Directi Sends Touching Letters To Campus Recruits’ Parents

Directi Sends Touching Letters To Campus Recruits’ Parents

It’s often hard for companies to retain a connect with their recruits between their campus placements and their joining dates, and students too are in a strange limbo between college life and the real world. Directi wanted that things be different this year. They decided to step in and surprise their campus recruits this Diwali.

How We Lost Rs 15,00,000 In Our Startup

How We Lost Rs 15,00,000 In Our Startup

I thought I would make millions through my startup, but I failed miserably. I’d read shiny stories of Flipkart and Zomato, but nobody told me that 90% startups fail within two years of starting up, I failed in the first year. Sometimes I feel being cheated but the fault was mine, I believed one side of the story.

In Layoffs And Retrenchments, There Is More Than Meets The Eye

In Layoffs And Retrenchments, There Is More Than Meets The Eye

Although there is huge outrage of start-ups retrenching employees, actual facts and figures behind these lays offs and shutdowns are not what meets the eye. Dearth of investments may not be the identified cause. Yes, the cheque sizes or amounts being invested in start-ups may be declining but the overall funding story is quite different.

This Is How 11 Companies Celebrated Diwali In The Office

This Is How 11 Companies Celebrated Diwali In The Office

As one of the biggest and most auspicious festivals in India, Diwali has a huge significance as far as workplace celebrations go. Most companies decorate the office and distribute sweets and gifts to the employees. Some even go as far as conducting ethinic day, Diwali-themed activities, a feast, the works.

Here’s a roundup of the diwali festivities at some of the Indian companies, each unique and interesting in their own way, on the last working day before Diwali.

Sensitivity and Empathy Required During Layoffs

Sensitivity and Empathy Required During Layoffs

With startups like Localbanya, TinyOwl, Zomato, Helpchat letting go off employees, employees across the startup sector, where people were rushing towards until recently, are spooked. Indian startups require thousands of engineers and skilled workers, and now compete with large MNCs for talent, hence there is a huge demand and supply gap, which leads to salary hikes.

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