work from home
The trend of working from home is increasing in the information technology sector. With this, mothers of newly awarded children and Divyang are also able to join the workforce and this is having a positive impact on the society. John M Thomas, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IT Parks in Kerala said this. He said that companies will continue to operate in such ‘mixed’ ways and will not reduce the workforce.
In a statement issued on Friday, Thomas said, ‘The trend of working from home has gained more acceptance and it is going to go like this. It has had a positive impact on the IT sector and society. With the addition of mothers of newborns and the disabled to this new trend, the workforce has also expanded. Along with this, the situation of jam in the cities has also reduced.
He said the industry is getting back on track and after spending more than 18 months on the work-from-home model, employees are slowly returning to their offices. Thomas said companies in the state are planning to resume work from office by early next year with the easing of COVID-19 rules, relaxation of restrictions and full immunization of employees. He said that IT companies would like to adopt a mixed working model, both from home and office.
Work from home made life stressful
According to ICICI Lombard General Insurance, the pandemic has completely changed the relationship between people’s well-being and mental health, with 86% of people equally engaging in activities to improve both physical and mental health. The purpose of a survey conducted by ICICI Lombard, India’s leading private general insurance company, is to understand the active interest for health and welfare in today’s post-pandemic time, which is known as post covid.
craze for health wellness
A proactive approach to healthy living is visible in the post-Covid world, with enthusiasm for health and wellness products as well. Similarly, it is clearly visible in the increasing awareness and demand for health insurance. In order to understand the overall change in consumer behavior for health and welfare, ICICI Lombard General Insurance has created a national network with over 1532 respondents with different working conditions like Partial Work from Home (WFH) and Complete Work from Home in various metro cities. level survey.
The survey further revealed that 2 out of every 3 respondents were aware of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as the main motivator to take a step in the right direction. The survey revealed that Covid has put a burden on the mental health of those who are partially working from home. It is showing a significant reduction in the proportion of health status from 54% during the pre-COVID period to 34% during the post-COVID period. Primarily, 89 per cent people expect employers to implement health and welfare programmes. Only 75 per cent are satisfied with the offers currently being offered by their employers.
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