Tag: Workforce

Are remote workers more productive than in-house employees?

Five years ago, the viability of working remotely was the hottest topic of discussion. A lot of questions revolved around whether working from home...

Income of workforce is linked to their height

According to a World Bank report, two?thirds of India’s current workforce was stunted in childhood and that's affecting their income.

Uberisation of workforce: the way forward?

With millennials entering the scene, gig economy is being embraced by companies, small and big.

21% of India’s workforce to face job threat by 2022

Training and reskilling are immediately required to fulfill the demands of the changing work environment.

Cognizant to trim workforce by five per cent

In an endeavour to shift its focus from traditional IT services to digital, the company plans to trim its workforce

Five ways a hybrid cloud solution optimises the workforce

With workers demanding more flexibility and choice, organisations face a challenge in managing and supporting such a free-spirited and dynamic workforce. 

How Himalaya keeps its workforce up and running

Caring and Reaching out to Employees (CARE) is the initiative, which the Company is using to ensure the wellbeing of both its people and their families.

Incedo to expand its workforce by 3,500 in India and US

The firm is targeting to expand by the end of 2018, owing to the growing need for data and analytics services.

Corporate lessons from the world of cinema

A few well-known movies viewed from a corporate lens to bring forth what they have in offer for the HR enthusiasts.

Creative makeover of workplaces

Chairs in offices are giving way to quirky bean bags or couches, and swanky coffee tables are replacing the boring study/work desks. Even the conference rooms are getting more playful, be it with the furniture, the décor or the entire setup itself.

SpiceJet to strengthen its workforce with pilots and cabin crew

Ajay Singh, co-founder of SpiceJet is to infuse about Rs 1,000 crore in the airline by mid-May. With Rs 550 crore already pumped in after he took over earlier this year, the funds are expected to be used for expansion purposes.

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Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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Philips’ Smriti Handa joins Reckitt; Mahima K moves to global role

Smriti Handa has been appointed as the regional HR director for India and South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser (RB). Prior to this role, she was...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Videocon on the verge of labour unrest

Workers at Videocon Industries’ Aurangabad plant are losing their patience. Not surprising, since they have not been paid salaries for the last 10 months....

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...