Tag: diversity

Can demographic diversity ensure cognitive diversity at the workplace?

Today, it is not uncommon to find multinational companies speaking publicly of the men to women ratio in their organisations, or even bragging about...

Shipsy’s ‘2nd Innings’ programme encourages diversity

Shipsy, the SaaS-based smart logistics management platform provider, has launched a programme called 2nd Innings, as part of its measures to promote diversity and...

Nestle India bats for gender diversity, recruits 42% women in 2020

Proving its commitment to ensuring and improving gender diversity within the organisation, Nestle India is focussing on hiring more women. Right now, 23 per...

Bank of Canada bats for diversity, appoints women deputy governors

The Bank of Canada will soon have two women as members of its governing council. The first woman to be part of the six-member...

Amazon launches 2 all-women delivery stations in Kerala

Amazon India has launched two delivery stations in Kerala, which will be operated by a 100 per cent all- women team. The stations, at...

What makes Indian CXOs a great fit for global roles?

In India, people follow different religions, customs, belong to different sects, castes, and speak different languages. Every state is known for its own festivities,...

Randi Bryant is first chief diversity officer for Freshworks

In line with its goal to focus on diversity in the workspace, SaaS software company, Freshworks Inc. has appointed DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)...

iD Fresh Food to hire 500+, ensure diversity

iD Fresh Food, the fresh food company, is working to expand its workforce in India and abroad. It hopes to ensure more gender diversity...

Shilpa Bidathanapalli appointed VP-HR, CNSI

CNSI, the global innovative healthcare management solutions provider, has appointed Shilpa Bidathanapalli as vice president - human resources, for its operations in Chennai, India....

Boeing fires 65 employees for racist conduct

In the new company report on diversity, Boeing has mentioned that since June 2020, it has fired 65 employees and disciplined 53 for behaviours...

MG Motor India’s all-women crew manufactures 50,000th Hector

Upholding its commitment to gender parity, MG Motor India has managed to manufacture its 50,000th Hector using an all-women crew at its manufacturing facility...

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...

Communicate like LORDS: One small word to give your communication skills...

I had the most bizarre conversation with someone on the telephone this morning. I misunderstood one word at the beginning of the call, and...

Germany to make vaccination compulsory for medical, healthcare professionals

Germany is planning to make vaccinations compulsory beginning March 2022. As reported by Reuters, people working in the medical and healthcare field will have to...

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Piaggio inducts all-women workforce at Baramati plant

Piaggio Vehicles (PVPL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, the two-wheeler manufacturer, has introduced an all-women workforce on its assembly...

How can HR regain the lost trust of employees?

The Human Resource department of any organisation, feeds on the trust of the employees. It acts as a guardian, protecting the employees and keeping...

How Honeywell built a foolproof talent-succession system via automation

In the last one year, the focus for Honeywell, the electrical manufacturing conglomerate, has been streamlining its talent-succession system. Talking to HRKatha, Sumedha Pal...

International CTC of Rs 2.15 crore offered at IIT-Roorkee placement session

More offers are being made at the IITs of Roorkee, Guwahati and Madras this year compared to the previous year. Placement offers went up...

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“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

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...