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For trans-friendly workplaces, employers rolling out inclusive policies and more

July 30, 2020 5:30:20 pm

While multinationals started or expanded corporate programs to address concerns of LGBT employees in the workplace in India from 2016, a year after homosexuality was decriminalised by the apex court, it is only now that more companies are leaning towards a change that could cascade into something bigger

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Survey reveals what work-from-home employees want from offices

July 23, 2020 3:50:32 pm

Work from home and remote working may become a norm even as office spaces will continue to stay. Here's what employees across Asia Pacific say

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‘Work from home has increased women’s burden; it isn’t safer than office either’

July 15, 2020 6:20:34 pm

Incidents of digital sexual harassment have cropped up in the virtual workplace

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Office-goers battle the fear of COVID-19: ‘It’s scary, wish we could work from home’

June 22, 2020 12:30:54 pm

According to Health Ministry guidelines, all indoor areas in an office, from lobbies and corridors to telephones and door handles are to be disinfected. It is, however, not being followed at some workplaces.

Workplace wellness programme has limited benefits for employees’ health: Study

June 10, 2020 3:00:19 pm

The study involved around 4834 employees, out of which 2770 were women, with a mean age of 43.9 years.

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As offices evolve, will remote work become the new ‘normal’ after COVID-19?

June 9, 2020 12:42:46 pm

Will office spaces become redundant in the post-pandemic world? Here's what professionals think.

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COVID-19: If you are going back to office, do not forget to take these precautions

May 26, 2020 5:17:50 pm

While provisions for thermal scanning and sanitisation are being made at offices as per official directives, it is also important that you personally take certain precautions as well.

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Long hours, coordination trouble: Work from home isn’t really easy

April 29, 2020 10:38:04 pm

However, amid the discontent and challenges of working remotely, the one silver lining for several professionals is saving hours of travel time.

Is your space ready for ‘work from home’? Here’s a checklist

March 18, 2020 2:10:04 pm

Working from home can be great if an ample distinction is made between distractions and actual working space.

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Coronavirus: Attending an event or meeting? Consider these WHO precautions

March 11, 2020 11:50:27 am

All sections of our society – including businesses and employers – must play a role if we are to stop the spread of this disease, said WHO.

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Have trouble focussing at work? Keep these foods handy

March 4, 2020 3:00:00 pm

Don't let your energy levels drop at work. Count on these easily available foods.

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Authentic behaviour at work may lead to greater productivity, suggests study

February 5, 2020 6:20:44 pm

The study, published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, surveyed working adults in a wide variety of industries including education, manufacturing, engineering, and financial services for two types of emotion regulation — surface acting and deep acting.

Do you know about ‘presenteeism’ at work? This is how it affects your life

January 23, 2020 10:05:45 am

Organisations must be willing to provide the tools and the time necessary for employees to recover, reset, and return to optimal productivity.

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The right to nap: Indian employees wish to sleep a wink at work

August 22, 2019 1:01:53 pm

According to a survey conducted by Wakefit, 70 per cent of 1,500 respondents said they do not have a 'nap room' at work and 86 per cent felt having one would boost their productivity. 

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Emma Watson backs workplace harassment helpline launched in England and Wales

August 6, 2019 5:12:13 pm

As a first-of-its-kind phone line, the aim of the free helpline is to help plug a gap in the availability of specialist legal advice so that women can get the right assistance they need to hold their employer and harasser to account.

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Health tips: Simple ways to deal with panic attack at work

July 18, 2019 1:27:20 pm

Panic attack can be described as a sudden onset of intense fear or discomfort that triggers severe physical symptoms.

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Writing the perfect auto-response email

July 12, 2019 3:13:07 pm

It’s important for individuals to remember their audiences and what the implications are.

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What makes a leader?

June 17, 2019 12:22:51 pm

Many of the world’s leaders have mastered this art: They may be tough, but they are known for their grace and humor, too.

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Working It Out: Why it’s important to create a work-life balance

June 17, 2019 8:53:09 am

We live in a digital age and smart work matters more than hard work. We want happy, productive and energetic employees rather than the employees who are compelled to work long hours at sub-optimal productivity levels.

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60 per cent of millennials seek flexible working options: Survey

June 8, 2019 6:00:46 pm

The survey was conducted with professionals across functional areas including accounts and finance, production and human resources working in full-time jobs.

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Just 16-minute sleep loss may put your job at risk: Study

April 24, 2019 12:11:51 pm

A study, published in the journal Sleep Health, found that reducing your sleep routine during the work-week greatly interferes with job performance.

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Companies increasing focus on employees’ emotional, financial health: Study

November 21, 2018 5:21:15 pm

The study concluded that this year over 80 per cent of the organisations have taken at least one action in health risks or condition management, weight management, physical activity and nutrition and managing employee stress and mental health.

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Strict, yet kind boss can boost employees’ performance says study

September 13, 2018 12:13:55 pm

The study noted that employees with bosses who were authoritarian almost always had negative results on job performance, while those with benevolent chiefs always had a positive impact on job performance.

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This company embeds microchips in its employees to make their life easier

August 29, 2018 12:23:21 am

According to the company officials, these chips were embedded to make life easier for their employees - from using it as a company badge to buying things with a wave of the hand.

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Workers in open-plan offices more active and less stressed than in private offices: Study

August 21, 2018 6:36:55 pm

The study said that office people tend to be more sedentary compared to other workers and are thus likely to have more health problems. The most common ones include heart diseases, increased stress levels, and tiredness.