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41% employees will stay longer if there is internal hiring: Report

The COVID-19 outbreak accelerated digitisation of processes, including hiring processes, across companies and sectors. If predictions based on LinkedIn’s data and survey of HR...

Airbnb bats for D&I, will include more women, minorities in workforce

Airbnb has pledged to integrate more minorities from underrepresented communities in the US. It will also ensure that 50 per cent of its global...

India Workplace Equality Index launched

India now has its own workplace equality index with the launch of the India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI). Keshav Suri, hotelier and LGBT+ activist,...

More firms are promoting D&I heads across the globe

Maggie Farrell is appointed the D&I and human resources manager of construction service firm, SM Wilson & Co., while Candice Eaton Gaul moves up...

59% indigenous Australians face racism at work

Institutional racism continues to be a concern for the Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islander workers, in Australia. The Diversity Council Australia in collaboration with...

Exclusive job portal for women, LGBTQ, PwD and army veterans

Avtar, the Chennai-based diversity hiring company, has launched a job portal that will cater exclusively to women, members of the the LGBTQ community, persons...

Lowe’s India appoints Mohith Mohan as senior director – HR

Lowe's India has announced the appointment of Mohith Mohan as the senior director for human resources in India. Mohan has move from Hudson’s Bay Company,...

Sun Life ASCI accelerates D&I agenda with women-centric initiatives

Sun Life Asia Service Centre India (ASCI), which is the global in-house centre (GIC) of Sun Life Financial, has a 1900-strong workforce, of which...

ABB to have 25% women in managerial roles

As part of its Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategy 2030, ABB is working to double the percentage of women managers across its offices, globally,...

Google to set up DEI Advisory Council, will strengthen D&I agenda

Taking forward its commitment to making the workplace more friendly and to uphold its D&I agenda, Google will set up a Diversity, Equity and...

Wells Fargo CEO apologises for insensitive comment about Black talent

Charles Scharf, CEO, Wells Fargo, had, in a memo to the employees, commented that the talent pool in the corporate world in the US...

DXC Tech onboards 500 women in a single day

DXC Technologies announced on August 27 that it has onboarded 500 women candidates in a single day! All the candidates, who come from leading...

‘Weekend curfew’ and ‘gratitude holiday’ for OYO employees

OYO Hotels & Homes has announced several initiatives to ensure the health, wellbeing and work-life balance of its employees, as it gears up to...

Alstom India steps up diversity efforts

Alstom India has increased its efforts to hire more women across the organisation and on the shopfloor. A part of its global 2025 vision...

10 days of period leave a year for Zomato employees

In an attempt to eliminate the stigma associated with menstruation, Zomato, the food-delivery company has introduced period leave. The women employees of the Company...

Why Godrej & Boyce is engaging more women in the workforce

It is not surprising that women are underrepresented in the manufacturing sector, and the argument to increase the industry’s fair share of female talent...

Diversity is more than a numbers game

The case for diversity calls for more than just hiring a bunch of different people into an organisation. Quite often, the ‘I’ in D&I...

IKEA India celebrates Equality Day

Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8, IKEA India observed Equality Day on March 3, at its corporate office in Bangalore, to celebrate...

IPM India drives forward the D&I agenda

IPM India has seen change in the organisational culture as the leadership team has spearheaded a movement to make the workplace more diverse and...

Leading by example: How Uber India is driving the D&I agenda

Uber, the global transport company with its roots in San Francisco -- one of the most diverse cities in the United States -- is...

WeWork India shows its commitment to the D&I agenda

WeWork India, one of the major co-working businesses operating in the country, has announced the extension of medical insurance benefits to same-sex domestic partners...

Vatican upholds diversity,  appoints first woman in a senior post

Pope Francis has announced that Fracesa Di Giovanni will be an under-secretary overseeing multilateral relations in the Secretariat   Sixty-six year old Francesca Di Giovanni will...

Chennai Metro Rail: Women employees allege, not getting maternity leave

The 70 odd women employees working with Chennai Metro Rail has alleged that the government has denied them maternity leave. According to the staff...

CredAble takes gender sensitisation seriously

The ‘Me Too’ movement brought many cases of sexual harassment at workplaces into the limelight. It also made the corporate world more aware of...

How diversity is connected to engagement

Organisations that have fewer women in their workforces are actually missing out. On what? On many positive outcomes, including higher job satisfaction, enhanced level...

How IPM is trying to achieve its diversity agenda

IPM India aims to reach 40 per cent women's representation at work by 2022. The Company started its D&I journey in 2016 to achieve...

Anuranjita Kumar quits RBS: Sanjeev Vaid elevated to MD-HR, rewards

Anuranjita Kumar has left her seat as the managing director and head-HR, international hubs, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), after almost two years of...

TCS India initiates medical insurance cover for its LGBT employees

Information technology services major, Tata Consultancy Services, has revamped its employee health benefits policy to include its staff members who belong to the LGBT...

How to make cross-functional teams successful

Working professionals have different perspectives about assigning a project to a cross-functional team. But what is it that leads to such varying opinions? A...

Pakistan to encourage women to join the judiciary

Emphasising the fact that justice has nothing to do with gender, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa announced that the Supreme...

Employee Clubs: Good for organisational culture

We all have been part of groups, clubs or societies in college and school. Generally, such groups come together because the members have common...

Faculty Hiring: IITs & IIMs asked to adhere to quota rules

After a parliament panel questioned the HRD ministry on the poor implementation of the reservation policy in educational institutes, the HRD ministry has directed...

Women form 37% of leadership and 29.2% of workforce at Microsoft

According to Microsoft’s Diversity and Inclusion Report 2019, 29.2 per cent of its global workforce comprises women. The figure has increased by 1.2 percentage...

K Raheja Corp strides towards building an all-inclusive work culture

The agenda of diversity is being taken very seriously by India Inc. It isn’t just gender diversity but diversity in all forms that is...

What are the traits of an inclusive leader?

They say, diversity and inclusion flows from the top, and it is rather true. Till the top leadership is not inclusive in nature, you...

Capgemini reinforces its D&I agenda with LGBTQ hiring

It has been a year since section 377 was scrapped by the Supreme Court of India. But changes had already started at Capgemini a...

HR should play the role of enabler of diversity

Companies today are all aiming to be diverse and inclusive. However, what this truly means, what it entails, and how to achieve diversity in...

Citigroup and Star India do their bit for inclusion and diversity

Citigroup has upheld its inclusiveness mission by ensuring that its employee benefits and policies cover the domestic partners, including live-in partners of all its...

Facebook all set to achieve diversity goal

Social-media giant, Facebook, will double the percentage of women in its workforce by 2024. The Company will also double the number of Black, Hispanic,...

Philips – Making benefits flexible for employees

The HR policies in organisations are undergoing change in keeping with the changing dynamics of the modern workplace. Recently, Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce company...

Bosch India – Celebrating diversity in various forms

Diversity is more than just reaching a target or a milestone in the male–female ratio at the workplace. It is more about giving equal...

Why is it important to have introverts in your organisation?

In every organisation, there are some people who do their work silently and are hardly heard, let alone known. As a matter of fact,...

Johnson & Johnson exhibits commitment to LGBTQ+ professionals

Johnson & Johnson India (J&J) showed its undying support to the LGBTQ+ community on the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB), which...

IBM – Creating opportunities through the ‘Tech re-entry programme’

A break in your career can make a big impact on your CV. Rejoining the workforce after a long time is very difficult for...

Diversity walking on a thin line

Men in India Inc. are becoming increasingly insecure. And why won’t they —not only has corporate India opened its home and heart for women...

Shapoorji Pallonji Group’s ‘Breaking Barriers Olympics’ for a diverse and inclusive...

Shapoorji Pallonji Group, the Indian business conglomerate, dealing in construction, textiles and real estate among many other things, recently integrated corporate social responsibility (CSR)...

How does Capgemini do it better than others?

Last few years have witnessed a sea change in the way employees are cared for in their organisations. Amongst the companies that have taken...

Reckitt Benckiser’s #HeDaresSheDares challenge: Breaking stereotypes at work

Munazza Kasmani grew up in Pakistan in a conservative family, where girls getting access to higher education and even simplest of things such as...

Philips India announces 8 weeks of paid paternity leave

Philips India has recently revised its paternity leave policy allowing eligible fathers to take a paid leave of eight weeks. By doing so, the...

The influence and impact of beliefs

One story that has left an indelible impact on me is that of a baby elephant, chained to a tree to prevent it from...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Abu Dhabi’s HRA and EGA come together to boost employment

In a perfect example of meaningful cooperation between the public and private sectors, Abu Dhabi’s Human Resources Authority (HRA) has entered into an agreement...

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“Don’t wear company logo in public”: FB to staff

Facebook has asked its employees to refrain from wearing the company logo in public. This directive came after the suspension of Trump’s account from...

IDEMIA appoints group executive member Matthew Foxton, as the new regional president

IDEMIA, a global market leader in augmented identity solutions, today announced the appointment of Matthew Foxton as its new regional president for India. Matthew...

315 employees of Dropbox to be laid off

Dropbox will lay off 11 per cent of its staff, that is, about 315 people. With most of its employees across the globe working...

Over 56 lakh COVID-19 advance claims settled by EPFO by December 2020

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has paid over Rs 14,000 crore towards settlement of 56.79 lakh COVID-19 non-refundable advance claims, last year. Following the virus...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...