Tag: Mental health

Datacultr introduces innovative mental-health initiative for employee well-being

Datacultr has recently launched an initiative focused on improving the mental well-being of its employees. In line with its dedication to creating a supportive...

Portable Office: A Dream Concept to Reality

Before Covid, the idea of work-from-home was a fantasy to many. With the onset of the pandemic, multiple businesses were forced to close their...

HR leaders need to upskill to cope with demands of the...

As time progresses, HR related technology and knowledge are making rapid advancements. The role of an HR professional has become even more vital and...

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...

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...

Salary raise for Hong Kong Airlines staff

Hong Kong Airlines is giving its employees a pay raise. Starting 1 February 2024, eligible workers will see their salaries go up. Flight crews...

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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...

YAAP Digital certified among ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India

YAAP Digital, a leading content creation company, has been recognised as one of the ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India by Happyness.me. This prestigious...
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Godrej Capital gets Lenovo’s Bhavya Misra as CHRO

Godrej Capital has appointed Bhavya Misra as its new chief human resources officer (CHRO). In her new role, Misra will “collaborate with Team GC...

India,Taiwan sign MoU; collaborate to fill labour gaps

India and Taiwan have formalised a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on migration and mobility, aimed at addressing Taiwan's labour shortages in sectors such as...

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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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