Tag: Research

Atlassian to expand India team by 1,500 in 2 years

Atlassian Corporation, the Australian software firm, is gearing to expand its India team strength to about 3,000. Over the next two years, it plans...

Do the Netherlands and Germany discriminate against veiled job seekers?

A recent study has revealed that women job candidates whose resumes were accompanied by their photographs in a veil hardly received a positive response...

Rozgaar Bazaar portal helps 10 lakh+ find jobs

Data released by the Delhi government reveals that ever since the launch of the ‘Rozgaar Bazaar’ portal, in July 2020, the portal has managed...

Poland gets new LTTS R&D centre, local engineering talent to be...

Larsen & Toubro Technology Services (LTTS), the global engineering services company, has launched its new engineering, research and development (ER&D) centre in Krakow, Poland....

56% Indian women more stressed than last year

Burnout stress in Indian women is higher than what is experienced by their global counterparts, reveals the Deloitte Women@Work report. At the same time,...

53% Indian cos to hire more, 60% to give increments: Report

While the pandemic led to a dip in hiring activities by 18 per cent in 2020, across India, things seem to be looking up...

65% employees suffer from eye strain and vision problems: Study

Office employees spend at least six hours a day looking at computer screens, reveals a study by Indian furniture solutions brand, Godrej Interio. While...

92% Indian professionals prefer robots for mental-health support

Of the over 1,000 professionals surveyed by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, 92 per cent feel that they would prefer robots helping them in case...

65% employees optimistic about new technology, 32% companies ready for it

We have been misled into believing that employees fear artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. The truth is that they willing to welcome it...

IIT Kharagpur ties up with University of Alberta, Canada for JDP

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, has entered into a collaboration with the University of Alberta, Canada, in a bid to ensure a global...

Indian office workers facing an overtime epidemic

While the world is trying to adapt a four-day work week, Indian professionals seem to be moving backwards. As per a survey done by...

Desk plants reduce stress in employees

A study has revealed that keeping plants on the working desks can reduce stress and anxiety amongst the employees. The study was undertaken by...

Why do organisations need a ‘connector manager’

The primary characteristic of a progressive and growing company is its learning culture. Yes, we need learning interventions, and technological advancement in the learning...

Millennials and Gen Z are disillusioned about business, work and more:...

A recent survey by Deloitte — ‘The Deloitte Global Millennial Survey 2019’— shows that the younger lot of workers, such as GenZ and millennials—...

Warning signs every employee gives before quitting

An engaged employee is one who is emotionally committed to the organisation, he actively participates, is motivated and happy at work. Whether he is...

Notice of 1 month preferred over 3 months: Hush employee survey

May multinational and IT companies have a minimum notice period of two months, while some have three. However, 80 per cent of the employees...

Emotional well-being of workforce a concern for Indian employers

Organisations in India are taking the health and wellness of their workforce very seriously. As per a recent study by Willis Towers Watson, the...

American universities continue to top Reuters ‘World’s Most Innovative Universities’ ranking.

Reuters’ ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Universities has American universities occupying the top positions, with Stanford University ranking number one and Massachusetts Institute...

NIT to drive with TATA Motors for education and research

The association will enable research in key areas, which will feed into the future products of Tata Motors, as well as allow for advanced training of students to get hands-on experience during live projects. 

Leadership challenges, skills and barriers organisations need to address

It is up to the leaders to drive change and steer the organisation towards success.

Majority of Indian firms to use AI to increase employee productivity

IT sector to benefit most from adopting AI.

How inspiring are today’s bosses

Good bosses should be able to motivate the employees to be creative and perform their best.

Four key insights to reduce gender pay gaps

To achieve success in reducing the pay gap, organisations need to understand the issue holistically and design solutions accordingly.

Service sector quickest to embrace gig economy in India

The preference for flexible work arrangements has gone up, helping employers cut costs and employees work more conveniently.

Digital talent migration highest in India: Study

54 per cent organisations, globally, admit losing out on competitive advantage because of lack of digital talent.

Employees seek support at work to care for elderly relatives

Employees feel the government and employers should together ensure that the elderly are taken care of

People with desk jobs at higher risk of dying younger: Study

Even those who exercise regularly are at risk if they have a long sitting job.

Human Resources: More executioners than planners

Rarely are members of the HR fraternity in the country directly involved in the strategic planning process of their respective organisations.

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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ASHA workers protest in Bengaluru, demand timely salary, incentives

On 30 November, 2022, the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), who work in Bengaluru Urban limits, held a protest to draw attention to their...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

Bored employee drags employer to court for no work

Dermot Alastair Mills, a finance manager at Irish Rail in Dublin, found that he was left with little work to do ever since he...

Why Future Generali staff walked in the shoes of the specially abled for a...

A lot has been said about how people should be empathetic towards the specially abled and how they should be treated as equals. However,...

DIALOGUE

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...