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Employees generate ideas worth $500 million: HCL Technologies

India's fourth largest IT firm HCL Technologies is now focussing on "ideapreneurship" to encourage employees to come up with innovative solutions to customers' business challenges.

78% Indian employees feel they should save more for retirement

Even as Indian employees are expecting to retire around 60 years, 78 percent believe that they will need to save more for retirement, according to a recent survey.

EPFO seeks feedback on facility for workers going abroad

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field offices to seek feedback on its recently launched facility for workers from big employers such as TCS, Infosys, PWC, Bosch and HCL going on foreign assignments.

Intel trims marketing staff ahead of new chief's arrival

Intel Corp is shedding jobs in its marketing department ahead of the arrival of new chief marketing officer Steven Fund.

Employees put in longer hours on jobs than 5 years ago: Survey

According to a poll by Right Management, the talent and career management experts within ManpowerGroup, nearly four out of five surveyed workers said their organisation's employees spend more time on the job since the recession began in 2008.

US cos pay $6,000 extra per year for each employee who smokes

Researchers said the study is the first to take a comprehensive look at the financial burden for companies that employ smokers.

Most employees appreciate flexibility brought by technology in work life: Survey

A majority of employees worldwide appreciate the flexibility that technology brings to their work life, but also acknowledge that the same technology causes work to intrude upon their personal lives, a survey has revealed.

Employees to see 12% salary hike next fiscal: Survey

Indian companies are expected to dole out an average salary hike of 12 percent in the next one year, while laying more emphasis on performance-linked pay packets, says a survey by global consultancy Mercer.

Most outrageous excuses employees give for arriving to work revealed

A study by online career site CareerBuilder revealed that frozen car keys and bear attacks top this year’s list of the most outrageous excuses for arriving to work late, Live Science reported.

'Indian employees prefer pleasant colleagues, job security to pay'

It is not just a matter of heavy pay packets anymore as majority of Indian employees are willing to compromise on salary provided they have job security and pleasant colleagues at work place, says a survey.