Have you ever complained about the rigid dress code at your work place? Or when the mercury went soaring in those hot months of the summer, felt like stripping down to the bare minimum? Even if you have, what this publishing house in San Francisco, California, did for a month will probably shock you. However, they weren’t just being flippant. There was science and psychology behind the move. Conflicted by the mixed views on the…
Taking a cue from their global counterparts like Google and Amazon who have played elaborate pranks on their customers and audiences for April Fools, Indian companies too joined the party this year with hilarious setups for the occasion. Here are some on the best April Fools pranks that were seen on the Indian corporate scene. 1. Ola This prank began early in the morning of April Fool’s day, when Ola sent out the following tweet…
Featuring 12 of Twitter India’s most popular names, and their story – Yes, those funny people have lives, and jobs.
Excel fields are running empty. Code reviews are getting ignored. Office bays seem strangely deserted. And bosses don’t seem to be minding for once. It’s world cup season, and India is putting aside trivialities like deadlines and revenue targets to get a dose of its favourite pass time. Here’s how.
The Pao vs Keiner case has brought renewed focus on whether the tech world is hostile towards women. Tech companies across the board seem to have had their share of sexual harassment incidents.
You know how you always thought that someday you want to quit your job your and do something of your own – cook, bake, travel the world or start your own business?
We bring you 11 people (and trust us, there are thousands of them!) who actually did. The fat salary, the cushy secure job, and a stable life couldn’t stop these people from treading a path less traveled- one fraught with risks, uncertainty and financial instability – all to follow their passion.
Google’s CFO Patrick Pichette has quit with a heartfelt letter that talks about work life balance.
Paderu is a sleepy little town in rural Andhra Pradesh, India. It essentially consists of a solitary winding road with quaint produce shops and tiny grocery stores dotted all along it. Cows languidly compete with rickety auto rickshaws for the right of way, mooing discontentedly when one appears into sight. Sari-clad women haggle noisily with shop owners, as the men smoke beedis and watch the world go by. Among all this, there’s a figure that stands out from the rest. It’s young Frenchwoman Christelle Ledroit, trying to blend into the crowd with a bright red salwaar kameez.
India has produced a remarkable number of women who have made a name for themselves in the workplace. Cutting across business verticals, these women have risen to the top of their chosen fields and in doing so have inspired a generation of new businesswomen to follow in their footsteps. In doing so, they have shown that while the glass ceiling might most definitely still exist, it certainly seems to be cracking under their combined onslaught.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, OfficeChai presents a list of top women in business in India in 2015.
Getting fired isn’t pleasant at the best of times. But when an exit is acrimonious, things can get especially ugly. That’s what happened to Brajesh Sayta, an employee of Samsung, Bangalore. He was asked to turn in his papers after a protracted spell of bad ratings. Brajesh felt he’d been unjustly treated. He posted this on his facebook wall. It was a suicide note.