Tag: Productivity

Global warming will cause productivity loss: ILO report

According to an International Labour Organisation (ILO) report, global warming is expected to increase heat stress amongst workers, especially in the agriculture sector. The...

Should employee engagement only focus on retaining employees?

Engaged employees are definitely happier, not just at the workplace but also at home. How many times have we heard this? Employee engagement has...

How to up productivity during festive months

With the festive season already having kicked in, people are soaking in the spirit of merrymaking. However, the energy, enthusiasm and festive aura is...

How sleep deprivation reduces productivity at work

Organisations should realise that sleep impacts cognitive performance, and lack of it may jeopardise relationships between leaders and their teams. 

The topography of employee engagement

One may argue that a happy employee is an engaged employee, however, these are two entirely different facets and the former may or may not lead to the latter

How rising temperature affects productivity

South Asia will be the most affected region, with productivity losses equivalent to 4.8 per cent corresponding to around 40 full-time jobs.

How rudeness in the workplace hampers productivity and performance

Witnessing morning rudeness may adversely impact performance and goal progress.

Traditional approaches have to take a backseat: Sriharsha Achar

From more empowerment to moon lighting, Sriharsha Achar, executive director & chief people officer, Apollo Munich Health Insurance shares eight major trends for HR to look forward to this year.

The ‘Hawthorne Effect’ in the modern workplace

Employees, irrespective of the era they belong to, always desire to be heard and valued; this is what motivates them and ultimately enhances productivity.

Indian employees are vacation deprived

Around 55 per cent Indians feel that lack of vacations decreases productivity.

How biophilia boosts productivity at Piramal’s new Mumbai office

Experts opine that a biophilic design impacts productivity, creativity and collaboration.

How to maximise remote staff productivity

Here’s what organisations should do to ensure they keep their remote staff motivated and performing well

Long work hours don’t ensure high productivity

In Luxembourg, people work for only 29 hours per week, and the country has the highest productivity of £51.80 per person per hour. Find out about the most productive countries with minimum working hours.

Why it is important to appoint a ‘vibe manager’

These managers ensure the workplace is trendy enough for its employees, which, in turn, ensures better productivity.

Employees & employers are diagonally opposite on ‘work from home’

According to a survey done by TimesJobs, while 90 percent of the respondent employees were keen to work from home, 75 percent of the respondent employers weren’t comfortable with the idea.

Creative makeover of workplaces

Chairs in offices are giving way to quirky bean bags or couches, and swanky coffee tables are replacing the boring study/work desks. Even the conference rooms are getting more playful, be it with the furniture, the décor or the entire setup itself.

Accenture launches IA platform myWizard

The platform will help organisations increase productivity by 60 per cent.

Does ‘work from home’ affect productivity?

Companies are increasingly allowing the ‘work from home’ facility, but does this benefit them? HR Katha finds out…

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Good ergonomics can ensure employee engagement

With all the buzz around employee engagement these days, and the role of quality employee experiences in promoting the same, the corporate world is...

‘Listen’ to ensure employee engagement

If you look for the definition of ‘listening’ on Google, you will get many versions— ‘give one's attention to a sound’; ‘take notice of...

Five ways to build internal branding for Gen Z

Nowadays, company culture speaks louder than money. Workers may easily switch to lower paying jobs if the company culture aligns with their beliefs. Companies...

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Online vs offline recruitment practices: Which is better?

Recruitment methods have undergone a sea change in recent years. Even though online video interviews have been around for a while now and are...

Bhrigu Joshi to join SAP as director HR

Bhrigu Joshi, director-HR, Make My Trip, will be joining SAP, an HR tech solutions company, as director-HR. At Make My Trip, Joshi heads the...

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