Tag: Flexibility

47% Indian tech firms ready to offer flexibility to lure talent:...

Due to the pandemic, the year 2020, saw the hiring activity plummeting. There was an 18 per cent dip in hiring in India last...

22% growth in freelance jobs in Jan 2019 to 2021: Survey

The demand for freelancers shot up in May – June 2020, showing a two-fold increase as compared to the same time period in 2019....

‘Unlimited leaves, work from anywhere’: Grant Thornton Bharat to staff

Grant Thornton Bharat LLP, the accounting firm, has decided to allow its employees unlimited leaves and also work from anywhere. There will be no limit...

Salesforce to allow staff choice of daily work schedule

Salesforce has decided to allow its employees to choose from three ways of working — flexible, fully remote and office-based. The cloud computing company...

53% Indian cos to hire more, 60% to give increments: Report

While the pandemic led to a dip in hiring activities by 18 per cent in 2020, across India, things seem to be looking up...

upGrad introduces flexibility, grants ESOPs

upGrad, the online education firm, has decided to reward its employees for its success in the year 2020, by granting ESOPs or employee stock...

TresVista hires 300, will adopt hybrid work model

TresVista, the company that provides high-end outsourced support for asset managers, entrepreneurs and corporates, in line with its people-first priorities, has hired about 300...

Hybrid work model is Infosys’ preference

Considering the uncertainty surrounding the workplace owing to the ongoing pandemic, Infosys prefers the flexibility of a hybrid model of work for its employees....

4 days of WFH a week for Hong Kong HSBC staff

HSBC, Hong Kong, will allow its staff greater flexibility for work, by allowing them to work at least four days a week from their...

Open leave policy — is India ready?

A great deal of thought goes into a leave requisition. After all, balance leaves have to be adjusted and one has to be prepared...

Unexpected perks of work blending into life

‘As long as the work is delivered, you can do whatever you want’. This is the new mantra driving many team leads, and a...

Axis Bank’s GIG-A-Opportunities to boost job opportunities in small towns

Axis Bank has launched a platform for alternate work models to encourage, flexible working and ensure more inclusivity and diversity. Aptly called, GIG-A Opportunities,...

Oyo staff successfully use combo of home + co-working spaces

Hospitality company, Oyo, has allowed its employees to follow a combination of ‘work from home’ and ‘work from flexible co-working spaces’. It is mainly...

No permit needed to retrench 300 or less: Gujarat govt

Gujarat government has allowed industrial units employing 300 workers or less to lay off workers or shut shop without seeking permission from the state...

Will the workplace be more flexible post lockdown?

The lockdown has taught us many lessons and also transformed workplace practices like never before. Both the organisation and the employees have enjoyed the...

Why gig economy is on the rise

The corporate world is changing at an alarming pace, and so are the preferences of employees. The expectations that millennials have are far different...

Are remote workers more productive than in-house employees?

Five years ago, the viability of working remotely was the hottest topic of discussion. A lot of questions revolved around whether working from home...

Indian companies are pitching their harassment policies to potential recruits

More Indian professionals (87 per cent) believe that prevention of harassment at the workplace is extremely important for future hiring, than their global counterparts...

A bouncy ball or a deflated tube – which one would...

The greatest danger in current times is resistance to change. The hiring goals of HR have changed over the years. The qualities they seek...

C-suite at Tatas to handhold 300 potential women leaders

As part of this project 180 CXOs and 35 CEOs from 45 group companies will come together to mentor 300 high-potential women executives.

How e-commerce is redefining HR

Though business in e-commerce is driven by technology, the human element continues to play a pivotal role in new-age economies, making the role of HR more dynamic and challenging.

Leadership wellness coaching – Just what your organisation needs today!

It has been a year since the world was hit by the pandemic, consequent lockdowns, lifestyle changes and new ways of working! Everything as...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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“HR’s evolution as a strategic rather than just another business function is a mixed...

2020: What to learn – what to erase Clearly, 2020 dispelled big myths around physical presence. While one has to concede that many jobs (like...

LearnVern raises over USD 1 million funding

Ahmedabad-based edtech platform, LearnVern, has managed to raise more than one million US dollars in funding from international investors. The fund invests in strong...

“Participation and sustainability of women’s employment will increase,” Lalit Kar

  2020: What to learn – what to erase A major paradigm shift has happened in terms of accepting ‘work from home’ (WFH) as a way...

As a retention strategy, Walmart to shift hourly workers to full-time roles

In a bid to retain employees, Walmart Inc. will shift more of its US workforce to full-time positions. The retailer expects at least two-thirds...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...