Workplace/Employee Benefits

Uneasiness and pessimism abound among the majority of the world’s population

Facts       Jun 27, 2019

  Starting a family, buying homes and other traditional markers of achievement are no longer coveted by millennials and Gen Z, whose habits have been an obsession for marketers seeking to tap their spending power.   In its Global Millennial Survey 2019, Deloitte has mapped the changing...

Working more than 10 hours can increase risk of stroke

Facts       Jun 21, 2019

  WASHINGTON D.C. [USA]: Are you among those who clock in more than 10 hours at work? Take note! people who work long hours have an increased risk of stroke, especially if they work those hours for 10 years or more, finds a recent study.  The...

Be a smart manager: Resolving conflicts between employees can lead to higher productivity 

Facts       Jun 18, 2019

NEW YORK: Researchers have found that balanced professional networks are more important than individual talent when it comes to high-risk decision making.  The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, is the first longitudinal study to prove several key tenets of structural balance theory (SBT),...

Found love at work? It may be unhealthy for the aspiring 'power couple'

Blog       Jun 17, 2019

  NEW DELHI: With the life being in top gear round the clock for corporate leaders, their love life often takes a beating, and experts are of the opinion that any conflict of interest must be kept in mind when indulging in workplace relationships.   The HR...

Indian Millennials prefer buying larger Health Cover:Policybazaar

Articles       Jun 12, 2019

  A recent survey conducted by Policybazaar.com indicates that millennials between the age-group of 22-35 years in India have better assessment of their protection needs, when it comes to buying health covers which shields them adequately.    The survey reveals increasing number of millennials i.e. about 6...

Cabinet launches pension covers for farmers and retail traders

Indian News       May 31, 2019

  New Delhi: In a major push to boost rural consumption, the Modi government in its first Cabinet meeting decided to cover all the farmers, irrespective of their land holdings, under PM Kisan scheme that promises to transfer Rs 6,000 in their bank accounts.   The revised...

Companies re-designing job roles due to changing industry trends: Survey

Indian News       May 22, 2019

  MUMBAI: With traditional jobs undergoing transformation, companies are now re-designing job roles to accommodate changing industry dynamics, according to a survey.    Nearly half (47 per cent) of senior HR professionals are predicting a skills shortage in the country in the near future and, as a...

Surprise! India has the third highest expat salary packages in Asia

International News       May 22, 2019

  With Hong Kong and Singapore routinely topping the charts as the most expensive places to live and play, it may come as some surprise that Japan offers the best pay packets for expats in Asia.   The average expatriate pay package provided by companies in Japan...

Men go through postnatal depression too, but people mistake symptoms for tiredness or stress

Facts       May 14, 2019

  WASHINGTON:: People are almost twice more likely to identify signs of postnatal depression in women than in men, recent findings suggest.    The involved 406 British adults aged between 18 and 70. The participants were presented with case studies of a man and a woman both...

IRDA set to allow claim settlement in installments in healh & PA policies

Indian News       Apr 03, 2019

  Hyderabad: The insurance regulator will soon issue circular for allowing the Insurers to settle claims in installments in respect of personal accident and benefit based products.   A working group  constituted by the IRDA has laid down the details as how to implement the new system.  ...

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