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?'
Tags: meta, Firing, employees, LinkedIn, business
Courtesy: India Today
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.
Tags: Google, LAYOFFS, Engineer, LinkedIn, Indian Business
Courtesy: India Today
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
Tags: Ratan Tata, LinkedIn, netizens, Pune Start-up, Entrepreneurs
Courtesy: Zee news
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
Tags: LinkedIn, India, Hindi, Hindi Interface, language
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
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
Tags: LinkedIn, Microsoft, China, Social Network
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.
Tags: Covid -19, Microsoft, LinkedIn, remote workers
Courtesy: Business Insider
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'.
Tags: New York Times, LinkedIn, job, correspondent, PM Narendra Modi
Courtesy: East Coast Daily
Data Suggests Microsoft Is Backing Biden's Presidential Campaign
OpenSecrets, a website that tracks money in political campaigns, has claimed Microsoft is backing Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden in the US presidential elections. Reportedly, although companies are prohibited to have direct political engagements, Microsoft managed to donate through its employees and 'political action committees'. The data also suggests LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman and his wife have financial stake in Biden’s campaign.… read-more
Tags: US Presidential Election, Joe BIden, Democratic, Donald Trump, Washington D.C., Microsoft, LinkedIn
Courtesy: Telegraph India