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Cyble welcomes Richard Sands as General Manager - North America.(Cyble Inc)

Cyble appoints cyber security veteran Richard Sands to expand in North America

PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 03:40 PM IST
Richard’s addition to Cyble’s leadership team is expected to bolster the market reception of its services and add new impetus to the company’s growth.
Actor Vardhan Puri is currently shooting a film in Bhopal.
Actor Vardhan Puri is currently shooting a film in Bhopal.

Vardhan Puri: There are miscreants who are spoiling the name of the industry

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 12:55 PM IST
Actor Vardhan Puri, grandson of late actor Amrish Puri, insists that the gross generalisation is unfair and uncalled for especially for someone like him and his friends “who come from cultured homes and aren’t involved in any bad habits.”
The face shields available in the market are generally transparent, washable and can be bought keeping the use in mind.
The face shields available in the market are generally transparent, washable and can be bought keeping the use in mind.

Covid-19 protection: Right safety gear to use in the pandemic

Hindustan Times | By Ruchika Garg
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 03:03 PM IST
With multiple options available, as safety gears in the time of coronavirus, it becomes a challenge to choose the right one. Here’s some sane advice from experts on what to buy.
The company will join other thousands of associates and assist them to pick, pack, ship and deliver customers orders more efficiently(REUTERS)
The company will join other thousands of associates and assist them to pick, pack, ship and deliver customers orders more efficiently(REUTERS)

Amazon India to create close to 50,000 seasonal jobs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2020 02:49 PM IST
The company said in a statement that there will be a variety of roles in their fulfilment centres and delivery network, including part-time flexible work opportunities as independent contractors with Amazon Flex.
The lawsuit, filed Friday in federal court in Chicago, says the company fostered a climate of “severe or pervasive sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, including groping, physical assaults, and sexually-charged verbal comments.”(Unsplash)
The lawsuit, filed Friday in federal court in Chicago, says the company fostered a climate of “severe or pervasive sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, including groping, physical assaults, and sexually-charged verbal comments.”(Unsplash)

McDonald’s faces class action over ‘pervasive sexual harassment’

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 03:06 PM IST
McDonald’s Corp has been hit with a class action lawsuit accusing it of subjecting female employees in its corporate-owned fast-food restaurants in Florida to widespread sexual harassment.
This Bengaluru-based co-working startup uses clients’ ideas, prime locations and affordable costs to ensure that an ideal office space is created, which meets all requirements.
This Bengaluru-based co-working startup uses clients’ ideas, prime locations and affordable costs to ensure that an ideal office space is created, which meets all requirements.

Chandrashekar Rao’s Attic Space has an answer to all your office space needs

UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 06:05 PM IST
This Bengaluru-based co-working startup uses clients’ ideas, prime locations and affordable costs to ensure that an ideal office space is created, which meets all requirements.
The voluntary badges were intended to alert colleagues to the idea that coworkers with severe menstrual pains -- or other period-related needs -- might require longer breaks or extra help lifting heavy objects.(Twitter)
The voluntary badges were intended to alert colleagues to the idea that coworkers with severe menstrual pains -- or other period-related needs -- might require longer breaks or extra help lifting heavy objects.(Twitter)

‘Period badges’ based on comic book character Seiri-chan to be replaced after uproar in Japan

Tokyo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 01:01 PM IST
The voluntary badges were intended to alert colleagues to the idea that coworkers with severe menstrual pains -- or other period-related needs -- might require longer breaks or extra help lifting heavy objects.
HT Image
HT Image

Year on, PU depts yet to display guidelines on sexual harassment

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2019 12:57 AM IST
Internal quality assurance cell of university had issued an advisory regarding this to all departments in October last year
Today with all the chatter by fashion brands, the industry and the media, the conversation on sustainability is getting difficult to follow(Credit)
Today with all the chatter by fashion brands, the industry and the media, the conversation on sustainability is getting difficult to follow(Credit)

Guest column by designer David Abraham: New laws for the fashion police

Hindustan Times | By David Abraham
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 10:35 PM IST
The first rule, according to David, is how sustainability must be your style statement
Employees are likely to respond negatively to their boss’ bullying behaviours.(Shutterstock)
Employees are likely to respond negatively to their boss’ bullying behaviours.(Shutterstock)

Bullying bosses can worsen workplace safety. Here’s how

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 06:39 PM IST
A recent study suggests thar poor treatment from a boss can make employees feel that they’re not valued by a group, recommending training programmes that can improve leaders’ skills.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Employees need to learn handling constant negativity to protect their mental health

By Dr Prakriti Poddar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2019 02:27 PM IST
An empirical study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found that toxic work cultures have significant negative effects on job productivity and increased job burnout. Often, organizational or corporate culture is driven from top to down, implying that both negativity and positivity flow down the leadership chain
Patients stand in queue inside the Hindu Rao Hospital as doctors are on strike, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, July 01, 2019. Doctors abandoned work after a relative of a patient allegedly attacked a doctor at Malka Ganj.(Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)
Patients stand in queue inside the Hindu Rao Hospital as doctors are on strike, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, July 01, 2019. Doctors abandoned work after a relative of a patient allegedly attacked a doctor at Malka Ganj.(Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)

Hindu Rao doctors strike work, surgeries postponed

UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 07:31 AM IST
The doctors were back to treating patients by 4pm after senior North Delhi Municipal Corporation officials visited them and assured them of a “safer work atmosphere”. But late in the night, they said the strike was on.
The study included an experiment with 200 participants and a nationally-representative survey of 1,000 other individuals.(Unsplash)
The study included an experiment with 200 participants and a nationally-representative survey of 1,000 other individuals.(Unsplash)

Employees who watch porn encourage unethical behaviour

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 08:01 AM IST
Researchers found 21% of those who had recalled their last experience watching porn did not finish viewing the video, but lied about it.
The Indian Railways recently went through a very powerful dose of transformation when it attempted organisational reforms — cultural, procedural and structural — on a scale, never attempted earlier(Reuters)
The Indian Railways recently went through a very powerful dose of transformation when it attempted organisational reforms — cultural, procedural and structural — on a scale, never attempted earlier(Reuters)

Lessons from the railways on organisational reform

By Ashwani Lohani
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2019 09:35 PM IST
It’s important to realise that structures aren’t sacrosanct and there is a need to adapt to changing cultures
McDonald’s workers filed dozens of new sexual harassment charges against the fast food giant(HT File)
McDonald’s workers filed dozens of new sexual harassment charges against the fast food giant(HT File)

US McDonald’s workers complain of sexual harassment

Chicago | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 08:34 AM IST
Allegations included groping, indecent exposure, propositions for sex and retaliation against those who complained.
A mirage forms at Rajpath as temperature soared to 44.6 degrees, New Delhi, June 5, 2017. Heat waves and cold waves in the country have increased greatly over the past two years, according to the ministry of statistics and programme implementation.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A mirage forms at Rajpath as temperature soared to 44.6 degrees, New Delhi, June 5, 2017. Heat waves and cold waves in the country have increased greatly over the past two years, according to the ministry of statistics and programme implementation.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Effect of a heatwave is not just physical, it has economic impact too

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2019 08:17 AM IST
If the present trends in temperature continue, it may involve large increases in expenditure on adaptation, more provision of electricity and changes in technology and work environment.
Ethical leadership is when supervisors demonstrate appropriate work conduct through their personal actions and those who engage employees by discussing their work-related worries and emotions.(Unsplash)
Ethical leadership is when supervisors demonstrate appropriate work conduct through their personal actions and those who engage employees by discussing their work-related worries and emotions.(Unsplash)

Ethical leadership helps alleviate stress in work environment, shows study

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2019 01:02 PM IST
Managers who demonstrate ethical leadership through two-way communication, positive reinforcement and emotional support helps alleviate stress in the work environment.
Researchers from Binghamton University in the US noticed how the non-profit sector generally suffers from high employee-turnover rates, low work performance and deficits among the leadership, and wanted to find out what could be done to break this cycle.(Shutterstock)
Researchers from Binghamton University in the US noticed how the non-profit sector generally suffers from high employee-turnover rates, low work performance and deficits among the leadership, and wanted to find out what could be done to break this cycle.(Shutterstock)

Inclusive work place boosts innovation, trust among employees

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 09:46 AM IST
Researchers from Binghamton University in the US noticed how the non-profit sector generally suffers from high employee-turnover rates, low work performance and deficits among the leadership, and wanted to find out what could be done to break this cycle.
According to a recent study, it’s healthier and more productive just to be yourself.(Unsplash)
According to a recent study, it’s healthier and more productive just to be yourself.(Unsplash)

Be yourself at work for a healthier, productive work environment

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 10:24 AM IST
According to a recent study, it’s healthier and more productive just to be yourself.  
The Supreme Court said if the army has women officers, it must have workable conditions for them.(File Photo)
The Supreme Court said if the army has women officers, it must have workable conditions for them.(File Photo)

Army must give right work environment to women, says Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 11:28 PM IST
The army should provide a conducive work environment for its women officers, the Supreme Court said on Friday, as it asked the defence ministry to consider a representation by a 39-year-old female lieutenant colonel against her assignment at a place that does not have a crèche.
Bhanwari Devi challenged patriarchal orthodoxies by openly advocating against the evils of child marriage(HT File picture)
Bhanwari Devi challenged patriarchal orthodoxies by openly advocating against the evils of child marriage(HT File picture)

Eliminate bias at the recruitment stage

Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 09:52 AM IST
With more women dropping out of the workforce, it becomes vital for Indian workplaces to rebalance their structures and eliminate biases from the recruitment stage
In all the thunder of a furious October have we paused to think about the courage it takes to speak up?(AP)
In all the thunder of a furious October have we paused to think about the courage it takes to speak up?(AP)

The climate is changing. Yet, why does it continue to be so hard for women to speak up?

UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 04:55 PM IST
Courage in a climate where the naysayers mutter about ‘false accusations’ and ‘why she didn’t speak up earlier’, where we shine the spotlight on victims rather than the accused and where we speculate about ulterior motives.
One of the most powerful things of this particular wave of feminism is the sense of a sisterhood in urban, professional communities(Shutterstock)
One of the most powerful things of this particular wave of feminism is the sense of a sisterhood in urban, professional communities(Shutterstock)

Autumn of the patriarchy

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2018 12:15 AM IST
The bro code can only truly be challenged by a loud and united sisterhood
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 21, 2017 shows an Indian social activist holding placards during a protest against a rape at Hauz Khas village in New Delhi.(AFP)
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 21, 2017 shows an Indian social activist holding placards during a protest against a rape at Hauz Khas village in New Delhi.(AFP)

Delhi government sets deadline for internal panels at workplaces

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2018 03:18 AM IST
The Delhi government on Monday set a deadline of November 30 for all formal institutions and organisations in the city to form internal committees (ICs) which is mandated under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace
With corporate environmental responsibility becoming a more important social issue, these findings can have significant implications for policymakers, investors and managers(Shutterstock)
With corporate environmental responsibility becoming a more important social issue, these findings can have significant implications for policymakers, investors and managers(Shutterstock)

Gender-diverse boards are better at protecting work environment

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 04:40 PM IST
A study has revealed that companies with greater gender diversity on their boards experienced significantly fewer environmental lawsuits.
Activists protest against the increasing incidence of crimes against women across the country in Ahmedabad recently.(AP File)
Activists protest against the increasing incidence of crimes against women across the country in Ahmedabad recently.(AP File)

Man booked for raping colleague on pretext of marriage in Gurugram

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 07:05 AM IST
The complainant alleged that he took advantage of her after offering an alcoholic beverage laced with sedatives.
This year at World Economic Forum, emotional intelligence (also known as ‘emotional quotient’ or EQ) was ranked sixth in the world on the list of top 10 skill that employees will need to process to thrive in the workplace of the future.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
This year at World Economic Forum, emotional intelligence (also known as ‘emotional quotient’ or EQ) was ranked sixth in the world on the list of top 10 skill that employees will need to process to thrive in the workplace of the future.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Why emotional intelligence is important for professional success

By Shaheen Khan
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 04:29 PM IST
Generally speaking, EQ refers to someone’s capability to observe, comprehend and manage their own outlooks and emotions.
Jasjit Kang, executive vice president and managing director, India at Alight Solutions.(HT PHOTO)
Jasjit Kang, executive vice president and managing director, India at Alight Solutions.(HT PHOTO)

Made in Chandigarh: No short cuts in life, says corporate honcho Kang

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Manraj Grewal Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 04:47 PM IST
A corporate honcho with a distinguished career, Kang swears by hard work, discipline, humility and the importance of learning new skills to stay relevant. The city, he says, could do with more jobs and a metro.
The Telugu Desam government is planning to set up a Happiness Commission headed by chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu(PTI)
The Telugu Desam government is planning to set up a Happiness Commission headed by chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu(PTI)

Creating jobs and hospitals can raise the happiness quotient in Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 05:54 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh has become the second state in the country to introduce an exclusive ministry for happiness, after Madhya Pradesh
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