Tag: Remote work

Synchrony introduces regional engagement hubs for employee engagement

With an aim to help employees connect beyond work and achieve a healthy work-life balance, Synchrony, the financial services company, has come up with...

Travelling remote worker unknowingly cost his employers $5,00,000

When an engineer at GravyWork, a Virginia-based startup in the US, travelled to California and Texas while working remotely, he had no idea that...

“Reckless layoff will intimidate staff, affect users”: Twitter employees to Musk

In an open letter, some employees at Twitter have communicated to Elson Musk that it will be very “reckless” of him to lay off...

Why DXC Technology still prefers remote work

Many of the big conglomerates and IT giants have made it clear that they want their employees to return to office. Some companies have...

‘Remote workers should be paid less’: UK billionaire

Alan Sugar, the British billionaire businessman, has made it clear that he disapproves of the work-from-home approach and does not support remote working in...

‘WFH only for exceptional staff’: Musk to Twitter employees

The much publicised virtual meeting wherein Elon Musk, CEO, addressed the employees of Twitter, took place on 16 June, 2022. During the meeting, Musk...

Permanent remote work for 90% of Zerodha’s workforce

Zerodha, an online stock broking platform, has announced that it will allow most of its employees to work remotely either from their homes or...

Apple staff unhappy with new hybrid model

Some employees of Apple have written to the management of the tech major expressing their disapproval of the new hybrid policy, which fixes three...

Most TCS employees return to office after months of remote work

With the pandemic appearing to be on its way out, most employees of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have returned to office, starting November 15. The...

Smallcase offers remote work, flexitime, WFH allowance to staff

Employees of smallcase, the capital markets-focused fintech startup, will now enjoy more flexibility and work-life balance. Keeping the best interest of its employees in...

Employee interaction significantly down: Microsoft remote-work study

A study on the communication habits of Microsoft employees pointed to the lack of inter-team communication in the work- from-home era. The survey that...

Talent sourcing, retention huge challenge for tech sector

With organisations across the globe speeding up the digitisation process in the face of remote working, the demand for techies and information technology (IT)...

81% Indians insecure about jobs, stability in future: Survey

Looks like the experiences of the past year have made people insecure about their jobs and future, worldwide. But Indians, in particular, seem to...

A new HR profile to handle remote work: Is it essential?

Remote working is here to stay, which is also leading to many changes in HR practices. Facebook recently announced a new role — director...

Amdocs launches Virtually Together to support remote employees

To facilitate work from home for its employees during the rapidly spreading health crisis, Amdocs, the company specialising in communications software and services, has...

How to frame a remote work policy?

Outside of Europe, there are no international-level agreements specifically focussed on teleworking or working from home.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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With no space for precautionary quarantine, Foxconn freezes hiring

Foxconn, the supplier of Apple iPhones, has reportedly imposed a hiring pause. Why? Because it is facing shortage of space to quarantine workers at...

Jaguar Land Rover to hire those let go by Meta, Twitter

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is looking out for talent in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, as well as autonomous driving,...

Old Pension Scheme: Disgruntled Punjab govt staff hold massive protest rally

To express their dissatisfaction with the recently-released notification for the restoration of the old pension scheme (OPS), a rally was held in Punjab by...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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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....

“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...