Tag: Worklife balance

How GenZs are influencing  workplace culture

This is the dawn of GenZ, a more digitally native generation. It’s been a few years since this new generation has entered the workplace...

IT employee union demands 8-hours shift for techies

IT employees in India commonly adapt to the timings of their US-based or European counterparts and end up working for 10–14 hours.

Grey offers four days a week for 15 per cent pay...

The agency has come up with this offer because employees demanded it.

Six-hour workday for the workforce in Sweden

Businesses across the country are aiming to get more done in a shorter amount of time so that people have the energy to enjoy their private lives.

Choice of the professional platter

Work-life balance is no longer a woman’s problem alone. The increasingly automated and brutal world of competition, finds both men and women struggling to find a balance between their professional and family commitments. But, are organisations indifferent to the needs of their workers?

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Wayfair to sack 5% of its workforce

Wayfair has announced plans to lay off 1,000 employees in an effort to cut operational cost. The decision comes after the online furniture retailer...

NITES seeks Labour Ministry’s intervention in Wipro freshers’ layoff

The Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES)has taken up the cause of the 452 freshers laid off by Wipro. These freshers were told by...

Prosus and its parent company join layoff spree

Dutch technology investor Prosus and it's South African parent company, Naspers, has announced that they will be cutting up to 30 per cent of...

ATS launches initiative for employee development & community growth

ATS has introduced a new program aimed at promoting personal and professional development for its employees and leaders. The goal is to foster strong...

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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...