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Supreme Court seeks ideas to enforce sexual harassment law at workplace

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the NGO Initiative for Inclusion Foundation (IIF) to give suggestions for the effective implementation of a law to curb sexual harassment of women at workplaces, particularly in the private sector.

Feb 09, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

Philippines bans compulsory high heels in workplace

The labour department order took effect on Sunday as the government took up the cudgels for long-suffering shopping mall clerks, hotel receptionists and flight attendants.

Sep 25, 2017, 13:46 PM IST

'Mumbaikars can save Rs 4,600 crore annually by staying at right location'

"The financial capital of the country can significantly improve its commuting woes if its people start living in the right location that best suits their working requirements," the report said.

Sep 17, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Facebook to soon offer free version of Workplace

In a tough challenge to team collaboration tool Slack, Facebook has announced to offer a version of Workplace for free.

Apr 08, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

International Women’s Day: WHO urges safer, healthier workplace for women

Women that work and are economically empowered tend to be better placed to make critical life choices, including on reproduction. 

Mar 08, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

Facebook makes Workplace app available for all

Buoyed by the positive response from over 1,000 companies that are currently using Workplace (formerly known as Facebook at Work), the company has announced to make the app available to all.

Oct 11, 2016, 11:42 AM IST

Is your workplace dull, unhygienic? You may be at risk of cognitive disorders!

As per a new research, spending long time at such workplace can hamper your brain function, leading to a decline in reasoning, memory, attention and language capabilities.

Jun 17, 2016, 14:32 PM IST

Get rid of back pain with these tips

It is difficult to live with these problems but at the same time, it is easy to deal with them by taking precautions.

Apr 15, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

Negative feedback may trigger immoral behaviour among workers

For the study, researchers conducted three experiments with students intending to enter business, law and STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields.

Mar 30, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

Know who is most likely to help you at office

The study did not examine why colleagues who were moderately distant in status were most likely to help each other. 

Mar 26, 2016, 13:07 PM IST

Study shows your boss can influence your health!

A new study finds that manager leadership may be the key to employee health programs and goals.

Feb 15, 2016, 14:36 PM IST

Unhappy at work? You are not alone

Researchers found that Brits experience a 7-8 per cent drop in happiness while at work, compared to doing activities outside of work.  

Feb 03, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Topics that are a big no-no in the workplace

Topics that should be sternly avoided at work place.

Dec 26, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Adobe, Dropbox join hands to make your life easy at work

Starting from Tuesday, users worldwide can add their Dropbox account in Acrobat DC or Acrobat Reader on desktop.

Oct 13, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

Show some 'intellectual arrogance' to get rewarded at work

 When it comes to perform better at the workplace or on the academic front, showing some “intellectual arrogance” and not “intellectual humility” will help you get better visibility and treatment, says a surprising study.

Oct 07, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Workplace anxiety can lead to poor job performance

High levels of emotional exhaustion that come from workplace anxiety can directly lead to lower job performance.

Aug 21, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Facebook teaches how to improve workplace diversity

 Facebook has designed a training course for improving diversity in the workplace and is willing to share this with others as long as it helps eliminate biases in the hiring process.

Jul 29, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

Friction in a team bears innovation: Study

Diversity that results in friction and disagreement in a team gives birth to innovative ideas, says a new study.

Jun 16, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Selfless behaviour key to get ahead at workplace

Going the extra mile with the company's benefit at heart may bring you more rewards than working harder to advance your own personal ambition, says a study.

Mar 10, 2015, 08:13 AM IST

Negative-minded employees likelier to be less productive

A new study has examined that negativity at workplace can directly affect the productivity of an individual.

Feb 26, 2015, 19:24 PM IST