Tag: burnout

How to deal with leadership burnout?

One of the most common expressions in workplace parlance, ‘burnout’, has acquired greater ubiquity since the COVID-19 pandemic. Affecting both regular employees and those...

59% Indian employees may have mental health issues, 55% are emotionally...

Does your employee look sad and tired? Is he or she indecisive and disinterested in fun activities? Does he / she find it difficult...

Should one consider changing the job function to fight burnout?

In the initial phase of his career, Rajeev was fortunate enough to join a media firm that was on a growth trajectory. Given his...

How can HR teams avoid burnout

One of the principal motives of the human resources (HR) function is to look after the employees of the organisation. However, what happens when...

Burnout — Is having a burnout leave policy a solution?

That burnout is a serious issue requiring immediate attention was realised by companies only during the pandemic. It is not that burnout was unheard...

How companies measure burnout in employees

Companies have been talking and literally bragging about all that they have done or are doing for their employees’ mental health during and post...

How Unisys keeps employee burnout at bay

With work-from-home tossing work-life balance out of the window for many, employee burnout has become a more frequently-observed phenomenon since the pandemic started. A...

Bumble gives week-long break to staff to rest

American social-media company, Bumble, closed for a week, so that its employees can relax and de-stress. It is reported that the move is aimed...

Nurses strike against low pay, burnout, in New Zealand

It is not just in India that nurses and doctors are fighting for better remuneration and working conditions. New Zealand witnessed around 30,000 nurses...

92% Indian professionals feel meditation can reduce stress: Study

While one third of workers in India are suffering from increased burnout, as revealed by the Microsoft Work Trend Index report, it is heartening...

Rewards and recognition can keep absenteeism at bay

With the work environment becoming increasingly competitive and with rising workloads, smaller paychecks and seasonal virals, it's not surprising to see so many employees...

‘Burnout’ is a legitimate workplace hazard: WHO

For the first time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has added the term ‘burnout’ in its recent International Statistical Classification of Diseases and related...

Is Morgan Stanley laying off 2% of its workforce?

Morgan Stanley may be laying off about two per cent of its workforce. If media reports are to be believed, of the more than...

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One’s loss is another’s gain – The positive side of layoffs

The tech sector has been gripped by a flurry of layoffs. The mood is far from upbeat as bad times are being predicted. With...

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

Offering career guidance to employees’ kids, new way of engaging with staff

To bring some respite to their employees from the anxiety caused by juggling their professional and personal lives, several companies have offered career-guidance programmes...

Has FIS asked 400 Pune employees to leave?

Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Pune, the Indian arm of the American multinational fintech firm, is on a layoff spree, to deal with redundancy....

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...