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COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits
Business

COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits

Like demonetisation, the current lockdown has exposed millions of workers and their families to starvation, hunger, death and very bleak future prospects.

The problem with 'do what you love': The perils of allowing Maslow's hierarchy of needs, self-actualisation to shape careers
Life

The problem with 'do what you love': The perils of allowing Maslow's hierarchy of needs, self-actualisation to shape careers

While work can be meaningful and pleasurable, we should think carefully before accepting managerial ideas of fulfilment through work, because they risk detracting from the economic and social structures that govern work.

Second fiddle is the only place left. Take it
Life

Second fiddle is the only place left. Take it

The toughest part to play in the orchestra of life is second fiddle. For most of us, the 40-odd years we work never go beyond the back row or the support role or the subordinate staff level, our lives spent seguing to other people's tunes, responding to their moods, their calls, their signals, their priorities and their orders.

Women and the workplace: Once you've made it to the top, don't forget to check your privilege
Life

Women and the workplace: Once you've made it to the top, don't forget to check your privilege

Here’s the gender breakdown: male speaker — 59; female speakers — 5; number of women on the main stage at any point of time — 2 (and one was a Minister of Parliament).

'Women's empowerment can increase global GDP by $12 tn'
Business

'Women's empowerment can increase global GDP by $12 tn'

At the current rate of progress, she said, it would take 170 years to achieve pay equality, according to a World Economic Forum report on gender gap.

89 percent workforce wants robotic automation to ease mundane tasks at workplace, says Adobe
News & Analysis

89 percent workforce wants robotic automation to ease mundane tasks at workplace, says Adobe

In a surprise find, 89 percent of people, including from India are positive about the role robots can play in helping them at workplace rather than taking away their jobs, a new report has found.

Indian government is engaged on H-1B visa issue with Trump administration
News & Analysis

Indian government is engaged on H-1B visa issue with Trump administration

India today said it is engaged with the Donald Trump administration as well as members of the US Congress on concerns regarding the H1B visa issue, amidst apprehension that there may be a clamp down on it which can hurt Indian IT industry.

Judge orders ABX Aire pilots to stop the strike and resume work
News & Analysis

Judge orders ABX Aire pilots to stop the strike and resume work

A federal judge on Wednesday upheld a temporary restraining order sought by cargo airline ABX Air, whose major customers include DHL and online retail giant Amazon, against its striking pilots and ordered them back to work immediately.

Here's why the future of productivity would inevitably be driven by augmented reality
News & Analysis

Here's why the future of productivity would inevitably be driven by augmented reality

Think of your ideal workspace. You’d love an office with a view, a massive screen to work on, maybe a fish tank beside you and some light music playing in the background. Wouldn’t that be nice?

Want to buy iPhone 6? Delhiites need to work for 360 hours, Mumbaikars 350 hours
India

Want to buy iPhone 6? Delhiites need to work for 360 hours, Mumbaikars 350 hours

One needs to work over 360 hours to earn enough to buy an iPhone 6 in the national capital, but the same requires just 20 hours of work in Zurich, a new purchasing power study shows.

Syrian refugee gets a new start in Lebanon after online campaign
World

Syrian refugee gets a new start in Lebanon after online campaign

There are about 1.2 million registered Syrian refugees in the country, most of them struggling to find work.

Achieving pay equality for women may take 70 years, says ILO
Sports

Achieving pay equality for women may take 70 years, says ILO

It will take at least 70 more years to achieve pay equity between women and men, the ILO said on Sunday noting that women earn on average 77 per cent of what men earn.

'Facebook at Work' starts rolling out, but access is only for a few companies
News & Analysis

'Facebook at Work' starts rolling out, but access is only for a few companies

"Facebook at Work" smartphone applications appear in Apple's online app store and the Google Play shop for Android-powered mobile devices, but can only be accessed by a few companies.

Cheer for job seekers: TCS to hike freshers' salaries soon
Corporate

Cheer for job seekers: TCS to hike freshers' salaries soon

Indian IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is planning to increase its pay offer to freshers recruited directly or through campus interviews, a senior official said Friday.<br />

2015 to be a good year for job seekers, says report
Economy

2015 to be a good year for job seekers, says report

Opportunities for job seekers are expected to grow even better in the new year with employers in India being most optimistic foreseeing vigorous hiring activity in the January-March period, says a report.

Indians most engaged in work globally but most not using full potential, finds survey
Corporate

Indians most engaged in work globally but most not using full potential, finds survey

A majority of Indian employees are performing intensely and their work engagement level is highest in the world, a new study says.

India ranks 18th on most desirable place to work globally; US tops list
Corporate

India ranks 18th on most desirable place to work globally; US tops list

The other countries in the top 10, where foreigners said they would like to work include -- France (6th), Australia (7th), Spain (8th), Italy (9th) and Sweden (10th).<br />

Working for more than 55 hours a week can trigger diabetes
Life

Working for more than 55 hours a week can trigger diabetes

People engaged in manual work or other low socio-economic status jobs for more than 55 hours per week doing have a 30 percent greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, warns a new study.

Snack-in-a-box: Japanese workers get cabinets full of food right at their desk
Life

Snack-in-a-box: Japanese workers get cabinets full of food right at their desk

Goods are replenished or replaced weekly by an army of 500 part-time workers. The contents on offer change every three weeks, adding an element of surprise