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 many companies, to the delight of some and dismay of others. For companies, the challenge is keeping employees connected with each other despite More...

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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...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
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SBI to institute work from anywhere infrastructure, hopes to save Rs 1,000 crore

Amid COVID-19 induced disruption, the country’s largest lender State Bank of India NSE -3.45 % (SBI) will institute work-from-anywhere infrastructure and expects to save Rs 1,000 crore from this measure, Chairman More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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SBI’s new mantra work from anywhere

New Delhi: The country’s leading lender SBI is upgrading its existing work-from-home policy to work-from-anywhere, as it gears up to adjust to the new challenges posed by COVID-19. “With global acceptability More...