Tag: Work–life balance

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...

Dream 11 hires people for who they are

Each one of us, as a professional, may wear a different hat every day. However, it is our personalities, individualities and inclinations in life...

Facebook’s integrated campus: What are the implications for its employees?

An integrated campus could mean less family time for employees. Or, could it?

More women employees open to working on holidays, than men: TimesJobs...

65 per cent women employees in India Inc. say they are happy with their current work-life balance while only 40 per cent men feel the same way.

Forget calls, France bans e-mails after work

Work e-mails post office hours are considered to be a practice that promotes unpaid overtime.

PwC India allows three years’ leave for childcare

The Full Circle programme applies to all regular full-time women employees, who have been employed with PwC for two or more years.

Can we rebuild the house while staying in it?

We are being called upon to deliver an innovative product, a game changing service and at the same time are expected to keep our business intact. A tall task for sure!

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DCM Shriram Group beefs up its HR leadership team

DCM Shriram Group has new faces in its leadership rank. While Hameed Jung has joined as vice president and group learning head, DCM Shriram,...

Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workers

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workersOn the recommendation of Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, the Singapore government has announced...

YES WORLD to hire 600 globally, expand global utility services

Singapore-based cryptocurrency, YES WORLD Token, which is operated by YES WORLD Climate Tech, plans to hire 600 people globally. It is all set to...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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

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

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...