The festive season is in full swing, and Indian e-commerce giants are battling it out for a share of India’s online shopping pie. The 3 biggest players – Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal – are running simultaneous sales from 13th to 17th October, and marketing and promotions have been fierce.
Harvard Business Review has just calculated and released a list of 25 best performing CEOs of the world. And the even the most famous companies’ heads don’t feature in the top slots.
Berkshire Hathway is a gigantic global conglomerate. Headed by billionaire investor Warren Buffet, it has interests in multinational corporations like IBM, American Express and Coca Cola. An investment decision by the company can shake up stock markets, and its total assets in 2014 were 526 billion.
However its website looks like this.
Last year, ConveGenius was awarded the “Best Startup to Work For” award in the ed-tech category. It wasn’t surprising at all for the team, as the founders since the beginning had personally designed every workplace policy to keep the culture as hospitable as possible. Today, Shashank Pandey, the co-founder of ConveGenius shares his secrets on how he built an amazing workplace, exclusively on Office Chai.
SutraHR’s new Bombay office looks straight out of an art project, a DIY hobbyist’s den and a quaint French cafe all rolled into one.
Bangalore has yet another swanky office to add to its growing list.  7, one of the world’s largest providers of chat agents, has set up a spanking new office in the city.
The office is spread over 4.5 lakh square feet and can house 7,000 employees.
Instamojo has recently turned 3, and the company has moved into a swanky new Bangalore office. Founded in 2012 by Aditya Sengupta, Akash Gehani, Harshad Sharma and Sampad Swain, Instamojo provides customers a platform to sell digital goods like ebooks, reports, comic books, music, software, templates, photos and tutorials by listing the item on the website and sharing the web link with others.
Indian startup employees have never had it so good. After Flipkart and Snapdeal had annouced new offices that would make the most jaded employee start looking forward to Mondays, Freecharge has come up with a brand new office of its own.
Mark Zuckerberg has been opening up about his personal life of late. (You’d think that would come with being the owner of a website that’s built on people sharing travel updates and baby pictures). He’s been using Facebook to share his travel pics, his views about world events, and even letting the world know that his wife was expecting. But he’s just gone ahead and done something he hadn’t done yet – he’s offered the world a tantalizing glimpse into Facebook’s office.
It’s every public speaker’s nightmare come true. While speaking at a Frankfurt event with thousands of media personnel and auto fans in attendance, BMW CEO Harald Kruger was overcome by a dizzying fit and fainted on stage.