Founded in 1981, Infosys is the torchbearer of India’s IT revolution. It is India’s sixth largest publicly traded company and currently employs 180,000 employees in offices scattered across the country.
Its Mysore campus is a proud testament to the company’s values and its soaring ambition. It is spread over a sprawling 350 acres in the green environs of Mysore.
Long before they became the world class raconteurs we know them to be, and had all the success, fame and money, these authors had normal day jobs to support themselves. As they say art imitates life, many of their writings and incidents in the books were inspired by their jobs.
While most authors kept their jobs after becoming successful authors, some of them even kept the jobs along with their publishing career. In no particular order here’s a list of some famous authors, and their jobs.
Move over 10% hikes and prime parking spots. A Chinese company has just gone all out to reward its star performers. Top performing employees at Qihoo 360, a cybersecurity based out Beijing, will be rewarded with package that includes a trip to Bali and a new Porsche 911 – and an opportunity to spend the night with Japanese porn star Julia Kyoka.
No, I’m not about to actually say these to him anytime soon, but god knows how I’ve felt the urge to say them.
I don’t think I’m the only person who’s spent many an exasperated moment wanting to say a few things to our bosses, but simply can’t. Either you value the job too much to risk losing it, or just in deference to seniority, how we do react to the boss is not always how we feel. So, here’s some things I want to say to my boss, even if he’s mostly not going to read it. Some boss, somewhere, might.
Instead of contacting consultants or cold-calling recruiters, 28 yr old Carrie Kemeling decided to take matters, and her resumes into her hands, and did this creative stunt to land job offers.
Chinese internet workers are a pretty efficient lot. They’re building cutting-edge software, founding world-class companies, and in their spare time, hacking a US website or two. But they are facing a problem familiar to engineers the world over – their offices are, erm, sausage fests.
Banking, finance and technology professionals have reason to be upbeat. The next two years are going to see tremendous job opportunities in the banking sector in India.
Two new banks are ready to roll out. Bandhan Bank is commencing operations on August 23, 2015. It would start operations with 600 branches, of which 200 would be in metro and urban areas. IDFC Bank is slated to start operations from October 1, 2015 with 20 branches, of which 5 would be in metropolitan cities.
A lot can happen over poo.
And it’s not a typo. You read it right. Apparently, the Senegal National Sanitation Utility is experimenting with a mind-boggling Uber style waste management system in Dakar, the capital of West African nations. Eighty percent of Senegal residents use pit latrines and due to a problematic sewage system, the pit-emptiers charge excessively to clean up the dirt. So the government has decided to introduce a SMS service to collect and sell it!
In an ideal workplace, a good boss shares his success with the employees. But such bosses are as rare as the Amur Leopard. So is Yang Yuanqing – the CEO of Lenovo. Because whenever a boss goes out of his way to show generosity to the workers, history remembers.
The Indian office worker has never had it so good.
A month after Flipkart had people swooning over its new Bangalore office, Snapdeal has come up with a swanky new workplace of its own. Located in a sprawling 450,000 sq. ft campus in Gurgaon, it can house close to 4,500 employees.