Tag: stress

‘Compensate employee for death due to stress during employment’: BHC

In an interesting case, the Bombay High Court (BHC)has instructed a Maharashtra-based travel company to compensate a truck driver who died on the job....

Employees at McDonald’s outlet quit half way through their shift

A recent video on a video-sharing platform went viral showing employees at a McDonald’s outlet standing outside the outlet in mid-shift, refusing to work....

70% Indian workers experience high stress at least once a week

Seven in 10 Indian workers admit to experiencing stress at work at least once a week, according to a study by Always Designing for...

Virtual conflict resolution: A new challenge for HR

Collaboration and conflict are two sides of the same coin. A significant portion of a regular day in the life of HR is devoted...

92% Indian professionals feel meditation can reduce stress: Study

While one third of workers in India are suffering from increased burnout, as revealed by the Microsoft Work Trend Index report, it is heartening...

IT employees in India highly stressed

While it is natural for those in the information technology (IT) sector to be anxious about the future with so much of downsizing happening...

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...

Rewards and recognition can keep absenteeism at bay

With the work environment becoming increasingly competitive and with rising workloads, smaller paychecks and seasonal virals, it's not surprising to see so many employees...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

‘Burnout’ is a legitimate workplace hazard: WHO

For the first time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has added the term ‘burnout’ in its recent International Statistical Classification of Diseases and related...

Facebook’s content moderators are highly stressed

Facebook, the social-media platform has always been counted amongst the hip places to work in. However, a recent report in The Verge suggests that...

Karoshi culture – the silent killer at work

The suicide of Matsuri Takahashi, 24, was recognised as a case of death from overwork, or karoshi.

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,”...

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Ukraine has lost 30% of employment, 4.8 million jobs: ILO

The crisis in Ukraine has caused disruptions in the economy and massive internal displacement. Not only have jobs been lost but there has been...

“There will be a jump in digital product and services in HR spaces,” Praveen...

A big change in 2022 At the beginning of 2022 it seemed the world would return to normalcy but the year proved to be more...

Twitter workforce hates Musk, reveals engineer in video

A video that has gone viral shows a senior engineer from Twitter, Siru Murugesan, talking about how Twitter openly censors right wingers and conservatives....

Mphasis all set to hire 600 professionals in Mexico

With Mexico rapidly developing into a global technology hub, Mphasis, the information technology solutions provider that specialises in cloud and cognitive services, is planning...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...