Tag: remote working

TCS ends permanent remote working for employees

Permanent remote working has come to an end for employees of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as the IT giant has instructed all employees to...

Why this neobank prefers people to work from home

  While the whole world including many of the large corporates are pushing their people to start working from office, here is a start-up, FloBiz,...

“Work from anywhere, with no change in compensation”: Airbnb CEO to...

Realising that the pandemic did not hamper productivity even though the workforce was working remotely, Brian Chesky, CEO, Airbnb, wrote to his employees that...

AP government will provide work spaces for remote-working professionals

In a bid to facilitate the work from home/ hybrid culture of work, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has announced that it will provide...

85% Googlers’ requests for relocation, remote working accepted

Of the about 10,000 Googlers who applied for permission to work remotely or relocate, 85 per cent received approval. About 55 per cent of...

Cisco bats for hybrid work, centres of collaboration

Cisco is all for the hybrid work model. It will allow its employees to opt for permanent work from home if they so wish....

Britain to lift WFH restrictions on July 19

Britain has announced the lifting of all COVID-19 related restrictions. Starting July 19, people can move about without wearing face masks or maintaining social...

Apple insists on 3 days in office, staff seek resist

Not long ago, Apple had communicated its return to office policy to its workforce, requiring everyone to come into office thrice a week. However,...

Extroverts, the real victims of remote working: how are they coping?

If humans are social animals, extroverts are the torchbearers. In any organisation, the extroverts are the ones who draw from the energy around them...

Why people miss ‘commute time’ in WFH

A year ago, when people started working from home, there was a sigh of relief. People were happy that they wouldn’t have to travel...

32% women plan to hold on to their present jobs for...

The remote working situation has been harder on women than on men, given the fact that women professionals have had to struggle to manage...

Curacao invites remote workers to work from the island for 6...

Curaçao, the Dutch Caribbean island, popular for its beaches, coral reefs and marine life, is offering remote workers an opportunity to stay on the...

Parents at IBM, US, may work 100% remotely till schools reopen

Tech major, IBM, anticipates its US workforce following a hybrid model of work post pandemic. It expects about 80 per cent of its staff...

47% Indian tech firms ready to offer flexibility to lure talent:...

Due to the pandemic, the year 2020, saw the hiring activity plummeting. There was an 18 per cent dip in hiring in India last...

Salesforce to allow staff choice of daily work schedule

Salesforce has decided to allow its employees to choose from three ways of working — flexible, fully remote and office-based. The cloud computing company...

What are the Top 5 trending skills in India?

A study by Udemy, about the workplace learning trends across workplaces in the Asia-Pacific, reveals that the top five skills trending in India are:...

WFH for Wipro employees till April 2021

Wipro has extended work-from-home for its employees till April 4, 2021. About 98 per cent of the tech company’s workforce is already working remotely...

Hybrid work model is Infosys’ preference

Considering the uncertainty surrounding the workplace owing to the ongoing pandemic, Infosys prefers the flexibility of a hybrid model of work for its employees....

Google extends WFH till Sept 2021, to test ‘flexible work week’

Google has announced that its employees will work remotely till September 2021. Clearly, the Company has realised that the pandemic is in no hurry...

Apple, Facebook to continue WFH for most employees until June, 2021

Apple has no plans of calling its employees back to office before June 2021 as the pandemic shows no signs of slowing down, leave...

WFH extended for Karnataka’s IT employees

Karnataka’s deputy chief minister has asked employees of the information technology (IT) companies in the state to continue working from home, as the number...

Distance bias – A new reality or an old prejudice amplified?

COVID-19 has been quite cruel, but it has also opened up vast possibilities in terms of work-life balance. The biggest paradigm shift is, of...

How to infuse positivity into your remote-working workforce

A ‘pandemic’! We have heard that term time and again over the years. While the impact of pandemics have found mention throughout history, nothing...

Permanent WFH arrangement not being considered for HUL staff

Hindustan Unilever does not plan to make the work from home arrangement permanent for its employees. While the Company agrees that the future workplace...

Pandemic has made 83% Indian professionals keen to learn and train...

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way the corporate world works. With the remote working culture here to stay, 53 per cent employees in...

Post-COVID, remote working should to be taxed: Deutsche Bank

Strategists and Deutsche Bank have proposed a five per cent tax for those who permanently work from home, because of company policy and not...

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

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SAP, Hasbro, Sirion Labs, Tier lay off employees

SAP SAP announced on Thursday that it will be cutting 2.5 per cent of its worldwide workforce. The decision has been taken as a step...

mCaffeine ropes in Neetha Thomas as head – people function

Neetha Thomas is head – people function, mCaffeine. Before joining the Indian caffeinated personal care brand, Thomas was vice president – human capital &...

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

Raj Raghavan joins CoreStack as CHRO

A seasoned HR professional, who has led HR for companies such as Indigo, Amazon and GE, Raj Raghavan has now joined CoreStack, the next-gen...

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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...