 percent. You’d think such a day couldn’t get any worse, but apparently it can. Airtel’s former brand ambassador, Shah Rukh Khan, has switched sides to Jio on the very day of its launch. And is seen happily promoting…
In a landmark move by Mukesh Ambani, the much awaited mobile network Jio was officially announced. With it’s free voice calls for life, no roaming charges and cheap data tariff, sure as hell, it’s going to disrupt the telecom industry in India. Rival telecom players Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and others already have a lot to worry about, and their stocks have reflected the panic. Meanwhile conspiracy theories have also emerged on how the Jio logo looks like Oil spelled backwards. Everyone’s excited, and the Twitteratti of course have spoken.
Every now and then, a comic oasis blooms amidst the dreary office desert when notes left by beleaguered colleagues turn into a source of mirth. Next time you want to teach Raj from accounting a lesson, here’s some ideas for your passive aggressive best. These notes will guilt trip them, but make others roar in laughter first.
While the world was glued to the biggest sporting event, the Olympics in Rio, a smaller bunch of people were competing to prove their skills in Microsoft Excel. (And Word and PowerPoint.)
And instead of the massive stadiums, the courts, and mysterious-green pools of Rio, sat rows of computers loaded up with every Good Employee’s 3 best friends: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Lizzie Chapman hilariously describes a day in the life of an average startup person in Bengaluru, India’s silicon valley.
Getting fired is bad enough – having a viral video made out of is infinitely worse.
The job market is competitive, and finding one can be extremely challenging. Finding a good soulmate can be the only thing tougher than finding a good job. However, this woman from New York seems to think otherwise. Delighted by having scored a lovely job, Benita Abrahams, decided to give it the respect the event deserved and created a photoshoot with her…job.
While a government bank like SBI might have stuck out like a sore thumb alongside the job listings of some of the hottest startups and aspirational tech companies in India on a job portal, one click inside confirmed its government-job roots. We break down some of the requirements to apply for the open roles at SBI to get a glimpse into how jobs in government organisations work.