Tag: Work from Home

How DICV will ensure 20% women on shop floor by 2022

A lot has changed in the last nine months. While remote working has brought in a complete shift in mindset and work culture, diversity...

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...

20-25% Paytm staff to continue WFH in the future

Paytm has realised that with remote working, new hires can be taken on from small cities, without them having to relocate to its offices...

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...

Hybrid work model is Infosys’ preference

Considering the uncertainty surrounding the workplace owing to the ongoing pandemic, Infosys prefers the flexibility of a hybrid model of work for its employees....

Google extends WFH till Sept 2021, to test ‘flexible work week’

Google has announced that its employees will work remotely till September 2021. Clearly, the Company has realised that the pandemic is in no hurry...

Flipkart allows unlimited bereavement leave, WFH till May, 2021

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Intel, and other IT companies, Flipkart has also allowed its 12,000-strong workforce to work from home till May...

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...

Permanent WFH arrangement not being considered for HUL staff

Hindustan Unilever does not plan to make the work from home arrangement permanent for its employees. While the Company agrees that the future workplace...

WFH for 50% staff in non-essential services: Delhi govt order

Delhi government has issued an order for 50 per cent non-essential service workers to work from home, and advised private establishments to do the...

Pandemic has made 83% Indian professionals keen to learn and train...

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way the corporate world works. With the remote working culture here to stay, 53 per cent employees in...

4 days of WFH a week for Hong Kong HSBC staff

HSBC, Hong Kong, will allow its staff greater flexibility for work, by allowing them to work at least four days a week from their...

Post-COVID, remote working should to be taxed: Deutsche Bank

Strategists and Deutsche Bank have proposed a five per cent tax for those who permanently work from home, because of company policy and not...

75,000 StanChart staff may adopt flexible work options permanently by 2023

Standard Chartered is gearing up to offer flexible work models to almost 75,000 of its employees across 55 markets, in the next three years....

Tata Steel to follow ‘agile working models’ policy

The new work model Tata Steel has announced for its employees will make it possible for them to work from home for up to...

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...

77% Indians stopped enjoying WFH with extension of lockdown: Study

Although most people have been working from home for over seven months now, not all professionals in India have embraced remote working wholeheartedly. A...

4 Deloitte offices to close in UK; WFH contract for staff

Deloitte, the global accounting and consulting firm, will shut down four out of its 50 offices in Britain. However, all the employees, that is,...

60% Canonites claim higher productivity during remote working

The ongoing pandemic and its repercussions have forced HR leaders to reassess their game plan. Organisations were forced to shift entire workforces to the...

Can remote working dent creativity and innovativeness?

Without doubt, the benefits of working from home are many. Employers are cutting down on costs, while employees feel they are more productive. Tata...

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages makes WFH permanent for employees

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB), has come up with a policy that allows its employees to work from home permanently if they so wish. For...

Will terminating underperformers safeguard the remote working setup from toxicity?

The pandemic has led to a majority of the workforce working from home. With remote working come several challenges, most of which revolve around...

How some micro-behaviours can be fatal during remote working

Picture this: While briefing the team on an important project, the manager notices one of the team members fiddling with the phone. Although an...

Employees get option to relocate to smaller cities with pay cut

American financial services and SaaS company, Stripe is doling out $20,000 to its employees if they opt to relocate from Seattle, New York, San...

Google to ensure content moderation on internal message boards

After noticing that its employees have been sharing their opinions generously on its internal message boards — Dory and Memegen — while working from...

How cultural changes will ensure success for the new hybrid work...

Microsoft Teams handles about 200 million meeting participants each day, that is, a whopping 4.1 billion minutes of meetings! This data points to a...

Flexi hours, WFH most desired by APAC workers: Study

It seems that as we progress into the future, more people are becoming accustomed to the new way of working and would want to...

Compliance training is serious business for IT during WFH

Not much has changed in the world of compliance training even after the shift to remote working. At the same time, HR pundits agree...

RPG decides extent of work-from-home for staff

Harsh Goenka led RPG Group has announced that its sales force will permanently work from home (WFH). And for the rest of the functions,...

Airbnb gives longest WFH extension — till August 21

Airbnb employees can now work remotely until the end of August 21 next year. The Company’s decision comes at a time when the pandemic...

Missing ‘friends’ from the workplace during WFH

Just as we make friends in school and college, we also make friends at the workplace, and some of them even become friends for...

Axis Bank’s GIG-A-Opportunities to boost job opportunities in small towns

Axis Bank has launched a platform for alternate work models to encourage, flexible working and ensure more inclusivity and diversity. Aptly called, GIG-A Opportunities,...

6 areas HR professionals cannot afford to overlook anymore

‘People are your greatest asset’. How many times have we heard that? The statement may be overused, but remains true. An organisation’s success is...

Why ‘staycations’ can be a trend in the near future

The COVID-19 pandemic has given birth to the remote-working culture. This has left many of us stir-crazy and in desperate need of a break...

How PNB MetLife’s workforce is coping with the virtual model

Out of the total of 107 branches in the country, PNB MetLife has managed to open close to 89 branches till now. However, not everyone...

Lenovo India lays out new rules on internal meetings

As we adapt to the new normal of working from home, companies are laying out new sets of rules to ease the work life...

NE-based Star Cement promises to bear COVID-related expenses of staff

Star Cement, major player in the cement manufacturing business in the North East, has adopted simple yet efficient measures, to ensure that its employees...

Oyo staff successfully use combo of home + co-working spaces

Hospitality company, Oyo, has allowed its employees to follow a combination of ‘work from home’ and ‘work from flexible co-working spaces’. It is mainly...

A slew of activities keeps the Flipkart workforce engaged

Traditionally, employee-engagement activities have enabled organisations to nurture common interests among employees, while familiarising them with the organisational culture. These engagement activities not only...

“We are now trying to adapt to WFH”: SVP-HR, Vistara

Of all the sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, aviation has been the hardest hit. With travel restrictions, grounded fleets, benched staff, schedule uncertainties,...

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...

Importance of culture fit in post-COVID hiring

Hiring has continued virtually for many organisations across sectors, with candidates settling in to working from home. With no clarity on how long it...

Amazon India offers flexible work-from-home options

In an attempt to ensure that its customers across the world enjoy a seamless online shopping experience, Amazon India is offering almost 20,000 temporary...

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...

Is work-from-home blissful for introverts?

A common belief is that, for those who are socially reclusive, work-from-home is like a dream come true. There is no pressure to interact...

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...

Five new allowances for work-from-home employees

Organisations have always competed against each other in trying to become the company with the better benefits. We have entered an era where working...

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

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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...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...

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HR-tech company, HappyPlus Consulting, appoints two senior execs

HR-tech consulting firm, HappyPlus Consulting, has appointed Vimal Kumar as director, strategic communication and brand, and Subramaniam Krishnan (Subbu) as head - business development...

Cognizant staff burn over 800 lakh calories, shed 4,500 kg

Cognizant’s annual health challenge, this year, was conduced online in collaboration with the health app, Healthifyme. The whole programme included webinars on nutrition, exercise...

Google fires yet another staff scientist, appoints new supervisor

Google has fired its scientist, Margaret Mitchell for violating the Company’s code of conduct and security policies. The Company has alleged that she moved...

Unique ‘chai internship’ launched by Internshala

Internshala, the recruitment and training platform, launched The Great Chai Internship, under which interested students are offered internship opportunities with popular chai brands, including...

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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...