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Why more CxOs are sharing their mental health struggles

New Delhi, Oct. 16 -- In the initial months following the lockdown, Suhail Vadgaonkar, HR head of Urban Company, sought therapy. Like most people, the 33-year-old found himself feeling anxious about t... Read More


Startup founders share personal stories to help employees focus on mental health

New Delhi, Oct. 10 -- In the initial few months following the lockdown, Suhail Vadgaonkar (33), HR head of Urban Company, sought therapy. Like most people, Vadgaonkar found himself feeling very anxiou... Read More


Indie bookstores are turning the page

New Delhi, Oct. 8 -- Since April, Mirza Zubair Baig has been upskilling himself and his staff at the Midland Book Shop. The nationwide lockdown resulting from the covid-19 pandemic, starting March, ha... Read More


Why Indian family businesses still don't have space for women

New Delhi, Sept. 28 -- Valli Arunachalam's fight to find a space in the all-male board of her 119-year-old family business is a reminder of the struggles women continue to face in the corporate world ... Read More


Pandemic is changing the way we bond with colleagues

New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- Since August, Arushi Arora has had more engaging conversations with colleagues across departments at tech company Sabre than she did before covid-19 locked us inside our homes. ... Read More


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 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


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


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