Jobs and people have a love and hate relationship. You need them to earn your bread and live a respectable life, but at the same time, they can be your biggest enemies. Stress, lack of time for pursuing your passion, draconian office rules etc. can often make people hate their jobs. While the reason to hate a job is highly subjective, there are some common triggers or patterns that establish some of the most common ones. On a thread on social opinion website Reddit, people were asked why they hated their jobs, and these were the top reasons.
Reliance is launching a 4G network and the 25,000+ employees would be the first one to try it. The company will have a soft launch for Jio on December 27th, where A.R. Rahman and Shahrukh Khan are slated to perform to the company’s 25,000+ employees and their families. The network will however be thrown open to the public only by mid next year.
In the latest of collaborations between a Hollywood biggie and an Indian business magnate, director Steven Spielberg ( of Jaws, ET and Jurassic Park fame) and Anil Ambani have come together to form Amblin Partners. The entity will primarily focus on producing and distributing films using the DreamWorks Pictures, Amblin Entertainment and Participant Media brands.
IT giants Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Cognizant, which were one of the biggest companies to be hit during the Chennai floods have now individually announced plans to help the employees affected by the floods and also earmark funds to help with relief work.
Infosys takes a firm step ahead to the future. India’s second largest software service company now plans to set up a 7MW solar plant in its Hyderabad campus to create renewable source of energy to meet electricity needs of next few years.
With competition in the Indian ecommerce space intensifying, Flipkart has taken a big step towards consolidating its numero uno position by securing an investment of $700 million. It is the first time the company has raised money this year, and this deal values it at a whopping $15 billion.
According to Startup Ecosystem Report published by San Francisco based startup bench-marking firm Compass, Bengaluru is the world’s 15th best startup ecosystem, up from 19 in the last report published in 2012. Bengaluru is rated on five parameters – funding, market reach, talent, experience, and performance of startups.
Pepperfry, one of the leading online furniture retailer companies in India, raised a whooping USD 100 million as their fourth round of investment from Goldman Sachs, Zodius Technology Fund, and their existing investors Bertelsmann India Investments and Norwest Venture Partners.
In today’s fast-paced world, how often do we manage to take out time to surprise our loved ones and bring out a smile? It is where Oye Happy comes to the rescue. Started by Harsh Khemani and Varun Todi, Oye Happy is a fun and fresh start-up that operates on one motto. Happiness!
In what is probably a huge and a bold move by a company of its size, US based consulting company Accenture is eliminating annual performance appraisal reviews come September.