Tag: WFH

Apple postpones ‘return-to-office’, offers $1,000 bonus for WFH expenses

Close on the heels of making masking mandatory again at all Apple retail stores in the US and temporarily closing locations due to the...

‘Carpooling instead of WFH’: Centre’s suggestion to NCR employees

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court (SC) had advised all Delhi government and Central government offices in NCR to ask their employees to work...

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...

Paisabazaar to expand operations, offer 100% WFH, hire regional talent

With the aim of ensuring financial inclusion, Paisabazaar.com, the Indian personal finance platform, is looking to hire from multiple cities over the next couple...

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...

uFaber to expand team by 1,000 employees, offers WFH roles

The edutech startup, uFaber, is gearing up to expand its team over the next six months. It will take on 1,000 employees in work-from-home...

Permanent WFH for 70% of HSBC’s call centre staff in UK

Over 1,200 employees from HSBC’s call centres across England, Wales and Scotland will be working from home permanently. This is one of the steps...

WFH until September for staff of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Most of the employees of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce will continue working from home at least till September, 2021. Post September, the...

Staff of Goldman Sachs, Bengaluru, return to WFH, as COVID risk...

Goldman Sachs has ordered its employees to go back to working from home (WFH), as COVID cases in Bengaluru began to rise once again....

Compensation restructuring, reduced salaries for remote workers

The pandemic has forced most companies to adopt remote working or the work-from-home (WFH) model for their employees. Many organisations have even adopted it...

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...

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...

Wipro staff will work remotely till January 2021

Keeping in mind the safety of its employees, Wipro has decided to let its staff in India and the US work from home till...

Coursera announces WFH until January 1, 2022

In an endeavour to evolve the workplace, e-learning platform, Coursera has announced that its employees can continue to work remotely until January 1, 2022, when it anticipates...

Hike prioritises employee safety, goes ‘Remote-First’ for 2020

Mobile messaging platform, Hike, has adopted a ‘remote-first’ approach for the remainder of 2020, making remote working the default working approach for its workforce. Employees...

CACTUS extends WFH for its India workforce until March 2021

CACTUS, the science communication and impact solutions company, has announced the extension of the work-from-home (WFH) model until March 2021. It has left the final...

Facebook extends work-from-home till July 2021

Following in the footsteps of Google and Twitter, tech giant Facebook has finally allowed work from home for corporate employees, until July 2021. The...

Uber extends work-from-home for employees till June 2021

Following in the footsteps of Google, ride-hailing company, Uber, has announced the extension of its work-from-home (WFH) policy through June 2021. However, employees may also...

Amazon extends WFH policy for corporate staff to 2021

After Facebook and Google, Amazon is the latest to extend the work-from-home policy which will be applicable only to the corporate employees until January...

Bank of Baroda officers’ union protests against calling staff to office

The Federation of Bank of Baroda Officers’ Association (FOBBOA), affiliated to AIBOC (All India Bank Officers' Confederation), has issued a circular, protesting the Bank’s...

With 100% telecommuters, how is Mindtree ensuring productivity?

Being proactive is the right approach as far as flexible working is concerned, and for companies such as Mindtree, shifting towards remote working, was...

Why we all miss ‘the office’: Changing workplace relationships

The office culture in India has always been about developing warm and rich interpersonal relationships among individuals. Offices across the country are alive with...

How to encourage community learning during WFH

Learning has been advocated by leaders across businesses as a way to thrive, survive and sail through the current economic climate. One of the...

How to deal with ‘Zoom-call fatigue’

Employees, who earlier complained of longer meetings in the conference rooms of offices, now whine about longer zoom calls or conference calls hampering their...

Birlasoft’s ‘agile pods’ maintain productivity levels during WFH

Information technology (IT) services provider, Birlasoft, has come up with a novel way to tackle the delivery and productivity issue amidst remote work during...

Axis Bank will continue WFH post lifting of lockdown

Axis Bank is gearing to open its offices in three phases, post lifting of lockdown, starting from May 17. Interestingly, it plans to continue...

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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Microsoft’s APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme reaches 9 countries

Microsoft’s special mentoring scheme — the APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme — which focusses on making people with disabilities (PwDs) in the Asia Pacific (APAC)...

Tesla sued by former staff for mass layoff without 60-day notice

When Tesla decided to lay off about 500 workers at its Nevada Gigafactory, little did it know that the move will actually cause two...

Treebo appoints Purvaja Prabhakar as head of people & culture

Treebo Hotels, the Indian chain of budget hotels, has appointed Purvaja Prabhakar as its head of people & culture. Prabhakar, who comes with over 13...

27 years of perfect attendance for what?

After 27 years of hard work and perfect attendance, an employee looks forward to being rewarded for his service. While Kevin Ford, an employee...

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“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...

“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...