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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Coworking spaces spawn a new generation of workers and a new style of working

The coworking movement reached India almost five years ago and has only grown since. From being cost-effective to its vibe, there's a lot that attracts people to coworking spaces.

Working It Out: Did the education system fail us?

Is the education system flawed? Identify the job skills that are relevant for the next couple of decades, and if your school or college is not imparting those skills to you, you can learn them on your own.

Work stress may lead to irregular heart rate

Job pressure can cause a rapid and irregular heart rate called atrial fibrillation. Research by Jonkoping University in Sweden finds that work stress is a risk factor for preventing atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease.

Working It Out: The future of work and digital

Robotics adoption, carbon 3D printing will affect business and economics structures, resulting in massive unemployment in manufacturing as well as agriculture sector. Learn the skills that are going to be highest paid skill in the year 2020 or 2025.

Working It Out: 7 productivity hacks for success

When you do a task happily, you are very productive. Thus, in order to be productive at work, either do only what you love or love everything that you have to do. Do not argue too much with people who pay you.

Working It Out: 16 ‘no-nonsense’ lessons for professional success

There is nothing great about poverty. Adversity makes you strong but eventually, it breaks you if you do not get out of it soon. Money may not bring happiness, but poverty guarantees unhappiness. So here are some tips that may give you a successful career.

Working It Out: Ten Hacks for a Super Memory

In the age of smartphones with instant access to calendar, reminders, and online search engines, we have significantly reduced the usage of memory function all humans have been blessed with.

Why an eight-hour workday is not a good idea

Recent studies have shown that an eight-hour workday is a terrible idea as it has nothing to do with your productivity or efficiency. While some have called for a four-day work week, others think a four-hour workday is sufficient. Though the debate rages on, one thing is clear - an eight-hour workday is not the answer!