Tag: Work–life balance

Germany tests 4-day workweek due to worker shortage

In the face of a sluggish economy, skilled worker shortages, and rising inflation, Germany is about to orchestrate an unconventional melody: a six-month trial...

Work-life balance has given way to work-life fit

In the modern workplace, the traditional concept of work-life balance is gradually giving way to a more adaptable and realistic approach — ‘work-life fit’....

Govt introduces new child care leave policy for female, single male...

The central government has introduced a noteworthy policy change that grants significant child care leave privileges to female and single male government employees. Jitendra...

Are Indian Gen Zs, Millennials more satisfied with work-life balance now?

Amidst all the complaints of the boundaries between work and personal life being blurred due to the pandemic-imposed remote working practices, a recent survey...

48% Indian women feel unsupported in efforts to balance work &...

While globally, 43 per cent of women professionals are working in hybrid model, in India alone, 43 per cent of the working women are...

51% employees feel future of work is about balance in life

Employees today are looking to strike a balance between their personal and professional needs. That is why, a good 51 per cent yearn for...

43% women managers prioritise earning potential over work-life balance

Mel Gibson’s character in the 2000 romantic fantasy comedy film, ‘What Women Want’, was fortunate enough to be able to listen in on women’s...

Portable Office: A Dream Concept to Reality

Before Covid, the idea of work-from-home was a fantasy to many. With the onset of the pandemic, multiple businesses were forced to close their...

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,...

Chinese woman works as grave keeper; enjoys work-life balance

A young Chinese woman, who carries the surname Tan, has taken up a unique job, where she says she enjoys peace, an ideal work...

Amdocs offers power of flexibility to employees

Amdocs, the software and services company, is empowering its employees with the power of flexibility. The firm, which caters mainly to communications and media...

Japan’s economic policy recommends 4-day work week

The new economic policy of Japan, released recently, suggests that employers adopt a four-day work week so that employees find time to fulfil their...

Create a work-life balance that truly works for you!

Finding a work-life balance is good for both physical and mental health. But many times, heavy job responsibilities steal that balance away. When that...

Bank of Baroda offers flexibility to staff

Bank of Baroda (BOB) is preparing to offer its staff immense flexibility with the ‘work from anywhere’ and ‘hybrid’ work models being implemented. The...

Millennials are serious about their social responsibility

Nothing is ‘usual‘ about 2021, so it is not surprising that many leaders have started examining their own approaches to managing people, leadership, and...

Work-life balance has gone for a toss; who is to be...

When the pandemic struck last year, and people were forced to work remotely, most of us thought it would be a blessing in disguise....

KPMG to introduce hybrid work model for UK staff

KPMG, the consultancy firm, has announced flexible and hybrid model work for its 16,000 employees in the UK. The staff will be given an...

Parents at IBM, US, may work 100% remotely till schools reopen

Tech major, IBM, anticipates its US workforce following a hybrid model of work post pandemic. It expects about 80 per cent of its staff...

Even leaders need work-life balance

When we think of a CEO or CFO or any senior leader of an organisation, do we picture them with a cape or wings...

25.1% working women negatively impacted at work by pandemic

A report on Women at Work, focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on working women reveals that 25.1 per cent of working women were...

Myntra announces unlimited wellness leaves, for employee health, happiness, productivity

With the objective of ensuring quality of life and allowing its employees to balance their personal and work life, Myntra has enhanced its leave...

SAIL staff can opt for shorter work hours now

Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has taken a step in the right direction to ensure the physical and mental well-being of its employees. It...

‘Weekend curfew’ and ‘gratitude holiday’ for OYO employees

OYO Hotels & Homes has announced several initiatives to ensure the health, wellbeing and work-life balance of its employees, as it gears up to...

Youth more attracted to banking and government jobs: Survey

Looks like Indian youth give more importance to job security and work-life balance than to salary, according to a survey by Oliveboard. Of the 5000...

Effective Planning for a stress-free vacation

The positive impact of vacations needs no reiteration. Vacations are imperative for the wellbeing of both the employees and the organisation. Integral to ensuring...

SBI’s Nayi Disha initiative to ensure work-life balance

State Bank of India’s new employee-engagement programme, Nayi Disha, will aim to ensure that its 2.6 lakh employees remain highly motivated and ready 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...

Toshiba to let go 5000 in Japan

Toshiba is contemplating a significant downsizing of its workforce in Japan, eyeing a reduction of about 5,000 positions. The move is said to affect...

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Uno Minda hires Rakesh Mehta for CHRO role

After serving as executive vice president and head-HR at JSW Energy, since 2018, Rakesh Mehta has joined Uno Minda as the chief human resource...

Sulabh Kulshreshtha moves from Nykaa to Livspace, as head-HR

Sulabh Kulshreshtha has joined Livspace, the home interiors and renovation platform, as head of human resources. He moves from Nykaa, where he served for...

10% of Brevan Howard Asset Management to be laid off

Brevan Howard Asset Management is all set to reduce its workforce by a 100 people. This is part of a cost-cutting exercise at the...

Will Indian migrant workers to Britain be able to sponsor family members now?

With the new visa and income rules being implemented in the UK, migrants who earn less than £29,000 will not be able to sponsor...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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