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JP Morgan, Sachs withdraw plans of fully reopening offices in UK till July

Featured - June 20, 2021

The rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant in the UK has forced JPMorgan Chase & Co and Goldman Sachs to delay plans of reopening offices. Goldman Sachs ...

Amazon updates drug screen protocols in light of weed legalization

Featured - June 02, 2021

Amazon announced Tuesday it supports the federal legalization of marijuana, and that the world’s second-largest private employer is revising its policy to make it more ...

SAP adopts Flexible Working for all 100,000 employees

Featured - June 01, 2021

SAP employees will be able to work remotely or at the office, and it will be possible for them to set flexible schedules. ...

Hybrid work model will erode organizational culture, says auditors’ poll

Featured - May 31, 2021

Research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, says that hybrid working is leading to a “culture crisis” for companies. ...

Women win class action status to sue Google over pay disparity

Featured - May 28, 2021

Four female ex-employees of Google have won a class-action status to pursue a gender disparity lawsuit against the company on behalf of nearly 11,000 women. The lawsuit a...

EY switches to hybrid working plan for UK staff

Featured - May 25, 2021

The latest to embrace hybrid working is the Big Four accountancy firm EY outlining latest UK plans. The firm, which has a team of around 17,500 workers in the UK, expects...

American employers’ push for minimum wage increase faces an uphill battle

Featured - May 20, 2021

The United States has a record 8.1 million job openings. The media likes to call it a ‘labor shortage.’ Despite increased vaccinations and easing COVID-19 restriction...

Ireland to introduce new law that allows employees to request work from home

Featured - April 21, 2021

Ireland plans to introduce new legislation that allows employees to request remote work.  Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, publ...

Union Prospect pushes for ‘Right to Disconnect’ policy in the UK

Featured - April 19, 2021

A poll conducted by Opinium found that two-thirds of workers currently working remotely supported the proposed “Right to Disconnect” policy and wanted the UK to follo...

US economy adds 916,000 jobs, unemployment rate is down to 6%

Featured - April 03, 2021

The US economy added 916,000 jobs in March, pushing the unemployment rate down to 6 percent on the back of the $1.9tn stimulus package. The non-farm payroll data released...

PwC Announces Hybrid Model for Workers Post-Lockdown

Featured - April 01, 2021

Working from the comfort of your home was welcomed by many during Corona times. Now that a vaccine roll-out is on and people are gearing up for better times, and some ret...

Figures show solid job recovery for the US in coming months

Featured - March 31, 2021

The U.S. private sector added 517,000 new jobs in March, the biggest gain in the last six months, according to ADP, the human resource management company. The vaccine rol...

Companies considering “Zoomless” day a week to combat video fatigue

Featured - March 30, 2021

Working from the comfort of your home was welcomed by many during corona times, but then the difficulties of working in a remote environment set in. Constant video confer...

Multi-tasking is detrimental to mental health and profession

Featured - March 28, 2021

The work-from-home situation due to the prolonged lockdowns resulting from the Pandemic means many are now increasingly seeing the home-life and work boundaries blurring....

Goldman Sachs CEO speaks in support of junior bankers’ woes of workplace abuse

Featured - March 24, 2021

In a message to his staff across the globe, David Solomon, the CEO of Goldman Sachs, came out in support of junior bankers who had complained of excessive work hours and ...

Phishing Attack on Naukri.com Leaves Tech Company Vulnerable and 100s of Duped Candidates

Featured - March 18, 2021

Cyberspace crime is a serious fallout of the digitization of our world. Hacking and stealing of data for nefarious purposes have become a bane for individuals and organiz...