Tag: Working Hours

Workaholism has nothing to do with long working hours

Companies such as TAC Securities and Slice grabbed headlines across business publications and journals in India, for introducing the concept of shorter work weeks,...

TikTok reduces working hours for Chinese employees

ByteDance, which owns TikTok, has directed all its employees in China, to end their day by 7 p.m. The Company has made a policy...

Max. working hours to be 12 a day and 48 a...

It has been proposed that the maximum working hours in a day be fixed at 12, which will include breaks. This was suggested by...

Centre may introduce ordinance to raise working hours

It is reported that the Central government may introduce an ordinance that will allow the state governments to increase the working hours of employees....

Banking sector slashes services and work hours

The Indian banking sector has decided to trim down its services for the mandated lock-down period, that is till March 31, 2020. The public...

16.2 per cent employees spend over 4 hours checking e-mails: Study

A recent study by Hiver— a software as a service (SaaS) collaboration tool that improves visibility and exchange of information through shared inboxes— reveals...

Southern Railway bans use of WhatsApp during duty hours

On learning that staff were wasting time on chatting and other entertainment on their mobiles, all Southern Railway employees at the stations, yards, cabins,...

TikTok videos get government employees into trouble

When the employees at Khammam Municipal Corporation (KMC), Telangana, were found video recording their own singing, dancing and pranks during work hours and uploading...

Game of Thrones finale expected to reduce productivity and increase absenteeism...

The series finale of Game of Thrones (GoT) that was telecast on Sunday night is expected to create a television record with the maximum...

Indian employees put in longer working hours

According to a report, employees in India work for far longer hours than other employees across the globe. Those working in the cities put...

Travel time + Working hours = Total hours on job

In a landmark judgement by the European Court of Justice, the travel time to reach the place of work, in case there is no fixed place of work, and the return journey back home will be counted as working time under the law.

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,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Over a million jobs available for the taking in Canada

Canada’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.1 per cent and there are more jobs on offer that in the past. In fact, the ratio...

AkzoNobel’s Devika Tandon joins Hilti India as head- HR

Hilti, a company that designs and manufactures cutting-edge technologies, software and services for professional construction services, has roped in AkzoNobel’s Devika Tandon as head...

Only 3.5% joblessness in the US, 5.28 lakh jobs added in July

While recession has not set in yet, it may not be too far away either feel some experts. At a time when economists were...

Compass IDC beefs up its HR team

Compass India Development Centre (IDC) has made two senior appointments in its HR team in the last few months. Rajalakshmi Sivanand has been appointed as...

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“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...

“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...