Most executives in India prefer continuing with remote working: Survey

Mumbai, Oct 16 (PTI) As people have settled down to remote work that became a norm following the nationwide lockdown, a global survey found that 52 per cent employees and 64 per cent C-suite executives interviewed in India prefer to continue with the new ways of doing business or work. A man works in his kitchen during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Almost More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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Nearly nine of 10 workers want to keep work from home option: survey

LONDON (Reuters) – Nearly nine out of 10 workers want to be able to choose whether to work from home or the office once COVID-19 workplace restrictions ease, and have greater autonomy over their hours, according More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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Delight for some, dismay for others as work from home here to stay for many companies

New Delhi, Sep 18 (PTI) The days blurred into weeks, then months. Now, almost six months later, the pandemic still rages, and the work from home arrangement that started as a temporary fix is set to continue in More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Nearly 50% of India’s working women feeling increased stress due to pandemic: Survey

Bengaluru, Sep 10 (PTI) Nearly 50 per cent of India’s working women are feeling increased stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic, claimed a survey conducted by online professional network LinkedIn. The pandemic’s More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, September 6th, 2020
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Work from home a new normal but hits productivity: Mumbaikars

Mumbai, Sep 6 (PTI) The COVID-19 pandemic has popularisedthe concept of work from home, but Mumbai professionals say space crunch in apartments and lack of robust internet connectivity has hampered their work, though More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, August 29th, 2020
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Goa secretariat employees to work from home on alternate days

Panaji, Aug 29 (PTI) Employees of the Goa secretariat have been directed to attend their duties on alternate days to ensure that only 50 per cent staff members remain present on a given day in view of the rising More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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Work from home boom is a bust for big office furniture makers

(Reuters) – America’s biggest office furniture manufacturers got the rug pulled out from under them by the COVID-19 pandemic. A sample of a redesigned office space following the outbreak of coronavirus disease More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, August 8th, 2020
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Pregnant Haryana govt employees can work from home

Chandigarh [India], Aug 8 (ANI): The Haryana government on Friday exempted pregnant women employees working in state Civil Secretariat from attending office and allowed them to work from home. Haryana allowed pregnant More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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Govt offices in Odisha to function with 50 pc staff in August due to COVID-19

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 1 (ANI): In view of the unabated rise in COVID-19 cases, all the government departments and sub-ordinate offices in Odisha will function with the 50 per cent of the employees’ More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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Haryana govt employees with physical disabilities allowed to work from home

Chandigarh: Haryana Government has allowed the state government employees who are blind and have physical disabilities, to work from home in the wake of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As part of reasonable accommodation More...