Tag: WFH

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...

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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PwC staff to get bonus to take vacations

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is offering incentives to its employees in the US to take time off from work and go on a vacation. The auditing...

Twitter to hire new Africa team, set up office in Ghana

Twitter is all set to expand its team in Africa. It plans to set up its first product and engineering team in the continent,...

If hiring managers are business partners; line managers need to know hiring strategy

Ask any HR leader, ‘What does the board expect from you?’ and the first thing they will say is, ‘They often ask us to...

“Participation and sustainability of women’s employment will increase,” Lalit Kar

  2020: What to learn – what to erase A major paradigm shift has happened in terms of accepting ‘work from home’ (WFH) as a way...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...