Tag: gender

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

Tesla may have to produce race, gender details of workforce

Days after Tesla ended up paying $137 million in damages to a former employee who accused the car manufacturing company of racial discrimination, the...

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,...

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...

Age-related bias troubles 33% Indian employees at work

Bias against employees on the basis of age has become quite rampant in Indian workplaces, reveals a survey by JobBuzz, the employer rating platform...

Intel India extends health benefits to domestic partners of employees

Intel India has shown its commitment to the diversity and inclusion agenda, by extending healthcare benefits to the domestic partners of its employees, whether...

Citigroup tries to close gender pay gap in Singapore  

The Group has made salary adjustments to ensure women doing the same work as their male counterparts get the same remuneration. Citigroup Inc., Singapore, has...

Vodafone staff to enjoy 16 weeks’ parental leave

Vodafone, the British multinational telecommunication company, has recently announced that all its employees will now be allowed to take 16 weeks of fully-paid parental...

Can India have a menopause policy for the workplace?

On the eve of World Menopause Day, which falls on the 18 October, a UK-based media house announced a workplace policy which accommodates its...

It’s illegal to target digital ads/jobs, on the basis of gender,...

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled against seven companies that posted ads on Facebook, to publicise vacancies such that the ads...

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...

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...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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BVC Logistics allows teams to work anytime, anywhere, any day

BVC Logistics (BVCL), the Mumbai-based secure logistics firm, has rolled out a new policy allowing its teams to work from any location they wish,...

AI, ML, cybersecurity jobs available at JP Morgan Chase, India

JP Morgan Chase is all set to hire talent in the areas of data engineering, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning(ML), cybersecurity and cloud computing....

Amazon India lets students shadow its senior leaders for a day

In a bid to help develop and nurture future leaders, Amazon India has announced its unique initiative, ‘ADayAtAmazon’. Under this initiative, two selected B-school...

Alibaba lays off 10,000 as part of cost-cutting measures

To reduce costs, Alibaba, the Chinese tech major, has let go almost 10,000 employees. This is the Company’s response to poor sales and the...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“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...