Overtime: to light a pest or is it okay? Startups are divided over their opinions

The overtime controversy – which recently sparked strong reactions from some of India’s top IT chiefs – has spread to the startup sector, which is clearly divided on the issue. When it comes to side-job employees, the general feeling is to tread carefully, and I’ve found ET based on conversations with several startup heads across … Read more

Overtime: to light a pest or is it okay? Startups are divided over their opinions

The overtime controversy – which recently sparked strong reactions from some of India’s top IT chiefs – has spread to the startup sector, which is clearly divided on the issue. When it comes to side-job employees, the general feeling is to tread carefully, and I’ve found ET based on conversations with several startup heads across … Read more

Earning more money becomes difficult for techies as after Infosys and Wipro, managing director of big IT firm says overtime is not ethical

Managing Director of IBM India, Sandeep Patel, has also opined that doing overtime, or having employees take on other projects while working for a company, is unethical. Endorsing what Wipro President Rashad Premji had said on the issue, Patel said: “You know Raishad’s position on this subject. I share Rashad’s position.” Mumbai: Overtime has become … Read more