Tag: five day week

Bank unions reiterate demand for a five-day work week for staff

Time and again, bank employees have raised the demand for more consideration towards their safety. Bank employees’ unions have reiterated their demand for a...

Sikkim drops five-day week for state government employees

The Government in Sikkim has decided to do away with the practice of a five-day work week for staff of government and public-sector units....

Five-day work week for Maharashtra Government employees on the cards

Employees working for the Government of Maharashtra, who presently get only second and fourth Saturdays off every month, may soon be able to enjoy...

Is Tesla reducing hiring, production in China?

If media reports are to be believed, the demand for Tesla’s electric vehicles has not kept up with expectations, in China. As a result,...

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‘Learning Tuesdays’ at Barco are not just about learning

Growth of employees has become a priority for most organisations today, and growth does not only happen through promotions and pay raises alone. Upskilling...

Why do we need a chief encouragement officer?

Encouragement at the workplace is the most underrated concept. Is it necessary? Yes, of course. Is it provided? No, not really. Leaders today also need...

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...

Is Swiggy preparing to lay off employees?

In addition to losses, Swiggy, the food-delivery platform has been grabbing headlines for the ongoing strike by its employees in Kochi. Now, according to...

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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...