Tag: Work–life balance

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!

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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Medi Assist helps women relaunch their careers

Medi Assist recently launched a programme called Medi Akanksha, to help women who have taken a professional sabbatical or career break, to relaunch their...

Infosys staff can expect at least 12% hike in salary

It is time for employees at Infosys to cheer. The IT major has decided to grant an average salary hike of 12 to 13...

Netflix lays off 150 employees in the US

In the wake of slowdown in growth and loss of subscribers, Netflix, the global streaming giant, is laying off 150 employees. These employees constitute...

“Hierarchical management approach softening in most companies,” Anant Garg

A big change in 2022 As more companies start getting back to office with hybrid models in place, both employers and employees may find it...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...