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Majority of women, men prefer younger bosses: Survey

Majority of women, men prefer younger bosses: Survey

Youngsters are considered less patriarchal and more sensitive towards gender parity.

Facebook train employees on how to manage political bias

Facebook train employees on how to manage political bias

"Facebook plans to add a section on 'political bias' to its class on 'managing bias.' All Facebook executives and many employees have taken the class which focuses on identifying and neutralising racial, age, gender and other types of bias," Wall Street Journal quoted Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook, as saying. 
 

Employees use social media to kill mental fatigue: Survey

Employees use social media to kill mental fatigue: Survey

Nearly 34 percent of the people surveyed said they use social media at work to take a mental break from their job, revealed a Pew Research Centre survey of 2,003 US adults.

Twitter offers bonuses to employees to retain them

Twitter offers bonuses to employees to retain them

In a bid to prevent staff departure, Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has been offering additional restricted stock and cash bonuses to its employees.

Genius! Bill Gates kept tab on employees by memorising their license plates

Genius! Bill Gates kept tab on employees by memorising their license plates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in his early career monitored employees' work hours by memorising their license plates to keep a track of them.

DNA: Analysis of Finland's plan to give every citizen 800 euros a month

Authorities in Finland are considering giving every citizen a tax-free payout of €800 (£576) each month - equivalent to 58,000 in indian currency.

Beware! Your boss can now snoop on your private chats

Beware! Your boss can now snoop on your private chats

Companies can now snoop on employees' private messages on email and messaging services within work hours.

Employees no more inclined to start-ups, want to switch: Survey

Employees no more inclined to start-ups, want to switch: Survey

The best of the best talents once eagerly joined startups, but after a year or so, a majority of professionals seem desperate to leave for more established players.

90% employees complain about salary disparity: Survey

According to a survey by JobBuzz.In, the employer rating platform from TimesJobs.Com, employees believe their companies pay external hires and favourites more.

Tiff between employees and management the reason for shutdown of Geeta Press

Mismanagement and employee-management tiff resulted in the shutdown of Geeta Press.

Qualcomm preparing to layoff as many as several thousand employees: Tech website

Qualcomm Inc is preparing to layoff as many as several thousand employees, tech website The Information reported on Monday.

Prolonged standing as bad as sitting

Nearly half of all employees worldwide are required to stand for more than 75 percent of their workdays.

Hiring activities likely to grow up to 15% in FY16: Survey

About 51 per cent respondents surveyed believe there will be a hiring growth of up to 15 per cent this fiscal, according to the Genius Hiring-Attrition & Compensation Trend Survey: 2015-16.

An app to track employees, increase productivity

A start-up company in Kochi is all set to launch a mobile phone application to track the movement of their employees and monitor performance.

An app to track employees, increase productivity

A start-up company in Kochi is all set to launch a mobile phone application to track the movement of their employees and monitor performance.

Companies facing tough time to retain workers; 82% employees intend to switch jobs within a year

With a new wave of career opportunities in the country, employees are more likely to switch jobs in the next one year, according to a survey.

Chinese CEO takes 6400 of staff on 4-day holiday to France

Chinese CEO takes 6400 of staff on 4-day holiday to France

A Chinese boss has taken 6,400 of his staff on a four day holiday to France that finished with a world-record breaking human chain in the Cote D'Azur.

Flexible work schedules of employees improve health, sleep

A new study has examined that people who have flexible work schedules have better health and they sleep properly than their counterparts.

Flexible work hours improve overall health

Giving employees flexible work hours help curb sleep deficiency and improve overall health, researchers report.

Facebook adopts worker-friendly management technique

Facebook adopts worker-friendly management technique

To effectively shape its overwhelmingly young work force into future leaders, the social networking site Facebook has adopted a set of somewhat unconventional management techniques.