What's the matter with Millennials? First, they quit their jobs en masse, in what was dubbed The Great Resignation. Next, they refused to work over and beyond their basic expectations in what is now being termed as Quiet Quitting, or the practice of taking it easy at work. Moreover, Millennials are also at the forefront … Continue reading What’s With The Millennials? Quiet Quitting, The Great Resignation, And Now, Moonlighting! Slackers Or Pioneers Of A New Era Of Work And Life?
The global economy is currently in a "slow motion" collapse. Unlike The Great Recession of 2008, where the bankruptcy of the American Investment Bank, and Lehman Brothers set in motion a "near death" of the global financial system, this time around, it is "death by a thousand cuts" for the global economy. We can see … Continue reading The Global Economy Is Now In A “Slow Motion” Collapse! Don’t Expect Big Bang Fireworks! Likely End In A Whisper
Welcome to the Brave New World of Work! Where the likes of Elon Musk "order" staff back to the office, leaving them with little choice, and where Millennials quit their jobs en masse, in what has been dubbed as The Great Resignation, a trend that leaves business honchos alarmed and employers worried. On the one … Continue reading As The Smokestack Era Ends, And The Digital Age Beckons, Welcome To The Brave New World Of Work!!
Elon Musk, the tech overlord, and the "master" of corporate shenanigans is at it again. Weeks after "forcing" Jack Dorsey of Twitter to "give in" to his takeover bid, Musk's latest is his "ordering" of Tesla's staff back to the office. In an email sent to his employees, Musk went as far as to say … Continue reading Elon Musk “Orders” Tesla’s Staff Back To The Office!! Here are Five Reasons Why Musk’s Diktat Is Problematic And Needs Rethink
The gig economy is here to stay. With an estimated 15 Million gig workers in India, it is high time the government started to nudge gig economy firms to extend some sort of "protection" in the form of health insurance and social security (provident fund etc) as well as push gig economy firms to fix … Continue reading Raw Deal!! Why Gig Workers/Freelancers Need Better Wages, Protections, And Recognition
As the month of May, which has been designated as the Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the lessons learned, especially in the aftermath of the pandemic, and plan on how to take the issue of addressing mental health at the workplace forward. No doubt your social … Continue reading As Mental Health Awareness Month Ends, Here’s How/Why We Need To Take The Conversation On Mental Health Further
Is Millennial/Gen Z angst behind the viral The Great Resignation, where record numbers of those under 40 are quitting their jobs, without a clear purpose on what they would do next? The problem of attrition among the workforce in the United States and elsewhere is so acute that corporates are struggling to fill open positions, … Continue reading Is Millennial/Gen Zer Angst Behind The Great Resignation? We Risk A Lost Generation Unless We Address The Mental Health Crisis
The World Economic Forum meeting at Davos, the annual retreat of the who's who of the world to discuss and deliberate on the "state of the world", is taking place next week from May 22-26, 2022. This gathering of the "people who matter" is often a "meeting of minds" of the "best and brightest" and … Continue reading An Alternative Agenda For Davos 2022: What Should Be Discussed, Though, They Won’t
There is an acute mental health crisis among us, especially after the pandemic, and it is high time we acknowledged the problem and addressed it. With high rates of burnout and stress taking their toll on the present workforce, it is not surprising that nearly 50% of them are either contemplating quitting their jobs, or … Continue reading Is A 4 Day Workweek The Game Changing “Solution” To The Overworking Epidemic Or, Another Hypocritical Ploy To Assuage Concerns