Tag: stress

59% Indian employees may have mental health issues, 55% are emotionally...

Does your employee look sad and tired? Is he or she indecisive and disinterested in fun activities? Does he / she find it difficult...

‘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.

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IR Talks with Sarajit Jha, chief business transformation & digital solutions, Tata Steel

Sarajit Jha, chief chief business transformation & digital solutions, Tata Steel talks to Prajjal Saha, editor, HRKatha on Tata Steel's extraordinary approach on digitalisation...

Pension and salaries paid till December: MCD Commissioner to Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court was informed by the Commissioner of MCD on Thursday that the civic body had paid salaries and pensions to its...

How mass layoffs impact existing employees

The year 2022 saw several major companies, such as Microsoft, Tesla, Ford and Wayfair, implement mass layoffs. During these emotionally-charged times of workforce reduction,...

41 companies have a woman CEO: Report

That organisations across the world are doing their bit to ensure equal representation and parity is clear from the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)....

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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...