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3 business reasons to kick-start your sustainable goals in 2018

By Lavaniya Das on Dec 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you don’t frame it in terms of business longevity, sustainability becomes an altruistic activity which is ‘good to have’. It then gets relegated to periods of time when someone is in a good mood.

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Have businesses become eco-friendly in the last decade?

By Lavaniya Das on Apr 12, 2017 1:20:00 PM

With Easter on the way, my social media stream is a flood of eco-friendly Easter egg colouring tips and indulgent chocolate recipes. Ten years ago, sustainability and eco-friendly practices were side notes or just for big businesses. Nowadays, social media is awash with content catered to my tree-hugging and chocolate loving habits. This realisation got me thinking: if holidays are becoming eco-friendly then surely businesses have become eco-friendlier in the past decade. Right?

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Millennials and the New Ways of Working in the Digital Age - Infographic

By Sangeeta Mukherjee on Mar 30, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Millennials are the technology savvy generation changing the way the rest of us live, work and play. They are also the biggest and probably the most influential workforce in the world. Thanks to millennials, we are witnessing different, newer, and exciting ways of working in the modern digitalised workplace today.

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Managing home working professionals - the role of  the employer

By Sangeeta Mukherjee on Mar 23, 2017 2:00:00 PM

In our last three blogs (read them here, here, and here), we have already elaborated how home working has established itself as beneficial not only for employees who are working from home but also for employers who have encouraged it. While this method unquestionably increases productivity of the professionals and reduces overall cost of office space for the employer, how can an employer manage their home-based employees? Let us explore some key management techniques.

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Home Working – Exploring the Pros and Cons

By Sangeeta Mukherjee on Feb 23, 2017 11:30:00 AM

In our last blog on home working, we explained how employees are seeking better work-life balance in today’s digital era, thereby making the option of working from home more viable and acceptable by companies. In fact, companies are increasingly adopting policies to enable more flexibility at the workplace and accommodate changing workplace demands and priorities. For employees looking to have more flexibility in their work, home working is a perfect solution where they can work remotely from home but continue to be treated like a normal employee and enjoy all the benefits provided by the company. However, although home working looks and sounds like an excellent concept, it does come with potential pitfalls to be aware of.  

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