Tag: WFH

TCS tracks employee attendance, asks staff to produce med certificates for...

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has grabbed headlines yet again for promoting the work from office culture. The Company has been very openly critical about...

77% employees in services sector working virtually: Report

With more and more employers having to consider the remote working model for their workforces, most need to first find out which are the...

Fidelity Investments refurbishes office to maximise flexibility

Fidelity Investments India has completely refurbished its office in Bangalore, with updated infrastructure, facilities, and amenities to provide more space focused on flexible working. The...

Teleperformance to expand base, hire 20,000

As part of its plans to expand its base, Teleperformance, the global BPO, is all set to hire about 20,000 people in India alone,...

SEZ norms amended, 50% staff may work from home

Following an amendment in the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Rules, 2006, provision has been made to allow work from home option to up to...

Synchrony offers permanent work-from-home option

For the benefit of employees and in an endeavour to create an agile work culture at Synchrony, the financial services firm has announced that...

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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MSD India appoints Bhargavi Kakunuri as HR lead, India

MSD, better known as Merck & Co. Inc. has appointed Bhargavi Kakunuri as the human resources lead, India and member of the India Country...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

Why cement company Nuvoco is going for digitalisation

Nuvoco Vistas, which claims to be the fifth largest cement-manufacturing firm in India, has embarked on a journey aimed at making its 4000+ workforce...

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...

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Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

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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...