Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicWork from home

Topic: work from home

Lawyer got ‘erotic’ in Madras HC virtual hearing. But it isn’t 1st online boo-boo in Covid era

With embarrassments piling up since hearings went virtual, Madras HC decided it couldn’t turn a blind eye when a lawyer was caught making out with a woman and the video went viral.

Quiet rooms to bookable desks — this is how the post-pandemic ‘hybrid workspace’ looks

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, most people were dissatisfied with their office space. Now, offices may not be as essential as we once thought.

The future of work is hybrid. There’s no going back

One survey from April 2021 shows 99% of human resources leaders expect employees to work in some kind of hybrid arrangement moving forward.

Work-life balance — What really makes us happy might surprise you

Ask yourself who you are, and very soon you’ll resort to describing what you do for work.

The ‘Great Resignation’ is upon us. Connecting with employees is vital for companies

Managers need to navigate the ripple effects of the pandemic as employees reevaluate their careers and leave their jobs in record numbers.

How the hybrid work revolution is reshaping economies

Experts say as more work happens away from traditional offices, workers will infuse a wider range of communities with their wealth & knowledge, distributing economic gains more equitably.

‘Dear sir’, ‘let’s circle back’, ‘gentle reminder’ — It’s time for old email language to retire

Millennials and Gen Z are changing how emails are written and when they are sent. No one wants ‘inbox stress’ and less is more.

WFH and gaining weight by eating junk, ordering online? This is how you can fix it

Weight gain is frustrating, depressing and stressful, but tackle it one step at a time. We are going through a pandemic. 

5 countries, one answer — Survey shows every respondent was anxious about returning to office

What’s worrying is that 56% of respondents said that their organisation hadn’t asked for their opinions about return-to-work policies and procedures.

Long work hours increasing deaths from heart disease & strokes, pandemic could worsen it: WHO

Between 2000 and 2016, the number of deaths from ischemic heart disease due to long work hours rose by 42%, and from stroke by 19%.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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