Bits Pilani

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Bits Pilani Allows Year Off For Students Working On Startups

In a way to boost start-ups in India, Bits Pilani allowed their students in their final year to take a year off from college and work on ideas for startup companies. The new 'Innovation and Startup Policy 2022" is implemented in Bits Pilani will not only provide time off, but will also give credit scores and 2% grace in semester exams, if their business models get national/state level recognition.

Wed, 28 Jun 2023 - 05:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BITS PILANI, Startup, students, Rajasthan Education, LinkedIn

Courtesy: The Hindu

Actor Turned Proffesor

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Twitter User Expose New Life Of CID Actor Vivek As Professor

Often seen in "CID" as Inspector Vivek, an actor who has switched his profession and become a "College Professor". Vivek Mashru, who was in the profession of acting for years, finally landed at a university and became an English Professor. The story of Vivek, from actor to professor, went viral on social media platforms. Vivek is in Bangalore and studying at CMR University. Even his LinkedIn profile changed from actor-professor.

Fri, 23 Jun 2023 - 03:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: CID Actor, Vivek Mashru, LinkedIn, Actor Turned Professor, Bengaluru University

Courtesy: English Talent


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Meta Holds Another Layoffs Globally, Technical Staff Affected

At meta, the layoffs once again started in a huge scale. In the fresh wave of layoffs, employees working in the technical and IT sector will be hit. As per sources, Meta (formerly Facebook) has kicked off a fresh round of layoffs, handing over pink slips to employees with technical backgrounds globally. Many employees took to their LinkedIn profiles and shared they layoff stories, informing how they were fired.

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 - 05:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: meta, Global Layoff, Technical Staff, LinkedIn, Jobs

Courtesy: Zee News India


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Woman Shares Her Layoff Story From Meta, Asks If Zuckerberg Took Paycut

A woman, who was impacted by the new round of layoffs, shared her story on LinkedIn and revealed how she was fired while being on her maternity leave. She also said that it is beyond her understanding how the Meta leadership team 'miscalculated so badly that they had to layoff thousands of employees'. She concluded the post by writing, 'Has Mark Zuckerberg taken a pay cut?'

Fri, 17 Mar 2023 - 09:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: meta, Firing, employees, LinkedIn, business

Courtesy: India Today


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Ex Employee Of Google Shares Heartfelt Note On LinkedIn

Google also added itself in the list of companies, which conducted a mass layoffs, leaving over 10,000 employees jobless. CEO Sundar Pichai, in a letter to employees, announced the tough decision and accepted ‘full responsibility’ for the same. Of all the layoffs, there was a story was of an engineer,  Joel Leitc who gave 16 years of his life and was laid off and shared his view on LinkedIn.

Tue, 07 Feb 2023 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Google, LAYOFFS, Engineer, LinkedIn, Indian Business

Courtesy: India Today

Repos Founders, Ratan Tata

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Netizens Motivated After Reading About Ratan Tata's Meeting With Pune Start-up Entrepreneurs On LinkedIn

Aditi Bhosale Walunj, a Repos co-founder, shared a story about Ratan Tata on LinkedIn. Walunj stated, “Repos is where it is today because of HIM. To showing him our first Mobile Fuel Station to him giving his insights, to having some amazing conversations over… read-more

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ratan Tata, LinkedIn, netizens, Pune Start-up, Entrepreneurs

Courtesy: Zee news

Linkedin now available in Hindi.

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LinkedIn Adds Hindi In Its Interface; Targets 600 Million People Globally

LinkedIn, famous as a job-sharing platform, on December 2, launched its Hindi interface, targeting 600 million Hindi speakers globally. The platform will now support 25 languages globally. Users can access their feed, profile, jobs, messaging, and create content in Hindi on iOS, Android, and desktops, reported PTI. "We are strengthening our vision to create economic opportunity for every member of the workforce,'' said Ashutosh Gupta, India… read-more

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 06:22 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: LinkedIn, India, Hindi, Hindi Interface, language

Linkedin and Chinese Flag

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Microsoft To Sunset Linkedin Over Tough Chinese Rules

In the biggest development, Microsoft has decided to close its service of LinkedIn in China and gave the reason to ''more challenging operating environment and greater compliance requirements in China''. Reportedly, the platform allows its Chinese users to ''access Linkedin's global social media platform'' but the government is reportedly against it. However, Microsoft will launch a new platform ''InJobs'' in China without ''social feed or… read-more

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 12:20 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: LinkedIn, Microsoft, China, Social Network


CEOs of Microsoft and Linkedln

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Microsoft, Linkedin Believes 'Work From Home' As New Office Culture

Citing to the COVID-19 variations, several companies like Microsoft and Linkedin are looking forward to continuing working in the online environment rather than returning to in-office mode. "We tried [setting a firm return date] and it doesn't work because I think the unknowns on the pandemic and also the other side of it is the worldwide nature of this," Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO said.

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 - 05:21 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid -19, Microsoft, LinkedIn, remote workers

Courtesy: Business Insider

PM Narendra Modi

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NY Times Invites Applicants With Criminal Record, 'Anti-Hindu', 'Anti-Modi'

The New York Times has posted a controversial job description on July 1 for those adhering to anti-Hindu and anti-Modi views to work as a South Asia Business Correspondent in New Delhi. Furthermore, it stated that any qualified applicants are welcome, “including those with criminal histories.” Besides, it claimed Narendra Modi 'has moved to rival China's economic and political heft in Asia-a drama that plays out along their tense border'.

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 10:53 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: New York Times, LinkedIn, job, correspondent, PM Narendra Modi

Courtesy: East Coast Daily