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

'Karma points' keep employees motivated

Mumbai, July 29 -- About four months ago, helping a colleague out or going above and beyond the call of duty only earned Sukrit Sarkar, 24, a pat on the back. Now, the associate product manager at HR ... Read More