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Meghalaya cabinet approves mental health policy

To address the rising issues of mental health and social care, the Meghalaya cabinet approved a policy on 30 November through collaborative engagement with...

Embassy Group announces 11-day break from work

Embassy Group, the Indian real-estate conglomerate has announced an 11-day Diwali break for its employees. The Group also wishes to prioritise the mental well-being...

Concentration of 37% employees affected due to mental health issues: Report

An alarming 33 per cent employees who were part of a survey admitted that they continued to go to work despite mental-health issues. This...

ASSOCHAM hosts webinar on ‘Mental wellness at workplace’

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) CSR Council, hosted a webinar on ‘Mental Wellness at Workplace’, as part of its...

WHO/ILO roll out policy brief on workplace mental health

A policy brief has been jointly published by the World Health Organsiation (WHO) and the International Labour Organsiation (ILO) about the need to address...

22% employees prefer not to share their mental health issues at...

Despite employers putting in more effort to offer employees venues at the workplace to seek support in case of mental health issues, employees rarely...

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...

TresVista bats for mental-health awarness, conducts ‘Breathe’ for employees

TresVista, the global outsourcing enterprise, recently conducted its second successful season of Breathe, its workplace mental-health programme. The wellness-to-work virtual sessions under the programme...

How companies can better address mental health at the workplace

After the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, discussions around mental health-related issues started to gather heat. With work-from-home becoming the norm and official...

Should companies use psychological tests to assess employees’ mental health?

Mental health at the workplace has been a topic of debate and discussion for a long while now. Every now and then, we hear...

Kristal.AI organises Mental Health Week

Kristal.AI, the private wealth advisory and investment-management platform, launched a five-day Mental Health Week leading up to World Mental Health Day on October 10,...

Make mental health a part of your return-to-work plan

While people typically tend to resent change, the past year and a half has been fraught with changes and challenges, which were unavoidable. We...

Khatabook gives 10-day break to employees for mental health

Khatabook, the Indian fintech startup, is allowing its employees to take a ten-day Mental Health Break, from September 25 to October 3, 2021. In...

NHRDN Mind Matters 2.0 raises awareness about mental health

National HRD Network’s (NHRDN) ‘Mind Matters’ campaign aims to create awareness about mental well-being and eliminate the stigma attached to the mental health issues...

[24]7.ai rolls out initiatives to help staff during pandemic

7.ai, a global intent-driven customer-engagement solutions company, has rolled out a host of initiatives to keep employees and their families safe during the pandemic. Home...

79% employees feel indifferent superiors affect mental health at work

While most employees blame leadership for the mental health issues that emerge at the workplace, the employers choose to underplay the role of leadership....

God of small things: Integration of work and well-being

Most companies have a full fledged employee well-being programme, and they also spent substantially on these programmes. Yet, the outcome of such programmes is...

Better.com staff receive monthly WFH allowance, other benefits, support

Better.com, the online mortgage lender, has witnessed a growth in demand and has already hired more than 1,100 people for its office in Gurgaon,...

Flipkart allows unlimited bereavement leave, WFH till May, 2021

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Intel, and other IT companies, Flipkart has also allowed its 12,000-strong workforce to work from home till May...

Individual productivity higher than team productivity during pandemic: BCG survey

With almost 40 per cent of employees being forced to work remotely the world over, a significant 75 per cent of the employees admitted...

6 areas HR professionals cannot afford to overlook anymore

‘People are your greatest asset’. How many times have we heard that? The statement may be overused, but remains true. An organisation’s success is...

TCS focuses on making staff emotionally strong, mentally resilient

While mental health of employees had always been a hot topic of discussion, it is encouraging to see organisations making efforts to ensure that...

Mental health: Elephant in the room for India Inc. 

Are you ok? How often do we hear our bosses asking us about our mental well-being? How many organisations today actually take the pain to...

Does flexibility come with a price?

Despite flexible working, employees remain ‘always-on’ for fear of falling behind on their increasing workloads With work–life balance being heralded as one of the most...

Unstable income affects mental health

Youngsters who face salary cuts of 25 per cent or more a year, are more susceptible to mental health issues in middle age. When...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Education institutes continue to be stringent with student’s life

March 16 was marked as a black day in the prestigious National Law School of India University, Bangalore and left the entire country aghast. Kanishk...

Job satisfaction in the early stages of career impacts health in...

Those less than happy with their work early in their careers tend to be more depressed, worried and sleepless.

Morneau Shepell enters India through strategic alliance with 1to1help

The company’s 4,000 employees serve approx. 20,000 clients, including small businesses and large corporations and associations in North America.

Will Britain roll out laws to minimise disruptions during strikes?

With ambulance workers and nurses in England and Wales threatening to go on strike later this month, that is, December 2022, the British prime...

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Marico prepares to hire people with career breaks

Inspired by some real-time stories at Marico, the Company has come up with the Phoenix programme which focuses on giving an opportunity to people...

PepsiCo to lay off hundreds, for operational efficiency

Hundreds of staff members at PepsiCo’s beverage, snacks and packaged-food businesses in North America may lose their jobs as the Company plans to cut...

Meghalaya cabinet approves mental health policy

To address the rising issues of mental health and social care, the Meghalaya cabinet approved a policy on 30 November through collaborative engagement with...

Accenture promotes 60,000 in India

Accenture, the global professional services company, which specialises in IT services and consulting, has promoted 60,000 employees in India. In total, about 1,57,000 promotions...

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“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...