India"s huge outsourcing industry struggles with work-from-home scenario

As the coronavirus pandemic pushes India into a lockdown, the call centres and IT services firms that function as the world's back office are struggling to piece together work-from-home solutions and other business-continuity plans......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 25th, 2020

China home-use projector market to grow due to outbreak

The home-use projector market in China in 2020 is expected to grow significantly along with increasing stay- and work-at-home demand due to coronavirus outbreak, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 27th, 2020

The work from home wave could reshape airline travel

A freeze on business class travel could have long-lasting impacts on the airline industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 23rd, 2020

Service industry and gig workers out of work amid pandemic

The economic effects of coronavirus are particularly acute for those who cannot work from home and are afforded few protections, such as paid sick leave......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 18th, 2020

Jefferies Says Stay-at-Home Scenario Huge for 6 Stocks Rated Buy

A new Jefferies report notes that “food at home” buying is sure to jump. Six top stocks could be poised for solid gains from the current crisis......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 17th, 2020

Oil giants set health checks for critical staff, work-from-home rules

Major energy companies in the United States imposed work-from-home rules for office staff and began health checks for remote or critical workers as coronavirus spread and threatened an industry reeling from falling demand and profits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2020

Virus creates huge, stressful experiment in working from home

Even before the pandemic struck, remote work was accelerating in the U.S. But the next few months will be a very strange test of our white-collar future......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 13th, 2020

Keep calm and work from home during coronavirus, European banks tell workers

Global banks and small investment firms in Europe are urging staff to work from home and curb travel as the financial industry braces for disruption from the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 4th, 2020

India considers commissions cap for Uber, Ola, unsettling industry

India plans to cap the commissions app-based taxi aggregators such as Uber and home-grown Ola earn on rides to a maximum 10% of the total fare, according to a draft proposal seen by Reuters, a move industry experts warned would hit revenue and operations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2019

Esports Moves Beyond The Virtual: Building Homes For A Huge New Industry To Move Into The Real World

Several years ago, Philadelphia software company founder John Fazio and some work buddies were gaming in an esports arena, though they didn’t know that’s what it was. The world wasn’t ready for that yet. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 14th, 2019

New home health care company welcomed to Downtown

In more than 20 years of work in the health care industry, Doug Wenners and Michael Scarbrough noticed the same thing: People with advanced serious illnesses don’t get enough support. “They fall in between the cracks,” Wenners said. “They have .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2019

Crystal healing is huge in the self-care industry —but does it really work?

See Also:Create rainbow beauty looks with Split CakeThe royals are obsessed with a particular vintage stroller they've been using for decadesThere's a pair of glasses to help glasses-wearers apply makeup.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 26th, 2018

A restaurant in NYC serves a $1,000 gold wings developed by a friend of the Kardashians

See Also:A food stall in NYC makes fresh, fried dumplings by the dozenCrystal healing is huge in the self-care industry —but does it really work?Create rainbow beauty looks with Split Cake.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 30th, 2018

Inside a Mexican Airbnb full of hidden rooms and sliding doors

See Also:A food stall in NYC makes fresh, fried dumplings by the dozenA Michelin-starred restaurant in LA serves up Hawaiian-Cajun seafood feastsCrystal healing is huge in the self-care industry —but does it really work?.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 30th, 2018

Philippine Call Centers Try to Put Threat of Automation on Hold

Outsourcing industry leaders are trying to stave off the threat to their business by training staffers to handle more-specialized tasks, while letting the bots do the grunt work......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 6th, 2018

Here"s how coronavirus may impact local construction costs

So far, most work has continued locally, where the industry employs roughly 90,000 people......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 hr. 20 min. ago

Uber connects out-of-work U.S. ride-hail drivers to delivery, production jobs

Uber Technologies Inc said on Monday its app will list job openings in the delivery, food production and grocery industry that can be accessed by its U.S. drivers who have been hit by a slump in ride-hailing demand due to the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: reuters7 hr. 20 min. ago

Triangle home showings plummet as pandemic hits housing market

A recent report found a huge drop in home showings while other metrics for the Triangle hosing market were also down......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 50 min. ago

North Texas employees share their home workspaces (Photos)

We asked our readers to show off their home workspaces and they delivered. For health and safety reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies in North Texas asked their employees to work from home starting in mid-March. We asked our r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2020

Seafood industry struggles during coronavirus outbreak

The seafood industry has been upended by the spread of the coronavirus, which has halted sales in restaurants and sent fishermen and dealers scrambling for new markets.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 5th, 2020

How Saudi Arabia Can Save the Global Oil Industry

It’s time for a crystal clear take-it-or-leave-it ultimatum. If that doesn’t work, oil prices will drop to single digits. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 5th, 2020