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Star and Disney India introduces new group for women and LGBTQ employees(Twitter/DisneyStudiosIN/DisneyIndia)

Star and Disney India introduces new group for women and LGBTQ employees

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 10:19 AM IST
In an effort to foster an equal, inclusive and bias-free workplace and steps up diversity and inclusion efforts, Star and Disney India have introduced a new diversity resource group for women and LGBTQ employees
Diego Rivera’s mural depicting workers at the Ford Motor Company in Detroit was painted between 1932 and 1933, just before the 40-hour week was instituted in the US.(Detroit Institute of Arts)
Diego Rivera’s mural depicting workers at the Ford Motor Company in Detroit was painted between 1932 and 1933, just before the 40-hour week was instituted in the US.(Detroit Institute of Arts)

How did we end up with the Mon-to-Fri, 9-to-5 grind anyway?

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 06:48 PM IST
From tilling fields to filling in leave cards so you can wrest some time away for yourself once in a while, our relationship with the office, work hours and the right to rest has come a long way.
Representational Image(Pixabay)
Representational Image(Pixabay)

Selfish, deceitful people do not reach positions of power at workplace, extroverts do. Here’s why

California | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 05:21 PM IST
According to new research, people having selfish, deceitful, and aggressive personality traits are not likely to reach positions of power as much as those who are generous, trustworthy, and generally nice in the workplace.
Traits that give advantage in the competition for power(Twitter/workplacemv)
Traits that give advantage in the competition for power(Twitter/workplacemv)

Here’s what you need to change to survive longer or reach positions of power at workplace

California [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 07:55 PM IST
Research finds out which traits you need to polish and which to ditch in order to climb up the success ladder at your workplace
The findings are published in the Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.(Unsplash)
The findings are published in the Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.(Unsplash)

Study links multi-tasking in workplace to negative emotions

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International| Posted by Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 04:42 PM IST
Juggling from writing papers to answering calls, tackling all that at once at your workplace is not help, rather, it is likely to create a tense working environment followed by sadness and fear.
Nap pods in one of Google offices.(Twitter)
Nap pods in one of Google offices.(Twitter)

5 things all offices need to make the workplace more comfortable

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Most office-goers face several daily struggles. But, a solution is possible. If only all offices could include some unconventional amenities in the premises.
(Istock)
(Istock)

No time for gym? Here are exercises you can do at workplace

Hindustan Times | By Bhavaya Chawla
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 03:53 PM IST
The reconstituted Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to strengthen legal frameworks for prevention of sexual harassment at workplace, met for the first time in New Delhi on Monday.(HT Photo)
The reconstituted Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to strengthen legal frameworks for prevention of sexual harassment at workplace, met for the first time in New Delhi on Monday.(HT Photo)

GoM holds meet on harassment at workplace

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 01:00 AM IST
Led by Union home minister Amit Shah, the committee also includes finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and women and child development minister Smriti Irani.
Commonplace suggestive jokes such as ‘that’s what she said’ normalise and dismiss the horror of sexual misconduct experiences.(Unsplash)
Commonplace suggestive jokes such as ‘that’s what she said’ normalise and dismiss the horror of sexual misconduct experiences.(Unsplash)

Commonplace jokes normalise workplace sexual misconduct experiences

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 11:18 AM IST
Commonplace suggestive jokes such as ‘that’s what she said’ normalise and dismiss the horror of sexual misconduct experiences, experts have suggested in a new study.
Fewer women are hired despite no gender bias at the workplace.(Unsplash)
Fewer women are hired despite no gender bias at the workplace.(Unsplash)

Fewer women are hired despite no gender bias at the workplace

LONDON | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 10:06 AM IST
Bosses who do not believe sexism holds back women’s careers are more likely to give jobs to men, a study based on recruitment for top French science research posts found.
It was in four categories that extroverts enjoy a distinct advantage; motivational, emotional, interpersonal and performance-related.(Unsplash)
It was in four categories that extroverts enjoy a distinct advantage; motivational, emotional, interpersonal and performance-related.(Unsplash)

Here’s a list of advantages that extroverts enjoy at workplace

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 09:20 AM IST
It is in four categories that extroverts enjoy a distinct advantage; motivational, emotional, interpersonal and performance-related.
The rewards are great for getting more women into work -- the U.K. economy could get a $178 billion boost by raising female employment to match levels seen in Sweden.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The rewards are great for getting more women into work -- the U.K. economy could get a $178 billion boost by raising female employment to match levels seen in Sweden.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

US, UK still way behind on women’s equality in the workplace

London | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 08:30 PM IST
The two largest English-speaking economies ranked 23rd and 13th, respectively, in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ annual ranking of the representation and welfare of women in the workplace across 33 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries.
The monitoring authority for sexual harassment at workplace in the corporate sector is not also clearly defined in the Act, NCW noted.(PTI)
The monitoring authority for sexual harassment at workplace in the corporate sector is not also clearly defined in the Act, NCW noted.(PTI)

No proper mechanism for monitoring sexual harassment at workplace, religious places must come under compulsion too: NCW

Hindustan Times | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 11:34 PM IST
NCW also stated there is a vital need to bring religious places under compulsion of the Internal Complaint Committees pointing to the case of rape filed by a nun in Kerala against Bishop Franco Mulakkal.
Researchers said that pedal desks “could have the potential to achieve public and occupational health goals in sedentary work environments.”(Shutterstock)
Researchers said that pedal desks “could have the potential to achieve public and occupational health goals in sedentary work environments.”(Shutterstock)

Pedal desks may reduce health risks of sedentary workplace

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 12:52 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the US found that pedalling while conducting work tasks improved insulin responses to a test meal.
The GoM will be headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to examine the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sexual harassment of women at workplace.(HT Photo)
The GoM will be headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to examine the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sexual harassment of women at workplace.(HT Photo)

After MeToo cases, GoM formed to examine law on sexual harassment at workplace

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 10:35 PM IST
The Centre constituted a GoM headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to examine the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sexual harassment of women at workplace.
Electronic and Print media journalists stand to protest against the sexual harassment at the work places as part of the #Metoo campaign at Parliament Street in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, October 13, 2018. (Photo by Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times)(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Electronic and Print media journalists stand to protest against the sexual harassment at the work places as part of the #Metoo campaign at Parliament Street in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, October 13, 2018. (Photo by Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times)(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Group of ministers to see if laws against sexual harassment at workplace adequate

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:35 PM IST
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi and possibly minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari will be members of the panel that will look into the existing laws
There are certain basic points about the Sexual Harassment (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (‘the Act’) that all of us should be aware of so that we know what needs to be done if we face harassment.(Shutterstock)
There are certain basic points about the Sexual Harassment (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (‘the Act’) that all of us should be aware of so that we know what needs to be done if we face harassment.(Shutterstock)

4 important points you need to know about sexual harassment at the workplace in the #MeToo era

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 02:27 PM IST
With the #MeToo movement exploding on social media with women accusing actors, journalists and others of harassment, there are some important facts you need to know about sexual harassment at the workplace.
(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
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, Gurugram
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.
While most people like cooperators at work, there are some who like to bring cooperators down a peg, especially if they think the good guys make them look bad in the workplace.(Shutterstock)
While most people like cooperators at work, there are some who like to bring cooperators down a peg, especially if they think the good guys make them look bad in the workplace.(Shutterstock)

Why ‘do-gooders’ attract so much hatred in competitive workplaces

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 11:56 AM IST
Are you always helping everyone at work? Chances are you will be hated for it, says this new study.
Model-actor Karan Oberoi shares dressing up tips to work in summer.(HT Photo)
Model-actor Karan Oberoi shares dressing up tips to work in summer.(HT Photo)

Fashion tips for men, 12 cool tricks to look good in a formal office dress

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 04:50 PM IST
Looking for fashion tips to look good this summer? If your job requires you to dress in formals, don’t worry. You can still beat the heat this summer.
All those who have the hidden gene for a split personality disorder turn into a doosra before appraisals and change their game to surprise not just the boss, but those colleagues who’ve been observing their chaalupanti all through the year.
All those who have the hidden gene for a split personality disorder turn into a doosra before appraisals and change their game to surprise not just the boss, but those colleagues who’ve been observing their chaalupanti all through the year.

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: The annual game at the workplace

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 04:18 PM IST
Yes, I’m talking about appraisals. Here’s explaining it in the language that our nation understands best — cricket!
A sense of ownership within the company can go a long way.(Shutterstock)
A sense of ownership within the company can go a long way.(Shutterstock)

Here’s how to create a workplace where employees are happy and productive

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 11:58 AM IST
It is very important to keep people within the organization motivated. Minor aspects like praising employees for their work, or for reaching the goal within timelines, can enhance employee productivity.
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