Tag: Workplace

What’s the antidote for workplace incivility?

Workplace incivility can be likened to a slow poison, gradually eroding the foundation of a healthy work environment. It manifests in various forms, from...

78% women facing microaggressions self-shield at work: Report

An alarming 78 per cent of women who face microaggressions self-shield at work. That means, they alter or adjust their appearance or conduct in...

Tech CEO resigns amidst sexual assault allegations

The CEO of CD Disco, a technology company has stepped down from his position amid allegations of sexual assault and inappropriate conduct towards a...

Once common workplace beliefs that are now redundant

Ever wondered why several long-held workplace beliefs have become redundant and are no longer applicable in today's dynamic environment? Traditionally, the amount of time...

73% of LGBTQ+ workers don’t report discriminatory incidents at work

They say India Inc. has become quite LGBTQ friendly. It may not be completely true though according to a report based on a study...

BALCO enhances workplace safety with AI-based monitoring technology

Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO), a subsidiary of Vedanta Aluminium and a prominent aluminium producer in India, has recently implemented an innovative safety solution...

Desk bombing — Is it acceptable to the new generation?

Amit was engrossed in a spreadsheet at his desk, when Rohan, his colleague from the bay across the hall, suddenly appeared with a printout...

Does it take role models to retain employees?

Employee retention is a critical aspect of any organisation's success, but many companies are struggling to keep their employees engaged and committed to their...

Progressive or positive discipline — which is more effective at the...

Discipline in the workplace is crucial to maintaining a positive and productive work environment. When employees fail to meet expectations or violate company policies,...

Sexual harassment complaints at workplace should be handled with care: Delhi...

The Delhi High Court recently emphasised the importance of handling sexual harassment complaints at the workplace with care. The court stated that companies cannot...

Ignoring women’s sexual harassment complaints can discourage others from speaking up:...

The Delhi High Court has observed that if the complaints of sexual harassment by a woman are ignored at the workplace or not heeded,...

1 in 10 employees has experienced violence, harassment at work: Report

Almost one in ten people in employment has experienced physical violence and harassment at work in their working life. A survey wherein people were...

Concentration of 37% employees affected due to mental health issues: Report

An alarming 33 per cent employees who were part of a survey admitted that they continued to go to work despite mental-health issues. This...

ASSOCHAM hosts webinar on ‘Mental wellness at workplace’

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) CSR Council, hosted a webinar on ‘Mental Wellness at Workplace’, as part of its...

72% women feel Monday morning blues: Survey

Employers may have to keep in mind that a whopping 72 per cent working women feel Monday morning blues! Nine out of 10 women...

Nagaland government forms ‘complaint committee’ to redress sexual-harassment complaints at workplace

A six-member committee has been form by the Nagaland government specifically to address complaints pertaining to sexual harassment of women employees at their workplace. Henceforth,...

Loneliness at workplace: Increasingly becoming fatal

Loneliness at the workplace is so rampant across organisations that it has started affecting the bottom line. An analysis by Cigna in 2020, suggests...

Shriram Housing Finance aims to improve women’s representation at workplace

Shriram Housing Finance, the affordable housing company, has launched the ‘SHeFirst’ programme to improve the representation of women at the workplace. Under this programme,...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

Treat women with dignity & consideration at workplace: Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court has said that employers should treat women employees with consideration and dignity, and be sympathetic to their cause. While ordering the...

Organisations worldwide are becoming more inclusive: Report

Figures for women in the corporate world are rather impressive, if the Gender Equality Index for 2022 is to be believed. About 7.5 per...

Scaler announces 12 days of period leave, makes workplace more inclusive

Scaler, the tech upskilling startup, has announced 12 days of period leave for its women and transgender employees across the organisation. This leave will...

“Women have legal right to a safe workplace”: Madras High Court

A safe workplace is a woman’s right, observed the Madras High Court as it dismissed an anticipatory bail petition by a police officer in...

Reinventing tomorrow’s workplace

Years ago, I built a 24-foot-long table in my backyard as a gathering place for thoughtful dialogue with the eclectic group of friends, acquaintances,...

Workaholics can make the workplace toxic

Many a time, employees take pride in being the first to enter the office and the last to leave. Is this really something to...

Can demographic diversity ensure cognitive diversity at the workplace?

Today, it is not uncommon to find multinational companies speaking publicly of the men to women ratio in their organisations, or even bragging about...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Saudi Arabia expands saudisation programme in aviation

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services, has announced the second...

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‘3 days in office’: Cognizant mandate for India employees

Cognizant India employees have received an internal memo informing them of the end of work-from-home and asking them to be in office thrice a...

Navigating the ascent: Strategies for thriving in an elevated role

An elevated role, marked by a significant leap in responsibilities and expectations, requires more than just an updated job title. It demands a strategic...

Stressed out Paytm employee fears layoff, takes own life

Gaurav Gupta, an employee of Paytm Payments Bank, Indore, hanged himself on 26 February at his home. The reason? Well, it was the stress...
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10% DA hike for UP Roadways employees

The Uttar Pradesh Government has declared a 10 per cent increase in Dearness Allowance (DA). This decision, effective from 1 February, 2024, is a...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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