Tag: Work from Home

Bangkok chokes on smog, city urges work-from-home orders

Faced with hazardous air pollution exceeding 15 times the WHO’s safe limit, Bangkok city authorities have urged employees to work remotely until February 16th....

Bosses: The surprising reason people ditch the office: Study

In a twist worthy of a corporate sitcom, the very people pushing for a return to the office may be the ones inadvertently driving...

‘Be in office 10 days a month’: Infosys to lower-level staff

Infosys has asked its lower-level staff members to work from the office for at least ten days a month. This is part of the...

Delhi-NCR corporate staff to work from home during G20 weekend

In response to the Delhi government's request, companies throughout Delhi-NCR have implemented a work-from-home policy for their employees. Offices located in Delhi and other...

Cognizant goes against the trend, allows remote work

Cognizant, a prominent global technology company, has taken a unique stand on the issue of returning to work from  office. In contrast to many...

Employee rejects work-from-home offer, sues employer

When he was told that he would not receive redundancy pay if he failed to work from home, an Australian employee working as a...

Paying employer for stealing time from work?

Now here comes a software that can keep track of employees working from home. Using TimeCamp, an employer based in British Columbia discovered that...

Survey details new trends in employee behaviour in India

A survey done on 33,000 workers across countries suggests seven out of ten employees seek flexibility in their working hours. According to the report, in...

Why this neobank prefers people to work from home

  While the whole world including many of the large corporates are pushing their people to start working from office, here is a start-up, FloBiz,...

SEZ rules now allow WFH to all IT/ITes staff till 31...

With the Government having made amendments to the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) rules, all employees of IT/ITeS units in SEZs will now be allowed...

UK to make flexibility at work a right for employees

The UK government is planning to make changes to its labour and employment arrangements. One of the major changes, which is likely to happen,...

Airtel to hire women engineers, offer WFH options

Having rolled out its 5G Plus services in about 12 cities across India so far, Airtel is now all set to have more women...

Synchrony introduces regional engagement hubs for employee engagement

With an aim to help employees connect beyond work and achieve a healthy work-life balance, Synchrony, the financial services company, has come up with...

“Reckless layoff will intimidate staff, affect users”: Twitter employees to Musk

In an open letter, some employees at Twitter have communicated to Elson Musk that it will be very “reckless” of him to lay off...

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...

Asking employee to turn on webcam at home invites fine

A Dutch court ordered an American software company to pay compensation to an employee from Netherlands who was fired just because he did not...

Wipro asks staff to work from office at least thrice a...

After Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which has asked 85 per cent of its employees to work from office at least three days in a...

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...

TCS makes ‘3 days a week in office’ mandatory

After trying to woo their employees back to office with a social-media campaign, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has now sent a mail to them...

100% WFH for employees in SEZs?

The Ministry of Commerce, Government of India is considering allowing 100 per cent work-from-home (WFH) for employees working in units in special economic zones...

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...

‘Remote workers should be paid less’: UK billionaire

Alan Sugar, the British billionaire businessman, has made it clear that he disapproves of the work-from-home approach and does not support remote working in...

Modi’s all for flexibility at the workplace & women’s participation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi feels that the future will be about flexibility, not just in terms of work hours but also workplaces. He says...

‘Apple Together’ to resist Apple’s return-to-office plans

While Apple wants its employees to return to office for at least three days a week, its employees are not willing to obey. 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,...

74% occupiers prefer distributed workspaces: Survey

What occupiers want from offices has undergone a drastic change post the pandemic. The very purpose and need of office spaces has had to...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Unilever Nigeria unveils inclusive workplace policies

To promote fairness, diversity and inclusivity, Unilever Nigeria has unveiled a new set of policies. Designed to cater to the diverse needs of its...

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“Wealth creation and variable pay will boost talent retention,” P Dwarakanath

Talent tug-of-war: Balancing retention with inflationary realities In the current BANI (short for Brittle, Anxious, Non-Linear, and Incomprehensible) world, attracting and retaining talent is more...

HDFC ERGO attempts to build an inclusive India with ‘Love All’ initiative

In a commitment to build inclusive India, HDFC ERGO, a general insurance company, has launched a 'Love All' initiative. The initiative stands by the...
Tata Steel employee vehicle ban

Tata Steel’s Jamshedpur plant to consider employee vehicle ban

Tata Steel's Jamshedpur plant is considering a significant policy change. The policy may prohibit employees' two-wheeler and four-wheeler vehicles from entering the plant premises....

YAAP Digital certified among ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India

YAAP Digital, a leading content creation company, has been recognised as one of the ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India by Happyness.me. This prestigious...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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