Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicWFH

Topic: WFH

How WFH has come as a surprise boon for women in India’s tech services

New rules are expected to provide female workers in India's tech services with a broad swath of flexible work arrangements & fresh employment opportunities.

In a pandemic, every day is bring-your-child-to-work day

It was a novelty to see our parents in this grownup space. But today, with so many parents WFH alongside kids who are schooling from home — 'novelty' no longer describes it.

How lockdowns and working from home can make us less creative

Not only does virtual and distanced working risk loneliness, it is also bound to reduce on-the-job learning, creativity and innovation.

Germany is a drafting a new law to give people the legal right to work from home

In Germany, about 40 per cent of people wanted to work from home at least some of the time, even before the pandemic struck.

Working from home is here to stay, so let’s get it right

A recent survey shows a substantial increase in the number of workers who say they won’t go back to the office full time.

Planning a post-pandemic holiday? Your company’s new paid leave policy can change that

With the emotional well-being of employees of utmost concern, many employers are hitting the reset button on leave policies.

The pandemic workday is 48 minutes longer and has more meetings

In a few cities, such as LA and Chicago, the average workday length returned to its pre-pandemic levels. But longer days persisted in New York, San Jose & most of Europe in May.

Less distracted, free of gender roles — many working mothers are glad to return to office

The precautions they take to keep Covid at bay are, in some ways, a small price to pay for regaining their boundaries and reclaiming their professional identity.

The eyes have it — worst. Work from home and increased screen time is ruining our vision

WFH has been bad news for necks and backs as well as our eyes. It now seems to be only a matter of time before most of our body parts give up and go on a strike.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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