Fitness first: These Swedish companies have made exercising in the office mandatory

Fitness first: These Swedish companies have made exercising in the office mandatory

Workers spending their lunch break at the gym may be commonplace in most Western countries, but in Sweden some employers are pushing the idea even further, making on-the-job exercise compulsory. Every Friday, employees of fashion and sportswear retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company’s Stockholm headquarters to get their weekly workout at a nearby gym. There is no getting out of it: for more than two years the company founded by the Swedish tennis legend has made on-the-job exercise mandatory at the initiative of chief executive Henrik Bunge,…

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Smog Lifts, But Companies’ View of Polluted Delhi Skies is Dim

Smog Lifts, But Companies’ View of Polluted Delhi Skies is Dim

As New Delhi grappled with its worst smog in 17 years, the head of India’s largest mobile payment firm got on a plane and left, one of thousands of professionals escaping pollution that could cost the capital and the broader economy dear. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of PayTM payment start-up, left last Sunday for a temporary stay in Mumbai, worried about the impact of hazardous clouds of dust, smoke and fumes that hang over Delhi during the winter months. “It became very visibly clear that it is going to be…

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Food and Beverage Companies are Finding Creative Ways to Reach Kids Online, Here’s What to Know

Food and Beverage Companies are Finding Creative Ways to Reach Kids Online, Here’s What to Know

  I have witnessed my sons on social media posting images of simulated Gatorade coolers being poured over their heads, sending digital Valentine Day’s cards made by Taco Bell reading “Nacho average Valentine,” and voting on new potato-chip flavors. These are not the passive ads of my childhood. They are clever ways corporations reach children and teenagers, encouraging them to interact with a brand and promote it to their friends. Valentines certainly appear innocent enough. But will manipulating an image of a Gatorade cooler really entice kids to drink more…

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Head for the companies with a method in mind

Head for the companies with a method in mind

After years of over- and underestimating, I sooner or later understand how many quarts of tomatoes we’ll use in the direction of a yr. i have learned to double up on the raspberry jam. Even the maximum delicious peach preserves cross partially uneaten, but we’re going to end all the peach pie filling. Seven specific chutneys could be too many.those are a few of the instructions learned. beyond keeping’s seasonal time crunches – bitter cherries are here and long past! – it’s vital to be organized and tactical, and to…

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90% Companies in India Looking to Hire: Survey

90% Companies in India Looking to Hire: Survey

The job market in India is improving. About 90 per cent of companies are looking to hire, says Sambhav Rakyan, data services practice leader for Asia Pacific at Towers Watson, a global HR consulting firm. Mr Sambhav Rakyan says its hiring survey showed that strong demand is being seen for graduates from top-tier business schools, research jobs in pharma, technical areas like social, mobile, analytics and cloud computing (SMAC) and SharePoint. The top sectors where the companies would be hiring are sales and engineering, he added. Entry-Level Salaries Recently the…

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