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India Inc. needs to address the systemic, culturally ingrained issues affecting women’s workplace experiences and career trajectories in order to be fully inclusive.

Around 39 per cent and 26 per cent of respondents participating in a survey, from consumer and services sectors, respectively, opined that their respective companies was best defined as ‘performance oriented’. 

Never in history has the human brain been asked to track so many data points. This overloading of the brain’s circuits is the primary reason that smart people are underperforming at work. We’re simply expecting more of our brains than they have the energy to handle.

According to a survey, around 69 per cent and 53 per cent of hiring managers face difficulties in finding the right talent for mid-level and senior management levels respectively.

A research to determine employees’ readiness to retire found that a surprisingly large number of the respondents look forward to their lives after retirement. Countries, such as India, Brazil and China have shown relatively higher rates of retirement readiness than others.

Organisations today are trying new methods to attract as well as retain talent. For instance, recently one of the large traditional Indian business conglomerates decided to go for a five-days-a-week because employees voted for it.

Work-life balance is no longer a woman’s problem alone. The increasingly automated and brutal world of competition, finds both men and women struggling to find a balance between their professional and family commitments. But, are organisations indifferent to the needs of their workers?