White-collar jobs and that sinking feeling9 min read 11 May 2020, 09:46 PM IST
As the pain from covid-19 intensifies, the higher layers of India’s job pyramid are facing the heat
While variable pay will disappear, a few organizations are delaying a part of the fixed compensation. It would be paid out at the end of the year as a ‘longevity payment’.
NEW DELHI : At 11.45am on 6 April, an HR professional working with NIIT Technologies was requested to “catch up" with his supervisor via Microsoft Teams. What followed wasn’t pleasant. “Put in your resignation over email and write you are resigning due to personal reasons. That way, your background checks will not get affected in the future," the supervisor told him in a measured tone, adding that a Boston Consulting Group audit had flagged extra employees in HR.
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