The world needs more good news! That’s why we’ve decided to gather some good Human Resources (HR) and Employee Experience (EX) stories every week (at least till Covid-19 lasts) to inspire you and make you feel hopeful about the future.

Stay with us folks, we are gonna sail through this together!

 

  1. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. will not effect any layoffs due to coronavirus lockdowns. Tata group company, which has about 4.5 lakh employees worldwide, also said it will not rescind job offers to 40,000 new hires and get all of them onboard. (Source: Bloomberg | Quint) 
  2. Google, Cisco, Capgemini, TCS, Accenture, Wipro, Cognizant, Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Godrej, PepsiCo, Biocon, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), McKinsey, and Bain & Company, and banking firms such as Kotak Mahindra, ICICI Bank, Citi and Axis Bank are some of the companies that have assured that they will be fulfilling their promises made to the new joiners. (Source: Trak.in)
  3. JP Morgan to prevent any new layoffs. JP Morgan has 34,000 employees in India, its largest workforce outside the US. SAP said it is committed to not making significant layoffs for 90 days. SAP India is estimated to have around 13,000 employees in India. Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman was quoted in the US media as saying that employees’ jobs would be safe this year. It has 3,300 technologists in India. (Source: Times of India)
  4. L&T has pledged to support about 160,000 contract workers by continuing to pay their wages and providing them with food and basic amenities. (Source: Business Today)
  5. 200,000 job openings posted in the last four weeks — and 80,000 of them are entry level positions (Source: Business Insider) 
  6. TCS and Wipro are reportedly hiring 30000 and 12000 employees this financial year. Cognizant is also keeping up with its word of hiring 20,000 freshers in this fiscal year. Moreover, Capgemini has also opened up recruitment for more than 4000 lateral hires in the second quarter of this year and will onboard all of them. (Source: Trak.in)
  7. Byju’s, Unacademy, upGrad and other edtech companies hiring now (Source: Business Insider)
  8. Visionet India to Hire 1500 Employees, Invites Applications from Interested Candidates (Source: DQ India)
  9. Capgemini India gives salary hike to 70% staff, retains employees on bench(Source: Money Control)

There are million stories like this that we don’t know about, but they sure deserve all our respect. If you know any such story, please share it with us. We would love to tell the world about more positive news!

“Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.” – Chris Bradford

 

 

If you are looking for more good news.. continue reading👇🏻 (they ain’t from HR industry):

  • Tatas Trusts pledge Rs 500 crore for fight against coronavirus in India [Source]
  • Wipro Group and Azim Premji Foundation that committed Rs 1,125 crore said that the donations [Source]
  • Coal India pledged Rs 220 crore towards coronavirus, while consumer goods company ITC pledged Rs 150 crore. HDFC Group also committed Rs 150 crore to the PM CARES fund. [Source]
  • Vedanta Chairman Anil Agarwal Pledges Rs 100 Crore For India’s Fight Against Coronavirus[Source
  • PepsiCo Makes Massive Pledge To India’s Covid Fight: 5 Million Meals, 25,000 Testing Kits [Source

  • Adani Foundation and Jindal’s JSW Group contributed Rs 100 Crore Each [Source]

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank, Uday Kotak jointly pledge ₹50 crore to PM-CARES Fund [Source]

  • Lakshmi Mittal Companies Pledge Rs 100 Crore to PM-Cares Fund [Source]
  • Bharti Airtel pledges Rs 100 crore for India’s battle against coronavirus[Source]

  • Covid-19 India: SBI employees pledge Rs 100 crore to PM CARES Fund [Source]

  • Walmart, Flipkart pledge Rs 46 crore towards India’s COVID-19 efforts [Source]

  • VS Motor Company and Sundaram-Clayton Limited pledge Rs 30 crore towards COVID-19 relief [Source
  • Coronavirus: Pernod Ricard India pledges Rs 15 Cr to support healthcare facilities [Source]
  • Kalyan Jewellers and Financial services firm Motilal Oswal too have joined the contributors’ list by committing Rs 10 crore and Rs 5 crore, respectively [Source]
  • Credit Suisse pledges Rs 4.5 cr for COVID-19 relief efforts [Source]
  • Kia Motors India Pledge Rs 2 Crore To Support India’s Fight Against Coronavirus [Source]
  • Alpine Capital, Fosun RZ donate 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits to India [Source]

List Of Donations Made By Indian Sportspersons, Federations Towards PM Cares Fund To Fight Coronavirus Pandemic [Source