Follow Us:
Sunday, January 26, 2020
8 hour work days, work timings, office timings, office hours, long working hours health, office hours health harm

Why an eight-hour workday is not a good idea

February 15, 2018 10:37:26 pm

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!

Indian working women as ambitious as men: Survey

December 11, 2017 4:50:12 pm

Keeping in mind these disparities, the survey suggested that companies must spend their time and effort on time-tested and effective initiatives like anti-discrimination policies and regulatory requirements, providing parental leave and child care and offering flexible working models.

stipend, salary, teamlease

Creativity flourishes when boss is humble

November 29, 2017 2:27:53 pm

Results showed that humble leaders promoted higher levels of creativity on their teams when team members expected them to be humble.

BPO sector, IT sector, BPO sector abuse, indian bpo racial abuse, bpo sector stress, bpo layoffs, bpo westeern clients, Business news, Indian Express

Indian BPO workers say racial abuse happens almost daily: Study

November 27, 2017 1:52:13 pm

"It is a post-recession reality. Western clients are extremely cagey. If they think you are an Indian, their biggest fear is you are stealing their job and that everything is being outsourced,” said its author.

office politics, increase work output, increase work quality, office negativity, office gossip, bad boss, smart in office, indian express, indian express news

Working It Out: 8 real hacks to get rid of office politics

April 2, 2018 5:30:53 pm

People who understand politics may be a little miserable but those who fail to read the situation in advance lose badly. Conquering office politics takes a right balance of speed, patience and stakeholder management.

employee harassment, employee abuse, bully boss, bad boss, bullying employees, office environment, office tension, indian express, indian express news

Harassing employees may cut your well-being: Study

September 30, 2017 12:39:28 pm

Communicating with workers may help supervisors by releasing negative emotions through sharing, receiving social support and gaining relational energy from their co-workers.

disney, disneyland, disneyland paris, disney characters, disney job, disney characters audition, disney job vacany, dream job, job news, lifestyle news, indian express

Dream job: Disney is hiring new princes and princesses, here’s how you can apply!

September 8, 2017 10:25:45 pm

One would be ready to move to Paris and must be fluent in English and French. Of course, they will get ample time to spend in the magical Disneyland, but as entertainers who would require dancing skills and will also have to participate in strenuous parades.

Come into the Light

August 30, 2017 12:00:30 am

A grim factory in Noida turns into a sun-filled learning space, even as it holds on to its industrial past

ramayana, life lessons from ramayana, ramayana lessons, business lessons indian mythology, indian express, indian express news

Working It Out: Management lessons from the Ramayana

July 31, 2017 7:54:35 pm

Be a curious student and see what you should learn from Ramayana to take your professional life to the next level. The characters of Rama, Ravana, Kaikeye and Dashratha, among all the others, have much to teach, if only you know where to look.

Bihar govt approves Rs 1 lakh aid for SC/ST aspirants clearing UPSE prelims

Nitish Kumar, and the guide to survival at work (office politics, et al)

August 1, 2017 6:58:12 pm

In a lofty speech, as Nitish Kumar declared that his mandate was to serve the people of the state, not one particular family, he is being compared to the wily Chanakya and termed opportunist at the same time. Should he have stuck it out and become the beacon of hope as leader of a fragmented Opposition?

Bonding among women co-workers can reduce conflict

July 18, 2017 2:33:57 pm

When employers encourage an office environment that supports positive and social relationships between women co-workers, especially in primarily male dominated organisations, they are less likely to experience conflict among women employees.

best professional advice for 20s, how to be professionally successful in 20s, how to become successful, success guide for 20's, how to excel in 20's, indian express, indian express news

Working It Out: Best professional advice for your 20s

October 11, 2017 3:59:09 pm

Academic success does matter although the topper of the class need not turn out to be the most successful necessarily. Yes, those toppers do not fail miserably in life and do well for themselves, but there are more factors that create extraordinary professional success than just academic excellence.

why don't i feel satisfied in my job?, reasons of no satisfaction from your job, job satisfaction is important, Indian Express, Indian Express News

Perceived overqualification may lead to job strain

July 12, 2017 9:55:20 pm

If you are an employee who perceives you are overqualified for your position, chances are you are unsatisfied with your job, uncommitted to your organisation and experience psychological strain, says a study. When an employee is expecting a job that utilises their qualifications but does not find themselves in such a position, they feel deprived.

Working It Out: Why meditation is a new must for professionals?

July 2, 2017 8:41:47 pm

There are ample of studies by reputed medical institutes published in world famous journals which prove that meditation is even more powerful than medication for sound emotional health. Meditation is the internal bathing and cleansing of the mind.

ouat 2017 result, dhe odisha, ouat.nic.in, icar result 2017, icar, ouat, ouat result 2017, odisha education, orissa university, orissa university result,

Bring wellness mantra to work culture

June 22, 2017 11:55:12 am

Companies can also plan to launch a "talk about wellness" chatbot on social media that will answer all the wellness queries from people and amplify wellness before business messaging on social media platforms and see it as an integral part of growth.

unproductivity at workplace, lazy employees, unproductive employees, employees and workplace, Indian express, Indian express news

Learn how to stop workers from being lazy, unproductive

June 17, 2017 5:18:36 pm

The researchers suggest that there is so much that organisations can do to foster purposeful and ethical leadership, including the adoption of relevant policies, leader role-modelling, alignment around a core vision, training, and organisational culture.

IIT, IIT placement, engineering jobs, top jobs, IIT jobs, IIT placement, IIT Mandi,

‘Office spaces must be sensitised about menstruation’

May 26, 2017 1:25:02 pm

"We must have policies that sensitise men and there must be a counsellor and a gynaecologist visiting offices every week to discuss such issues. It must be a core part of the human resources in any organisation."

sexual harassment, workplace sexual harassment, workplace harassment, speaking out, against harassment, vikat bahl, Queen director, kangana ranaut, actress kangana ranaut, varun grover, indian workplace, workplace environment, talk, indian express talk. indian express

Speaking Out

April 12, 2017 1:03:39 am

Kangana Ranaut spoke about the need for women to be vocal about sexual harassment at the workplace at an event.

Fear of losing jobs to machines growing with rise of AI: Study

March 23, 2017 5:15:10 pm

People in certain occupations may legitimately fear losing their jobs to robots and software that can work for cheaper and for longer hours than any human.

Gay, lesbians less likely to get leadership position: Study

March 21, 2017 2:25:57 pm

The study demonstrates that unacceptable levels of discrimination, be they subconscious or conscious, still exists in our society.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement