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Fixed salaries, another casualty of pandemic

Mumbai, Sept. 16 -- Fixed salaries have become a casualty of the pandemic as more companies try to cut employee costs and link pay to performance in an economy that sliding. Conveyance and meal allowa... Read More


Covid-19 leaves mental health practitioners stressed

New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- Being a psychotherapist, mindfulness and self-care comes relatively easy to Bengaluru's Meera Haran Alva. In the past few months, however, all her skills have been put to the te... Read More


Covid effect on salaries: Just 7% firms gave hikes, increments down to 3.6%

BENGALURU, Aug. 24 -- A mere 7% of companies have given their teams salary increments of 10% or more this year, the effect of a slowing economy and covid-19. The average hike across sectors has come d... Read More


Covid effect on salaries: Just 10% firms gave hikes, increments down to 3.6%

BENGALURU, Aug. 24 -- A mere 9% of companies have given their teams salary increments of 10% or more this year, the effect of a slowing economy and covid-19. The average hike across sectors has come d... Read More


Gen Z advocates get a helping hand from seniors

Mumbai, Aug. 24 -- When Bhawna Vishwakarma, 23, imagined the start of her career as a lawyer, it always involved spending a few years at a large firm, learning the ropes of commercial practice. But as... Read More


Companies add extra day-off to counter work-from-home stress

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- Longer hours, erratic schedules, and more meetings characterize the pandemic workday, and now companies are slowly recognizing that employees need a little more time off. Google ... Read More


Air pollution cutting short life span of wild honey bees

New Delhi, Aug. 11 -- The health of wild honey bees and, in turn the future of our food security, is in peril. While there have been many anecdotal evidence of the honey bee population decreasing in u... Read More


Companies retrain staff for other roles to avoid layoffs during pandemic

New Delhi, Aug. 11 -- Making a phone call had never fazed Santosh Kumar Bandari. But as the technical recruiter picked up the phone one mid-April day, he felt a tiny frisson of apprehension. It was th... Read More


Naukri and ECHO India roll out job platform for covid-19 healthcare staff

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- Jobs portal Naukri.com, in collaboration with ECHO India, has launched a platform to help hospitals meet the shortage of healthcare professionals, which poses a challenge before ... Read More


Millennials, Gen Z take workcation to ease WFH stress

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- After three months of working from home, Kiran Gupta decided to change the view outside her window. The 27-year-old, who works as a tax consultant at a consultancy firm, packed he... Read More