Tag: inclusion

Atypical Advantage achieves 100% placement for students with disabilities

Atypical Advantage, the employment platform catering to Persons with Disabilities (PWD), has managed to achieve 100 per cent summer placements for students with disabilities....

78% of top-performing US firms train managers to support employee well-being

Companies that have a significant presence of women across hierarchies are known to have better policies in place. In fact, according to MKinsey’s Women...

Amazon India signs MoU with 5 state governments to empower PwDs

Amazon India has entered into an agreement with the state governments of Haryana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to provide employment to persons...

Google’s chief diversity officer is part of board of directors, Kanarys...

Melonie D Parker, chief diversity officer, Google, has been appointed to the board of Dallas-based diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) technology company, Kanarys...

New Amravati the latest station to go ‘pink’

The New Amravati station has been inaugurated as yet another ‘pink station’ by the Central Railway. The station will be managed by an all-women...

Tata Technologies furthers diversity agenda; to hire 1,000 women

Through its new brand campaign, #EngineeringDiversity, Tata Technology is inviting women innovators to join the company’s efforts to come up with safe and sustainable...

Glenn Williams appointed chief diversity officer, HP Inc.

HP Inc. has announced the appointment of Glenn Williams as its new chief diversity officer. Williams moves from Qualcomm where he was VP – HR...

WEF recognises Tata Steel as Global DE&I Lighthouse 2023

Tata Steel has been recognised for advancing intersectional gender diversity for employees and students, by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Because of its inclusive...

Will D&I policies become unconstitutional & illegal in the US?

Looks like the US Supreme Court will soon disallow private universities from taking the race of applicants into account while granting them admission. In two...

Lenovo joins mission to ensure inclusion in STEM

With an aim to close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Lenovo has joined others that share its vision to...

Women form 36.1% of Wipro’s workforce, 22.2% of board of directors

That Wipro is serious about its mission to make the organisation diverse and inclusive in every sense of the word is clear from the...

Lenovo commits to inclusivity, signs Declaration of Amsterdam

Upholding its commitment towards creating a more inclusive workplace for its LGBTQ+ employees, Lenovo has signed the Declaration of Amsterdam on the occasion of...

DDB Mudra Group’s Vanaja Pillai promoted, will head diversity, inclusion &...

DDB Mudra Group has elevated Vanaja Pillai to the post of head – diversity, inclusion and impact. For over two years now, Pillai has...

Organisations worldwide are becoming more inclusive: Report

Figures for women in the corporate world are rather impressive, if the Gender Equality Index for 2022 is to be believed. About 7.5 per...

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)...

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,...

Financial inclusion for women through Project Kirana

Project Kirana launched by MasterCard, a global payments tech and USAID, a development agency, will enroll as many as 3000 women in Uttar Pradesh. The...

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...

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...

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...

How work-from-home is fighting ableism

Teen Vogue, an American online publication, interviewed people on the concept of remote working. One employee diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis claimed that the WFH...

Amazon India launches 2nd all-women delivery station, promotes diversity

E-commerce company, Amazon, has established a delivery station in Kadi, in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, which is managed entirely by women. A total...

Why ‘belongingness’ is high on the HR agenda

Most organisations are actively pursuing diverse representation at the workplace, but this alone will not necessarily ensure that all employees feel included. Creating a...

Microaggression: Threat to inclusion at the workplace

An older colleague mentions to a younger co-worker that she is very hardworking for her age. A young person asks an older person if...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Saudi Arabia expands saudisation programme in aviation

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services, has announced the second...

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Is Capgemini gearing to hire in big numbers in India?

Looks like Capgemini, the global software-services firm is planning to hire more people for its India team in financial year 2025. While the present employee...

Tetra Pak to axe 300 roles; to shut Jurong factory

In a strategic move, Tetra Pak, a multinational food processing and packaging company, has announced the laying off of 300 employees. The decision comes...

Gujarat govt to increase NPS contribution; hikes DA by 4%

The dearness allowance (DA) for the around 4,45,000 employees of the Gujarat government and the dearness relief (DR) for about 4,63,000 pensioners have been...
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Voluntary redundancy encouraged as IBM aims for $3 billion savings

IBM has called upon employees willing to opt for voluntary redundancy as the company initiates another round of global job cuts. These job cuts...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“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....
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