Tag: health

Employee rejects work-from-home offer, sues employer

When he was told that he would not receive redundancy pay if he failed to work from home, an Australian employee working as a...

Workplace quality very important for 78% Millennials in the US

That the pandemic has pushed organisations to rethink operations is something that we are all aware of. But did we ever imagine that the...

ELGi staff, distributors participate in global fitness challenge

Employees and channel partners of ELGi Equipments, the air-compressor manufacturing company, came together to participate in the fourth edition of the annual #WhatsYourFinishLine fitness...

Brazil and India show strongest hiring prospects for Q4: Report

Despite worries of a recession, employers across the globe expect to continue hiring much needed talent, as per the Manpower Group Employment Outlook Survey. The...

Pristyn Care to expand team by 20% by 2023

Pristyn Care, the healthcare provider that offers secondary surgery care, is planning to expand its workforce by 20 per cent in a year’s time...

Noise focuses on employee wellbeing, moves to new workspace, revamps policies

In preparation for its expanding workforce, Noise, the Indian connected lifestyle tech brand, will soon launch its new office space headquartered in Gurugram, India....

Labour codes to come into force in October

Come October, and chances are that the four labour codes may come into force. The labour Ministry had initially planned to implement the code...

Private HR consultant to study, assess competencies of ministries

An HR consultancy firm will soon be looking into reorganising and restructuring the seven primary departments and ministries of the Government, including the Ministry...

Employee Engagement? Yes! But How?

Pre-COVID, Gallup had already put a dollar amount on employee disengagement — a whopping 34 per cent of a disengaged employee’s annual salary. The...

RepIndia announces 4-day mental health break for its employees

RepIndia, a marketing agency with offices in Mumbai and Delhi, has allowed its employees to take a four day mental health break this month,...

Tata Coffee’s ‘Work from Heart’

Tata Coffee has given a new explication to the acronym WFH – Work from Heart. It is a programme for Tata Coffee employees to...

Pune Municipal Corp. organises online health/happiness camp for staff

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has hit upon a unique way to motivate its employees and also boost their immune system. It has arranged for...

How Akzo Nobel went people-first through the lockdown

As a part of its learning efforts, Akzo Nobel, the paint and coating manufacturing major, took measures to ensure that employees were able to...

HDFC Life Insurance’s plan of action for Unlock 1.0

Life is full of uncertainties, and those in the life insurance business can totally relate to this statement. COVID-19 is something that no one...

Pedal your way to health

‘A desk connected to a digital exercise bike can help burn calories’, said the headline. Before long, another headline caught my eye, ‘Get work...

Apollo Munich takes a step towards ensuring a disease-free workplace

In today’s busy working life, giving attention to personal fitness and health becomes difficult. Taking out time to go to the gym for an...

Managing employee stress is top priority for 89% Indian employers

According to a research by Willis Towers Watson, identifying and managing stress and behavioural health issues across the workforce is the top priority for...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

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LSEG unveils global parental leave policy, prioritising equity and inclusion

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announced a significant enhancement to its parental leave policy, establishing a new global benchmark of 26 weeks fully...

Kashmir govt staff have to clear electricity bill to receive pay

Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation (KPDCL) has come up with a unique strategy to meet its revenue goals for the year. Tired of being criticised...
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Socomec names Amanda Lim as CHRO for Asia-Pacific

Socomec, a global Low Voltage (LV) power- management firm, has appointed Amanda Lim as its new chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Asia-Pacific...

Bangkok chokes on smog, city urges work-from-home orders

Faced with hazardous air pollution exceeding 15 times the WHO’s safe limit, Bangkok city authorities have urged employees to work remotely until February 16th....

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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