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  • 31-year-old fired by startup and hired again within just a day Sep 26, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    31-year-old fired by startup and hired again within just a day

    A lesson on how to stay in control during difficult conversations with your bosses.

  • Do bosses believe employees are productive working from home? What new report shows Sep 23, 2022 10:25 AM IST

    Do bosses believe employees are productive working from home? What new report shows

    Microsoft has released an extensive new report on work trends, based on a survey of 20,000 staff members across 11 countries.

  • This CEO wants a "harder line" on getting workers back to office Sep 11, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    This CEO wants a "harder line" on getting workers back to office

    BlackRock boss Larry Fink has linked remote work to a fall in productivity.

  • Billionaire says remote workers are 'lazy gits watching golf, tennis at home'. Twitter hits back Sep 04, 2022 09:50 AM IST

    Billionaire says remote workers are 'lazy gits watching golf, tennis at home'. Twitter hits back

    British business magnate Alan Sugar's comments sparked anger amid broad discussions on workplace practices.

  • What is 'lying flat', a work trend that came before 'quiet quitting' Sep 02, 2022 02:51 PM IST

    What is 'lying flat', a work trend that came before 'quiet quitting'

    Employees are increasingly choosing not to go the extra mile.

  • These companies tried the 4-day work week. Their thoughts Sep 01, 2022 04:02 PM IST

    These companies tried the 4-day work week. Their thoughts

    A broad study of the effectiveness of the four-day work week is underway in the UK. Trials are also scheduled to take place in Canada, the US and the rest of Europe.

  • PwC employee lost half his skull after injury during work party. He is now suing the firm Aug 26, 2022 09:34 AM IST

    PwC employee lost half his skull after injury during work party. He is now suing the firm

    The man has also asked for additional future payments, arguing that he is at a risk of developing epilepsy because of the injury.

  • Have we had enough of the nanny employer? Jul 01, 2022 05:17 PM IST

    Have we had enough of the nanny employer?

    Companies pushed hard to attend to workers’ needs during the pandemic. But have they encroached too far into our personal lives?

  • Elon Musk's response to spoof article on Tesla cars forcibly taking employees to office Jun 10, 2022 09:57 AM IST

    Elon Musk's response to spoof article on Tesla cars forcibly taking employees to office

    Elon Musk had told Tesla employees in an email in May that they must be present in office 40 hours per week or leave the company.

  • These bosses are paying their employees to resign Jun 05, 2022 05:32 PM IST

    These bosses are paying their employees to resign

    Two US-based companies have found unique ways to empower their employees.

  • How this Swiggy delivery agent landed the tech job of his dreams May 28, 2022 10:48 AM IST

    How this Swiggy delivery agent landed the tech job of his dreams

    Shaik Abdul Sathar, who now works with a Bengaluru-based IT company, took up delivery jobs in his final year of college to supplement his family’s income.

  • Last day at work: How to make a public farewell work for you May 22, 2022 10:21 AM IST

    Last day at work: How to make a public farewell work for you

    Farewells are your last opportunity to communicate with your colleagues and bosses while still being in the system. Think about what you want to say - and how.

  • Tamil Nadu woman disguised herself as man for 3 decades to raise daughter May 14, 2022 12:34 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu woman disguised herself as man for 3 decades to raise daughter

    After losing her husband, Pechiyammal was left alone to bring her daughter up. She said taking a man's guise helped her feel safer.

  • Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky explains a better version of hybrid work May 13, 2022 03:32 PM IST

    Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky explains a better version of hybrid work

    Brian Chesky said it is people over 50 who prefer the work-from-office model. "The older you are, the more inclined you are to be uncomfortable with the idea of flexibility and digitization," he told Inc magazine in an interview.

  • ‘Sitting on sofa…’: What ex-Google CEO said about work-from-home Apr 18, 2022 04:13 PM IST

    ‘Sitting on sofa…’: What ex-Google CEO said about work-from-home

    Eric Schmidt, who helped Google grow into a tech giant, attributed most of the company’s success to work-from-office.

  • Hit by mass resignations, this company adopted a 4-day work week. What happened next Apr 16, 2022 03:37 PM IST

    Hit by mass resignations, this company adopted a 4-day work week. What happened next

    Anxiety and burnout fueled by the coronavirus pandemic have created a compelling need to rethink ways of living and working.

  • These are the biggest career mistakes, according to Harsh Goenka Mar 24, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    These are the biggest career mistakes, according to Harsh Goenka

    The first on Harsh Goenka’s list was “thinking you know everything”. Not networking is the second-biggest career mistake, according to him.

  • After Better.com, this company has fired hundreds of employees over video call Mar 19, 2022 04:12 PM IST

    After Better.com, this company has fired hundreds of employees over video call

    Employees of British shipping company P&O Ferries were informed in a sudden call that Thursday would be the "final day of employment".

  • Show us your leave policy, employers: The latest LinkedIn trend Feb 04, 2022 11:26 AM IST

    Show us your leave policy, employers: The latest LinkedIn trend

    New York-based media company theSkimm began the “show us your leave” trend on LinkedIn by posting about its own paid leave policy and encouraging other employers to do the same.

  • How this boss made sure employee did not catastrophise after receiving her ‘call me’ mail Jan 18, 2022 01:52 PM IST

    How this boss made sure employee did not catastrophise after receiving her ‘call me’ mail

    A TikTok user recently posted a video about how her boss sent her a clear mail, thereby saving her from going down the spiral of anxious thoughts.

  • Non-zero day: What you can do today to become more productive Nov 13, 2021 10:57 AM IST

    Non-zero day: What you can do today to become more productive

    What is the Non-Zero Day principle and how to make it part of your work life.

  • 5 ways to bounce back when you have had an unproductive morning Nov 06, 2021 05:00 PM IST

    5 ways to bounce back when you have had an unproductive morning

    It's lunchtime and you realise you’ve accomplished nothing today. What do you do now?

  • Rural job scheme demand drops to 17-month low in September Oct 06, 2021 05:24 PM IST

    Rural job scheme demand drops to 17-month low in September

    With the decline in Covid-19 cases and the revival of the economy, workers from rural areas are returning to take up jobs in the cities

  • Demand for work continues to remain high under MGNREGA Aug 05, 2021 04:54 PM IST

    Demand for work continues to remain high under MGNREGA

    It could have happened as many migrant workers are reluctant to go back to cities for work as there is a possibility of a third wave, said an anlayst. To provide work to migrants returning from cities to villages, the central government had pumped in an extra Rs 40,000 crore for MGNREGA schemes.

  • Employment under rural job scheme plunges in May as COVID-19 fear looms large Jun 09, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Employment under rural job scheme plunges in May as COVID-19 fear looms large

    While 50.83 crore persons were provided work under the scheme in May 2020, the figure has now almost halved to 26.38 crore.

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